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Nick Menta

  1. Phils Sign Joel Pineiro to Minor League Deal

    Jan 15, 2012, 6:32 PM EDT

    The Phillies signed veteran pitcher Joel Pineiro to a minor contract and have invited the 33-year-old to major league training camp this spring.

  2. Former La Salle Explorer Aaric Murray’s New Neck Tattoo

    Jan 11, 2012, 1:17 PM EDT

    We’re going to assume this hurt a little. But, hey, no worries.

  3. Penn-La Salle (Rollout) Recap: Penn Frats Hate Basketball?

    Jan 11, 2012, 11:39 AM EDT

    Updates on the Penn Quakers, La Salle Explorers and something about what may or may not be “Recruitment Boot Camp.”

  4. Report: Spagnuolo to ‘Return’ by End of Week

    Jan 10, 2012, 1:08 PM EDT

    Jason LaCanfora of the NFL Network is reporting that Steve Spagnuolo is expected to “return to Philadelphia” at the end of this week.

  5. Alternate Take: Market Validates Phillies on Madson, but Doesn’t Justify Deal with Papelbon

    Jan 9, 2012, 4:04 PM EDT

    Ryan Madson’s fouled up free agency doesn’t excuse the team from overpaying for someone else, especially if that someone else is arguably worse.

  6. Ruben Amaro Sees Your Brad Lidge and Will Raise You a Kerry Wood, Though Salisbury Seems Skeptical

    Jan 9, 2012, 11:24 AM EDT

    The Phillies are reportedly interested in free agent reliever Kerry Wood, though the asking price may prove an obstacle.

  7. Charles Barkley Rips Andy Reid, Self, and Anyone Else Who’s Ever Held A Press Conference in Appearance on SNL

    Jan 8, 2012, 2:42 PM EDT

    The Round Mound of Rebound cuts through the BS to tell you everything you really need to know about an Andy Reid press conference.

  8. Temple, Unable to Separate Itself from Dayton, Forfeits Home Unbeaten Streak in 87-77 Loss

    Jan 7, 2012, 6:42 PM EDT

    Three days after downing the No. 3 Duke Blue Devils, the Temple Owls didn’t suffer a letdown so much as were just outplayed.

  9. Bernard Pierce’s Temple Career in Numbers

    Jan 6, 2012, 2:25 PM EDT

    Assessing Bernard Pierce’s career at Temple, evaluating his potential draft stock and looking ahead to life without the running back for the Temple Owls.

  10. Comebacks, Upsets, Drama: Recapping a Big Night for the Big 5

    Jan 5, 2012, 10:04 AM EDT

    The Temple Owls weren’t the only ones on the floor last night, and they definitely weren’t the only ones pulling upsets and creating drama.

  11. Fran Dunphy on Riding the Subway and other Assorted Notes from Temple’s 78-73 Win over Duke

    Jan 4, 2012, 10:57 PM EDT

    Assorted notes, records, quotes and postgame audio from Temple’s Wednesday night win over Duke.

  12. Temple Plays Faux-Host to No. 53 Duke at Wells Fargo Tonight

    Jan 4, 2012, 1:44 PM EDT

    As part of their home-and-home agreement with the Duke University Blue Devils (12-1), the Temple Owls (9-3) will meet the fifth (or third) best team in country tonight at the Wells Fargo Center. Tip-off is scheduled for 7 p.m. (ESPN 2 / 1210 AM).

  13. A Dispute over the Definition of the Word ‘Unacceptable’

    Jan 3, 2012, 3:51 PM EDT

    The Philadelphia Eagles’ 8-8 season is unacceptable to owner Jeffrey Lurie…except for the ways in which it was acceptable.

  14. Apparently Mike Krzyzewski Used to Get in Fights at the Palestra Back When it Was All the Rage

    Jan 3, 2012, 12:51 PM EDT

    Just in case you had any particular stereotypes in mind about the Dukies, you might be surprised to hear Coach K discuss some of the finer points of his street credibility within the city of Philadelphia.

  15. Temple Pulls out Road Win over Delaware, Though Struggles Persist

    Dec 30, 2011, 9:21 PM EDT

    Make it two in a row for the Temple Owls when it comes to playing and winning needlessly troublesome basketball games.

  16. Just in Case You Didn’t Get a Good Enough Look at the Guy Who Flipped off Jagr

    Dec 30, 2011, 4:11 PM EDT

    An HD photo of an angry Pittsburgh fan giving the double-bird to former Penguin Jaromir Jagr…Beautiful.

  17. Temple Heads South to UDel for Final Game of 2011

    Dec 30, 2011, 3:44 PM EDT

    Two nights after barely escaping a Buffalo team they were favored to beat by almost double digits, the Temple Owls (8-3) will head south down I-95 to take on the Delaware Blue Hens (5-5, 1-0 CAA) in their final contest of the calendar year.

  18. Flyers Alumni to Honor McCrimmon with Black Shoulder Patch

    Dec 30, 2011, 1:10 PM EDT

    The Flyers alumni will wear black No. 10 patches on their jerseys during Saturday afternoon’s Alumni Game in honor of the late Brad McCrimmon.

  19. Temple Somehow Survives Buffalo Despite Key Frontcourt Injuries

    Dec 29, 2011, 12:39 AM EDT

    Call it luck, determination or even divine intervention, but whatever it was the Temple Owls are surely grateful. Their 87-85 overtime win against the Buffalo Bulls on Wednesday was as ugly as it was practically inexplicable.

  20. Is Temple’s Scootie Randall Headed for a Redshirt? Owls Host Buffalo Tonight

    Dec 28, 2011, 1:36 PM EDT

    Has Scootie Randall’s knee injury caused Temple to consider a medical redshirt for the would-be senior? The Owls host the Buffalo Bulls tonight at 7 p.m.

  21. The Latest Winter Classic Time Lapse (Now with CBP Web Cam!)

    Dec 28, 2011, 11:17 AM EDT

    The latest Winter Classic time lapse video and an accompanying web cam for live look-ins on CBP’s new hockey rink.

  22. Lou Williams Decides He Wouldn’t Like to be Robbed, Would Like a Trip to McDonald’s

    Dec 27, 2011, 11:27 AM EDT

    Reports came out very early on Tuesday morning—in fact, just as Lou Williams was leading a failed Sixers comeback in Portland—that the Sixers’ guard had been involved in another failed action earlier this week: a robbery.

  23. Sixers Cut Four, Trim Roster to Fourteen

    Dec 21, 2011, 2:53 PM EDT

    Our condolences go out on this Wednesday afternoon to the Xaiver Silas fan club. The former Northern Illinois Huskie is among the four players announced by the 76ers as having been released.

  24. Bane of Existence: The Pittsburgh Steelers Can’t Catch a Break

    Dec 20, 2011, 4:04 PM EDT

    From getting blown out by the 49ers in the dark of night to getting blown up by a masked super-villain in the The Dark Knight Rises, yesterday was a bit of a rough day for the Pittsburgh Steelers.

  25. ‘Fire Andy’ Sign Invades Monday Night Raw; Roy Halladay Capable of Omnipresence?

    Dec 20, 2011, 12:19 PM EDT

    Well, either the WWE is sympathetic toward your for feelings Andy Reid, or Angry Greg Ryan is now working security at the Wells Fargo Center.