O Captain My Captain……


As the 2012-13 shortened season approaches,  there has been a passing of the torch in Philadelphia sports.  Chris Pronger,  who has stepped aside because of the lingering effects of post-concussion syndrome,  has passed his confidence on to Claude Giroux to lead the Flyers on the ice.  We have seen many captains pass through this city,  with the likes of Eric Lindros,  Bobby Clarke, and  Rick Tocchet,  … Continue reading O Captain My Captain……

The Grand Finale….


Will today be the day the Eagles Franchise begins another chapter in history?  According to numerous NFL sources,  the Eagles are close to deciding who will be the leader chosen to bring back stability and success to their organization.  The last few weeks have been a whirlwind of interviews and speculations of who tops the list of candidates to replace Andy Reid.  We keep hearing the phrase, “leave … Continue reading The Grand Finale….

Sightings and Suspense…..


                        The coaching search continues in the NFL, ans the constituents of Philadelphia continue to mesmerize themselves with the notion that the Eagles are in a motion of confusion. It seems, to the public that is, that the Eagles have been spurned by every, high-profile, coaching candidate on their board. This seems far from the position of excellence, for which Jeff Lurie stated it … Continue reading Sightings and Suspense…..

A Giant Smoke Screen…..


In the December 31st press conference to announce the firing of Andy Reid,  Jeffery Lurie used words like, innovative, enthusiastic, and strong leadership to describe what the Philadelphia Eagles were looking for in the next head coach.  Could it be that he was actually talking about Brian Kelly, head coach of Notre Dame?  The Eagles have been linked to several college coaches so far this during … Continue reading A Giant Smoke Screen…..

Fast Paced Action is Back……


     At long last, the suspense is over and we finally have a Hockey season to look forward to again. The NHL lockout had gone on for 113 days and looked like there was little hope for an agreement. National media was reporting there was basically zero progress in negotiations, with talk constantly breaking down or at a standstill. Consequently, in the process of Gary … Continue reading Fast Paced Action is Back……

The Saga Continues……


     Everyone waking up this morning is now hearing about the Chip Kelly saga going a rye for the second time in as many years.  This time last year he was turning down an offer from the Tampa Bay Buccaneers to be their Head Football Coach, which in essence, is the same thing he has done this year, in regards to Philadelphia.  The story is very … Continue reading The Saga Continues……

New Life for the City of Brotherly Love


     Last year at this time, fans were sitting around, clamouring with suspense, waiting to hear Philadelphia Eagles’ owner Jeff Lurie tell the world his decision whether or not to bring back coach Andy Reid for a 14th season.  He started off with words like, disappointed, disgusted, and embarrassment, when elaborating on a bad season.  This, the season they were picked to contend for a super … Continue reading New Life for the City of Brotherly Love