Earl Burnett (A.K.A) Kazual_E of Kazual Sportz is a local Arizona sports writer currently studied at ASU in sports journalism, also broadcasting school at American Broadcasting University. Earl has worked many charitable venues covering the local professional football team the Arizona Cardinals. Including interviews with several of the key players the likes of Larry Fitzgerald, John Brown, Bruce Arians, Michael Floyd, Carson Palmer, Calais Campbell and a host of other players including red carpet appearances with quarterback legend Kurt Warner. Kazual Sportz was designed to allow the casual sports fan and all fans alike the avenue to voice their sports opinion.
The 21st-ranked Colorado Buffaloes proved it belongs in the rankings with a 28-21 win over Arizona State on Saturday. At the same token the sun Devils are showing they can play with any team and this was a good game that just didn’t go their way.
The Cardinals, SRP, and Albertsons-Safeway have teamed up for the last 19 years on a program called Milk & Cookies. Each Tuesday during the regular season, a Cardinals player will travel to an elementary classroom and read to the kids as everyone enjoys milk and cookies. This week it was Justine Spitalny Elementary K-5 School in the Cartwright School District, that had Cardinals offensive lineman John Wetzel come to sit and read to them.
The NFL game for a potential star Quarterback picked high in the draft is much like a new toy introduced into a daycare center. The excited children represent the rough and tough defenses in the league that are ready to rip into the new toy once it’s placed in the playing area. Old toys get moved to the side and the desire to play with them becomes less interesting, as they have lots of wear and tear and have been beat down by the children until they can’t play any longer.
The Phoenix Suns held a media day at Talking Stick Resort Arena, we got a close look at the team for the first time all together in one room. One room that featured podiums and photo booths to do the team and individual pictures.
The ASU Sun Devils opened the season with a 49-7 blowout of UTSA, and it was what everyone would have hoped it to be. Head Coach Herm Edwards made his debut on the sidelines after nine years away from coaching. A game like this should build confidence that the team he put together may be able to compete in the Pac 12 conference.
As training camp concludes for the Arizona Cardinals have had two pre-season victories that meant nothing in the standings but mean everything in terms of the 53-man roster. After two weeks there are positions that may have gotten a little clearer, such as cornerback opposite Patrick Peterson. Looks like Jamar Taylor has solidified that spot and Bene Benwikere close behind him. These two guys continue to shine in camp and more importantly in live game action. Brandon Williams played deep into the first pre-season game and didn’t see much from him in the second game, he is currently on the bubble have had ample opportunity to emerge but continues to struggle to pick up zone coverage.