Natalie’s Notes: ICYMI 5/13/18-5/18/18

The Supreme Court Overturned a 25 year old federal law prohibiting sports betting outside of Nevada.

  • New Jersey Senate and Assembly plan to hold votes on new legislation setting rules for regulation on June 7th.
  • New Jersey casinos and tracks would not be subject to a customary waiting period.
  • Several casinos and tracks are ready to take bets immediately.
  • Pennsylvania has no estimated date to begin but is “a step ahead” thanks to a bill signed by Gov. Tom Wolf, which authorizes sports gambling upon federal legislation.


  • Eagles defensive end Derek Barnett had sports hernia surgery after the season. He should be recovered and ready for training camp.
  • Eagles defensive end Brandon Graham had surgery on his right ankle after suffering a high ankle sprain on Christmas night against the Raiders. He could miss spring workouts but aims to be ready for training camp in July.
  • Sixers Forward Robert Covington had surgery on the extensor tendon of his left middle finger. He has immediate use of his hand and will wear a splint while recovering.

Phillies (25-16)

  • ½ a game out of 1st place in the NL East
  • 5th best record in MLB

Mets Series

  • Game 1- 5/11/18 Mets 3-Phillies 1 (Jake Arrieta: 7.1 IP, 5 H, 2 BB, 5 SO)
  • Game 2- 5/12/18 Rained Out. Will be made up Thursday, August 16th as part of a doubleheader.
  • Game 3-5/13/18 Phillies 4-Mets 2 (Aaron Nola: 6 IP, 9 H, 1 ER, 2 BB, 4 SO)

Orioles Series

  • Game 1- 5/15/18 Rained Out. Will be made up Thursday, July 12th.
  • Game 2- 5/16/18 Phillies 4-Orioles 1 (Nick Pivetta: 7 IP, 2 H, 1 ER, 1 BB, 11 SO *career high*)

Cardinals Series

  • Game 1- 5/17/18 Phillies 6-Cardinals 2 (Vince Velasquez: 6.1 IP, 5 H, 2 BB, 5 SO)
  • Game 2- 5/18/18 (Jake Arrieta,  8:15 PM on NBCS Philly)
  • Game 3- 5/19/18 (Zach Eflin, 2:15 PM on NBCS Philly)
  • Game 4- 5/20/18 (Aaron Nola, 2:15 on PM NBCS Philly)

Shortstop JP Crawford (strained forearm) will begin a rehab assignment next week with high-A Clearwater.

NBA Playoffs

Eastern Conference Finals: Boston Celtics vs. Cleveland Cavaliers (BOS leads 2-0)

  • Game 1- 5/13/18 Celtics 108-Cavs 83
  • Game 2- 5/15/18 Celtics 107-Cavs 94
  • Game 3- 5/19/18 8:30 PM ESPN

Western Conference Finals: Golden State Warriors vs. Houston Rockets (Series tied 1-1)

  • Game 1- 5/14/18 Warriors 119-Rockets 106
  • Game 2- 5/16/18 Rockets 127-Warriors 105
  • Game 3- 5/20/18 8:00 PM TNT

White House Super  Bowl Victory Invitation

  • The White House has extended an official invitation to the Philadelphia Eagles for June 5th to celebrate their Super Bowl victory. Malcolm Jenkins has already declined the invitation.


Natalie Egenolf is the Sports Update Anchor for The Mike Missanelli Show from 2-6 on 97.5 The Fanatic and NBC Sports Philadelphia. Twitter: @NatalieEgenolf