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Pete Holby

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Pete Holby was born into Red Sox fandom, and willingly came to love the New York Jets. He loves bicycle riding as both an activity and a sport, and is systematically developing a rooting interest in all sports. An east coast transplant, he resides in California and believes the presence of good, cheap Mexican food to be worth the sacrifice of good, cheap pizza. He writing can also be found at Progressive Boink, as well as at On Sandwiches.

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David Carter getting used to playing defensive end

David Carter spent his college career and rookie year as a nose tackle, but the Cardinals have had him practicing at defensive end. That will come in handy if starting end Calais Campbell can't go on Sunday.

Former Wildcat Foles to start for Eagles

Nick Foles will start for an injured Michael Vick on Sunday, marking the first start of the former Arizona Wildcat's career. Foles holds a number of school records, despite the team's mixed success with him under center.

Marcin Gortat leads Suns over Detroit

The Phoenix Suns came back from a season-opening loss with a close win over the Detroit Pistons, led by Marcin Gortat's double-double.

ASU vs. UCLA final: Devils lose 45-43

Arizona State fell to 5-3 as the Bruins freshman kicker nailed a 33-yarder as time expired to defeat the Devils 45-43.

Diamondbacks, Dodgers may play in Australia

The Arizona Dodgers may open the 2014 season with a series against the Los Angeles Dodgers played in Australia. The last time Major League Baseball visited the Sydney Cricket Grounds was 1914, with an exhibition game from the Chicago White Sox.

Matt Williams candidate for Rockies job

Diamondbacks third base coach Matt Williams is reportedly in the running for the Colorado Rockies manager position. Williams has coached for Arizona for three years and played with the club for six.

ASU reaches 80 percent athlete graduation

The Arizona St. University Sun Devils have reached an 80 percent student-athlete graduation rate, a goal the university set in 2005. Their graduation rate for female student-athletes is second in the Pac-12, behind only Stanford.

Can the Wildcats pass rush get to Keith Price?

The Arizona Wildcats have only six sacks this season, but Washington's offensive line is decimated by injuries and having a tough time protecting quarterback Keith Price. Two struggling units meet on Saturday, with one bound to take advantage.

Former Diamondbacks make good in 2012 playoffs

Former Diamondbacks Managers Buck Showalter and Bob Melvin are among those in the 2012 playoffs with ties to Arizona. Joe Saunders is another, picking up two wins for the Orioles in crucial games.

can't-miss college football in Week 8

College football fans have a feast of games in Week 8, and this complete television schedule lays out where, when and how to see everything you're looking for.

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