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Nick Menta

  1. Is This a Copy of the Eagles 2012 Schedule?

    Apr 5, 2012, 1:27 PM EDT

    A website is claiming to have uncovered the 2012 NFL schedule from an inactive page on the league website and has leaked it to the public.

  2. Flawed 76ers Roster Can’t Get to the Foul Line

    Apr 4, 2012, 2:26 PM EDT

    the Sixers personnel necessitates playing a style which doesn’t result in trips to the foul line that are always valuable in winning close basketball games. The team doesn’t get enough shooting foul calls throughout the game and doesn’t have a dynamic enough to scorer to suddenly warrant them late in contests.

  3. Howard’s ‘Replacements’ Batting a Cool .190; Time to Move up Chooch?

    Apr 2, 2012, 3:11 PM EDT

    With John Mayberry, Jr. and Ty Wiggington struggling mightily, and Carlos Ruiz reaching base in more than half his appearances, is it time to move the catcher up in the order?

  4. Programming Note: Temple’s Juan Fernandez in a 3-point Contest at 9 p.m.

    Mar 29, 2012, 2:58 PM EDT

    His jump shot isn’t what you would call “classic,” but Temple’s Juan Fernandez will be taking part in the 2012 State Farm College Slam Dunk and 3-Point Championship this evening.

  5. Andy Reid Admits He ‘Goofed’

    Mar 28, 2012, 12:07 PM EDT

    Eagles fans have finally heard Andy Reid say “he goofed” in regard to handling of last year’s defensive personnel. But does the admission make you feel any better about the coach, team or front office?

  6. Has Roger Goodell Lost His Grip on Reality?

    Mar 27, 2012, 2:52 PM EDT

    The NFL’s decision to strip the Cowboys and Redskins of cap space has called of Roger Goodell’s previous extensions of power back into question.

  7. Flyers Can’t Change Position Against Habs, but May Be Scoreboard Watching Nonetheless

    Mar 24, 2012, 5:13 PM EDT

    But after watching the Rangers sit atop the conference for months, and after assuming a first round playoff matchup with either the Pens for the past few weeks, might the Flyers be faced with the Blue Shirts in the first round?

  8. Ryan Madson to Undergo Tommy John Surgery, Miss Season

    Mar 24, 2012, 2:32 PM EDT

    John Fay of the Cincinnati Enquirer (via MLBTradeRumors) is reporting that a ligament in Ryan Madson’s right arm has been torn off the bone. The injury has Madson opting for Tommy John surgery, which, of course, will force him to miss the 2012 season.

  9. Video: Doug Collins’ 400th Win Leaves Will Smith Almost, But Not Totally, Speechless

    Mar 23, 2012, 11:14 PM EDT

    As Will Smith taught Sixers fans everywhere Friday night: no matter how famous you get, or how rich you become, you will always love your basketball team — and you will always hate the Boston Celtics.

  10. Report: Maalik Wayns Leaving Villanova to Sign with Agent

    Mar 21, 2012, 1:26 PM EDT

    The guard scored 1,191 points in three seasons at Villanova and averaged 17.6 ppg to lead the Wildcats offense last season. Really, Wayns was the Wildcats offense last season.

  11. New Marlins Theme Is Either Awesomely Terrible or Terribly Awesome

    Mar 20, 2012, 1:08 PM EDT

    The Marlins are publicly distancing themselves from this fan-made fight song.

  12. Expect Ugly, Slow, Brutal Basketball When No. 5 Temple Meets No. 12 USF

    Mar 16, 2012, 2:48 PM EDT

    USF will defend hard; Temple will be expected to run a lot of clock; USF will not score often; Temple will turn the ball over a lot; and it will all be unbearable to watch unless you really appreciate the intricacies of the game of basketball. You’ve been forewarned.

  13. Four City Six Teams, Plus Temple’s Play-in Opponent, in Action Tonight

    Mar 14, 2012, 1:47 PM EDT

    After their resume kept them out of the NCAAs, there’s pressure on the Drexel Dragons to back up all the talk that has surrounded their “snub.”

  14. Wayne Simmonds and Brayden Schenn Have Temple Winning the Title

    Mar 12, 2012, 2:25 PM EDT

    As far as Canadian hockey players go, Brayden Schenn and Wayne Simmonds just separated themselves as the absolute authority on college basketball. Either that, or they’re seriously lobbying for honorary degrees from Temple.

  15. 6 p.m. Selection Show: Is Drexel Out? Where Will Temple Go? Did the A-10 Get Four Bids?

    Mar 11, 2012, 3:19 PM EDT

    The St. Bonaventure Bonnies may have just cost the Drexel Dragons their NCAA bid.

  16. Your Friday Morning Atlantic 10 Tournament Primer

    Mar 9, 2012, 12:47 AM EDT

    We’ll be making our way to AC later this afternoon to check out the action, blog for your enjoyment and hopefully score a picture with the Dayton Flyer. In the meantime, we provide this list of each game, its time, where you can watch it, and a brief overview of the matchup…

  17. Joint Press Conference Illustrates the Very Real Issues between Temple, Villanova

    Mar 7, 2012, 9:29 PM EDT

    Temple and Villanova played nice Wednesday night. It was the only thing they could do, the only decision that made sense and the only decision that will make sense in the future. Things will have to stay that way in the future, even if, in private, things aren’t quite so neighborly.

  18. Down Goes Penn; Nova, La Salle, and St. Joe’s Play on

    Mar 7, 2012, 2:51 PM EDT

    We interrupt these Fall 2012 Big East football updates to discuss actual Big East basketball that’s actually happening actually now. But first, our hearts go out to Zack Rosen and the Penn Quakers.

  19. Temple to the Big East: A Sean Combs Musical Tribute

    Mar 7, 2012, 12:13 PM EDT

    After months of rumors and reports, Temple University is finally on its way back to the Big East. Only this time, rather than just rejoining for football, they’ll be coming in as a full, all-sports member.

  20. Drexel Will Wait; Penn, La Salle, Joe’s and ‘Nova Will All Press on

    Mar 6, 2012, 2:19 PM EDT

    Your City Six Champ Week primer, featuring Tuesday Night Previews, A-10 and Big East brackets and one very special Ivy League showdown…

  21. 27-win Drexel Meets 27-win VCU in Battle of Teams Who Might Otherwise Get Snubbed

    Mar 5, 2012, 6:36 PM EDT

    Welcome to the Colonial Athletic Association. Welcome to March. Welcome to a league were two 27-win teams from a conference that has produced two Final Four teams in the last six years have to fear being snubbed by the selection committee after winning — one more time — 27 games.

  22. Greg Dobbs Finds the Marlins’ Home Run Structure Quite Distracting

    Mar 5, 2012, 2:15 PM EDT

    They haven’t played a game, and the Marlins new home run structure is already a problem. Former Phillie Greg Dobbs is especially miffed.

  23. Programming Note: Drexel takes on ODU at 2 p.m.; Their Tourney Hopes Hang in the Balance

    Mar 4, 2012, 11:52 AM EDT

    If you’ve thus far missed the Drexel bandwagon, today is a really good day to hop on. The Drexel Dragons will meet the Old Dominion Monarchs in the semifinal round of the CAA Tournament at 2 p.m. today. Both old and new Dragons fans will be able to watch the game on Comcast Sportsnet.

  24. Ruben Amaro Is Unimpressed by Your Fancy Numbers

    Mar 2, 2012, 1:40 PM EDT

    The Phillies aware of advanced statistics, claims to understand them, and, apparently, rarely in discusses them in evaluating talent.

  25. Brack City: Sixers recall Craig Brackins

    Mar 2, 2012, 12:25 PM EDT

    The 76ers have recalled Craig Brackins. Brackins, who was reassigned to the D-League on Feb. 7, has averaged 18.9 points and 9.3 rebounds per game in seven games with the Maine Red Claws.