The Idle Rich Archive: May, 2009

Where amazing happens, Eagles division

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Back in the day, one imagines that the success of a television commercial was dependent upon whether or not people were whistling the jingle... Read more

Eagles swimming in cap space

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From Mike Florio at profootballtalk.com comes this latest accounting of cap space around the National Football League. In a shocking development... Read more

Eagles shortchanged by over/under

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My apologies if this list has already been chewed over, but if it was, I missed it. It is annual springtime fodder, the NFL over/under list... Read more

Don't worry about Rollins yet

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Sixty years ago, they made a baseball movie called “It Happens Every Spring.” The plot is a fantasy, about a chemist who accidentally... Read more

Howard says MLB suspicions unfair, understandable

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Ryan Howard says he does get it. He lives and works in a world where Manny Ramirez gets suspended for 50 games for using a performance enhancing... Read more

Manny and the absence of shock

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New item: Manny Ramirez tests positive for a banned substance and receives a 50-game suspension from Major League Baseball. Reaction: a curious... Read more

I am not A-Rod's coach

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I have not read the book. I have no feelings on the subject. I am not A-Rod's high school coach. Three people have approached me on Facebook... Read more

Flyers vs. Sixers popularity contest

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I meant to get to this last week, not because I’m hockey’s greatest defender or anything, but just because. And this admittedly... Read more

Peter King loooooves the Eagles' draft

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Everybody loved the Eagles' draft. Sports Illustrated's Peter King loved the Eagles' draft. But King has posted an analysis online that walks... Read more

Paterno sounds off

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Joe Paterno wants some changes. Here's the link to the ESPN.com story that lays it all out. He wants an expansion of the Big 10 to a 12th... Read more