Statistical takeaways from Eagles defensive week 3 win over the Colts

“Offense may win games, but defense wins championships, and Week 3 matchups” – Bear Bryant after watching the Eagles showdown against Indy, probably. In MVP candidate Carson Wentz’s return to the starting lineup for the first time since a devastating knee injury, it was actually the No Phly Zone defense that carried the team to victory. […]

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Unfinished Business: Sixers should be back in the (Star) Hunt for Jimmy Butler

Earlier in the week, Shams Charania of the Athletic reported that All-Star Jimmy Butler requested a trade from the Minnesota Timberwolves. Less than an hour later, ESPN’s Adrian Wojnarowski shed a bit more light on the situation, listing the Nets, Clippers, and Knicks as Butler’s top three preferred destinations. The news- albeit not all that surprising […]

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Statistical takeaways from Eagles rollercoaster win over Falcons

The Eagles’ season opening performance against the Falcons certainly didn’t reflect the gold standard of play the team displayed last season, as the game was littered with frustrating turnovers and gaffes, but it was good enough to put the Birds in the win column to start their championship defending campaign. Incumbent starting quarterback Nick Foles […]

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From D2 to NFL Terror: Why Dallas Goedert could be an X-Factor for the Eagles this season

With just a shade under a month before the Eagles open the 2018 NFL season against Atlanta, it’s important to remember that this season is unlike any other. There have been numerous highly talented Eagles teams over the years, many with lofty expectations, but none even remotely as high as the bar set for the […]

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Manny Mania: Making sense of the latest rumors and where the Phillies stand

The last few days have been an absolute whirlwind for anyone trying to keep track of all the rumors circulating superstar infielder Manny Machado. The 4x all-star has been linked to seven ball clubs across the league- the Phillies, Dodgers, Brewers, and Yankees being cited as the heaviest suitors. These four franchises have been stuck […]

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Warriors may be breaking the NBA, but there’s a silver-lining for Sixers & Philadelphia sports teams

Patiry (​pe•rə•dē) Dictionary.com: the state or condition of being equal, especially regarding status or pay Merriam-Webster: ​the quality or state of being equal or equivalent. Oxford: ​The state or condition of being equal, especially as regards status or pay. Parity, a simple concept of equality. Parity has been an invaluable part of society for centuries. […]

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Practice what you preach: The time is now for Phillies to ‘Be Bold” and trade for Machado

For the first time in seven years, the Phillies found themselves with sole possession of first place in the NL East. It’s been a long, tumultuous road back to glory, but the Phils are finally asserting themselves as a force to be reckoned with. Victors of six of their last ten games, the Phillies’ 29-20 […]

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