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Archive: March, 2013

Live updates: Phillies vs. Braves, 7:10 p.m.

Sunday, March 31, 2013, 10:09 PM
The Phillies fell to the Braves 7-5 in the season opener at Turner Field. Cole Hamels gave up three runs in the loss. Click HERE to see the box score. Join our chat for live updates as the Phillies open the season against the Atlanta Braves at Turner Field in Atlanta, Georgia. The game is set... Read more

Pittsburgh Penguins captain Sidney Crosby out indefinitely after jaw surgery

Sunday, March 31, 2013, 3:41 PM
Pittsburgh Penguins captain Sidney Crosby is out indefinitely after having surgery for a broken jaw, the team’s Twitter account announced Sunday. Crosby was hit in the face by a slap shot from teammate Brooks Orpik during Saturday’s game against the New York Islanders. The puck knocked... Read more

Donovan McNabb doesn't think Tony Romo deserves that big contract extension

Friday, March 29, 2013, 4:59 PM
Reactions to Tony Romo's announced six-year contract extension, which comes with $55 million guaranteed and the potential to be worth $108 million in total, have been mixed. It appears some people are confused by what seems like a reward for an underwhelming career. Why the Cowboys decided that one... Read more

The great Wilmington Phillies ticket heist of 2013

Friday, March 29, 2013, 4:20 PM
It's been realtively calm in Wilmington, DE this year. It was in the "Chemical Capital of the World" that a former Olympian recently retired to a life of quiet glove-making. Nearby, the state received its first National Monument - am 1,100 acre chunk of land that extends right up to Philadelphia's... Read more

A Mets fans' embarrassing Cole Hamels photo gallery set to music from 'Les Miserable'

Friday, March 29, 2013, 3:23 PM
Sam Maxwell, proprietor of the Mets blog Converted Mets Fan, has put together a video slide show of Cole Hamels' less flattering moments with help from baseball writer Ted Berg. Being a Mets fan, Sam has taken a particular sense of glee in putting them all in a row like this and backing them with music... Read more

Tornoe Sixers caption contest winner

Friday, March 29, 2013, 12:12 PM
It's time once again to unveil the winners of Rob Tornoe's caption contest. Your runner-ups: The Sweet Sixteen is nice, but when you pick up a 7-10 split, call me. — ColdHamel Let me see if I got this: You want to win so you can play more games?! — thawthor88 Dude, get drafted and... Read more

Zoo with Roy: Phillies as your office co-workers

Friday, March 29, 2013, 11:43 AM
Zoo With Roy has a comparative piece up this morning: Phillies as your office co-workers. Check out a couple of them below and then head over to the bolg to view the rest, including Chase Utley as the office cougar. Delmon Young is the Miserable Woman In the Cubicle Next to You That Hates Her Life This... Read more

Allen Iverson forced to spend Saturday with Sixers

Friday, March 29, 2013, 8:50 AM
First there was fan appreciation night, but now the Sixers are using the lure of celebrity to draw your interest. THOUSANDS OF GOOD SEATS ARE STILL AVAILABLE FOR AI NIGHT at Sixers.com. This is a game you should attend in person. — Adam Aron (@SixersCEOAdam) March 29, 2013 I can remember... Read more

Connor Barwin takes out full page ad to thank almost literally everyone in Houston

Thursday, March 28, 2013, 12:04 PM
It's become protocol when departing a town as a formidable athlete to thank the locals through a full-page newspaper ad. Roy Halladay did it for Toronto when he came to Philadelphia; Shane Victorino did it when he left the Phillies. Recently-acquired Eagle Connor Barwin did the same for Houston thanking... Read more

Phillies to win an amount of games in 2013

Thursday, March 28, 2013, 8:51 AM
This afternoon will be the final game of the Phillies’ 2013 Clearwater Experience, as they pack up and head home for a pair of exhibition games with the Blue Jays at Citizens Bank Park. Tickets are cheap, but the games are meaningless, prompting some tough questions from the true fans. Reasons... Read more
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