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Should the 76ers sign Dwight Howard?

Tuesday, April 30, 2013, 2:41 PM
After the disaster that this season developed into for Dwight Howard in Los Angeles, many are questioning if we have seen Dwight’s last days as a Laker. Howard is a free agent this summer, and despite a subpar season plagued by injury issues and questions about his mental makeup, he will have... Read more

Video: 3 biggest questions in Philly sports

Tuesday, April 30, 2013, 11:42 AM
Should Eagles fans have a better understanding of Chip Kelly after his first draft? CineSport's Noah Coslov and the Daily News' Rich Hofmann discuss this, Jason Collins & Philly's playoff gap. Read more

Baseball epidemic continues

Tuesday, April 30, 2013, 9:28 AM
There’s an epidemic in baseball right now; a painful, unchecked facet of the pastime that consistently ruins somebody’s night. Confirmed: we have a direct hit on a umpire's cup in the Giants DBacks game. — A Busted Posey (@A_B_Posey) April 30, 2013 It happens to dozens of umpires... Read more

WATCH: Walk-off homer ends 19-inning A's-Angels game

Tuesday, April 30, 2013, 8:25 AM
We're all used to staying up late to watch the Phillies when they play on the west coast. But it isn't often that a game ends just before people on the east coast start to wake up. That's what happened to the A's and Angels last night in Oakland. They played a 19-inning marathon that lasted six hours... Read more

Tornoe's take on Jason Collins, Tim Tebow

Monday, April 29, 2013, 6:48 PM
NBA veteran Jason Collins became the first active male player in the four major American professional sports to come out as gay on Monday. The same day as the New York Jets released backup quarterback Tim Tebow. Cartoonist Rob Tornoe's gives his take on the day's events. Read more

Tim Tebow offered coaching job with Legends Football League

Monday, April 29, 2013, 5:59 PM
The New York Jets released backup quarterback Tim Tebow on Monday. Tebow spent one season with the team, racking up a total of eight pass attempts. His future in the NFL remains uncertain. But the Legends Football League, formerly known as the Lingerie Football League, has reportedly offered Tebow... Read more

Former Flyers in the NHL playoffs

Monday, April 29, 2013, 12:39 PM
As expected, the current Philadelphia Flyers have no place in the 2013 playoffs. However, many of those who have donned the orange and black in the past are contending for the Stanley Cup. From former captains to future Hall of Famers, the NHL post season is crawling with ex-Flyers. Here's the complete... Read more

Rob Tornoe's Eagles cartoon caption contest

Monday, April 29, 2013, 12:33 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

Could the Phillies’ TV rights spark a bidding war between Comcast and Fox?

Monday, April 29, 2013, 10:45 AM
Last Friday, the Inquirer’s Matt Gelb wrote an interesting blog post about how the Phillies’ fall in attendance could affect the team’s finances. If the team’s crowds continue to be where they are, the team could lose as much as $25 million in revenue compared to last year... Read more

Spider-man betrays trusting public

Monday, April 29, 2013, 8:48 AM
The Amazing Spider-Man did mediocre enough at the box office to warrant a sequel, which means we finally get to see Jamie Foxx in the role he was born to play: a scientist with unnaturally hideous hair who gets superpowers after being pulverized by a lightning bolt. Spider-Man has been busy, too... Read more
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