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.
Want to generate a little fire in the belly along with a few laughs, too? Returning again this Thursday night, Feb. 13 at the Eagles’ NovaCare Complex, Glen Macnow and Ray Didinger will host “Sports Movie Night,” beginning at 7 p.m.
Southeastern Pennsylvania and South Jersey have been fertile grounds for major college football programs, but a growing trend has emerged over the last few years, and that’s more college recruits staying home and deciding to play their college football at home, for Temple or Villanova.
Phils’ general manager Ruben Amaro says the Phillies have to score between 650 and 700 runs this season to be contenders and make the playoffs—all with the second-highest payroll in the National League, an estimated $159-million, behind the $216-million bankroll of the Los Angeles Dodgers.
Felicia Aiyeotan stared down with sunken, sullen eyes. She was 12 then and clearly didn’t want to be there. This was as foreign to her as stepping on Pluto. It’s why she gingerly approached, toeing the basketball court sideline as if she were about to dip her foot in a pool of steaming water.
Bellevue, Nebraska’s Molly Schuyler has won Wing Bowl 22 with a total of 363 wings.
Jon Squibb has been through this before. He sees the odds. He knows there’s doubts. Even if he is a three-time Wing Bowl champion.
Since he arrived as head football coach at St. Joseph’s Prep, Gabe Infante’s goal has always been to shed a national spotlight on the program.
It is unlike anything else in the world, at least during contemporary times. Roman emperor Caligula may have had a few Wing Bowls in his day. Jamie “The Bear” McDonald certainly never experienced anything like it before last year.
Jon Squibb no longer will need to look for that edge he likes to carry around into Wing Bowl. That will be already there Friday at Wing Bowl 22 at the Wells Fargo Center, after the three-time champ lost by just five wings last year to Jamie “The Bear” McDonald, who ate 287 wings.
His beard was trimmed. His hair was pulled back. Jason Kelce wore a serious look as a bowl of hot wings was placed in front of him in the cafeteria of the NovaCare Complex Tuesday afternoon.
From the outside looking in, it all fits. Molly Schuyler normally fills her days taking her girls to dance class and her son to Cub Scouts. She’s from middle America, Bellevue, Nebraska, to be more specific, a small city with a great view of the Missouri River where former Phillie pitcher Tyler Cloyd came from.
It’s easy to ruminate and jostle around all the hypothetical ‘what ifs’ that followed the Eagles’ 10-6 NFC East title and first-round playoff ouster to the New Orleans Saints.
The wrath had to fall on someone’s head. Consequently, it rained threes on Villanova Monday night at the Wells Fargo Center.
Georgios Papagiannis, or “George” as he’s called by those closest to him, just turned 17 in July and he already has a Wikipedia page. At 14, he attracted so much curiosity that NBA scouts traveled to Greece to see him.