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  1. JoePa is Underpaid

    Jan 29, 2007, 4:18 PM EDT

    From ESPN.com: The Penn State coach will earn $512,664 in salary this year, the Harrisburg (Pa.) Patriot-News reported Thursday. The State Employees’ Retirement System released Paterno’s salary but didn’t include other compensation, such as money from television and apparel contracts, that Paterno could earn. In terms of what top notch coaches in college sports make…

  2. Phillies Alternates: Nice Jersey, Not So Nice Hats

    Jan 29, 2007, 3:57 PM EDT

    As mentioned yesterday, the Phillies unveiled their new alternative uniforms featuring old school styled jerseys along with blue hats.  The jersey looks rather nice but the blue hat just isn’t working right.  What say you? B&C has all the photos you could ever want of Jimmy Rollins and Cole Hamels on a runway. Update: Sid…

  3. Could Be Rough For McNabb on Sunday

    Jan 29, 2007, 2:02 PM EDT

    The starting quarterback for Sunday’s game against the Seattle Seahawks has not been announced.  Andy Reid has made it clear that if McNabb is healthy, the job is his.  Whether McNabb will be ready to go physically is another story.  Donovan says he "expects to be ready." One thing I think we can expect is…

  4. Schilling a Phillie in 2008?

    Jan 29, 2007, 12:02 PM EDT

    Boston pitcher Curt Schilling says he wants to play in 2008 whether or not he’s a member of the Red Sox. "Where I’m going to play beyond 2007, I hope it’s Boston, but I will go out and find a home to pitch," Schilling told WEEI. "I hope it’s here but there’s also that possibility…

  5. Mikell Has the Fire, Scares His Kid

    Jan 29, 2007, 11:55 AM EDT

    Quintin Mikell, like Donovan McNabb, did not make the trip to Foxboro with the team on Sunday night.  Instead, Mikell watched the game at his home where he could hear what Tom Brady was calling at the line of scrimage. Mikell said he could tell from what Tom Brady was barking out from behind center…

  6. Eagles Fan in Antarctica

    Jan 29, 2007, 10:09 AM EDT

    Reader Ben sent in this photo of an Eagles fan in Antarctica with penguins in the background.  They’re either on or near McMurdo Station.

  7. Bear vs. Colt

    Jan 29, 2007, 9:44 AM EDT

    Super Bowl week just wouldn’t be the same without crazy Internet sites like Bear v. Colt.

  8. Iverson to get Divorced?

    Jan 29, 2007, 8:44 AM EDT

    Colorado just isn’t for lovers.  Or NBA wives willing to put up with their superstar husbands sexcapades.  According to today’s Daily News, Iverson’s wife, Tawanna has met with a Philadelphia divorce attorney.  Is Iverson following in the footsteps of his colleague Jason Kidd? WHILE Tawanna Iverson has accompanied her husband, Allen, to Denver, where the…

  9. Flyers All-Stars: Vote Early, Vote Often

    Jan 29, 2007, 7:23 AM EDT

    We liked the first iteration of this commercial… good to see it back with a new slant. Help make sure the Flyers are well-rep’d at the All-Star Game. Mike Richards isn’t mentioned in the promo, as he isn’t actually on the ballot, but you are of course invited to write him in. Latest results…

  10. I Hope You Have a Super Week

    Jan 29, 2007, 1:12 AM EDT

    Sure, this years Super Bowl could be a good one, but the week long media event leading up to it may be more entertaining.  Jamie Mottram, my editor over at the Fanhouse, will be doing his Sports Bloggers live show from Miami all week long. There will be no tailgating allowed this year in Miami.…

  11. Philadelphia Park Man Finally Gets His 102,000

    Jan 28, 2007, 9:28 PM EDT

    Perhaps you heard of the gambler at Philadelphia Park Casino last week who was playing the slots when his screen told him he’d won the $102,000 jackpot.  It turned out that the casino told him the screen was an error and that he hadn’t really won anything.  But, not to leave the man empty handed,…

  12. A View From The 700 Level

    Jan 28, 2007, 5:56 PM EDT

    To start your week off right, we bring you a couple clips from the 700 level of Veterans stadium.  This first one has some NSFW language but will surely bring back memories of the former home of our Phillies and Eagles.  The two videos after the jump will surely make you nostalgic for the old…