Arizona Cardinals produce functional draft class
Dave Burns | May 13, 2014 11:36 amFunctional. That's the word I keep coming back to when thinking about the Cardinals' 2014 draft. Not splashy. Not overly sexy. Nothing that dazzles. Just…functional. Practical. A hard-hitting...
Hopefully Zach Mettenberger didn't look too good
Dave Burns | April 10, 2014 12:15 pmThree months ago I was intrigued. Now it's a different word. It's certainly not "obsessed," though my co-host might disagree. It's probably closer to "hopeful." I am hopeful that Zach Mettenberger...
When it comes to the Phoenix Suns, disappointment is in the eye of the beholder
Dave Burns | March 26, 2014 9:35 amDisappointment, I suppose, is in the eye of the beholder. At the moment I'm writing this, the Suns are not a playoff team. The Mavericks beat the Thunder on Tuesday night, shoving the Suns back out...
A story without a bad guy isn't much of a story
Dave Burns | March 12, 2014 12:39 pmAccording to totalfilm.com, the best movie bad guy of all time is The Joker, as played by Heath Ledger. Darth Vader is two. Hannibal Lecter third. Agent Smith from The Matrix is ninth. Gordon Gecko...
Oreos, routers and left tackles: Things you should overpay for
Dave Burns | February 25, 2014 11:15 amThere are certain things in life I am willing to over pay for. Real Oreo cookies and not the generic grocery store brand. Wireless internet routers. A good ballpoint pen. And left tackles. Ian...
College basketball fans: the good, the bad and the real losers
Dave Burns | February 11, 2014 10:11 amI'll let you in on a little secret: The student section at ASU basketball games is quietly one of my top ten favorite things about sports in this town. They're fun. Creative. Passionate. I'm sure...
With the Phoenix Suns, we're all looking for THE reason
Dave Burns | January 29, 2014 11:22 amWe're all looking for THE reason. As if there is just one. As if you can narrow down exactly why the Suns bear no resemblance to the Sherman Tank the entire NBA expected this season. Is it Jeff...
I never thought I'd say this, but #letsgoYankees
Dave Burns | January 22, 2014 8:51 amFive years ago I didn't know what a hashtag (#) was. A year ago I never thought I'd use that little sucker before the phrase "letsgoyankees" but I did and I meant it. And today I'm happy.
Here's wishing Ken Whisenhunt well with the Tennessee Titans
Dave Burns | January 14, 2014 12:33 pmHere's wishing Ken Whisenhunt well. And I don't mean that in a false, fakey, good-luck-go-get-em kind of way. It's a genuine desire to see him succeed in his second go-around as a head coach, and...
You won't find any Cardinals outrage here
Dave Burns | December 29, 2013 8:00 pmMy 16-year-old son recently got into his first car accident. Nothing got hurt except the car, which fell somewhere in the middle of the spectrum between dinged up and totaled. No matter how hard...