Sports… the Philadelphia way

Phillies Win Three Straight as Braves and Marlins Fall

Outside of losing two of three to the Marlins (and they should have won that series too), the Phillies have now managed to win three of four series matchups against first place teams. Not too shabby. And many of these games they are winning convincingly…like today’s game against the Braves which they took 12-5. Lieber [...]

Banner on Owens: “Boxed himself in”

I’m baffled in that there doesn’t seem like there’s a good plan [on Owens' side]. And to have done this so publicly, it really put himself in a box. If you come in and make a private request like this, and the team responds, then you proceed without there being a problem and nobody gets [...]

Obie out, Mo in!

I was hoping to write a more general opinion piece to introduce myself to the blog, but instead I’ll make sure the breaking news gets out: 76ERS FIRE O’BRIEN AFTER ONE SEASON: Jim O’Brien was fired Monday after one season as coach of the Philadelphia 76ers and replaced by former Portland Trail Blazers coach Maurice [...]

Pistons vs. Heat: This is great basketball

Outside the Sixers championship run in 2001, I honestly can’t think of a more exciting piece of basketball fare than the forthcoming Detroit-Miami matchup. In one corner, you’ve got the defending world champion Detroit Pistons with their stifling defense and overall team play. In the other corner you’ve got the most dominating player since Michael [...]

Phils take second straight series against first place team

First it was the Cardinals. Now its the Orioles. The Phillies looked doomed. They looked pathetic. And then…. they started a long set of games against really, really good teams (Cardinals, Orioles, Florida and Atlanta). Things couldn’t have been much worse…but the wierdest things happen… Six games later and the Phillies have won two straight [...]

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