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Phillies to give away one millionth bobble head

Friday, May 31, 2013, 10:12 PM
The Phillies are preparing to reach a milestone when they host the Miami Marlins at Citizens Bank Park on Tuesday. The one millionth Phillies bobble head figurine will be handed out at the ballpark to a lucky fan before the game, according to the team. The Toyota Carlos Ruiz Bobble Figurine, the... Read more

IronPigs involved in food fight

Friday, May 31, 2013, 2:45 PM
Another Friday, another weird voting thing to take part in. No, Wayne Simmonds didn't make the cover of NHL '14. The Phillies' uniforms aren't the coolest in baseball. And yeah, the Flyers did win one - but it was one in which only the Flyers were eligible. So when we learn of another campaign that... Read more

Tornoe's caption contest results

Friday, May 31, 2013, 12:01 PM
On Monday, we asked for your best captions for this Phillies cartoon by Rob Tornoe. Now, it's time to find out who came on top. Your winner, courtesy of MRuberton. Here are the runner-ups: "The steroid era was a hell of a lot more interesting than the Ambien era." — Jesse C. "Cole must be... Read more

Spelling Bee disrupts Phillies prospect's evening

Friday, May 31, 2013, 8:51 AM
ESPN viewers tuning in to watch Baseball Tonight were confused and angry to learn that the Scripps Spelling Bee was last night. Makes sense ESPN has the spelling bee on right now. Guess no baseball is being played. — Cody Asche (@cody_smasche) May 31, 2013 This year, contestants were required... Read more

LeSean McCoy voted No. 45 on the annual NFL top 100 players list

Thursday, May 30, 2013, 8:53 PM
Eagles running back LeSean McCoy has had an interesting offseason, but his on-the-field prowess is still widely respected. The NFL players voted McCoy No. 45 on the their annual top 100 list. Despite being on relatively good footing in the top 100, No. 45 is a large drop off from where he was ranked... Read more

Sixers coaching search: What's the wait?

Thursday, May 30, 2013, 7:44 PM
For a team unsure of how the lineup will look next season, without a coach, and with a lottery pick looming, the Sixers have kept things considerably quiet since the hiring of Sam Hinkie. The silence is not necessarily a bad thing, as it is very possible that Hinkie has a plan in place. Maybe he is... Read more

Dom Brown is bigger than the Hulk

Thursday, May 30, 2013, 6:07 PM
Don't make Dom Brown angry. You won't like him when he's angry. Ryan Lawrence of the Daily News tweeted the below photo, and yes, that is actor Lou Ferrigno with Ben Revere, Delmon Young and Dom Brown. The only question is, which one played the Hulk? Looks to me like it was Brown. Read more

Kutztown confident going into Collegiate Rugby Championships

Thursday, May 30, 2013, 5:58 PM
The Collegiate Rugby Championship will get underway on Friday in Philadelphia at PPL Park. There will be a few local schools participating in this year, but perhaps one of the most overlooked schools is Kutztown University. Kutztown, which will be in Pool C competing against Temple, Virginia Tech... Read more

Royals seek Phillies legend

Thursday, May 30, 2013, 8:50 AM
The Royals are in the middle of another bad season, and may be in the market for some change at the top. Manager Ned Yost, who was recently accused of attempted sabotage of the Chiefs, has found himself on such a hot seat, they're already speculating about replacements. One theory is Jim Fregosi... Read more

St. Louis Cardinals steal lead in Power Rankings

Thursday, May 30, 2013, 3:46 AM
This week's No. 1 ranking belongs to Carlos Beltran and the St. Louis Cardinals. Beltran and the Cards are 20-9 on the road with three consecutive wins. Starting pitcher Lance Lynn helped earn St. Louis the top spot with his current 7-1 record. In other news around the league, Los Angeles Angels outfielder... Read more
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