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Philly.com's Phillies 'stay or go' poll results

Tuesday, October 16, 2012, 10:41 AM
Like we do at the end of every Phillies (and Sixers, Flyers, and Eagles) season, we asked our readers to vote on what changes they think the team needs to make. After the disappointing 2012 campaign, which saw the Phils miss the playoffs for the first time since 2006, we weren’t exactly sure... Read more

Live Chat: Eagles vs. Lions

Sunday, October 14, 2012, 12:40 PM
Join Ryan Petzar of philly.com for live updates and analysis as the Eagles face the Lions at the Linc. On a mobile device? Click here. Read more

Word on the Birds: Security

Tuesday, October 9, 2012, 7:26 PM
Video: The Inquirer's Zach Berman and Marcus Hayes of the Daily News discuss the loss to the Pittsburgh Steelers, and what to expect from the Detroit Lions as they come off their bye week. Read more

For once, it's good Phelps sank

Monday, October 8, 2012, 10:32 AM
Michael Phelps proved Friday that his athletic skills aren't confined to the water. During an appearence at the Alfred Dunhill Links Championship, an annual golf tournament held as part of the European Tour, the Olympic phenom sunk an amazing 53-yard (that's 159 feet for us Yanks) shot with...his... Read more

Phillies' local television viewership falls dramatically in 2012

Wednesday, October 3, 2012, 10:25 AM
A disappointing season on the field for the Phillies has led to a big drop in local television viewership for the team's games this year. The Sports Business Journal's John Ourand and David Broughton published the magazine's annual survey of Major League Baseball's local TV ratings on Wednesday. Ourand... Read more

Two missed field goals? I like those odds

Tuesday, October 2, 2012, 11:11 PM
What's a missed field goal really worth? Quite a lot, if you're a bettin' man. In the wake of Lawrence Tynes' flubbed kick in the waning seconds of Sundays' Eagles-Giants game, the barely victorious Birds have soared to new heights in the sports betting world: the team's odds of winning the Super... Read more

Can you wear the stripes?

Monday, October 1, 2012, 6:19 PM
So the scab NFL referees are gone, the original ones are back and everything is right with the professional football universe. But people are still complaining. All this whining, this collective boo-hooing of officiating, got me thinking: does the average football fan have what it takes to throw... Read more

Can you wear the stripes? Answers

Monday, October 1, 2012, 6:14 PM
Now, let's see how you did: 1. False 2. False 3. False 4. True 5. True 6. False 7. False 8. True 9. False 10. False Read more

How the locked-out Flyers fared in their European debuts

Monday, October 1, 2012, 3:22 PM
Wayne Simmonds was held scoreless in his first game for Eispiraten Crimmitschau (Crimmitschau Ice Pirates) in Germany’s Eishockey Bundesliga. Simmonds was unable to capitalize on four scoring chances, but the Eispiraten ended up defeating Lausitzer Füchse (Lausitzer Foxes) 2-1 in overtime... Read more

Does icing the kicker really work?

Monday, October 1, 2012, 10:21 AM
If you’re anything like me, your shouts of joy at seeing Lawrence Tynes’ last-second field goal attempt sail wide last night turned to shouts of largely-unprintable expletives when you realized that Andy Reid called a timeout just as the ball was snapped, thus affording Tynes another shot... Read more
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