Monday, July 6, 2015

Pat vs. Philly: Sled Hockey

Tuesday, April 14, 2015, 4:21 PM
Recently, I jumped on the ice at the Flyers Skate Zone in Northeast Philadelphia to try my hand – really, my upper body – at sled hockey. Known as “sledge hockey” outside of the United States, sled hockey has given those with a physical disability the ability to compete on... Read more

Phillies address attendance problem on Groupon

Tuesday, April 14, 2015, 10:58 AM
Seven games into the 2015 MLB season and things haven't gone well so far for the Phillies. On the field, the Phillies are currently 3-4 and became the eighth team since 1960 to be shut out in their first home game and first road game. In the stands, the Phillies hosted a record-low attendance in... Read more

Gargano to join 97.5 The Fanatic for new morning show

Monday, April 13, 2015, 6:48 PM
The worst-kept secret in Philly sports talk radio has finally been confirmed - Anthony Gargano is joining 97.5 The Fanatic. Sources have confirmed a previous report that Gargano, the former SportsRadio 94.1 WIP host who reportedly left over a low-ball contract, is heading over to the Fanatic to launch... Read more

Mets fan throws beer at Grady Sizemore for some reason

Monday, April 13, 2015, 2:50 PM
The Mets fan is a complex creature. We'll probably never know what intellectual, highly understandable reasoning this one used when he decided he was going to hurl a beer at a 32-year-old Phillies outfielder trying to play well enough to get paid. All we can do is watch it happen, again and again,... Read more

Caption Contest Winners: Tiger Woods at the Masters

Sunday, April 12, 2015, 8:08 PM
On mobile? Click here to enlarge On Monday, I asked for your best caption suggestions for my new Tiger Woods cartoon. Congrats to C. Ley, winner of this week's caption contest, featured above. Here are the runner-ups: "Hey, who's the new guy?" – @arthurdmitchell “I saw him drinking... Read more

Phillies have a totally expected attendance problem

Sunday, April 12, 2015, 10:24 AM
On mobile? Click here to enlarge It might not surprise you that the attendance at Friday’s Phillies game was abysmally low. It’s hard enough to get fans excited about a team expected to lose 93 games without the weather being rainy and dreary. The official paid attendance was just 19... Read more

Phillies minor league round-up

Sunday, April 12, 2015, 2:13 AM
Here’s how the Phillies’ minor league teams fared on Saturday, April 11: Lehigh Valley IronPigs – Triple A Much like their parent club, the IronPigs made a valiant comeback late in the game. Lehigh Valley scored three runs in the bottom of the ninth inning to tie the game and send... Read more

Phillies Minor League Roundup: Dom Brown goes hitless again in Clearwater

Saturday, April 11, 2015, 12:16 AM
Here’s how the Phillies’ minor league teams fared on Friday, April 10: Lehigh Valley IronPigs – Triple A Chad Billingsley made his first rehab start for the IronPigs on Friday. Billingsley threw 58 pitches, 39 for strikes, in 3.1 innings of work for Lehigh Valley. He surrendered... Read more

Matt Barnes: Allen Iverson knew how to spend in the strip clubs

Friday, April 10, 2015, 3:36 PM
Sports Illustrated has a feature story on the Clippers' Matt Barnes, who relates the early days of his NBA career. One of his stories involves his proximity to Allen Iverson, at a time when AI was at the height of his popularity - and financial success: One early lesson came from Iverson, his teammate... Read more

April 9 Phillies minor league round-up

Thursday, April 9, 2015, 11:25 PM
Here’s how the Phillies’ minor league teams fared on Thursday, April 9: Lehigh Valley IronPigs – Triple A Much like its parent club, the IronPigs could not get anything going at the plate in their 4-0 loss to the Pawtucket Red Sox at Coca-Cola Park. Lehigh did manage seven hits... Read more
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