1. Philadelphia Phillies: Does Jose Contreras Deserve Shot as Permanent Closer?

    I've always been a fan of Jose Contreras . He's 39 years old, going strong and still throwing nasty splitters. This season, Brad Lidge was placed on the DL yet again, and the Phillies needed someone to step up in place of him...

    Michael  Fogliano Written by Michael Fogliano about over 3 years ago 2,344 reads 21 comments

  2. Philadelphia 76ers: Can the Sixers Pull an Upset on the Miami Heat?

    First off, no matter what happens in this series, I will consider this season a success for the Philadelphia 76ers . The Sixers had a horrific season last year, led by former head coach Eddie Jordan...

    Michael  Fogliano Written by Michael Fogliano about over 3 years ago 1,237 reads 13 comments

  3. NBA Trade Scenarios: Potential Deals Involving Philadelphia 76ers Elton Brand

    Before I begin, I first want to say that Elton Brand has done a great job this season of rejuvenating himself into a new player. Not only did the entire team make a turnaround, but so did other players individually,especially Brand...

    Michael  Fogliano Written by Michael Fogliano about over 3 years ago 6,540 reads 14 comments

  4. 5 Philadelphia 76ers Who Need to Step Up in the Playoffs

    We're almost there, NBA fans. It's that time of year. Every spot in the Eastern Conference is now set in stone while in the West we witness three championship-caliber teams battling for seeding...

    Michael  Fogliano Written by Michael Fogliano about over 3 years ago 1,875 reads 1 comments

  5. Philadelphia 76ers: 15 Biggest Draft Busts in 76ers History

    The Philadelphia 76ers have had their success in the past, but every Philadelphia sports fan can tell you that they aren't the luckiest team out there in modest words. Every year there's this thing called the NBA Draft...

    Michael  Fogliano Written by Michael Fogliano about over 3 years ago 23,925 reads 40 comments

  6. Philadelphia 76ers: Allen Iverson,Andre Iguodala and the Sixers' All-Decade Team

    Over the past decade, the Sixers have had their ups and downs. In the early decade they had one of the top rosters in the Eastern Conference, but once Allen Iverson left, they began to drop off immediately to a "middle of the pack" type of team...

    Michael  Fogliano Written by Michael Fogliano about over 3 years ago 803 reads 16 comments

  7. Philadelphia 76ers: Position-by-Position Ranking of Sixers vs. Heat

    This is probably one of if not the best times of the year. The Final Four is on its way and we are entering the final stretch of the NBA season. The playoffs will soon start. It's basketball 24/7 and I love it...

    Michael  Fogliano Written by Michael Fogliano about over 3 years ago 2,907 reads 25 comments

  8. Philadelphia 76ers: Could They Have Made Their Own Super Team?

    As the trade deadline has passed and many teams are now starting to place playoff bids, the Sixers did not take any action in trades (not that it's a bad thing)...

    Michael  Fogliano Written by Michael Fogliano about over 3 years ago 4,668 reads 21 comments

  9. Philadelphia 76ers: Why Teams Should Not Overlook Them in the NBA Playoffs

    Yes, the Sixers are a very good team who hold the six seed and are, in fact, just three-and-a-half games behind the fifth-seeded Hawks. No need for pinching, because this is not a dream...

    Michael  Fogliano Written by Michael Fogliano about over 3 years ago 1,519 reads 10 comments

  10. Philadelphia 76ers: Do They Keep Thaddeus Young or Let Him Walk in Free Agency?

    The Philadelphia 76ers have made a tremendous rebound this year and they have displayed a great team effort to do so, led by head coach Doug Collins...

    Michael  Fogliano Written by Michael Fogliano about almost 4 years ago 3,108 reads 12 comments

  11. Philadelphia 76ers: Hiring Doug Collins Was Franchise's Best Move This Decade

    The Philadelphia 76ers were 3-13 at one point and signs were leading to yet another horrific season. However, they made a huge rebound and finished the first half of the season by shocking just about every NBA fan out there with a 27-29 record...

    Michael  Fogliano Written by Michael Fogliano about almost 4 years ago 1,016 reads 2 comments

  12. Philadelphia 76ers: Players They Should Keep and Cut for Next Season

    The Philadelphia 76ers have made a huge step forward this season, and special thanks goes to Doug Collins. The Sixers are competing in every game against every team, and are currently chasing the Knicks for the sixth seed...

    Michael  Fogliano Written by Michael Fogliano about almost 4 years ago 2,005 reads 14 comments

  13. Philadelphia 76ers: Will Evan Turner's Shooting Coach Turn Him into a Stud?

    It was recently announced this past week that Sixers rookie Evan Turner would work with coach Herb Magee over the summer to improve on his shot...

    Michael  Fogliano Written by Michael Fogliano about almost 4 years ago 1,556 reads 9 comments

  14. Philadelphia 76ers: Should the Sixers Have Dealt Andre Iguodala?

    The trade deadline is finally over and we are now headed off to a great second half of the NBA season, and soon enough playoff time will come upon us...

    Michael  Fogliano Written by Michael Fogliano about almost 4 years ago 777 reads 6 comments

  15. Philadelphia Phillies: Will the Starting Staff Cover Up All the Bullpen Issues?

    Spring training has just begun and not only Phillies fans, but all baseball fans, can't wait for the season to start...

    Michael  Fogliano Written by Michael Fogliano about almost 4 years ago 565 reads 0 comments

  16. Philadelphia 76ers: 8 Reasons Why They Should Have Made a Trade at the Deadline

    The trade deadline has finally passed and all of the trade rumors have finally ended. But, as usual, the Sixers just watched as other teams wheeled and dealed to improve their franchises...

    Michael  Fogliano Written by Michael Fogliano about almost 4 years ago 2,537 reads 15 comments

  17. Philadelpha 76ers' Chances Against Eastern Conference Playoff Teams

    Now that All-Star Weekend has ended we look to start the second half of the NBA season. In this second half, teams will start place their serious bid as a contender or a pretender...

    Michael  Fogliano Written by Michael Fogliano about almost 4 years ago 1,950 reads 9 comments

  18. Philadelphia Phillies: Does the Charlie Manuel Extension Saga Really Matter?

    Okay, before I start, let me just be clear that I am a huge fan of Charlie Manuel, so don't be fooled by the headline...

    Michael  Fogliano Written by Michael Fogliano about almost 4 years ago 354 reads 1 comments

  19. NBA Slam Dunk Contest 2011: Did Blake Griffin Deserve To Win The Dunk Contest?

    After the All-Star Weekend came to a conclusion, we now head into the second half of the NBA season. But is it just me, or did anyone else think that Blake Griffin did not deserve ...

    Michael  Fogliano Written by Michael Fogliano about almost 4 years ago 2,030 reads 9 comments

  20. Philadelphia 76ers: Grading Rookie Evan Turner Through the All-Star Break

    After finishing off the first half of the season 27-29, the Sixers have made a huge step forward from last season...

    Michael  Fogliano Written by Michael Fogliano about almost 4 years ago 2,248 reads 3 comments

  21. Philadelphia 76ers: 10 Bold Predictions for the Post All-Star Break

    The All-Star game has finally stumbled upon us as we have finally reached the halfway mark of the 2010-2011 season. The Sixers hold a record of 27-29 and they trail the New York Knicks for the sixth seed in the playoffs by just two games...

    Michael  Fogliano Written by Michael Fogliano about almost 4 years ago 1,911 reads 3 comments

  22. Philadelphia 76ers: 10 Biggest Reasons Behind Andre Iguodala and Co. Turnaround

    If you have just realized now that the Philadelphia 76ers are on a hot streak and are an uprising team in the NBA, then you are late on the bandwagon. Ever since starting off the season with a poor 3-13 record, their record since then is 24-15...

    Michael  Fogliano Written by Michael Fogliano about almost 4 years ago 1,816 reads 8 comments

  23. MLB Trade Talk: Why Philadelphia Phillies Should Ponder Jimmy Rollins Move

    Many believe Jimmy Rollins just doesn't have it anymore and has not constructed a good season in a couple years. Sometimes it seems as though Rollins isn't interested in sticking around in Philadelphia...

    Michael  Fogliano Written by Michael Fogliano about almost 4 years ago 6,443 reads 17 comments

  24. Philadelphia 76ers: 5 Ways Andre Iguodala and Evan Turner Can Thrive Together

    The Philadelphia 76ers have been very hot lately. Doug Collins is doing a tremendous job and the Sixers are just a few games behind the New York Knicks for the sixth seed in the playoffs...

    Michael  Fogliano Written by Michael Fogliano about almost 4 years ago 1,953 reads 14 comments

  25. Philadelphia 76ers: 10 Reasons Why Charles Barkley Was Wrong

    Last week former Philadelphia 76er and Hall of Famer Charles Barkley came out and told the Philadelphia Inquirer that the Sixers should tank the season. Nothing against Barkley, but really? That idea is just terrible...

    Michael  Fogliano Written by Michael Fogliano about almost 4 years ago 2,933 reads 8 comments