May 282010
 

by Mike Prince Lately, all I keep hearing is how superior of a team the Chicago Blackhawks are to the Flyers. All these so-called “experts” keep telling me that the ‘Hawks will win in five games – six at most. In fact, the brooms might be brought out next week. Hell, some ‘Hawks “fans” will [More...]

A Not So Hot Heat Wave

 Posted by at 5:17 am
May 282010
 

by Mike Prince “Don’t worry, when it gets hot out, Ryan Howard will be crushing the ball. They’re always like this in April and May.” Philadelphia Phillies fans – ones that have been enduring unexplainable random slumps and early season struggles for as long as the team has been a contender – have heard those [More...]

Excuses Me!

 Posted by at 1:05 am
May 232010
 

by Kevin Franklin I admit it – I’m a sadist. Whenever the Eagles win, I spend a good portion of my Internet time that evening and the next day reading through the online newspapers of whichever team they vanquished. I enjoy the post-game quotes of the defeated and the hair-pulling columnists either trying to rationalize [More...]

All Aboard the Fanwagon

 Posted by at 4:16 pm
May 172010
 

by Kevin Franklin As Lucifer once sang through Mick Jagger’s nightcrawler lips, “Please allow me to introduce myself.” I am what you might call a typical hardcore fan. I’ve been a diehard Flyers, Eagles and Phillies fan ever since the early 1970s. I have rarely ever missed a game in person, on television, radio or [More...]