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University of Arizona Wildacts garner recognition after big upset of Oregon

After the Arizona Wildcats came into Thursday nights game unranked and  pulled off the upset of the year so far against the #2 ranked Oregon Ducks they are now ranked #10 and #13 in the AP and Coaches Polls respectively. That is up 16 spots in the coaches poll and the first time in the AP Top 25 since the week of October 4, 2010. No one had Arizona anywhere near the top ten...
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October 06, 2014  |  Discuss

Carson Palmer set to return as early as next week

Carson Palmer may be able to suit up for the Arizona Cardinals very soon and it could not have come at a better time. It was reported by Jay Glazer of FOX Sports that Palmer met with a specialist that finally got the nerve in his shoulder to wake up. That news certainly has him ready and believing he can and will play this upcoming week when the Cardinals face the Washington...
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October 06, 2014  |  Discuss

WATCH: Logan Thomas scores his first career touchdown

(AP Photo/Matt York) The Cardinals were soundly thrashed 41-20 by the Peyton Manning-lead Denver Broncos on Sunday afternoon.  Very few things went right for the Cardinals during this game.  Whether it was drops from the wide receivers, ineffective running game, or the secondary getting burned reportedly, it was a complete disaster all around. With Carson Palmer still out with...
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October 06, 2014  |  Discuss

Larry Fitzgerald has some strong views on Calais Campbell chop block

Following the Cardinals 41-20 loss to the Denver Broncos, the Cardinals locker room was livid. What they were livid about was not the score, though. Cardinals star defensive end Calais Campbell was taken out by a chop block from Broncos tight end Julius Thomas. Bruce Arians called it the dirtiest play he had seen in 37 years of coaching. Larry Fitzgerald may have been the most upset...
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October 05, 2014  |  Discuss

Larry Fitzgerald: Chop block on Calais Campbell was “bull****”

Following the Cardinals 41-20 loss to the Denver Broncos, the Cardinals locker room was livid. What they were livid about was not the score, though. Cardinals star defensive end Calais Campbell was taken out by a chop block from Broncos tight end Julius Thomas. Bruce Arians called it the dirtiest play he had seen in 37 years of coaching. Larry Fitzgerald may have been the most upset...
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October 05, 2014  |  Discuss

QB Drew Stanton will start third straight game for Cardinals

  (AP Photo/Rick Scuteri)   #AZCardinals QB @drewstanton will start against the @Broncos on Sunday. #AZvsDEN — Arizona Cardinals (@AZCardinals) October 3, 2014   Following the news of Carson Palmer’s right shoulder injury taking longer to heal than expected, and Palmer even being excused from practice to see a shoulder specialist on Wednesday, backup quarterback Drew Stanton...
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October 03, 2014  |  Discuss

Could the Arizona Coyotes be sold again?

AP Image A year ago the Arizona Coyotes, then known as the Phoenix Coyotes, were bought buy a group called IceArizona who were of mainly Canadian businessmen.  The sale ended speculation that the team would leave Arizona.  The team was then renamed the Arizona Coyotes or the start of the 2014-15 season A report has emerged in the New York Post that suggests the Coyotes are in...
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October 03, 2014  |  Discuss

Unranked Arizona upsets #2 Oregon

Mandatory Credit: Jonathan Ferrey I told you it was a big week for Arizona sports, and the Arizona Wildcats started it off with a bang, upsetting the previously ranked #2 Oregon Ducks. With this win, Arizona should sky rocket up the polls, and Oregon will now find themselves hoping for their third straight season, that the teams in front of them suffer epic meltdowns, so they can...
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October 03, 2014  |  Discuss

Report: Coyotes will send Max Domi back to OHL

(AP Photo/Bill Kostroun) The Arizona Coyotes look like they are going to send top forward prospect Max Domi back to the London Knights of the Ontario Hockey League, Looks like PHX is returning Max Domi to LDN of the OHL. Big boost for the Knights.— Bob McKenzie (@TSNBobMcKenzie) October 2, 2014 ">according to Bob McKenzie of TSN. After Coyotes general manager Don Maloney said...
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October 02, 2014  |  Discuss

WATCH: Goran Dragic with impressive trick shot

Mandatory Credit: phoenixsuns.com Suns point and shooting guard Goran Dragic did not fall in love with basketball from the get go. In fact, his first love was soccer. Dragic combined his basketball ability with his first true love, to create an incredible shot during practice today. Check it out here: Impressive right? Let’s see if Dragic convinces the NBA to allow him to kick...
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October 01, 2014  |  Discuss

Carson Palmer to seek second opinion on shoulder

After leading a comeback against the Chargers in week 1, Palmer has yet to see a return to the field. (AP Photo)   Cardinals starting quarterback Carson Palmer’s shoulder injury suffered in week 1 has lasted a lot longer than I’m sure he or any team officials expected. Now, Palmer will seek a second opinion on his ailing shoulder. Palmer was excused from Wednesday’s practice...
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October 01, 2014  |  Discuss

Arizona schools look to crash USC, Oregon rides

Bercovici runs off the field after a 38-33 win over the UCLA Bruins in 2013. Mandatory Credit: http://www.thesundevils.com The Arizona Wildcats will kick off a big weekend for Arizona sports tomorrow in Eugene, Oregon. Arizona is coming off a bye, following an electric game against the California Golden Bears, in which they won on a last second Hail Mary.  Oregon comes into the...
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October 01, 2014  |  Discuss

Cardianls re-sign linebacker following release of Butler

Bishop attempts to tackle Marion Grice, who was recently signed by Arizona. Mandatory Credit: Donald Miralle Yesterday the team announced that they had cut veteran linebacker Victor Butler. That left the team an open roster spot, and they filled that with today’s addition of Desmond Bishop. Bishop was on the roster this past offseason, and was among the last cuts, beat out by...
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October 01, 2014  |  Discuss

Report: Carson Palmer's nerve injury 'still lingering'

USA TODAY Sports Arizona Cardinals quarterback suffered an injury to his throwing arm in the Week 1 win over the San Diego Chargers on Monday Night Football.  The injury was what head coach Bruce Arians called a “nerve thing”. After missing the next two games and seeing backup Drew Stanton lead the team to wins against the New York Giants and San Francisco 49ers, Palmer and...
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October 01, 2014  |  Discuss

Fanaika injured, Cooper starts?

Mandatory Credit: (USATSI) Jonathan Cooper was drafted as a once in a lifetime type guard. He looked the part in the preseason, until being rolled on from behind, breaking his leg. The only player to sit out of the Cardinals first practice since their bye week, was starting right guard Paul Fanaika. Fanaika suffered an injury in the Cardinals win over the San Francisco 49ers, but...
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October 01, 2014  |  Discuss

D-backs will keep roster intact

Mandatory Credit: covers.com A few days after the Arizona Diamondbacks cleaned house with the firing of both GM Kevin Towers and manager Kirk Gibson (Replaced by Dave Stewart and Alan Trammel), they begin to fix the damage endured after a tumultuous 64 win season. While the office may have been cleaned and overhauled, the roster will remain intact. “Don’t expect much change...
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September 30, 2014  |  Discuss

Larry Fitzgerald carved in… Corn?

If you live in or around Phoenix, you know of Schnepf Farms. If you know of Schnepf farms, you know of their history doing famous individuals as their seasonal corn maze. This year they portrayed a valley hero in Larry Fitzgerald with the words “Bringing it home” It’s a huge honor & I’m humbled by their time & craftsmanship. I look forward to coming back out to tackle...
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September 30, 2014  |  Discuss

Jonathan Dwyer formally charged with hitting wife

(Photo: foxsports.com) Cardinals running back Jonathan Dwyer has been formally charged with assaulting his wife in two separate altercations in July in their Phoenix apartment. An indictment released late Friday afternoon charged Dwyer with felony aggravated assault and eight misdemeanors. Investigators say that Dwyer broke his wife’s nose during a July 21 argument and engaged...
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September 30, 2014  |  Discuss

Phoenix Suns sign Marcus and Markieff Morris to extensions

PhoenixSuns.com The Phoenix Suns have announced that the Morris twins of Marcus and Markieff to new long-term contract extensions.  The move comes a week after the team ended months of speculation and signed Eric Bledsoe to a five-year $70 million contract extension. The Morris twins are two of the most efficient players in the NBA hen coming off the bench and general manager Ryan...
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September 29, 2014  |  Discuss

Michael Bidwill wants a game in London for Cardinals

AP Image On Sunday afternoon (evening in jolly old England), the Oakland Raiders and Miami Dolphins took the field at Wembley Stadium in London in the annual International Series game.  The NFL’s jaunts to London have become a regular occurrence since 2007 and there is now three games scheduled for the 2014 season. The games are lucrative and allow the NFL to expand the sport...
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September 29, 2014  |  Discuss

NFC West Update: How did the NFC West fare in week 4?

Mandatory Credit: nflrush.com Week four for the NFC West is in the books. Three of the four teams had a bye week, which normally would make it a quite week, but not with the San Francisco 49ers being the team playing this week. Many people were questioning what was wrong with this team. Were the losses because the team sustained losses? Or are they just falling a part? Today it...
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September 29, 2014  |  Discuss

Diamondbacks relieve Kirk Gibson of managerial duties

(AP Photo)   #Dbacks manager Kirk Gibson and bench coach Alan Trammell have been relieved of their duties. — Arizona Diamondbacks (@Dbacks) September 26, 2014   As an extremely forgettable season winds down, the Diamondbacks have relieved manager Kirk Gibson and bench coach Alan Trammell of their duties. With three games left, the Diamondbacks currently own the worst record...
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September 26, 2014  |  Discuss

Photo: Arizona’s awesome throwback posters for 2014-15 season

The Arizona Wildcat basketball team decided to go a different route for their 2014-15 team schedule posters.  They decided on a cartoon theme.  And as we can seem from the picture below, it’s pretty awesome.  The art was created by Allison Smith. What’s even better is the reaction of the players when head coach Sean Miller unveiled them after a practice session.  The video...
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September 26, 2014  |  Discuss

Photo: Arizona basketball’s awesome throwback posters for 2014-15 season

The Arizona Wildcat basketball team decided to go a different route for their 2014-15 team schedule posters.  They decided on a cartoon theme.  And as we can seem from the picture below, it’s pretty awesome.  The art was created by Allison Smith. What’s even better is the reaction of the players when head coach Sean Miller unveiled them after a practice session.  The video...
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September 26, 2014  |  Discuss

Suns sign Zoran Dragic to team up with older brother Goran

The Phoenix Suns have agreed to a buyout of the remainder of Zoran Dragic’s,  contract with Unicaja Malaga. The buyout is reportedly worth $1 million dollars, $600,000 of which will be paid out by the Suns and the rest by Dragic. His deal with Phoenix is for two-years and is worth $3.5 million dollars fully guaranteed and no options according to ESPN’s Marc Stein. One source...
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September 25, 2014  |  Discuss
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