If ABC 15 is doing something right these days, it's having local athletes do the weather report.First, it was Charles Barkley -- who asked, "When the rain gon' stop?" -- but now it's Phoenix Coyotes forward Mikkel Boedker, who provided perhaps the best weather report in Phoenix history, starting off ... More >>
Remember what Godzilla did to Tokyo? That's pretty much what Charles Barkley did to ABC 15 last night.See also:-Further Proof Charles Barkley is the Worst Golfer Ever (VIDEO)
We Phoenix sports-loving types have been blessed over time with some terrific interviewees among the pro players in our midst--Shaquille O'Neal (forget for a moment our nasty take last year on the Big Cactus), Steve Kerr, Kurt Warner, Shane Doan, Luis Gonzalez, (former Arizona Diamondbacks manager) ... More >>
scottsdalearizonanews.comProfessional athletes beware. Scottsdale doesn't mess around when it comes to DUIs.With news of former Diamondbacks first baseman Mark Grace getting arrested for DUI in Scottsdale making headlines yesterday, he now joins the ranks of several prominent sports stars who get ... More >>
www.examiner.comWe have a feeling Charles Barkley yells "fore!" a lot.Former Phoenix Suns star Charles Barkley was a hell of a basketball player. That said, he's the shittiest golfer we've ever (ever) seen.Despite his world-renowned awfulness on the links, Barkley is often asked to play in celebr ... More >>
www.bestweekever.com"The Big Shaqtus"The amount hilarious nonsense that comes from the mouth of former Phoenix Suns big man Shaquille O'Neal is only rivaled by that of another former Suns star: Charles Barkley.Sir Charles is in the off-season from his gig as a TNT basketball commentator, so the g ... More >>
www.eurthisandthat.comSir Charles shows no love for the CardinalsAlthough he was highly successful during his stint with the Phoenix Suns, it appears Charles Barkley's heart lies elsewhere. At least when it comes to the game on the gridiron. Speaking to an NBC affiliate in Washington over the w ... More >>
Arizona Republic columnist Dan Bickley planted the seed yesterday with an article suggesting that former Phoenix Suns star Charles Barkley was open to the idea of being the team's next general manager. The Suns have made no indication that they would even want "Sir Charles" to replace Steve ... More >>
www.eurthisandthat.comThe common reaction we've received this afternoon when we've told people that there's talk of former Phoenix Suns star Charles Barkley becoming the team's next general manager has been an overwhelming "pfff."In any event, the latest piece of sports gossip that's been cooked ... More >>
No, a dead president isn't throwing people off yachts in California, but a man named John Fitzgerald Kennedy was convicted yesterday on two counts of first-degree murder in the deaths of a Prescott, Arizona couple who were tied to anchor and drowned in Southern California...Barrels of monkeys are ap ... More >>
There's no denying it. Charles Barkley's a character. He proselytizes. He womanizes. And his traffic stop after supposedly chasing a fellatio artist through the streets of Scottsdale two weeks ago will undoubtedly further his reputation. But before we burn Sir Charles at the stake (and let he who i ... More >>
Charles Barkley's mugshot met the definition of "shitfaced," and so did his blood alcohol level on the night he got caught for driving drunk in Scottsdale. The former Suns b-ball player's blood registered .149 on the alcohol dial, say reports, just barely missing the state's .15 ... More >>
Another day, another accused athlete. The last few days have seen local sports celebs Charles Barkley, Cardinals player Larry Fitzgerald, and Indy 500 driver Danica Patrick in the news for various incidents. This week it's Phoenix Suns player Jason Richardson, who -- like Barkley -- was busted ... More >>
Do we still have to call him "Sir?" Charles Barkley, former Suns player and legendary local resident, gets busted for DUI. What's a misleading story in the New York Times worth? About $27 million, if you're Washington D.C. Vicki Iseman, and you've been accused of a possible affair with Arizona Sena ... More >>
Few people look good in a police mug shot, but this must be one of the worst sides of Sir Charles Barkley ever seen.In a story covered extensively today by the national media, Barkley was arrested last night in Old Town Scottsdale on suspicion of DUI after he allegedly ran a stop sign in his 2005 I ... More >>
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Letters from the issue of Thursday, May 12, 2005
The Barkley-dominated Suns had a stranglehold on us. Team Nash is better. Let's go crazy!
Downtown Phoenix has always had its high points, but the Civic Center boondoggle isn't one of them
The most powerful man in Phoenix explains why he's just a regular guy
BARKLEY WANTS TO BE GOVERNOR OF ALABAMA. IT COULD HAPPEN.
"SIGMUND FREUD WOULD JUMP OUT OF HIS GRAVE TO EXAMINE BARKLEY."