The 1987-88 Temple Owls, the top seed in the NCAA tournament, lost in the Elite 8. Only now does Mike Vreeswyk, a star on that team, understand what the experience meant to him and John Chaney.
John Giannini's coaching tenure will likely be remembered most for La Salle's trip to the Sweet 16 in 2013. But the Explorers have gone just 69-88 since.
Under Jay Wright, Villanova has become perhaps the best college basketball program in the country. Where does that put him on the city's all-time list of great coaches?
It's easy to forget that the Eagles' last great play of Super Bowl LII came on special teams, but the play was an outlier. The Eagles need to improve the unit, and they know it.
The two were once part of the Phillies' starting outfield mix. Now, Quinn is hoping just to earn a roster spot, and Cozens needs more time at Triple-A.
Petr Mrazek is a competent, proven goalie. The Flyers needed one, and in this era of the NHL, sometimes that's all a team needs to make a playoff run.
They appear to have made saving face a higher priority than doing what's necessary to help Fultz. "That would be insane," one sports psychologist said.
He's gone from a third-string tight end to the centerpiece of "Philly Special." And there may be more ahead.
Alshon Jeffery had a big touchdown catch and another to set up an Eagles score, once more validating why the team had pursued him so vigorously in the offseason.