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