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Locker room talk continues to leave the locker room - AZ sports reporter goes on racist, sexist, bigoted rant.

Jessica Elliott | Posted 12.03.2016 | Black Voices
Jessica Elliott

When Arizona resident Krystal Poleon was parking her truck in a Phoenix Hooters parking lot, she dinged the car next to her. She immediately went over...

Locker Room Talk Continues To Leave The Locker Room - Sports Reporter Goes On Racist, Sexist, Bigoted Rant

Jessica Elliott | Posted 12.03.2016 | Black Voices
Jessica Elliott

When Arizona resident Krystal Poleon was parking her truck in a Phoenix Hooters parking lot, she dinged the car next to her. She immediately went over...

When Will Goldy Surpass Gonzo's Diamondbacks Batting Records?

Joseph T. Spadafino | Posted 06.16.2016 | Sports
Joseph T. Spadafino

As rapidly as Goldschmidt has climbed the team leaderboards, the only question remaining is when can we expect him to surpass Gonzalez for these team batting records?

What Smart Phone Shaming Can Teach Us

Kathleen Smith | Posted 10.20.2016 | Healthy Living
Kathleen Smith

While I think it's perfectly reasonable to ask your partner to put away their phone at the dinner table, we must be careful about how we gloat about our apparent technological enlightenment.

Mets Should Consider Swapping Jon Niese for Addison Reed

Ben Berkon | Posted 06.23.2016 | Sports
Ben Berkon

The Arizona Diamondbacks announced the demotion of former-closer Addison Reed yesterday. With a 5.92 ERA and 1.81 strikeouts-to-walks ratio over 24.1 innings this season, the move was hardly surprising.

Draft Position and Tracking of Pitchers

Lincoln Mitchell | Posted 06.12.2016 | Sports
Lincoln Mitchell

Pitchers drafted in the late rounds represent much smaller investments for the teams and are therefore expendable. This creates an incentive for the teams to push those late round draft picks who throw very hard through the minor league system quickly with little concern for their futures.

What Baseball Teaches Us About Big Data

Mike Cassidy | Posted 11.08.2014 | Sports
Mike Cassidy

The idea that stats can outsmart baseball brains is the source of a heated and ongoing debate. It is wise, but not necessarily universally accepted by fans and pundits. How can a machine outperform years of coaching ball?

WATCH: D-Backs Player's Gutsy Play Pays Off

The Huffington Post | Michael Klopman | Posted 08.10.2014 | Sports

Colorado Rockies catcher Mike McKenry and reliever Rex Brothers didn't see it coming. With Arizona's David Peralta extending his lead on third bas...

WATCH: Pirates Player Lost A Bet

The Huffington Post | Thomas McKenna | Posted 08.04.2014 | Sports

When Pirates second baseman Neil Walker smashed a deep home run at Chase Field Saturday night, he was convinced that the ball had landed in the stadiu...

Ouch! D-Backs Player's Foul Ball Chase Didn't End Well

Posted 06.23.2014 | Sports

A fan's head got in the way of Diamondbacks third baseman Martin Prado when he chased a foul ball heading toward the seats on Sunday. As Prado reached...

Brewers Got The Best Kind Of Revenge

The Huffington Post | Michael Klopman | Posted 08.03.2014 | Sports

Milwaukee Brewers catcher Jonathan Lucroy taught the Arizona Diamondbacks a lesson in payback on Tuesday. After Arizona reliever Evan Marshall appeare...

WATCH: Fan Spills Beer On Date trying To Catch Foul Ball

The Huffington Post | Arman Walia | Posted 04.29.2014 | Sports

A Diamondbacks fan tried catching a foul ball on Monday night at Chase Field, but failed and ended up spilling his beer over his date. Good luck, bro....

Stories the Mets Tell Themselves

Lincoln Mitchell | Posted 06.24.2014 | Sports
Lincoln Mitchell

Despite four pennants and two World Series victories, the Mets have embraced the lovable loser narrative. This is a difficult thing to define; clearly Mets fans to prefer their team to win, but the existence of this narrative, even though its relationship to reality is more tenuous, gives the Mets a more forgiving environment than some teams.

What if the Dodgers Don't Win the Pennant This Year?

Lincoln Mitchell | Posted 05.30.2014 | Sports
Lincoln Mitchell

The Los Angeles Dodgers, pre-season favorites according to most baseball analysts and experts, are currently in first place in the NL West and have the best record in baseball after beating the Arizona Diamondbacks in a two game opening series in Australia.

A Baseball Lesson in Building Culture and Managing Talent

Dov Seidman | Posted 12.23.2013 | Sports
Dov Seidman

In our era of "Moneyball," quant jocks, and $100 million-plus payrolls, the story of how one baseball team found a more enduring competitive advantage offers a valuable playbook for Little League coaches, corporate chief executive officers, and leaders of all organizations.

Mariano Rivera Was Not Perfect, But He Was Resilient

Lincoln Mitchell | Posted 11.17.2013 | Sports
Lincoln Mitchell

Nobody, even the great Mariano Rivera, is perfect. Great athletes must be able to bounce back from defeat; and Rivera proved over and over he was able to do this.


The Huffington Post | Chris Greenberg | Posted 09.07.2013 | Sports

In just his third start of the 2013 season, Yusmeiro Petit was nearly perfect for the San Francisco Giants. The 28-year-old righty retired the fir...

Generous Giants Fan Gives Gift To Opposing Fan

Posted 09.05.2013 | Sports

An act of generosity by a young Giants fan in enemy territory provided an unexpected highlight during a game at Chase Field in Arizona on Sunday. ...

WATCH: Diamondbacks Pitcher Pranked By Teammates

The Huffington Post | Thomas McKenna | Posted 08.19.2013 | Sports

In addition to posting a consistently solid sophomore season for the Arizona Diamondbacks, starting pitcher Wade Miley is apparently also known for hi...

WHOOPS: Stadium Noise Disrupts D-Backs Pitcher

Posted 08.11.2013 | Sports

Arizona's J.J. Putz was about to pitch to Mets first baseman Justin Turner in the ninth inning on Saturday night, but the man running the stadium's PA...

PHOTOS: Two D-Backs Reporters Live Tweet Getting Stuck In Fenway Elevator

Posted 08.04.2013 | Sports

Two reporters who cover the Arizona Diamondbacks briefly became the story on Saturday night when they were stuck in an elevator at Fenway Park. St...

WATCH: Dominant Darvish Strikes Out 14

Posted 08.02.2013 | Sports

Yu Darvish may yet single-handedly turn the Arizona Diamondbacks against Interleague play. For the second time this season, Darvish has recorded 14 st...

WATCH: Ball Boy Makes Amazing Catch

Posted 07.31.2013 | Sports

A Tampa Bay ball boy received a standing ovation from a handful of Rays relievers when he made an amazing catch during a game against the Arizona Diam...

WATCH: Montero Gives Puig The Finger Wag

Posted 07.10.2013 | Sports

Diamondbacks catcher Miguel Montero busted out his best impression of former NBA center Dikembe Mutombo on Tuesday night after a play at the plate wit...

WATCH: Grounds Crew vs. Tarp

Posted 05.30.2013 | Sports

The grounds crew at Rangers Ballpark had a difficult time putting the tarp on the field as wild winds ripped through the stadium in Arlington during a...