94WIP Afternoons host Rob Ellis has promised “one for the thumb,” in Thursday’s 7th annual Great Birds Debate. The odds are in his favor.
The art of the verbal jab came early, growing up on the streets of Upper Darby. That was stone-busting terrain, rife with cutters that can dig deep if you don’t watch your step.
The 94WIP Morning Show announced their Winners and Weasels for the week of February 21st, 2014.
Terrell Owens is back in town, and he’s reminiscing.
The addition of AJ Burnett to the Phillies pitching staff changes the complexion of the entire starting rotation. Burnett, as a legitimate number three starter, puts the rest of the rotation in a place where they don’t have to produce more than they’re accustomed to.
Ryne Sandberg reiterated what Cole Hamels and Ruben Amaro have already said: Cole Hamels’ arm trouble is not anything to be worried about.
The fine print says that Jack Lavery’s half court shot would not be netting him $10,000. His father thinks the school should make an exception.
Joe Conklin carries a ubiquitous quality. If you’ve been around the banquet circuit or award dinner season long enough in the Philadelphia area, you’re bound to have run into the shaved head comedian and impressionist extraordinaire.
There will be two former Phillies in the booth for the team this year during television broadcasts, but neither will be the Wild Thing.
Though his time here was short, and ended poorly, Terrell Owens was probably the most popular athlete in the city at his peak. To this day, a good percentage of fans take Owens’ side in the TO vs. Donovan McNabb fiasco that was ultimately the cherry on top of the star wide receiver’s undoing with the Eagles.
SEC defensive player of the year and All-American former Missouri defensive end, Michael Sam, announced he is gay Sunday. Sam, 6’2″, 255 pounds, is a projected mid round selection in the upcoming NFL draft. If drafted, Sam would become the first openly homosexual NFL player.
Mike Adams wants to contribute to the 2014 Phillies, that much is clear. Another season was taken from Adams in 2013 due to injury, and he is working hard to get back for the team.
Larry Bowa has filled just about every role possible with the Philadelphia Phillies.
Today is “truck day” as the Phillies load their truck for Spring Training in Clearwater, Florida. The WIP Morning Show, excited for baseball season and the Spring, asked on the WIP Audio Roadshow app, “How many games will the Phillies win in 2014?”
Damon Feldman has made a name for himself over the years promoting many celebrity boxing matches, from Danny Bonaduce to Jose Canseco to Dustin Diamond. His newest fight is likely to be his most explosive yet.