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2013 NHL Draft: Everything you need to know about the Flyers draft picks

Sunday, June 30, 2013, 5:15 PM
Here's some background on the newest members of the Philadelphia Flyers. First-round pick: Samuel Morin Previous organizations: QMJHL, Rimouski Oceanic Birthdate: July 12, 1995 Height: 6-6 Weight: 203 Position: Defenseman Stats: 46 GP, 4 G,12 A, 16 P, 117 PIM Scouting Analysis: According to hockeysfuture... Read more

Matt Osborne aka Doink the Clown left an indelible mark on the professional wrestling industry

Sunday, June 30, 2013, 4:57 PM
Matt Osborne may be gone, but his mark on the business of professional wrestling will leave an everlasting legacy. Osborne was known to more die-hard wrestling fans as “Maniac” Matt Borne, but to the more casual wrestling fan he was the original Doink the Clown. Osborne passed away Friday... Read more

I'm going to miss drawing Andrew Bynum

Sunday, June 30, 2013, 1:25 PM
With all the positive vibes in town about the rebuilding plans the Sixers have put in motion, I figured it was a chance for me to squeeze Andrew Bynum into one more cartoon. Bynum has been a favorite of mine to draw. He just comes complete with so many cartooning angles - wacky hairstyles, a proclivity... Read more

Live chat: 2013 NHL Draft, 3 p.m.

Sunday, June 30, 2013, 10:14 AM
Join us for live updates and commentary as the 2013 NHL Draft gets underway at 3 p.m. On a mobile device? CLICK HERE to join the chat! Read more

Golfer D.H. Lee gives fans the finger at AT&T National

Saturday, June 29, 2013, 7:16 PM
D.H. Lee let the crowd at the AT&T National in Bethesda, Md. get the best of him Saturday when he gave the middle finger to some fans at the 12th hole. It was clear that Lee was upset with how he was playing as he picked up four bogeys on the back nine and tied for 20th after finishing +4 for... Read more

NHL '14 cover boy revealed

Saturday, June 29, 2013, 3:05 PM
After endless weeks of debate and voting, broken dreams and shattered hopes, the cover of NHL '14 has finally been unveiled. It's been weeks now, since Wayne Simmonds was voted out of contention. We've known for a long time that whoever is on this cover, they won't be wearing orange and black. Today... Read more

New Jersey Devils goalie Martin Brodeur named NHL '14 cover athlete

Friday, June 28, 2013, 8:44 PM
EA Sports’s NHL '14 cover vote has come to an end after a long online and twitter voting campaign that began on April 22. On Friday, EA Sports finally announced who would be on the poster boy on their latest NHL videogame. The New Jersey Devils’ goaltender Martin Brodeur is this year's... Read more

Phanatic helping local youth soccer team get to national tournament

Friday, June 28, 2013, 5:40 PM
The U16 Boys MonU Celtic team won the ASL (Atlantic Soccer League) Championship held at the Bryan Soccer Complex in Greensboro, NC on June 22-24, 2013. "Our team plays at the highest level of U16 soccer," said Paul Duddy, now in his 7th season as coach of the team. "We won playing some great teams... Read more

What I took away from Sam Hinkie's first draft with the Sixers

Friday, June 28, 2013, 4:55 PM
I really didn’t know what to expect from the Sixers heading into Thursday night’s NBA Draft. I headed to Brooklyn sort of sensing a trade - Sam Hinkie had just been too dang quiet to not have something up his sleeve. I thought maybe Evan Turner would (finally) be shipped out of town, or... Read more

Patriots offer free jersey exchange for anyone who bought an Aaron Hernandez jersey

Friday, June 28, 2013, 3:42 PM
Former Patriots tight end Aaron Hernandez is in some pretty deep trouble; the kind of trouble that makes an organization want everyone to forget he was ever there. And phase one is to aid all those poor souls who purchased Aaron Hernandez jerseys. #Patriots announce people who purchased an Aaron... Read more
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