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September 3: Welcome back, NFL!

Wednesday, September 3, 2014, 3:36 PM
On mobile? Click here to enlarge It's nice to get down to the actual playing of football, and put all the NFL's many issues where they belong - out of the public view and forgotten so we can tailgate in peace - and focus on what this sport is all about: Men hitting each other with such force for... Read more

Hinkie, Brown, Carter-Williams, Noel and Embiid in Spain together

Wednesday, September 3, 2014, 1:37 PM
UPDATE [Thursday]: It seems as though 76ers coach Brett Brown, general manager Sam Hinkie, Michael Carter-Williams, Nerlens Noel, and Joel Embiid are all in Spain watching Dario Saric play for his Croatian team in the FIBA World Cup. "I am proud of the effort our three players - Nerlens, Joel and... Read more

Henry Sims should start at center for the Sixers in 2014-15

Tuesday, September 2, 2014, 5:11 PM
The August trade of Thaddeus Young left the Sixers with yet another hole in their lineup. Young, who was certainly going to start on the set-to-struggle Sixers, was not only the longest-tenured player on the team, but also by far the most experienced. In his absence, the team has the reigning Rookie... Read more

What are realistic expectations for the Eagles?

Tuesday, September 2, 2014, 12:39 PM
The Daily News' Rich Hofmann discusses realistic expectations for the Eagles and the next time the Phillies will be relevant after Monday's no-hitter. Read more

ESPN predicts Chip Kelly will win 2014 NFL Coach of the Year

Tuesday, September 2, 2014, 11:11 AM
Chip Kelly has been an NFL coach for only one year, but expectations are already quite high for his second season. After leading the Eagles to a 10-6 record and a playoff appearance in his first year at the team’s helm, many experts are expecting both Kelly and the Eagles’ offense to take... Read more

College football opens with myriad of tramplings

Monday, September 1, 2014, 11:24 AM
College football has opened, meaning that our NFL Sundays will be preceded by Saturdays with so many teams, rivalries, and Johnny Football's that you'll have to only pretend you know what's going on. Assuming you survived the opening weekend! College football is full of both over stimulated lunatics... Read more

Caption Contest: Eagles season opener

Monday, September 1, 2014, 10:56 AM
Finally, the Eagles are back! No more subpar Phillies. Forget about the tanking Sixers. Stop worrying about the stagnant Flyers. It's all about Chip Kelly, Nick Foles and Sundays glued to the TV. So what do you tell a crying, lonely Phanatic? Submit your best ideas in the comments below, and use... Read more

Caption contest winners: The Sixers' tank

Sunday, August 31, 2014, 11:52 AM
On Monday, I asked for your best caption suggestions for my new Sixers tank cartoon. Congrats to @Wiggdidnt, who came up with the winning caption, posted above. Here are the runner-ups: “As you can plainly see, our fan base remains flat out behind us.” – ginomcfad “Can't... Read more

Jordan McRae signs in Australia

Friday, August 29, 2014, 4:42 PM
The Sixers will already be without two of their picks from the 2014 Draft for most of, if not all of the 2014-15 NBA season. Now it looks like they may be without another one. According to The Sydney Morning Herald, Jordan McRae, who was selected 58th overall by the San Antonio Spurs in the 2014 Draft... Read more

August 29: Ray Rice, NFL hero

Friday, August 29, 2014, 11:18 AM
On mobile? Click here to enlarge Once it decided on Josh Gordon's full year suspension for marijuana, the NFL had to know the blowback would be tremendous, after Ray Rice's mere two game suspension for highly public domestic abuse. Unfortunately, snarkily written jokes on Twitter don't subtract... Read more
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