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King Of Philly Power Ranks: May 20th, 2015

By Andrew Porter

Editor's note: Every few weeks we will take a look at the top three candidates for the "King of Philly" sports. The "Philly Sports King" can be anyone (player, manager, front office, media member, etc.) who is associated with Philadelphia sports.

No. 1 on the list gets three points, No. 2 on the list gets two points, and No. 3 on the list gets one point. You can track the running Sports King of Philly here.


Overall Standings

1. Chip Kelly - 11 points
2. Jeremy Maclin - 6 points
3. Sam Hinkie - 3 points
4. Darren Sproles - 3 points
5. Nerlens Noel - 2 points
6. Nick Foles - 2 points
7. LeSean McCoy - 2 points
8. Mark Sanchez - 2 points
9. Ray Emery - 2 points
10. Fletcher Cox - 2 points
11. Ron Hextall - 2 points
12. Marcus Mariota - 1 point
13. Howie Roseman - 1 point
14. Jakub Voracek - 1 point
15. Connor Barwin - 1 point
16. Maikel Franco - 1 point


PHILADELPHIA (CBS) --- For only a short time each year, the Eagles take a backseat to our other professional sports teams. A true four-for-four sports town, Philadelphia has begun focusing on their winter teams, as the NHL and NBA Playoffs wind down.

Let's take a look at who's at the top of the proverbial Philadelphia sports mountain today.


3. Maikel Franco

6. Maikel Franco
Franco, 23, hit .280 with 14 HR and 50 RBI's in 80 games in 2015. (Photo by Rich Schultz/Getty Images)

Franco, the third-base 22-year-old Phillies prospect, has been denoted as a franchise savoir and so far, he has come through. Franco is 7-20 (.350) with a double, triple, home run, and five RBI's in his first five Major League games this year.

2. Ron Hextall

Ron Hextall
Flyers General Manager Ron Hextall. (credit: CBS)

The Flyers general manager continued his unconventional, new-school philosophy in hiring former University of North Dakota's Dave Hakstol to be the Flyers' new head coach.

People are quickly becoming believers in Hexy.

1. Sam Hinkie

Sam Hinkie
(Photo by Jesse D. Garrabrant/NBAE via Getty Images)

With the NBA draft lottery in the books and the Sixers acquiring the third overall pick for the second straight year, fans are starting to see Hinkie's plan unfold.

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