When the Super Bowl kicks off tomorrow, there will be a team from Philadelphia competing for the championship, just as there was with the World Series three months ago. But no player from that 2022 Fall Classic will pull on the pads. That has only been done by one player — by “Prime Time,” Deion Sanders
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
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!
The Andy Reid era
Another NFL season has now finally come to an end with my hometown Philadelphia Eagles failing to win the Super Bowl for the first time in franchise history. That's 0-46 if you're counting at home.To listen to some fans around these parts, you would think that Andy Reid has been the head coach for all … Continue reading The Andy Reid era