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Charlie Manuel out as Phillies manager

A nine year run has come to an end. On Friday the Philliesheld a 2:30 press conference to announce that the best manager in team history is no long...

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Cracked Bell Sports 2013 fantasy foot...

Fantasy football season is right around the corner. Ive compiled a list of the top 25 fantasy QBs, the top 25 RBs, top 50 WRs, and top 15 TEs. The ...

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Bad market could result in a return t...

One year ago Carlos Ruiz was just about the only thing worth watching on a Phillies team that failed to make the post season for the first time sin...

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Window Closed: Why the Phillies exten...

At some point the Phillies front office needs to turn the page. At some point the Phillies fans need to stop saying the “window is closing...

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Extended: Why resigning Chase Utley w...

Be honest with yourself, you love Chase Utley. You love Chase Utley, I love Chase Utley, literally it is impossible if you are a Phillies fan too n...

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Phillies becoming players on the inte...

On Tuesday night Baseball America’s Ben Baldler tweeted out that he would be “shocked” if the Phillies failed to sign Dominican p...

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For the betterment of baseball: MLB l...

While this is a blog dedicated to sports in Philadelphia, I am also a sports fan and one of my favorite sports is baseball. So for all of those who...

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A look back at the 2012 Phillies dead...

My “sources” can confirm that we have absolutely no idea what the Phillies lineup will look like August 1, 2013. With differing reports...

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What they're saying: The Philadelphia...

In recent years the Sixers draft has been received with a shurg. Not awful, not great, but nothing Sixers fans could really get excited ahout. That...

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Hinkie makes his mark. Trades Jrue Ho...

A little after 1 am a tired Sam Hinkie addressed the media. On the heels of the most active Sixersdraft in recent memory Hinkie, because of league ...

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Who is to blame for the Ilya Bryzgalo...

Disaster. The dictionary defines disaster as a sudden event, such as an accident or a natural catastrophe, which causes great damage or loss of lif...

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Biddle, Franco, tabbed to represent P...

On Wednesday the 2013 MLB Futures Game rosters was announced. The Phillies had the maximum number of players allowed per team, two. The players cho...

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The 2012 Wish List: 5 Moves The Phill...

With free agency starting November 3rd at midnight, the Philadelphia Phillies have some decisions to make. Phillies general manager Ruben Amaro Jr ...

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1-4 Start Has Eagles Fans Seeing Red....

A month ago Philadelphia was sports heaven, now it has turned into sports hell. Philadelphia has seemingly taken a trip back in a time machine to t...

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Baez & Bastardo: How One Of The Teams...

For baseball fans, July 22, 2011 was any ordinary day. But to Philadelphia Phillies fans, it was a day to rejoice. Danys Baez, a relief pitcher who...

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Overworked? Or More Effective? The My...

Work load. Its an ugly word if you’re a pitcher, and a potentially devastating word if you’re a fan. The thought of your teams ace, who...

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Philadelphia Flyers have blockbuster ...

Mike Richards and Jeff Carter are no longer Flyers.Take a deep breath and read those lines again.No. Longer. Flyers.For Jeff Carter, this is the co...

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The Phillies Dont Need To Add An Impa...

Michael Young, Josh Willingham, Jason Kubel, Michael Cuddyer, Jose Bautista, Justin Upton, B.J.Upton, Jon Jay, Ryan Ludwick. If you’re a Phil...

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This Should Be Ryan Madson's Last Yea...

“Don’t Stop Believing.” This classic song by the band Journey has been chosen as the entrance song to Phillies closer Ryan Madson...

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Would Bryzgalov Be Worth It For The F...

Two things were apparent on May 7, 2011, the day after the Philadelphia Flyers were bounced from the second round of the playoffs. The first was th...

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