The Eagles lost a game they could have and should have won last Sunday. They couldn’t contain San Diego quarterback Philip Rivers, who threw for 410 yards, completing 36 of 47 passes without an interception. That was their most significant failure. But what the game amounted to was third downs.
By Bill Campbell Phillies Pitching: Before concentrating on the Eagles and becoming immersed in football, we should look back and attempt to understand how the Phillies’ pitching staff has eroded in such a short time. […]
By Bill Campbell Charlie Manuel When Charlie Manuel began his career in Philadelphia which resulted in him tallying up 1,000 wins, he was not the most popular guy in town. However, as he moved […]
I was watching the Phillies in the middle of last week and, for one of the few times this season, I felt a bit of encouragement for the future.
If you thought that Saturday’s 10-0 Phillies loss to Detroit was bad, it turns out the Phils were just scratching the surface.
By Bill Campbell Phil Mickelson Phil Mickelson played very well in the U.S. Open at Merion a few weeks back and looked to be a factor from the very first day. But he lost to […]
By Bill Campbell I was browsing though a magazine recently and discovered that during the 1920’s there were 4 living legends in sports that everyone knew: Babe Ruth in baseball, Red Grange in football, Jack […]
With most of the media flying the surrender flags and clamoring for action on the Phillies trade front, here is a list of personnel under consideration for possible moves and how each stands in relationship to their trade agreements.
What a week it turned out to be.
You’d be surprised how that quality stands out with even greater significance as the years keep rolling along.
By Bill Campbell The Eagles And The OTAs: The Eagles have had nearly full participation in their previous three sessions of organized team activities. However, those OTA’s were strictly voluntary. The final OTA which began […]
Younger baseball fans who’ve come along in the last decade or so think that the Phillies have always been winners. Nothing could be further from the truth.
Call me from the “old school” but I am concerned about Chase Utley.
By Bill Campbell There were a couple of baseball incidents last weekend that managed to escape much attention. They happened about a thousand or more miles south of Philadelphia and to teams other than our […]
Sixers coach Doug Collins made a speech to his team a week or so ago that should be converted to writing and posted on bulletin boards in every professional locker room in the country.