I'm Dave Weinberg and I'm a writer/columnist for 97.3espn.com. I recently completed my 27th season as an Eagles beat writer for The Press of Atlantic City, where I worked for 34 years. I also covering boxing, MMA and various other sports, in addition to writing a twice-weekly column entitled Extra Points. You can also find my work on my blog Dave Weinberg's Extra Points. I'm a Cape May native who grew up with sand in my shoes and waves in my heart.
Extra Points: 30 Years Ago, Holyfield-Foreman Happened
Monday marks the 30th anniversary of one of Atlantic City's most epic fights.
Extra Points: Women’s Boxing Champion Shields Set to Make MMA Debut in Atlantic City
Claressa Shields, a three-division champion and two-time Olympic gold medalist, will be making her MMA debut in Atlantic City on June 10.
Extra Points: What A Time To Be A Sports Fan
What a time to be a sports fan says Dave Weinberg, who explains inside.
Extra Points: Eagles Making Another Draft Gamble
Rather than add a potentially dynamic playmaker to help Jalen Hurts, Howie Roseman opted to trade the No. 6 overall pick in the NFL draft to Miami for No. 12
Extra Points: Millville’s LaManna set for title fight May 1
Millville Boxer Thomas LaManna has been fighting for a decade in hopes of getting an opportunity to become world champion; He'll finally get that chance May 1st.
Extra Points: No Bracket to Bust This Year
Dave Weinberg didn't fill out a March Madness bracket this year, marking the first time in at least 30 years that he didn't spend the first weekend of the NCAA Tournament cursing when a buzzer-beating three-pointer knocked out one of his Final Four teams in the first or second round.
Extra Points: Eagles, Golf, Shamrock Shake Part of St. Patrick’s Day
The new NFL league year began on St. Patty's Day, which was an eventful day for the Eagles and Dave Weinberg.
Extra Points: Eagles Graham, Kelce Have Staying Power
Loyalty and longevity are rare in Philadelphia sports nowadays. Eagles' Brandon Graham and Jason Kelce are on pace to join an exclusive Philly fraternity
Extra Points: Red was Color of Choice for Some Golfers Sunday
A lot of professional golfers were sporting red and black attire on Sunday in support of Tiger Woods, who is recovering from serious leg injuries suffered in a car accident last week.
Extra Points: Trump Plaza Implosion Marked End of An Era in A.C. Boxing
Trump Plaza hit the canvas in a matter of seconds last Wednesday morning, dropping faster than Michael Spinks did against Mike Tyson at nearby Boardwalk Hall 31 years ago.