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Philadelphia Eagles prepare for the upcoming season

Philadelphia Eagles prepare for the upcoming season

Adam Dashevsky, Eastside Sports Editor
August 14, 2017
Filed under Professional Sports, Showcase

Can you believe it? It has been seven months since the last time we were blessed with the ability to watch the Philadelphia Eagles grace the football field. We patiently watched the New England Patriots win another Super Bowl, the Golden State Warriors breeze through the Western Conference to win anoth...

Aaron Judge wins 2017 Home Run Derby in Miami

Aaron Judge wins 2017 Home Run Derby in Miami

Joshua Pipe, News/Features Editor
July 10, 2017
Filed under Professional Sports, Showcase

If John Sterling, radio broadcaster for the New York Yankees, was calling the 2017 Home Run Derby at Marlins Park Monday night, his voice might never have survived. The Yankees’ rookie sensation, Aaron Judge, at 25-years old; six feet, seven inches high; and 280 pounds strong, crushed 47 home runs en...

The Celtics trade with the Pistons in need of a rebounder

The Celtics trade with the Pistons in need of a rebounder

Adam Aaronson, Eastside Staff
July 7, 2017
Filed under Professional Sports, Sports

In order to clear salary cap room to sign prized free agent Gordon Hayward, the Celtics dealt Avery Bradley and a 2019 second-round pick to the Detroit Pistons in exchange for Marcus Morris. The Celtics had to move either Bradley, Jae Crowder or Marcus Smart in order to make the room for Hayward. Cro...

Free Agency Day Two leaves many shocked

Free Agency Day Two leaves many shocked

Adam Aaronson, Eastside Staff
July 1, 2017
Filed under Professional Sports

As more dominoes continue to fall, let’s take a look at each signing that took place on day two of free agency.   Jrue Holiday signs five-year, $126M contract to stay with the New Orleans Pelicans The Pelicans massively overpaid to retain Holiday’s services, but they had no choice- if...

Sixers fans should trust Colangelo

Sixers fans should trust Colangelo

Adam Aaronson, Eastside Staff
July 1, 2017
Filed under Professional Sports

Over the last five years, Sixers fans have had to endure more struggles than any other fanbase as the team underwent a historically painful rebuild, all the while listening to national and local pundits alike bashing the team for their vision, as well as the fans who were in favor of it. Sam Hinkie was ...

NBA Free Agency fun has begun

NBA Free Agency fun has begun

Adam Aaronson, Eastside Staff
July 1, 2017
Filed under Professional Sports

The first night of NBA Free Agency is finally here, and deals are being made at every turn. This will be one of the most exciting nights in a long time, so here are reactions to each and every signing made early Saturday morning.   Blake Griffin signs 5 year, $173M contract to stay with Los A...

Timberwolves send Rubio to the Jazz

Timberwolves send Rubio to the Jazz

Adam Aaronson, Eastside Staff
July 1, 2017
Filed under Professional Sports

Mere hours before the beginning of free agency, the Timberwolves traded Ricky Rubio to the Utah Jazz in exchange for a 2018 first-round pick. This move is the Jazz conceding their pursuit to bring back soon-to-be free agent George Hill. And while this isn’t a huge upgrade or downgrade, it does hurt...

Paul George is taking his talents to OKC

Paul George is taking his talents to OKC

Adam Aaronson, Eastside Staff
July 1, 2017
Filed under Professional Sports

Paul George has been the center of trade rumors ever since it was reported that he told the Indiana Pacers of his plans to leave next summer via free agency. Finally, the rumors have stopped and a trade has been made. George was linked mostly with the Boston Celtics, Houston Rockets, Cleveland Cavaliers, L...

The process of “The Process”

The process of “The Process”

Adam Aaronson
June 30, 2017
Filed under Professional Sports, Sports

"The Process” has become the motto of almost the entire city of Philadelphia at this point. When Joel Embiid adopted the nickname “The Process” and told fans at every opportunity to trust it, everybody bought in. But while Embiid may be the most integral part of it, he certainly is not the Pro...

The Clippers acquire new talent in its trade with the Rockets

The Clippers acquire new talent in its trade with the Rockets

Adam Aaronson, Eastside Staff
June 30, 2017
Filed under Professional Sports, Sports

In one of the most shocking trades in NBA history, the Los Angeles Clippers are trading Chris Paul to the Houston Rockets for Patrick Beverley, Lou Williams, Sam Dekker, Montrezl Harrell and a 2018 top three projected first round pick. The Rockets also acquired three players with non-guaranteed contracts t...

Travel across the country to watch some summer ‘ball games

Travel across the country to watch some summer ‘ball games

Sophie Levine, Eastside Sports Editor
June 30, 2017
Filed under Professional Sports, Showcase, Sports

Throughout the United States, there are many ballparks that are unique in their own way. As many families travel around the country in the summer, it’s fun to scope out the nearest ballpark wherever you happen to be visiting. Whether your visit is to catch a game or take a tour of the stadium, it ...

Each NBA team should sign these free agents

Each NBA team should sign these free agents

Adam Aaronson, Eastside Staff
June 26, 2017
Filed under Professional Sports, Sports

On July 1, the bonanza known as NBA Free Agency begins, where players with expired contracts are courted by teams to sign for massive sums of money. This year’s class of free agents is headlined by Chris Paul, Gordon Hayward, Kyle Lowry and Blake Griffin, but also has many other players who aren’t...

Five players to watch in the NBA Summer League

Five players to watch in the NBA Summer League

Adam Aaronson, Eastside Staff
June 25, 2017
Filed under Professional Sports

The NBA has the best offseason of any sport in the world. First comes the draft, which is always fantastic. Then comes the chaotic frenzy called free agency. And as free agency begins, the Summer League comes around. The Summer League is where each franchise puts together a team of their young players, ...

Five steals of the 2017 NBA Draft

Five steals of the 2017 NBA Draft

Adam Aaronson, Eastside Staff
June 25, 2017
Filed under Professional Sports

After every NBA Draft, a common thing to look for is steals. That meaning, what players fell much later in the draft than they should have? Which late selections will provide a big impact for their team? When looking at the current landscape of the NBA, it’s easy to see why steals are so important...

Bulls and Timberwolves blockbuster trade sends Butler to Minnesota

Bulls and Timberwolves blockbuster trade sends Butler to Minnesota

Adam Aaronson, Eastside Staff
June 24, 2017
Filed under Professional Sports

For more than a year, Chicago Bulls star Jimmy Butler has been the center of trade rumors, and at the beginning of Thursday night’s NBA Draft, they finally came to fruition. Butler was traded along with the 16th pick to the Minnesota Timberwolves for Kris Dunn, Zach Lavine and the seventh pick. Th...

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