The Sixers are in the midst of a franchise worst 24 game losing streak and currently own the second worst record in all of the NBA (15-55), still two games ahead of the dreadful Milwaukee Bucks. Fans have been salivating over the potential players the Sixers might acquire in the upcoming draft.
It probably won’t go down like Jimmy Rollins’ famous “team to beat” proclamation, but Ben Revere made a pledge to Phillies fans on Friday: the playoffs.
Jimmy Rollins hasn’t played in three consecutive Phillies Spring Training games. Rollins says manager Ryne Sandberg hasn’t told him why that is. General manager Ruben Amaro thinks it’s no big deal.
Jimmy Rollins has been noticeably out of the Phillies lineup in Spring Training. Many have theorized that new manager Ryne Sandberg was trying to send Rollins a message. Rollins doesn’t know, because no one has told him.
Yesterday was the beginning of free agency in the NFL, and safety was the Eagles’ biggest need. A lot was made about safeties Jairus Byrd and T.J.Ward, both former Oregon Ducks, regarded as the best two safeties in the free agent class.
It would be hard to call Chip Kelly’s debut season as an NFL head coach anything but a resounding success.
After eight NFL games, Chip Kelly is 3-5. Kelly has had his share of ups and downs through the first half of his inaugural NFL season and Eagles fans are still trying to determine if their team will have long-term success under Kelly.
There was at least one fan in Philadelphia that left Lincoln Financial Field happy on Sunday, Phillies outfielder Domonic Brown.
Eagles players were heard yelling ‘Papa John’s,” prior to Manning snapping the ball during the Broncos 52-20 win. Manning is featured in Papa John’s commercials, and owns several franchise locations of the pizza delivery restaurant.
The Eagles were the first team in NFL history to open up the season with three games in 11 days. The last of the three, a Thursday night loss to the Chiefs, was a particularly sloppy effort from the Eagles, featuring five turnovers.
On Thursday night, Andy Reid returns to Philadelphia as his Kansas City Chiefs take on the Eagles at Lincoln Financial Field. Also, at halftime, the Eagles will retire Donovan McNabb’s number five jersey.
Eagles fans vote that they’re good with Michael Vick, and Eagles are NFC East favorites.
The questions about Michael Vick going into the 2013 season sound similar to the questions about Vick going into the 2012 season. Can Michael Vick stay healthy? Can Michael Vick find a way to prevent turnovers? Both answers have a lot to do with a third question: how much will Michael Vick run the ball in Chip Kelly’s offense?
On Wednesday, Michael Barkann and Ike Reese dedicated their show on 94WIP to predicting the entire 2013 NFL season. T
On Friday, Charlie Manuel was unexpectedly fired as Phillies manager in controversial fashion. After nine years in Philadelphia, including a World Series parade down Broad Street in 2008, it was sad to see Manuel go.