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Archive: January, 2012

Video: 2012 Philadelphia Sports Writers Association banquet highlights

Tuesday, January 31, 2012, 5:52 AM
The Philadelphia Sports Writers Association held its 108th annual Awards Dinner on Monday, January 30 at the Crowne Plaza Hotel in Cherry Hill, N.J. Many great athletes were recognized and remembered. (Video by Samantha Corrado/Philly.com) Read more

Q&A with the Wings' Brodie Merrill

Monday, January 30, 2012, 11:52 PM
Brodie Merrill of the Philadelphia Wings answered questions from fans in a live chat Tuesday afternoon on Philly.com. Merrill is widely regarded as one of the top players in the NLL, and was recently named Best Player in the World by Inside Lacrosse magazine. Merrill figures to dramatically improve... Read more

How to eat chicken wings like ‘El Wingador’

Monday, January 30, 2012, 2:24 PM
BY RYAN PETZAR Philly.com Bill Simmons, the five-time Wing Bowl champion they call “El Wingador,” is serious about what he does for a living these days. “I gotta get my mind settled. I don’t really play around with this too much,” he said in a voicemail to me after I... Read more

Video: Amaro, Manuel say Phillies are prepared

Thursday, January 26, 2012, 1:58 AM
Video: Phillies general manager Ruben Amaro Jr. and manager Charlie Manuel talk about the status of the team and preparing for spring training during the Phillies Winter Tour in Lakewood, N.J. Read more

Chat with the Passion's Lauren La Bella

Wednesday, January 25, 2012, 6:50 PM
Join the Philadelphia Passion's Lauren La Bella as she takes your questions about the Lingerie Football League's Eastern Conference game on Sunday against the Tampa Breeze in a live chat, beginning Thursday at 1 p.m. On a mobile phone? Click HERE to join the chat! Read more

Wings beat Stealth, 10-9

Saturday, January 21, 2012, 9:21 PM
Philadelphia Wings rookie Kevin Crowley scored the game-winning overtime goal as the Wings beat the Washington Stealth 10 - 9 Saturday night at the Wells Fargo Center. Crowley, who scored 5 on the night, started the game with a hat trick in the first eight minutes of the first quarter to get the Wings... Read more

Video: Phillies' Prospects Get Media Training

Wednesday, January 18, 2012, 7:49 PM
Video: Ten of the Philadelphia Phillies' top prospects received media training on Wednesday including Phillippe Aumont and Trevor May. Marcus Hayes of the Daily News reports. Read more

Sixers vs. Bucks, 2 p.m.

Monday, January 16, 2012, 11:27 AM
Live chat: Join Philly.com's Matt Mullin for live updates and commentary as the Sixers host the Bucks in a Martin Luther King Jr. Day matinee. Read more

Proof positive: People care about the Sixers

Monday, January 16, 2012, 11:06 AM
It's amazing what winning will do for your team, both on and off the court. There's no doubt that the Sixers' popularity has grown by leaps and bounds this season. First, there was the excitement over the new ownership. Then, basketball's lockout lingered, causing fans to question if there was even... Read more

Report: Phillies to sign Pineiro to minor league deal

Sunday, January 15, 2012, 5:13 PM
According to Jayson Stark of ESPN, the Phillies and free-agent pitcher Joel Pineiro have agreed on a minor league deal with an invite to spring training. Pineiro, a 33-year-old right-handed pitcher, spent the last two season with the Angels, going 7-7 with a 5.13 ERA in 2011. Previously, he pitched... Read more
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