Month: June 2010

Day 1 of Life Without Chase Utley

[picapp align=”center” wrap=”false” link=”term=Chase+Utley&iid=8811700″ src=”http://view4.picapp.com/pictures.photo/image/8811700/mlb-brewers-phillies-may/mlb-brewers-phillies-may.jpg?size=500&imageId=8811700″ width=”380″ height=”253″ /] These are dangerous times for my beloved Philadelphia Phillies. Word trickled out from Cincinnati on Tuesday that Phillies second baseman Chase Utley will head to the 15-day DL along with third baseman Placido Polanco.

Music Monday With Michael Vick and Cake…(Not The Band)

[picapp align=”center” wrap=”false” link=”term=Michael+Vick&iid=7824240″ src=”http://view.picapp.com/pictures.photo/image/7824240/nfl-super-bowl-xliv-super/nfl-super-bowl-xliv-super.jpg?size=500&imageId=7824240″ width=”380″ height=”263″ /] News broke on Friday that one of the men named in the Michael Vick case, Quanis Phillips, was shot outside a Virginia Beach nightclub where the Philadelphia Eagles quarterback enjoyed a 30th birthday celebration. According to one source, the disagreement […]

The NFL Meets Michael Jackson: Part I

[picapp align=”center” wrap=”false” link=”term=Michael+Jackson&iid=3803172″ src=”http://view2.picapp.com/pictures.photo/image/3803172/michael-jackson-arrives/michael-jackson-arrives.jpg?size=500&imageId=3803172″ width=”380″ height=”250″ /] Friday, June 25 marks the one-year anniversary of Michael Jackson’s death. Meanwhile, NFL training camps begin in just a few weeks. So, in one of the more awkward marriages between pop culture and the National Football League, it is time […]

A Ditty For Roy Halladay

[picapp align=”center” wrap=”false” link=”term=Roy+Halladay&iid=9126868″ src=”http://view1.picapp.com/pictures.photo/image/9126868/philadelphia-phillies-new/philadelphia-phillies-new.jpg?size=500&imageId=9126868″ width=”380″ height=”285″ /] A young lady by the name of Kathy Anderson penned and performed a song paying tribute to Philadelphia Phillies ace Roy Halladay, who dazzled Blue Jays fans in Toronto for 12 years.

All Hail The Amazing Landon Donovan

[picapp align=”center” wrap=”false” link=”term=Landon+Donovan&iid=9192106″ src=”http://view.picapp.com/pictures.photo/image/9192106/football-united-states/football-united-states.jpg?size=500&imageId=9192106″ width=”380″ height=”283″ /] I’m not a diehard soccer fan by any means but Landon Donovan’s goal today to propel USA into the second round is probably the sports moment of the year.

Happy Birthday Art Modell!

Former Cleveland Browns and Baltimore Ravens owner Art Modell turns 85 today. The folks in Cleveland probably will not go out of their way to wish Modell a happy 85th. Back in 1995, he took the Browns and moved them to Baltimore. As this video shows, Cleveland fans […]

NY Post: Tomlinson’s Career Has Two Feet In The Grave

[picapp align=”center” wrap=”false” link=”term=LaDainian+Tomlinson&iid=8081829″ src=”http://view4.picapp.com/pictures.photo/image/8081829/ladainian-tomlinson-says/ladainian-tomlinson-says.jpg?size=500&imageId=8081829″ width=”380″ height=”253″ /] Bart Hubbuch of the New York Post did not mince any words when assessing LaDainian Tomlinson’s time with the New York Jets thus far. Hubbuch says if any Jets fan expects something out of the 31-year-old Tomlinson, they are clearly […]

Diamonds Are Forever And So Are The Saints

[picapp align=”center” wrap=”false” link=”term=saints+super+bowl+rings&iid=9134830″ src=”http://view1.picapp.com/pictures.photo/image/9134830/new-orleans-saints-receive/new-orleans-saints-receive.jpg?size=500&imageId=9134830″ width=”380″ height=”253″ /] While most concerned themselves with the Lakers and Celtics hunting for rings of their own in the NBA in recent weeks, the New Orleans Saints received their Super Bowl rings in a special ceremony last week.

Music Monday With…Steve Smith’s Broken Arm

[picapp align=”center” wrap=”false” link=”term=Steve+Smith&iid=7084176″ src=”http://view.picapp.com/pictures.photo/image/7084176/atlanta-falcons-carolina/atlanta-falcons-carolina.jpg?size=500&imageId=7084176″ width=”380″ height=”253″ /] An attempt to give back to kids went terribly wrong for Panthers receiver Steve Smith over the weekend. The 31-year-old Smith broke his left forearm over the weekend playing flag football during his football camp.