Tuesday, June 2, 2015

Caption Contest: Tiger Woods returns to Augusta for The Masters

Wednesday, April 8, 2015, 5:48 PM
On mobile? Click here to enlarge Despite not winning a golf tournament in over 18 months, Tiger Woods is back in action this week in his 20th appearance at the Masters. Betting odds on Woods and his four green jackets, which started at 60-1 at Bovada.lv, have dropped all the way down to 13-1. So... Read more

Jimmy Rollins used to dislike 'everything L.A. stood for,' but not now

Tuesday, April 7, 2015, 1:04 PM
So you're probably well aware that while the Phillies were getting blown out by the Red Sox on Monday afternoon at Citizens Bank Park, this happened on the other side of the country: Hey, @JimmyRollins11. Welcome to Hollywood. #OpeningDayLA https://t.co/9H4Fn1ICyK — Los Angeles Dodgers (@Dodgers)... Read more

Cole Hamels dreaming of Fenway Park?

Monday, April 6, 2015, 4:48 PM
On mobile? Click here to enlarge "I just want to win,'' Hamels told USA Today back in February. "That's all. That's all any competitor wants. And I know it's not going to happen here.” It’s not surprising that Cole wants to be dealt. Last year, the Phillies ace paired an impressive 2... Read more

‘Saturday Night Live’ rips Joe Paterno

Monday, April 6, 2015, 11:52 AM
Back in November of 2013, The Patriot-News offered a retraction of their infamous 1863 review of Abraham Lincoln’s Gettysburg Address, which the editors of the then Patriot & Union referred to as an unremarkable and uninspiring speech made up of "silly remarks." "Saturday Night Live" got... Read more

Live chat: Phillies vs. Red Sox

Monday, April 6, 2015, 10:57 AM
The Phillies managed three hits and were shut out by the Boston Red Sox, 8-0, on Opening Day at Citizens Bank Park. Read more

Miles Austin caption contest winners

Sunday, April 5, 2015, 1:42 PM
On mobile? Click here to enlarge On Monday, I asked for your best caption suggestions for my new cartoon featuring Chip Kelly and his newest free agency acquisition, former Cowboys wide receiver Miles Austin. Congrats to @DKGrant20, winner of this week's caption contest, featured above. Here are... Read more

Soul improve to 2-0 with win over Spokane

Sunday, April 5, 2015, 1:34 AM
The Philadelphia Soul improved to 2-0 with a 54-43 win over the Spokane Shock at Spokane Veterans Memorial Arena on Saturday night. The Soul gave up just 14 points in the second half to hold the Shock in check and walk away with the victory. “It is always tough to get a win in a hostile environment... Read more

Nick Kayal departs 97.5 The Fanatic for SiriusXM

Saturday, April 4, 2015, 4:01 AM
A hectic week for 97.5 The Fanatic ends with the station’s second host hanging up his headphones for the last time. Nick Kayal, host of “The Nick Kayal Show,” announced to his listeners during the opening of his Friday night show that it would be his last with the station. Kayal... Read more

Jonathan Papelbon wears a Carlos Ruiz jersey for reasons we may never know

Friday, April 3, 2015, 9:39 AM
Jonathan Papelbon made his last appearance of the spring yesterday against the Rays. He hung around for a third of the ninth inning, in which he managed to give up four hits, four earned runs, and a walk, before being replaced by someone named Cody Forsythe. But the part that really stuck out about... Read more

Sean Brace out at 97.5 The Fanatic

Friday, April 3, 2015, 7:32 AM
On Wednesday, former SportsRadio 94.1 WIP radio host Anthony Gargano made a surprise appearance on Mike Missanelli’s 97.5 The Fanatic Show, leading to speculation that Gargano would join his formal rival after reportedly receiving a low-ball contract. Thursday, the next chips may have fallen... Read more
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