Your Wednesday Morning Roundup

We have a diagnosis for Markelle Fultz. It’s Thoracic Outlet Syndrome (TOC).

It’s a nerve/vein/artery compression issue that severely affects the neck and shoulder area, which is why Fultz hasn’t looked good shooting the ball. And with that, he’s out indefinitely.

But he could be back soon, per Woj:

That’s interesting. He’ll also rehab in Los Angeles.

Overall, this sounds like we may have found the definite problem that’s lasted a year and a half. But who knows if this is the end or just another part to a crazy saga.

As for the rest of the team, they take on Toronto tonight at 8 PM on NBC Sports Philadelphia and nationally on ESPN. There are some distractions when playing in Toronto, according to Jimmy Butler.

Also, check out a new episode of the Crossing Broadcast.

The Roundup:


The Phillies lost out on Patrick Corbin. He won’t be a Yankee either. Instead, he’ll be a member of the Washington Nationals. Sucks for him.

So with that, J.A. Happ is a target again. Also consider a trade with the Giants for Madison Bumgarner.


After Monday night’s win over the Redskins, Doug Pederson had his day-after press conference. The Birds are on a short week with the Cowboys coming up on Sunday.

A sad note: Derek Barnett’s brother died in a car crash back in Tennessee.


Chuck Fletcher arrived in Philadelphia:

And with that, the team hired Rick Wilson as an assistant coach. He worked with Dave Hakstol at North Dakota:


In college hoops, Penn crushed Miami (FL) 89-75 at home. The Quakers are 7-2 on the year, their best start since the 1994-95 season. Also, Bucknell hammered La Salle 92-79. The Explorers are still winless under Ashley Howard. Penn and La Salle play each other on Saturday.


In other sports news, the NHL has granted Seattle with an expansion franchise. They’ll begin play in 2021.

Speaking of hockey, Auston Matthews did this last night against Buffalo:

Former Clemson quarterback Kelly Bryant is transferring to Missouri.


In the news, Philadelphia has been named “City of the Year” by GQ.

George H. W. Bush’s funeral is today, and Bob Dole provided one of the more powerful moments this year:

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