Of all the clichés that dominate everyday conversations about sports, none is more brain-numbing or logic-defying than the suggestion that a team “controls its own destiny.” By definition, destiny is predetermined. You can’t control it – unless you’re Marty McFly and have a DeLorean, 1.21 gigawatts at the ready, and a stretch of open road ahead.
LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla. – The two men spoke loudly enough in the ninth-floor hallway so everyone could hear. A day’s worth of trade rumors at these winter meetings spiraled around the Phillies, and team executives found them humorous. They planned a skit.
LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla. (AP) – The Los Angeles Angels traded slugging outfielder-first baseman Mark Trumbo to the Arizona Diamondbacks on Tuesday as part of a three-team deal that also includes the Chicago White Sox.
I was hesitant to post this since all it’s going to do is give some Philly-hating nutbag fodder to call my a hypocrite the next time I point out something shitty done by fans of another team. But the fact is, bad shit happens everywhere. Adrian Peterson said the people in Baltimore are basically the […]
FOX Sports broadcaster Kevin Burkhardt joins Tony Bruno and Harry Mayes to discuss the Eagles 34-20 win over the Detroit Lions on Sunday. Topics include:
- The travel to and from the game on Sunday
- His thoughts on calling Sunday’s game
- The difficulty of calling the game
- The rules about clearing the field at halftime
- The strong play by the Eagles defense
- Why this was the best win for Chip Kelly
- The Eagles upcoming schedule
Ruben Amaro is lying to the world. He told reporters today: “We’re built to win. I like our lineup. I’d like to add some pitching to it.” See my thoughts on that sentiment here. He also called rumors that he would trade Cole Hamels or Cliff Lee ”silly.” You’re silly, Rube. #bestpostever