Monday, August 3, 2015

Ford: Did Cole Hamels live up to expectations?

Thursday, July 30, 2015, 12:29 PM
The Inquirer’s Bob Ford looks back on Cole Hamels’ career the day after the Phillies ace was traded to the Texas Rangers. Read more

Ford: Who Thinks Papelbon Is Worth It?

Thursday, July 16, 2015, 1:05 PM
Jonathan Papelbon has made it clear he wants out of Philadelphia, but will publicly expressing his frustrations get him anywhere? The Inquirer’s Bob Ford discusses. Read more

Ford: Schefter in the Wrong in JPP Case?

Thursday, July 9, 2015, 1:00 PM
After posting a photo of Jason Pierre-Paul's medical record, ESPN’s Adam Schefter is at the center of controversy. The Inquirer’s Bob Ford and CineSport’s Noah Coslov discuss the ethics involved. Read more

Is American Pharoah a Belmont Lock?

Thursday, June 4, 2015, 1:55 PM
The Inquirer’s Bob Ford discusses whether or not American Pharoah will win the Triple Crown and if the rules need to change to even the racing field. Read more

Ford: Do We Know Who to Blame in Philly?

Wednesday, February 4, 2015, 2:16 PM
The Inquirer’s Bob Ford and CineSport’s Noah Coslov talk about the meaning of titles in the Philadelphia teams’ front offices and if fans really know who is making the decisions. Read more

Video: Bob Ford's New Year's resolutions for local sports teams

Wednesday, December 31, 2014, 2:45 PM
The Inquirer’s Bob Ford joins CineSport’s Noah Coslov to lay out New Year’s resolutions for the Eagles, Flyers, Phillies and Sixers as we head into 2015. Read more

Bob Ford: Who is the real Mark Sanchez?

Wednesday, November 19, 2014, 12:19 PM
The Inquirer’s Bob Ford joins CineSport’s Noah Coslov to answer the question "who is the real Mark Sanchez" and to determine if his success with the Jets is relevant for the Eagles. Read more

Bob Ford: What's a 'franchise quarterback' to the Eagles?

Wednesday, November 12, 2014, 10:55 AM
Watch the Inquirer's Bob Ford and CineSport's Noah Coslov discuss the Eagles philosophy with a starting quarterback and how the team may start a trend in the NFL. Read more

Bob Ford: What are the Phillies building?

Wednesday, November 5, 2014, 12:24 PM
The Inquirer's Bob Ford sits down with CineSport's Noah Coslov to discuss the options for the Phillies offseason and where Cole Hamels fits in with the team's plans. Read more

Bob Ford: Eagles overachieving so far

Wednesday, October 15, 2014, 2:52 PM
The Inquirer’s Bob Ford and CineSport’s Brian Clark discuss the Eagles’ 5-1 start, Chip Kelly's style and the team’s position at the bye week. Read more
About this blog
Bob Ford has been writing about Philadelphia sports since 1981, and is still trying to figure it all out. A former beat writer covering the Phillies and the 76ers, Ford became a general sports columnist for the Inquirer in 2003, following in and occasionally falling in the deep footsteps of Bill Lyon, Frank Dolson and many distinguished others. He comes to the blogosphere after award-winning success as designer/editor of the fabulous Pen & Pencil Club softball blog. Likes: Palestra, inside-the-park home runs, sunny days. Dislikes: phony people, cloudy days, rewrites. Reach Bob at

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