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NBC Sports Philadelphia, NBC10 and AAA's Successful 'Road to Victory' Bus Tours Hits the Streets Ahead of Sunday's Super Bowl


NBC Sports Philadelphia, NBC10 and AAA's Successful 'Road to Victory' Bus Tours Hits the Streets Ahead of Sunday's Super Bowl

PHILADELPHIA- (January 31, 2018) – NBC Sports Philadelphia and NBC10’s “Road To Victory” Bus returns to the streets of Philadelphia area this Thursday, ahead of the Eagles Super Bowl game against the Patriots.  The bus, driven by AAA, has made stops all over the Delaware Valley during the Eagles’ playoff run with thousands of well wishes and good cheer sent on behalf of fans to the favorite team.

The bus returns this week with stops Thursday through Saturday.  Fans can come out, sign the bus and receive some great items to help them get in the Super Bowl spirit. 

Special guest appearances by former Eagles David Akers will take place on Saturday at AAA store in Willow Grove.

Fans can check the “Road to Victory Bus” locations by following @NBCSPhilly and @NBC10. The bus also has its own Twitter handle @Road2VictoryBus and will be live tweeting throughout its journey.

Current Schedule:

Thursday, February 1

11 a.m.            Comcast Center, 1701 JFK Blvd., Philadelphia

1:30 p.m.         AAA Store 1801 Market Street, Philadelphia

3 p.m.              Franklin Institute 222 N 20th St, Philadelphia

5 p.m.              The Field House 1150 Filbert Street, Philadelphia

6 p.m.              Blue Cross River Rink, 101 S. Christopher Columbus Blvd., Philadelphia

Friday, February 2

10:30 a.m.       The Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia, 10 Independence Mall, Philadelphia

Noon               Moorestown Mall 400 NJ-38, Moorestown, NJ

2 p.m.              Wawa - 602 Black Horse Pike in Mount Ephraim, NJ

6 p.m.              Xfinity Live, 1100 Pattison Avenue, Philadelphia, PA

Saturday, February 3

10 a.m.            AAA Store, 2506 W Moreland Rd, Willow Grove (appearance by David Akers)

2 p.m.              Eagles Pride Parade, State Street, Media, PA

4:30 p.m.         South Philly Neighborhoods Tour

NBC Sports Philadelphia has wall to wall coverage of the Philadelphia Eagles Super Bowl with extensive multiplatform coverage all week long. Michael Barkann, Derrick Gunn, Barrett Brooks, Dave Zangaro, Reuben Frank and a host of others will bring the sights and sounds of Super Bowl Week to Philadelphia fans, including press conferences, insider access and expert analysis. Philly Sports Talk and Quick Slants will air live weekdays from Minneapolis, with additional Mission LII programming all week long. Coverage on Super Bowl Sunday begins at 10 a.m., and continues throughout the day on NBC Sports Philadelphia and  Fans can follow @NBCSPhilly for added Eagles coverage on all social media platforms.

NBC10 will also have unrivalled coverage of the Philadelphia Eagles trip to Super Bowl LII including live reports from Minneapolis; “NBC10 Championship: We Want It,” a live news special airing daily at 7 p.m.; and “Eagles Road to Victory,” a live one-hour special on Saturday, Feb. 3, at 7 p.m. Coverage on Super Bowl Sunday will begin at 10 a.m. and continue all day. It will culminate with Super Bowl LII at 6 p.m., followed by the NBC hit drama “This Is Us,” NBC10 News at 11 p.m. and The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon Live. Viewers can visit or download the NBC10 App for the latest updates.

NBC Sports Philadelphia announces Mission LII multiplatform Eagles Super Bowl coverage


NBC Sports Philadelphia announces Mission LII multiplatform Eagles Super Bowl coverage

PHILADELPHIA- (January 26, 2017) – NBC Sports Philadelphia, The Official Pre and Postgame Station of the Philadelphia Eagles, continues to be the place to go for total Eagles coverage during Super Bowl Week. With extensive coverage from Minneapolis, and at home in Philadelphia, no team has the Eagles covered quite like NBC Sports Philadelphia.
The robust 24/7 multiplatform Eagles coverage includes multiple live shows from Minneapolis. Daily coverage will include press conferences, national guests, football experts, plus exclusive content on; including Philly Sports Talk and Quick Slants podcasts. For additional coverage and insight, follow @NBCSPhilly on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram and Snapchat.
Talent reporting from Minneapolis include Michael Barkann, Derrick Gunn, Barrett Brooks, John Clark, Reuben Frank, Ray Didinger and Seth Joyner. Several other special guests will bring viewers the sights and sounds of Super Bowl week, and the Eagles preparations for the Championship Game. 
The fun begins on Saturday when Quick Slant's crew of Derrick Gunn and Barrett Brooks head out for the 17-hour drive to Minneapolis, with a brief overnight stop. "The Adventures of Brooks and Gunn" can be followed on @NBCSPhilly's social media channels. 

NBC Sports Philadelphia Eagles Super Bowl Week Highlights

Follow @NBCSPhilly, and log onto
Philly Sports Talk: Monday through Friday at 5 p.m.
Quick Slants: Monday through Saturday at 6 p.m.
Mission LII: Monday through Saturday at 6:30 p.m.
Mission LII Sounding Off: Monday through Friday 11 p.m.
Super Bowl Sunday:
Eagles Pregame Live: 3:30 p.m.
Eagles Postgame Live: Immediately after the game ends
End Game: Midnight
NBC Sports Philadelphia+
Philly Sports Talk (replay): weeknights at 8 p.m.
Quick Slants (replay): weeknights at 9 p.m.
Mission LII (replay): weeknights at 9:30 p.m.

Exclusive Super Bowl coverage can be found on, and on the network’s social media channels including Facebook, Twitter, Instagram and Snapchat.  Each day, NBC Sports Philadelphia will host a Facebook Live with special guests from Minneapolis.

Programming Details:
Mission LII – Weekdays at 6:30 p.m.
Michael Barkann will host this 30 minute show which highlights the sights, sounds and adventures of Super Bowl week in Minneapolis.
Mission LII Flight Plan – Sunday at 8 p.m.
This two-hour special takes a look back at the Eagles season, and their road to Super Bowl LII.  Click here ( for a preview.
Mission LII Sounding Off weeknights at 11 p.m.
This hour-long show showcases the highlights of the day’s press conferences, including the always entertaining “Media Day”
Philly Sports Talk weekdays at 5 p.m.
Michael Barkann will host his long-running talk show from the Mall of America live each weekday from 5 – 6 p.m. featuring football experts from Philly and around the country.
Quick Slants weekdays at 6 p.m., Saturday at 6 p.m.
At 6 p.m. Derrick Gunn and Barrett Brooks take over as they break down the Eagles-Patriots game in this X’s and O’s driven program.
Super Bowl Sunday – Live coverage begins at 3:30 p.m.
NBC Sports Philadelphia will be live beginning at 3:30 p.m. with an expanded Super Bowl edition of Eagles Pregame Live with Michael Barkann, Ray Didinger, Barrett Brooks and Seth Joyner.  Immediately after the conclusion of the game, Eagles Postgame Live will hit the air.
NBC Sports Philadelphia+
Each evening from 8 p.m. until 10 p.m. weeknights, NBC Sports Philadelphia+ will replay Philly Sports Talk, Quick Slants and Mission LII.

NBC Sports Philadelphia looks back at life and career of Eric Lindros in 'The Case for 88'

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NBC Sports Philadelphia looks back at life and career of Eric Lindros in 'The Case for 88'

PHILADELPHIA — As the Flyers get ready to retire Eric Lindros’ jersey,  NBC Sports Philadelphia looks back at Eric’s life and career as a Philadelphia Flyer.  In addition to live coverage of his jersey retirement ceremony during Thursday’s game, NBC Sports Philadelphia will air “The Case for 88,” a look back at his storied career.
Earlier today, John Boruk posted a story to on Eric’s coming full circle in Philadelphia: Eric Lindros Coming Home
Lindros will have his No. 88 jersey retired on January 18, making him only the sixth player in Flyers history bestowed with such an honor. NBC Sports Philadelphia will have complete coverage of the ceremony. Coverage begins at 6:30 p.m. and can be streamed through or through the NBC Sports App.
The Case for 88
From the drama around him being drafted, the chaos surrounding his trade from the Nordiques to the Flyers, to his up and down career with the team, and ultimately his trade to the Rangers, “The Case for 88” covers it all. Lindros also reflects on his return to the Flyers during the 2012 Winter Classic Alumni Game, and his induction into the Flyers Hall of Fame in 2014.  We’ll hear from team executives and former players including former Flyers President, Jay Snider, former Flyers GMs Bob Clark and Russ Farwell, and teammates John Leclair, Mark Recchi and Keith Jones during the one-hour retrospective.
“The Case for 88” will air on the following dates and times

NBC Sports Philadelphia
Wednesday, January 17: 10 p.m. (Premiere)
Thursday, January 18: 11 a.m. & Midnight
Saturday, January 20: 5 p.m.
NBC Sports Philadelphia+
Wednesday, January 17:  2 a.m.
Friday, January 19: 9:30 p.m.
Preview here: The Case for 88