1. NBA Rumors: Can Erick Dampier Solve Phoenix Suns' Rebounding Woes?

    Say what you want about Amare Stoudemire and his lack of rebounding. He averaged almost nine a game in his career in Phoenix . Now he is gone and so are those rebounds...

    Jess Root Written by Jess Root about almost 4 years ago 1,401 reads 4 comments

  2. 2010-11 NBA Predictions: 5 Key Players For Phoenix Suns Success

    The upcoming 2010-2011 season for the Phoenix Suns is somewhat of a mystery right now. With the departure of Amare Stoudemire, Leandro Barbosa and Lou Amundson, this team looks a bit different...

    Jess Root Written by Jess Root about almost 4 years ago 1,541 reads 2 comments

  3. Arizona Cardinals: Camp Crisis Avoided With Injury To Beanie Wells

    You, I, or anyone with a conscience feels bad when we do something that gets somebody hurt—dropping something on someone’s foot, inadvertently knocking someone over, etc...

    Jess Root Written by Jess Root about 4 years ago 839 reads 1 comments

  4. Brandon Webb To the Bullpen?

    Just a day after I had written off Brandon Webb’s season, he pops up in the news. I was correct in my supposition that he will not start again this year, but he may yet actually pitch (but call me skeptical)...

    Jess Root Written by Jess Root about 4 years ago 141 reads 0 comments

  5. The Curious Case of Brandon Webb

    No, this is not about a pitcher that gets better with age. This is simply about how a fan favorite and team ace can, in just a couple of years, become forgotten and seemingly disappear...

    Jess Root Written by Jess Root about 4 years ago 766 reads 9 comments

  6. Darnell Dockett-Levi Brown Skirmish a Welcome Sight for Cardinals

    As a father, the last thing I like to see is my kids fighting. I want harmony in my home, especially between siblings. I know this is virtually impossible, but that’s how I want them to interact...

    Jess Root Written by Jess Root about 4 years ago 1,076 reads 2 comments

  7. Diamondbacks Keep Dealing

    As the MLB trade deadline looms just hours away, Arizona has agreed to move Chad Qualls and Chris Snyder . Qualls, the much-maligned reliever in Arizona, is on his way to the Tampa Bay bullpen for a player to be named later...

    Jess Root Written by Jess Root about 4 years ago 75 reads 0 comments

  8. Chris Paul Should be Traded to Phoenix Suns

    Phoenix Suns owner Robert Sarver recently stated that the most likely scenario for the Suns to acquire a star player was through a trade, and that the organization’s plan was to build up pieces to put themselves in a position to possibly do that...

    Jess Root Written by Jess Root about 4 years ago 1,701 reads 5 comments

  9. Dan Haren Has Been Traded: Oh Yeah, There's a Game on Too

    Thank goodness for the Internet and Twitter. I am in Parowan, Utah right now and for the next week visiting my wife’s family. There’s nothing wrong with that, as I (believe it or not) enjoy my in-laws...

    Jess Root Written by Jess Root about 4 years ago 175 reads 1 comments

  10. Arizona Diamondbacks Finally Finish Their Chores

    My four kids, like most all kids, hate doing chores at home. Over the past couple of seasons, the Diamondbacks have been much like my kids and doing chores, they just don’t get the job done...

    Jess Root Written by Jess Root about 4 years ago 79 reads 0 comments

  11. Hakim Warrick Making Good First Impressions

    Have you ever, as a fan, just gotten a good vibe about a new player that is joining your team? I did today. When I read that Hakim Warrick was going to be a member of the Suns, I’ll be perfectly honest...

    Jess Root Written by Jess Root about 4 years ago 664 reads 2 comments

  12. What Hopes Do the Arizona Diamondbacks Have in the Second Half?

    As we all know, the first half of the baseball season has been nothing short of a disaster for those of us who claim the Diamondbacks as our team. As painful and embarrassing it is to admit it now, I am one of those poor fans...

    Jess Root Written by Jess Root about 4 years ago 80 reads 0 comments

  13. Phoenix Suns' Latest Moves Give Fans Hope

    Amar’e out, Amundson out, Channing Frye back, Hakim Warrick, Gani Lawal, and Dwayne Collins in. I thought that these were the extent of the significant moves that the Suns were going to make, but I was wrong...

    Jess Root Written by Jess Root about 4 years ago 1,685 reads 4 comments

  14. Chris "Beanie" Wells, Weatherman?

    Apparently earning millions of dollars isn’t enough anymore. Maybe it just doesn’t go as far (it certainly would be nice to find out, though)...

    Jess Root Written by Jess Root about 4 years ago 313 reads 0 comments

  15. Amar'e Stoudemire's Gone: Who Will Be The Phoenix Suns Starting Power Forward?

    Thursday night and Friday morning was a strange time to be a fan of the Suns. I personally felt betrayed because of the Amar'e Stoudemire situation. I know, I am in a group of people who believed that Stoudemire needed to return...

    Jess Root Written by Jess Root about 4 years ago 1,184 reads 9 comments

  16. How the Phoenix Suns Blew It With Amare Stoudemire (Even If He Returns)

    A few months ago, I was ready to let Amare go. Then, I changed my mind. I went all in. His play the last two months of the season convinced me...

    Jess Root Written by Jess Root about 4 years ago 1,018 reads 11 comments

  17. 2010 Arizona Diamondbacks: A Game of Walk-Off Bingo

    Nine walk-off losses this year for the Diamondbacks. They have come in all shapes and sizes. There have been extra inning losses that just come from a simple base hit. There have been game-ending home runs...

    Jess Root Written by Jess Root about 4 years ago 79 reads 2 comments

  18. 2010 NBA Draft Results: Phoenix Suns 2010 Draft Report Card

    Phoenix Suns fans didn’t much in the way of expectations for this draft. To be honest, most fans expected one or both second round picks to turn into “financial considerations” (aka bags of cash)...

    Jess Root Written by Jess Root about 4 years ago 1,555 reads 9 comments

  19. NBA Draft 2010: Five Things the Suns Could Be Looking For

    The NBA draft is Thursday. For teams in the lottery, it is a chance to get a difference making talent. For playoff teams, it gives them the chance to find someone to add to their success...

    Jess Root Written by Jess Root about 4 years ago 1,334 reads 3 comments

  20. Phoenix Suns: Always a Bridesmaid...

    "The Suns have been eliminated from the playoffs by the eventual champion more times than the Clippers franchise has made the playoffs: 8 to 7...

    Jess Root Written by Jess Root about 4 years ago 844 reads 10 comments

  21. Steve Kerr's Exit and Suns' Situation: It's Going Downhill

    On my way to the gym this morning the main topic of conversation on the radio was why Steve Kerr had not had his contract taken care of...

    Jess Root Written by Jess Root about 4 years ago 239 reads 1 comments

  22. 2010 NBA Free Agency: Phoenix Suns Have Some Decisions To Make

    As the NBA Finals are coming to a close, as a Suns fan what has me intrigued is not whether the Lakers or Celtics win, but what happens with the team once free agency commences. Offseasons are fun because of the change that can happen...

    Jess Root Written by Jess Root about 4 years ago 1,277 reads 11 comments

  23. Pac-10 Expansion: Why This Fan Thinks It Is a Good Idea

    I've been told that change is good. A lot. I'm not one to listen to that. I hate change. I lived in one house from the time I was seven months old until I got married...

    Jess Root Written by Jess Root about 4 years ago 146 reads 2 comments

  24. Amar'e Stoudemire: Why He Deserves To Get Paid...

    So the latest Amar'e Stoudemire drama is the result of things he said to reporters at his basketball camp. Here is some of it, even if you have already heard it/read it/talked about ...

    Jess Root Written by Jess Root about 4 years ago 336 reads 11 comments

  25. Did 2007 Success Derail the Arizona D'Backs?

    The 2007 season was truly magical for me as a baseball fan. For me, it rivaled 2001. Obviously it was very different, but still magical. It is well known that the Diamondbacks were a statistical anomaly...

    Jess Root Written by Jess Root about 4 years ago 124 reads 0 comments