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Archive: July, 2012

Video: Phillies build for the future

Tuesday, July 31, 2012, 9:39 PM
Video: What impact do the Shane Victorino and Hunter Pence trades have on the future of the Phillies' organization? The Daily News' Rich Hofmann discusses. Read more

Video: Penn State campus reacts to NCAA's decision

Tuesday, July 24, 2012, 2:08 PM
Video: State College has faced a lot of turmoil since November. How did the Penn State campus react to the NCAA sanctions Monday? The Daily News' Rich Hofmann reports. Read more

How to fix Penn State without killing football

Sunday, July 22, 2012, 4:00 PM
The jackhammers did their work quickly, by all accounts. The cement that moored the Joe Paterno statue to its foundation broke easily. It had to come down, and on a summer Sunday morning it did come down, and there really should not have been a debate; false idols, etc. If only the rest were that... Read more

Three Big Answers: Phillies should stick with Hamels

Tuesday, July 3, 2012, 11:50 AM
Video: How seriously should the Phillies consider trading Cole Hamels? Will the team have a shot if it holds onto its core players? What is the best way to determine home field advantage for the World Series? The Daily News' Rich Hofmann offers his take. Read more
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Rich Hofmann arrived at the Daily News in 1980 for a job whose status was officially designated as "full-time, temporary." A senior at Penn at the time, he was hired to fill in on the copy desk during a staff illness. The notion of him covering the Eagles or being a columnist did not exist in anyone's imagination. It was supposed to be six weeks and out, but he never left. It is only one of the reasons why so many people have concerns about him as a potential house guest. Rich has blogged the postseasons of the Flyers and Eagles. E-mail Rich at Reach Rich at

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