Philly Top Five Power Rankings: Donovan's Back, And The Phillies Are GoneIt was a week of new beginnings and sad endings. Eagles training camp begins, and the Chip Kelly era is born, and the Phillies season, and perhaps this era, look like they're ending.
Spike Eskin: Only The Media Is Bothered By Sixers Silence In his first two months as the Sixers general manager, Sam Hinkie has not done much to become a media darling.
Spike Eskin: Glad Nick Young Is Gone, But I'm Sure Going To Miss HimNick Young is good basketball player in that he's skilled at playing basketball. He's good compared to you or me. But in the NBA sense of doing the correct thing in order to attempt to win games, Swaggy P fails far more times than he succeeds.
Spike Eskin: Forgive Me, For I Do Not Hate Andrew BynumThe Andrew Bynum era in Philadelphia is over. 11 months of torture, for both him and us, began with a bang at the constitution center, and then was filled with awkward press conferences, bowling, funny hair and frustration. I couldn't be happier that it's over.
Philly Top Five Power Rankings: The Buy Or Sell Mania EditionThe Philly Top Five Power Rankings this week are about hellos and goodbyes. Andrew Bynum says goodbye, the Phillies could be saying hello or goodbye, the Flyers welcome a few, and we just can't say goodbye to Donovan McNabb.
Philly Top Five Power Rankings: Trading Chase And Get Well DutchTrading Chase Utley, Darren Daulton's recovery, and the Sixers silence are outlined in this week's Philly Top FIve power rankings.
Spike Eskin: Hinkie Comes Alive! Houston, We Have A Plan TooImagine you have a plan to accomplish a goal, and you write it down. You write down your entire plan of attack.
Philly Top Five Power Rankings: Philly Loses Bryz, Donovan Loses MeNever have we done more with less than this week. Not one Philadelphia sports team played a meaningful game, and we still had ridiculous story after ridiculous story
Philly Top Five: Mickelson Chokes, Snoop Wants Vick, And The Bryz Soap OperaThe Ilya Bryzgalov drama takes the cake as the biggest story in Philadelphia this week, but what else rounds out the Philly Top 5 this week?
Spike Eskin: Let's Hope Dom Brown Reconsiders The Home Run DerbyDomonic Brown has said he's not interested in the Home Run Derby, but Spike Eskin says he should change his mind.
Guaranteeing A Win: A Basketball Analytics PerspectiveVasu Kulkarni owns a basketball analytics company, and wants to guarantee wins, and quantify sports IQ.
Spike Eskin: Forget Vegas, Here Are The Real Phillies OddsSpike Eskin takes a crack at what the Las Vegas odds should be for the 2013 Phillies.
Spike Eskin: Jack Nicklaus Is Afraid Of The Media, And Has Every Right To BeFind a spark. See if it will turn into a fire. Watch everyone fan the flames. Then sit back and wait for someone to put it out. Rinse, repeat.
Spike Eskin: For The Phillies, Desperate Times Call For Desperate MeasuresWill the Phillies change up their strategy before it's too late? Spike Eskin says "why not?"
Spike Eskin: Donovan McNabb, The Gift That Keeps On GivingThough Donovan McNabb has not played for the Eagles in years, he continues to be a topic of discussion. It's ridiculous and hilarious, and thank goodness we've got it.