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Archive: February, 2009

Brand X in the Snow

Tuesday, February 3, 2009, 11:59 PM
Just back not long ago from the Wachovia Center, and before we talk about the Sixers, a few words about local drivers, snow and the combination thereof. I was nearly sideswiped going down Pattison Avenue by someone pulling out of the pay lot next to the Novacare Complex. Then there was a very dangerous... Read more


Monday, February 2, 2009, 11:55 AM
Michael Phelps apologized over the weekend -- and had to leave Tampa before the Super Bowl! -- after a photo was published in the London tabloid News of the World that showed him using what appears to be a marijuana bong during a party at the University of South Carolina three months ago. We'll leave... Read more
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Bob Ford has been writing about Philadelphia sports since 1981, and is still trying to figure it all out. A former beat writer covering the Phillies and the 76ers, Ford became a general sports columnist for the Inquirer in 2003, following in and occasionally falling in the deep footsteps of Bill Lyon, Frank Dolson and many distinguished others. He comes to the blogosphere after award-winning success as designer/editor of the fabulous Pen & Pencil Club softball blog. Likes: Palestra, inside-the-park home runs, sunny days. Dislikes: phony people, cloudy days, rewrites. Reach Bob at

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