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Sandberg Looking For Phillies to Play Small Ball This Year

Even though Citizens Bank Park is a hitter’s park look for the hometown Phillies to lead the league in bunts and not homers this summer.  As the team starts to rebuild manager Ryne Sandberg is changing the offensive approach and playing more ‘small ball’. Sandberg is looking for more bunts, hit-and-runs, and stolen bases this […]

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Eagles Mock Draft 2.0

Well, to say a lot has changed since I issued my first mock draft, would be a monumental understatement.  Herremans, McCoy, Foles, Maclin, Cole, Fletcher, Allen, and Williams are all gone.  Enter Alonso, Murray, Mathews, Bradford, Thurmond, and Maxwell to remold this team into a smash mouth team built on a power running game and […]

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RIP CHUCK BEDNARIK: REMEMBERING THE 60-MINUTE MAN’S BEST QUOTES

“They don’t make ‘em like they used to.” That quote, while cliche, doesn’t apply more to anyone man than Philadelphia Eagles legend Chuck Bednarik, who passed away this morning at the age of 89. Bednarik, known as “Concrete Charlie,” epitomized the tough-guy linebacker and also was an outstanding center for the Eagles from 1949 to […]

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Villanova Hoops: Round of 32 Open Thread

This is march. This is madness. Hopefully, as ‘Nova fans (NC State fans are also welcome here), we don’t experience any “madness” today. This is an Open Thread discussion page for Villanova and State fans to discuss the game, the teams, and anything college basketball related. Please, no use of profanity or illegal links to […]

Temple Looks to Bounce Back from NCAA Snub to Make NIT Run

As the Temple Owls recover from being one of the general consensuses “snubs” for the NCAA Tournament, maybe they’ll find therapy in returning to the basketball court against the Bucknell Bison. Temple lost to AAC regular season champion SMU in the conference tournament championship. Having the same record as Cincinnati (13-5) in the regular season […]

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Why Tim Tebow is Working Out in Philadelphia

Well, why not?  We’ve had everything else happen during this offseason, right?  The Eagles have done everything to make headlines this offseason, trade the franchise’s leading rusher, let the #1 wide receiver walk (again), trade their starting QB (Foles) for an oft-injured and former #1 pick, Sam Bradford.  Think it stopped there?  It didn’t.  The […]

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2015 NCAA Tournament: My Predictions and Bracket

Now that the NCAA tournament is out, with all 68 teams locked for a spot in their respective round, it’s time to focus on brackets. If you read my last article (http://completephillycoverage.com/college/2015-ncaa-tournament-contenders-pretenders-and-sleepers.html), then you’d know who the potential contenders, pretenders, and sleepers are. However, all of that depends on their matchups. It’s time to go […]

Villanova Heads to Pittsburgh as East Region #1 Seed, Tickets only $56

The critics who kicked and screamed about the competition in the new “Big East” are all quiet after Villanova was awarded with No. 1 seed after their brilliant 2014-15 regular season. The Wildcats went 32-2 overall, 16-2 in the conference and won the Big East tournament championship game by 17 over the Xavier Musketeers. The […]

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2015 NCAA Tournament: Contenders, Pretenders, and Sleepers

Welcome to March. This is the time of year where dreams come true, hearts are broken, lives are changed, and legends are made. In the NCAA tournament, 68 teams make the playing field, with 4 of them playing in 2 “Play-in games” to create the full 1st round of 64. Among those 64 teams, some […]

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Villanova Heads to Big East FInals

The Villanova Wildcats defeated the Providence Friars in the Big East semis. The Wildcats led most of the game with Josh Hart and Daniel Ochefu leading the way. After a big Providence run and a Kris Dunn basket, theFriars tied the game with 12 seconds left. Ryan Arcidiacono hit two free throws with three seconds […]

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LaSalle Advances In A-10 Tourney

The LaSalle Explorers advanced to the quarterfinals of the A-10 tournament thanks to another strong performance by Jordan Price.  Price tied the LaSalle A-10 tournament record with 28 points in a 76-69 win over Massachusetts. The Explorers now will turn around today and face the top seed Davidson Wildcats.  The teams played a close game […]

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LaSalle Looks To Make A Run In A-10 Tourney

Two seasons ago the LaSalle Explorers made a Cinderella run to the Sweet 16 of the NCAA tournament.  They will have to rekindle some of that magic this week in Brooklyn during the A-10 tournament. LaSalle finished this season 16-15 overall and 8-10 in conference and will be the #9 seed in the tournament.   They […]

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Foles & Picks for Bradford: The Day After

I woke up in a cold sweat this morning after having a nightmare that the Eagles traded Nick Foles and a 2nd round pick for the oft injured Sam Bradford.  Oh wait, that actually happened.  As a lot of people sat on Twitter, ESPN, and ProFootballTalk.com, we were awaiting the 4 o’clock hour to hit […]

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Kelly Sees Green, Not Black or White

Following a TV tirade by Stephen A. Smith who used to regularly write for the Inquirer, people now wonder if the moves made by Eagles head coach Chip Kelly are driven by race.  This could not be farther from the truth. Kelly does make his personnel decisions based on color.  The color he sees is […]

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