Joseph Santoliquito

Joseph Santoliquito

Joseph Santoliquito is an award-winning sportswriter based in the Philadelphia area who has written feature stories for SI.com, ESPN.com, NFL.com, MLB.com, Deadspin and The Philadelphia Daily News. In 2006, he was nominated for an Emmy Award for a special project piece for ESPN.com called “Love at First Beep.” He is most noted for his award-winning ESPN.com feature on high school wrestler A.J. Detwiler in February 2006, which appeared on SportsCenter. In 2015, he was elected president of the Boxing Writers Association of America.

January 12, 2019

Eagles

Rookie Avonte Maddox's competitive nature helped him make immediate impact on Eagles' defense

Whether it was walking the three-block distance to kindergarten with his father each morning in Detroit, to eating, to lifting, to running. You name it, Avonte had to finish before everyone else did — primarily his dad.

January 11, 2019

Eagles

Sports betting with 'The Philly Godfather': Smart money likes Eagles to cover, and other NFL divisional round picks

The last time these teams played, the Saints were on fire, laying seven points against a banged-up Eagles’ defense. We’ll definitely have a ball game here. Everyone talking about a Saints’ Super Bowl better pump their brakes a little bit...

January 11, 2019

Eagles

Safety Blitz with Malcolm Jenkins: This Eagles team is different than last time we played Saints

“Well, we are a lot different and certainly have a lot more wins than when we played (New Orleans) last,” Jenkins said. “I think we have a better sense of our own identity since then. We’re a little healthier. I mean all of those things are on paper. When it comes to winning games, you have to perform.

January 4, 2019

Eagles

Safety Blitz with Malcolm Jenkins: 'Go ahead and doubt' the Eagles again — we love it

Malcolm Jenkins is a two-time Super Bowl champion and veteran NFL safety. Each week this season he'll sit down with PhillyVoice's Joe Santoliquito to bring you Safety Blitz.

January 4, 2019

Betting Odds

Sports betting with 'The Philly Godfather': The smart bet is against the Eagles on Wild Card Weekend

This is just a bad matchup for the Eagles, who are ranked No. 30 in the NFL with 3.9 yards per rushing attempt.

December 28, 2018

Betting Odds

Sports betting with 'The Philly Godfather': Take the Redskins to cover at home vs. Eagles

This is a tricky week, because in the final week of the season, it’s bizarro world, because you don’t know who is going to play a full game and who’s not. Just some advice to the guys out there, don’t go crazy betting these games this week, because you have a lot of times to bet during the playoffs and Super Bowl.

December 27, 2018

Eagles

Safety Blitz with Malcolm Jenkins: 'I’m sure we’ll be looking at the scoreboard'

  “We get in (the playoffs), we’ll be a dangerous team. Why? Because we have a Super Bowl pedigree and we have leaders like Malcolm (Jenkins) who won’t let us get down and will never quit. That’s why we’re in this spot right now. We’re still alive.”

December 22, 2018

Football

Gabe Infante steps down at St. Joseph’s Prep to take an assistant coaching job at Temple

There was a lot of skepticism when Gabe Infante arrived at St. Joseph’s Prep in 2010. He was the “interloper” for North Jersey who was supposed to be a “stepping stone coach” for the true head coach of the Hawks’ football program.

December 21, 2018

Betting Odds

Sports betting with 'The Philly Godfather': Smart money likes the 'hungry dog' Eagles at home this week

The Texans are playing an Eagles’ team playing for their playoff lives and are back to being a hungry dog. The Eagles should win this game.

December 20, 2018

Eagles

Safety Blitz with Malcolm Jenkins: 'The holiday season is always special to me'

This is a good time of year for Malcolm Jenkins — but it wasn’t always that way. The Pro Bowl safety and two-time Super Bowl champion is a December baby, whose birthday just so happens to be — drum roll, please — today, December 20.

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