Three decades as a Philly Cop come to a close

This past Friday, January 19, was my last official day on the payroll of the Philadelphia Police Department. After nearly three decades, I hung up my badge and gun, riding off into the sunset of retirement. I come from a Philly Cop family. My brother, Mike, remains on the job as a Sergeant with the … Continue reading Three decades as a Philly Cop come to a close

Jamie Moyer Signs Off

Jamey Moyer will not return to Comcast Sportsnet in 2015The Phillies and Comcast SportsNet released a joint statement on Friday, letting fans know that 2014 Phillies television commentator, former pitcher, and area native son Jamie Moyer would not be returning to the broadcast booth next year.The text of the statement included this closing: “Everyone at … Continue reading Jamie Moyer Signs Off

The ancient Mariner keeping Phillies afloat

  Jamie Moyer was born on November 18th, 1962, just two days short of my own first birthday. John F. Kennedy was the President of the United States and dealing with the Cuban missile crisis, West Side Story was highlighting the motion picture scene, television was still in black & white and had only three … Continue reading The ancient Mariner keeping Phillies afloat

Midnight madness for Philly hoops Big Five

St. Joe's and Temple tangle at The Palestra in 2004   The Palestra in West Philly has been home to some of the greatest college basketball ever played. The traditional home to Philly's "Big Five" basketball schools: Penn, Villanova, St. Joe's, Temple and LaSalle, will be rockin' this winter as the rivalry celebrates it's 50th … Continue reading Midnight madness for Philly hoops Big Five