Pattison Ave. Archive: April, 2013

Twins pitcher Glen Perkins gives stranded fans tickets to game

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A Minnesota Twins fan found himself in a tough spot after a problem acquiring tickets online for Sunday's game against the Texas Rangers. The... Read more

Video: Barkley's 'numbers never lie'

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The Eagles shocked everyone when they picked quarterback Matt Barkley in the fourth round, 98th overall. He was the first pick of the fourth-round... Read more

Penn Relays staffer breaks it down

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Out in the concourse, where the air is clear of bugles and pistol fire, the beats are flowing. And some staffers just can't help themselves... Read more

Watch: High school athlete vs. journalist

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Franklin Field is crawling with ridiculously physical high school athletes today, making the Marines' pull-up challenge a popular booth. Enter... Read more

Athletes become poets

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Away from the track, the Penn Relays allows its young athletes the chance to leave a mark on the event, in more than a clocked time or a crater... Read more

Best players available after first three rounds of the 2013 NFL Draft

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Here's a look at the top-ranked players remaining after the first three rounds of the 2013 NFL Draft, based on CBS Sports' rankings. Which... Read more

Lane Johnson (did not) wrestle bears to improve his blocking

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Eagles' first-round pick Lane Johnson met with the media Friday and talked about how he used to wrestle bears. Seriously. (UPDATE: 5:55 p... Read more

Lane Johnson's first meal in Philly is a cheesesteak, because of course it is

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Lane Johnson has arrived in Philadelphia, and will meet with the media at 5 p.m. But as a 300 lb. offensive lineman, Johnson had to stop for... Read more

Eagles will draft Geno Smith in the second round, according to ESPN's Mel Kiper Jr.

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ESPN's "Draft Expert" Mel Kiper Jr. has the Philadelphia Eagles taking West Virginia quarterback Geno Smith with the third pick in the second... Read more

Tharold Simon Day ruined by Tharold Simon

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UPDATE, 2:18 P.M.: "20 witnesses" are now claiming Simon "did nothing wrong." A potential NFL draftee, the evening before the draft, is going... Read more