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Turf Then Surf: Diamondbacks Celebrate Title With Swim

Posted 11.24.2011 | Sports

It's a common sight during big league clubhouse celebrations for ballplayers to be wearing swim goggles in an attempt to protect their eyes from the s...

Brewers, D-Backs and Rangers All Lock Up Division Titles On Friday Night

AP | By The Associated Press | Posted 11.24.2011 | Sports

-- Elvis Andrus took a home run trot at Rangers Ballpark, cheering a ball that landed 1,400 miles away. Prince Fielder enjoyed a victory lap at Mille...

Snakes Alive! Diamondbacks Clinch NL West

Posted 11.24.2011 | Sports

By JOHN MARSHALL, Associated Press PHOENIX -- The celebration started on the field, moved into the clubhouse, then back onto the field. Eventually,...

Surprise 20-Game Winner

AP | By JOHN MARSHALL | Posted 11.20.2011 | Sports

PHOENIX -- Just below a sign that said "We Believe," a speaker blared Journey's "Don't Stop Believin'" across Arizona's clubhouse. A setup? Possibly....

Time Running Out For Defending World Series Champs

AP | Posted 11.08.2011 | Sports

SAN DIEGO -- The San Francisco Giants know time is running short on defending their World Series title. Aaron Harang threw seven strong innings and C...

MLB Champs Are Snakebit

AP | JANIE McCAULEY | Posted 11.04.2011 | Sports

SAN FRANCISCO — Kirk Gibson's club trailed by one run when slugger Justin Upton got tossed for arguing. Gibson sensed some frustration in the d...

MLB Player Suffers Freak Injury On Play At Plate

AP | BOB BAUM | Posted 09.20.2011 | Sports

PHOENIX — In just a couple of minutes, on consecutive plays, Arizona shortstop Stephen Drew broke his right ankle sliding into home plate and Mi...

This Sunday: The Diamondbacks Come to DC... and They're Not Alone

Dave Zirin | Posted 05.25.2011 | Sports
Dave Zirin

In the name of Jackie Robinson, Roberto Clemente, and every player who has spoken out this year against Arizona's laws, people should show up Sunday and say to the hate-mongers and their foot soldiers that enough is enough.

Coloradans Set To Protest Arizona Diamondbacks In Wake Of New Immigration Laws

Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver

The Arizona Diamondbacks should expect a rude greeting when they arrive at Coors Field to play the Rockies in Denver Wednesday. That's because local ...

Boycott the Arizona Diamondbacks and All Things Jerry Colangelo

John Amato | Posted 05.25.2011 | Sports
John Amato

The Diamondback people aren't just donating to the Republican Party like most professional sports team owners do -- they're helping to create this climate of fear and hate-mongering. It's obscene.

New Reason to Protest the Arizona Diamondbacks: House Bill 2281

Dave Zirin | Posted 05.25.2011 | Sports
Dave Zirin

Gov Jan Brewer just signed into law a bill that should curl the toes of anyone with a thread of anti-racist conscience. Thanks to HB 2281, the Tucson school district's academically successful ethnic studies program has been outlawed.

Here's a Secret: Baseball is Not Over Yet

Ron Shandler | Posted 05.25.2011 | Sports
Ron Shandler

Few people know about the Arizona Fall League. It was created to serve as a final proving ground for baseball's top prospects, and it is perhaps Major League Baseball's best kept secret.

Fighting Words: McCain's Battle Scars a Walk in the Park Compared to Cubbie Blues

Brad Spirrison | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago
Brad Spirrison

Who has persevered through more adversity, Hanoi Hilton alum John McCain or the legions of Cubs fans that have rooted in vein?