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Suns, Coyotes, Cardinals, Diamondbacks fans among most miserable fan bases in sports

Posted by   /  October 22, 2019  /  Sports  /  No Comments

Arizona Coyotes fans make up the third-most miserable fan base in the NHL, and Phoenix Suns fans “lead” the list of Arizona fans mired in misery, coming in as the No. 12 most miserable fan base among all 123 major professional sports fan bases. By Jeremy Cluff | Arizona Republic  ESPN recently updated its “sports […]

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[OPINION] The Phoenix Suns are the best story in Arizona, and we’re not just talking sports

Posted by   /  October 22, 2019  /  Sports  /  No Comments

Robert Sarver By Phil Boas | Arizona Republic  Opinion: The personal stories in purple and orange are compelling to watch – if for no other reason to see if they can turn this thing around. The best story, hands-down, in Arizona right now begins with a scoundrel. That’s how the basketball world sees Robert Sarver.  […]

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World Series Preview: Three questions that will define Astros-Nationals

Posted by   /  October 22, 2019  /  Sports  /  No Comments

By Michael Shapiro | Sports Illustrated Ready for the World Series? A somewhat unexpected matchup between the Astros and Nationals begins Tuesday night. Washington is chasing its first title since coming to town in 2005 while Houston seeks a second championship in three seasons. Who has the edge? Let’s look at three questions that will […]

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Suns arrive in Eloy for court dedication ceremony

Posted by   /  October 18, 2019  /  Sports  /  No Comments

The Phoenix Suns Gorilla and Suns players Ty Jerome and Jevon Carter help Tate Price shoot the basketball during the basketball court dedication ceremony at Trekell Park. / Maria Vasquez / PinalCentral By Maria Vasquez | Casa Grande Dispatch Students from the Eloy Elementary School District, city officials and members of the Eloy community gathered […]

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AZ Leadership: Bobby Dulle

Posted by   /  October 15, 2019  /  Sports  /  No Comments

Phoenix Rising soccer field By Graham Bosch | Chamber Business News Bobby Dulle said he was born and raised playing soccer and loves the sport to this day. Dulle is general manager and chief operating officer of the Phoenix Rising Football Club, a professional soccer team in Tempe that has been rapidly gaining popularity. He […]

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[REGIONAL NEWS] Raiders, California tribe sign stadium partnership

Posted by   /  October 15, 2019  /  Regional News, Sports  /  No Comments

Raiders announce new sponsorship with San Manuel Casino  By Richard N. Velotta | Las Vegas Review-Journal A second casino company has become a founding corporate sponsor of Allegiant Stadium, but it is one many Southern Nevadans may not know. The San Manuel Band of Mission Indians on Monday announced a partnership with the Raiders, whose […]

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USA wins big in skydive World Cup in Eloy

Posted by   /  October 15, 2019  /  Sports  /  No Comments

Three teams from the United States took home the gold, silver and bronze medals in the 4-Way Formation event of the 2019 FAI World Cup of Formation Skydiving and Artistic Events./Maria Vasquez/PinalCentral By Maria Vasquez | PinalCentral Following nearly a full week of competition, the 2019 FAI World Cup of Formation Skydiving and Artistic Events […]

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An academic take on sports rivalries

Posted by   /  October 15, 2019  /  Sports  /  No Comments

Arizona-Arizona State is rated as one of the biggest rivalries in sports./tucson.com Which rivalries are most intense? Can a team have more than one rival? What if the hatred isn’t returned? Two professors wanted answers. By Victor Mather | The New York Times When the Eagles face the Cowboys on Sunday and the Patriots face […]

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From Congress to the diamond, Curt Schilling’s intentions for his future

Posted by   /  October 12, 2019  /  Government and Politics, Sports  /  No Comments

 Schilling, who played for both the Phillies and Red Sox during his 20-year MLB career, was one of the most dominant starters of his generation. Along with the three championships, his track record includes six All-Star selections and a World Series MVP Award in 2001 with the Arizona Diamondbacks./ Phillies photo By Phil Riske | […]

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World Cup opening ceremony features airshow, women skydivers

Posted by   /  October 9, 2019  /  Sports  /  No Comments

Melanie Firth displays the City of Eloy flag during the opening ceremony for the 2019 FAI World Cup of Formation Skydiving and Artistic Events on Monday afternoon./PinalCentral By Maria Vasquez | PinalCentral Skydive Arizona held a opening ceremony for the 2019 FAI World Cup of Formation Skydiving and Artistic Events on Monday afternoon. Maria Vasquez/PinalCentral […]

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