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.
The Phoenix Suns have put together back-to-back wins against quality teams, but they have a good deal of ground to make up in the NBA standings. The Clippers lead the division, and the Golden State Warriors aren't far behind.
Darnell Dockett has had a rough season with the Arizona Cardinals, including an on-field spat with a teammate and being benched for the start of a game. He wants to be wanted, the three-time Pro Bowler says, and that may include playing elsewhere.
Josh Hubner has excelled on special teams all year for the Arizona State Sun Devils, and now the punter is headed to showcase his skills at the East-West Shrine Game. That's only the latest accolade the senior has earned in his record-setting season.
The Phoenix Suns will debut a new throwback jersey this season, an orange and black jersey from the 1994-2000 era, a time featuring Charles Barkley and a 319-215 record. The uniforms debut Jan. 30, when Steve Nash and the Lakers come to town.
Marcin Gortat has under-performed ever since a poor showing against the Utah Jazz in the 2012 playoffs. He had a chance to exorcise his demons when the Phoenix Suns faced Utah on Friday night, and he took full advantage.
The Arizona Diamondbacks sent pitching prospect Trevor Bauer away and gain shortstop Didi Gregorious in return. Many Diamondbacks fans are holding off on judging things just yet, but the reaction from Cleveland is a positive one.
Ka'Deem Carey led the nation in rushing yards per game and was second in total yards. If that's enough to net the sophomore any third-place votes in the 2012 Heisman Trophy voting, he'll become the first Arizona Wildcat in history to receive votes.
The Phoenix Suns held their own against the Los Angeles Clippers for three quarters, but they couldn't close things out. The Clippers took control in the fourth, outscoring Phoenix 32-16.
The Arizona Diamondbacks seem to have settled one of their offseason needs with the signing of Brandon McCarthy, but had that not taken place the team was reportedly looking at Tampa Bay's James Shields.
The New York Jets host the Arizona Cardinals in Week 13, with both teams confronting similar issues. Arizona has lost seven straight and is looking for answers on offense, while the Jets are in an almost identical situation.