Disgraceful Mick Foley Shows No Respect By Cheating in Philly Wing Bowl

Mick Foley, a former WWE wrestler who used to be adored nationwide (some say worldwide but unlikely), was disqualified from Philadelphia's Wing Bowl on Friday after stuffing uneaten wings in a fanny pack in order to increase his total. Disrespect is thy name, man who wrestled with mask on. » 1/30/15 12:47pm 1/30/15 12:47pm

A Cold War Philly Beatdown, Illustrated

Geopolitics in the Crimea made you wistful for Cold War-era sports showdowns, where simple games became struggles between global powers? Well, illustrator Stephen Halker and the good people over at Victory Journal have a beautifully jingoistic tale of the 1976 game between the Broad Street Bullies and Soviet super… » 3/19/14 3:34pm 3/19/14 3:34pm

Philadelphia Eagles' Line Coaches Jim Washburn And Howard Mudd Were…

After suffering their eighth straight loss last night, the Philadelphia Eagles tossed defensive line coach Jim Washburn. Washburn was brought in only for his "Wide 9" scheme—hell, they signed the now-crazypants Jason Babin just to help the formation succeed—but since Babin's gone and Andy Reid needs his required… » 12/03/12 1:50pm 12/03/12 1:50pm

Philly Gave Jayson Werth A Conflicted Standing Ovation Last Night

Jayson Werth, D.C.-area multi-millionaire, had his first at-bat at Citizens Park since the December 2010 deal last night. He was treated to a standing ovation of sorts, one that was one-part mostly-genuine strained clapping and one-part all-out disgusted booing (which quieted, slightly, when he tipped his cap), but… » 5/04/11 2:15pm 5/04/11 2:15pm

Philadelphia Wing Bowl 18: They Did It All For The Snooki

Brian P. Hickey woke up at 5 a.m. today to go watch the 18th annual Philadelphia azzzhole convention known as the "The Wing Bowl." He filed this report.(See Philly.com's full Wing Bowl Gallery here.) » 2/05/10 1:30pm 2/05/10 1:30pm

The Breasty, Pukey, Fighty Majesty Of Philadelphia's Wing Bowl

Brian Hickey spent his morning taking in the sprawling mess of Frank's Red Hot depravity that is Philly's annual "Wing Bowl" gorgefest (featuring "Snooki," of course). He'll have his full report later, but here's a photo primer. (NSFWish) » 2/05/10 11:05am 2/05/10 11:05am

Philly Newsman Wants You To Ride The "Cooch Train"

Fox29's Mike Jerrick did some fantastic "man on the street" reporting for "Good Day Philly" today, interviewing high school kids in sombreros, beating a taxi cab driver with an oar, and then asking youths to ride the "Cooch Train." Brilliant. » 10/21/09 5:50pm 10/21/09 5:50pm