Bill Campbell Blog
It was almost a perfect day for the “City Six” and it certainly was a memorable one for Philadelphia college basketball fans.
By Bill Campbell Chip Kelly: The Eagles’ signing of Oregon’s Chip Kelly as their new head coach was, indeed, a surprise – at least to me. I didn’t expect them to sign someone without previous […]
For failing to do so, Jeffrey Lurie must be held responsible.
By Bill Campbell The Eagles: There was a picture in one of our daily newspapers on Monday morning. It showed Eagles’ trainer, Rich Burkholder, hugging Coach Andy Reid on Sunday afternoon after that last- second […]
After the Eagles’ loss to the Redskins on Sunday, the question echoing through the halls of the NovaCare Complex should be, “Does anyone have the slightest idea what they’re doing?”
By Bill Campbell Baseball’s Home Stretch As we approach the home stretch of the big league baseball season, it’s interesting to observe the comparative closeness of the races in both major league divisions. In the […]
As the spectacular summer games drew to a close, the real “Dream Team” did it in style.
By Bill Campbell: It was a big weekend at the Olympics in London.
Bill Campbell talks the Sixers season, Kyle Kendrick’s success and Albert Pujols’ struggles.
I can’t remember seeing or broadcasting a better comeback than the 76ers staged last Friday night against the Celtics.
By Bill Campbell Phillies’ Moves During A Noteworthy Baseball Week Their sluggish start has not caused the Phillies to push the panic button. But it has led to some interesting personnel moves. The most noteworthy […]
The Phillies are in serious trouble now. The team is not scoring many runs and has had to rely on its pitching. Now it seems to have a pitching problem with the injury to Cliff Lee. The talented left-hander injured his left oblique while pitching ten shut-out innings last week in San Francisco and he has been placed on the fifteen-day disabled list.
It has escaped much attention but this past Sunday was “Jackie Robinson Day” in major league ballparks around the country. Robinson and his legacy were remembered with various tributes and testimonials.
Baseball openers are on everyone’s mind, especially the Phillies’. But I suggest that the most meaningful games being played this month will be in Pittsburgh. They are hockey games.
It would appear that the Phillies and Chase Utley are not on mutually agreeable speaking terms – at least for now. You can only hope that, when the season starts and the games have some real meaning, the communications process will improve.