Busy Year For Philly Pressbox Radio (Chet’s Take, 1-4-18)

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A new year is under way, and it’s a pretty exciting time on the Philadelphia sports scene, with the Eagles heading to the postseason as the NFC’s No. 1 seed, the 76ers, Flyers and Phillies all heading in a positive direction thanks to some exciting young stars, and Jay Wright’s Villanova Wildcats again among the favorites to make it to …

The 2017 Eagles Will Finish… (Chet’s Take, 9-7-17)

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Predicting how a football season will go is never an easy thing to do. You never really know in advance how much a second-year quarterback might improve from his rookie season, how newly acquired free-agent wide receivers will adjust to their new home, how much of a contribution a first-round draft pick will make, or how good or bad all …

Philly Pressbox Radio Class of 2017 Hall of Fame Broadcaster Ballot

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    VOTING HAS ENDED!! Thanks to all that participated Philly Pressbox Radio Roundtable recently elected our 4th Hall of Fame class. The first three vote getters as selected by the fans were Roller Derby Hall of Famer Judy Arnold, Hockey Hall of Famer Mark Howe and Basketball Hall of Famer Moses Malone. Chet selected Phillies standout Dick Allen and …

Happy 3rd Birthday to Us! (Chet’s Take, 4-26-17)

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Can you believe it? It’s our birthday this week! Yes, the Philly Pressbox Radio Roundtable made its debut on April 30, 2014, with “sports junkie” Kevin McClure joining Bill Furman and yours truly on that very first show, and we’re now turning 3 years old.  Since that first episode, we’ve done more than 130 shows, having welcomed about 55 different …

Big Year for Philly Pressbox Radio! (Chet & Bill, 1-3-17)

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Well, 2016 was quite a year for us here at Philly Pressbox Radio. We did 47 weekly PPR Roundtable shows, which means we took only five Wednesdays off during the year. We had about 40 different guests visit us on the program. And, in October, we launched our very own website — more on that in a moment. If you …

DEAR SANTA… (CHET’S WISH LIST, 12-21-16)

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OK, we’re just days away from Christmas, and I’m still working on my shopping list. There are just so many gifts that I know would make a lot of people around here pretty happy! Let’s see, for Douggie and little Howie, I’m seeking a speedy wide receiver who can run a route and catch a football, a big offensive lineman, …

WELL-DESERVED: MERRILL REESE ENTERS EAGLES HALL (CHET’S TAKE, 11-30-16)

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The Eagles have been inconsistent as heck this season. We just never know which Birds team will show up from week to week. But there’s one guy that’s been the mark of consistency – not just THIS year, but for 40 seasons and counting now. That, of course, would be Eagles Radio Voice Merrill Reese, who on Monday (along with …