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Video: Philly's most polarizing athlete

Friday, September 23, 2011, 11:36 AM
Video: Who has been the city's most polarizing athlete in the last 20 years? Marcus Hayes of the Daily News and Bob Ford of the Inquirer discuss. Read more

Video: Wait until October to judge Phillies

Friday, September 16, 2011, 12:35 PM
Video: CineSport's Noah Coslov sits down with the Inquirer's Bob Ford to discuss the importance of a 100-win season and how this Phillies team will be judged. Read more

What if Birds start 0-2?

Wednesday, September 7, 2011, 12:35 PM
Video: Bob Ford of The Inquirer discusses the Eagles managing such high expectations heading into the season that starts with two games on the road. Read more

The Phillies' best option in LF

Friday, September 2, 2011, 10:51 AM
Video: Should the Phillies go with Raul Ibanez, John Mayberry, Jr. or both? Bob Ford of the Inquirer and Marcus Hayes of the Daily News discuss. Read more

Video: Will Vick make Eagles pay?

Wednesday, August 31, 2011, 12:30 PM
Should the Eagles be concerned that Michael Vick's performance on the field will eventually prove this week's contract extension was a mistake? The Inquirer's Bob Ford joins Cinesport's Noah Coslov to discuss. Read more

That's What He Said: Are the Flyers better?

Thursday, August 11, 2011, 1:37 PM
Video: Are the Flyers a better team after their roster overhaul? Columnists 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

DeSean, Maclin and the WR Worries

Tuesday, August 9, 2011, 10:12 AM
It’s been nearly two weeks since Vince Young showed up at Eagles training camp and declared his new employer a “dream team,” and Vince still hasn’t been right about anything else, either. As we head into the first exhibition game on Thursday night vs. the Ravens, the Eagles... Read more

That's What He Said: Change in store for Sixers?

Thursday, August 4, 2011, 2:07 PM
Video: Will the Sixers' new ownership bring major changes? Bob Ford of the Inquirer and Marcus Hayes of the Daily News discuss. Read more

Owners vs. Players: Philly roundtable

Thursday, August 4, 2011, 2:04 PM
´╗┐Video: In episode 4 of the "Owners vs. Players" series, CineSport's Noah Coslov discusses viewers' Facebook and Twitter questions with the Bob Ford of the Inquirer and Paul Hagen of the Daily News. You can watch the first three episodes here: Episode 3 | Episode 2 | Episode 1 Read more

A Tour de France Where Down Under is Finally Up

Monday, July 25, 2011, 12:18 PM
The Tour de France win by veteran rider Cadel Evans of Australia, which concluded Sunday with the ceremonial procession into Paris, was a testament to a steady three weeks during which Evans did nothing particularly remarkable nor anything particularly awful. That’s an accomplishment right there... 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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