Stop us if you've heard this one before -- a deal to purchase the Phoenix Coyotes didn't work out.Prospective owner Greg Jamison had a deadline of yesterday to buy the team and finalize an arena lease agreement with the City of Glendale, and it didn't happen.
Prior to the Arizona Cardinals miraculous 2009 NFL playoff run -- and Super Bowl loss -- the team had only one playoff win in 60 years. However, the team's tradition of losing aside, the franchise is still worth some serious coin.According to Forbes' list of the 50 most valuable sports franchises ... More >>
www.cubsnet.comMesa voters essentially gave the Chicago Cubs a blank check on Tuesday, approving a measure that gives the team a boat-load of cash to build a new spring training facility.Yesterday, voters approved Proposition 420 (we know what you're probably thinking, but the medical weed propos ... More >>
ssur.org Of the hundreds of sports franchises in the world, the Arizona Cardinals are worth quite the pretty penny. According to Forbes magazine, the Cards rank as the 30th most valuable sports team in the world. The value of the team, owned by William Bidwill, is a hefty $935 million and the C ... More >>
blogs.bu.edu ESPNESPN has released its "Ultimate Standings", a list that ranks each sports franchise in the four major categories (football, baseball, basketball and hockey). This is the eighth year ESPN has compiled such a list, and this year's rankings should please Valley sports fans. ... More >>
thesundevils.comIn a flash, the dream is over. A mere 36 hours after the first pitch was thrown, the Sun Devils are done after getting embarrassed 11-4 by South Carolina. Two games and out. Elimination from the 2010 College World Series. Poof. Good luck next season.
The Chicago Cubs agreed to a deal yesterday that would keep their spring-training facilities in Mesa, but Florida Governor Charlie Crist is still clinging to the idea of bring the lovable losers to Naples. The deal, which includes Mesa building the Cubs an $84 million stadium, was accepted b ... More >>
The rookie card for Keith Yandle, who'll be at the Coyotes open house on Thursday.The Phoenix Coyotes ice hockey team is staying in Glendale -- for now. On June 15, U.S. Bankruptcy Judge Redfield T. Baum ruled that a June 29 deadline on Canadian Jim Balsillie's bid to buy the team and move it ... More >>
We'll say this about the Giants-Dodgers rivalry: It gets normally sedate California fans riled up. Even at a Spring Training game -- opening day at the Giants' Old Town Scottsdale park -- they were excited for this match-up between divisional rivals who'll play each other another 10 times this seaso ... More >>
Five reasons the RoadRunners are relevant
Hey, Wing-It, the Hendershott rumor mill may not be the best place to score blog items. Journalism is, like, hard n' stuff. You've got to make a phone call occasionally, verify these pesky things called "facts." Hey, who has the time? Not Yvonne "Wing-It" Wingett, or at least not with this little b ... More >>
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