Aug 022011
 
RUMOR: Sportsradio 610 WIP to take over 94 WYSP

It looks like 97.5 The Fanatic will need to drop their “Philly’s only FM sports station” tag line.  According to philly.com’s Dan Gross, the area’s sports talk radio king 610 WIP is planning on taking over operations from legendary local rock station 94 WYSP.  Both are owned by CBS Radio. WIP’s program director Andy Bloom [More…]

Aug 022011
 
Eagles Trade Rumors: Asante Samuel for 49ers MLB Patrick Willis

OK, this is nonsense but it’s a rumor going around so it’s worth commenting on, absurd as it is.  The chatter now is that the Eagles are talking to the San Francisco 49ers about trading cornerback Asante Samuel for All-Pro middle linebacker Patrick Willis. Yeah, and we all want Santa Claus to bring us Jessica Alba or (insert hot [More…]

Aug 022011
 
Eagles sign former Broncos RT Ryan Harris and former Patriots S Jarrad Page

The Eagles non-stop free agent collecting spree continues today with the announced signing of right offensive tackle Ryan Harris, formerly of the Denver Broncos. Harris, 6-5 and 315 pounds, was was a four-year starter at left tackle for Notre Dame. He started eight games at right tackle as a freshman and then went on to start 36 straight games at [More…]

Aug 022011
 
Eagles sign former Dolphins running back Ronnie Brown

New Eagles RB Ronnie Brown (photo: Ed Yourdon) So much for that Tiki Barber theory.  Should have known in this new era of Madden-style Eagles football that the team would set their sights a bit higher. The Eagles have officially announced the signing of former Dolphins running back Ronnie Brown. The former second-overall pick in [More…]

Aug 022011
 
Cowboys D-coordinator Rob Ryan wants to kick the Eagles ass

Rob Ryan is awesome.  He’s a brash defensive guru just like his old man, former Eagles head coach Buddy Ryan.  He’s also the brother of Rex Ryan, the brash, foot-loving defensive guru head coach of the New York Jets.  Rob is the type of guy every Eagles fan should love.  But there’s one problem — Rob [More…]

Aug 022011
 
Roy Oswalt makes 2nd rehab start; should re-join Phillies soon

It looks like Roy Oswalt is finally ready to come back and assume the role of fourth Phillies ace.  The veteran right hander threw his second and likely last rehab start on Monday, with the good news beginning that his back no longer seems to be an issue. “The back feels great. I don’t have [More…]

Aug 022011
 
Asante Samuel reports to Eagles camp amidst rampant trade rumors

The good news is Eagles cornerback Asante Samuel has reported to training camp.  He’d previously been excused for personal reasons so it wasn’t really a big deal he hadn’t shown up yet, even in the face of the two new acquisitions at cornerback and all that entailed. The bad news is now that he’s in [More…]

Aug 022011
 
Finally: Eagles sign first-round pick Danny Watkins

It’s about time.  With the new CBA establishing a rookie wage scale most draft picks have been signed with little fanfare.  Not so with Eagles first-round pick Danny Watkins, who has missed the first six days of training camp.  But he won’t miss any more. Announced Monday night, the Eagles have signed Watkins to a [More…]