Villanova has been one of the nation’s top teams, and this Thursday, the Wildcats plan on showing why in the second round of the NCAA Tournament.
It’s plagued them for months. And though the St. Joe’s Hawks are a far different, far better team than they were that chilly December 7 Saturday night, they want another crack at Villanova.
What makes this NCAA Tournament so interesting is that there are no world-beaters in the 68-team field.
Both Villanova and St. Joe’s had their names called in the 68-team field on Sunday Selection. And both are in the Eastern Regional.
It was all about the team Friday night when Chip Kelly was honored by the prestigious Maxwell Club at its 77th annual gala at Revel Casino Hotel to receive Greasy Neale Award as the NFL Coach of the Year.
The Eagles have acquired running back Darren Sproles from the Saints.
With the PIAA state championship tournament underway, both girls and boys Neumann-Goretti teams could possibly make even more history.
Danny Garcia flickers into the spotlight more often these days. The North Philadelphia fighter should. He’s earned the right. “Swift” is the junior welterweight world champion and the heir apparent to the legendary Bernard Hopkins to uphold the mantle of Philly fighters.
Call this the twilight of Mayweather’s countdown tour. The pound-for-pound king announced that he’s going to take on power puncher Marcos Maidana.
In the past, it was easy. All anyone needed to do was look at the tiny city in the nook between Philadelphia and the Delaware state border to determine which team would be PIAA Class AAAA state hoops champions.
Archbishop Wood stars Jake Cooper and Ryan Bates figure to have it a little easier than a lot of Division I-caliber stars, since the two made a decision that sets their future.
The whispers were prevalent, winding through Villanova’s Pavilion in record speed of “Chester’s down year.” If there was a time to nip the Clippers, this would be the year. Or so the whispers suggested.
Vicky Tumasz thought she was going to have some problems. The North Penn senior’s depth perception was slightly off, making only a few shots during pre-game warm-ups Friday night at Villanova’s Pavilion.
Perhaps Rob Ellis put it best, when he proclaimed his love for the dysfunctional family he was standing up there with during the 7th Annual Great Birds Debate on Thursday at Chickie’s and Pete’s in South Philadelphia.
The Philadelphia Eagles signed a five-year contract extension with tackle Jason Peters that will keep the All-Pro in Eagles green through the 2018 season.