Allen Iverson is unreal. Just look at that getup. Acid-washed jeans, Question sneakers, Reebok shirt, gold chain, ice on wrist, Yankees hat (ah, whatever), gangsta lean– it’s all there. No one keeps it more real than AI. No one. Especially giving an interview. As part of the announcement, AI spoke to Sirius-XM and was asked about the Golden State Warriors. Specially, Steph Curry: Continue Reading
Dick Jerardi is a product of a Philly sports time gone by. Presumably cloaked in dust-covered garments from the floor of the Palestra and footed in shit-stained shoes from the stables of fearful fillies, Jerardi and his neck wattle represent the sort of simplistic, my-opinion-is-bigger-than-yours thinking of the local sports establishment. This act worked prior to 2002. 2005, even. It no longer works in 2016.
LeSean McCoy's attorney now says it's his understanding McCoy won't have to turn himself in until Weds at the earliest. Still no charges
— John Barr ESPN (@JohnBarrESPN) February 12, 2016
That’s ESPN investigative reporter extraordinaire John Barr going even a step further than what I’ve been saying (that McCoy charges likely aren’t coming until at least Monday). Why the delay? A PERSON CONNECTED TO THE INVESTIGATION* told me that the DA’s office is “no longer [seeking] probable cause to arrest… they want beyond reasonable doubt,” which is the standard typically reserved for guilty judgements in court, not for the arrest, which has a much lower threshold. Continue Reading
First Wayne Simmonds-Rangers drama, now a Dan Bylsma-backed squad is furious at Radko Gudas for nearly decapitating young whippersnapper Daniel Catenacci in only his third game in the league. Catenacci, who is a spicy-a-meatball, is undergoing concussion protocol.
This all happened in the third period, a frame after Gudas kneed Marcus Foligno, leading to this fight: Continue Reading
Jim, John and I discuss the process of obtaining and buying the LeSean McCoy video and Jim’s sharp eye in spotting Shady. A short discussion about that weird Nick Foles report, which may or may not be accurate, and the state of the Eagles front office. Digging in against the Sixers and their concerning missteps, and the recent announcement that they will run all ticket sales through StubHub beginning next year. We then have on my college friend, Jim Metaxas, a CPA turned professional ticket broker, to talk about what the StubHub news will mean for the entire market and how the Sixers might essentially be able to control it. Also, daily fantasy followup, Squatty Potty, your questions, and more.
Get all the links to subscribe and download, as well as previous episodes, on our show page. Or, search “Crossing Streams” in your favorite podcast app. I recommend Overcast, which is highly rated and FREE in the App Store– turn on Voice Boost and Smart Speed for the best listening experience.
HOLY SHIT JIM IS GOOD LOOKING! Is that Clark Kent with those rims? Perhaps a young Chris Martin spinning an early LP in the studio? Good lord! Almost two years now – TWO YEARS! – and I never knew my employed could pierce so deeply into your soul that when he averts his gaze it extracts the contents of your intestines through your mouth hole. Just wow. I mean, I can’t shake the visual. Young Jim has literally taken over my screen as I write this AND I LIKE IT: Continue Reading
What, what, WHAT IS THIS SENSATION I’M HAVING?! I like it!
Backing what we posted last night – that charges against LeSean McCoy may not come until next week – ESPN’s Mark Schwartz reports:
No decision on a possible arrest warrant for Buffalo Bills running back LeSean McCoy is expected Thursday, a high-ranking Philadelphia police official told ESPN’s Mark Schwarz.
McCoy is part of an investigation into an alleged nightclub assault against off-duty police officers that occurred Sunday. The official told ESPN that the district attorney’s office wanted to be thorough before determining possible charges.
Can confirm said thoroughness. We heard from investigators twice yesterday and once again this morning about our video. These weren’t follow up questions– they were separate requests for the video itself. So it seems to me officials are still in information gathering phase and not ready to bring charges (technical terms?) phase.
Meanwhile, McCoy has hired local defense attorney Larry Krasner.