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Pence Clears Big Hurdle

Sunday, July 31, 2011, 7:54 PM
Count Pittsburgh Pirates manager Clint Hurdle among one of the many who were truly impressed by the Phillies acquisition of Hunter Pence from the Houston Astros. Hurdle was effusive in his praise before the Phillies swept the Pirates with Sunday’s 6-5 win in 10 innings at Phillies at Citizens... Read more

Pence's Arrival Energizes Phillies

Sunday, July 31, 2011, 12:21 AM
Hunter Pence brings plenty positives to the Phillies but most of all his arrival has energized a team that despite its 67-39 record, can always use a jolt. The baseball season is a grind and while the Phillies have been winning with machine-like precision, the same routine at times gets a little stale... Read more

PA Playaz advance in AAU Nationals

Saturday, July 30, 2011, 8:23 PM
Playing without Villanova bound Ryan Arcidiacono, the PA Playas have rallied to make the quarter-finals of the consolation bracket at the AAU Boys’ Basketball National Championship in Orlando, Fla. This evening, the PA Playas knocked off Wisconsin Playground Elite on Saturday night to earn a... Read more

US draws Jamacia in World Cup Qualifying

Saturday, July 30, 2011, 4:19 PM
With just under two weeks before they play their first game for newly minted head coach Jurgen Klinsmann at Lincoln Financial Field, the United States national team was given the opportunity to look ahead as the qualifying pools for 2014 World Cup were announced today. The US finds themselves in the... Read more

Pence's Arrival Is All-Right With Phillies

Saturday, July 30, 2011, 12:53 AM
The first thing everybody on the Phillies talked about when discussing Hunter Pence is his grit. Pence should quickly become a fan favorite. The Philadelphia sports fan loves a player who gets his uniform dirty. And it helps when he can also play at an all-star clip. Despite all the glowing reports... Read more

Eagles press conferences from Friday, July 29, 2011

Friday, July 29, 2011, 3:14 PM
Eagles press conferences from Friday, July 29, 2011 Defensive Coordinator Juan Castillo July 29, 2011 On rookie LB Casey Matthews and his transition to MLB: “Good bloodlines, really good bloodlines. He’s a very smart kid, and he came in about 245 pounds and looks really good. He did... Read more

Spirit's Mastromatteo To Open Up Recruiting

Thursday, July 28, 2011, 10:48 AM
With the firing of head coach Butch Davis at the University of North Carolina, Holy Spirit linebacker Dan Mastromatteo plans to decommit from the Atlantic Coast Conference school according to Spirit head coach Chalie Roman. Mastromatteo earlier made a verbal commitment to attend North Carolina. "He... Read more

Area Product Looks Forward To Facing Union

Thursday, July 28, 2011, 7:32 PM
While the Union will have its usual loud fan support, not everybody will be rooting for the home team when they host the Colorado Rapids in Friday’s 7:30 Major League Soccer matchup at PPL Park. Rapids midfielder Jeff Larentowicz, a graduate of Chestnut Hill Academy, will have his own little... Read more

Bills sign kicker Hazley, former West Chester Henderson star

Tuesday, July 26, 2011, 2:06 PM
The Buffalo Bills signed undrafted free agent rookie kicker Chris Hazley from Virginia Tech. Hazley, who played football and soccer at West Chester Henderson High School, missed the first field-goal attempt of the Hokies’ 2010 season, then kicked 21 successful field goals in a row the remainder... Read more

QB Pat Devlin signs with Miami Dolphins

Tuesday, July 26, 2011, 11:25 AM
According to, Delaware quarterback Pat Devlin, one of the top undrafted players, reached a three-year agreement with the Miami Dolphins, a source said. Devlin is a graduate of Downingtown East High School in Chester County. Devlin will go to Miami and compete against incumbent quarterback... Read more
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