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Thoughts And Questions About The Eagles As Camp Begins


With Training Camp set to begin, the 2016 Eagles’ season is just around the corner. Here’s some thoughts, questions, expectations and concerns about the franchise’s outlook for the coming season.
Will Any Of The Wide Receivers Breakout In 2016? 
On paper, the Eagles’ offense isn’t scaring anyone.
Defensive coordinators look at the Birds’ personnel, and they see an […]


Superstars Have Too Much Power In The NBA

Jan 22, 2014; San Antonio, TX, USA; Oklahoma City Thunder forward Kevin Durant (35) reacts after a shot during the second half against the San Antonio Spurs at AT&T Center. The Thunder won 111-105. Mandatory Credit: Soobum Im-USA TODAY Sports


On Monday, a bombshell dropped in the NBA, with Kevin Durant leaving the Oklahoma City Thunder to sign with the Golden State Warriors.
Durant, who led the Thunder to a 3-1 series lead against the Warriors in the Western Conference Finals only to lose the final three games of the series, has just made an incredibly […]

Veteran Running Back Trade Possibilities


The Philadelphia Eagles have a very weak situation at the running back position.
Injury-prone Ryan Mathews currently sits on top of the depth chart, and even when the former Charger is on the field, he’s a slightly above average back. Darren Sproles is the first guy off of the bench, but his size will always limit […]

Ranking Sam Bradford Against Other Starting Quarterbacks



1. Aaron Rodgers: Overcame loss of top wide receiver Jordy Nelson, a shaky offensive line, and a disappointing season from Eddie Lacy, and still threw for 31 touchdowns and just eight interceptions. He’s still in his prime, and should have a healthy supporting cast.
2. Tom Brady: Love him or hate him, Brady is still performing like […]

Notes From The Phillies’ 3-0 Win Over Washington


The Philadelphia Phillies completed a sweep of the Washington Nationals on Thursday afternoon with a 3-0 victory. Their record improves to 12-10.
On The Mound

Aaron Nola was spectacular through seven innings, allowing no runs on just two hits while striking out seven.
Nola needed only five pitches to make it through his final inning. He had less […]

Notes From The Phillies’ 3-0 Win Over Washington


The Philadelphia Phillies won their second straight game on Wednesday night, taking down the Nationals 3-0. Their record improves to 11-10.
On The Mound

Jeremy Hellickson desperately needed to turn in a solid performance after struggling heavily in his recent appearances. He delivered a gem, pitching seven scoreless innings while allowing just two hits.
Hellickson struck out seven.
Hector […]

Notes From The Phillies’ 4-3 Win Over Washington

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The Philadelphia Phillies won the first game of their series against Washington on Tuesday night 4-3. Their record improves to 10-10.
On The Mound

Vince Velasquez bounced back from a rough start to throw a solid outing, allowing just three runs on five hits and three walks over six innings.
Velasquez might have had an even better line […]

Thoughts On Sam Bradford’s Trade Demand


On Monday morning, news broke that Eagles’ starting quarterback Sam Bradford has informed the team that he wants to be traded, and will no longer attend the club’s offseason workouts.
Yes that’s right, Sam Bradford, he who has had a six-year career filled with nothing but disappointment, he who has never once quarterbacked a team to […]

Notes From The Phillies’ 8-5 Loss To Milwaukee

MILWAUKEE, WISCONSIN - APRIL 24:  Jerad Eickhoff #48 of the Philadelphia Phillies reacts after giving up a run in the fourth inning against the Milwaukee Brewers at Miller Park on April 24, 2016 in Milwaukee, Wisconsin. (Photo by Dylan Buell/Getty Images) *** Local Caption *** Jerad Eickhoff


The Philadelphia Phillies had their three-game winning streak snapped on Sunday afternoon, falling to the Brewers 8-5. Their record drops to 9-10.
On The Mound

It was a rough afternoon for Jerad Eickhoff, who was burned for seven runs on nine hits over 5.1 innings of work.
Eickhoff was spotted two leads throughout the afternoon, and spit them […]

Notes From The Phillies’ 10-6 Win Over Milwaukee

MILWAUKEE, WI - APRIL 23: Maikel Franco #7 of the Philadelphia Phillies hits a three run homer in the fourth inning against the Milwaukee Brewers at Miller Park on April 23, 2016 in Milwaukee, Wisconsin. (Photo by Mike McGinnis/Getty Images)  *** Local Caption *** Maikel Franco


The Philadelphia Phillies won their third straight game on Saturday night, taking down the Brewers 10-6. Their record improves to 9-9.
On The Mound

The Phillies’ bullpen was called upon to do a great deal of heavy lifting in this game. Starter Charlie Morton left the game after one inning with a hamstring injury. Before his early […]



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