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Archive: February, 2013

What better time for Chinese arena football?

Thursday, February 28, 2013, 8:40 AM
American companies based in China have found thesmelves stifled by regulations in the last few months, and the Chinese government is calling out the U.S. for hacking their Defense Ministry’s web site, but I think we can settle all this the old fashioned way: with some eight-man, 50-yard football... Read more

NHL Power Rankings: Inconsistent Philadelphia Flyers fall to No. 17

Thursday, February 28, 2013, 1:05 AM
This post-lockout shortened season is definitely shaping up to be a strange one. The Chicago Blackhawks remained the most dominant team in the league, while the Columbus Blue Jackets stayed the worst. Despite being hit with injuries, the Ottawa Senators have surprised everyone and continue to pile... Read more

Live updates: Phillies vs. Braves, 1:05 p.m.

Wednesday, February 27, 2013, 7:29 PM
Join our chat for live updates and commentary as the Phillies take on the Atlanta Braves at Bright House Field in Clearwater, Fla. The game is scheduled to begin at 1:05 p.m. On a mobile device? Click HERE to join the chat. Read more

Keswick Tavern hosts all-female wing-eating contest

Wednesday, February 27, 2013, 1:45 PM
For the sake of full disclosure, I went to Tuesday night's all-female wing-eating competition to cheer on my little sister, Victoria, but I left with the knowledge that those girls can eat a heck of a lot more than I can. What started as some friendly trash-talking during an all-you-can-eat wing night... Read more

Sixers find low point; sink lower

Wednesday, February 27, 2013, 8:37 AM
The Sixers' hopes of making the playoffs crawled out of a river in New Jersey yesterday, and boy, they did NOT look good. If you've got eleven and a half minutes to waste, then find your nearest companion, hold hands, and schedule a viewing of Doug Collins' post game press conference from the team's... Read more

From Philly to the world: 30 local products who gained national sports fame

Wednesday, February 27, 2013, 2:59 AM
Philadelphia has a rich history of producing sports figures who go on to fame beyond the region's borders. From city neighborhoods to suburban fields and our many colleges and universities, a wide range of talents have called this region home. We picked 30 people who the Philadelphia region can fairly... Read more

Live updates: Phillies at Twins, 1:05 p.m.

Tuesday, February 26, 2013, 7:24 PM
Join our chat for live updates and commentary as the Phillies take on the Minnesota Twins at Hammond Stadium in Fort Myers, Fla. The game is scheduled to begin at 1:05 p.m. On a mobile device? Click HERE to join the chat. Read more

Video: Remember when Simon Gagne and the Flyers made history?

Tuesday, February 26, 2013, 5:08 PM
Simon Gagne, reacquired Tuesday by the Flyers, played a major role in the team's 2010 Stanley Cup run - even though they came up short against the Blackhawks in the Finals. He did, however, provide one of the greatest moments in Flyers' history, a moment so great that it was memorialized by the NHL... Read more

Phillies' Domonic Brown hits mammoth home run, laughs at Miguel Cabrera

Tuesday, February 26, 2013, 3:55 PM
Yesterday, Tigers slugger Miguel Cabrera hit a monster home run of Phillies' closer Jonathan Papelbon. In what was an obvious attempt to show up Cabrera, Phillies outfielder Domonic Brown took a 7th inning pitch from Yankees pitcher Zach Nuding, a 22-year-old non-roster invitee, and put it into orbit... Read more

A new mask, Bryzgalov receives

Tuesday, February 26, 2013, 1:00 PM
Something has to pull the Flyers out of this funk. Will it be a big win? A fun song? A numb acceptance that under .500 is as good as this team can get? Because we're trying that and it's awful. No, what the Flyers need is some new hardware, which Ilya Bryzgalov - or Mr. Universe, as he is referred... Read more
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