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Archive: July, 2012

Shane Victorino's Top Moments with the Phillies

Tuesday, July 31, 2012, 4:34 PM
Shane Victorino, the (former) Phillies centerfielder, has been traded to the Dodgers, the same team that left him unprotected in 2004, allowing the Phillies to claim him in the Rule 5 Draft. While not all of his moments were highlights, Victorino certainly brought a certain energy to the Phillies... Read more

Video: NFC East Preview: Training Camp

Tuesday, July 31, 2012, 1:46 PM
Are the Eagles in a better position to win the NFC East this season than division-rival Dallas Cowboys? Clifton Brown of the Sporting News examines this and more as he looks around the division. Read more

Live Updates: MLB Trade Deadline

Tuesday, July 31, 2012, 9:10 AM
With the MLB trade deadline set for 4 p.m. today, and the Phillies already rumored to be talking to multiple teams about a handful of players, follow along for the latest updates from our writers as well as some national baseball scribes. On a mobile device? Click here to follow. Read more

Olympic swim team would like you to call it, maybe

Friday, July 27, 2012, 11:07 AM
In yet another iteration of the Internet meme that has since become escapable, the U.S. Olympic swim team has created its own lip sync version of "Call Me Maybe." Sure, we know, you've seen it all before. But there's a certain novelty to watching top medal hopefuls awkwardly sashay down an airplane... Read more

Blind South Korean man sets world record in archery

Friday, July 27, 2012, 8:39 AM
Setting a world record at the Olympics is an impressive feat. It becomes even more impressive when the competitor is legally blind. What Im Dong-hyun of South Korea did in London on Friday borders on nearly impossible. Legally blind, Im set the world record, the first world record set at these games... Read more

Video: Police used pepper spray on Dion Lewis

Thursday, July 26, 2012, 9:32 AM
Eagles veterans reported to camp yesterday, and that includes backup running back Dion Lewis, who is sure to field many questions dealing with his offseason arrest. By now you have all read about how Lewis was arrested on felony charges for pulling the fire alarm at a hotel in Albany, New York. You... Read more

Soul chat with assistant coach Clint Dolezel

Wednesday, July 25, 2012, 9:42 PM
Philadelphia Soul assistant coach Clint Dolezel took questions from Soul fans in a live chat. Dolezel is a finalist for the 2012 AFL Hall of Fame class and was named the eighth-best player in league history by a special committee. Read more

Video: Hamels talks about $144 million contract with Phillies

Wednesday, July 25, 2012, 3:42 PM
Video: Phillies pitcher Cole Hamels met with the media today to discuss his new six-year, $144 million contract. The deal was the second-richest ever for a starting pitcher and makes Hamels the highest paid player in Phillies franchise history. Read more

Live chat: Phillies vs. Brewers

Wednesday, July 25, 2012, 6:12 AM
Join us for live updates and commentary as the Phillies and Brewers finish their series with an afternoon matchup at Citizens Bank Park. First pitch is set for 1:05 p.m., with Vance Worley scheduled to face Milwaukee's Marco Estrada. If you're on a mobile device, click here to follow along and post... Read more

Reports: Phillies get six-year, $144 million deal done with pitcher Cole Hamels

Wednesday, July 25, 2012, 1:34 AM
The Phillies and pitcher Cole Hamels have reached agreement on the second-richest contract ever given to a starter, according to multiple reports. The deal is a six-year pact worth $144 million, according to Jon Heyman of The contract would be second only to the seven-year, $161 million... Read more
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