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After that weekend beatdown of the Giants, the Eagles are one step away from a return trip to the Super Bowl, but their NFC Championship game opponent is pretty good. Expect plenty of talk about the 49ers-Eagles matchup and lots of great football chat in general courtesy a visit from the "invincible" one, Vince Papale! Meanwhile, the Sixers are bac…
 
For the third time in seven weeks, the Eagles will battle the New York Giants -- but this time it's an NFL Divisional Round playoff game. Expect plenty of discussion about that big game on this week's Philly Pressbox Radio show, plus Sixers, Flyers and Phillies talk, too. Our guests: former Phils second baseman MICKEY MORANDINI and Philadelphia Spo…
 
The Eagles are the top seed in the conference and have earned an appreciated first-round playoff bye, but are they a legitimate Super Bowl contender? Not everyone thinks they are! We discuss that and much more this week with Bleeding Green Nation's BRANDON LEE GOWTON! Sixers and Flyers talk, too, and Bill, "Boop" and Chet make their Wild Card Weeke…
 
The Eagles are still gonna get that first-round bye, right? Right? Lots of Eagles talk on our first Philly Pressbox Radio show of 2023 but we won't forget about the Sixers and Phillies... or the suddenly surging Flyers! Our guest is a great Philly journalist who can provide great insight about all of that. It's always fun to have KEVIN COONEY on th…
 
Is it possible that the Eagles' loss to the Cowboys was actually a good thing? We discuss that possibility on this week's Philly Pressbox Radio show and review some of the highs and lows on the Philly sports scene in 2022 with help from former longtime Inquirer sports columnist Frank Fitzpatrick. (**Well, we tried -- Frank had some technical issues…
 
This week's show themes: Eagles-Cowboys and ... kindness? Yep, the Birds are 13-1 and heading to Dallas for a Christmas Eve showdown with the Cowboys but may not have Jalen Hurts available due to a shoulder sprain. We talk all-things Birds with former Eagles receiver "Arkansas Fred" Barnett! Our second guest is the author of a great new book, out j…
 
Are we excited about this week's show? Heck yeah we are! The Eagles are 12-1 and we have a Hall of Fame journalist back on Philly Pressbox Radio for the first time since he officially retired last spring, the great RAY DIDINGER. Lots of Eagles talk with Ray, plus he tells us how he watches Sunday football games now that he doesn't have to go to the…
 
The Eagles keep on rolling -- 11-1 now, with a battle at the Meadowlands against the Giants up next. Lots of Birds talk on this week show, including an Eagles-Giants preview, plus Sixers and Phillies talk -- who isn't excited about the Phils signing Trea Turner? Wow.. We get help from a couple of great guests: Philadelphia Inquirer Sixers beat writ…
 
The Eagles have improved to 10-1, the 76ers are on a mini-winning streak, Team USA advanced to the World Cup's Round of 16 ... heck, even the Flyers finally snapped a long losing skid! All of that gets addressed on this week's Philly Pressbox Radio show with a couple of great guests stopping by: SportsRadio WIP's JAMES SELTZER and sports artist JOR…
 
The Eagles somehow snagged a victory in Indy on Sunday. Meanwhile, the 76ers keep losing players to injury and now welcome a certain former No. 1 overall pick back to Philly. We talk all-things-Sixers with the team's long-time radio voice, Tom McGinnis, in a special Tuesday evening show! Of course, Bill Furman, Jim "Chet" Chesko and Bob Vetrone Jr.…
 
Any thoughts of an undefeated Eagles season went out the door with a loud crash Monday night. Now what? Lots of Birds talk on this week's Philly Pressbox Radio show as former Eagles beat writer MARK ECKEL makes a return visit. We cover the Sixers, Flyers and Phillies, too, of course ... and Bill, Chet and "Boop" make their Week 11 NFC predictions.…
 
Well, the Phillies and Union both came up a bit short, but the Eagles are still unbeaten! Also, the Philadelphia Sports Hall of Fame last week inducted several new members and hosted a wonderful banquet; the Hall's treasurer, Mike Conroy, visits the show to talk about the Hall and the current Philly spors scene. Plus, you'll see Chet's interviews w…
 
This week's show serves as something of a pregame show for Wednesday evening's World Series Game 5 between the Astros and host Phillies ... and a celebration of the undefeated Eagles. We can also celebrate the Union advancing to Saturday's MLS Cup final in Los Angeles and the upcoming 10th Anniversary of the Barkann Foundation Healing Hearts Founda…
 
With the Phillies heading to Houston for the World Series and the Eagles looking to stay unbeaten, we're in a festive mood this week! Visiting Philly Pressbox Radio for the first time is The Athletic's Eagles beat reporter ZACH BERMAN; can the Birds keep it going? We squeeze in some Flyers and 76ers talk, too, and Bill, "Boop" and "Chet" make their…
 
What a great time on the Philadelphia sports scene with the Phillies in the NLCS, the Eagles a perfect 6-0, and the Flyers and Sixers having just started their seasons. We talk about all of that on this week's Philly Pressbox Radio show, with some help from long-time 76ers reporter DEI LYNAM. Plus, Bill, "Boop" and "Chet" make their picks for some …
 
This week's show comes your away just ahead of the Phillies-Braves rain-delayed NLDS Game 2... a night before the Flyers open their 2022-23 season ... and four days prior to a Sunday night Eagles-Cowboys battle at the Linc, the Birds looking to remain unbeaten. A couple of terrific guests join Bill Furman and Jim "Chet" Chesko to talk about all of …
 
What a time to be a Philadelphia sports fan! The Eagles are the NFL's only undefeated team heading into Week 5, the Phillies are heading to the postseason for the first time in 11 years, and the Sixers are inching closer to starting a much-anticipated new season. Oh, the PSU Nittany Lions are still unbeaten, too! With "Chet" off this week, Philly P…
 
Will the Eagles ever lose a game? Can the Phillies get back on track? (Please?) Lots of Birds and Phils talk on this week's Philly Pressbox Radio show, but we sneak in some Flyers and 76ers discussion, too, now that both have opened training camp. We have a great first-time visitor on the show -- the "MacMan," JODY McDONALD, from SportsRadio 44 WIP…
 
The Eagles (yay!) and Phillies (c'mon, guys!) get most of the focus, but we squeeze in some Flyers, Sixers and Penn State football talk too, this week. Evan Macy, sports editor of Philly Voice, makes his first visit to Philly Pressbox Radio -- always great to welcome a newcomer to the show! Plus, Bill Furman, Jim "Chet" Chesko and Bob Vetrone Jr. (…
 
Another Eagles season is under way (hey, a win is a win!) and now the Birds are preparing for their home opener -- a Monday Night Football matchup against the 1-0 Minnesota Vikings. On a special Thursday show this week, we talk with longtime Eagles reporter PAUL DOMOWITCH (writing these days for The 33rd Team and Philadelphia magazine) and St. Jame…
 
Another jam-packed show this week! Long-time radio voice of the Eagles, Merrill Reese visits to help us preview the Birds' 2022 season, plus Bob Vetrone Jr. stops by: "Boop," Bill Furman and Jim "Chet" Chesko make their official Eagles predictions. We also talk about the suddenly struggling Phillies ... and unveil our new additions to the Philly Pr…
 
Phillies talk, of course, but we also have loads of football talk on this week's show! Bleeding Green Nation's Brandon Lee Gowton visits to discuss the outlook for the 2022 Eagles ... and Penn State radio play-by-play man extraoridinaire Steve Jones stops by to help us preview the Nittany Lions' football season. (We are postponing our PPBR Hall of …
 
On this week's show, Bill and Chet unveil the 2022 nominees for Philly Pressbox Radio's Hall of Fame -- it's our ninth year of adding to our Hall! There's also a whole bunch of Phillies and Eagles talk and a great visit from David Uosikkinen, the drummer of The Hooters and Smash Palace and the man behind the Songs In the Pocket music project -- Dav…
 
Another fun show this week: Baseball talk with Phillies Nation's Tim Kelly and Phils radio analyst Larry Andersen, plus Bill and Chet give their take on the Eagles' preseason opener and the NBA's decision to retire Bill Russell's No. 6 uniform number. Oh, WMMR's Jacky BamBam makes a cameo appearance, too! (Note: Our Philly Pressbox Radio Hall of Fa…
 
It's been quite a week on the Philly sports scene, with the Phillies catching fire and improving their playoff prospects ... and the organization hosting a Wall of Fame weekend that included a controversial visit by hits king Pete Rose. Plus, the Eagles welcomed fans to the Linc Sunday evening ahead of their Friday preseason opener and Dick Vermeil…
 
A jam-packed Philly Pressbox Radio show this week! We talk lots of Eagles football with former Birds star running back Brian Westbrook, plus B-West and Philadelphia sports journalist Lesley Van Arsdall tell us about their brand new children's book, "The Mouse Who Played Football." In addition, we talk about the Phillies' trade-deadline moves with f…
 
We always enjoy when Philadelphia Inquirer award-winning sports journalist MIKE SIELSKI visits the show! Potential topics for this week include the up-and-down Phillies, the pros and cons of the Sixers building a new arena for the team in Center City, the Flyers' less-than-thrilling offseason, and what to watch for as the Eagles open training camp.…
 
We've been doing our Philly Pressbox Radio show for 8+ years, and we're doing show #400 at the fabulous Irish Rover in Langhorne, PA. Bill Furman and Jim "Chet" Chesko are the co-hosts but we get some help this time around from Edge of Philly Sports Network founders "Big Al" Zaffiri and Joey Sheeran. Lots of Philly sports talk plus giveaways, chanc…
 
This week, former Philadelphia Daily News sportswriter ED BARKOWITZ joins Bill and Chet to cover all of the pressing issues on the Philly sports scene. Can the Phillies stay in the playoff picture with so many injuries? How are we feeling about the Eagles as training camp approaches? Did the Flyers make a mistake in doing that controversial trade f…
 
It was 29 years ago this week that Kevin Stocker made his MLB debut with that memorable 1993 Phillies team. Now, the former shortstop and current radio sports analyst joins Bill and Chet to talk Phillies and more. (Of course, Kevin tells a Lenny Dykstra story!) We mix in some Eagles and Sixers talk. too, and -- for the heck of it -- a look back at …
 
Can the Phillies still contend for a spot in the postseason without their MVP? Bill and Chet talk about the Phils' outlook in the wake of the Bryce Harper injury, plus we discuss the Flyers with HockeyBuzz.com's Bill Meltzer. What does Bill think about the hiring of John Tortorella as new head coach and what other moves might the Flyers make to bec…
 
There's always plenty to talk about on the Philly sports scene, and this week Bill and Chet are joined by former Philly sports anchor Neil Hartman, who these days runs Rowan University's Center for Sports Communication. Plus, we welcome 80-year-old Ray Loewe, a U.S. Masters All-American swimmer, aka "The Luckiest Guy in the World" and host of the w…
 
A special Tuesday episode of Philly Pressbox Radio! Edge of Philly Sports' Joey Sheeran makes a return visit to the show to talk about the Philadelphia sports scene with Bill and Chet, plus we have part two of a terrific interview with Phillies PA man extraordinaire Dan Baker. Also, Chet reviews the new Adam Sandler basketball movie, "Hustle," that…
 
Phils, Sixers and Eagles talk on this week's Philly Pressbox Radio Roundtable! Joining Bill and Chet for that: Phillies public-address announcer Dan Baker, who's celebrating his 50th season behind the mic, and Bucks County Courier TImes sports columnist Tom Moore. Plus, Chet offers up some Father's Day gift ideas for Philly sports-loving dads!…
 
The month of May was a rough one for the Phillies -- maybe June will bring better results! Hey, at the very least there are some cool promotions and giveaways at the ballpark this summer. We get the scoop on those -- and the outlook for the Phils -- as Phillies Director of Fun & Games JOHN BRAZER visits Philly Pressbox Radio. Bill Furman and Jim "C…
 
Lots of baseball talk this week as Phillies Nation founder Brian Michael joins Bill and Chet. There have been some irritatin losses lately, but ... with a more favorable schedule in June, will the Phils finally get back on the good side of .500? Also, this week ... more talk about the soon-to-be retired Ray Didinger, the Eagles' offseason and ... w…
 
This week's Philly Pressbox Radio show is a special one ... live from Lincoln Financial Field! Eagles Insider Dave Spadaro stops by to talk about the Birds' draft picks and other offseason additions, we get a visit from Eagles great Troy Vincent (as he and wife Tommi are honored as Advocates of the Year at the Women Against Abuse "Dish It Up" event…
 
Not a lot podcasts have TWO Hall of Famers on one episode, but we do! Yes, Philly Pressbox Radio welcomes Pro Football Hall of Fame writer RAY DIDINGER and Baseball Hall of Fame J.G. Taylor Spink Award winner PAUL HAGEN. They join Bill Furman and Jim "Chet" Chesko to talk Eagles, Phillies and backs-against-the-wall Sixers! You can expect most of ou…
 
The Eagles' 2022 draft is getting very positive reviews for the most part. Does Bleeding Green Nation's Brandon Lee Gowton agree? BGN joins Bill and Chet to discuss the guys the Birds selected in last week's draft, the big trade for receiver AJ Brown, and what lies ahead. We also discuss the Sixers-Heat playoff series: Do the 76ers have a shot give…
 
Are you worried, Sixers fans? Ugggh! On this week's show, Bill Furman and Jim "Chet" Chesko talk about the 76ers' bid to avoid making NBA history (you know the deal!), but there's also Phillies talk and -- front and center -- our NFL Draft preview! Guests are former long-time Eagles beat writer MARK ECKEL and former Comcast SportsNet Phillies repor…
 
Eagles, Sixers and Phillies talk on this week's Philly Pressbox Radio show! Guests are Eagles legend and NFL Executive VP in Charge of Football Operations TROY VINCENT, Women Against Abuse Executive Director JOANNA OTERO-CRUZ and WIP/High Hopes co-host JACK FRITZ. In addition to football talk, Troy and Joanna tell us about next month's "Dish It Up"…
 
The Sixers are preparing for an opening-round playoff series against the Raptors and the Phillies are heading out on their first road trip of the new baseball season, hoping the bats will come alive. Joining Bill and Chet on Philly Pressbox Radio to talk about those topics and more are Inquirer.com Sixers beat writer KEITH POMPEY and former Inquire…
 
So much to talk about this week! The Eagles pulled off a blockbuster draft-picks swap with the Saints, the NFL Draft is just three weeks away, the Phillies are set to open the 2022 baseball season, and the Sixers are down to their final few regular-season games and gearing up for the playoffs. Joining Bill and Chet to talk about all of that this we…
 
This week's Philly Pressbox Radio show focuses on the Phillies and Sixers, with two first-time guests visiting with Bill and Chet. We talk all-things Phillies with new beat writer ALEX COFFEY from the Inquirer. (Welcome to Philly, Alex!) Plus, you know that "1-2-3-4-5-Sixers" song that you hear after every victory? It's actually called "Here Come t…
 
So much to talk about on the Philadelphia sports scene! This week, we're joined by Flyers P.A. man extraordinaire LOU NOLAN as he celebrates his 50th year behind the mike to talk about all-things Orange & Black, including the recent trade of long-time captain Claude Giroux and what's needed to turn the team's fortunes around. Plus, KAYLA SANTIAGO, …
 
Hey, we're gonna have a baseball season -- and Kyle Schwarber is a Phillie! We talk about the outlook for the 2022 Phillies as radio play-by-voice Scott Franzke and WIP producer and weekend host James Seltzer visit Philly Pressbox Radio. James also discusses the Sixers and Eagles (free-agent moves, etc.) with Bill Furman and Jim "Chet" Chesko and p…
 
WIP's Glen Macnow joins Bill and Chet to give us his take on the new-look 76ers and the rest of the Philly sports scene as well as the ongoing MLB lockout. Are the Sixers legitimate NBA title contenders? Will the "dead rot" Flyers (Glen's words!) ever be good again? What are the offseason needs of the Eagles? We also have a follow-up chat about las…
 
The Sixers are the talk of the town right now and this week's Philly Pressbox Radio will devote plenty of time to the new-look 76ers, but there's also a visit from long-time Flyers reporter Sam Carchidi, who recently began writing for Philly Hockey Now. Perhaps Sam can figure out what the Flyers need to do to become relevant again! Plus, Bill and C…
 
A couple of great guests again this week! 76ers play-by-play broadcaster Kate Scott visits to talk all-things Sixers and tell us how she's enjoying her first season in Philadelphia. Plus, we get an update on the MLB lockout and how this year's Phils might look as Phillies Nation editor Tim Kelly joins us. (Bill Furman and Jim "Chet" Chesko have co-…
 
With James Harden officially a 76er, can the team truly compete for an NBA title this season and/or next? We discuss that and much more with long-time Sixers insider Dei Lynam. Plus, Bill and Chet reflect on Super Bowl LVI (congrats to the L.A. Rams) and Dick Vermeil officially being named a Pro Football Hall of Fame 2022 inductee. We also squeeze …
 
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