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Video: Phillies need Cole Hamels

Wednesday, January 18, 2012, 4:33 PM
Video: Inquirer columnist Bob Ford discusses why the Phillies need to keep Cole Hamels in red pinstripes for the long term. Read more

That's What He Said: Papelbon an upgrade?

Thursday, January 12, 2012, 2:42 PM
In this week's episode of That's What He Said, Bob Ford of the Inquirer and Marcus Hayes of the Daily News discuss whether Jonathan Papelbon is an upgrade at closer over Ryan Madson. Read more

Video: The Sixers bandwagon

Wednesday, January 11, 2012, 1:15 PM
Video: The Philadelphia 76ers are off to a 7-2 start, but do they need a real superstar to be a legit threat? The Inquirer's Bob Ford discusses the Sixers' early success. Read more

Andy Reid gets no love in Philadelphia

Wednesday, January 4, 2012, 1:56 PM
Andy Reid will remain as the head coach of the Philadelphia Eagles despite a disappointing season. The Inquirer's Bob Ford discusses Eagles president Jeffrey Lurie's decision to keep the embattled coach around for another season. Read more

"That's What He Said": Making Sixers predictions

Friday, December 23, 2011, 6:10 PM
Video: How many games will the Sixers win this season? Bob Ford of the Inquirer and Marcus Hayes of the Daily News discuss in the latest episode of That's What He Said. Read more

Philadelphia Sports 2012 Needs

Thursday, December 22, 2011, 12:16 PM
What do the Phillies, Flyers, Sixers and Eagles need in 2012? The Inquirer's Bob Ford offers his take in his weekly video chat with Cinesport's Noah Coslov. Read more

Ford: Anyone but Young as Vick's backup

Thursday, December 8, 2011, 5:03 PM
The Inquirer's Bob Ford says the Eagles need a better option than Vince Young as a backup quarterback to injury-prone Michael Vick. Read more

Eagles: Front Office Hiding In Back Room

Monday, December 5, 2011, 8:58 AM
The Eagles dressed 46 professional football players for Thursday’s twilight special in CenturyLink Field in Seattle, and it’s fair to say that the 43 of them who made their way onto the field didn’t have a great game. The exact failures in the 31-14 loss have been picked over like... Read more

Post Patterns: Eagles fooling themselves?

Wednesday, November 30, 2011, 1:20 PM
The Inquirer's Bob Ford discusses how the Eagles plan to handle the remainder of the season and if they're really committed to winning the rest of this season or if they're just fooling themselves, the fans, or maybe even both. Read more

That's What He Said: If not Reid, then who?

Thursday, November 17, 2011, 4:32 PM
If the Eagles and Andy Reid part ways, who should be the next head coach? Bob Ford of the Inquirer and Marcus Hayes of the Daily News discuss in the latest episode of That's What He Said. 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 Philly.com 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 bford@phillynews.com.

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