Category: Mike Missanelli

Jrue Holiday Didn’t Think he Would Make the All-Star Team this Soon, is Optimistic About Andrew Bynum Returning

Monday, January 28th, 2013

Last week Jrue Holiday was named as one of the seven reserves for the Eastern Conference All-Star team. The 76ers point guard is one of five first-time selections on the Eastern Conference team. He's also the youngest 76er ever to be named to the team. Holiday is excited about the ...

Eagles Rookie Nick Foles Discusses Being the Next Great Backup Quarterback to Rise in Philadelphia

Friday, December 7th, 2012

For the Philadelphia Eagles, this season has been a wake-up call. Philadelphia started slow out of the gate as usual and never recovered. The Eagles defense has been atrocious all season long, lacking a pass rush and a secondary that wants to be physical. Not to mention the offensive line ...

Adam Taliaferro on NCAA Punishment For Penn State: “It’s hard to deal with. It’s going to take some time for everybody to heal.”

Tuesday, July 24th, 2012

The NCAA has handed down its punishment to Penn State. The penalties include a four-year postseason ban, an annual reduction of 10 scholarships over a four-year period, five years of probation, a $60 million fine and the vacating of all wins dating back to 1998. The vacation of all wins ...

Jrue Holiday on Philadelphia’s Game 3 Loss to Celtics: “We didn’t come with that energy. They just kind of really ran us.”

Friday, May 18th, 2012

The message was heard loud and clear by the Boston Celtics. After Doc Rivers proclaimed that the 76ers had outplayed his team in the first two games of their playoff series, the Celtics responded in a timely fashion in Game 3. Boston cruised by Philadelphia, 107-91, led by Kevin Garnett, ...

DeMeco Ryans on being traded to Eagles: “I wasn’t expecting it, but it all turned out great.”

Thursday, March 22nd, 2012

While the news of the suspensions handed out to Sean Payton, Greg Williams and Mickey Loomis for their roles in the Saints bounty scandal along with Tim Tebow being traded to the New York Jets dominated the NFL landscape, another major move was made earlier this week. DeMeco Ryans was ...

Rob Gronkowski on Post Super Bowl Dance Video: “I try to get over things as soon as possible. Life just moved on.”

Tuesday, February 28th, 2012

We are conditioned in the media world and as sports fans to believe when you lose a game you should take it really hard, especially when it's game like the Super Bowl. In the case of Rob Gronkowski, New England Patriots fans were stunned to see their young, talented, tight ...

Hunter Pence on Ryan Howard: “I don’t want to get expectations up, but I am little shocked at how well he’s moving.”

Thursday, February 23rd, 2012

There was an enormous amount of disappointment in Philadelphia after the Phillies were upset in Game 5 of the NLDS thanks to a masterful performance by Chris Carpenter of the St.Louis Cardinals. The expectations surrounding the team were World Series or bust thanks to the offseason acquisition of Cliff Lee ...

Evan Mathis on calling Eagles fans idiots for wanting Andy Reid fired: “I know he will bring a Super Bowl to Philadelphia.”

Thursday, January 5th, 2012

Earlier this week Eagles owner Jeff Lurie said that Andy Reid will be back for his 14th season as head coach of the team. The Eagles had a disappointing 8-8 record during the 2011-12 season after a slew of off-season signings that brought about Super Bowl expectations. The talk of the Philadelphia ...

Pete Rose On Making The Hall Of Fame After He Passes: “That would probably to be honest with you piss a lot of people off.”

Friday, May 27th, 2011

It may just be a little ironic to me that Pete Rose appeared on Philadelphia sports radio yesterday due to the fact that Buster Posey had his ankle broken after a collision from the Marlins Scott Cousins. Who could forget Pete Rose colliding with Oakland catcher Ray Fosse in 1970 ...

Peter Laviolette Was Satisfied With The Flyers Effort Against The Sabres, Describes Process Of Juggling Goaltenders

Friday, April 29th, 2011

Peter Laviolette went into the Eastern Conference quarterfinals confident that his team could handle the Sabres even though Buffalo had been unbeaten in twenty of their last twenty-four games going into the postseason with a hot goaltender in Ryan Miller. The series against Buffalo was anything but easy for Philadelphia, ...