Gonzo: Until recently, Jim Riggleman was merely the manager of the Washington Nationals. Now, he's so much more - he's a national inspiration who stood up for himself and refused to be pushed around any longer.
- Poll Which 10-game winner would you rather have? (2083 votes)
The following is an excerpt from Ask Gonzo, a weekly chat on Philly.com with columnist John Gonzalez There's nothing like a good old-fashioned beef, even if methods employed aren't exactly traditional. It would be better if the ongoing argument between LeSean McCoy and the New York Giants unfolded in person or on the field, but that will happen soon enough. In the interim, a public Twitter spat - which has since spilled over into the mainstream media - will do just fine.
Gonzo: This is an ego buy. It has to be. There's no other explanation. A billionaire named Joshua Harris is reportedly leading a group that's close to purchasing your 76ers. Which raises a simple question: Um . . . why?
John Gonzalez has written for the Inquirer, Boston magazine, Village Voice Media, Men's Journal and a host of other outlets he either can't remember or chooses to forget. He also ran for U.S. Congress once (and still won't shut up about it). After scribbling many words for print publications, he's now committed full-time to digital endeavors. Turns out the Internet isn't a fad after all. Tell your friends.