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A minor-league promotion celebrating the female body? Bad idea | John Smallwood

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My instincts were correct in that it would not take long for the Ogden (Utah) Raptors to put a quick end to their "Hourglass Appreciation... Read more

Four pro coaches, four leaps of faith | Sam Donnellon

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After two big wins this weekend, Pete Mackanin’s three-season record as Phillies manager stands at 127-177, a winning percentage of ... Read more

The time I one-upped the great Frank Deford | Sam Donnellon

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Once in my life, the late, great Frank Deford and I appeared on the same page of a publication. And I got top billing. OK, let me explain... Read more

The Monk/Fox dilemma: Best fit or best available? | Not Another Philly Sports Talk Show

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On the latest edition of the Not Another Philly Sports Talk Show podcast, David Murphy and Mike Sielski are joined by Zach Berman and Bob... Read more

For Phillies, is the long view the right view? | Sam Donnellon

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WE ARE in full panic mode. It is June, the Phillies are again the worst team in baseball, and the drumbeat is louder than ever to dispatch... Read more

John Clayton the latest casualty of layoffs at ESPN

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In a round of layoffs at ESPN that included many well-known personalities, John Clayton may be among the biggest. The longtime NFL insider... Read more

Stop complaining about ESPN's World Fame 100 having too many international athletes

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Sometimes as Americans we tend to forget that things extend beyond the boundaries of the 48 contiguous states. The world, however, is a... Read more

Adam Schefter: NFL unlikely to pick Philly to host 2018 NFL Draft

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It’s looking more and more like Jerry Jones is going to get his way. Earlier this month, the Cowboys officially submitted a formal bid... Read more

Eagles' Torrey Smith stands up forĀ former teammate Colin Kaepernick | Mike Sielski

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Is Colin Kaepernick too much with us? He is still looking for a job as an NFL quarterback and is still in the news because he is still looking... Read more

Here's more proof that the Phillies are digging out of a really big hole

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In today's Daily News, I wrote about the Phillies' ongoing rebuild and the faulty notion that things "should" be better than they are right... Read more