Greinke is a study in brutal honesty – ESPN (blog)

ESPN (blog)Nor did he retract his comments about having “zero excitement” for pitching in Sydney, Australia, where the Los Angeles Dodgers open the regular-season against the Arizona Diamondbacks on March…

Arizona has heard the Super Bowl threats before – azcentral.com

azcentral.comThen-NFL Commissioner Paul Tagliabue — at the urging of Philadelphia Eagles owner Norman Braman — threatened to pull the 1993 Super Bowl from the Valley if a King holiday was…

John McCain: Bill put Super Bowl in play – Politico

PoliticoSen. John McCain said that if the controversial SB 1062 bill had passed in Arizona, among other issues for the state, it would’ve had an impact on the state’s sporting…

Richie Incognito admitted to psych hospital in Arizona: report – New York Daily News

New York Daily NewsTroubled ex-Miami Dolphins lineman Richie Incognito has been admitted to a psych hospital in Arizona, according to a report. TMZ reported that Incognito was checked into a…

Come to a Free Screening of Terry Gilliam’s Brazil in Washington, DC – Slate Magazine (blog)

Slate Magazine (blog)On Wednesday, March 12, at 6:30 p.m., Future Tense—a partnership of Slate, the New America Foundation, and Arizona State University—invites you to watch Brazil at Washington, D.C.‘s Landmark…

Body of missing Las Vegas woman found in Arizona – Las Vegas Review-Journal

Las Vegas Review-JournalThese pictures show Sheila Linke. The Mohave County, Ariz., coroner’s office identified a body found on Feb. 19 as Linke. Edward Kopp was arrested in connection with her…

Zack Greinke exit ‘precautionary’ – ESPN

ESPNGLENDALE, Ariz. — Los Angeles Dodgers right-hander Zack Greinke left his first spring training start in the opening inning Thursday with a strained right calf. After throwing four pitches to…

Potential loss of Super Bowl got Arizona’s attention – NBCSports.com

NBCSports.com“We were talking about losing the Super Bowl. Can you imagine the economic impact?” Senator John McCain told Poltico. “We saw that movie before with S.B. 1070. It took us…

How corporate America forced Arizona bill’s veto – The Seattle Times

The Seattle TimesWhen an important social issue intersected with business in Arizona, Corporate America decided it was time to take a stand. By SCOTT MAYEROWITZ. AP Business Writer. PREV of…

Up-And-Down Round 1 For Tiger – ESPN

ESPNPALM BEACH GARDENS, Fla. — When Tiger Woods said Wednesday that he was considering making some changes in preparation heading into the Masters, it didn’t figure that he would alter…

PGA Tour Expert Picks: Honda Classic – CBSSports.com

CBSSports.comIt’s 80 degrees in Florida this week and the PGA Tour has finally swunge east from California and Arizona to Florida. Here’s a Q&A on this week’s event: What is…

Arizona governor’s veto aimed at own party’s right – Honolulu Star-Advertiser

Arizona governor’s veto aimed at own party’s rightHonolulu Star-AdvertiserArizona Republican Gov. Jan Brewer speaks at a news conference announcing she has vetoed SB1062, a bill designed to give added protection…

How The NFL Helped Kill Arizona’s Anti-Gay Rights Bill – Forbes

ForbesArizona has hosted two Super Bowls, and of course it loves the money and attention that comes with the biggest event in American sports. On Tuesday, before Brewer’s veto, the…

2014 NASCAR: Phoenix TV Schedule – HardcoreRaceFans.com

HardcoreRaceFans.comNASCAR’s Sprint Cup and Nationwide Series drivers and teams head west this weekend to Phoenix International Raceway for race number two on their respective schedules. The Truck Series schedule will…

Hillary Clinton lauds veto of Ariz. anti-gay bill – Seattle Post Intelligencer

Seattle Post IntelligencerCORAL GABLES, Fla. (AP) — Hillary Rodham Clinton is lauding Arizona Gov. Jan Brewer’s veto of a bill that set off a national debate over gay rights. The…

Super Bowl in Arizona gets relief after veto – Chicago Tribune

Super Bowl in Arizona gets relief after vetoChicago TribuneNext year’s Super Bowl in Glendale was in jeopardy because of a bill in the Arizona legislature that would allow businesses to…

Arizona Governor Will Veto Bill – ESPN

ESPNArizona Governor Jan Brewer announced Wednesday she had vetoed a controversial religious-freedoms bill that was sent to her desk by the state’s legislature, dousing anxiety that had been growing daily…

Honolulu-based Volta expands EV charging to Arizona – Honolulu Star-Advertiser

Honolulu-based Volta expands EV charging to ArizonaHonolulu Star-AdvertiserHonolulu-based Volta Industries LLC has expanded its free-to-use electric vehicle charging businesss to Arizona. Volta is now offering EV charging at 12 charging…

Report: NFL begins exploring relocation options for Super Bowl – CBSSports.com

CBSSports.comIf the bill is signed into law and the Super Bowl has to be moved, Tampa Bay is the most logical choice, according to SI.com. Tampa finished second in voting…

Arizona Super Bowl – CBSSports.com

Arizona Super BowlCBSSports.comCould Arizona lose the 2015 Super Bowl because of anti-gay legislation? Mike Freeman and Jeff Pearlman joined Jim Rome to discuss. Watch your Team Videos ▽. Please log…

Arizona’s experience with controversial laws and boycotts – Washington Post

Washington PostNearly 250 gay rights supporters protested Arizona’s controversial bill at the state capitol last Friday. (AP Photo/Ross D. Franklin). The state of Arizona is in the news right now…

Super Bowl could nix Arizona if it doesn’t back off anti-gay law – SportingNews.com

SportingNews.comThe proposed Arizona bill that opponents say will legalize discrimination against gays has not directly put the site of next year’s Super Bowl in limbo … yet. But it has…

Business leaders worried bill could prompt NFL to relocate Super Bowl – CBSSports.com

CBSSports.comThe Republic points out that the league moved the 1993 Super Bowl to the Rose Bowl in Pasadena, Calif., after Arizona voters failed to approve a state holiday honoring Martin…

If Arizona bill becomes law, will NFL move Super Bowl? – USA TODAY

USA TODAYSuper Bowl XLIX is scheduled for next February 1 at the University of Phoenix Stadium in Glendale. The NFL has stopped short of saying the game could be moved…

SB1062: Arizona Super Bowl Host Committee opposed to controversial … – ABC15.com (KNXV-TV) (blog)

ABC15.com (KNXV-TV) (blog)PHOENIX – The Arizona Super Bowl Host Committee has come out against controversial SB1062, saying the bill would deal a significant blow to our state’s economic growth. This…

Michael Sam shows a healthy edge at NFL news conference – USA TODAY

USA TODAYINDIANAPOLIS – One thing was rather apparent as Michael Sam held his first news conference as an openly gay draft prospect on Saturday at the NFL Scouting Combine. He…

Panel OKs funding help for Glendale Super Bowl costs – Arizona Daily Star

Panel OKs funding help for Glendale Super Bowl costsArizona Daily StarPHOENIX — A House panel agreed Wednesday to help Glendale with some of its 2015 Super Bowl costs, but with…

Super Bowl XLIX volunteers needed – MyFox Phoenix

Super Bowl XLIX volunteers neededMyFox PhoenixThe official Arizona Super Bowl web site has a countdown clock. As of February 18, there are 347 days left until the Super Bowl —…

Arizona Super Bowl group launches small-business program – Phoenix Business Journal

Arizona Super Bowl group launches small-business programPhoenix Business JournalSimilar small-business programs have been run in other Super Bowl host cities looking to link caterers, livery businesses and audio-visual firms with…

Private Plane Crash Kills 3 – CBS Local

CBS LocalTELLURIDE, Colo. (AP) – All three people killed in a single-engine plane crash near a Colorado ski town’s airport were pilots from Arizona, authorities said. Killed were Sherry Anderson,…

MLB season win totals posted in Las Vegas, Dodgers on top – SportingNews.com

MLB season win totals posted in Las Vegas, Dodgers on topSportingNews.comLAS VEGAS — There is nothing better than the smell of fresh cut grass, and when pitchers and catchers report…

Los Angeles Dodgers: 5 Potential Breakout Candidates to Watch in Spring … – Bleacher Report

Bleacher ReportThe Los Angeles Dodgers have all made their way to Camelback Ranch in Arizona as spring training games are right around the corner. The team is heading into the…

Countdown to Daytona: Today’s Number is 7 – HNN Huntingtonnews.net

HNN Huntingtonnews.net7: The record number of NASCAR Sprint Cup Series championships won by Richard Petty and the late Dale Earnhardt. This year, Jimmie Johnson will attempt to join that exclusive…

Snake-handling preacher dies after refusing treatment for bite – Los Angeles Times

Los Angeles TimesIn some readings of the Bible, faith is stronger than venom. “Behold, I give unto you power to tread on serpents and scorpions, and over all the power…

Roundup: Arizona falls to Arizona St. in 2 OT – Boston Globe

Boston GlobeJermaine Marshall scored 8 of his 29 points in the second overtime and Jordan Bachynski blocked T.J. McConnell’s layup attempt with six seconds left, sending Arizona State to a…