2019 World Series preview and prediction

  In their 51st season of existence, the Washington Nationals franchise has reached the World Series. They will face-off against the Houston Astros, who have been to the Fall Classic twice previously (2005, 2017) and just two years ago captured their first world championship. This should be a fascinating match-up, featuring perhaps the best teams … Continue reading 2019 World Series preview and prediction

In 1902, the new Philadelphia baseball rivalry spilled over to pro football

Today is Super Bowl Sunday, one of the biggest sporting days in the world. It is estimated that well over 100 million people worldwide will tune in to watch the New England Patriots and Los Angeles Rams battle to become this year’s champions of the National Football League at some point. The game won’t hold the same edge-of-your-seat passionate interest that … Continue reading In 1902, the new Philadelphia baseball rivalry spilled over to pro football

MLB, NFL, and college football to join those affected by Hurricane Florence

Hurricane Florence (upper right) approaches the Carolinas(Photo: NASA Goddard Space Flight Center via Wiki Commons)The Philadelphia Phillies have an off-day in the 2018 schedule today. Thursday will be spent at their homes, with the slumping club in the middle of the final lengthy home stand of the season.As the Phillies sit at home, the Miami … Continue reading MLB, NFL, and college football to join those affected by Hurricane Florence

Can the 2018 Eagles do what the 2009 Phillies could not?

Tonight is the 2018 NFL season opener between the Philadelphia Eagles and the Atlanta Falcons. That would be the Super Bowl champion Philadelphia Eagles, by the way. Those words still look and sound so glorious, do they not? The Birds and their fans will celebrate their title one final time with the raising of the … Continue reading Can the 2018 Eagles do what the 2009 Phillies could not?

Finally Eagles, finally!

"Fly Eagles, Fly!" is the official fight song for the Philadelphia Eagles of the National Football League. After winning the first Super Bowl championship in franchise history last night, we can at least temporarily change those first three words of the song to "Finally Eagles, Finally!" The Eagles and New England Patriots threw haymakers at … Continue reading Finally Eagles, finally!