Phillies Announcer Tom McCarthy Bumped to NFL on CBS’s Main Game

Philadelphia Phillies TV broadcaster Tom McCarthy is getting called out of the bullpen. McCarthy has been tapped by CBS Sports to do the play-by-play of the NFL on CBS aside Tony Romo. That’s CBS’s Game of the Week with their top crew.

McCarthy is no stranger to calling football games. The TV voice of the Phillies calls NFL games for CBS and Westwood One. He’s really good at it too.

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New Year’s Resolutions for the Philly Sports Teams

Ah, New Year’s resolutions.

Like the Mummers, it’s a mindless tradition where we try to convince ourselves that we will “be better” during the calendar year. Something like 7% of the people actually go through with their resolutions, the rest of us, we just “screw it” and forget about the gym by February 1.

It’s only fair to create New Year’s resolutions for the four major Philadelphia sports teams. What’s serious and what’s just for fun…that’s for you to decide.

Let’s get started!

Howie Roseman Vows Not to Trade the Birds’ 1st Round Picks and Will Use All of Them

In a break from character, Eagles GM Howie Roseman goes on the record that he will not trade anyone the Birds’ three first round picks. He tells the media that he will use all of them to build the team. Owner Jeffery Lurie and head coach Nick Sirianni aren’t sold and decide to lock Roseman in the broom closet during the draft.

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