1. Super Bowl's Best and Worst Ads as It's Lights out on the 2012 NFL Season

    Quick, someone check the circuit breakers at MetLife Stadium. We good? Wow, who saw that coming? In a season that began with replacement refs, the buttoned-up, corporate NFL went off script again with a 34-minute power outage in its final game...

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  2. Will Stanford's David Shaw Be the Next Head Coach of the Philadelphia Eagles?

    While speculation has turned to the University of Oregon’s Chip Kelly as a candidate for the head coaching job with the Philadelphia Eagles , the man who defeated Kelly’s Ducks on Saturday should also get some consideration...

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  3. 5 NFL Pet Peeves: Thursdays, Twitter and More

    Here are five things I don't like about the NFL in 2012: 1. Thursday Night Football In 2006, the NFL began scheduling Thursday night games from Thanksgiving through the end of the season...

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  4. Philadelphia Eagles Fire Juan Castillo; Peter Principle Safe for Now

    The Juan Castillo experiment is over. As reported by The Philadelphia Inquirer , the Eagles fired the successful offensive line coach-turned inept defensive coordinator on ...

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  5. Andrew Luck Is Proof That Tanking Worked for the Indianapolis Colts

    Andrew Luck's outstanding performance against the Green Bay Packers on Sunday confirmed something – tanking works...

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  6. Philadelphia Eagles Backup Nick Foles Should Not Be Andy Reid's Savior

    After the Philadelphia Eagles lost to the Arizona Cardinals on Sunday, head coach Andy Reid was asked if he was staying with quarterback Michael Vick . Reid answered , “Right now, we’re with Michael...

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  7. LeBron James X Sneakers on Sale September 29th

    The LeBron X basketball shoes go on sale on September 29th . Fortunately for LeBron James , he is no longer in high school, so he can afford the $270 sneakers...

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  8. Philadelphia Eagles Head Coach Andy Reid Knows It's Time

    It was reported that Philadelphia Eagles head coach Andy Reid came up with the idea of having his players wear shirts that read, “It’s time...

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  9. Penn State's Joe Paterno Enabled Child Rape; PSU Must Deal with It

    There’s a scene in Jaws where the mother of a shark attack victim confronts the Amity chief of police. “You knew there was a shark out there,” she says. “You knew it was dangerous but you let people go swimming anyway...

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  10. Bring Me the Head of Sidney Crosby

    And Arron Asham. And James Neal. And Craig Adams. Let’s start with the appropriately named Kid. Or perhaps “Kid” is too generous...

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  11. Phillies, Thinking Long Term, Are Right to Save Cole Hamels for the Home Opener

    Roy Halladay, Cliff Lee and Vance Worley. Hmm, one of these players are not like the others. It should be Halladay, Lee and Cole Hamels, but the Philadelphia Phillies held Hamels ...

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  12. Phillies vs. Pirates: Roy Halladay Looks Sharp as Philadelphia Edges Pittsburgh

    For the second consecutive game, the Philadelphia Phillies and Roy Halladay played a 1-0 game. In Game 5 of the 2011 NLDS, they lost to St. Louis. Today the Phils came out on the right side, winning their season opener in Pittsburgh...

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  13. Boston Red Sox Manager Bobby Valentine's Act Is Already Old

    Red Sox manager Bobby Valentine wants you to know that he does not care for the New York Yankees . In fact, about a week after he was hired last fall, he let the world know , “I hate the Yankees...

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  14. David Wright, Johan Santana and the 2012 New York Mets vs. the 1962 Mets

    While it’s unlikely that the 2012 Mets will be as brutal as the expansion Mets of 1962, here’s a rundown of both teams as the Mets prepare to celebrate their 50 th anniversary season...

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  15. Sean Payton of New Orleans Suspended for 2012 Season

    The NFL had to do it. What other choice did commissioner Roger Goodell have? Goodell suspended New Orleans Saints head coach Sean Payton for the 2012 season, Rams (and former ...

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  16. 6 Scapegoats to Enable Andy Reid to Coach the Philadelphia Eagles Beyond 2012

    In January, a few days after Jeffrey Lurie called the 2011 Eagles season “unacceptable” and “the most disappointing” of his ownership, the team fired cornerbacks coach Johnnie Lynn...

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  17. Peyton Manning Reportedly Taking His Talents to the Denver Broncos

    That’s it? We find out about Peyton Manning ’s career plans from an ESPN report ? Does Manning not understand how these things should be handled? You’re supposed ...

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  18. What Temple's Move to the Big East Means for Philadelphia Hoops

    Temple University is reportedly on the cusp of moving to the Big East for football and basketball. This speaks to the incredible resurrection of the football program by former and current coaches Al Golden and Steve Addazio...

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  19. Philadelphia Phillies Season Will Not Include the Commentary of Bill Conlin

    When the Philadelphia Phillies report to Clearwater, Florida on Saturday to begin Spring Training, it will mark the first time that Bill Conlin will not be there to cover the team, either as a beat reporter or a columnist, since 1965...

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  20. Washington Nationals to Philadelphia Phillies Fans: Your Money's No Good Here

    The Washington Nationals may be a middling baseball team, but give them credit for making history. For the first time since baseball clubs began charging fans to attend games, the ...

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  21. The Super Bowl Logo: An Appreciation

    Like many things that become successful, the logo for the Super Bowl began modestly. From those quaint, humble origins, the logo came to reflect (beginning with Super Bowl IX) the host city...

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  22. Comcast: The Conglomerate with a Heart

    A crazy thing happened to me the other day at the supermarket. My food bill was $25, but there was a $5 checkout charge, so my total was really $30. Later that day I filled up my tank...

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  23. Jeffrey Lurie Sees a Hollywood Ending for Andy Reid

    He had some of us fooled for a few minutes. The way Philadelphia Eagles owner Jeffrey Lurie was talking at his NovaCare Complex press conference, it seemed like he might be announcing a head coaching change...

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  24. Donovan McNabb: Thank You

    Thanks, Donovan. Thanks for 11 seasons of exceptional football, for taking a franchise that hadn’t played for an NFC title since 1980 to five conference championship games and it's first Super Bowl appearance in 24 years...

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  25. How the Philadelphia Eagles Are Like the George W. Bush Administration

    Has it really been a year since George W. Bush left office? For those suffering from the Stockholm syndrome, no need to worry, because as long as Jeffrey Lurie owns the Philadelphia Eagles, there ...

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