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Beat writers fight at Eagles practice

Discussion in 'NFL Zone' started by sunbum, Sep 29, 2011.

  1. sunbum

    sunbum Well-Known Member

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    Has to be one of the funniest articles I read in awhile. I guess even the Philly Sports Media is bush league too!


    Beat writers fight at Eagles practice

    Updated Sep 28, 2011 5:41 PM ET
    A war of words on Twitter between two Philadelphia Eagles beat writers escalated into a physical altercation Wednesday, with one writer landing a punch to his counterpart's head.

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    Les Bowen of the Philadelphia Daily News and Jeff McLane of The Philadelphia Inquirer had to be separated by their peers at the Eagles practice facility, according to local sports radio personality and WCAU-TV contributor Howard Eskin.

    The two men were involved in a Twitter spat Tuesday, during which McLane called the elder Bowen an "old hack that hasn't broken a story in years."

    Bowen, who vowed on Twitter to handle his "business in person" landed a punch to McLane's head before the feuding beat writers were quickly broken up, according to Eskin.
  2. Sam I Am

    Sam I Am Unfriendly and Aloof!

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    Good stuff! :lmao2:

  3. vta

    vta The Proletariat

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    Nothing like a good punch to settle the issue of chump journalism.
  4. Idgit

    Idgit Ice up, son. Ice up! Staff Member

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    Seriously: is there any redeeming trait with anything associated with that franchise? Punks on the field, animal cruelty, a head coach who can't be distracted from his career to parent kids who desperately needed him, fans who vomit on children, batteries in snowballs, booing Santa at Christmas time, and beat reporters coming to blows over twitter fights. What a bunch of clowns.
  5. Sam I Am

    Sam I Am Unfriendly and Aloof!

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    Yeah, we get a laugh out of their misery. :laugh2:

  6. Biggems

    Biggems White and Nerdy

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    at least they dont have to worry about those hooligans up in Filthy rioting in the streets in celebration of a SB victory.....but then again, they always riot in the streets cause they are Filthydelphians.
  7. Duane

    Duane Well-Known Member

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    I would have given them some serious $$$ to kick Sal Pal's ***. I hate that guy.
  8. InmanRoshi

    InmanRoshi Zone Scribe

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    Seems like pretty standard Philly stuff. Probably the most openly hostile first world city I've ever spent time in. People just seem pissed off all the time.
  9. InmanRoshi

    InmanRoshi Zone Scribe

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  10. ThreeandOut

    ThreeandOut Well-Known Member

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    Not to mention the seven year old kid throwing rocks at the Giants bus (and the parent who would allow him to do this).

    IAMKING Benched

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    Hope a video follows soon. Beat writers fighting would be a funny reality show.
  12. newlander

    newlander Well-Known Member

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    ...you got it covered Idgit:lmao2: ........they suck and everything about them sucks.
  13. lurkercowboy

    lurkercowboy Well-Known Member

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    What are the possible matchups and odds if Dallas beat writers had a melee?
  14. newlander

    newlander Well-Known Member

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    ...Galloway....called a draw on account of wimpiness:laugh1:
  15. Doomsday101

    Doomsday101 Well-Known Member

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    Just don't mess with the queen of mean Jen. :laugh2:
  16. Risen Star

    Risen Star Likes Collector Zone Supporter

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    Knowing the Philly media very well, I'm surprised it was these two who ended up fighting.
  17. CowboysFanSince88

    CowboysFanSince88 Well-Known Member

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    I wonder what Sal's boyfriend look like-lol

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