My essay for SI.com on Brian Dawkins, the Philadelphia icon who retired yesterday and was a perfect fit for a city where the people care a little too much about sports.
April 24, 2012 No Comments
Only in Philadelphia could an event like the Wing Bowl exist — a Fellini-like carnival of gluttony and political incorrectness that attracts a capacity crowd of more than 20,000 fans to the Wells Fargo Center every year. Here’s my feature for SI.com on Takeru Kobayashi, who devoured a record-shattering 337 wings in 30 minutes to collect a purse of $20,000.
February 4, 2012 No Comments
The Flyers’ elimination from the playoffs last night makes it 100 consecutive seasons without a title for Philadelphia’s four major sports teams. To commemorate the milestone, I compiled a list of the 100 worst moments in Philly sports history during the drought for SI.com.
May 14, 2008 No Comments