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Archive: May, 2013

Former Baylor center, Brittney Griner is tired of hiding

Wednesday, May 29, 2013, 5:44 PM
Former Baylor center and openly gay female athlete, Brittney Griner is tired of hiding who she is. Griner taken at No.1 by the Phoenix Mercury in the WNBA Draft in April is ready to show her true self. Kate Fagan profiled Griner for ESPN and dug deep to discuss the athlete's experience with bullies... Read more

WATCH: Shane Victorino, you know, says 'you know' like, you know, a lot

Wednesday, May 29, 2013, 4:03 PM
Phillies fans, at least those who watch a lot of player interviews, are familiar Shane Victorino's favorite phrase, "you know." During a three-minute interview on NESN's Red Sox pregame show, the former Phillie and current Red Sox outfielder said it an astonishing 72 times. I'm no mathlete, but that... Read more

Orioles Bird destroys Nationals' presidents

Wednesday, May 29, 2013, 1:15 PM
The Orioles' mascot, the Oriole Bird, did what the Phillies could not for the majority of this past weekend and took down the Nationals. Unfortunately, this all took place at Nationals Park, so the gag was far less mean-spirited than it could have been. Read more

Manuel confirms Utley will miss three weeks

Wednesday, May 29, 2013, 12:24 PM
Chase Utley's injury time table has been slightly ambiguous as always. All we know is that he is necessary to the Phillies' success, and at the moment, they don't have him due to an oblique injury suffered during batting practice. During an interview this morning with MLB Network Radio, Charlie Manuel... Read more

Dom Brown wins month of May

Wednesday, May 29, 2013, 8:58 AM
UPTON DOWN Justin Upton's had a pretty mediocre May. — The Good Phight (@TheGoodPhight) May 29, 2013 The Braves have been the toast of the NL East thus far this year, thanks in part to the unfathomably powerful Justin Upton. But let me ask you this, Braves apologists: If Justin Upton is... Read more

Live chat: Phillies vs. Red Sox, 7:05 p.m.

Wednesday, May 29, 2013, 12:26 AM
The Phillies beat the Red Sox, 4-3, at Citizens Bank Park. Domonic Brown homered twice in the win. Check out the box score HERE. Join our chat for live updates and commentary as the Phillies begin a two-game set with the Red Sox at Citizens Bank Park. On a mobile device? CLICK HERE to join the chat... Read more

Boston Marathon victim throws out first pitch at Fenway

Tuesday, May 28, 2013, 7:59 PM
Prior to Tuesday night's game between the Phillies and the Red Sox at Fenway Park, former pitcher Pedro Martinez was standing behind home plate talking to a few Red Sox fans, one of which was in a wheelchair. That was Jeff Bauman, a Boston Marathon bombing victim who lost both legs in the bombing... Read more

Sixers should consider Lehigh guard C.J McCollum if available

Tuesday, May 28, 2013, 6:34 PM
The Sixers desperately need some size, an issue that will only expand if Andrew Bynum is not re-signed this summer. The team is without a legitimate low-post option, and considering the Sixers’ struggles on the offensive end this past season, it is an issue that desperately needs to be addressed... Read more

Live chat: Phillies vs. Red Sox, 7:10 p.m.

Tuesday, May 28, 2013, 3:02 PM
The Phillies beat the Red Sox, 3-1, at Fenway Park in Boston. Cliff Lee pitched eight innings for the win. Check out the box score HERE. Join our chat for live updates and commentary as the Phillies wrap up their two-game set with the Red Sox at Fenway Park. On a mobile device? CLICK HERE to join... Read more

Rob Tornoe's Phillies cartoon caption contest

Tuesday, May 28, 2013, 11:57 AM
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 on Friday. View more of Tornoe's cartoons Read more
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