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A Misunderstood Legacy

For many of us, the news that our childhood hero Robin Williams had taken his own life was a shock. As news surfaced that the funny man had been suffering from years of depression made his death even harder to deal with. 739 more words


TIME to kill the Draft rants. Some liked how the off-season went, while some didn’t. That’s fine. It’s part of the process. But the time to complain about who was a reach, and where which guy played his college ball, has passed now. 293 more words


Jonathan Kay: Head injuries are killing football — and a big piece of America will die with it

Every time a middle-aged former NFL player takes his own life — with the subsequent autopsy showing a brain scan that looks like something from a nursing home’s palliative-care wing — football comes one step closer to extinction. 1,018 more words

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Can the concussion issue in the NFL really put an end to football?

Speculation continues to grow about the future of the NFL as more players join the ‘concussion fight’ against the league. Several lawmakers are even looking to put an end to college football due to the growing concern over concussions, but that’s a subject for another day. 440 more words


Of concussions and bounties...the right ways and wrong ways to handle the problem

I hear it every single year.  No matter how many times you’ve seen someone carted off the field with what might appear to be a severe neck or head injury.  927 more words



Since we’ve been spending a good bit of time covering the Flyers and the 76ers as they head down the stretch in their respective regular seasons and we’ll be covering March Madness and doing a player-by-player analysis on the Phillies 25 man roster beginning very soon I thought we’d take a quick break and jump back to the E-A-G-L-E-S since they never move too far from the center of our thinking anyway. 1,268 more words

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Death Becomes the Run & Shoot on a Monday Night

Whatever happened to the Run & Shoot as a pro offense?? You remember in the early 90s, when several downtrodden franchises looked to this offense to gain a tactical advantage on the competition.   2,518 more words