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Milestone Night For Two Flyers

(Photo Credit/Associated Press) With the return of captain, Claude Giroux, the Flyers needed a win to keep themselves in the playoff hunt. Playing a struggling Arizona team, who is 1-4 in the past 5 games, Dave Hakstol chose to ride the hot hand in net by starting Neuvirth in back to back games. The Flyers […]

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Shayne Gostisbehere: Good At Hockey, Bad At Drawing Ghost Bears

Shayne Gostisbehere is good at a lot of things, however, drawing does not seem to be one of them. A picture appeared on Reddit posted by user DJMcSkillet. It appears Gostisbehere was asked to sign a fan’s helmet, a pretty traditional request for a hockey player. However, this fan had a very specific request. Gostisbehere, affectionately […]

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Neuvirth Saves The Day

(Photo/Matt Slocum/AP) Oh look at that, the Flyers are gonna give up a goal with under a minute left……….PSYCH!!! This time around the Flyers were able to hold on to the lead by the skin of their teeth, and I’m not even sure teeth have skin. Since the beginning of the first period Michal Neuvirth […]

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Is This The Greatest Team Name In Baseball?

Get your emojis ready! There are good team names and then there are great ones. This is definitely the latter. The Savannah Bananas. It is simple, yet, incredible and has already started a social media firestorm. The team, based in Savannah, Georgia, is joining the Coastal Plain League, a collegiate summer league for highly talented […]

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NHL Teams Missing Pieces

The trade deadline is now only a few days away and many moves are looming. The makeup of contenders will be altered and numerous future draft picks will trade hands among the buyers and sellers at the deadline. Four teams are within a wildcard spot in the Eastern Conference, while in the West, the Wild […]

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This Day In Phillies History

(Photo Credit/ESPN) February 23rd was an eventful day for the Phillies in 1979. That day the Philadelphia Phillies and Chicago Cubs swapped eight players. The trade deal would go as follows: The Philadelphia Phillies send Barry Foote, Ted Sizemore, Jerry Martin, Derek Botelho and Henry Mack to the Chicago Cubs in exchange for Manny Trillo, Dave Rader […]

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Goalkeeper Fakes Being Unconscious To Avoid A Red Card

This video has been out since last year and it boggles me how it hasn’t spread around quicker. It is so bizarre yet so brilliant. In 2015, during a match between Barcelona SC and Atletico Nacional, Maximo Banguera, goalkeeper for Barcelona SC, committed a foul against an opposing player. Banguera was set to receive a […]

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Jeff Francoeur Signs With The Atlanta Braves

Jeff Francoeur’s time with the Philadelphia Phillies is officially over. The fan favorite is headed back to Atlanta after signing a minor league contract with an invitation to Spring Training earlier today. Francoeur, 32, hit .258 with 13 home runs and 45 RBIs in his only year in red pinstripes. Francoeur, an Atlanta native, was […]

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Proposing A Rule Change To The NBA

(Photo Credit: Michelle V. Agins/The New York Times) The three point shot has been a fan favorite since its inception. Originally used in 1961 by the short lived American Basketball League(ABL), the idea was adopted by the American Basketball Association(ABA) in 1967. It was seen as a gimmick for over a decade until the National Basketball […]

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Jake Voracek Curses In Interview Between Periods

We’ll chalk this one up to a language barrier. Jakub Voracek, forward for the Philadelphia Flyers, was asked about the team’s feelings coming into tonight’s game vs the Maple Leafs without captain Claude Giroux. Voracek, a very colorful character, had an interesting response to the question:  

EDMONTON, AB - OCTOBER 23: Connor McDavid #97 of the Edmonton Oilers skates during a game against the Washington Capitals on October 23, 2015 at Rexall Place in Edmonton, Alberta, Canada. (Photo by Andy Devlin/NHLI via Getty Images)

NHL Basement Dwellers: Who Will Get Out

The NHL regular season is now entering its final quarter and the trade deadline is looming. Some teams are destined for playoff hockey and have practically stamped their ticket already. Others are on the bubble and may acquire that one missing piece to get them over the hump. The five teams I will highlight today, […]

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This Day In Wrestling History

On this day in 1987, Randy “Macho Man” Savage has an Altercation with a Fan… “The Miami Herald reported a altercation between Intercontinental Champion, Randy Savage and a 9 year old boy during a Thursday Night World Wrestling Federation show at the James L. Knight Convention Center on February 19, 1987. According to the Saturday, […]

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Quick Recap: Flyers at Devils

Period 1: I knew this game was going to be interesting from the start, given that both teams need to win to remain in the playoff hunt. The game started as any Flyers’ game would by taking a quick penalty… thanks to Nick Schultz interfering with Stephen Gionta. The Flyers did a pretty good job […]

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