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Court gives baseball players’ right to sue Arizona wages bill

Posted by   /  August 17, 2019  /  Courts/Law, Sports  /  No Comments

Colorado Rockies spring training at Salt River Field, Talking Stick/Team photo Law deals with minor league players during spring training By Howard Fischer | Capitol Media Services via PinalCentral A federal appeals court has given a key victory to players on minor league teams the right to sue to be paid the minimum wage while […]

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Welcome to the world of competitive wiffle ball

Posted by   /  August 16, 2019  /  Sports  /  No Comments

Ringer illustration Across the country, as the three true outcomes alter baseball’s spectator appeal, adults have picked up their yellow bats and adopted the traditional children’s game as a competitive sport. We traveled to the World Wiffle Ball Championship to explore the growing phenomenon. By Zach Kram | The Ringer Even at 7 in the […]

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[OPINION] Schilling without the S is chilling

Posted by   /  August 15, 2019  /  Government and Politics, Sports  /  No Comments

Trump Monday tweeted his support for aa Schilling candidacy./Photo: Jennifer Stewart /Getty Images Once again threatens to run for office By Samer Kalaf | Deadspin (Editor’s note: Opinion pieces are published for discussion purposes only.) Curt Schilling, former major-league pitcher and World Series hero who squandered away so much goodwill that the Red Sox no […]

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Curt Schilling ‘absolutely considering’ running for Congress in Arizona

Posted by   /  August 13, 2019  /  Government and Politics, Sports  /  No Comments

Pitcher Curt Shilling was a member of the 2001 World Series Champion Arizona Diamondbacks. By Ronald J. Hansen | Arizona Republic  Former Arizona Diamondbacks legend and outspoken conservative Curt Schilling said he is “absolutely considering” running for Congress in Arizona against one of the state’s five Democrats. In a statement to The Arizona Republic, the former […]

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The unlimited greatness of Simone Biles

Posted by   /  August 13, 2019  /  Sports  /  No Comments

 No one can dispute it, at this point: Biles is the greatest of all time./ Photograph by Karim Jaafar / AFP / Getty By Louisa Thomas | The New Yorker The goat was both a joke and a statement of fact. Last week, at podium training for the U.S. Gymnastics Championships, when the athletes have […]

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Arizona Diamondbacks fans seem content with Phoenix stadium

Posted by   /  August 12, 2019  /  Sports  /  No Comments

Chase Field, home of the Arizona Diamondbacks. / Photo by Justin Emerson / Cronkite News By Ed Graney | Las Vegas Review-Journal It was a single to left, far more flare than line drive, and yet against the greatest of relief pitchers in Game 7 of the World Series. Do you recall the mass euphoria […]

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Could smaller Chase Field be option to keep D-Backs in Phoenix?

Posted by   /  August 9, 2019  /  Real Estate, Sports  /  No Comments

By Jeremy Cluff | Arizona Republic As questions continue to swirl around the future of the Arizona Diamondbacks in Arizona, one writer has offered a potential solution to the team’s stadium situation: reducing the capacity of Chase Field. USA TODAY Sports’ Gabe Lacques addressed the team’s stadium situation in a story discussing declining attendance in baseball. Of […]

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Coyotes’ new owner Alex Meruelo says staying in city’s arena long term will be ‘difficult.’ Can Glendale sway him?

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

By Jen Fifield | Arizona Republic  Gila River Arena in Glendale By Jen Fifield | Arizona Republic The Arizona Coyotes have a new majority owner in billionaire entrepreneur Alex Meruelo, but views on a long-term commitment to Gila River Arena in Glendale apparently haven’t changed. At a news conference last week, Meruelo said he’s committed […]

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ISM Raceway president named a ‘Game Changer’

Posted by   /  August 8, 2019  /  Sports  /  No Comments

Julie Giese AZBigMedia ISM Raceway’s president, Julie Giese, has been selected by Sports Business Journal for recognition this fall in their ninth annual “Game Changers: Women in Sports Business.” This distinction highlights women in the industry who have played key roles in their respective fields and are recognized as executives who have brought new approaches and […]

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Diamondbacks fans have right to be furious over negotiations with Las Vegas suburb

Posted by   /  August 2, 2019  /  Featured News, Sports  /  No Comments

By Greg Moore | Arizona Republic Arizona Diamondbacks fans have every right to be furious over a report Thursday, saying the team had been negotiating with a Las Vegas suburb about a potential relocation. The club is reiterating its desire to remain in the state, but this represents the latest in a string of negative developments that […]

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