Jon Heyman and CBS Sports Call It Quits

According to the good folks at Awful Announcing, here’s a shocker… Veteran MLB reporter Jon Heyman is no longer with CBS Sports. When contacted by Awful Announcing, Heyman confirmed the news to them and added that his role at MLB Network will be unaffected by the departure. One of the most respected baseball insiders in the industry, Heyman leaves CBS Sports after four years...
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January 02, 2016  |  Discuss

Jon Heyman has left CBS Sports

We’ve talked about the brain drain of writers that CBS Sports has been experiencing in recent years, and the network has lost arguably their most powerful reporter to start the year 2016 – veteran MLB reporter Jon Heyman is no longer with CBS Sports. His role at MLB Network will be unaffected by the departure. When contacted by Awful Announcing, Heyman confirmed he was no longer...
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January 02, 2016  |  Discuss

Michigan lands three players on FWAA 75th anniversary team

Charles Woodson, Anthony Carter and Dave Brown are the three Michigan Wolverines to make the Football Writers Association of America's 75th Anniversary All-America team. Woodson and Brown were both standout defensive backs while Carter was an electrifying receiver. Woodson, the 1997 Heisman Trophy winner, also starred on special teams and contributed on offense for the last Michigan...
Via Fox Sports
August 20, 2015  |  Discuss

Wisdom and Links: Well…Just Links This Time

Just links this week! Rob Harms of the NY Times on walk-up music Jack Moore on the upcoming flattening of Tal’s Hill Chris Gigley on the Florida State League A story on Korean baseball fans supporting an American fan and cancer survivor who was looking for an outlet after his brother passed Michael Clair and Jesse Sanchez unearthed the place in the world that has a Bartolo Colon...
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August 04, 2015  |  Discuss

This Week in Flyers' History Week Ending May 31st

This Week in Flyers History By Mike Watson   May 28th, 1987 It’s Game Six of the 1987 Stanley Cup Finals between the Flyers and the Edmonton Oilers at the Spectrum. The Flyers were down three games to two and needed a win on home ice to force a Game Seven back in Edmonton. To get there, the Flyers would need contributions from everyone to beat the high flying Oilers and...
Via Flyerdelphia
May 31, 2015  |  Discuss

Is Georgia Southern the next Boise State?

Photo via USA Today.Could Georgia Southern become the next Boise State? The one-time FCS powerhouse-turned fledgling FBS program took the Sun Conference by storm in its first season, going undefeated in conference play and winning the conference title.The Eagles didn't do quite as well in out-of-conference play, losing close games against North Carolina State and Georgia Tech, and...
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April 09, 2015  |  Discuss

Flyers add Rick Pracey, amateur scout, to staff

  View image | gettyimages.com The Philadelphia Flyers have added former Colorado Avalanche scout Rick Pracey to their staff. Pracey will assume the role amateur scout. Pracey had been the director of scouting for the Avalanche. This may seem like a minor move by the organization but the reality is, it's a very good one. Pracey is responsible for drafting some very good...
Via Flyerdelphia
December 16, 2014  |  Discuss

Who Am I?

It's time for another installment of Who Am I?  First, here are the answers for last week' Flyers nicknames questions. 1. Deuces Wild 2. Boxcar 3. Dan Kordic, Daniel Lacroix and Scott Daniels 4. Darryl Stanley and Dave Brown 5. Eric Lindros, Brent Fedyk and Mark Recchi 6. Freddy the Fog 7. Andrea Dupont 8. Eric Lindros, John LeClair and Mikael Renberg 9. Rico 10. Big...
Via Flyerdelphia
November 05, 2014  |  Discuss

Shut Up, Ron Fowler 2: Troll Harder

Retro weekend.  Three out of four games against the Chicago Cubs honoring the 1984 National League Championship team.  And brown.  Lots of brown. You might think this would be a perfect time to announce that the Padres were working on new uniforms that somehow incorporate brown into the color scheme.  I mean, they’re honoring their past, right?  They wore the brown 1984 road...
Via Padres Public
May 28, 2014  |  Discuss

New York Giants: 5 Biggest Draft Day Regrets in Franchise History

The New York Giants have had quite a bit of success when it comes to make solid draft choices.Lawrence Taylor, Carl Banks, Phil Simms, Tiki Barber and Mark Bavaro. The brass in New York sure know what they are doing when Hall of Fame players and solid offensive and defensive linemen are involved.Then there are the draft picks this team wants tp forget. Not every franchise is perfect...
Via Football Nation
March 19, 2014  |  Discuss

Biggest tight end draft bust in New York Giants history

In 1991, the New York Football Giants tumbled to an 8-8 record in coaching debut of Ray Handley. Handley inherited a talented core of veterans from Bill Parcells, who retired after the victory over the Buffalo Bills in Super Bowl XXV. One player who Handley did not get to mentor was tight end, Mark Bavaro, notoriously called “Rambo” by his teammates. Bavaro was released by the...
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February 27, 2014  |  Discuss

FOX Sports North to televise North Dakota basketball game Feb. 22

FOX Sports North on Wednesday announced plans to televise the University of North Dakota vs. Northern Arizona University men'€™s basketball matchup live at 7:30 p.m. on Saturday, Feb. 22. Coverage from the Walkup Skydome will air on the FOX Sports North PLUS channel, the listing for which can be found here.   Mitch Strohman will serve as play-by-play alongside analyst Dave Brown...
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February 19, 2014  |  Discuss

Worst QB selection in Giants draft history

The New York Giants have missed a lot on quarterbacks in the NFL Draft throughout history. But among all of the quarterback they have selected since the inaugural draft in 1936, none have been worse than the selection of Duke’s Dave Brown. Brown, a gunslinger for the Blue Devils, graduated with a year remaining on his playing eligibility. Though he initially appeared to be set...
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February 06, 2014  |  Discuss

Putting On The Foil with @jsaquella: The Passing Of a Legend

Editors’ Note: Noted Philadelphia Flyers fan John Saquella is going beyond 140 characters. The man most of you probably know from social media as @jsaquella will bring you his wide-ranging opinion and commentary on the Orange and Black in his column Putting On The Foil. By John Saquella (@jsaquella) Getty Images On Tuesday, February 4th, 2014, the Flyers family and the hockey...
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February 05, 2014  |  Discuss
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