1. Eagles Playoffs: Mind Your Step Getting On and Off the Bandwagon

    The 2010 regular season has been quite a ride for the Philadelphia Eagles. They've been left for dead (see Kevin Kolb's week 1 injury, week 4 loss to Redskins, week 6 loss to Titans)...

    Jim McNulty Written by Jim McNulty about over 3 years ago 558 reads 4 comments

  2. Austin Collie Gets Concussed, but Did the Eagles Get Screwed on the Play?

    First and foremost, I'm glad Austin Collie is okay. The Colts wide receiver left the game in the second quarter of the Indy's 26-24 loss to the Philadelphia Eagles on Sunday...

    Jim McNulty Written by Jim McNulty about over 3 years ago 1,896 reads 13 comments

  3. Ryan Howard Tossed: Why the MLB Needs to Rein in Its Umpires

    With two outs in the 9th inning, the Phillies' Jimmy Rollins homered to tie Houston at 2-2. With two outs in the 16th inning, and two men on, Ryan Howard should have been in a position to win the game 5-4...

    Jim McNulty Written by Jim McNulty about almost 4 years ago 214 reads 17 comments

  4. The Phillies and Brad Lidge: It's Time We Start Seeing Other Closers

    Breaking up is always hard to do, even when it's for the best. You start reminiscing about all the good times you've had, the places you've traveled together. It's even harder when you live together...

    Jim McNulty Written by Jim McNulty about almost 4 years ago 5,322 reads 13 comments

  5. When Did the Philadelphia Phillies Become the New York Yankees?

    “All things considered, I’d rather be in Philadelphia.” – W.C. Fields This quote not withstanding, it wasn’t all that long ago that NO ONE wanted to play in Philadelphia...

    Jim McNulty Written by Jim McNulty about almost 4 years ago 3,003 reads 10 comments

  6. Flyers Suffer Game Three 'Ass-Kicking' from Habs, Still Lead Series 2-1

    Well that was ugly. The Flyers' captain Mike Richards called it "an old-fashioned ass-kicking." The Canadiens finally solved Flyers' goalie Michael Leighton on their way to a 5-1 victory of Game Three of the Eastern Conference Finals...

    Jim McNulty Written by Jim McNulty about 4 years ago 251 reads 2 comments

  7. Broadcasting Legend George Michael Dies (1939-2009)

    Before there was SportsCenter, there was the George Michael Sports Machine. George Michael, 70, died today of cancer at Sibley Hospital in Washington, D.C. Mr. Michael was a legend in broadcasting...

    Jim McNulty Written by Jim McNulty about over 4 years ago 395 reads 3 comments

  8. Has the Phillies' Cole Hamels Let Success Go to His Head?

    It's the clinching game for the Philadelphia Phillies in the 2009 National League Championship Series, and their 2008 ace takes the mound. With two outs in the first inning, Andre Ethier stands in...

    Jim McNulty Written by Jim McNulty about over 4 years ago 476 reads 6 comments

  9. Raiders-Eagles: Philly Forgets Game Counts, Suffers Ugly Loss to Oakland

    Everyone thought this would be a cake walk. The blogosphere. The newspapers. And apparently the Philadelphia Eagles. How else can you explain an embarrassing loss to the putrid Oakland Raiders? ...

    Jim McNulty Written by Jim McNulty about over 4 years ago 357 reads 8 comments

  10. Ryan Howard's Legend Continues to Grow, Number of Doubters Begins to Slow

    It was the kind of moment where legends are born. Two outs. Two on. Two strikes. Trailing by two. The stage was set. Except that the man standing in the batters box had already started writing his legendary story years before...

    Jim McNulty Written by Jim McNulty about over 4 years ago 967 reads 6 comments

  11. Phillies' Charlie Manuel: A Class Act

    With two outs in the top of the 9th, Charlie Manuel emerged from the top step of the dugout. The Phillies, sporting a 10-3 lead over the Houston Astros, stood poised to claim their third straight division title...

    Jim McNulty Written by Jim McNulty about almost 5 years ago 297 reads 6 comments

  12. Michael Vick: Done His Time or Life Sentence?

    There's no one person that was more ecstatic about the Eagles' signing of Michael Vick than anyone else on this planet: Rick Pitino. Suddenly, it wasn't his face plastered all over ESPNews and CNN all day long...

    Jim McNulty Written by Jim McNulty about almost 5 years ago 187 reads 0 comments

  13. Cliff Lee Trade: A Coup For Philadelphia Phillies' GM Amaro

    Pundits predicted Phillies GM Ruben Amaro’s tenure would be defined by how he handled this year’s trading deadline.The verdict? This guy’s good...

    Jim McNulty Written by Jim McNulty about almost 5 years ago 412 reads 2 comments

  14. "Hey, Didn't He Used to Be Good?": The Flyers' Goalie Gamble with Ray Emery

    Lord Stanley’s Cup gets awarded Friday night.Once again, the Flyers will be watching on television, just like the rest of us...

    Jim McNulty Written by Jim McNulty about 5 years ago 278 reads 9 comments

  15. Phillies' Brad Lidge on DL

    Philadelphia Phillies closer Brad Lidge has been placed on the 15-day DL. According to philly.com, the move is retroactive to June 7. Lidge had been having issues with a balky knee...

    Jim McNulty Written by Jim McNulty about 5 years ago 60 reads 0 comments

  16. Don't Look Now–Phillies Are on a Roll!

    They don't call him "Hollywood" for nothing. Cole Hamels continued his mastery of the Dodgers last night at Chavez Ravine, needing fewer than 100 pitches to post a five-hit, 3-0 shutout that extends the Fightin' Phils' winning streak to seven games...

    Jim McNulty Written by Jim McNulty about 5 years ago 95 reads 0 comments

  17. A Flyers Fan Cheating on His Team: Why I Love This Capitals Squad

    They say the first step is to admit you have a problem. So here it goes. Hi, my name is Jim. And I'm becoming a Washington Capitals fan. I'm not proud of it. Lord knows, I didn't want this to happen...

    Jim McNulty Written by Jim McNulty about 5 years ago 621 reads 19 comments

  18. Should Ryan Howard Be a Phillie for Life?

    Ryan Howard launched his seventh career grand slam last Monday night in St. Louis. The bomb propelled the Phillies to a 6-1 win over the Cardinals and kept them neck and neck with the Marlins in the tight NL East...

    Jim McNulty Written by Jim McNulty about 5 years ago 282 reads 14 comments

  19. Philadelphia Hat Trick: Phillies, Sixers, Flyers Post Big Wins

    Sundays this good are usually reserved for Eagles season! The Phillies get a come-from-behind win on a Raul Ibanez walk-off two-run home run, a day after Brad Lidge blows his first save in a Phillies uniform...

    Jim McNulty Written by Jim McNulty about 5 years ago 239 reads 3 comments

  20. Flyers Trying To Make This a Short Series-in the Wrong Direction

    That was painful to watch. The Pittsburgh Penguins spanked the Flyers 4-1 in the opening game of the Stanley Cup Playoffs tonight. It wasn't even that close. The Flyers didn't just get beat on the scoreboard...

    Jim McNulty Written by Jim McNulty about 5 years ago 87 reads 0 comments

  21. Hall-of-Fame Voice of the Phillies Harry Kalas Collapses in Press Box, Dies

    Part of my childhood just died. The legendary voice of the Philadelphia Phillies, Harry Kalas, has died at the age of 73. "We lost Harry today," David Montgomery, the team president, told the Philadelphia Inquirer...

    Jim McNulty Written by Jim McNulty about 5 years ago 318 reads 7 comments

  22. Phillies-Rockies: The Long Road to a Phillies Win

    It's Easter Sunday afternoon, and the family and I pile into the car after a nice weekend with the in-laws up in Scranton...

    Jim McNulty Written by Jim McNulty about 5 years ago 93 reads 2 comments

  23. Phillies Lose Opener: No More Beer?

    There won't be any beer served at Citizens Bank Park the rest of the season. Why? Because the Phillies lost the Opener. (ba dum bum) It's one of my father's favorite jokes. And sadly, it comes out more often than not this time of year...

    Jim McNulty Written by Jim McNulty about over 5 years ago 234 reads 6 comments

  24. We Now Join This Flyers' Victory over the Devils Already in Progress

    The score was tied 1-1 in the first intermission. My two children, CJ, four, and Sean, one, were all tucked in for the night. Unlike most evenings, neither put up much resistance. The same could not be said on the ice...

    Jim McNulty Written by Jim McNulty about over 5 years ago 98 reads 0 comments

  25. Eagles Fans, How Did We Not See That Coming?

    The Cardinals? We lost to the frickin' CARDINALS? Of course we did. Why wouldn't we? I mean, seriously. This is Philadelphia. These are the Eagles—the team that hasn't won a title since 1960...

    Jim McNulty Written by Jim McNulty about over 5 years ago 154 reads 4 comments