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Archive: July, 2009

Should Eagles Take Lesson From Flyers?

Tuesday, July 7, 2009, 1:17 PM
Apples and oranges? Or just midnight green and orange? Both the Flyers and the Eagles operate in the world of a hard salary cap, although the enormous revenue generated by the NFL makes it a lot harder to spend too much there. The Flyers are in a league where the cap is not only holding steady, but... Read more

Iverson Waits For Next Tomorrow

Monday, July 6, 2009, 9:29 AM
You don't have to feel sorry for Allen Iverson. He doesn't feel sorry for himself. But his journey after leaving Philadelphia hasn't been what he would have imagined. The Detroit Pistons, thrilled to have his salary off their cap -- even if that freedom came at the price of destroying their season... Read more

Why Doug Glanville Loves Phillies Fans

Wednesday, July 1, 2009, 10:41 AM
Doug Glanville, who played for the Phillies from 1998-2002 and again in 2004, works mainly out of Chicago now, as a baseball analyst for the local Comcast SportsNet pod. He's sort of the Ricky Bottalico of Post Game Live in Chicago, except instead talking about what's wrong with the Phillies, they... 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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