Pod: Goodbye Hank Aaron, Hello Nick Sirianni, and a Pop Quiz

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On this week’s edition of The Philly Frenetics Podcast, John and Joe address the Eagles’ new hire and the loss of a legend before Joe surprises John with a pop quiz on the happenings in sports in 2020.

The rundown:

• The guys talk briefly about the AFC and NFC Championship Games (1:21)

• John Reads The News™, featuring Joe’s brand new SOCCER MINUTE (5:18)

• The guys mourn the loss of Hank Aaron, baseball’s longtime home run king and one of the game’s true heroes, and to whom they lift a glass of Whatever it is They Are Drinking (8:47)

• The Eagles finally announced their new head coach, Indianapolis Colts offensive coordinator Nick Sirianni, and the guys are less than thrilled at the choice (15:10)

• Joe does not understand the hate for Josh McDaniels (22:34) and cites a prime example of why it may not be the best idea to disqualify somebody for backing out of a job (hint: his current boss)

• The guys chat about Duce Staley not getting the job (27:38)

• John is a jinx on the Flyers, the Sixers are fun, and Joel Embiid is a beast (33:44)

• The Baseball Hall of Fame voting results will be announced later tonight; the guys cast their own votes in the piece that was posted yesterday, but they briefly discuss their predictions for who may – or may not, as it were – be in the Class of 2021 (38:48)

• Joe quizzes John on his knowledge of what happened in sports in the year 2020; feel free to play along at home! (44:02)

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What a time to be alive; your Philadelphia Eagles are headed back to the Super Bowl!  The guys talk at length about Sunday's NFC Championship Game, including the 49ers quarterback debacle, where Haason Reddick's playoff performance ranks among Philadelphia's all-time greats, and the narratives that cropped up in the hours after the game; then, they chat briefly about the AFC title game (44:08) and the Sixers' recent run of good form (54:51). You can find The Philly Frenetics Podcast on Apple Podcasts, Google Podcasts, Amazon Music, Spotify, Stitcher, and more; you can also find us on Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram at @PhillyFrenetics and on the web at PhillyFrenetics.com. — This episode is sponsored by · Anchor: The easiest way to make a podcast. https://anchor.fm/app
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  2. The Giants Were Too Small; the Eagles are Headed to the NFC Championship Game
  3. Eagles-Giants III: The Divisional Playoffs; The Sixers and Flyers are Playing, Too!
  4. Jalen's Hurt, The Coronation of Lionel Messi, and the Frenetics Christmas Spectacular
  5. Trea Turner is (Going to Be) a Phillie; Jalen Hurts Should Be the NFL MVP Favorite

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