By Spike Eskin PHILADELPHIA (CBS) – As the Sixers finished off an unexpected 16-point win over the Eastern Conference leading Chicago Bulls and reigning MVP Derrick Rose last night, I looked around and realized how […]
By Spike: At halftime of last night’s Sixers game, they were up by 26 points on the Indiana Pacers,and played their best half of the season.
By Spike: Let’s see, the Heat look like they can be as good as we thought. The Lakers are already as good as we thought. The Pistons might be worse than we imagined, and I’m betting Larry Brown won’t last through the year in Charlotte.
By Spike: Before he ever played one regular season game, the whispers had started. “Maybe Evan Turner is a bust.”
By Spike: There’s more attention on the NBA this season than I can remember there being for quite a number of years.
Twenty years ago, we could use our four major professional sports and college sports to fill our local papers, our local TV news, ESPN, and a sports radio station or two. Today, there’s much more space to fill. Countless sports websites, full of countless blogs and podcasts. ESPN, ESPN 2, ESPN 3 and ESPN News. Twitter, Facebook, and more sports radio than you can shake your proverbial stick at.
Passion can make you walk a thousand miles uphill, barefoot, in the snow to protect someone you love. It also can make you spend nights awake crying, or worse, making phone calls and hanging up as soon as she answers.
I will always remember exactly where I was when I found out that the Eagles had signed Michael Vick. August 13th, 2009; in the car, on the way back from an Eagles pre-season game, on Columbus Boulevard.