Monthly Archives: December 2012

A Decade and a Half with Big Red: Top Twelve Memories of the Andy Reid Era

Andy Reid is the best coach of a Philadelphia professional sports team in my lifetime.  Without question.  And, now, after 14 highly successful years, we will have a new front man of a team so desperate to reach the top … Continue reading

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The Rise and Fall of Andy Reid (and the Eagles)

Andy Reid was officially fired by the Eagles today and, honestly, it was a year too late.  With all the talent they had assembled for last year’s team, 8-8 was just not good enough.  This season’s epic failure confirmed the … Continue reading

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The Top 15 Big Men in College Basketball

15. Laurence Bowers, Sr., Missouri: After missing all of last season with a knee injury, Bowers has come back an improved player in his final season.  He’s 6-8 and not very strong for a PF, but he runs the floor … Continue reading

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Previewing Conference Play: Part One

With the conference season right around the corner, it is time to take a look at how these conference races are going to shape up.  And, it is also time to check in on a new BSB project we have … Continue reading

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This Weekend in College Hoops

(NOTE: Learning about the events in Newtown, CT, today made this post difficult to post, actually, but I was nearly finished when I heard of the shooting.  I do not mean to be overdramatic – I tend to fall on … Continue reading

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Biggest Surprises of the College Hoops Season

It is a really slow week for on-court action, so it seems like a good time for some a quick emotionless, objective, quantitative analysis of teams that have surprised in the first month of the college hoops season.  Based strictly … Continue reading

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Forgotten 40: The Eye of the Storm

Most college campuses across the country are either gearing up for Finals Week or have already completed it and are emptying out for the mid-semester break.  That means that the non-conference whirlwind of games has slowed to a crawl, as … Continue reading

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The Top 15 Point Guards in College Basketball

15. Kevin Pangos, So., Gonzaga:  A guy from the WCC who’s averaging 10.6 points and 4 assists is one of the top point guards in the country?  Yes.  For one, this obviously isn’t your average WCC team, or even your … Continue reading

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Immediate Reaction: Phillies trade Worley for CF Ben Revere

The Phillies have dealt Vance Worley and pitching prospect Trevor May for Twins CF Ben Revere.  This is my VERY initial take: The first thing you see when you look at Revere’s stats is 0 home runs and a .319 … Continue reading

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