Archive for the ‘Arizona Cardinals’ Category

Phillies erupt late for win over Diamondbacks

Friday, June 23rd, 2017

The postgame shower took a little longer for Mark Leiter Jr. He had assorted condiments to scrub away after a celebratory dousing from Philadelphia Phillies teammates in celebration of his first major league win Friday night. Leiter was also in a hurry to greet his father, former big-leaguer Mark Sr., who was in attendance Friday night to see his son hold the slugging Arizona Diamondbacks to three hits over six scoreless innings. Maikel Franco and Tommy Joseph both homered in the Phillies' 6-1 victory.

Lonzo Ball handled his first pitch fine … and Josh Jackson did not

Friday, June 23rd, 2017

While new Philadelphia 76ers point guard Markelle Fultz was commonly agreed upon as the top prospect, there was less of a consensus on the identity of the second-most likely future star. Was it UCLA point guard Lonzo Ball, who will be tasked with leading the Los Angeles Lakers’ return to contention? Or was it Kansas wing Josh Jackson, the No. 4 pick of the Phoenix Suns and a multi-faceted talent who seems to fit in with many of the prevailing trends of this era?

Peyton Manning’s career day against the Cardinals

Friday, June 16th, 2017

Denver Broncos quarterback Peyton Manning throws for a career-high 479 yards against the Arizona Cardinals.

WR Michael Floyd reportedly violated terms of house arrest

Friday, June 16th, 2017

Minnesota Vikings wide receiver Michael Floyd?is scheduled for a show-cause hearing later this month following reports that he violated the terms of his house arrest by drinking. Scottsdale (Arizona) City Court records show that Floyd is due in court June 26.? According to documents from the court obtained by ESPN, Floyd was contacted on Monday after a review of alcohol monitoring reports indicated a missed test, as well as the presence of alcohol in several tests.?According to, the fermentation process of kombucha tea can yield trace amounts of alcohol. The records show Floyd was tested three times between 5:30 a.m. and 6:33 a.m. on Sunday. Floyd told authorities on Monday morning

Vikings WR Michael Floyd violated terms of house arrest by drinking

Friday, June 16th, 2017

Minnesota Vikings wide receiver Michael Floyd could face additional discipline after he was found to have violated the terms of his house arrest by drinking. Scottsdale (Ariz.) City Court records obtained by ESPN show that Floyd is due in court June 26 and that he failed a test for alcohol Sunday. "We are aware of the situation involving Michael Floyd and are looking into the matter," the Vikings said in a statement. "We are still gathering facts and will withhold any further comment at this time." Floyd was arrested in Scottsdale in December when he was found asleep at the wheel of his vehicle. He had a blood-alcohol level of .217 when he was arrested and was sentenced on Feb. 17 to 24 days

Cardinals WR Fitzgerald wins Good Guy Award from writers

Tuesday, June 13th, 2017

Arizona Cardinals receiver Larry Fitzgerald has won the Good Guy Award from the Professional Football Writers of America. The NFL's Man of the Year winner and a 10-time Pro Bowler and 2008 All-Pro, Fitzgerald is the franchise leader in nearly every receiving category. Former Cardinals quarterback Kurt Warner, who will enter the Pro Football Hall of Fame in August, received the honor in 2008.

Cardinals, NFL not talking about potential casino naming-rights deal

Monday, June 12th, 2017

The interest of a casino company in purchasing the naming rights to the Cardinals stadium is real. Neither the Cardinals nor the NFL are saying anything about it, yet. As explained by Brent Schrotenboer of USA Today, Gila River Gaming Enterprises confirmed that it’s talking to the Cardinals about replacing University of Phoenix as the presenting sponsor of the Arizona NFL stadium.

Chargers reward pass rusher Melvin Ingram with big contract extension

Sunday, June 11th, 2017

The Los Angeles Chargers rewarded Melvin Ingram with a four-year contract extension. It’s unclear if Melvin Ingram fits into the discussion of elite pass rushers around the NFL, but he now has a contract that puts him just behind some of the top names in the league. ESPN’s Adam Schefter first reported the news of Ingram signing a four-year deal worth $66 million total, with $42 million guaranteed.

The 10 most important players on the Arizona Cardinals

Friday, June 9th, 2017

1. RB David Johnson (47 points) 2. S Tyrann Mathieu (46) 3. CB Patrick Peterson (39) 4. LB Chandler Jones (30) 5. WR Larry Fitzgerald (29) 6. T Jared Veldheer (18) 7. LB Deone Bucannon (17) 8. T DJ Humphries (14) 9. WR John Brown (11) 10 DE Robert

Arians praises vets as Cardinals wrap up 3-day minicamp

Thursday, June 8th, 2017

Coach Bruce Arians praised the work of his veteran players as the Arizona Cardinals wrapped up their three-day minicamp on Thursday. ''The young guys have a lot of talent,'' Arians said. Other than the rookies, the team has six weeks off before training camp starts at the University of Phoenix Stadium in Glendale.