Saturday, January 24, 2015

Cardinals interested in adding Cole Hamels to rotation

Friday, January 9, 2015, 9:01 AM
Take a quick lap around the league to stay updated on all the latest trades, signings, and rumors: - One ace isn’t enough for the Cardinals anymore - now they want a playmate for Adam Wainwright in the rotation. It seems as though the Cardinals may have been hiding their magic in Wainwright’s... Read more

Word on the Birds: Front Office Changes

Thursday, January 8, 2015, 2:26 PM
On this week's episode of Word on the Birds,'s Pat Gallen & Dave Spadaro of the Philadelphia Eagles discuss the shakeup in the front office & the Birds' chances at Marcus Mariota. Read more

Luc Mbah a Moute working to add a three-point shot to his arsenal

Tuesday, January 6, 2015, 1:48 PM
The Sixers have been shooting a lot of three’s under Brett Brown this season as they are currently 10th league-wide with 23.9 three-pointers attempted per game. The team has not been making their attempts at quite as high of a rate however, converting on only 7.1 out of the nearly 24 attempts;... Read more

New Jersey Governor Chris Christie: Philadelphia fans 'are the worst in America'

Tuesday, January 6, 2015, 12:10 PM
New Jersey governor and lifelong Dallas Cowboys fan Chris Christie recently shared his thoughts on New York Giants fans and Eagles fans. His words will add enough gasoline to the fire to keep a story, that was already not going to die until all the votes are counted in the next Republican presidential... Read more

Caption Contest: The Chris Christie show

Tuesday, January 6, 2015, 9:46 AM
It's official - Chris Christie, the governor of New Jersey and possibly your next president, has reduced himself to being the good luck charm for an annoying Texas billionaire and Skeletor lookalike. He even refuses to change his clothes, wearing the same unflattering orange sweater each time he's... Read more

#OnDeck: Phillies rebuild alongside shifting NL East

Tuesday, January 6, 2015, 8:37 AM
The Phillies’ journey is laid plainly in front of them. But as they embark on several seasons of $3-4 StubHub tickets, their divisional rivals are in various stages of their own evolutions. Entering 2015, Ryne Sandberg's club will be playing in a division more ambiguous in the middle than it... Read more

Joel Embiid trolls LeBron James on Twitter

Tuesday, January 6, 2015, 8:35 AM
For whatever reason, Joel Embiid's notorious Twitter game has slowed a bit lately. But he was back with a vengeance last night as the 76ers beat LeBron James' Cavaliers for their first home win of the season. Boh Embiid and James were out of action injured, which gave them plenty of time to spend... Read more

Caption Contest winners: Talk radio vs. Chip Kelly

Sunday, January 4, 2015, 11:31 AM
On Monday, I asked for your best caption suggestions for my new Chip Kelly cartoon. Congrats to @philliephan88, who came up with the winning caption, posted above. Here are the runner-ups: “Something tells me Cary Williams would be a natural at that job.” – ginomcfad “He... Read more

NBA scoring titles don't often correlate to team titles

Saturday, January 3, 2015, 7:37 PM
Over the course of the Sixers’ recent rebuild, I have had many people tell me very matter-of-factly that the team needs to secure a scorer. Carter-Williams is quickly cited as the distributor, Noel as the paint protector, and Embiid as the mystery man, leaving the spot of designated ‘scorer’... Read more

Stats It: Eagles season review

Thursday, January 1, 2015, 12:38 PM
On this episode of Stats It,'s Pat Gallen goes inside the numbers to discuss how Chip Kelly and the Eagles were unable to take the next step after a banner season in 2013. Read more
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