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PHILLIES FINISH LACKLUSTER SEASON

A break down of the team

73-89. That was the Phillies' record this season. And a lackluster 73-89 record to boot. Thus, a third straight subpar Phillies season has just concluded. And interest in the team has waned badly. This year's attendance was its lowest since 2006 and more than a half a million less than 2013 when the team also played bad baseball.

What went wrong? Almost everything. Injuries. Poor defense. Lack of punch offensively. Too many...

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Suddenly, there is some optimism in the Philadelphia sports scene

Suddenly, there is some optimism in the Philadelphia sports scene.
That will happen when the underdog Philadelphia Eagles erupt on national television with a dominating, not-as-close- as it seemed 33-27 win over heavily favored Washington. It was quite the debut for Chip Kelly, whose electrifying lightning speed offense ran...

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Hart to Host Philly Fourth-of-July Jam

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Guess who’s hosting this year’s Philly Fourth of July Jam-- the free concert on the Ben Franklin Parkway that helps cap off the city’s annual Wawa Welcome America! festivities? Philly’s own Kevin Hart.

 

Tuesday’s VH-1 press release also noted that the The Roots will again serve as musical curators and play their own set and perform with special...

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The Full Treatment

A Blog on Philly Sports

Not even Charlie Manuel has taken as much blame for the Phillies' mediocre start as general manager Ruben Amaro. The media, fans, and most of my friends insist that Amaro has done a poor job keeping this team on top of baseball. I think the critics are too hard. Amaro is probably the only person who didn't want to trade Domonic Brown over the last three years. He traded 14 farmhands to get Roy Halladay, Hunter Pence, and Roy Oswal and others...

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The Full Treatment

Strength in Time of Weakness

I travel a lot. And nothing annoys or frustrates me more than airplane security. The lines are brutal. There is always a chance of losing something or leaving something behind as I pull out my laptop out from my back pack, remove my belt, shoes, hat, and hooded sweatshirt. Since I usually refuse to go through a metal search because I have doubts of the safety of anything that involves radiation, I choose the pat down. It is not a good...

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