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5 Most Pleasant Surprises for 2014 Philadelphia Eagles

The Philadelphia Eagles’ 2014 season was marked by inconsistency; after starting 7-2, the team went 3-4 down the stretch to miss the playoffs despite reaching ten wins for the second straight year under Chip Kelly. While there were many disappointments, especially at the quarterback position, this year’s team was full of pleasant surprises. Here are […]

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Phillies Trade Marlon Byrd to Reds, Acquire Promising Young Arm

The Philadelphia Phillies continued to make strides in their long-overdue re-build today, dealing outfielder Marlon Byrd to the Cincinnati Reds in exchange for several prospects, one of whom is right-hander Ben Lively. Sources: #Phillies and #Reds have a deal involving Marlon Byrd. RHP Ben Lively one of players headed to PHI. Announcement coming today. — […]

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Eagles Part Ways with VP Tom Gamble: What It Means

According to various media reports, including the one below from ESPN’s Chris Mortensen, the 10-6 Philadelphia Eagles have ousted Vice President of Player Personnel Tom Gamble three days after the season ended. The Eagles have fired Tom Gamble, VP of player personnel. It may be announced as “parting ways” with Gamble but it is what […]

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Reports: DeMeco Ryans Tears Achilles, Done for the Year

Eagles defensive captain and starting inside linebacker DeMeco Ryans has reportedly torn his right Achilles tendon and is out for the remainder of the season, according to multiple reports. Eagles pretty sure DeMeco Ryans tore his Achilles. Season over for him. Not a good day for them, injury-wise. — Mike Garafolo (@MikeGarafolo) November 2, 2014 […]

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Report: Sixers Likely to Trade Thad Young, Get Anthony Bennett As Part of Kevin Love Deal

Follow Manav on Twitter at @TheKhandyman, or follow us at @KhandymanSports for more Sixers updates. The Philadelphia 76ers have been rumored to be a part of trade talks for a while now, with numerous people reporting that Thaddeus Young will be dealt as part of a three-way deal with Cleveland and Minnesota that lands Kevin Love next to […]

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Phillies Make Cole Hamels Available, Dodgers Interested

With the MLB trade deadline only days away, rumors continue to swirl around the Philadelphia Phillies, who have fallen from being one of the MLB’s top teams to a cellar dwellar in a matter of just three years. Still, the Phillies have assets, and according to Jon Morosi of FOX Sports, they have made one of […]

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Report: Timberwolves Interested in Thaddeus Young As Kevin Love Replacement

According a report by ESPN’s Marc Stein, the Minnesota Timberwolves are interested in Philadelphia 76ers forward Thaddeus Young as a potential replacement for Kevin Love. The Timberwolves are reportedly fielding numerous offers for Love, 25, and that one of them, from the Cleveland Cavaliers, includes 2014 No. 1 overall pick Andrew Wiggins. The Sixers were […]

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Report: Phillies Trying Hard to Deal Ryan Howard, Would Eat Most of Remaining Money

For the latest Phillies news, follow @KhandymanSports on Twitter. Much has been made about Ryne Sandberg’s decision to bench first baseman Ryan Howard in both of the Philadelphia Phillies’ last game in favor of Darin Ruf. While some believe the Phillies would be better off paying Howard to go away by releasing him, many believe […]

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Eagles, Chip Kelly’s Tempo Forcing NFL to Up Conditioning Standards for Referees

Chip Kelly’s up-tempo offense is a staple of his coaching style, and it helped guide the Eagles offense to record-setting numbers and a 10-6 record in 2013-2014. In fact, the average time of an Eagles touchdown drive was just 2:08 last year, which is remarkable. Another result? It has forced the NFL to up its […]

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Derrick Ross, Defense Lead Soul to 3rd Straight Win

For the best coverage of your Philadelphia Soul, follow @KhandymanSports on Twitter. PHILADELPHIA, PA — In their last regular season home game of the year and Fan Appreciation Night, the Philadelphia Soul (9-8) defeated the San Jose Sabercats 42-20 in front of a rowdy crowd of 10,471 people, bolstering their hopes for yet another AFL playoff […]

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Report: Giants, Blue Jays Attempting to Land Chase Utley

For more Phillies news and updates, follow @KhandymanSports on Twitter. According to a report by Nick Cafardo of the Boston Globe, the Toronto Blue Jays and San Francisco Giants are the two teams most interested in trading for Phillies second baseman Chase Utley. Here’s what Cafardo had to say: “Right now it doesn’t appear that […]

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Report: Phillies, Orioles Discussing AJ Burnett Trade

As the MLB trade deadline approaches, the Philadelphia Phillies (42-54) will inevitably be linked to many trades involving veteran trade chips as General Manager Ruben Amaro looks to unload big contracts and recoup young assets in return. That happened once again today, as FOX Sports baseball insider Jon Morosi reported via Twitter that the Phillies […]

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