Sporticounveiled their annual list of professional sports team valuations on Tuesday. The Philadelphia Eagles make the Top Ten of most valuable NFL franchises and the Top Fifteen of North American sports teams.
The Birds ranked ninth with a value of $4.7 billion. That’s BILLION, with a capital B.
Jeffrey Lurie bought the franchise from idiot Norman Braman in 1994 for a cool $185 million. That’s not a bad investment!
The Eagles also saw their value increase from the previous year. The Eagles value shot up 21% from 2021 to 2022.
The average NFL franchise valuation is now above $4 billion a year. The average team saw an 18% increase in year over prior.
An exciting day in the world of baseball ended on a sad note Tuesday night. The Los Angeles Dodgers announced that longtime voice of the franchise Vin Scully passed away. The legendary Scully was 94-years old.
Scully joined the Dodgers organization in 1950 when the team still resided in Brooklyn, New York. He called games for 67-seasons, retiring after the 2016 season. No other announcer has come close to Scully’s tenure with one organization.
The Philadelphia Fire Department is currently engaged in firefighting operations at Jim’s Steaks on South Street. The fire is currently at a 2nd alarm with exterior attack only due to the conditions of the structure.
The evacuation order was given by battalion chief 4 at 1053 hours.
The Philadelphia Flyers announced the re-signing of restricted free agent Owen Tippett. The two-year deal is worth an average annual value (AAV) of $1.5 million.Tippett was acquired by the Flyers on March 19 from Florida as part of the Claude Giroux trade.
The 23-year old recorded seven points (4G, 3A), averaged just over 15-minutes of ice time a game in 21-games with the Orange and Black.
As first reported months ago by Crossing Broad, SportsRadio 94 WIP has tabbed the Philadelphia Inquirer’s Mike Sielski and Jody McDonald to partner with Glen Macnow on the weekends. Sielski will join Macnow on Saturday’s and McDonald will take the Sunday shift.
Here’s the annoucement by Macnow on Thurday morning’s WIP Morning Show:
The Philadelphia 76ers made the return of James Harden official on Monday night. Or as they put it, officially official .
Harden, 32, was acquired by the Sixers in February from the Brooklyn Nets in a deal that sent Ben Simmons to Brooklyn. “The Beard” averaged 21.0 points, 10.5 assists, and 7.1 rebounds in 21-games with the Sixers.
The 10-time NBA All-Star took less money to return to Philadelphia. He spoke about why in the Sixers’ official release.