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First sign that the XFL is thinking about Philadelphia

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First sign that the XFL is thinking about Philadelphia

Let the XFL to Philadelphia hype train begin.

While Philadelphia is not going to be one of the eight cities to have a team in the league’s first season in 2020, could the City of Brotherly Love someday host XFL football?

Here’s what we found.

According to Domain Name Wire, a website dedicated to website domain name news and investing, Philadelphia was on a shortlist of 21 cities that had domain names claimed with XFL naming conventions.

According to the article, PhiladelphiaXFL.com, XFLPhiladelphia.com and a shorter domain, perhaps XFLPhilly.com were all recently registered. A check of GoDaddy.com’s domain name availability confirms that all three domains are indeed taken.

So what does this mean?

Honestly, probably nothing, but it's fun to wonder. Philadelphia is one of the best sports cities in America and we’re sure Vincent Kennedy McMahon would love to bring his brand of football to our city. If the league has success in its second stint, maybe it could be an option. It certainly makes sense for the XFL to prepare beyond the eight cities they announced yesterday in case the league has success and wants to rapidly expand in the near future.

I think that since the league takes place in the spring that Philadelphia could, and would, embrace an XFL team for their five home games as a fun, and perhaps, a sarcastic alternative to the city’s favorite sport. As for now, we’ll have to see how the league does in 2020 and look for any more signs that a team could be coming our way.

Did the Flyers just troll the Eagles on social media?

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Did the Flyers just troll the Eagles on social media?

The Eagles have been quite the disappointment this season, with the latest being their atrocious 37-31 loss to the Dolphins on Sunday in South Florida. And with disappointments come possible troll jobs? 

As the clock wound down and fans became increasingly exasperated with the team, social media anger started to build and it looks like one fellow Philadelphia team may have added just an oh-so-subtle jab in there.

As the 37-31 score went final, the Flyers sent out quite the interesting reminder of their impressive record this November. It seems like they don’t want fans to forget that they are NOT part of the teams that have been disappointing this city. 

You have to admit, the timing is a bit suspicious. 


Fans certainly seem to think that the Flyers are trolling the Eagles with their post, based on the replies. 

https://twitter.com/sluongo19/status/1201252463703154688 https://twitter.com/btcs41/status/1201252665977720837

We love a little friendly fire between the Philadelphia sports teams, if this is a true troll job. Or maybe it’s just a conveniently scheduled tweet by the Flyers' social media team. 

You be the judge. 

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Eagles social media exposed Orlando Scandrick in the best way

Eagles social media exposed Orlando Scandrick in the best way

Updated: 6:35 p.m.

Oh boy.

Things have gotten wild over in the Eagles' world today, beginning with former Eagles cornerback Orlando Scandrick torching almost everyone on his old team on FS1’s “Undisputed” this morning (see story).

Then, Malcolm Jenkins clapped back at Scandrick in NSFW fashion to essentially dismiss the claims by Scandrick, to which Scandrick then responded on Colin Cowherd’s show that he essentially “wasn’t attacking anyone personally”(see story).

And so, after a morning of ping-ponging back and forth, we have the ultimate response, from the team itself.

The Eagles social media account offically weighed in in the most brilliant way. Actions speak louder than words, Scandrick, and you can't run from history.

Well damn, they really just exposed Scandrick. I mean, how do you come back from being shredded by both Jenkins and a professional NFL team?

So long Scandrick, you won’t be missed.

Jenkins himself apparently liked the tweet, too ... he had a very interesting quote tweet.



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