The Diamondbacks first pick (third overall) last year is on the fast-track to success and judging from his steady climb through the Dbacks minor league affiliates, don’t be surprised to see the 6’1 right-hander with the quirky delivery at Chase Field in the near future.
Arizona State head basketball coach Herb Sendek is reaching out.
Coming off an improbable season a year ago which included a National League West title, 94 regular season wins and a trip to the NL Division Series, nobody would have expected Kirk Gibson’s Arizona Diamondbacks to be 20-25, near the bottom of the division and 10.5 games behind the Dodgers in late May.
The Phoenix Suns can only sit, wait, and hope as the summer approaches and temperatures rise in the Valley.
The Phoenix Coyotes year-long slogan “Hockey the Hard Way” has been put in play again after the ‘Yotes fell to the Los Angeles Kings 4-2 in Game 1 of the Western Conference Finals at Jobing.com Arena in Glendale on Sunday night.
It’s the calm before the storm for the Phoenix Coyotes. After dispatching the Nashville Predators in the Western Conference Semi-Finals in five games, their next task is attempting to slow down the Los Angeles Kings who have rolled through the first two playoff series losing only once.
Every step forward, every goal achieved, every critic silenced has become the norm for the Phoenix Coyotes as they’ve methodically marched their way into the Stanley Cup Western Conference Finals and a matchup with the 8th seeded Los Angeles Kings starting this weekend in Glendale.
The Phoenix Coyotes don’t care about distractions, ownership issues, or any other obstacle standing between them and the Stanley Cup.
An hour before the Coyotes took the ice for their biggest game in franchise history, NHL Commissioner Gary Bettman stood in front of a room filled with local and national reporters and said negotiations are getting closer to keep the Coyotes in Glendale, but nothing is official.
The Phoenix Coyotes have no control over what happens off the ice, but they’re definitely controlling everything on it after Sunday’s convincing 5-3 win over the Nashville Predators in Game 2 of the Western Conference semi-finals.