CONTENT TYPES

FILTER BY DATE

    • From
    • To

SEARCH TOOLS

46 results for "arizona"

Page of 2
  1. First Cup: Monday

    Henry Abbott

    Dan Bickley of The Arizona Republic: The men's basketball team is considered royalty, swooned over by star-struck global media. The women's team has a 34-game winning streak, an unprecedented amount of star power, and is treated like they're playing ...

    Blog | July 30, 2012
  2. First Cup: Thursday

    Henry Abbott

    Paola Boivin of The Arizona Republic: The sports world delivered the Valley another sucker punch Wednesday and here we sit with a nasty purple and gold shiner. Steve Nash to the Los Angeles Lakers? Are you kidding me? What in the name of Judas, Bened...

    Blog | July 05, 2012
  3. TrueHoop TV: How to be James Harden

    Henry Abbott

    Arizona State assistant coach Scott Pera -- Harden's coach in high school and college -- knows the Thunder guard's game as well as anyone:...

    Blog | June 13, 2012
  4. First Cup: Wednesday

    Henry Abbott

    Paul Coro of The Arizona Republic: Even with Steve Nash at the helm, the Suns have missed the playoffs in consecutive seasons for the first time since 1988, as they were eliminated with a 100-88 loss Tuesday night at Utah. The Jazz (35-30) clinched t...

    Blog | April 25, 2012
  5. First Cup: Thursday

    Henry Abbott

    Paul Coro of The Arizona Republic: "It is hard for most Suns fans to muster some dislike for Steve Nash, but the NBA lockout puts all owners and players on the public's bad side. Nash gets it. Fans have his sympathy. He even thinks they are right. Ho...

    Blog | November 03, 2011
  6. First Cup: Tuesday

    Henry Abbott

    Paul Coro of The Arizona Republic: "The Golden State Warriors spent their summer conducting a national search for a new president and chief operating officer. Suns Managing Partner Robert Sarver called this month to tell them who they should hire -- ...

    Blog | September 27, 2011
  7. First Cup: Tuesday

    Henry Abbott

    Paul Coro of The Arizona Republic: "The NBA lockout has entered its third month, but Tuesday is the day that will look and feel the most different at US Airways Center. The day after Labor Day usually marks the start of Suns voluntary workouts in ear...

    Blog | September 06, 2011
  8. First Cup: Monday

    Henry Abbott

    Paola Boivin of The Arizona Republic: "... what Rick Welts, the Suns president and chief executive officer, decided to do Sunday even more impressive. He announced publicly he was gay. Welts, who was unavailable for comment, told The New York Times t...

    Blog | May 16, 2011
  9. First Cup: Friday

    Henry Abbott

    Bob Young of The Arizona Republic: "Grant Hill's essay for the New York Times eloquently rebutted the statements from former members of Michigan's 'Fab Five' aimed at Duke's Black players. In fact, you might say Hill's response to the 'Uncle Tom' ass...

    Blog | March 18, 2011
  10. First Cup: Wednesday

    Henry Abbott

    Bob Young of The Arizona Republic: "The Suns turned it around as Steve Kerr's remade roster, including draft picks Robin Lopez and Goran Dragic, came together. The team responded to Alvin Gentry, whom Kerr had tabbed to take over for Terry Porter dur...

    Blog | June 16, 2010
  11. First Cup: Wednesday

    Henry Abbott

    Bob Young of The Arizona Republic: "Even before the Western Conference finals began, Suns forward Amar'e Stoudemire seemed to concede the paint to the Los Angeles Lakers. He told reporters that the length and athleticism of the defending champions wo...

    Blog | May 26, 2010
  12. First Cup: Friday

    Henry Abbott

    Paul Coro of The Arizona Republic: "To be the two remaining Western Conference teams, the Suns and Lakers had to excel at what they do best and those superlatives are unscathed. Something has to give now. When the conference finals start Monday, eith...

    Blog | May 14, 2010
  13. First Cup: Thursday

    Henry Abbott

    Dan Bickley of The Arizona Republic: "Los Suns avoided a public relations nightmare. They shook off the jitters and beat the Spurs at their own game, scratching out a 110-102 victory in Game 2. They seized control of a Western Conference showdown, an...

    Blog | May 06, 2010
  14. For Suns' Frye, a homecoming of sorts

    Henry Abbott

    By John Hollinger PORTLAND - Playoff series are supposed to bring out the worst in city vs. city rivalries, but in the case of Blazers vs. Suns we have a glaring exception to that rule. Suns center Channing Frye grew up in Arizona, went to coll...

    Blog | April 22, 2010
  15. First Cup: Friday

    Henry Abbott

    Paul Coro of The Arizona Republic: "The Suns brought back the fourth-quarter defense that they played during the glory days of November. They summoned up the home-court pride that raised their play in December home wins against Orlando, Boston and th...

    Blog | January 29, 2010
  16. First Cup: Friday

    Henry Abbott

    Paul Coro of The Arizona Republic: "They can get every first but for their first win on TNT since the 2007-08 regular season and their first road win in December. The TNT curse lives on, growing to 17 on Thursday night when the Suns blew a 15-point s...

    Blog | December 18, 2009