1. Colts vs. Eagles: Michael Vick Leads Eagles Over Peyton Manning

    Coming into the game against the Indianapolis Colts, there were two historical trends on the line for the Philadelphia Eagles. The first was their performance in the post-bye week game under Andy Reid, in which they were 11-0...

    Mike Lacy Written by Mike Lacy about 4 years ago 1,495 reads 0 comments

  2. NLCS Game 4: A Strange Yet Familiar Script for the Philadelphia Phillies

    Last night’s NLCS game followed a script very familiar to Phillies fans. The team scratched out a first-inning run, helped along by the miscues of their opponent. They got key contributions throughout the lineup...

    Mike Lacy Written by Mike Lacy about 4 years ago 861 reads 1 comments

  3. NLCS Preview: Should the Philadelphia Phillies Fear the San Francisco Giants?

    After dismissing the Cincinnati Reds in the NLDS, the Phillies will face off against the San Francisco Giants in the NLCS...

    Mike Lacy Written by Mike Lacy about 4 years ago 758 reads 4 comments

  4. Philadelphia Eagles Escape from Alcatraz with Win over 49ers

    Much like the prisoners in old Alcatraz movies, the Eagles narrowly escaped from the Bay Area last night. Matched against an 0-4 49ers team that made plenty of mistakes, the Eagles had to withstand a late, furious comeback attempt...

    Mike Lacy Written by Mike Lacy about 4 years ago 390 reads 3 comments

  5. Philadelphia Eagles Week 4: Kevin Kolb and the Defense Come Up Short

    Donovan McNabb's Redskins defeated the Eagles yesterday, and amazingly, McNabb wasn't even the big story of the game. First off, as I predicted , McNabb received a positive reaction from the crowd when he was introduced...

    Mike Lacy Written by Mike Lacy about 4 years ago 486 reads 0 comments

  6. Philadelphia Eagles Fans and Donovan McNabb: A Love-Hate Relationship

    It’s Donovan McNabb week in the NFL! McNabb and the Redskins are coming to Philadelphia to take on the Eagles! And that can only mean one thing: Members of the national media will take this opportunity to criticize Philadelphia sports fans...

    Mike Lacy Written by Mike Lacy about 4 years ago 431 reads 0 comments

  7. Philadelphia Eagles Week 3: Michael Vick Demolishes the Jacksonville Jaguars

    For at least one week, Andy Reid’s decision to start Michael Vick looked like the correct one, as Vick led the Eagles to an easy 28-3 victory over the Jacksonville Jaguars...

    Mike Lacy Written by Mike Lacy about 4 years ago 903 reads 0 comments

  8. Philadelphia's Young Ace Re-emerges: In (Non-Statistical) Praise of Cole Hamels

    On Monday night, Cole Hamels delivered the latest in a string of marvelous pitching performances and led the Phillies to a victory over the Atlanta Braves...

    Mike Lacy Written by Mike Lacy about 4 years ago 915 reads 2 comments

  9. Philadelphia Eagles, Week 2: Eagles Win the Backup Bowl

    The Eagles got themselves into the win column with a 35-32 victory over the Detroit Lions. While it's always nice to get a win, especially on the road, this game did not leave me feeling especially optimistic about the rest of the season...

    Mike Lacy Written by Mike Lacy about 4 years ago 177 reads 0 comments

  10. Philadelphia Eagles Week One: The Kevin Kolb Era Begins with a Disaster

    Under Andy Reid, the Eagles week one game seems to either go remarkably well, or end up a complete mess. Here are some of the more notable lowlights: 1999 – In Reid’s debut, they blow a 17 point lead to the Cardinals...

    Mike Lacy Written by Mike Lacy about 4 years ago 1,164 reads 2 comments

  11. Life With Donovan McNabb: Advice from an Eagles Fan on What To Expect

    Watching Donovan McNabb with the Redskins, I kind of feel like someone whose ex-wife has just taken up with a new man...

    Mike Lacy Written by Mike Lacy about 4 years ago 3,289 reads 8 comments

  12. Philadelphia Phillies: Entering the Stretch Run, No More Excuses

    I am happy to say that I may have been wrong in writing off the Phillies. Since I wrote that, the Phillies play improved greatly, and they fought their way back into contention...

    Mike Lacy Written by Mike Lacy about 4 years ago 1,491 reads 2 comments

  13. Stephen Strasburg and Bryce Harper: Will Nats Have a Bright Future?

    Stephen Strasburg, the Nationals’ “Baseball Jesus” has been placed on the disabled list for the second time this season, and the team’s management and fans are understandably quite concerned...

    Mike Lacy Written by Mike Lacy about over 4 years ago 330 reads 0 comments

  14. Raising the White Flag: Writing Off the 2010 Philadelphia Phillies

    I’m done. I am officially giving up on the 2010 Philadelphia Phillies. While I have similarly written the team off in recent years and then watched the Phillies rally towards the end of the season, I just can’t see it happening this year...

    Mike Lacy Written by Mike Lacy about over 4 years ago 1,413 reads 12 comments

  15. Stephen Strasburg Debut: Will He Be the Washington Nationals' Savior?

    As most baseball fans probably know, tonight will be the debut of Stephen Strasburg, aka The Greatest Baseball Prospect Ever, aka The Baseball Jesus, aka The Man Who Will Save Baseball in Washington...

    Mike Lacy Written by Mike Lacy about over 4 years ago 346 reads 0 comments

  16. Supporting the NFL's Decision to Play a Cold Weather Super Bowl

    Yesterday, the NFL owners named the location of the 2014 Super Bowl: The new Meadowlands stadium in New Jersey. Up until this point, all previous Super Bowls had been played in either cities with warm winter climates, or enclosed stadiums...

    Mike Lacy Written by Mike Lacy about over 4 years ago 157 reads 0 comments

  17. Fixing The Sixers: My Plan for the 2010-2011 Philadelphia 76ers

    Last week, the Philadelphia 76ers received some good fortune as they won the lottery for the 2nd pick in the upcoming NBA Draft. Good fortune is not something the 76ers have had much of lately...

    Mike Lacy Written by Mike Lacy about over 4 years ago 1,645 reads 2 comments

  18. Ryan Howard vs. the Statheads: Why Phillies' Contract Extension Is a Good Move

    Earlier this week, the Phillies gave first baseman Ryan Howard a contract extension through the year 2016. This contract makes him the second highest-paid player in baseball and seems ...

    Mike Lacy Written by Mike Lacy about over 4 years ago 474 reads 3 comments

  19. Donovan McNabb: Don't Look Back in Anger

    Since I graduated from college in 2000—ten years ago—there have been many changes in my life: Employment, owning property, marriage...

    Mike Lacy Written by Mike Lacy about over 4 years ago 396 reads 1 comments

  20. March Not-So-Much-Madness at the CBI Tournament

    While everyone else’s attention is focused on the big NCAA basketball tournament, last night my attention was focused on a slightly less prestigious college basketball tournament...

    Mike Lacy Written by Mike Lacy about over 4 years ago 852 reads 3 comments

  21. Roy Halladay Deal Proves the Phillies Are Good, but They Ain't the Yankees

    A year ago, if you had told me that the Phillies would trade for Roy Halladay, and that I, like most Phillies fans, would be a little disappointed about it, I would have never believed you. Halladay is a star pitcher, formerly of the Toronto Blue Jays...

    Mike Lacy Written by Mike Lacy about almost 5 years ago 370 reads 2 comments