4 years ago | Media
I'm having a party on the first Sunday of October. The point is to celebrate the life and times of the first important broadcaster in Arizona's history: Vin Scully, who will be calling his final game in his 67th, and final, season for the Los Ange...
5 years ago | Suns
For the second straight year, the epic battle between LeBron James and Steph Curry in the NBA Finals wowed American sports fans. And for the second straight year, Suns fans could only watch with remorse. Both teams have key figures who were jettis...
5 years ago | News
To the rest of the world, Muhammad Ali's legacy will be that of the person who dragged sports out of the black-and-white 1950s and into a full-color world. As the first major athlete (and maybe the last in our lifetimes) to put principle over pers...
5 years ago | Longform
As he lay in an irrigation ditch in excruciating pain, the shot clock seemed to be running out for the final time for Bobby Hurley. A legendary college basketball player, Hurley had just finished playing his 19th NBA game for the Sacramento Kings....
5 years ago | Cardinals
The first practice for the Arizona Cardinals in pads — the one where the hitting begins — seemed for an instant to be the final practice that would matter. Safety Tyrann Mathieu knocked a blocker into quarterback Carson Palmer, who went down in a ...
6 years ago | Longform
On the bright Sunday afternoon of March 18, 1984, Randy Johnson took the mound for the University of Southern California at Arizona State University's Packard Stadium. He was among the most interesting collection of sports figures ever assembled o...