Beats Accurately Sum Up Phillies' Deadline on Twitter

It was a rough day in Philadelphia yesterday, which was made worse by Cliff Lee’s injury just hours after the trade deadline passed without the Phillies making a single move. None of this was lost by the MLB beat writers on Twitter who claimed that, outside of Philadelphia, yesterday may have been one of the…

Goodbye Tony Gwynn

The news of Tony Gwynn’s death struck close to home. Soon after hearing about the passing of one of baseball’s all time best hitters, I received a text from my father: “Tony Gwynn was my age.” The news had shaken him up. As a son, what do you say in that situation? You can point…

Philadelphia: Bring It, Jon Stewart

On a recent episode of The Daily Show, Jon Stewart ripped all things Philadelphia. It is nothing new for the neurotic comedian and North New Jersey/New York guy to take a jab at the City of Brotherly Love but, this time, he went on at length during an “Extinction Watch” segment. The portion of that focused on…

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Philadelphia Still Mourns the Loss of One of its Greatest Voices

Five years ago to the day, Harry Kalas was sitting in the broadcast booth at Nationals Park. He was preparing to announce that afternoon’s Philadelphia Phillies game versus the Washington Nationals when he passed out. Kalas was found around 12:30 p.m., shortly before the start of the game and was rushed to the hospital where…

So, A Skip, A Vice and a Lead Walk Into A Curling Rink…

Stop me if you’ve heard this one before. Curling was apparently not invented by a couple of Scandinavian stoners who had a few brooms, big rocks, and plenty of free time on their hands. The sport originated in Scotland roughly around the 1400s. That makes the sport older than hockey, basketball, football, and baseball. Mind: blown….

Two sleeping fans to rule them all

Two weeks ago, the 76ers were making headlines, but it had nothing to do with tanking, or Nerlens Noel’s potential return or even about how bad they were. OK, it sort of was about how bad they were. Yahoo claimed that the team was so bad that they were putting fans in the front row…