It's been a dozen years since the greatest moment in Phoenix sports history.Twelve years ago today, in a tie game in the bottom of the ninth inning in Game Seven of the World Series, Luis Gonzalez poked a Texas-Leaguer just over the infield dirt, off Yankees closer Mariano Rivera, scoring Jay Bell f ... More >>
Every week we bring you a roundup of visitors to the desert's own Fourth Avenue Jail. To be considered for our Maricopa County mugshots of the week, get arrested, strike a pose, and we'll take care of the rest.This week, all but one of our Fourth Avenue visitors are perfect candidates for a crappy r ... More >>
The Arizona Diamondbacks won a grand total of one game in three chances against the San Francisco Giants, which actually raised the D-backs chances of making the playoffs from about 1 percent to almost 3 percent.That said, there's about a 97-percent chance the Diamondbacks are just playing for digni ... More >>
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 >>
As baseball fans from around the nation and, indeed, the world, trickle into the Valley of the Sauna for the All-Star festivities, we thought this would be a fine time to shout out a few lists. Jennie Finch could really bring it! We've literally been on hand since the first pitch (by righ ... More >>
MCSOCrystal Carimbocas knew her fiance was beating her 4-year-old daughter, but did nothing about it.Jose Luis Gonzalez-Dominguez, 21, was arrested last month for allegedly beating his fiancee's 4-year-old daughter so severely that she died. On Friday, the girl's mother also was arrested for not ... More >>
Jose Luis Gonzalez-DominguezWhen a Mexico City, Mexico, man living in Mesa was first questioned by police about the death of his fiancee's 4-year-old daughter, he told them she hit her head when she fell down at a pool in their apartment complex. Turns out, the girl was probably never at the pool ... More >>
Photo by Matthew Hendley From left to right, Phoenix Mayor Phil Gordon, MLB Executive Vice President Tim Brosnan, Diamondbacks legend Luis Gonzalez, right fielder Justin Upton, Managing General Partner Ken Kendrick, team CEO Derrick Hall, and play-by-play TV announcer Darin Sutton in front of ... More >>
ESPN.comHome of the 2011 All-Star GameTicket strips to this year's Major League Baseball All-Star Game and other All-Star Week events go on sale tomorrow for those of you who want to watch good baseball at Chase Field this summer. The strips include tickets to the All-Star Game on July 12, the S ... More >>
http://www.etsy.com/shop/YeeHaw?ref=seller_infoIt's being billed as "one of the most comprehensive series of grand opening events in Valley restaurant history," but to be honest, the line-up for Sam Fox's Arrogant Butcher is giving us a serious case of heartburn. Jason Rose -- the pu ... More >>
venomstrikes.com Luis GonzalezLuis Gonzalez is the Diamondbacks leader in numerous offensive categories: games played, hits, home runs, and runs batted in. Now, Gonzo will be the first player in D-Backs history to have his number retired, as his Number 20 will be retired in a pre-game cer ... More >>
www.thatswhatimsayingguy.com Arizona Diamondbacks slugger Luis GonzalezIn celebration of the beginning of baseball season, Senator John McCain announced today that he has the support of former Arizona Diamondbacks slugger Luis Gonzalez in his bid to fend off J.D. Hayworth, his Republican U ... More >>
The greatest moment in the Valley's sports history happened eight years ago last night in downtown Phoenix, when the Arizona Diamondbacks scored two runs in the bottom of the ninth of the ultimate game of the World Series to upset the mighty New York Yankees. Memories of the remarkable eve ... More >>
Mark Reynolds: Welcome to the 40-homer club.With their lineup back at full-strength, the Arizona Diamondbacks looked -- for a weekend, at least -- like a team that could be dangerous in September. Against the reeling Houston Astros, the hitters hit well and the pitchers pitched well and everyone ... More >>
By Brian Bujdos I was fully prepared to fill this space with a rant about $10 beers and $9 Philly cheesesteaks, but then she appeared on the scoreboard. It figures. I had just left section 329 to head downstairs to see if I could find a $50 beer near the good seats. As a side note, I knew the ho ... More >>
The humble iPod strikes a chord with Matt Kata and his D-Backs brethren
Even after catching the big unit's masterpiece, Robby Hammock still marvels that he's made it to the show.
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Downtown Phoenix has always had its high points, but the Civic Center boondoggle isn't one of them
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Chuck Kniffin caught the break of a lifetime as the Diamondbacks' new pitching coach
Should journalists sign a confidentiality agreement to attend a Survivor party? The Spike votes that idea off the table.
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Hunches almost sunk Bob Brenly. But in the end, they defined his legacy.
How the Diamondbacks used huge debts to level the playing field of pro baseball.
Busk Showalter, the Diamondbacks' workaholic manager, proves that there is crying in baseball.