1. Philadelphia Eagles 27, NY Giants 17: A Monday Morning Analysis

    The Philadelphia Eagles defeated the visiting NY Giants 27-17 to claim first place in the NFC East last night...

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  2. Michael Vick: Spectacular So Far, but Let's Not Go Too Crazy Yet

    I know, I know. I'm about to come off as a hater, or maybe the fun police, or some variant that really isn't me...

    Matt Goldberg Written by Matt Goldberg about over 3 years ago 2,057 reads 52 comments

  3. Roy Halladay Celebration: Doc Is Unanimous NL Cy Young Award Winner

    The man they call Doc Halladay had a mighty impressive first season in the National League, and the Baseball Writers’ Association of America (BBWAA) certainly took notice...

    Matt Goldberg Written by Matt Goldberg about over 3 years ago 635 reads 18 comments

  4. Donovan McNabb: Thoughts on His New Contract Extension

    As if tonight's Monday Night Football clash needed another subplot to make it compelling, ESPN's Michael Smith has reported that the Redskins and quarterback Donovan McNabb have ...

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  5. Mike Richards, Claude Giroux Lead Philadelphia Flyers to 5-2 Romp over Panthers

    Fans of the orange and black must have been wishing that it was April 13, not November 13. Otherwise, the home team gave their fans very little to complain about in a 5-2 thrashing of the outclassed Florida Panthers ...

    Matt Goldberg Written by Matt Goldberg about over 3 years ago 447 reads 7 comments

  6. Eagles-Redskins Preview: Wasn't the QB Controversy Supposed To Be in Philly?

    The NFC East, and indeed the whole NFC, is wide open this year. In fact, the whole NFL appears to be...

    Matt Goldberg Written by Matt Goldberg about over 3 years ago 388 reads 0 comments

  7. Eagles-Colts Preview: Theories On Peyton Manning's Strange Pre-Snap Routine

    SPORTS IRREVERENCE AND MORE FROM "THE OTHER TIP OF THE GOLDBERG" The Philadelphia Eagles (4-3) host the Indianapolis Colts (5-2) in an intriguing interconference showdown, prompting several questions for NFL fans...

    Matt Goldberg Written by Matt Goldberg about over 3 years ago 1,337 reads 14 comments

  8. Donovan McNabb Gets Benched: My Thoughts on this Strange Story

    Confession 1: I'm a lifelong Philadelphia Eagles Fan. Yes, I not only remember all the way back to the Vermeil years, but also the five or so drought years before that almost -golden era...

    Matt Goldberg Written by Matt Goldberg about over 3 years ago 1,130 reads 17 comments

  9. Colby Lewis, Mitch Moreland Key to Texas Rangers 4-2 Win in World Series Game 3

    Riding the pitching arm of Colby Lewis and a three-run homer from the bat of their No. 9 hitter, the Texas Rangers defeated the San Francisco Giants 4-2 to cut their series deficit from two games to one...

    Matt Goldberg Written by Matt Goldberg about over 3 years ago 395 reads 1 comments

  10. World Series Game 3: 10 Reasons Why the Rangers Won

    The Texas Rangers hung on to take a must-win Game 3 by a 4-2 score over the San Francisco Giants before their spirited home fans...

    Matt Goldberg Written by Matt Goldberg about over 3 years ago 359 reads 7 comments

  11. World Series 2010: Cliff Lee and the Trade That Just Won't Go Away

    After his red-pinstriped heroics of last season, Phillies fans were hoping that Clifton Phifer (Cliff) Lee would be back pitching Game 1 in the 2010 World Series...

    Matt Goldberg Written by Matt Goldberg about over 3 years ago 2,774 reads 28 comments

  12. NLCS 2010: Juan Uribe, Bullpen Lead SF Giants to 3-2 Win Over Phils; Advance to Series

    Juan Uribe 's solo homer with two outs in the eighth inning and seven innings of shutout relief by their bullpen led the San Francisco Giants to a 3-2 win over the Philadelphia Phillies, advancing the Cinderella team to the World Series...

    Matt Goldberg Written by Matt Goldberg about over 3 years ago 1,261 reads 25 comments

  13. Cliff Lee Tops 10 Best Players in 2010 ALCS

    While I knew that Cliff Lee belonged high on this list, choosing the top 10 players from both rounds of the AL playoffs was a somewhat difficult task. What follows is one man's opinion that you may or may not agree with...

    Matt Goldberg Written by Matt Goldberg about over 3 years ago 1,094 reads 7 comments

  14. NLCS 2010: 10 Ways the Philadelphia Phillies Can Turn Around Things

    What are the 10 ways the Phillies can turn the NLCS around and become the first NL team since the 1940s to reach three straight World Series? Thank you for asking. After doing nothing against Matt Cain and Co...

    Matt Goldberg Written by Matt Goldberg about over 3 years ago 4,769 reads 27 comments

  15. NLCS Game 3: Praising Cain? Giants Starter Stymies Phills' Bats in 3-0 Win

    San Francisco Giants starter Matt Cain got the better of his matchup with the Phillies Cole Hamels, spearheading his team to a 3-0 victory...

    Matt Goldberg Written by Matt Goldberg about over 3 years ago 721 reads 3 comments

  16. NLCS 2010: Oswalt, Rollins Lead Phillies To 6-1 Win Over Giants, Series Tied

    A masterful outing by “Little Roy” Oswalt and a two-hit, four RBI night by shortstop Jimmy Rollins carried the Philadelphia Phillies to a 6-1 victory over the San Francisco Giants , evening their NLCS at one game apiece...

    Matt Goldberg Written by Matt Goldberg about over 3 years ago 622 reads 10 comments

  17. 2010 ALCS Preview: Yankees or Rangers? Who Do Phillies Fans Root For?

    Sports Irreverence and More from the Other Tip of the Goldberg Being a huge sports fan, I don’t need to bet on games (I’m too destitute these days, anyway) to relish the action...

    Matt Goldberg Written by Matt Goldberg about over 3 years ago 665 reads 5 comments

  18. 2010 NLCS and ALCS Preview: Chase Utley and the All-Final Four Team

    Yes, I realize that the Final Four is synonymous with college basketball and March Madness, but why not apply it to the October Madness of postseason baseball? Sure, the NCAA has ...

    Matt Goldberg Written by Matt Goldberg about over 3 years ago 1,088 reads 18 comments

  19. NLCS 2010 Preview: Five Ways the Giants Can Upset the Phillies

    When the San Francisco Giants topped the Atlanta Braves 3-2 last night, they earned their first trip to the NLCS since 2002. Waiting for them, of course, is the Philadelphia Phillies—the two-time defending champions of the National League...

    Matt Goldberg Written by Matt Goldberg about almost 4 years ago 5,501 reads 35 comments

  20. NLDS 2010: Cole Hamels Humbles Reds, Phils Sweep Cincy With 2-0 Shutout

    It wasn't supposed to be this easy, was it? Riding the brilliant pitching of lanky lefty Cole Hamels, the Phillies traveled to Cincinnati and left the Great American Ball Park with a 2-0 win and a 3-0 series sweep of their NLDS showdown...

    Matt Goldberg Written by Matt Goldberg about almost 4 years ago 581 reads 31 comments

  21. Philadelphia Phillies Defeat Sloppy Reds 7-4; Grab 2-0 Series Lead

    In a sport where style points (luckily) don't count, the Phillies played a little "prettier" than the Reds in claiming a 7-4 victory and a 2-0 lead in their best of five NLDS...

    Matt Goldberg Written by Matt Goldberg about almost 4 years ago 359 reads 14 comments

  22. Roy Halladay Dominates Cincinnati Reds: 'Red Doctober' Opens With 4-0 No-Hitter

    Roy "Doc" Halladay had to wait 12-plus years to get his first taste of the postseason. He'll have to wait a little longer to give up his first hit. One doesn't think that he'll mind the wait...

    Matt Goldberg Written by Matt Goldberg about almost 4 years ago 405 reads 2 comments

  23. Philadelphia Phillies 2010: A Long Strange Trip to the Top

    In the parlance of that iconic psychedelic rock band, The Grateful Dead, the 2010 Philadelphia Phillies went on a long strange trip that was marred by a slew of injuries...

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  24. Donovan McNabb and Redskins Defeat Eagles 17-12 in Ugly Win

    It certainly wasn't his best ever statistical game, but Donovan McNabb would have to consider his return home a successful one as his Washington Redskins did just enough to escape ...

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  25. Donovan McNabb vs. Philadelphia Eagles: Is This the 'Referendum Bowl?'

    BACKGROUND So, admit it Eagles fans. When you looked at the Eagles 2010 schedule—sometime after Easter Sunday and The Trade —you immediately looked for the Eagles- Redskins games...

    Matt Goldberg Written by Matt Goldberg about almost 4 years ago 287 reads 8 comments