1. Great Minds Don't Always Think Alike: The Fate of the Philadelphia Eagles

    I'm proud to announce a new little activity here on Bleacher Report. I, Christian Karcole, and a fellow writer, Scott Eisenlohr, will be conducting a weekly debate. Each Sunday, the two of us will bring a topic to the table and debate it...

    Brett Deckert Written by Brett Deckert about almost 6 years ago 174 reads 3 comments

  2. Looking Ahead to the Philadelphia Phillies' Offseason

    The sun will never set on this 2008 Phillies team, but there's always a time to let a bit of the past go and look ahead. It has become that time for the Phillies...

    Brett Deckert Written by Brett Deckert about almost 6 years ago 583 reads 12 comments

  3. Philadelphia Flyers Ride the Hot Hands, Get Right Back in the Race

    Over the past week and a half, the Philadelphia Flyers have come out of the basement of the league into a very decent position. The team started off to an abysmal 0-3-3 start, leaving them the only winless team in the league...

    Brett Deckert Written by Brett Deckert about almost 6 years ago 227 reads 2 comments

  4. The Philadelphia Phillies' Road To The World Series Title

    The World Series is over. The Philadelphia Phillies have won and will parade down Broad Street later today. But how did we get to this point? Where did this journey begin? It all began in a ...

    Brett Deckert Written by Brett Deckert about almost 6 years ago 577 reads 4 comments

  5. World Series 2008: The 2008 Philadelphia Phillies Will Walk Together Forever

    When the dust settles in the city of Brotherly Love, there will be destruction, amazement, and memories. The destruction can be fixed and everything can be rebuilt. The amazement will soon cool down and people will move on...

    Brett Deckert Written by Brett Deckert about almost 6 years ago 308 reads 2 comments

  6. World Series 2008: Game Five-The Most Important Game in Phillies History

    "Win today, and we will walk together forever." Those are the words of Fred Shero, the coach of the Philadelphia Flyers, when they won their two Stanley Cups...

    Brett Deckert Written by Brett Deckert about almost 6 years ago 192 reads 0 comments

  7. 2008 World Series: So Why Is It That People Aren't Interested?

    Before this World Series, I predicted that ratings would not be down this year. I thought all the negativity was just hoopla and that it would be a very well covered World Series. As it turns out, I was wrong...

    Brett Deckert Written by Brett Deckert about almost 6 years ago 763 reads 12 comments

  8. World Series Game Five: Not Exactly What We Expected

    Photo courtesy of ESPN I used to enjoy a rainy day or two. I enjoyed the sound of the pecking rain on the roof. I liked the howling sound of the wind through the windows. All of that comforted me...

    Brett Deckert Written by Brett Deckert about almost 6 years ago 166 reads 17 comments

  9. World Series Game Three: Worth the Wait

    Photo courtesy of ESPN As game time rolled around for Game Three of the World Series, so did the rain (and the wind and the cold). In fact, the rain hung around for an hour and a half before they got the show on the road...

    Brett Deckert Written by Brett Deckert about almost 6 years ago 105 reads 0 comments

  10. Philadelphia Flyers Begin Road to Redemption

    Photo courtesy of Yahoo! Sports. Just a few months ago, this Flyers team was in the Eastern Conference Finals. They had defeated top-seeded Montreal and third-seeded Washington. Hopes were very high for this young team heading into the year...

    Brett Deckert Written by Brett Deckert about almost 6 years ago 176 reads 2 comments

  11. A Look Back at The Twenty Five Years Of Philadelphia Losers

    It's been twenty five years (Twenty five years!) since the city of Philadelphia last won a championship. And that championship was given to us by the Sixers, the least favorite team in the city...

    Brett Deckert Written by Brett Deckert about almost 6 years ago 249 reads 14 comments

  12. Philadelphia Phillies Prove the Doubters Wrong, Win National League Pennant

    A pop-up sent the Philadelphia Phillies to the World Series.A pop-up. How fitting? This season has been so strange that only a pop-up could send this team to the World Series...

    Brett Deckert Written by Brett Deckert about 6 years ago 309 reads 0 comments

  13. The Five Most Peculiar Things About Sports

    Have you ever had one of those moments where you are sitting there dreaming, and you think about how something in sports came to be? Maybe a rule, maybe a style, maybe a tradition, anything...

    Brett Deckert Written by Brett Deckert about 6 years ago 850 reads 0 comments

  14. NLCS/ALCS Reactions and Previews

    First off, sorry for not being able to publish my Eagles report yesterday. Time got ahead of me, and I was unable to write anything. But anyway, let's get to the task at hand.The MLB playoffs are heating up and are getting quite interesting...

    Brett Deckert Written by Brett Deckert about 6 years ago 145 reads 0 comments

  15. NHL, Stop Right There!

    Hey NHL, I have one question for you: What are you thinking?Last year, I was fine with the Ducks and Kings playing a game overseas...

    Brett Deckert Written by Brett Deckert about 6 years ago 111 reads 1 comments

  16. Philadelphia Phillies' NLCS Outlook

    In less than 24 hours, the Phillies will begin their NLCS with the Los Angeles Dodgers.Going into the series, the Phillies have many things going for them, but they also have many things going against them...

    Brett Deckert Written by Brett Deckert about 6 years ago 416 reads 0 comments

  17. NLCS Preview: Philadelphia Phillies vs. Los Angeles Dodgers

    The Los Angeles Dodgers will face off with Philadelphia Phillies in the National League Championship Series beginning on Thursday. Both teams are playing well, which makes this a very interesting series...

    Brett Deckert Written by Brett Deckert about 6 years ago 210 reads 2 comments

  18. The Top Five Moments That Changed The Game Of Baseball Forever

    Watching the Major League Baseball playoffs this year, I thought about how we arrived at the point in baseball where we now stand...

    Brett Deckert Written by Brett Deckert about 6 years ago 1,495 reads 4 comments

  19. Philadelphia Phillies Win Game One, But Will They Win Game Two?

    Photo from www.phillies.mlb.com Cole Hamels stepped onto the mound Wednesday and immediately dominated. He went eight innings and gave up just two hits and zero runs. This was exactly what the Phillies needed...

    Brett Deckert Written by Brett Deckert about 6 years ago 117 reads 0 comments

  20. The Philadelphia Phillies Are National League East Champions

    Photo courtesy of ESPN. It wasn't pretty, but they did it. The Philadelphia Phillies are the 2008 National League East champions...

    Brett Deckert Written by Brett Deckert about 6 years ago 551 reads 12 comments

  21. The Better National League MVP Candidate: Manny Ramirez or Ryan Howard?

    First of all, let me say I don't think either of the two should be in the running for the MVP. I think the MVP should be Albert Pujols...

    Brett Deckert Written by Brett Deckert about 6 years ago 1,933 reads 63 comments

  22. Philadelphia Phillies: Can We Say It's Over Yet?

    Photo taken by myself at the 8/27/08 Phillies/Mets game in Philadelphia. Chase Utley is the batter and Johan Santana is the pitcher...

    Brett Deckert Written by Brett Deckert about 6 years ago 503 reads 6 comments

  23. Philadelphia Flyers Season Preview

    It's hockey time! Flyers camp opened today, and I'm pumped. So how does this years team look? Well, after a loss in the conference finals last year, things are looking good for this young team...

    Brett Deckert Written by Brett Deckert about 6 years ago 493 reads 12 comments

  24. Philadelphia Eagles, Are You For Real?

    After this past Monday night, many people are saying the Eagles are now definitely for real. Not so fast... 1. They still lost the game. Sure, they played a hell of a game on offense, but they lost...

    Brett Deckert Written by Brett Deckert about 6 years ago 113 reads 3 comments

  25. What It Means To Me to Be a Philadelphia Sports Fan

    If you aren't a Philadelphia sports fan, you don't know what it means to be one. It's like one of those jobs that you hate, and want to quit, but can't do it because you are expecting something positive to come sometime...

    Brett Deckert Written by Brett Deckert about 6 years ago 274 reads 12 comments