The Flyers open the 2014 Stanley Cup Playoffs in Thursday against the New York Rangers. The Flyers have lost their last eight games in Madison Square Garden including two this season.
The Sixers are in the midst of a franchise worst 24 game losing streak and currently own the second worst record in all of the NBA (15-55), still two games ahead of the dreadful Milwaukee Bucks. Fans have been salivating over the potential players the Sixers might acquire in the upcoming draft.
The rumors have been swirling over the last several weeks regarding potential trades of Eagles wide receiver DeSean Jackson, and Phillies shortstop Jimmy Rollins.
Yesterday was the beginning of free agency in the NFL, and safety was the Eagles’ biggest need. A lot was made about safeties Jairus Byrd and T.J.Ward, both former Oregon Ducks, regarded as the best two safeties in the free agent class.
In July, Riley Cooper was caught on tape using a racial slur at a Kenny Chesney concert. The incident quickly became a national story and consequently, Cooper became a controversial figure. Many fans and media personalities expressed strong opinions saying the Eagles should cut Cooper because of the incident.
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.
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?”
Yesterday, the Phillies signed 39 year old outfielder and former Phillie, Bobby Abreu, to a one-year minor league deal worth $800,000.
Fans of the 94WIP Morning Show vote that they’d rather have Nick Foles over Luck, Kaepernick, Newton and Wilson.
The Eagles finished the season 10-6 as NFC East Champions and hosts of a wild-card playoff game Saturday night against Drew Brees and the New Orleans Saints, accomplishing more than anyone could have dreamed of in Chip Kelly’s first season as head coach.
Eagles fans say they were most impressed by the defense in the team’s big win over the Bears.
With the Eagles 6-5 and in first place in the NFC East heading into the bye week, Eagles fans will be keeping a close eye on the Cowboys at Giants game on Sunday.
While many predicted the Eagles to finish the season with six wins or less, the Eagles already have that total through just 11 games. Chip Kelly has his team in 1st place in the NFC East with five games to play, as they head into their week 12 bye.
In his first season in the NFL, Chip Kelly has the Eagles at 6-5 and in first place in the NFC East, something not many people expected. Kelly is starting to win over Philadelphia.
Looks like everyone is pretty confident this home losing streak will end, and the Eagles will win Sunday… are you?