A funny thing happened in 2013. Both of us -- two curmudgeonly writers who between us have lived in Arizona way closer to 100 years than either would like to admit -- came to a shared conclusion. We like Phoenix. That's funny because for years we've loved to hate this place -- even as we wrote doz ... More >>
Attention Arizona State University President Michael Crow: You may have gotten a letter from Republican Congressional Candidate Vernon Parker, bashing his opponent Kyrsten Sinema for calling ASU a "party school."Did Parker write that letter in his University of Southern California shirt?See also:-Ve ... More >>
If you've ever seen the Joe's Real BBQ logo, you'll find a picture of a man fully decked out in a fedora, button up shirt and tie, wire rimmed glasses and the apron representing his ability to get his hands dirty -- that's Joe Johnston. He originally went to school for engineering (U.S. Naval A ... More >>
thehoop.blogspot.com Josh ChildressAfter days of speculation and rumors, Josh Childress is officially a Phoenix Sun. The deal is a sign-and-trade with the Atlanta Hawks, who receive Phoenix's 2012 second-round draft pick. Childress, who played four seasons with the Hawks from 2004-08, has ... More >>
nba.com Hedo TurkogluWell, it looks like the Phoenix Suns aren't taking the loss of Amar'e Stoudemire too hard. The word around the NBA, according to the Arizona Republic, is that the Suns are close to acquiring Hedo Turkoglu and Josh Childress in separate deals. If these deals happen, th ... More >>
nba.com Robin Lopez had the game of his short NBA career in the loss to the Memphis Grizzlies.We wouldn't want to be Suns Coach Alvin Gentry. Amar'e Stoudemire trade talk has bubbled up again. The wheels have come off his team. And he's gotta do something to fix it. The Sun ... More >>
www.stateuniversity.comArizona State University's Tempe campus could be one of the first university in the country with a Google Street View.Street View is a popular feature by Google that gives users a 360-degree street-level look at locations in most major American cities. It has been used at a ... More >>
Two loses to two terrible-to-mediocre teams in the past two games. In fact, the Phoenix Suns are 2-2 against such opponents in the past four games. Did we mention that Amare Stoudemire got two technical fouls, the latter of which put him in the locker room and pretty much assured a S ... More >>
Could Bob Pettit have cured cancer in his lifetime? We might never know, thanks to nasty university politics
A photo of the Bobster, from a 1977 New West article... Expect the usual, tired civic-booster blowjob-ism from most other local media on the news of Barry's bro Bob Goldwater heading for that big pro-am golf tourney in the sky. Bob Goldwater, 96, was Sen. Barry Goldwater's little brother, as w ... More >>
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