1. Why Heavens Have Aligned for Philadelphia Eagles' Super Bowl Run

    The Philadelphia Eagles will play the Arizona Cardinals in the NFC Championship. All of you that had that match-up in the preseason, raise your hand. Right, that's what I thought...

    Jim McNulty Written by Jim McNulty about over 5 years ago 738 reads 20 comments

  2. Familiar Foes Stand Between Eagles and Super Bowl Berth

    Who saw that coming? When the Eagles tied Cincinnati, the team was left for dead. The same happened when they stunk it up in Washington in the season's penultimate game...

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  3. In Defense of Donovan McNabb: Best Eagles QB Ever

    November 12, 2000: I'm sitting in my apartment in Alexandria, Va., having just gotten married the month prior. Boxes abound, as my new wife and I had bought our first house and are getting ready to move...

    Jim McNulty Written by Jim McNulty about over 5 years ago 389 reads 17 comments

  4. Gifts of the Magi: Eagles in the Playoffs Makes No (Franken)Sense

    And there, in the east, three days after celebrating the birth of the Savior, the Philadelphia Eagles received three gifts. Oh, there was a star on the helmets of the opposition, but it was certainly NOT shining...

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  5. What If We Selected the President Using the BCS?

    The Electoral College and the BCS: two controversial establishments used to pick a winner. Both have taken more than their share of heat over their level of fairness...

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  6. If You Want the Flyers' New Orange Jersey, It'll Cost You a Ton of Green

    The Philadelphia Flyers unveiled their "throwback" orange alternate jersey Wednesday, hearkening back to the franchise's glory days of Bobby Clarke, Bernie Parent and their two-time Stanley Cup Champions of the 1970s...

    Jim McNulty Written by Jim McNulty about over 5 years ago 1,993 reads 9 comments

  7. Fit To Be Tied: Why the Eagles Need Bill Cowher

    How bad was it? (Cue Johnny Carson, "It was so bad...") I wasn't even going to write an article; that's how bad. At one point, I turned to my wife and said, "This isn't just a bad game, it's bad television...

    Jim McNulty Written by Jim McNulty about over 5 years ago 3,452 reads 33 comments

  8. Art of The Headline: Too Many Words?

    Here's an open question to the Bleacher Creatures, and in particular the powers that be: Why do we keep adding city names to headlines? I know it's supposed to help with searching and all, but we have a tag section when we post...

    Jim McNulty Written by Jim McNulty about over 5 years ago 183 reads 4 comments

  9. Andy Reid Costs Philadelphia Eagles a Chance to Steal Win Over New York Giants

    Let me start by saying the Eagles had no right to be in this game as badly as the Giants defense made the Birds look...

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  10. Eagles Poised To Make a Move, but in Which Direction?

    With the euphoria subsiding, but a healthy glow of a World Series Championship and parade still emanating from its citizenry, the Philadelphia sports fan once again turns his attention back to the Eagles...

    Jim McNulty Written by Jim McNulty about over 5 years ago 120 reads 8 comments

  11. Philadelphia Phillies Fans Coming to Grips with a New Feeling: Winning

    It happened. My God, it actually happened. I'm kind of at a loss for words. I don't know what to do now. There's a line at the end of The Princess Bride, when they're leaving the castle, ...

    Jim McNulty Written by Jim McNulty about over 5 years ago 438 reads 21 comments

  12. A Musical Tribute to the Phillies' Plight

    Set to the tune of “The Unicorn Song”: A long time ago,Where the field was green,The Commissioner did somethingThat had never been seen...

    Jim McNulty Written by Jim McNulty about over 5 years ago 252 reads 3 comments

  13. Suspended (Dis)Belief: Why Bud Selig Is Bad for Baseball

    Once again, MLB Commissioner Bud Selig is changing the rules on the fly. Game Five of the World Series is currently suspended, tied at 2-2 in the middle of the sixth inning because of rain. It never should have started...

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  14. For Phillies' Cole Hamels, This Is Where Legends Are Born

    Before Game Six of the 1974 Stanley Cup Finals, Philadelphia Flyers coach Fred Shero wrote on the board of the team's locker room, "Win together today and we walk together forever." I was five months old...

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  15. Much Moyer Left in the Tank | Phillies Take 2-1 World Series Lead

    If this was the last game of his 22-year career, Jamie Moyer went out on top. The soon-to-be-46-year-old left-handed starter for the Phillies, pitching in his first World Series game, put on a clinic...

    Jim McNulty Written by Jim McNulty about over 5 years ago 386 reads 2 comments

  16. Phillies Fans: Step Away From the Ledge, It's Only One Loss

    Okay, Philly fans, repeat after me: "The sky is not falling. The sun will rise tomorrow. The next three World Series games are in Philadelphia." Yes, I know, the home plate umpire, Kerwin Danley, was awful...

    Jim McNulty Written by Jim McNulty about over 5 years ago 265 reads 2 comments

  17. Inside Phillies-Rays: Phillies' Starting Pitching

    If you’ve ever been around your grandparents or other members of the greatest generation, you’ve likely noticed they’ve picked up some favorite expressions they break out here and there, depending on the situation...

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  18. Hey, Look—Hockey Started: Phillies Fans Have Week to Reconnect with World

    Tunnel vision can be a funny thing. You get so focused on one particular item, and the rest of the world disappears. The best athletes use it to excel at their craft. Goaltenders talk about everything slowing down...

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  19. Philadelphia Phillies Win the Pennant: A Phamily Celebration

    When the Flyers scored the winning goal to beat the Capitals in Game Seven of the playoffs this past season, I jumped out of my chair, arms raised in celebration—right into a moving ceiling fan...

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  20. Phillies Win Stair-ing Contest over Dodgers, Lead NLCS 3-1

    WOW. Has a stadium ever fallen more silent than when Matt Stairs launched that tracer into the right field seats? Has a late-season pickup ever been more underrated than the one Phillies GM ...

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  21. NLCS Interrupted: Why It Took Seven Hours To Watch Phillies-Dodgers Game Two

    There are very few things that would keep me from watching a Phillies' playoff game live. My son's first birthday is pretty close to the top of that list. Add an afternoon start time to the mix, and it certainly becomes a challenge...

    Jim McNulty Written by Jim McNulty about over 5 years ago 343 reads 2 comments

  22. Phillies-Dodgers: Third Time (Through the Lineup) is the Charm for Philly

    In football, you always hear about "halftime adjustments." In baseball, it's a little different; there is no break to analyze what the other team is doing to you...

    Jim McNulty Written by Jim McNulty about almost 6 years ago 400 reads 7 comments

  23. Philadelphia Eagles Fans: The Grass Isn't Always Greener

    How quickly we forget. The drumbeat to fire Andy Reid is getting louder. I'm getting petitions from angry Eagles fans to can "Big Red." Friends are telling me it's McNabb's fault...

    Jim McNulty Written by Jim McNulty about almost 6 years ago 428 reads 2 comments

  24. (Bad) Back Back Back, Gone: Pat Burrell Launches Phillies into NLCS

    Sign me up. I don't care how, but get me to Pat Burrell's massage therapist. Get me an appointment at the chiropractor. Put me on the Pilate's list...

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  25. Philadelphia Dilemma: Both Eagles and Phillies Play at 1 p.m.

    Sports bars across the Delaware Valley just got an early Christmas present. With the Phillies' failure to close out the Brewers last night in Game Three of the NLDS, Philly fans now ...

    Jim McNulty Written by Jim McNulty about almost 6 years ago 321 reads 2 comments