For a state that sees more annual sunshine than most Norwegians do in their lifetimes, 2012 turned out to be downright gloomy for Arizona sports fans. The Cardinals finished last in their division, the only thing major league about the Diamondbacks was their ability to underperform, and the characteristically stalwart Suns set off on a crash course for the bottom of the western conference barrel. But there was one ironic sliver of hope in the desert last... More >>>