The Idle Rich Archive: April, 2009

Eagles chat surprise

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Did an Eagles chat this afternoon. One hour. Thirty-eight questions. Only two about Donovan McNabb. Now, a producer selects the questions... Read more

Sixers' task: Stop Earvin "Magic" Gortat

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It was a Game 6 in Philadelphia, a long time ago. It was one of the first times they let me out of the office. It was to go to the airport... Read more

Hamels voodoo marketing opportunity

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I mean, if this stuff is going to keep happening to Cole Hamels -- the latest being a sprained ankle on Tuesday night -- somebody at least... Read more

Holmgren pretty vague on Biron

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Flyers general manager Paul Holmgren, a straight shooter in most cases, was pretty vague about the future of goaltender Martin Biron at a Tuesday... Read more

Coming soon: NFL Draftapalooza

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As someone who remembers when the NFL draft was sometimes 12 rounds in one-day, an absolute car wreck of a day, the evolution of this thing... Read more

Why Sheldon might have to stay

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Sitting over in the NovaCare Complex on Sunday when the Eagles traded two fifth-round picks for Patriots cornerback Ellis Hobbs, two questions... Read more

Eagles offensive makeover

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Draft weekend is message time in the NFL, maybe the only time when a team tells the truth -- and not with its words but its actions. With... Read more

Biggest Boldin question: the contract

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Nobody talks about Anquan Boldin's contract, which is the reason he wants out of Arizona. If the Eagles were to acquire him in a trade, they... Read more

Sixers win Game 3

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Thaddeus Young won it at the end with a layup, contorting around Orlando's Dwight Howard with 2 second left. The final score was 96-94. The... Read more

Gotta be a running back

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I will not pretend to know Knowshon Moreno's projected ability as an NFL player. There are people in the league who are paid good money to... Read more