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Two Old Favorites Off to Good Starts

Chase Utley This April it appears Chase Utley commandeered Thor’s hammer to use instead of a bat.  No stranger to hot starts throughout his career, Utley has outdone himself in 2014.  Utley is on fire.  So much so that after a two hit game Monday night, Utley’s average actually dropped, that’ll happen when you’re hitting […]
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Utley Wins It Late for Phillies

The Phillies were reeling coming into this weekend thanks in large part to a three game sweep at the hands of the Milwaukee Brewers. This weekend offered a chance at redemption that the Phillies did not pass up. They came into the weekend series with the Miami Marlins tied with them for last place in […]
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2 days ago  |  Discuss

Ghost Town

Just 3 years later, the Phillies are on pace to sell 1.5 million less tickets in 2014.
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Despite Two Mammoth Blasts- Rollins Dinger Saves the Day in Extras

Batting right-handed, Rollins skied a fly ball into the left field corner just reaching the seats. The solo jack gave the Phillies their first walk off win of 2014. The win brought the team to 5-6 and secured their second series victory in four tries.
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Week 2 In Review

The young 2014 season has left fans scratching their heads as to what to make of the Phillies so far. Week one saw them score more runs than expected, only to falter in the late innings with a patchwork bullpen. The starting pitching was a little bit better than advertised, save for an unusual flurry […]
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Manny Pacquiao vs Timothy Bradley 2 Preview

Las Vegas NV: On Saturday April 12 from the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas Nevada, the rematch that boxing fans has been waiting for is finally going to happen as Manny Pacquiao takes on Timothy Bradley for Bradley’s WBO welterweight title. Manny Pacquiano (55-5-2, 38 KOs) comes into this fight off a win over Brandon […]
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Phillies Beat Up a Cy Young Front Runner

Jose Fernandez dominated his first two starts.  He commands two top notch pitches- an explosive fastball that touches 98 mph with regularity but looks even faster because of a sharp, spike slider that darts in and out of the zone at Fernandez will, a pitch so imposing it starts right handed hitters with their knees […]
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2014 NCAA Frozen Four National Semifinals

Philadelphia PA: On Thursday April 10 from Wells Fargo Center in South Philadelphia, The final four in college hockey came to Philadelphia for the 1st time and it has 3 of the big power house in College Hockey in Boston College, Minnesota & North Dakota and the underdog of the field was Union. The matchups were Union Dutchman took […]
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5 days ago  |  Discuss

Here’s to a 500 season!

So even though the days of Ryan Howard, Cole Hamels, Chase Utley, and Jimmy Rollins reigning supreme are long gone, this may be the last time to route for the core four while the team is even reasonably respectable. So even though it may be a long time before we get another chance at a World Series, it may be even longer before we get another MVP, so be sure to cheer our MVP'...
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Flyers Clinch 2014 Playoffs

Claude Giroux has proven to be pretty amazing at putting the puck in the net, is that not one of his reasons of being captain on the throne? With a playoff clinch in sight, Giroux came in the clutch! He scored two goals in the Flyers’ 5-2 win against the Florida Panthers to clinch a […]
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7 days ago  |  Discuss

Long Braun

The Philadelphia Phillies returned home to Citizens Bank Park Tuesday looking to build on a somewhat surprising 3-3 road trip. One that could have easily been a 5-1 road trip without several poor showings by the bullpen. Cesar Hernandez got the start at second base today in place of Chase Utley, who was scratched with […]
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7 days ago  |  Discuss

Cubby Hole

Today’s rubber match at Wrigley Field saw A.J. Burnett make his second start in red pinstripes. Burnett was looking to build on his strong first outing in Texas where he allowed only one run. Today was a different story. Burnett walked three Cub hitters in the first inning, frequently falling behind in the count. It […]
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9 days ago  |  Discuss

Lee & Utley Power Phils Past Cubs

After a whirlwind opening day in Texas, Cliff Lee returned to form yesterday at Wrigley Field, doing his part in a 2-0 Phillies victory. He did allow 10 hits in seven innings of work, but did not walk a batter and finished with six strikeouts. Lee was in trouble in spots but managed to help […]
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10 days ago  |  Discuss

Week 1 In Review

The first week of the 2014 season brought many surprises for the Philadelphia Phillies. Both good and bad. Scoring runs has been the Achilles heel of this club for the better part of two seasons. Phillies’ pitching has been forced to make due with very little run support, which brings tons of added pressure. The […]
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11 days ago  |  Discuss

Sergei Bobrovsky, Blue Jackets shut out the Flyers

Sergei Bobrovsky sat in his locker stall wearing a smile he rarely had with the Philadelphia Flyers. The Flyers traded him at the draft two years ago and Bobrovsky’s seen a lot of success since then. The reigning Vezina Trophy winner continued it by stealing the show in a 2-0 win for the Columbus Blue […]
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12 days ago  |  Discuss

Sixers get beat down by the Bobcats…Really?

Can you continue to think anything other then Winless for Wiggins? With the 26-game losing streak out of the way Saturday, the Philadelphia 76ers were free to re-implement the plan previously in place to secure a top draft pick this summer. The Sixers picked up Wednesday where they left off against Atlanta in an eight-point […]
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13 days ago  |  Discuss

Bullpen Blows Chance for Phillies’ Sweep

A night after the Phillies’ least experienced reliever, 25 year old Mario Hollands, gave up a walk off single to Adrian Beltre, the Phillies’ most experienced reliever, 33 year old Jonathan Papelbon, gave up three runs in the ninth inning capped off by a walk-off, bases-loaded walk to earn the Phillies their second straight loss. […]
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13 days ago  |  Discuss

Nerlens Noel looking good in practice!

Finally, Brett Brown can lend toward Nerlens Noel’s progress and eventual return, however, remains level. Even if Noel does not play this season and there’s very little chance he does, with eight  games remaining. However, Brown has seen enough redeeming qualities out of the 19-year-old center to warrant excitement. Noel, the Sixers’ rookie center, has […]
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14 days ago  |  Discuss

Blues defeat Flyers 1-0 in shootout

Miller earned his 29th career shutout and first in 101 games since March 21, 2012, against Montreal when he was with Buffalo. He made a skate save against Vincent Lecavalier and a glove save on Claude Giroux — who’s 5 for 10 — in the shootout. Oshie and Kevin Shattenkirk scored in the shootout for […]
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14 days ago  |  Discuss

Burnett’s debut was strong, but Phillies can’t hold on

Rangers walk off in ninth inning after rallying to tie the game in seventh Tuesday’s 3-2 loss to the Rangers at Globe Life Park, ended when Rangers third baseman Adrian Beltre singled to right-center field with one out in the bottom of the ninth inning to score Shin-Soo Choo from second base to win the […]
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DeSean Jackson sign with Redskins

Washington DC: 3 Days after the Philadelphia Eagles releasing their playmaker receiver over some questionable on & off the field reports which included a report about Jackson affiliation with some gangs, DeSean Jackson has decided to stay in the NFC East by signing a 3 year deal with the Washington Redskins, meaning that Jackson will […]
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14 days ago  |  Discuss

Desean Jackson Agrees to 4-Year Deal with New York Giants

Sources confirm, former Philadelphia Eagles receiver, Desean Jackson agrees to 4-year deal with the New York Giants. The Giants were not highly publicized and stayed below the radar. It was believed Washington drew high interest, which is when the Giants pulled the trigger. Jackson who was recently cut by the Eagles, moves to the same […]
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15 days ago  |  1 Comment

DeSean Jackson Cut by The Philadelphia Eagles

The Eagles have parted ways with their number one receiver, DeSean Jackson.  Jackson, 27, is coming off his best statistical season (82 grabs, 1,332 yard and 9 scores), but his off-the-field  lifestyle is what the sporting world will be talking about in the coming days and weeks. There were rumors of Jackson rolling with a […]
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19 days ago  |  Discuss

DeSean Jackson Statement on being Relased from Eagles

Philadelphia PA The Philadelphia Eagles have released WR DeSean Jackson today and some reports are saying the release is based on a report of Jackson possible involvement with gang activities . Below is the Official Statement from DeSean Jackson “First I would like to thank the Eagles organization, the Eagles fans and the city of […]
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19 days ago  |  Discuss

Eagle’s sponsors keep boosting the brand

In the Philadelphia Eagles off-season the team wasn’t just hiring itself a new head coach and reworking the roster, they were also busy tying up some more lucrative sponsorship deals. New deals with 4 existing partners were renewed, with Sovereign Bank (re-branding to Santander) signing on for another 7 years, MillerCoors (previously Miller Brewing Co) […]
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20 days ago  |  Discuss
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