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Archive: December, 2012

Reid not only coach canned

Monday, December 31, 2012, 2:41 PM
The Eagles’ Andy Reid wasn’t the only head coach relieved of his duties on Monday, although he was the longest-tenured. Teams wasted little time in making moves, as less than a full day after the regular season came to a close several coaches found themselves out of work. Joining Andy... Read more

Eagles caption contest

Sunday, December 30, 2012, 11:34 PM
It's time once again for you to write the caption to Rob Tornoe's latest Sports Ink cartoon. Post your best ideas in the comments. Rob will pick the best and we'll announce the results in a few days. Read more

Eagles caption contest results

Friday, December 28, 2012, 2:31 PM
Earlier this week, we gave you another opportunity to write the caption for Rob Tornoe's next Eagles-themed cartoon. After much deliberation, Rob Tornoe himself has picked the this week's winner. First, the runner-ups: Wait! I didn't get to the part about signing John Lannan as a starting pitcher!... Read more

Braves determine 'screaming savage' is best suited for batting practice

Thursday, December 27, 2012, 11:53 AM
For years, the Cleveland Indians have dealt with backlash given their moniker. Their name alone has been considered outdated and culturally skewed, but their grinning "Chief Wahoo" logo has received the brunt of the frustration, and in recent seasons, the team has started to distance themselves from... Read more

This week's Rob Tornoe cartoon caption contest

Wednesday, December 26, 2012, 12:11 PM
It's time once again for you to write the caption to Rob Tornoe's latest cartoon. Post your best ideas in the comments. Rob will pick the best and we'll announce the results in a few days. To see all of Rob's past contests and winners, click here. Read more

VIDEO: 11-year old Julian Newman is 4-foot-5 and will break your ankles

Friday, December 21, 2012, 4:04 PM
I wish I was a little bit taller... If you've ever belted out Skee-Lo, and really meant it, Julian Newman is here to show you that you can still be a baller. Newman, an 11-year-old fifth grader from Orlando, Florida, stands at just 4'5" but is making a habit of embarassing players two feet taller... Read more

Eagles caption contest results

Friday, December 21, 2012, 2:37 PM
Earlier this week, we gave you another opportunity to write the caption for Rob Tornoe's next Eagles-themed cartoon. After much deliberation, Rob Tornoe himself has picked the this week's winner. First, the runner-ups: The good news is I can see you standing behind a new line next year, but the... Read more

Early mock drafts have Eagles eyeing Joeckel

Thursday, December 20, 2012, 5:10 PM
There’s still a couple months until mock draft season officially begins, but after a season such as the one the Eagles have had this year, it is never too early to start looking ahead. It is no secret that the Eagles struggled protecting the quarterback throughout the season, so offensive line... Read more

The Mayan Apocalypse is Good For Philly Fans

Thursday, December 20, 2012, 3:44 PM
The Mayan Calender supposedly ends on December 21st 2012, which means that the end of the world will be upon us tomorrow. While doomsday preppers, conspiracy theorists and fire and brimstone preachers freak out about the end of the world, it might not be entirely bad for the state of sports in the... Read more

New Jersey teen asks gold medal-winning Gabby Douglas to prom

Thursday, December 20, 2012, 1:21 PM
New Jersey teenager Leon Purvis is hoping to strike gold with his prom date next year. Leon, who gained mild internet fame last year with his YouTube video asking Justin Beiber to his junior prom, is at it again. This time, the target is gold medalist Gabby Douglas. In a Youtube video posted last... Read more
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