The Devil's Advocate: In Defense of the Philadelphia Fanbase

This past Sunday night Pat Hickey, a Canadian sportswriter from Quebec, left the Wachovia Center after watching the Montreal Canadiens lose 6-0 to the Philadelphia Flyers, only to find his car covered in beer cans and his tires slashed. Sadly this is not an isolated event. A news broadcast team from CBC was vandalized by … Continue reading

Best Scandal of 2009: A-Rod, Ramirez, Vick

If you honestly thought this was going to anyone other than Tiger Woods, I don’t really know what to say to you. The bombshell Thanksgiving revelation that everyone’s favorite athlete was sleeping with a myriad of women (including pornstar Holly Sampson) who were not his wife shook this nation to the core and made people … Continue reading

Muhammad Ali to Westbrook: "Keep playing, That's a great idea!"

This past season Brian Westbrook suffered not one, but two concussions in the span of three weeks sidelining him after half a season. As such it was no surprise that the Eagles dropped Westbrook, who was never played a full sixteen game season, earlier today. However, Westbrook isn’t ready to hang up the jock strap … Continue reading

World Series Hangover: Ruining the Venue of "Home"

    Watching football on Thanksgiving Day is a pretty standard American exercise. And I’m on board with that. My family, being Philadelphia Eagles fans, doesn’t need much incentive to get together, drink beer, and collectively hate the Dallas Cowboys every 4th Thursday in November. But it didn’t really happen this year. We stuffed ourselves … Continue reading

World Series Hangover: Ruining the Venue of “Home”

    Watching football on Thanksgiving Day is a pretty standard American exercise. And I’m on board with that. My family, being Philadelphia Eagles fans, doesn’t need much incentive to get together, drink beer, and collectively hate the Dallas Cowboys every 4th Thursday in November. But it didn’t really happen this year. We stuffed ourselves … Continue reading