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Jan 21

Arizona Cardinals’ coaching job now the only vacancy in NFL

When the Cardinals began their search for a coach nearly three weeks ago, team President Michael Bidwill vowed that he would operate on one timetable – his – and didn’t feel pressured by other teams needing a coach. And that’s how it played out. The Titans announced they hired Texans defensive

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Jan 20

Bickley: Arizona Diamondbacks face major dilemmas while searching for an encore

The 2018 Diamondbacks will stage their first workout on Valentine’s Day. What better time to resume a budding love affair with sports fans in Arizona? The relationship has great momentum and promise. It also has issues. This franchise has a history of one-hit wonders, souring the audience just when

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Jan 19

Sources: Arizona Cardinals’ coaching search will extend into next week

The Cardinals conducted second interviews with two candidates for their head-coaching job on Friday and are expected to meet with other prospects next week, according to NFL sources. Atlanta special teams coordinator Keith Armstrong and Panthers defens…

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Jan 19

Is Larry Fitzgerald’s ‘fire’ to play football dwindling? Questions arise about Cardinals WR

The question is so prevalent on the minds of Cardinals fans, it’s as if they were wearing bracelets inscribed with the initials “WWLD.” What Will Larry Do? If anyone knows receiver Larry Fitzgerald’s plans at this point, they aren’t saying. So reporters and Cardinals fans are looking for

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Jan 19

Phoenix Suns’ trade targets: Is Kemba Walker really a good fit?

The Suns face the Nuggets on Friday night in Denver. Return for updates. The Suns need a point guard and the Charlotte Hornets reportedly have made 2017 All-Star Kemba Walker available in a trade. On the surface, Walker seems like a perfect fit for Phoenix. His ability to score – he’s averaging 21.7

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Jan 19

Does Phoenix Suns’ Devin Booker deserve to be an NBA All-Star Game reserve?

The NBA starters have been announced, but the reserves, chosen by the coaches, will be announced on Tuesday. Does the Suns’ Devin Booker deserve to be among them? The guard continues to shine for Phoenix. He is averaging 25.2 points, 4.6 assists and 4.5 rebounds per game this season. Phoenix has

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Jan 19

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The Arizona Cardinals have a lot of questions going into the game in Seattle on Sunday and even more after the season ends. Cardinals insider Kent Somers talks through the possibilities in today’s Shot Clock.

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Jan 19

Bickley: Arizona Cardinals should embrace Todd Haley as next head coach

Todd Haley makes people uncomfortable. He’s combative, volatile and believes bridges are meant to burn. He’s also the best candidate left to fill the Cardinals’ head-coaching vacancy. Like him or loathe him – and there’s plenty of opinions on both sides of the aisle – let’s begin

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Jan 18

Arizona Cardinals’ draft: Mel Kiper Jr. has team taking a cornerback at No. 15, but won’t rule out a QB

In his first mock draft of 2018, which was released on Thursday, ESPN NFL draft analyst Mel Kiper Jr. has four quarterbacks going in the first round – all of them within the first 13 picks. That means, of course, no quarterback to the quarterback-starved Cardinals at No. 15. It’s not as if they don

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Jan 18

Chokehold: That time Shaq rendered Phoenix Suns teammate Gordan Giricek unconscious

SportsPulse: Things got ugly between the Rockets and Clippers on Monday night. USA TODAY Sports NBA reporter Sam Amick explains how it got to this point. The recent near-altercations in the NBA involving the Rockets and Clippers and Ben Simmons and Kyl…

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Jan 18

Christian Yelich trade: Diamondbacks among suitors for disgruntled Marlins outfielder?

azcentral sports’ Jay Dieffenbach and Nick Piecoro have the latest on the Arizona Diamondbacks in in our Shot Clock video. Could the Arizona Diamondbacks swing a trade for disgruntled Miami Marlins’ outfielder Christian Yelich? Yelich’s agent recently told ESPN that Yelich wants to be traded

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Jan 18

Watch the latest Cardinals and NFL videos from azcentral sports

The Arizona Cardinals have a lot of questions going into the game in Seattle on Sunday and even more after the season ends. Cardinals insider Kent Somers talks through the possibilities in today’s Shot Clock.

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Jan 18

Bickley: Minnesota Vikings’ miracle stokes fire of football fandom

SportsPulse: USA TODAY Sports NFL insider Jarrett Bell attempts to put into words the unbelievable finish in Minnesota, and how important situational football meant in a weekend of classic games. Larry Fitzgerald grew up in Minnesota. He once served as…

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Jan 17

NFL mock draft: Alabama’s Levi Wallace goes from walk-on to second round NFL draft pick?

College football coaches didn’t pay much attention to Tucson High product Levi Wallace in high school. Now, he could be an early NFL draft pick. Wallace, who walked on at Alabama in 2014, is projected to go in the second round in some recent NFL mock drafts. Not bad for a player who didn’t touch

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Jan 17

Scott Bordow on Suns’ injuries against Trail Blazers

Suns insider Scott Bordow discusses the injuries keeping Marquese Chriss and T.J. Warren out against the Trail Blazers on Tuesday in Portland.

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Jan 16

Arizona Cardinals dial up interest in Pittsburgh Steelers’ Mike Munchak

Steelers offensive line coach Mike Munchak will be among the candidates the Cardinals interview a second time for their head coaching job, according to the NFL Network. The Cardinals are submitting requests for second interviews on Tuesday, according t…

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