Sunday, December 28, 2014

Caption Contest winners: Chip Kelly, genius?

Saturday, December 27, 2014, 4:21 PM
On Monday, I asked for your best caption suggestions for my new Chip Kelly cartoon. Congrats to Dawn Zielinski, who came up with the winning caption, posted above. Here are the runner-ups: “It sure looked strong but a bad draft took it right down!” – ginomcfad “You should... Read more

NHL Power Rankings: December 24

Wednesday, December 24, 2014, 11:45 AM
1. Chicago Blackhawks (Last Week: 1; 23-10-2, 48 points) – Clark Griswold would be proud as the Blackhawks enter the Christmas break still looking like the best team in hockey. Despite a 5-1 loss against Winnipeg Tuesday, Chicago still owns the league’s best goal differential, top-notch... Read more

Stats It: Previewing Eagles vs. Giants

Wednesday, December 24, 2014, 11:01 AM
On this episode of Stats It,'s Pat Gallen goes inside the numbers to discuss how the Eagles missed the playoffs and what they can do to beat the Giants in Week 17. Read more

Caption Contest: Chip Kelly, genius?

Tuesday, December 23, 2014, 8:53 PM
After an embarrassing loss last week to the dysfunctional Redskins, Chip Kelly will end his second year as Eagles head coach watching the playoffs from home with a team that has major questions at quarterback and a lifeless secondary in need of overhaul. So what do you think about the status of our... Read more

Joel Embiid will be looked to for leadership by the Sixers

Tuesday, December 23, 2014, 4:51 PM
There is only so much that Joel Embiid can do physically as he rehabs his right foot following surgery to repair a broken navicular bone. He can’t put pressure on the foot, he can’t run, and he of course can’t yet participate in any sort of contact activities. In other words, the... Read more

Word on the Birds: Eagles' biggest flaws laid bare

Tuesday, December 23, 2014, 12:13 PM
On this week's Word on the Birds,'s Pat Gallen and Dave Spadaro of discuss the biggest reasons why the Eagles won't make the playoffs after a promising start to the season. Read more

Rich Hofmann: Eagles can't rush quarterback decision

Tuesday, December 23, 2014, 12:07 PM
The Daily News’ Rich Hofmann joins CineSport’s Noah Coslov to answer the three biggest questions in Philadelphia sports, including the Eagles' quarterback dilemma and whether there's any reason for Philadelphia sports fans to be optimistic during the holidays. Read more

Temple takes Broad Street Line to game

Monday, December 22, 2014, 9:44 PM
What’s more awesome than upsetting the No. 10 team in the country? Taking the Broad Street Line to the game. That’s exactly what Fran Dunphy and the Temple basketball team did before taking down No. 10 Kansas, 77-52, at the Wells Fargo Center Monday night. Instead of taking a charter... Read more

The Grinch that stole the Eagles' Christmas

Monday, December 22, 2014, 1:42 PM
On mobile? Click here to enlarge There is a lot of blame to go around to explain why the Eagles, after starting 9-3, failed to make the playoffs in their second year under Chip Kelly. A battered offensive line, Mark “I have a present for you” Sanchez, the worst secondary in the league... Read more

Caption Contest winners: Chip Kelly, Colts superfan

Saturday, December 20, 2014, 9:10 PM
On Monday, I asked for your best caption suggestions for my new Chip Kelly cartoon. Congrats to DawkKnight, who came up with the winning caption, posted above. Here are the runner-ups: "Playoffs! Don't talk to me about playoffs! PLAYOFFS!" – Stewbaca "I've got to do a better job of putting... Read more
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