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Video: Bob Ford on the ideal next coach for the Eagles

Wednesday, January 2, 2013, 12:43 PM
What would the characteristics be for the ideal Eagles head coach? The Inquirer's Bob Ford looks at possible candidates to succeed Andy Reid in a video chat with Cinesport's Noah Coslov. Read more

Video: Is realignment affecting sports fans?

Wednesday, December 19, 2012, 12:58 PM
Does what is happening off the field in college football and basketball affect how fans watch and enjoy games? CineSport's Noah Coslov and the Inquirer's Bob Ford discuss. Read more

Video: Is Foles the answer at quarterback for the Eagles?

Wednesday, December 12, 2012, 6:58 PM
Has Nick Foles earned the starting quarterback role for the Eagles? Who can challenge Foles for the starting job? CineSport's Noah Coslov and Bob Ford of The Philadelphia Inquirer discuss. Read more

Video: Bob Ford on Phillies general manager Ruben Amaro Jr.'s offseason tactics

Wednesday, December 5, 2012, 11:52 AM
Video: Inquirer columnist Bob Ford chats with Brian Clark of Cinesport about whether Phillies general manager Ruben Amaro Jr. has been too casual in handling the offseason and who the ideal center fielder signing might be. Read more

Reaction to Carlos Ruiz's Suspension

Wednesday, November 28, 2012, 12:38 PM
Video: Carlos Ruiz, who hit .325 with 16 HR & 68 RBIs, was suspended for the first 25 games in 2013 after testing positive for an amphetamine. CineSport's Noah Coslov and the Inquirer's Bob Ford discuss. Read more

Video: Bob Ford on Howie Roseman's role in the Eagles' struggles

Wednesday, November 21, 2012, 3:47 PM
The Eagles continue to disappoint, but general manager Howie Roseman got a contract extension earlier this year. The Inquirer's Bob Ford talks about whether Roseman should be blamed for the Eagles' struggles in a chat with Cinesport's Noah Coslov. Read more

Andrew Bynum's impact on the Sixers

Wednesday, November 7, 2012, 11:08 AM
Video: With the absence of Andrew Bynum, should the Sixers be worrying? How different will they be when he returns? CineSport's Noah Coslov and the Inquirer's Bob Ford discuss Bynum's impact. Read more

For Andy Reid, staying with Michael Vick is staying in character

Wednesday, October 31, 2012, 10:38 AM
Andy Reid felt it necessary to pop his head out of the bunker on Wednesday morning and say that Michael Vick is still his starting quarterback. Maybe it was DeSean Jackson going on the radio to say he supported Vick but, hey, that Foles guy doesn't look so bad, either. The last thing the Eagles need... Read more

Video: Was Juan Castillo set up to fail?

Wednesday, October 17, 2012, 12:29 PM
The Eagles fired DC Juan Castillo and have replaced him with Todd Bowles. Should changes be made on offense as well? The Inquirer's Bob Ford and CineSport's Justin Shackil discuss. Read more

Steelers say they have Vick figured out

Thursday, October 4, 2012, 12:13 PM
Everyone is an expert before the game starts, or as Mike Tyson once said, “Everybody’s got a plan until they get punched in the mouth.” That goes for the Eagles and what they hope to accomplish against the Steelers’ defense this Sunday, and also goes for what the Steelers think... Read more
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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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