Why didn’t Okafor work out for the Sixers? Okafor is best with the ball in hands, posting up another player on the low block. His footwork around the basket is impeccable—it is what made him worthy of the third overall selection. But, Okafor’s strengths are also his weakness. Okafor only makes the team better when the ball is in his hand. He also is a … Continue reading Redefining The Center Position
According to Adrian Wojnarowski of ESPN, the Philadelphia 76ers have traded center Jahlil Okafor, forward Nik Stauskas and a second-round pick to the Brooklyn Nets for forward Trevor Booker. Okafor was the third overall pick of the 2015 NBA Draft, but he has only played two games this season in a crowded Philadelphia front court that left no real minutes for the one-time lottery pick. … Continue reading Breaking News: Philadelphia 76ers Trade Jahlil Okafor To The Nets
Breaking News: As per ESPN’s Tim Mcmanus, the Philadelphia Eagles have signed wide receiver Alshon Jeffery to a four-year contract extension that runs through the 2021 season. The deal is worth $52 million and also includes $1 million per year in incentives and $27 million in guarantees. Jeffery, 27, has 43 catches for 619 yards and 7 touchdowns through 11 games this season. Five of … Continue reading Breaking News: Eagles sign WR Alshon Jeffery to 4-year, $52M extension
What makes a quarterback a truly great one? We often like to think of the great ones as invincible, maybe even immortal because they are able to fight through any trials and tribulations. The great ones are willing to do what others are not. They are never given the easy road and fight for everything they attain. Wentz’s journey starts as just an average sized … Continue reading Carson Wentz: Already a Superbowl Champion
The Philadelphia Eagles are, unequivocally, the best team in football. Honestly, when was the last time we could say that? Maybe 2004? That is the last time an Eagles team started the season with an 9-1 record. Just think about how long ago that was. The iPhone was three years away from being invented. Facebook was just a thing for a bunch of Ivy League … Continue reading Yes, we are 9-1. And, we are for real.
Earlier this month the Philadelphia Phillies signed Gabe Kapler as the head coach. I have taken a couple of weeks to research and further learn about the new man in charge. One conclusion that I can make is that the hiring is odd for the Phillies because, typically, it is the other way around where a head coach moves into a front office position. Kapler … Continue reading What does the hiring of Gabe Kapler mean for the Phillies’ Future?
Doug Pederson was hired as the head coach of the Philadelphia Eagles exactly 22 months ago. At the time, sports talk radio shows, the newspaper, and even the fans bashed the Eagles for hiring an amatuer—someone who was just two years removed from coaching high school football. During Pederson’s first season as head coach, many questioned his play calling and late game decisions, further hurting … Continue reading Doug Pederson: A Mastermind in the Making