1. Eagles vs. Colts - Three Eagles who need to fly high tonight

    It’s only the Philadelphia Eagles’ second pre-season game of 2009. And it goes against just about everything I’ve said in terms of taking the pre-season seriously...

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  2. Don't Make The Newest Eagle a Vick-Tim of Circumstance

    In case you haven’t heard, the Eagles played a pre-season game yesterday. They looked decent. And, in a fitting ending, David Akers missed a long field goal that would’ve given them the win...

    Lou DiPietro Written by Lou DiPietro about over 5 years ago 107 reads 1 comments

  3. Would The Yankees Have Benefitted From Re-Acquiring Carl Pavano?

    In all walks of life, it’s sometimes fun to play the “What If?” game. This is especially true in sports (see also: www.whatifsports.com), and even further true when you’re looking to see how something bad could’ve worked out.

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  4. Eagles Fans Should See the Injury Bug As Opportunity, Not Calamity

    Last week, I told Eagles fans not to panic just because Stewart Bradley tore his ACL and was lost for the year. And even though it seems as if a rash of injuries has befallen the Eagles since then, it’s still not time to panic...

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  5. Blasts from the Past: Could These Former Yankees' Starters Help the Bombers Now?

    Based on their recent flurry of acquisitions, it’s clear the Yankees are loading up on backup starting pitching…and rightfully so. Joba Chamberlain, the No. 4 starter, is rapidly approaching his innings limit...

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  6. Welcome To Philly, Jason Babin and Matt Wilhelm

    About 48 hours ago, Jason Babin and Matt Wilhelm were unemployed. What a difference a day (or two) makes. And thanks to injuries, inconsistency, and indiscretions, both men could see significant time on the Birds’ defense this season...

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  7. A Message To Worried Philadelphia Eagles Fans: Relax, It's Only Week One

    If there’s one word Philadelphia Eagles fans don’t know and will probably never learn, it’s “relax...

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  8. Pittsburgh's Baseball Team: Pirates Or Pirated?

    If you have no idea who that is to the left, don't worry, you're not alone. That's John Grabow. He's currently the longest tenured Pittsburgh Pirate, and after six seasons, he's long overdue ...

    Lou DiPietro Written by Lou DiPietro about over 5 years ago 572 reads 15 comments

  9. Eagles' D Is Now McDermott's Domain...and They'll Be Fine

    It’s a sad week in Philadelphia as the Eagles family (and NFL fans alike) mourn the passing of former defensive coordinator Jim Johnson...

    Lou DiPietro Written by Lou DiPietro about over 5 years ago 178 reads 3 comments

  10. The Top Four Sellers for the 2009 MLB Trade Deadline

    At least Pittsburgh is good at something -- losing. Those empty seats behind Freddy Sanchez aren't just decoration, folks. I have them at No. 4 because they’re in a weird scenario...

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  11. Roger Federer: Is He Already the Best Ever?

    He may no longer be No. 1 in the world, but don't be surprised if Roger Federer can reclaim that title. He won’t have to beat four-time defending champion Rafael Nadal to do it, but if ...

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  12. Five Things You Never Wanted To Know About Donovan McNabb

    One of my first assignments here at Bleacher Report might be one of the toughest things I’ve ever had to think about...

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  13. Randy Johnson: Big Unit, Big Milestone...Bad Timing?

    Randy Johnson was—and I stress was—one of the most dominant pitchers of his generation. He could become the last 300-game winner for a very, very long time in the very, very near future...

    Lou DiPietro Written by Lou DiPietro about over 5 years ago 189 reads 3 comments

  14. New-Look Philadelphia Eagles' Best Fit an "East Coast" Offense?

    Players have come and gone in the Andy Reid era, but the one constant of the Philadelphia Eagles of the 2000s is their reliance on the West Coast offense...

    Lou DiPietro Written by Lou DiPietro about over 5 years ago 356 reads 1 comments

  15. The 2000 Baltimore Ravens: An Eagles Fan's Crush

    I’m a defensive guy. I played defense in my youth, and even at the Pop Warner level, there was something exhilarating about it...

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  16. Philadelphia Eagles Coaches: They Ain't Sexy, but They Get the Job Done

    The Philadelphia Eagles don’t have a “famous” group of assistant coaches. And they certainly don’t have any “hot names” bandied about for coaching vacancies every year—at least not yet...

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  17. Philadelphia Eagles: Sizing Up the 2009 Position Battles

    For a team that lost half its offensive line, had tremendous upheaval in the secondary, and drafted three skill position players with their top three selections, the Philadelphia Eagles are actually ...

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  18. Why the 2009 Philadelphia Eagles Can (or Won't) Go All the Way

    With the Flyers and Sixers now both out of their playoffs, it will definitely be at least one calendar year between championships for the city of Philadelphia...

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