The Idle Rich Archive: May, 2011

Utley has returned

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Chase Utley is here. Saw him with my own eyes. In the clubhouse. With his equipment and stuff. He isn't in the Sunday lineup against the... Read more

The Mike Richards question

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Q: Which Flyers player, in Game 1 against Boston -- the 7-3 loss when so many of his teammates didn’t show up, the game that sent the... Read more

Chat Philly sports with Rich Hofmann

Rich Hofmann will chat for the Hot Button about your favorite Philly sports topics on Monday beginning at 11 a.m. On a mobile device? Click... Read more

Video: Call up Domonic Brown

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Video: Daily News columnist Rich Hofmann talks about the pending return of Chase Utley and Carlos Ruiz, rates the importance of the Phillies'... Read more

Flyers swept

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BOSTON -- And so it ends for the Flyers, quickly and profoundly. Four games, four losses, and now more than 4 months to try to figure out what... Read more

Hofmann: 3 big answers

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Video: Can the Flyers repeat last year's miracle comeback? Daily News columnist Rich Hofmann answers the three big questions in Philly sports... Read more

Bruins crush Flyers, 5-1

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BOSTON -- Any resemblance to last year is nothing more than a mocking coincidence. Let us begin there, as the Flyers again contemplate history... Read more

Flyers dig another hole

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Well, the Flyers have now officially dug themselves into another hole. They again will be given an opportunity to test the resolve for which... Read more

Versus will show "God Bless America"

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UPDATING AGAIN: After looking back at the old stories, I have discovered a flaw in my memory of "God Bless America" history. As it turns out... Read more

The passion of Philadelphia fans

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I think we all just witnessed the biggest day in the history of Philadelphia sports. By "biggest," I don't mean most momentous. Instead, the... Read more