Saturday, November 28, 2015

Sylvester Stallone hasn't given up on Chip Kelly yet

Thursday, October 8, 2015, 10:03 AM
It's going to take more than a 1-3 start to get Sylvester Stallone off the Eagles' bandwagon. The Eagles' season is far from over - there's still 12 more weeks of not handing the ball off to DeMarco Murray to slog through. But, chin up - the NFC East is such an awful mess that the Eagles are still... Read more

Word on the Birds: Biggest Problem Now

Tuesday, October 6, 2015, 12:46 PM
On today's Word on the Birds,'s Pat Gallen and's Dave Spadaro discuss the reasons behind the Eagles’ struggles so far this year. Read more

Former Flyers player: "In Philly, there's a history of (police) taking care of us."

Tuesday, October 6, 2015, 11:46 AM
Former Flyers player Todd Fedoruk, a career enforcer, spent nine years in the NHL. He also suffered from substance abuse, a concept brought back into the spotlight among professional athletes recently after Yankees pitcher C.C. Sabathia chose to enter rehab in lieu of joining his team in the playoffs... Read more

Buzz Bissinger calls Chip Kelly a 'fraud,' cites 'arrogance'

Tuesday, October 6, 2015, 11:33 AM
Update: Tuesday afternoon, Buzz Bissinger doubled down on comments he made earlier in the day about Chip Kelly being a “fraud,” telling 97.5 The Fanatic's Mike Missanelli it’s time for the team to find a new coach. “I think he should be fired after the season,” Bissinger... Read more

NFL has first month free of player arrests since 2009

Tuesday, October 6, 2015, 9:40 AM
You don't need a brief list at the top of a blog post to remind you of the NFL's worst shamings of the past few years. Everyone is more than aware of the Ray Rice and Adrian Peterson cases that have stained the league over the past year, as well as the litany of arrests that preceded them over the... Read more

The Eagles terrible, horrible, no good, very bad offense

Sunday, October 4, 2015, 11:29 AM
On mobile? Click here to enlarge Who could have imagined at this point in the season the Eagles defense would be the strength of this team? Going into Sunday’s Redskins game, the Eagles ranked 31st in the league in total offense. Only the lowly, Nick Foles-led Rams had gained fewer yards than... Read more

Howard Eskin wants to be Philadelphia's next mayor

Saturday, October 3, 2015, 12:44 PM
If there's room for Donald Trump to occupy the White House, does that mean there's room for Howard Eskin to set up shop in City Hall? In a dig at Mayor Michael Nutter, the Fox 29 and WIP sports anchor took to Twitter with his tongue firmly planted into his cheek to announce he is considering throwing... Read more

Live updates: Army at Penn State, 12 p.m.

Saturday, October 3, 2015, 12:07 PM
Tune in at noon as Joe Juliano and Erin McCarthy of the Inquirer provide live updates and commentary on Penn State's match-up with Army. Read more

Christian Hackenberg a top five quarterback to at least one analyst

Wednesday, September 30, 2015, 10:32 AM
Penn State quarterback Christian Hackenberg has had his talent level questioned this season, which some have interpreted as the dropping of his NFL stock. But one analyst doesn't think Hack has gotten a fair shake. Just heard Trent Dilfer on ESPN Radio- "Hackenberg not in a good situation at PSU"... Read more

Innes wins summer book, but huge number of digital listeners boost Missanelli

Tuesday, September 29, 2015, 5:42 PM
Declaring a winner in September in the bitter ratings battle between Sportsradio 94.1 WIP's Josh Innes and 97.5 The Fanatic's Mike Missanelli depends on how important you consider digital streaming to be. According to numbers obtained by, Innes and new co-hosts Spike Eskin and Hollis Thomas... Read more
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