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Merriam Theater doubles your Aziz Ansari for the week

Wednesday, March 27, 2013, 9:04 AM
Aziz Ansari will be leaving the friendly, obese confines of Pawnee, Indiana and braving the flash and pizzazz of the big city when he comes to Philadelphia tomorrow night. A second show has been added to the "Parks and Recreation" comedian's appearance at the Merriam Theater, meaning more tickets... Read more

WATCH: Flyers winger Jakub Voracek scores a goal with his neck

Wednesday, March 27, 2013, 12:46 AM
The Flyers suffered a 5-2 loss to the New York Rangers on Tuesday night, but winger Jakub Voracek had to suffer some physical pain while "scoring" a goal in the loss. Without a doubt, Voracek was the last Flyer to contact the puck. The point of contact just so happened to be his neck/throat. The... Read more

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

Tuesday, March 26, 2013, 7:18 PM
Join our chat for live updates as the Phillies travel to face the Detroit Tigers at Joker Marchant Stadium in Lakeland, Fla. The game is set to begin at 1:05 p.m. On a mobile device? Click HERE to join the chat. Read more

Big 5 teams making the Sweet 16

Tuesday, March 26, 2013, 4:38 PM
Since the NCAA tournament expanded in 1985, 14 Big 5 teams have made the Sweet 16. Here is a look at those squads. Read more

If this were any other year, La Salle would be getting all the national attention

Tuesday, March 26, 2013, 2:58 PM
When it was announced on Selection Sunday that La Salle had made the tournament, no one expected that being a 13-seed would come with so much bad luck. Most, especially Explorers fans, were just happy to be dancing. But their improbable run to the Sweet 16 has been overshadowed by an even more improbable... Read more

Lehigh Valley IronPigs introduce bathroom video games you control with, well, your pee

Tuesday, March 26, 2013, 12:02 PM
The Lehigh Valley IronPigs have announced plans to install brand new "urinal gaming systems" in all of the restrooms at Coca-Cola Park. Well, all of the men’s restrooms at least. Touted as the "world’s only truly hands-free game controller," the system will allow users to play a game while... Read more

Students putting the 'L.A.' in 'La Salle'

Tuesday, March 26, 2013, 9:15 AM
We saw over the weekend how far studetns are willing to travel to see their school's Cinderella story. Now, with La Salle cracking the Sweet 16, Explorers are gearing up for cross country road trips, due to the graphic nature of flight costs on a student budget. However, student reporters are having... Read more

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

Monday, March 25, 2013, 10:55 PM
Join our chat for live updates as the Phillies host the Tampa Bay Rays at Bright House Field in Clearwater, Fla. The game is set to begin at 1:05 p.m. On a mobile device? Click HERE to join the chat. Read more

New book: Lenny Dykstra is a racist, sexist and pervert

Monday, March 25, 2013, 4:32 PM
Former Phillie Lenny Dykstra is a sexist, racist, sexual deviant and one of the biggest all-around lowlifes you'll ever come across. So says a new book by financial journalist and ex-Dykstra employee Christopher Frankie, excerpted over the weekend by the New York Post. The explosive book -- Nailed!:... Read more

Rob Tornoe's sports cartoon caption contest

Monday, March 25, 2013, 3:00 PM
It's time once again for you to write the caption to Rob Tornoe's latest sports cartoon. Post your best ideas in the comments. Rob will pick the best and we'll announce the results in a few days. Read more
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