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Most crippling Phillies statistic of the afternoon

Saturday, August 31, 2013, 7:25 PM
Sometimes, morbid curiosity can lead us down some dark paths, and the next thing we know, we are in possession of information better left unknown. Obviously, 2013 Phillies baseball is an archive of facts like this. Here is the worst of the afternoon. Zack Greinke's been worth over 1 WAR as a hitter... Read more

Johnny Manziel will not be signing autographs

Saturday, August 31, 2013, 4:02 PM
Johnny Manziel took it himself for the first down against Rice in Texas A&M's season opener, then informed the Rice players that no, he will not be signing any autographs for them. Read more

Ref can't run half a football field backwards

Saturday, August 31, 2013, 2:52 PM
Trying to follow Wisconsin's James White as he ran 51 yards for a touchdown is harder than it looks, especially if you're doing it backwards and with far less grace. Read more

Fernando Rodney saved from harrowing bathroom ordeal

Saturday, August 31, 2013, 2:49 PM
Rays closer Fernando Rodney has had a tough year, but no foe presented a larger challenge than a stubborn bathroom door. Read more

'Nova pulls off double fake punt

Saturday, August 31, 2013, 1:15 PM
Villanova trekked up to Boston College for the season opener, where WR Jamal Abdur-Rahma and the gang waited exactly no time before attempting a fake punt with all the trimmings. Read more

Have a look at a fastball coming right at your head

Friday, August 30, 2013, 3:16 PM
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NFL quarterback cutting board

Friday, August 30, 2013, 12:05 PM
Old: "Coach wants to see you … and bring your playbook." New: "Coach wants to see you … and bring your IPad." — Adam Schefter (@AdamSchefter) August 30, 2013 People you've heard of are starting to get the ax as NFL rosters go from 75 to 53. Updates as the day continues... ... Read more

94 WIP Radiothon wants to make you Vick's new best friend

Friday, August 30, 2013, 11:14 AM
Do you like complaining about the Eagles, then spending two days bidding on their belongings? Boy, this is good news for you, then. Sunrise on September 3 will be at 6:30 a.m., so it will still be dark when you can start bidding in 94 WIP's annual Eagles Radiothon. A phone bank will be awaiting your... Read more

Citizens Bank Park to hold intense athletic contest

Friday, August 30, 2013, 10:28 AM
Are you already planning for the Phillies' offseason? So are the Phillies! Instead of a misguided attempt at the post season, the team's stadium will be rented out for a Spartan Race, an extreme obstacle couse like the one pictured above that requires all your best motor skills. The race will... Read more

Tailgaters: the way it was meant to be played

Friday, August 30, 2013, 9:52 AM
I know, I know. "What park would they have gone to that's near the Divine Lorraine?!" Obviously, you eagle-eyes out there will notice logistical errors like that. Read more
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