Aaron is an author, journalist and blogger originally from Connecticut who now lives on the West Coast. He is the managing editor of the college football website CrystalBallRun.com, founder of AaronTorres-Sports.com and has also had work published for Fox Sports, Sports Illustrated and Slam Magazine. He published his first book, "The Unlikeliest Champion" in December 2011.
As part of the school's fall commencement ceremonies, 24 Arizona State athletes will graduate this week. Included are five members of this year's 7-5 football team.
Arizona State got disappointing news on Tuesday night, when top high school wide receiver Eldrdige Massington committed to UCLA over the Sun Devils. Massington originally committed to USC in the summer.
Although the club has said publicly that Justin Upton won't be traded, Fox Sports' Ken Rosenthal believes the 25-year-old outfielder may be moved before the start of the 2013 season. Upton has three years remaining on his contract.
On Tuesday, Pro Football Focus released their Week 14 "Had a Bad Day" team, and three Arizona Cardinals players made the list. The Cardinals lost last Sunday 58-0 to the Seattle Seahawks, their ninth defeat in a row.
As part of a three-team, nine-player deal on Tuesday night, the Arizona Diamondbacks acquired Cincinnati Reds shortstop Didi Gregorius. The 22-year-old reminds Diamondbacks GM Kevin Towers of a "young Derek Jeter."
While all the off-season buzz in Arizona has centered on trying to deal Justin Upton, Fox Sports reported on Monday that outfielder Jason Kubel is on the trading block as well.
In pursuit of a middle infielder, the Arizona Diamondbacks have shown interest in Japanese shortstop Hiroyuki Nakajima. The 30-year-old hit .311 for the Seibu Lions last season.
The Arizona Cardinals are in discussions to potentially move their preseason training camp from Flagstaff, Ariz., to Glendale, where they currently play their home games. The city has until Friday to get the team a plan.
Arizona Diamondbacks outfielder Justin Upton has been on the trading block for most of the off-season, and on Tuesday three new suitors emerged in the sweepstakes to acquire him. Those three teams are the Mariners, Rangers and Indians.
It's been a disappointing 2012 season for Larry Fitzgerald, but the star wide receiver remains committed to the only professional franchise he's ever played for. Fitzgerald had just one catch in Sunday's loss to the Jets.