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  • Dodgers come up short in 3-2 loss to Phillies

    Dodgers come up short in 3-2 loss to Phillies
    KEY MOMENT: With one out in the 10th inning, Phillies catcher Carlos Ruiz popped up to shallow left field. Left fielder Carl Crawford and shortstop Hanley Ramirez failed to communicate, resulting in a drop by Crawford. Ruiz reached second base on the...
  • Why the 2014 Cubs are like 'The Office'

    I'd love to have the luxury of comparing the Cubs to a show like "The Walking Dead," or any popular scripted drama for that matter. Alas, in terms of quality, drama and critical acclaim, the Cubs are more like a sitcom. A sitcom on its way up, no doubt,...
  • IronPigs not worried about increased competition for local entertainment dollar

    IronPigs not worried about increased competition for local entertainment dollar
    When the Lehigh Valley IronPigs opened the gates of Coca-Cola Park for the first time on March 30, 2008, for an exhibition game against the Phillies, the local entertainment landscape — not to mention the skyline of downtown of Allentown —...
  • Excitement still cranked all the way up for IronPigs

    Excitement still cranked all the way up for IronPigs
    Koyie Hill's head stopped spinning long ago. At age 35, the catcher is old enough to understand any comparison of his career to that of the infamous Crash Davis, even if it's a stretch. Maikel Franco's head, by comparison, was recently placed on a...
  • Braun's big day wasn't the feel-good story that either the Phillies or MLB wanted

    Braun's big day wasn't the feel-good story that either the Phillies or MLB wanted
    PHILADELPHIA — On April 8, 1974, a home run was hit that was cause for celebration around the baseball world. On April 8, 2014, three home runs were hit that had at least some in the baseball world turning up their noses with disgust. On the...
  • Star athletes like LeBron, Serena cash in on junk food endorsements

    Star athletes like LeBron, Serena cash in on junk food endorsements
    Superstar athletes Peyton Manning, LeBron James and Serena Williams led their colleagues with endorsements of food and beverages that are calorie-dense and unhealthful – sending mixed messages about diet and health, researchers said. Of 512 brands...
  • ESPN predicts Phillies will finish 29th out of 30 teams this season

     
    The Phillies will fail to make the playoffs and record only 66 wins this year - a number they've failed to reach only once since 1995. That's what ESPN's David Schoenfield, who is in the process of ranking every single......
  • Sandberg "ecstatic" to be taking over in Philadelphia

     
    Ruben Amaro Jr. didn’t need to wait until the end of the season as many expected. The Phillies general manager had the man for the job right in front of him. Amaro announced before that the organization was lifting the......
  • Saying goodbye to a big chapter of my life

     
    Summing up 18 years as a sports writer in the newspaper business is something I wish I could do. My passion for the business, my love of sports and the wonderful people who have surrounded me are making that impossible.......
  • $1-million contract sets another record for Angels' Mike Trout

    TEMPE, Ariz. -- Mike Trout has yet to play a game this season but already has broken a record. The Angels signed Trout to a one-year, $1-million contract on Wednesday, the highest salary ever for a one-year deal with a player not yet eligible for salary...
  • Getting girls moving is part of program's goals

    Even though it's still winter as evidenced by the massive amounts of snow covering the Lehigh Valley, the temperatures are getting warmer this weekend. Robins have been spotted since February, but haven't brought the required warm weather to send many...
  • Phillies lineup for first Grapefruit League game, Gonzalez debut pushed off

     
    The Phillies begin their Grapefruit League season today at 1:05 p.m. against the Toronto Blue Jays and the starting lineup very much resembles what the team could put out on the field Opening Day. Minus Roberto Hernandez of course. The Phillies lineup for...