1. Phillies Have Become Soft and Easy To Play Against

    The 2010 version of the Philadelphia Phillies is easy to equate to an animal that has had its fill of food and now has laid down to rest and cannot get up. Once an animal loses its ability to feed and its desire to chase and pursue, it will surely die...

    Doug  Donofrio Written by Doug Donofrio about 4 years ago 47 reads 0 comments

  2. Holmgren: Has He Assembled a Fragile Hockey Team?

    When a professional sports team cannot come from behind to win that is a cause for concern. What does that signify? A team with very little resolve, a team with a weak constitution. Possibly a little of both...

    Doug  Donofrio Written by Doug Donofrio about over 4 years ago 92 reads 0 comments

  3. Will Eagles Win Super Bowl Under Reid?

    Loyalty is a quality that few of us demonstrate or care to in the real world not alone the world of the National football League...

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  4. Sixers Personnel Not a Good Fit For Princeton Offense

    Let's try to fully understand what is really going on in Philadelphia. Ed Stefanski, Philadelphia 76ers President and General Manager hired long time friend and cohort Eddie Jordan to coach ...

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  5. The Staggered Pentagon Is The System Employed By Laviolette

    We have heard of the triangle, we have heard of a rectangle, yes geometric shapes professional sports teams use to define certain systems, schemata, or tactical developments...

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  6. Eddie Jordan's Message To Stefanski: We Have No Bite

    Wow, Did anyone catch Eddie Jordan's postgame press conference Friday night after the loss to the young and exuberant Memphis Grizzlies? "If you did not bite as a puppy how can you bite as a dog"...

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  7. Stefanski Paying Dearly For His Impatience

    We can all go back in time and say Ed Stefanski, Philadelphia 76ers President and General Manager, made the wrong move in signing unrestricted free agent Elton Brand. Hindsight as they say is 20/20, maybe just maybe Stefanski was a little impatient...

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  8. Holmgren Must Trade Briere and Gagne

    Paul Holmgren should know, he really should know what he needs to do, and do it immediately. He started this cleansing process early this summer and now needs to finish what he started...

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  9. Doug Donofrio's Mastermind Roundtable

    We have all heard of the Mastermind Principle haven't we? The creation of a third or ethereal mind, the resultant of two or more minds that are in complete agreement and harmony in ...

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  10. Flyers Still a Very Soft Hockey Team

    Here we go again folks. The orange clad Flyers made several changes this offseason and it may even turn out to be positive as the season moves along. Do not be fooled. They are still very soft...

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  11. Philadelphia Phillies: The Sluggers Of South Philly

    How many of you out there remember the "The Big Red Machine" of the 1970s, the so called "Lumber Company" of the early and mid-'70s, and the "Running Red Birds" of the '80s? Those were offensive ...

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  12. Phillies Good Enough Without Halladay

    How about a little thought and patience. Oh, I forgot we live in 2009, don't we? Well in that case go for it. Make the deal for Roy Halladay. We need a major piece to bring a second consecutive world championship to Philadelphia...

    Doug  Donofrio Written by Doug Donofrio about 5 years ago 41 reads 1 comments

  13. Phillies: Incrementally and Synergistically Nearing Their Goal

    You can't argue with how the Phillies have constructed their baseball team. A combination of three general managers: Ed Wade, Pat Gillick, and now Rueben Amaro, have all had their fingerprints on the makeup of this team...

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  14. Paul Holmgren Realizing The Need For Toughness

    I have my ideas why the Flyers lost to Pittsburgh in this years playoff series. I am sure many of the fans and media have their own views as well...

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  15. Emery And Pronger Are Steps In The Right Direction

    Ray Emery and Chris Pronger are incremental steps taken in the right direction by the Philadelphia Flyers. Several months ago I wrote an article that Philadelphia needed several elite players to win the big games against the NHL's best players...

    Doug  Donofrio Written by Doug Donofrio about 5 years ago 57 reads 0 comments

  16. Holiday Comes Early for Philadelphia 76ers

    Sixers president and general manager Ed Stefanski utilized a characteristic many of us have long forgotten in a world of immediacy and impromptu cravings. That trait has eluded most, but not Thursday in New York City...

    Doug  Donofrio Written by Doug Donofrio about 5 years ago 118 reads 1 comments

  17. What Pathway Should the Philadelphia 76ers Take?

    The 2009-2010 version of the Philadelphia 76ers and beyond. That is the mystery each and every fan of this basketball team is asking themselves...

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  18. NBA Draft: Where Does Stefanski Go From Here

    Continued from previous article: Stefanski calmly and softly climbed out of bed and made his way to his car. He quickly grabbed the briefcase put on his trousers and made his way to the office on the second floor of the Wachovia Center...

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  19. Flyers Need More Talent: Big Time Players Win Big Games

    Ray Emery is an option in goal. Hal Gill? not really. Bouwmeester? Possibly for the right price. We could go on teetering and tinkering with names for the next several hours, but I have to admit this team is not close to dancing with those two partners.

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  20. NBA Draft: Where Does Ed Stefanski Go from Here?

    Ed Stefanski made his way back to his office after meeting with Tony DiLeo and Courtney Witte after much discussion on the the upcoming draft and the possible selections available at No...

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  21. Paul Holmgren Not in the Same League as Detroit's Ken Holland

    Is anyone watching how the Detroit Red Wings are taking apart the most powerful team in the NHL's Eastern Conference? I hope so, because it is downright ugly, folks. This Red Wings team is fast, extremley talented, tough, and downright ornery...

    Doug  Donofrio Written by Doug Donofrio about 5 years ago 105 reads 0 comments

  22. The Princeton Offense Is Now in Philadelphia

    Okay, so Doug Collins never was contacted, same for Jeff Van Gundy. But it does not matter at this point, does it? Philadelphia Sixers GM Ed Stefanski's dream in my last article was just that—a dream...

    Doug  Donofrio Written by Doug Donofrio about over 5 years ago 99 reads 1 comments

  23. The Philadelphia Flyers Are Not Close To Winning Lord Stanley's Cup

    Okay, let's be frank. This team is not close to winning a Stanley Cup. We have seen this two years in a row, as Pittsburgh spanked the hapless and lethargic Flyers around like beaten dogs with their tails between their legs...

    Doug  Donofrio Written by Doug Donofrio about over 5 years ago 208 reads 1 comments

  24. Ed Stefanski: The Apple Does Not Fall Too Far from the Tree

    As Ed Stefanski, Philadelphia 76ers President and General Manager, peered out of his Wachovia Center office window and saw something quite amazing; a mustache, karma, glasses, and a cerebral touch...

    Doug  Donofrio Written by Doug Donofrio about over 5 years ago 110 reads 1 comments

  25. Gerald Henderson is the Philadelphia 76ers Pick at 17

    As Philadelphia 76ers President and General Manager Ed Stefanski walks through the Wachovia Center halls and offices, he must be having visions of blue and white; albeit not a vanilla shake with a blueberry on top, but a blue and white "Devil...

    Doug  Donofrio Written by Doug Donofrio about over 5 years ago 540 reads 7 comments