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Archive: January, 2010

La Salle vs. Temple

Saturday, January 30, 2010, 12:23 PM
Temple takes on La Salle today in a Big 5 matchup. The Owls are looking to bounce back after a tough loss to UNC-Charlotte earlier this week. The Explorers are coming off a victory over Fordham on Wednesday. You can follow the action via our live in-game box score feature: La Salle vs. Temple Here's... Read more

Utley meets with students

Tuesday, January 26, 2010, 8:42 PM
St. Richard's Elementary School was selected as the winner of the Phillies' "Be a Phanatic about Reading" program. What does such an honor mean? A visit from Phillies second baseman Chase Utley. After making his way to the podium and quieting the crowd down, Utley said in his deadpan delivery... Read more

Power rankings: Sixers can't find winning formula

Tuesday, January 19, 2010, 1:30 PM
Things were starting to look up for the Sixers. They won three out of four games and seemed to be playing solid team basketball. But that all came to a crashing end when the Sixers suffered one of their ugliest losses of the season Monday in Minnesota. The Sixers frittered away a 20-point lead against... Read more

Video: Offerman takes swing at ump

Sunday, January 17, 2010, 9:25 AM
Former MLB All-Star Jose Offerman took a swing at an ump during a game in the Dominican Republic Saturday night. Looking at the video (embedded below), it's tough to tell what kind of contact he made with first-base ump Daniel Rayburn. Per the AP, Offerman was detained by security and taken to a... Read more

Pol's bad joke draws fire from Schilling

Saturday, January 16, 2010, 4:50 PM
Curt Schilling is firing back after a Massachusetts Democrat accused the retired Red Sox pitcher of being a closet Yankees fan during an interview with a Boston radio station on Friday. The Senate candidate, Martha Coakley, didn't mention if Schilling is also the antichrist -- something that would... Read more

Win an Eagles playoff T-shirt!

Thursday, January 7, 2010, 8:39 AM
The Philadelphia Daily News is giving you a chance to win an Eagles playoff T-shirt. Just look for this Eagles poster included in every copy of today's Daily News. A unique keyword on the poster is your chance to score your very own "Own the Moment" playoff T-shirt. Go to PhiladelphiaEagles.com/DailyNews... Read more

Power rankings: Sixers make modest jump

Tuesday, January 5, 2010, 4:04 PM
The Sixers finished their West Coast swing winning three of four, including a 108-105 victory over the Nuggets on Sunday. Next up are the Wizards and Raptors at home, before the team heads to Detroit to take on the Pistons Friday. The national media hasn’t expressed much optimism with the Sixers... Read more

Birds improve vs. TEs, but at what price?

Saturday, January 2, 2010, 2:16 PM
It’s no secret that the Eagles have become notorious for a perceived inability to cover opposing tight ends. Back on November 5, Igglesblog posted an item analyzing whether the Eagles' tight end coverage was as bad as people seemed to think. In their analysis, they drew upon data from Football... Read more

10 we loved to hate in 2009

Friday, January 1, 2010, 5:20 PM
2009 was quite a year in Philadelphia sports, filled with many good memories and some, well, not so good memories. Philly sports fans will always remember the exciting march the Phillies made back to the World Series, and will forever be haunted by images of the painful defeat to the New York Yankees... Read more
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