John Wilkinson


John Wilkinson is sports journalist and recent graduate of Loyola Marymount University where he covered baseball, men's basketball and soccer. He was born and raised in Phoenix, Arizona, surrounded by Phoenix sports teams which he came to love. He's witnessed some classic Arizona sports moments, from the Dbacks opening day to routing the Yankees in game six of the 2001 World Series; ASU upsetting Nebraska in 1996 as well as losing to Ohio State in the 1997 Rose Bowl. He likes to root for the underdog and believes in the stories that go beyond sports to what they can tell us about life and people.


Sanchez benched, McElroy leads Jets to ugly win

The New York Jets outlasted the Arizona Cardinals, 7-6, in an ugly affair as the two teams combined for five turnovers and just one touchdown. Greg McElroy replaced Mark Sanchez at quarterback and threw the game-winning touchdown in the 4th quarter.

McFadden a no-go for Radiers against Browns

Leading rusher Darren McFadden is once again among the list of inactive players for the Oakland Raiders, despite participating in practice this week. The Raiders and Cleveland Browns face off at 4:25 p.m. ET on Sunday in Oakland.

Andre Brown sidelined for remainder of 2012

The broken fibula New York Giants' running back Andre Brown suffered on Sunday night will reportedly keep him out for the rest of the season.

A look at the KHL standings and NHL exports

With the NHL still in a labor dispute, many of the U.S. league's top players have moved over to the NHL temporarily. Here's how the teams in Russia's top league stack up.

Florida stomps FSU, makes title claim

The Florida Gators rallied to beat their Rival Florida St. Seminoles by 11-points and finish their season 11-1.

FSU's Mark Stoops interviews for Kentucky vacancy

Kentucky has reportedly interviewed current Florida State defensive coordinator Mark Stoops for its head coaching vacancy.

Vick remains starter, but still not cleared

After sitting out with a concussion suffered in Week 10, Michael Vick will return to being the Philadelphia Eagles starting quarterback next week if he is medically cleared to play, head coach Andy Reid said on Monday.

Andy Reid says stepping down 'would be a copout'

In his 14th season with the Philadelphia Eagles, head coach Andy Reid dismisses the idea of stepping down despite the Eagles' 3-7 record after losing 31-6 to the Washington Redskins on Sunday.

RG3's 4 TDs lead Redskins past Eagles, 31-6

The Washington Redskins improved to 4-6 and remained in the playoff hunt with a 31-6 victory over the Philadelphia Eagles on Sunday. Robert Griffin III set a new career-high with four touchdown passes in the victory.

No. 8 Syracuse cruises past Wagner, 88-57, at home

The Syracuse Orange improved to 2-0 on the season with a home victory over the Wagner Seahawks on Sunday. The Orange started slow, but pulled away for an 88-57 victory.

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