1. Light Up the Bat Signal: Phillies' Offense Needs Help

    Quick! Someone call Commissioner Gordon. Light up the Bat Signal. Pick up the Bat Phone. Surely there has to be something in that utility belt that can help the Phillies' anemic offense...

    Jim McNulty Written by Jim McNulty about almost 6 years ago 202 reads 0 comments

  2. Philadelphia Phillies One Win Away From NLCS

    The Phillies continue to follow the script to perfection. Act three sees the Phillies give the ball to Jamie Moyer (16-7) Saturday in Milwaukee, with a chance to sweep the best-of-five series with the Brewers...

    Jim McNulty Written by Jim McNulty about almost 6 years ago 263 reads 0 comments

  3. Phillies Take 1-0 Lead: Phew!

    For once, it went according to script. Cole Hamels channeled his inner Steve Carlton. The Phillies took advantage of Milwaukee miscues. And then held on for dear life. But that's how it's been for these 2008 Philadelphia Phillies...

    Jim McNulty Written by Jim McNulty about almost 6 years ago 79 reads 0 comments

  4. First Shoe To Drop? Burrell Injures Back

    This is not what you want happening the day before the playoffs start.Pat Burrell left batting practice with "a lower back injury." Reports on ESPN said Burrell was walking very gingerly back to the dugout and appeared to be in agony...

    Jim McNulty Written by Jim McNulty about almost 6 years ago 247 reads 2 comments

  5. There's a Great Disturbance in the Force: Phillies Repeat as N.L. East Champs

    You feel that? Something is different. Very different. There's a line in the movie Groundhog Day, when Bill Murray wakes up and realizes that Andie McDowell is lying next to him and the cycle has broken...

    Jim McNulty Written by Jim McNulty about almost 6 years ago 1,401 reads 5 comments

  6. N.L. Playoff Push: Weekend of Worry in Philadelphia

    Three games to play. Three teams in play. Two spots open. One-game lead. Do the math, then grab your heartburn remedy of choice, because this weekend's gonna be rough. In the game of musical chairs that is the N...

    Jim McNulty Written by Jim McNulty about almost 6 years ago 226 reads 0 comments

  7. Eagles-Steelers: Does Anyone Care?

    The Philadelphia Eagles and Pittsburgh Steelers meet Sunday in the Battle for Pennsylvania. Cue the collective yawn. It's not that it shouldn't be a good game; both teams have had impressive performances...

    Jim McNulty Written by Jim McNulty about almost 6 years ago 1,099 reads 12 comments

  8. Monday Night Madness Leads to Tuesday Morning Hangover in Eagles Land

    The dust has settled, and my hangover is settling in. Cowboys 41, Eagles 37. With seven lead changes, the emotions of last night ran the gamut: Excitement. Bewilderment. Despair...

    Jim McNulty Written by Jim McNulty about almost 6 years ago 1,172 reads 4 comments

  9. Yost Is Toast: Phillies Claim Second Manager of The Season

    According to MLB.com, the Brewers fired Ned Yost after the Phillies swept them in a four-game set over the weekend, dropping them into a Wild Card tie with the Fightin' Phils. Guess the panic button has been officially pressed...

    Jim McNulty Written by Jim McNulty about almost 6 years ago 319 reads 0 comments

  10. Brotherly Love: A Win-Lose Situation

    Nothing gets the City of Brotherly Love fired up like Dallas Week. Add Monday Night Football to the mix, and the rivalry gets downright combustible...

    Jim McNulty Written by Jim McNulty about almost 6 years ago 1,336 reads 11 comments

  11. Your Jersey Jinx Or Mine? Jessica Simpson's Whammy Powers

    There's been a lot of trash talk about Tony Romo's girlfriend (you might have heard of her) and jinxes leading up to this Monday Night match up. As you may recall, last season she wore a pink Romo jersey and No...

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  12. Dear Vince Young...

    Dear Vince, We hear your feelings were hurt last week when your fans booed. We think we can help. We're sort of experts on the subject. You see, we've booed everyone from Santa Claus to Mike Schmidt...

    Jim McNulty Written by Jim McNulty about almost 6 years ago 368 reads 6 comments

  13. Keep Your Friends Close and Your Enemies Closer

    It seems I always surround myself with the wrong kind of crowd. In college, my best friend was a Yankee fan; my roommate, a Giants fan. Once out of school, I moved to DC, but always watched games with a Jets/Rangers fan...

    Jim McNulty Written by Jim McNulty about almost 6 years ago 204 reads 5 comments