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The Sideline Report: A few things that cracked me up today

With the Flyers making an, ahem, interesting move at the deadline, the strange and painful offseason of the Eagles, and the uninspiring and average play of the Sixers, I needed a good laugh. Maybe you do, too. Here’s a few things I heard about/found today that might cheer you up.

To start, here’s the story of an Italian soccer team…all with the same last name!

An Italian soccer team is a referee’s nightmare because every single player has the same last name, De Feo.

The team plays in one of Italy’s amateur leagues and even the coach, secretary, doctor and all 12 sponsors of the Team De Feo club in Serino have the same name.

I first heard this on Preston and Steve’s B-File this morning, and it cracked me up. Continue reading

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Still riding the high – The Pundit gives his final thoughts from Sunday, and looks ahead to the Cardinals…

You know, I really hate Mondays. Hate ’em. I never get enough sleep because my body has adjusted to my weekend schedule – you know, go to bed in the morning, and wake around noon. So right off the bat, I’m walking into work groggy. Today was no exception, of course – I couldn’t fall asleep at a reasonable hour, mustered only four hours of sleep, and had to skip my normal breakfast and coffee to get to work on time. Any other Monday, I’d be starting the week off miserable.

But damn it all if I didn’t feel like a million friggin’ bucks today. I mean, I was feeling absolutely wonderful.

And you know why? Oh, right: E-A-G-L-E-S EAGLES!!! Sometimes, I wonder about my love of sports, and how temperamental it makes my behavior. Had the Eagles lost yesterday, today would have been crappy based on its Mondayness, compounded ten-fold by an Eagles loss. (Editor’s note: Sad, but true).

But today was just a beautiful day. Lovely, really. Some more thoughts about yesterday: Continue reading

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