The Nest’s Northeast NFL Week 14 picks

It seems a little late in the season to start making picks, but hey, at least we won’t be able to get as many wrong now. Michael, Dom, Chad and I will be making selections for the rest of the NFL season starting today through the Super Bowl. We may or may not have placed a wager on who will get the most correct, so … Continue reading The Nest’s Northeast NFL Week 14 picks

Northeast NFL Week 13 Recap

Yesterday’s NFC East tilt between the Washington Redskins and Philadelphia Eagles was the only game Northeast teams were pitted against one another. Carson Wentz passed for 306 yards and two touchdowns to lead the Eagles (6-6) to a 28-13 victory over the Redskins at Lincoln Financial Field in Philadelphia. It’s Philadelphia’s first back-to-back win of the season and keeps their division title hopes alive. Zach … Continue reading Northeast NFL Week 13 Recap

Offseason Update: Pittsburgh Pirates

2018 Record: 82-79 (4th in NL Central) After trading Andrew McCutchen and Gerrit Cole last winter, the Pirates finished above .500 for the first time since 2015, but still found themselves fourth in their division and nine games back from a playoff spot. Outfielder Corey Dickerson was a bright spot, batting .300 with a 3.8 WAR in his first season with Pittsburgh.  They began the … Continue reading Offseason Update: Pittsburgh Pirates

Offseason Update: Philadelphia Phillies

2018 Record: 80-82 (3rd in NL East) The 2018 Philadelphia Phillies season was a roller coaster to say the least. Opening weekend against the Braves, newly hired manager Gabe Kapler took out Aaron Nola after just 68 pitches. He then made 682 pitching changes in three games. During one of those pitching changes he called to the bullpen with no one warming up. Just like Philly … Continue reading Offseason Update: Philadelphia Phillies

Offseason Update: Boston Red Sox

“THE REIGNING, DEFENDING…WORLD SERIES CHAMPIONS!!!” 2018 Record:  108-54 (1st in AL East) Result: World Series Champions Led by AL MVP Mookie Betts and triple crown threat J.D. Martinez, the Boston Red Sox had the most potent offense in the Major Leagues in 2018, averaging 5.4 runs per game.  Their incredible hitting along with a solid pitching staff featuring Chris Sale and David Price translated to … Continue reading Offseason Update: Boston Red Sox

Northeast NFL Week 12 Recap

The eight Northeast NFL teams went a combined 4-4 this week. The Washington Redskins played on Thanksgiving, losing 31-23 to the Dallas Cowboys in an NFC East game at AT&T Stadium in Arlington, Texas. Washington held a 13-10 lead after Trey Quinn caught a 10-yard touchdown from Colt McCoy with 9:02 left in the third. Amari Cooper then caught 40-yard and 90-yard touchdown receptions from … Continue reading Northeast NFL Week 12 Recap

NBA in the Northeast: Sixers lead the way

The NBA season is about 20 games underway. Yes, it’s too early to decide who will be in the playoffs at the end of the season, but it’s not looking good for three of the five Northeast teams. Injuries, inexperience and chemistry issues can be blamed.The Brooklyn Nets caught a break when leading scorer Caris LeVert’s gruesome injury was less serious than it looked, but … Continue reading NBA in the Northeast: Sixers lead the way

Will the Eagles suffer a Super Bowl hangover?

Written August 14, 2018 The Philadelphia Eagles finally brought the Lombardi Trophy back to the City of Brotherly Love last season. The 41-33 victory over the New England Patriots gave the Eagles their first Super Bowl in team history, eliminating them from the infamous list of teams that have never won the Big Game: the Cincinnati Bengals, Buffalo Bills, Cleveland Browns, Arizona Cardinals, Los Angeles Chargers, … Continue reading Will the Eagles suffer a Super Bowl hangover?