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Michael Carter-Willams, Nerlens Noel (credit: Nick Laham/Getty Images)

Sixers Season Preview: Ugly, But A Great Personality

The idea of rebuilding in the NBA is certainly more fun in theory than it is in reality. Tanking, as many call it, even at its most pure, is the practice of knowingly putting an inferior product on the court in the short-term, in exchange for the possibility of long-term success.


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Gold Stars And Demerits: Eagles Vs. Giants

The one thing that this season was supposed to be, despite wins and losses, was exciting. This is not exciting.


Los Angeles Clippers (40-18)

Made Up Trade: Kevin Love, Blake Griffin Blockbuster

After weeks, months, of finding a way to trade Thaddeus Young and Spencer Hawes, and once in a while Evan Turner, we gave made-up trade-master Ethan Giles (on Twitter @Giles1228) a week to work with other teams.


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Spike Eskin: Skin Not Thick Enough For Sports And Social Media

If you don’t laugh, you’ll probably cry. If you don’t cry, you’ll likely lock yourself inside your house and not come out for a while.


Nick Foles is sacked during the Eagles 17-3 loss to the Cowboys (credit: Rich Schultz/Getty Images)

Gold Stars And Demerits: Eagles Vs. Cowboys

Let’s have a moment of silence for the Quarterback Controversy Era. It was a fun two weeks.



Spike Eskin: The Genius Behind The Quarterback Controversy

Last week, it was a quarterback conversation. This week, after Nick Foles’ performance in Tampa, it’s a full-fledged quarterback controversy. This thing is still gaining speed. If Foles has another big-time game against the Cowboys, look out.


Rajon Rondo (credit: Jared Wickerham/Getty Images)

Made Up Trade: Sixers Net Henson In Four Team Deal Involving Rondo

Since the last made up trade column, the Sixers have actually started playing basketball.


Jason Avant, Nick Foles (credit: Al Messerschmidt/Getty Images)

Gold Stars And Demerits: Eagles Vs. Bucs

Last week, there wasn’t a quarterback controversy, there was a quarterback disagreement. There was a quarterback conversation. This week, we have a full-on, overdrive, out of control, quarterback controversy baby!


Atlanta Falcons v Philadelphia Eagles

Finding Comfort In The Failure Of Other Cities

Not only has the last year or two in Philadelphia sports been pretty terrible, it seems like there’s always a new reminder of just how terrible it’s been.


Nick Foles (credit: Getty Images)

Gold Stars And Demerits: Eagles Vs. Giants

Nick Foles gets the biggest gold star of the week, for giving us the QB controversy we need.


Kentavious Caldwell-Pope (credit: Nick Laham/Getty Images)

Made Up Trade: Granger, Hawes, Caldwell-Pope Moved In Four-Team Deal

In today’s hypothetical trade, the Sixers acquire Kentavious Caldwell-Pope from the Pistons.


Josh Freeman (credit: Jim Rogash/Getty Images)

Spike Eskin: My Impossible Dream Of The Eagles And Josh Freeman

I want the Eagles to take a chance on Josh Freeman. I can’t imagine this is going to happen, but I would be elated if it did.


The cast of Breaking Bad celebrates the final episodes (credit: Mark Davis/Getty Images)

Breaking Bad’s Laura Fraser Channels Her ‘Inner Hate’ To Play Lydia Rodarke-Quayle

Breaking Bad feels like it’s everywhere. The show, which has gained traction and fans with every passing episode, concludes Sunday night with a finale that has left people guessing, and a final season that has left people gasping for air


Jannero Pargo; Michael Kidd-Gilchrist (credit: Kent Smith/Getty Images)

Made Up Trade: Sixers Acquire Kidd-Gilchrist In Four-Team Deal

With Sixers training camp beginning this weekend, we’ve got a very special made up trade for this week.


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Philly Soccer Show: Dissecting the Union with Spike

This week the KYW Philly Soccer Show takes a look at the Philadelphia Union from a slightly different perspective.