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Archive: October, 2010

Three big answers

Thursday, October 28, 2010, 2:08 PM
Video: Rich Hofmann of the Daily News sits down with CineSport's Noah Coslov for the answers to the three biggest questions in Philadelphia sports. This week focuses on the Phillies re-signing Jayson Werth, Evan Turner's NBA debut, and the Eagles' grade midway through the season. Read more

Don't rush, DeSean

Tuesday, October 26, 2010, 10:43 PM
DeSean Jackson, 9 days removed from the concussion he suffered in a horrific collision with the Falcons' Dunta Robinson, was on Comcast SportsNet's "Daily News Live" on Tuesday afternoon. It was the first interview he had done, post-concussion. In the middle of the interview, it dawned on... Read more

Eagles lose a terrible game

Sunday, October 24, 2010, 4:21 PM
NASHVILLE, Tenn. -- This is a game the Eagles always seem to lose: on the road, against an AFC team with some credentials, just before the bye. It is something we have seen several times during Andy Reid's tenure. There is no explaining it, just like there is no explaining why their Septembers are... Read more

Video: Three big Phillies questions

Thursday, October 21, 2010, 6:00 PM
Video: Did Manuel go to the bullpen too soon last night? Are you surprised how the series has gone so far? Will Roy Halladay live up to his ace billing and send the series back to Philly? The Daily News' Rich Hofmann answers these lingering questions. Read more

Phils even the series

Sunday, October 17, 2010, 11:22 PM
It’s a funny thing about the Phillies: they have lived in the October cauldron for 4 seasons now but they have usually managed to avoid the worst of the heat. The Phillies have front-run in almost every series in which they have played. The two series they lost -- that first one against Colorado... Read more

Kolb ignites Eagles and QB controversy

Sunday, October 17, 2010, 4:16 PM
Gentlemen, start your quarterback controversies. Kevin Kolb has played his way back into a conversation that Eagles coach Andy Reid is clearly uncomfortable having. Just as Michael Vick played well when Kolb got hurt, Kolb now has played well while Vick was hurt. And after this one, after a 31-17... Read more

Phils beat Eagles on TV

Monday, October 11, 2010, 2:34 PM
In October of 2008, the Phillies and Milwaukee Brewers played what turned out to be a series-clinching game for the Phils at exactly the same time that the Eagles were playing the Washington Redskins. Televised against each other, the ratings were no surprise to people in Philadelphia. Even though... Read more

Eagles survive 49ers

Sunday, October 10, 2010, 11:43 PM
SAN FRANCISCO -- The education of Kevin Kolb continues. It is what this season was supposed to be about, back when. We thought he would get the ball out quickly and accurately, but we did not know when he would learn to be a winner. That was going to be the process that consumed our attention. It... Read more

Where does Roy's no-no rank?

Thursday, October 7, 2010, 4:57 PM
Where does Roy Halladay's no-hitter rank in the pantheon -- a less-crowded pantheon than many, it must be acknowledged -- of Philadelphia greatest sports moments? Everybody's answer is different. Mine, not untypically, is a little bit complicated. We all have our own personal list -- Wilbert Mongomery's... Read more

Video: Three big answers

Thursday, October 7, 2010, 4:55 PM
This week, the Daily News' Rich Hofmann opines on the historic value of Roy Halladay's no-hitter, the chances the Eagles can win the next two games without Michael Vick and whether the Flyers can repeat as Eastern Conference champions. Read more
About this blog
Rich Hofmann arrived at the Daily News in 1980 for a job whose status was officially designated as "full-time, temporary." A senior at Penn at the time, he was hired to fill in on the copy desk during a staff illness. The notion of him covering the Eagles or being a columnist did not exist in anyone's imagination. It was supposed to be six weeks and out, but he never left. It is only one of the reasons why so many people have concerns about him as a potential house guest. Rich has blogged the postseasons of the Flyers and Eagles. E-mail Rich at hofmanr@phillynews.com Reach Rich at hofmanr@phillynews.com.

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