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5-27-12: Arizona Cardinals Bird Droppings - Offseason Stuff

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Another rather quiet day for news. There is a little note in here on something that the Cardinals put together and it will air on ABC 15 after the Indy 500.

Arizona Cardinals News:

Word From the Birds Blog | Cards in focus on TV special
Here’s one way to get a Cardinals’ fix on a Sunday not during football season: a Cards’ TV special. "Arizona Cardinals: Season In Focus" will be an hour-long special aired on ABC 15 Sunday (that’s May 27) immediately after the telecast of the Indianapolis 500. That’s approximately 12:30 p.m. Arizona time.

Arizona Sports News:

Arizona Diamondbacks bounce back to defeat Milwaukee Brewers
John McDonald hit a three-homer and Milwaukee's Zack Greinke had his worst outing of the season in the Arizona Diamondbacks' 8-5 victory over the Brewers on Saturday night.

Maurice Purify's 5 TDs lead Rattlers to win in New Orleans
The Rattlers went on a 28-0 run in the third quarter and rolled past the VooDoo 69-45 Saturday at New Orleans Arena.

Phoenix Mercury fall to Candace Parker, Los Angeles Sparks
A different Mercury team was promised. One with better defensive concepts and defensive communication. That Mercury team is still in progress. The Mercury made defensive mistakes throughout their Saturday home opener, rotating late at times -- or not at all -- and leaving open players in the paint and outside of it. The Los Angeles Sparks took advantage. The Mercury allowed the Sparks to score 56 points in the paint as well as 23 second-chance points in a 99-88 loss at US Airways Center.

NFL News:

New Vikings Stadium Naming Rights Could Approach $400 Million, According To Report -
The Minneapolis City Council finally completed the contentious process for a new Vikings Stadium on Friday, approving the plan for a new stadium at the current Metrodome site. The stadium will cost $975 million to build, with the city of Minneapolis chipping in $150 million and the state adding another $348 million via taxes on electronic charitable gambling games. The club will contribute $477 million towards construction costs as well.

Bears have doubts that Matt Forte’s knees can hold up | ProFootballTalk
The Bears’ reluctance to offer a lucrative long-term contract to Matt Forte stems in part from concerns that his knees won’t allow him to remain an upper-echelon NFL running back for much longer.

NFC scenarios 2012 - NFL Nation Blog - ESPN
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