1. Philadelphia Eagles: A Fan's Lament About the 2011 Season

    I should have known better. Living in the DC area, I’ve seen year after year of the Redskins “winning the offseason...

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  2. NBA Philadelphia 76ers: On a Championship Path or a Road to Nowhere?

    Now that the lockout has been resolved, an abbreviated NBA season is set to begin on Christmas Day. In preparation for the season, I am going to take a look at the state of the ...

    Mike Lacy Written by Mike Lacy about over 2 years ago 894 reads 1 comments

  3. Philadelphia Flyers vs. Washington Capitals: A Live Report of the Carnage

    “Would you like to go see the Flyers play the Caps?” This question was asked to me by my friends Blinky and the Kansas City Kid. Since I consider myself to be somewhat of a sports fan, I took them up on their offer...

    Mike Lacy Written by Mike Lacy about over 2 years ago 232 reads 1 comments

  4. Philadelphia Phillies: Is the Season of No Angst Over?

    Early on in the year, it was clear that this would finally be the Phillies season that I had been waiting for: The Season of No Angst...

    Mike Lacy Written by Mike Lacy about almost 3 years ago 218 reads 0 comments

  5. Ghosts of Philadelphia Phillies Past: Shane Victorino and Ricky Otero

    Another hugely successful week for the Phillies . All they've done is win five out of six, complete a 9-1 cest coast road trip, and gotten into a brawl with their new nemeses, the San Francisco Giants ...

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  6. Hunter Pence and Turk Wendell: Ghosts of Phillies Past

    Since acquiring Hunter Pence at the trading deadline last Friday, the Phillies have been on a tear, winning seven in a row. The pitching has been a given all year, but with the addition of Pence the lineup has also been performing well...

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  7. Ghosts of Phillies Past: Cole Hamels and Shane Rawley

    Not much Phillies action this past week with the All-Star break giving them four days off. Naturally, my choice of featured Phillie for this week will be one of the three pitchers named to the All-Star team...

    Mike Lacy Written by Mike Lacy about 3 years ago 390 reads 1 comments

  8. Ghosts of Phillies Past: Michael Stutes and Toby Borland

    Welcome to the first edition of my new feature: Ghosts of Phillies Past. I wanted to illustrate the greatness of the current Phillies era, especially when compared to the franchise’s mostly sorry history...

    Mike Lacy Written by Mike Lacy about 3 years ago 336 reads 0 comments

  9. Philadelphia Flyers' Big Deals: Winners and Losers

    The Flyers made some huge moves on Thursday, with two prominent player trades and a free-agent signing. In the process, they have performed a major renovation on the team’s roster...

    Mike Lacy Written by Mike Lacy about 3 years ago 3,743 reads 19 comments

  10. Reasons Why the 2011 Phillies Could (But Won't) Fail: Part 3 – Lineup Decline

    This is the third and final look at some of the possible reasons why the Phillies might not win the National League East in 2011...

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  11. Reasons Why the 2011 Phillies Could (But Won't) Fail: Part 2 – Injuries

    Continuing from yesterday , I’m looking at some of the reasons that people have given as to why the Phillies won’t win the National League East this season...

    Mike Lacy Written by Mike Lacy about over 3 years ago 274 reads 2 comments

  12. Reasons Why the 2011 Phillies Could (But Won't) Fail: Part 1 – Jayson Werth

    The 2011 baseball season begins this week. The Philadelphia Phillies, led by their four aces (and Joe Blanton) are considered by most to be the favorites in the National League East, if not all of baseball...

    Mike Lacy Written by Mike Lacy about over 3 years ago 585 reads 3 comments

  13. Atlantic 10 Tournament: George Washington Crashes Against St. Joseph's

    The past few seasons have not exactly been the glory years for the George Washington University men’s basketball program...

    Mike Lacy Written by Mike Lacy about over 3 years ago 357 reads 2 comments

  14. 2010 NFL Divisional Playoff Predictions: Will Road Teams Continue To Dominate?

    My season of bad predictions continued last week as I went 1-3. The wild card round was good for the road teams, as they went 3-1. And the one home team that won was the one that nobody expected to...

    Mike Lacy Written by Mike Lacy about over 3 years ago 353 reads 0 comments

  15. Eagles vs. Packers: Eagles' Title Drought at 50 Seasons and Counting

    The Eagles ' title drought is now at 50 seasons. I had hoped that with a new quarterback, the result might be different...

    Mike Lacy Written by Mike Lacy about over 3 years ago 258 reads 0 comments

  16. 2010 NFL Wild Card Playoff Predictions: Who Will Move On?

    The regular season is over. How did I do on my preseason predictions ? Not too well. Let’s see, the Chiefs, Seahawks and Bears all won their divisions after I had picked them to finish in last place...

    Mike Lacy Written by Mike Lacy about over 3 years ago 1,277 reads 0 comments

  17. The 2010 Philadelphia Eagles: Why Does This Season Feel Different?

    The Eagles' regular season came to an anti climatic end yesterday as their backups fell to the Dallas Cowboys by a score of 14-13. This is probably the least upset you will ever see the Eagles' fanbase about losing to the Cowboys...

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  18. Philadelphia Eagles Week 16: Minnesota Vikings Embarass Eagles on Tuesday Night

    As expected, the Minnesota Vikings simply rolled over for the Eagles on their way to a possible first round playoff bye. No, wait, that didn't actually happen...

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  19. Philadelphia Eagles Week 16: DeSean Jackson Pulls Off Another Miracle

    "There's no way they punt the ball to DeSean Jackson." "Why?" "Because he could return it for a touchdown, and they wouldn't take that chance. They'll just punt it out of bounds...

    Mike Lacy Written by Mike Lacy about over 3 years ago 599 reads 0 comments

  20. What Does Cliff Lee's Return to the Philadelphia Phillies Mean?

    I certainly didn’t see this coming. There was no way that the Phillies could sign Cliff Lee . While a lot of Phillies fans may have had it in the back of their minds as ...

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  21. Philadelphia Eagles Week 13: DeSean Jackson Makes a Splash Against the Cowboys

    The last time the Eagles played in Cowboys Stadium (aka the JerryDome), they were embarrassed, and the Donovan McNabb era effectively came to an end...

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  22. Texans vs. Eagles: Philadelphia's Comeback Hurdles Birds Over Houston

    All was not well in Eagle Land heading into last night's game. Despite their first place standing in the NFC East, the team was in turmoil after losing to the Chicago Bear. Andy Reid was unhappy with his team's focus and preparation...

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  23. Philadelphia Eagles Can't Overcome Big Plays By Chicago Bears Offense

    This was not entirely unexpected. Coming off two-straight emotional primetime games against division rivals, it was not ridiculous to expect a letdown performance by the Eagles, ...

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  24. Michael Vick-Philadelphia Eagles Week 11: Win Over New York Giants

    It would be unrealistic to expect the Philadelphia Eagles to always look as good on offense as they did against the Washington Redskins . Those kind of performances only come around every few decades...

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  25. Philadelphia Eagles Week 10: Michael Vick Plays Games With the Redskins

    I don’t think it is hyperbole to say that Michael Vick’s performance last night was the greatest game a Philadelphia Eagles quarterback has ever played...

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