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Phoenix Mercury Rise to be 2014 WNBA Champions

 By: Kayla Mortellaro The storied season for the Phoenix Mercury is complete. Friday night the Mercury claimed the 2014 WNBA Championship by defeating the Chicago Sky in game three, 87-82. The big story heading in to the night was Brittney Griner undergoing an outpatient retinal eye procedure and was not cleared to play in game three by doctors. Her post ... Read More »

Nuno Make Strides for DBacks

By: Jim Marshall Arizona Diamondbacks pitcher Vidal Nuño continues to receive little help from the Diamondbacks’ offense, as he lost yet another quality start, 2-1, to the Dodgers last week. He made it through seven innings for the fourth start in a row, with nothing to show for it. He limited the Dodgers to just two runs on seven hits ... Read More »

Sun Devils Face Off with Colorado

By: Charles Wulf For the Devils, the road to the Pac-12 Championship starts in Boulder, Colorado. The dreaded Buffalo are the first of nine Pac-12 games on ASU’s schedule and while they aren’t as scary of an opponent as USC or UCLA, they can still  give the Devils a hard time this Saturday. In last weekend’s victory the Devils blew ... Read More »

Mercury Put on a Clinic in Game 2 with Unselfish Play

 By: Kayla Mortellaro The Phoenix Mercury players decided to come together as a team, play like a team and are now winning like a team. They haven’t lost at home in 109 days, dating back to May 23rd. And even more impressively, with the starting line-up of Diana Taurasi, Penny Taylor, DeWanna Bonner, Candice Dupree and Brittney Griner, the team ... Read More »

Cardinals add Rainey and Williams to practice squad

The Arizona Cardinals made some changes to their 10-man roster squad on Tuesday, adding running back Chris Rainey and cornerback Teddy Williams. In order to add Rainey and Williams, the team released wide receiver Kevin Cone from the practice squad, while placing running back Dominique Williams on the practice squad/injured list (knee). Rainey came into the league with the Pittsburgh ... Read More »

Cardinals rally in fourth; drop Chargers 18-17 on MNF

The Arizona Cardinals were looking to come out and make a big splash against the San Diego Chargers in their season opener on Monday Night Football. The problem is, for three quarters, they couldn’t bust a grape. But that’s why the game has four quarters and they play a 60 minute game. Looking lifeless heading into the fourth quarter and ... Read More »

NBCSports1060.com – Cardinals vs Chargers Picks

The Arizona Cardinals open the 2014 season at home on Monday Night Football against the San Diego Chargers. The NBCSports1060.com staff make their picks for tonight’s game. Bob Kemp San Diego Chargers 24 Arizona Cardinals 17   Rich Gray San Diego Chargers 33 Arizona Cardinals 17   Mike Muraco San Diego Chargers 28 Arizona Cardinals 20   Dan Mannuci Arizona ... Read More »

Mercury Trounce Sky in Game One of WNBA Finals

 By: Kayla Mortellaro The Phoenix Mercury are a poised, mature and talented group playing like they want to collect a third WNBA title in the program’s history. Sunday afternoon, the Mercury played host to the Chicago Sky for game one of the WNBA finals where they routed the Sky to an 83-62 victory. The game for the Mercury ended up ... Read More »

NBCSports1060.com Preseason Super Bowl Picks

The NBCSports1060.com staff makes their picks for the 2014 NFL season. Let us know if you agree or think we are crazy in the comments section below. Bob Kemp Super Bowl: New Orleans Saints over New England Patriots   Rich Gray Super Bowl: Seattle Seahawks over Denver Broncos   Dan Mannuci Super Bowl: Seattle Seahawks over Denver Broncos   Shawn Crespin Super ... Read More »

ASU Takes on New Mexico’s Triple Option

    By: Charles Wulf The Arizona State Sun Devils hit the road this weekend as they travel to Albuquerque to take on New Mexico. On the road for the first time, this young defense will be tested against an unfamiliar scheme. New Mexico isn’t ASU’s first big challenge, but the game will be a good test for Graham’s young ... Read More »