1. Philadelphia Flyers: What Chris Pronger's Slow Recovery Means to Their Chances

    With the start of NHL training camps right around the corner, there is understandably a great deal of concern among Philadelphia Flyers fans about defenseman Chris Pronger 's health...

    Sam Rucky Written by Sam Rucky about 3 years ago 886 reads 1 comments

  2. 5 Philadelphia Flyers That Could Win NHL Awards

    Much has been made of the Philadelphia Flyers ' memorable offseason. However, very little has been made which members of the Flyers might contend for individual honors at the 2012 NHL Awards Ceremony...

    Sam Rucky Written by Sam Rucky about 3 years ago 1,339 reads 28 comments

  3. 5 Goals Doug Collins Should Set for the Philadelphia 76ers in 2011-2012

    While the negotiations of a new CBA for the NBA are still stuck in neutral, Philadelphia 76ers fans everywhere can take solace in the knowledge that head coach Doug Collins is not...

    Sam Rucky Written by Sam Rucky about 3 years ago 813 reads 2 comments

  4. NFL Preseason: 10 Most Overblown Stories of the 2011 Preseason

    The NFL is back. And with it the non-stop, 24/7 media coverage of everything football. The most innocent comments are constantly being dissected on ESPN and NFL Network...

    Sam Rucky Written by Sam Rucky about 3 years ago 301 reads 0 comments

  5. Green Bay Packers: 5 Biggest Reasons the Champs Could Repeat in 2011-12

    The 2010-11 Green Bay Packers are world champions. But that matters little—the lockout is over, the offseason free agent frenzy has subsided, most training camps are winding down and preseason is in full swing...

    Sam Rucky Written by Sam Rucky about 3 years ago 659 reads 14 comments

  6. NFL Predictions 2011: Eagles Get the Pub, but Will the Packers Get Another Ring?

    2011 has been a year of surprises for the NFL . Michael Vick and Tom Brady had two of the most memorable seasons in NFL history. The Packers shocked the football world and won another Lombardi Trophy...

    Sam Rucky Written by Sam Rucky about 3 years ago 357 reads 4 comments

  7. NHL Power Rankings: The 10 Best Right Wings in Hockey

    In the second installment of NHL Power Rankings by position, I'm taking a look at the 10 best right wings in the NHL today. But first a few ground rules: In order to qualify as a "right wing," the player must be listed on NHL...

    Sam Rucky Written by Sam Rucky about 3 years ago 3,172 reads 52 comments

  8. NHL Predictions: The Top 5 Norris Trophy Candidates for the 2011-2012 Season

    The Ageless wonder Niklas Lidstrom captured the Norris Trophy—awarded to the NHL 's top defenseman—for an unbelievable seventh time in 2010-2011...

    Sam Rucky Written by Sam Rucky about 3 years ago 2,434 reads 18 comments

  9. Philadelphia Eagles: 5 Observations on the New-Look Eagles

    The NFL is back. After one of the most memorable offseasons in Philadelphia Eagles history, fans had their first chance to check out the new-look Eagles during the team's first NFL preseason game against the Baltimore Ravens ...

    Sam Rucky Written by Sam Rucky about 3 years ago 1,055 reads 2 comments

  10. NHL Predictions 2011-2012: 5 Reasons Philadelphia Flyers Fans Should Be Excited

    The 2011 offseason has been a tumultuous one for Flyers fans. The team traded away a pair of home-grown stars in Jeff Carter and Mike Richards along with about half of the team's 2010-2011 roster...

    Sam Rucky Written by Sam Rucky about 3 years ago 8,915 reads 11 comments

  11. NHL Power Rankings: The 10 Best Centers in the World Today

    Its August. In the life of an NHL fan, it's probably the most boring month of the year. The NHL Entry Draft and the free agency period are over. Ditto for prospect camps. Training camp is still about a month away for most teams...

    Sam Rucky Written by Sam Rucky about 3 years ago 3,093 reads 41 comments

  12. NFL Power Rankings: The 10 Best QBs in the NFL Right Now

    In this first installment of NFL Power Rankings by position, its time to figure out which QB is the best in the business right now...

    Sam Rucky Written by Sam Rucky about 3 years ago 613 reads 0 comments

  13. NHL Preview: 6 Philadelphia Flyers Poised for a Breakout Season

    After a whirlwind offseason that saw the Flyers jettison nearly half of the 2010-2011 roster, the team is going to need other players to step up in fill the holes left by the departures ...

    Sam Rucky Written by Sam Rucky about 3 years ago 1,761 reads 18 comments

  14. Philadelphia Eagles: 5 Keys to Success for the 2011 Season

    After one of the most shocking offseasons in recent memory, the Philadelphia Eagles are being labeled by many in the media as a "Super Bowl or Bust" team...

    Sam Rucky Written by Sam Rucky about 3 years ago 120 reads 0 comments

  15. NBA Trade Rumors: 5 Steps Andre Iguodala Can Take to Avoid Being Dealt

    Trade rumors involving the Sixers' star point-forward Andre Iguodala have been swirling over the City of Brotherly Love for nearly two years...

    Sam Rucky Written by Sam Rucky about 3 years ago 667 reads 0 comments

  16. From the Next Bobby Clarke to Expendable, What Happened to Mike Richards?

    Fifteen months ago, the Flyers ' Mike Richards was considered by many around the NHL to be one of the leagues' premiere young captains. Many in the Flyers organization compared the young captain to franchise legend Bobby Clarke, and for good reason...

    Sam Rucky Written by Sam Rucky about 3 years ago 1,068 reads 9 comments

  17. Philadelphia Flyers: 5 Keys to Success for the 2011-2012 NHL Season

    After one of the most memorable off-seasons in franchise history, the Flyers will look to improve on their 2010-2011 season and return to serious Stanley Cup contention...

    Sam Rucky Written by Sam Rucky about 3 years ago 7,468 reads 10 comments

  18. Philadelphia Eagles: 5 Reasons Mike Vick Will Lead Team to Division Championship

    Since the day he entered the NFL , Eagles QB Mikel Vick has been known as one of the most explosive players to ever play the position...

    Sam Rucky Written by Sam Rucky about 3 years ago 1,351 reads 6 comments

  19. Philadelphia 76ers: 5 Best Backcourt Tandems in Sixers History

    The Philadelphia 76ers are one of the NBA 's most storied franchises but are usually known for their Hall of Fame-worthy forwards, not their superstar guards...

    Sam Rucky Written by Sam Rucky about 3 years ago 1,172 reads 1 comments

  20. Philadelphia 76ers: 10 Bold Predictions for the 2011-2012 NBA Season

    Usually the late summer months mark the end of the NBA Offseason, a period where teams are done with marquee signings and moving to fill rosters holes with second-tier players that slipped through the cracks during the mad rush to sign available stars...

    Sam Rucky Written by Sam Rucky about 3 years ago 17,936 reads 29 comments

  21. NBA Free Agents 2011: Should the Philadelphia 76ers Bring Back Samuel Dalembert?

    The 2010-2011 Philadelphia 76ers made significant progress toward reestablishing the franchise as a perennial playoff contender. Young guards Jrue Holiday and Evan Turner showed they belong in an NBA starting lineup...

    Sam Rucky Written by Sam Rucky about 3 years ago 799 reads 7 comments

  22. Philadelphia Flyers: 3 off-the-Ice Reasons for Mike Richards, Jeff Carter Trade

    After the Philadelphia Flyers and GM Paul Holmgren stunned the hockey world by trading franchise cornerstones Mike Richards and Jeff Carter, many fans were left wondering what could have caused the team to trade these two home-grown stars...

    Sam Rucky Written by Sam Rucky about 3 years ago 6,284 reads 12 comments

  23. Philadelphia Flyers: 5 Players Who Need to Step Up in the 2011-2012 NHL Season

    The 2011-2012 Philadelphia Flyers are a radically different team today than they were just three short months ago. Franchise cornerstones Mike Richards and Jeff Carter are gone, and with them, the team's enviable depth down the middle...

    Sam Rucky Written by Sam Rucky about 3 years ago 2,233 reads 1 comments

  24. NFL Free Agency 2011: 5 More Possible Moves for the Philadelphia Eagles

    The NFL free agency period is less than 72 hours old and a clear winner has been identified. It seems the rich keep getting richer, with the Philadelphia Eagles scoring prized free ...

    Sam Rucky Written by Sam Rucky about 3 years ago 507 reads 0 comments

  25. NHL Power Rankings 2011-2012: The Atlantic Division

    The Devils have been lost since Scott Niedermayer left. The Flyers destroyed their team. The Islanders are still rebuilding. The Penguins don't have the depth to win. The Rangers overpaid for another overhyped Free Agent...

    Sam Rucky Written by Sam Rucky about 3 years ago 788 reads 6 comments