Your Thursday Morning Roundup

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The Philadelphia Flyers continued preseason game action last night with split squad games against the New York Islanders. Some Flyers played up in Brooklyn while others battled another Islander squad at the PPL Center in Allentown, the home of the Lehigh Valley Phantoms.

The contest in the Lehigh Valley featured Shayne Gostisbehere and Nolan Patrick. It also went to overtime tied at 2 before Gostisbehere netted the game winner in the extra period.

The young guns talked after the game:

Looking ahead, the team faces the Boston Bruins Thursday night and then has a home-and-home against the New York Rangers on Sept. 25 and 26.

The Roundup:

Some Giants fans hit harder in the stands on Monday night than the players did on the field:

The Sixers dropped a bit of a bombshell on Wednesday regarding Joel Embiid:

Kyle provided more clarity and his thoughts on the whole situation. However, one plugged in Sixers reporter says there is nothing to worry about.

Jahlil Okafor is still on the trading block, and Ben Simmons WILL NOT HAVE A MINUTES RESTRICTION!!!!

Looking for a job, Philly fans? CSN Philly is hiring a Social Media Specialist.

Eagles-Giants on Sunday gets Fox’s A-Team: Joe Buck, Troy Aikman, and Erin Andrews

The Phillies are hosting a Cheesesteak Fest on Saturday, start fasting now.

Speaking of the ballclub, the team is in the top 6 is nearly ever offensive statistical category since Sept. 1.

Last night the Phillies took another from the LA Dodgers, thanks to this GREAT catch by Odubel Herrera in the 9th:

A lot of that success for the Phillies can be attributed to Rhys Hoskins. His impact is so immediate, kids are already being named after him:

Watch police sneak tackle this fan at a bike race.

It’s fair to say that Pro Football Focus favors the Eagles this week:

Keep your eyes open for CB’s staff predictions, coming out Friday.

The Eagles got another former Bills DB as they claimed safety Trae Elston off of waivers, just so they can have 11 people out there on defense this Sunday.

Remember that fan that said he’d buy everyone chicken nuggets if Hoskins hit a homer that night? Well Hoskins homered, and the Phillies made him stick to this word:

Roger Goodell’s contract extension is nearly done.

In non-sports news…

Methacton’s teacher strike ended yesterday. Classes resume on Friday and parents rejoice.

Thanks to Hurricane Maria, Puerto Rico is barely there and has no power.

The death toll from the earthquake in Mexico is now over 200.

The suspect in the Temple University student murder case denies hurting the girl.

And we will end on a good note, with the good deed of this guy, who returned a wallet with $1,500 in it. Would you do that or keep the money?

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4 Comments

  • Black Lives Matter September 21, 2017 at 9:02 am

    Tyler, you have a white supremacist haircut and I am offended.

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    • I miss Riley Cooper Fan Club President September 21, 2017 at 9:12 am

      Riley Cooper Fan Club President would be proud.

      Reply
  • Rhear Uze September 21, 2017 at 9:40 am

    Yea no one gives a fuck

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  • Toxic Turtle September 21, 2017 at 10:31 am

    Ever hear Al Morganti pronounce Chicken Parm or Die Hard? It’s so cringeworthy. How long has he been in this city?

    Reply
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