Wednesday, July 29, 2015

Tampa Bay Rays remember their 'awful' time in Philly during 2008 World Series

Monday, July 20, 2015, 6:17 PM
With the Tampa Bay Rays in town to play a three-game series at Citizens Bank Park, it’s not hard to reminisce about the 2008 World Series. The Tampa Bay Times’ Marc Tompkin caught up with Rays players and staff to see how they remembered their time in Philly during the World Series. Most... Read more

Washington Capitals prospect eats a 'still-beating cobra heart'

Monday, July 20, 2015, 11:09 AM
A member of the Washington Capitals' minor league affiliate, the Hershey Bears, announced some startling news via Instagram. Likely sickened by the monotonous songs and anthropomorphic candy bars of Hershey's Chocolate World, 23-year-old winger Stanislav Galiev craved something a little more... real... Read more

The Basketball Tournament: Day 3 Live Blog

Sunday, July 19, 2015, 12:37 PM
Sunday was the final day The Basketball Tournament graced basketball fans at Philadelphia University. Four games are on the slate, with the four winners moving on to the Super 17, which will take place next weekend in Chicago. Four finalists from each region plus the Notre Dame team that won last year... Read more

Dramatic video captures shark attacking pro surfer Mick Fanning

Sunday, July 19, 2015, 10:16 AM
The J-Bay Open surf event in South Africa has been suspended after a top Australian surfer was attacked by a shark. The incident, captured live during coverage, involved 34-year-old Mick Fanning as he was about to compete against fellow Australian Julian Wilson. The dramatic footage shows a shark... Read more

The Basketball Tournament: Day 2 Live Blog

Saturday, July 18, 2015, 7:18 PM
Action in The Basketball Tournament resumed early Saturday morning. Unfortunately, it was too early for this sports producer who works until 5:00 a.m., so the first game up on Saturday’s slate featured the North Broad Street Bullies, a Temple driven team. Among the notable Temple alumni were... Read more

The Basketball Tournament: Day 1 Live Blog

Friday, July 17, 2015, 7:22 PM
For the second straight year, Philadelphia University was graced with The Basketball Tournament, a single elimination tournament in which the winner takes home a $1 Million prize. This year, the Northeast regional started on Friday morning and ran throughout the day. Teams fielded by recent Temple... Read more

Team USA dominating at International Federation of American Football World Championship

Thursday, July 16, 2015, 10:17 AM
It would have been pretty embarrassing to lose a tournament with your own country's name in the title. Thankfully, Team USA is dominating at the International Federation of American Football World Championship in Canton, Ohio, most recently taking out France, 82-0. The Americans scored 12 consecutive... Read more

Mo’ne Davis wins Best Breakthrough Athlete ESPY

Wednesday, July 15, 2015, 9:13 PM
Mo’ne Davis will need to make more room on her already crowded trophy shelf. Davis won the “Best Breakthrough Athlete” award Wednesday at the ESPYs in Los Angeles. Mo'ne Davis, meet your new trophy. The Little League pitcher won the Best Breakthrough Athlete award at the #ESPYS... Read more

Ronda Rousey wins Best Fighter ESPY, mocks Floyd Mayweather Jr.

Wednesday, July 15, 2015, 8:40 PM
Ronda Rousey – UFC women’s bantamweight champion – won the “Best Fighter” award at the ESPYs on Wednesday and used the opportunity to mock Floyd Mayweather Jr. – who was also nominated for the award – for his history of domestic violence. "I wonder how Floyd... Read more

Amaro: Papelbon 'doesn’t know anything about the front office'

Tuesday, July 14, 2015, 11:44 AM
Phillies general manager Ruben Amaro Jr. joined Angelo Cataldi & The Morning Team on Sportsradio 94WIP on Tuesday to discuss the state of the franchise. While Amaro had plenty to talk about (his team has the worst record in baseball), a plea made by closer Jonathan Papelbon on Monday to be traded... Read more
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