Fitness Quest: Discussing the Localvore Movement with Holly Crow

Fitness Quest is a weekly column in which the journey of losing 90 pounds is chronicled online in hopes of helping other people as well as providing a catalyst for motivation. This week’s column features an interview with localvore and Juice Plus+ advocate, Holly Crow. Philadelphians may recognize her from the Flyers Wives Carnival, where she served…

Comcast Continues to Grow Monopoly

Jerrold Electrics gave birth to American Cable Systems in Tupelo, Mississippi in 1963. Ralph J. Roberts purchased the cable company, which had five channels and 150,000 subscribers, for $500,000. Six years later, the company incorporated in Philadelphia and rebranded itself as Comcast Corporation, a combination of the words communication and broadcast. Not long after, the company started growing into…

'So You Want to Start a Sports Blog'

That is what Mark Trible, a former Flyers blogger, wrote to me on Twitter the day I announced that I sold my passion project, FlyersFaithful.com. What follows is a cautionary tale inspired by those words that will hopefully prevent others from heading down this path. Four years ago, I started Flyers Faithful with the intention of providing a forum for some great writers I knew…

Two sleeping fans to rule them all

Two weeks ago, the 76ers were making headlines, but it had nothing to do with tanking, or Nerlens Noel’s potential return or even about how bad they were. OK, it sort of was about how bad they were. Yahoo claimed that the team was so bad that they were putting fans in the front row…

Former Jessica Redfield Intern Breaks Into the Bigs

Danielle Maslany is quickly making a name for herself in the world of sports reporting. In just a few years, she managed to work her way up from a Philadelphia-area blogger to a member of the Orlando Magic Web Team while making stops at ESPNU, Service Electric, Temple University’s OwlSports Update and the Philadelphia Flyers along the way….