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  1. Patriots Favored By a Double Deuce (and Still Rising)

    Jan 20, 2007, 10:54 PM EDT

    Yesterday, we heard that the Birds were a 17-point underdog in their match-up with the best football team ever  assembled this Sunday in Foxboro. The spread jumped to 22 today, and ESPN already has it at a record-breaking 23.5, making yesterday’s 17 look like the Google IPO. Considering Donovan McNabb hasn’t even been ruled out…

  2. Eagles to Sign Aussie Punter

    Jan 20, 2007, 5:13 PM EDT

    Les Bowen reports that the Eagles have agreed to terms with Saverio Rocca, a 33-year-old Australian Football player. Bowen points out that the Birds often pick up a second punter for camp, but there’s already a lot of buzz about this guy, likely due to the success of other Aussies like Mat McBriar and Darren…

  3. ALL YOUR CHANTS WORKED: J.ROLL IS THE NL MVP!!!

    Jan 20, 2007, 2:02 PM EDT

    We’ve been waiting and debating (ok, other people were debating), but it was just announced that our own Jimmy Rollins is the National League MVP. Matt Holliday had a helluva season, and his Rockies made a great run. There was plenty of room to argue for him to be the MVP, but what we saw…

  4. 1 Redskins Fan

    Jan 20, 2007, 12:17 PM EDT

    You know, I didn’t think Redskins fans had funny in them but this is pretty good. [from SI.com] This is pretty good too.  Just don’t look in the middle.

  5. Report: Phils Offered Lowell 4 years, 50m

    Jan 20, 2007, 7:06 AM EDT

    Inqy: Lowell reportedly has agreed to a three-year, $38 million contract to remain with the Boston Red Sox, for whom he won World Series MVP honors last month. ESPN.com reported that the Phillies’ offer was for four years and $50 million, and that for a brief moment, the Phils thought they had Lowell. I don’t…

  6. B&C Prematurely Celebrating Jimmy Rollins Day

    Jan 20, 2007, 12:19 AM EDT

    Meech may or may not be known for being premature in certain areas, but he has faith in our man J-Roll.  We can dig it.  He’s wasted no time in anointing November 20th, 2007, "Jimmy Rollins Day."  He’s got a big day planned and we’ve been told it may feature some of Jimmy’s family highlights…

  7. La Salle to Explore Not Having a Football Team Again

    Jan 19, 2007, 10:54 PM EDT

    Citing difficulty in finding suitable opponents in the ever-weakening MAAC, La Salle has dissolved its football team again. The Explorers took a 56-year break before, bringing the program back in 1997. The school insists the decision has nothing to do with the team’s performance, but going 0-10 doesn’t exactly help. La Salle is the sixth…

  8. The Kevin Durant Show Comes to Wachovia Center

    Jan 19, 2007, 4:20 PM EDT

    If you’re a basketball fan, you should find yourself at the Wachovia Center on Saturday at 1:00 when Villanova takes on Texas.  Get your first look at Kevin Durant, the player some are saying will outshine Greg Oden. As usual, TrueHoop is all over the Kevin Durant angle, noting that he is "an incredible prospect."…

  9. “Mike Richards Is An All-Star” Write-In Campaign Underway

    Jan 19, 2007, 3:14 PM EDT

    When the All-Star ballots were released last week, the Flyers were decently represented, with the likes of Danny Briere, Marty Biron, Simony Gagne, and Kimmo Timonen on the list. However, a few fans have noticed one omission—Mike Richards. Richards has put together a great season since being moved up the ranks and given a role…

  10. Lynn Swann on Colbert Report Talking Playoffs

    Jan 19, 2007, 2:16 PM EDT

    I’m putting in my vote for Colbert to take over Tony K’s role on MNF.  (via)

  11. WATN: VON HAYES!@!@

    Jan 19, 2007, 2:06 PM EDT

    Von Hayes is a Barnstormer! [Lancaster Online]