Fall is the ultimate season for Philadelphia sports fanatics. If Philly sports are your passion, it’s a good bet you’re counting the days until one of these top sporting events.
The Flyers will return home on Tuesday night, welcoming the New Jersey Devils to the Center.
Okay, whoa. Whoa whoa whoa. Where are you going? Don’t leave. Not rooting for them more than your own favorite teams. That’s not what I mean. Not even rooting for them to win championships. But rooting for them to be good. Rooting for them to be legitimate contenders.
The Sixers and Devils are having a joint press conference tomorrow at the Prudential Center. Allen Iverson will be there, and Moses Malone will be there as well.
The Flyers will wrap up a six-game road trip on Tuesday night as they visit the New Jersey Devils.
Local cable providers love to remind us that we have nine – yes, nine – professional sports clubs, a way of persuading us to click on this package or that so we can view the screen-in-screen horror we call baseball, football, and basketball.
Of the big four professional sports teams in Philadelphia, the Sixers have had the least playoff success in the last decade. The team has taken steps to try and rebuild a winner over the last few months, but the on-court product in recent years has left a lot to be desired.
This is the part of the Eagles preseason that is usually pretty tough to get through. It’s like coming down off of a caffeine high. When training camp starts, everyone is so fired up. Then there’s the first preseason game, and everyone’s fired up. And then we have to wait an entire month through terrible football and lesser storylines until we get an actual game.
Philadelphia 76ers owner Josh Harris and business partner David Blitzer on Thursday bought the Devils and the lease to the Prudential Center from Jeff Vanderbeek for $320 million.
When you say it out loud, it does sound pretty crazy. “The owners of the Sixers are purchasing the New Jersey Devils. And Scott O’Neil, the CEO of the Sixers will also be the CEO of the Devils.” Sure, it’s not the first time one ownership group has owned teams in different markets. But the Devils are one of the Flyers biggest rivals, so this is new territory.
Another week, another controversy. With that, another controversy that doesn’t really matter.Sixers owner Josh Harris wants to buy the Devils. Cue the outrage.
A new era in Eagles football starts tonight, and that is a super big deal. I mean, it will be a big deal for about a quarter, and then the game will devolve into preseason slop like it always does, but it’s still football.
Reports say the Rangers will play the Islanders and the Devils at Yankee Stadium in 2014.
Matt Read and Claude Giroux both scored goals in the shootout to lead the Philadelphia Flyers to a 2-1 win over the New Jersey Devils on Friday night.
The Flyers will be looking for a second straight win tonight against the Devils.