Phoenix. Land of the dry heat, scorching sunlight and sidewalks that get so hot, you can fry an egg on them. Not the ideal locale for a sport that is played on a sheet of ice, such as hockey.
The Diamondbacks just can’t seem to avoid the injury bug this season. J.J. Putz became the latest victim dislocating his pinky finger and suffering a small laceration trying to field a groundball off the bat of Kevin Frandsen in the D-Backs 4-3 loss to the Phillies on Friday night.
Former head coach of the Arizona Cardinals, Ken Whisenhunt, returns to the University of Phoenix Stadium as the offensive coordinator for the San Diego Chargers tomorrow.
It may have been the final day of Cards Camp in Glendale, but there was certainly plenty of things going on. In fact, it may have been one of the most newsworthy days of this entire training camp.
There are many words that you can use to describe the 2013 Arizona Diamondbacks, but quitters isn’t one of them. Down 8-0 early on, Arizona was able to draw within in a run at 8-7 in the eighth inning, but that was the closest they got as they would lose to the Reds, 10-7, on Wednesday night.
The ESPN NBA Summer projections came out recently for both the Eastern and Western Conference. Kobe Bryant made the top story about the said network when he posted his response to the rankings on Twitter. His “12th I see..” quote made fodder in the sports media for days.
As the Arizona Diamondbacks battle for a playoff spot, it seems they have already lost a different fight. According to Paul Lukas, who tracks sports’ uniforms on Uni-Watch.com, the Dbacks ranked 27th overall for their home and road uniform combinations.
One thing is crystal clear, Steve Keim and Bruce Arians will try to improve the Cardinals roster no matter what time of the season it may be. The Cardinals signed kicker Dan Carpenter early Wednesday, according to a number of media sources.
atrick Corbin and Paul Goldschmidt proved yet again why they were worthy of being named to the All-Star Game with their efforts tonight in Cincinnati. Corbin threw a complete game and Goldschmidt hit a grand slam in the eighth inning to give the Diamondbacks a 5-2 win in Cincinnati to even up the four-game series at one game a piece against the Reds.
Just a day after being released by the Lions, receiver Mike Thomas signed with the Cardinals on Tuesday, according to Ian Rapoport of NFL.com. Less than a year ago, the Lions acquired Thomas from the Jaguars in exchange for a 2014 fifth round pick.
Earlier this summer, many Suns fans were worried about the health of first round pick Alex Len. Just a month after having surgery on his left ankle to repair a stress fracture, the young big man had surgery on his other ankle.
The Arizona Cardinals have a tough beginning half of their 2013 NFL schedule ending with a break in Week Nine. After bye week, the Cardinals will face three teams that they haven’t played a regular game against in four years.
The Sun Devils secondary is down a man after it was revealed on Monday that safety Marcus Ball will be out the next three to five weeks because of a shoulder injury. Ball suffered the injury during Saturday’s scrimmage at Camp Tontozona.
With their third preseason game still a few days away, the Cardinals are already getting a head start on their roster cuts. On Monday, the Cardinals released three players; center Kyle Quinn, punter Will Batson and guard/center Scott Wedige.
Two more defensive weapons were added to Graham’s 2014 recruiting class. (@TheSunDevils, Twitter)
The month of August continues to be kind to Todd Graham and his ASU Football program on the recruiting trail. Two high school seniors announced their intentions to play at the Tempe campus for the next four years on Saturday.
Armand Perry, a defensive back out of Las Vegas, and Connor...
The first half of Arizona Cardinals/Dallas Cowboys game told the tale of this preseason contest. The Cardinals made red zone mistakes and failed to drive for a touchdown but scored three field goals in the first half.
In an expected move, the Diamondbacks activated Trevor Cahill from the 15-day disabled list. To make room on the 25-man roster for Cahill, Chaz Roe was sent to Triple-A Reno.
After weeks of anticipation, the Suns finally revealed their new uniforms in front of several fans at the Scottsdale Fashion Center on Thursday night.
Daryl Washington’s four-game suspension was upheld by the league on Thursday afternoon, according to a number of different sources.
The Arizona Cardinals are at the bottom tier of the National Football League value list according to Forbes. At a cool $961 million, the team is 24th overall on this year’s annual list just behind the New Orleans Saints and ahead of the San Diego Chargers.
Ryan Williams might not be in an Arizona Cardinals uniform come Week One. The former 2011 second round pick has had season-ending knee and shoulder injuries each of the last two years and has not suited up since very early on in this training camp due to feeling soreness in the same bothersome knee.
Less than 24 hours after Paul Goldschmidt tied up the game and then won it later on, Aaron Hill did the same thing in the Diamondbacks 5-4 victory over this afternoon from Chase Field.
=The Diamondbacks are adding even more speed to their outfield as Tony Campana was recalled from Triple-A on Wednesday. In a corresponding move, Arizona optioned Tyler Skaggs back to Reno.
Cardinals star receiver Larry Fitzgerald can add a new title to his future hall of fame career; one of the league’s most overpaid players. On Wednesday, Forbes released their annual list of the NFL’s overpaid players and Fitzgerald placed seventh out of 10 players.
The Cardinals have returned to the practice field this week to prepare for their preseason home opener on Saturday afternoon from the University of Phoenix Stadium. With the game still a few days away, there have been several nuggets that have come out of Cards Camp over the past couple of days.