Monthly Archives: February 2014

Arizona Cardinals fire strength coach John Lott, release linebacker Jasper Brinkley

The Cardinals made two personnel moves on Friday, firing one assistant coach and releasing a player.John Lott, the team’s strength and conditioning coach the last seven seasons, was fired Friday morning. The team also released reserve inside linebacker Jasper Brinkley, who had one year left on a contract he signed last year. from Top […]

RPI rankings: Arizona No. 2, ASU No. 30 in latest tally

The NCAA released its lastest RPI rankings, with Arizona holding on to its spot at No. 2 and ASU climbing four spots to No. 30. UCLA is 20th and Colorado is 26th. Oregon, 41st last week, jumped to 32nd in the latest poll. The list through 30, plus notables: from Top Sports via […]

Arizona Diamondbacks’ Chris Owings moving around the diamond

The Diamondbacks’ 2014 spring-training circuit isn’t even a week old, and Chris Owings is already vocalizing his dissatisfaction. No, not with playing time or where he’s placed in the infield. Owings’ appeals stem solely from the direction the ball has been bouncing. from Top Sports via IFTTT

Weekend Project: Make a DIY Heavy Duty Outdoor Bluetooth Speaker

A Bluetooth speaker is a great way to enjoy music outdoors: while grilling or dining outside, when camping, at a barbecue or picnic, even when doing yardwork or outdoor maintenance projects. But, because they’re made of fragile parts and cases, they can’t always stand up to the rougher conditions and surfaces of outdoor … read […]

How to: Make Cheap Beer Tastes Delicious with These 11 Creative Beer Cocktails

It happens. Some well meaning person will bring over a cheap six pack of pale lager and then drinks something better, leaving you with the remains in the fridge. You pick up a few Pacificos at your local Mexican market thinking, “Oh, I actually like this.” Or, you find your self at an all day […]

Giddyup: It’s victory or bust for drivers in NASCAR’s Sprint Cup this season

Welcome to a new era of NASCAR. If all goes well, the astronauts will be replaced by cowboys. Such a change should be embraced by racing fans everywhere, including the army of Valley diehards that will invade Phoenix International Raceway this weekend. from Top Sports via IFTTT

Will talent or tempers fuel Stewart-Haas Racing?

Greg Zipadelli drew laughs — and maybe a few knowing glances — when he said the first thing Stewart-Haas Racing did when Kurt Busch signed as teammate to Tony Stewart, Kevin Harvick and Danica Patrick was build “a rubber room upstairs.” Zipadelli, the team’s competition director, was joking. from Top Sports via IFTTT