ASU lands a big-time running back, Kurt Warner talks Carson Palmer’s longevity

Arizona State football landed a verbal commitment Wednesday night from one of the top running back prospects in the 2014 class. Kalen Ballage, 6″2 220 from Peyton, Colorado. He rushed for over 1900 yards and 25 touchdowns this past season. He is ranked as the top back in the state of Colorado. He will visit Nebraska this weekend…

I don’t LOVE the Mark Trumbo trade by the Diamondbacks. His career on base percentage (.300) and lack of experience in the outfield make me take a wait and see attitude. Does he hit for average and have 30-plus home runs? Or, is he an all-or-nothing guy like a couple before him in Dbacks uniforms, Richie Sexson and Mark Reynolds. No one knows for sure…

Kurt Warner told me on Wednesdays show that Carson Palmer could have “two or three more good seasons in him.” If that is the case, does the organization need to draft a quarterback this year or could they continue with the three that are on the roster?…

Dropped in on a screening of “Saving Mr. Banks” earlier this week. Tom Hanks was amazing in the role of Walt Disney. The backstory of the making of Mary Poppins was one of the best films I’ve seen this year…