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Dennis Tarwood

Columnist

A former resident of the great state of Arizona and now back living in Chicago and writing for SB Nation Chicago, Dennis has written under his own name or the moniker "Tuffy" for Deadspin, SportsbyBROOKS, Yahoo! Sports, SB Nation, SLAM Online, Gizmodo, Blogcritics, Technorati, and so on.

MOST RECENT POSTS

Diamondbacks Grit Meter: Bloomquistian Ballyhoo

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Nine games in, it's time to check on the Diamondbacks Grit Meter. Oddly enough, it's highly productive, too.

Turn Out The Lights; The Fiesta (Bowl)'s Over?

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The Fiesta Bowl's status as an NCAA bowl is purportedly up for discussion. Don't you believe it.

Arizona Diamondbacks Get Kids Off Their Lawn

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Brandon Allen falls prey to the Diamondbacks' elderly fetish. The Arizona Diamondbacks conspire to make their season even more meaningless.

The Tall Tale Of Glendale's Magic First Aid Kit

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Sometimes it's difficult to properly mitigate a risk. Ask the Phoenix Coyotes and the city of Glendale.

Salt River Fields: The Only Success For The Diamondbacks

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The Diamondbacks' new spring training home is filling up fast. Perhaps the Diamondbacks should double-down at Talking Stick.

A Good Sob Story About Dwayne Wade

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Dwyane Wade and Holly Hunter are weepy peas in a pod. That could be very good for Wade if he lets it.

Why Arizona Sports Remind Me Of Charlie Sheen

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A muddled rumination on fame, failure, and hotties. At one point, Ichiro stops by for a cameo.

Phoenix Suns Play For 2012 Free Agent Class

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The Suns are playing for next year's next year. To make it worthwhile, here's how to get the best free agents to listen next time.

The Diamondback Way: Redefining Baseball Completely

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Winning isn't everything. In fact, it's nothing.

Trade Steve Nash Soon?

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The trade deadline approaches and so does the season ticket sales push in Phoenix. Here's what Suns season ticket holders should consider before plunking down their cash for next season.

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