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Giant Letdown

Roberto Hernandez made his first start since well before the all-star break, and made the most of it. The up and down hurler turned in a quality start on Tuesday night, though he did fall behind early. He allowed a first inning run on an RBI single by Pablo Sandoval that plated lead-off man Hunter […]
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Hard to BeLeeve

Cliff Lee made his return to the Phillies’ lineup Monday night, making his first start since May. It was an audition of sorts, with the trade deadline fast approaching and many scouts in attendance. In less than six innings pitched, Lee struggled to hold multiple leads. After the Giants took a 1-0 lead, the Phillies […]
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Washed Away

Kyle Kendrick has had a very porous 2014. He came into Sunday’s matinee at Turner Field with a 4-9 record and an earned run average near five. Several of his wins have been bailout wins, and by that I mean his offense was able to outscore his poor outing. That has been a rarity this […]
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Philadelphia Soul Defeat San Jose in Home Finale

Philadelphia PA: On Sunday July 20 from Wells Fargo Center in South Philadelphia, the Philadelphia Soul played in a”must win” to keep their playoff chances alive as they hosted the San Jose SaberCats. This was a rematch from their week 2 encounter back on March 23 when San Jose dominated the soul by winning 70-33. […]
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Hot Cole

Cole Hamels made his first start post all-star break and was in the zone on Saturday night. Hamels has turned in many quality starts this season, only to have them go on record as losses or no decisions. Tonight his team provided enough offense for him to record the victory. Hamels took a no-hitter into […]
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DC Current defeat Vancouver in MLU Championship Game

Chester PA: On Saturday July 19 from PPL Park in Chester PA, the Championship game in ultimate frisbee took place as DC Current took on Vancouver Nighthawks. This is the 2nd time at the Championship game is being held in Philadelphia, last year it was held at Franklin Field on the campus of University of […]
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Same Old, Same Old

The Phillies first game post all-star break was much like many of the ones before. The Phillies had a lead, lost it, and could not climb out of the hole. A.J. Burnett took the mound first for the Phils, looking to improve on his 6-8 record. Valuable as Burnett’s experience is, his inconsistency often makes […]
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3 days ago  |  Discuss

5 Game Win Streak Snapped

Cole Hamels and Stephen Strasburg squared off on Saturday night in a big division game between the Phillies and Nationals. The Phils rode a five game win streak into Saturday night with their best hurler on the mound. Another win on Saturday night, and the Phillies would move to seven games back of the first […]
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Canelo Alvarez defeats Erislandy Lara

Las Vegas NV: Honor + Glory was at stake at the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas on Saturday Night as Canelo Alvarez took on Erislandy Lara in junior Middleweight showdown. The Other fights on the card were Johan Perez vs. Mauricio Herrera for interim WBA World light welterweight title, Juan Manuel Lopez vs. […]
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Canelo Alvarez vs Erislandy Lara Preview

Las Vegas NV: On Saturday July 12 from MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas Nevada, Honor and Glory was at stake when Canelo Alvarez took on Erislandy Lara in a Junior middleweight showdown. Canelo Alvarez with a record of  (43-1-1, 31 KOs) comes into fight off a win over Alfredo Angulo back in March […]
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10 days ago  |  Discuss

National Attention

When a team is struggling, something they tend to say is “we’ll get it turned around”. They’ll say it from late May all the way to late July. By August, they usually accept the fact that the season is over. The Phillies have coined this phrase several times in 2014, and at certain points it […]
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11 days ago  |  Discuss

Swept Away

Coming into Milwaukee for a four game series seemed like an impossible task for the Phillies. They were 1-5 so far on this road trip, and had just been swept out of Pittsburgh. Limping from Pittsburgh into Milwaukee for a four game series against a Brewers club that held the league’s best record looked quite […]
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12 days ago  |  Discuss

Hernandez Shines as Phils Win

The Philadelphia Phillies might just be the most interesting team in Major League Baseball. For the simple fact that one really never does know what team will show up on a given night. They had a great road trip against the likes of Atlanta and St. Louis, then they got swept by the Braves a […]
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13 days ago  |  Discuss

Philadelphia Soul defeat Orlando in Must Win Game

Philadelphia PA: On Monday July 7 from the Wells Fargo Center in South Philadelphia, a very big arena football game took place as the Philadelphia Soul took on the Orlando Predators in a must win for the Philadelphia Soul for them to keep their playoff chances alive. The Soul come into game with a record […]
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15 days ago  |  Discuss

Road Brew

After getting swept right out of Pittsburgh, the Phillies kicked off a four game series in Milwaukee tonight at Miller Park. The team limped into tonight’s game with a 1-5 record so far on this 10 game trip, hitting a measly .170 in those games. The lack of punch at the plate has been in […]
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15 days ago  |  Discuss

Pitt-Fall

Coming off a losing series in Miami, the Phillies traveled to Pittsburgh to continue their 10 game road trip. PNC Park, one of the most beloved ballparks in America, has never been kind to the Phils. The team has a career losing record at PNC since it opened. A.J. Burnett started Sunday’s matinee against his […]
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Chris Weidman defeats Lyoto Machida at UFC 175

Las Vegas NV, the MMA (Mixed Martial Arts) world came to Las Vegas in Saturday night at the Mandalay Bay Events Center to witness an very interesting matchup for the UFC Middleweight championship between Chris Weidman vs Lyoto Machida and the co main event for the UFC Women’s Bantamweight Championship between undefeated champion Ronda Rousey against […]
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UFC 175: Weidman vs. Machida Preview

Las Vegas NV: On Saturday July 5 from the at Mandalay Bay Events Center in Las Vegas, Nevada. the annual 4th of July event in the Ultimate Fighting Championship takes place as Middleweight Championship Chris Weidman defends his title against the  former UFC Light Heavyweight Champion Lyoto Machida. Chris Weidman (11-0) comes into fight undefeated and […]
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17 days ago  |  Discuss

Sixers Free Agency: Time to Call Lebron?

Its official, free agency is now open! What does that mean for the Sixers….probably nothing. However along with a great draft this year, this free agency showcases some of the best talent in the NBA with superstars like Lebron James, Carmelo Anthony, Dwayne Wade, and Chris Bosh all opting out of their contracts. Sam Hinkie […]
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21 days ago  |  Discuss

Sam Hinkie’s Secret: Sixers Sign Lebron, Mellow and Love.

During last weeks draft many Philadelphia Sixers fans went into outrage. With the number 3 and 10 picks, we drafted two players who will not see the court for at least a year. Joel Embiid who suffered a stress fracture to the foot will be out for the 2014-2015 season; while Dario Šarić decided to […]
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22 days ago  |  Discuss

Chopped

For the first time since 1964, the Phillies have been swept in a four game series by the Atlanta Braves in Philadelphia. That last occurred when the team still called Connie Mack Stadium home. Following a great road trip, and a series split with the Miami Marlins, the Phillies fell flat against the Braves this […]
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23 days ago  |  Discuss

Double Downer

The Phillies played two yesterday at The Bank against the Atlanta Braves. Two games that the Phillies had a chance to win, perhaps should have won. The Phils were in both games, and led early in the first one. They never had a lead in the second game, but were tied for a bit. Roberto […]
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23 days ago  |  Discuss

Fireworks After The Game…None During

Once again the Phillies were unable to overcome an early deficit. The Braves scored three runs in the first inning thanks to a three run home run to deep center field by Freddie Freeman. Phillies play-by-play man Tom McCarthy made the catch in the stands, as he, Jamie Moyer and Matt Stairs were calling the […]
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25 days ago  |  Discuss

2014 NBA Draft: Sixers draft Embiid, then trade for Croatian forward

The Sixers made the pick after their proposed trade with the Cleveland Cavaliers for the top overall selection fell through.Embiid, who could not attend the draft because of his recent surgery and instead watched from Kansas, told ESPN about watching the draft on TV instead of in person: “It is different. [I'm] disappointed not to […]
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26 days ago  |  Discuss

2014 NBA Draft: Sixers trade Russ Smith for Pierre Jackson

The Sixers landed guard Pierre Jackson with the 47th pick on Thursday night, a 5-foot-10, 180 pound point guard who played his college ball at Baylor. The team originally selected Russ Smith, a point guard out of Louisville, with the pick, but then moved Smith to the New Orleans Pelicans for Jackson. Jackson was actually […]
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26 days ago  |  Discuss
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