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Live chat with UFC's Eddie Alvarez

Sunday, September 21, 2014, 5:39 PM
Join UFC lightweight Eddie Alvarez as he takes your questions in a live chat, beginning Monday at 11:30 a.m. Alvarez, a native of Philadelphia, will make his UFC debut Saturday, Sept. 27 at UFC 178 in Las Vegas. Read more

Caption Contest winners: Papelbon's crotch

Sunday, September 21, 2014, 12:58 PM
On Monday, I asked for your best caption suggestions for my new grabby Jonathan Papelbon cartoon. Congrats to JoeC, who came up with the winning caption, posted above. Here are the runner-ups: “With his fastball in such decline, he needs to work more on his junk!” – CFA “Talk... Read more

2014-15 all about development for the Sixers

Friday, September 19, 2014, 5:56 PM
It is difficult for a fan base to head into the start of a fresh season knowing that their team is not capable of contention. After all, contention is a team’s top priority, and generally, after a down year, organizations make moves aimed at immediate improvement. However, after a 19-63 campaign... Read more

Russian youth soccer game devolves into utter madness

Friday, September 19, 2014, 2:30 PM
Life is hard for the Russian soccer youth. One minute, you're doing your thing, kicking the soccer sphere about, and the next everyone is kicking the hell out of each other. Watch for No. 12 flying in from right to deliver a mid-air kick. Read more

Tony Wroten wants the Sixers to wear throwback jerseys

Friday, September 19, 2014, 12:37 PM
With two NBA titles to their name since moving to Philadelphia, along with multiple other NBA Finals appearances, the Sixers have history. In the face of what is set to be another struggle of a season for the Sixers, third-year guard Tony Wroten wants to relive some of that history in the form of throwback... Read more

Buccaneers play third-worst Buccaneers game of all time

Friday, September 19, 2014, 10:38 AM
Thursday night! That magical night that's three before Sunday and four before Monday, a time that people wanted naturally filled with football. Sure, you have to go to work the next morning, and it doesn't have the longevity and past of Monday Night Football, but you can say one thing for sure about... Read more

Darren Sproles, Philly's own superhero

Thursday, September 18, 2014, 5:47 PM
On mobile? Click here to enlarge Not everyone is lucky enough to have seen Darren Sproles still available in the 10th round of their fantasy draft, just sitting there indignantly, waiting for someone to wise up. Not everyone thought how the Eagles wanted him in the off season, and got him, so clearly... Read more

Last place doesn't stop Phillies from hazing rookies

Thursday, September 18, 2014, 3:39 PM
They may be their league's, or division's, or state's, or even city's best baseball team, but that doesn't mean the Phillies are going to cease their favorite traditions. Jimmy Rollins posted a picture of the Phillies rookies, celebrating the lost art of shiny pants. Read more

Jayson Werth fits entire six-pack onto his person

Thursday, September 18, 2014, 3:27 PM
Former Phillies hero and current Nationals beard Jayson Werth was among the Nats celebrating their NL East division championship. Yes, yes; someday their youth will melt away and their bones will turn to dust, and then it will be our turn to laugh. You know the old baseball saying, "time is a flat... Read more

Lions RB Reggie Bush may 'harshly discipline' one-year-old daughter

Wednesday, September 17, 2014, 1:15 PM
It would be understandable, if wrong and infuriating, for the NFL to throw itself into lockdown mode now. Adrian Peterson's child abuse case has led to other NFL players being asked questions on the issue. One player was Lions running back Reggie Bush, who sided with Peterson while a guest on New York's... Read more
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