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  1. Charles on Gnarls

    Jun 20, 2006, 12:46 PM EDT

    In case you were wondering what Sir Charles thought about Gnarls: CHARLES BARKLEY says he’s "flattered and honored" to be the namesake of Gnarls Barkley, the hip-hop/rock duo comprising Danger Mouseand Cee-Lo. The Round Mound of Rebound says he has their CD "St. Elsewhere," and "it’s pretty good, an interesting mix of rock and rap."…

  2. Own Dr. J’s House

    Jun 20, 2006, 11:05 AM EDT

    Housing prices may be softening in Philly, but if you got a couple extra million, like eleven, just sitting under your mattress you may want to pick up Julius Erving’s old crib.  In order to get the Doc’s house you have to buy another house.  I guess it’s like when you want a pretzel from…

  3. WATN: Rod Brind’Amour

    Jun 20, 2006, 9:24 AM EDT

    Congratulations to Rod Brind’Amour.  He was always a great Flyer.

  4. Monday Extras

    Jun 19, 2006, 2:26 AM EDT

    -The U.S. squad didn’t completely suck on Saturday, in fact they played rather well and kept the hopes of moving on alive by finishing 1-1 against the Italians.  The officiating on the other hand.. [NYTimes] [Deadspin]-Nike ran a very nice tribute to the late Earl Woods and fathers everywhere.  Video at Nike.com [Nike Video, need…

  5. Nine and a Half

    Jun 15, 2006, 7:55 PM EDT

    So this was the big series with the Mets.  Time to show what you are made of.  3 games.  3 losses.  It was ugly. I think this nice little piece by the Beerleaguer really captures the feelings of Phillies fans. I’m not really shocked that the Phillies are 9.5 back of the Mets, just a…

  6. Bleachers @ Wrigley

    Jun 15, 2006, 11:04 AM EDT

    061406_2035a.jpg Originally uploaded by emc303. A low low quality video from my phone after the jump. Video taken with my phone and sent to Youtube.

  7. The Mets May Be Better Than The Phillies..

    Jun 14, 2006, 2:41 PM EDT

    What do they put in the water up there in Flushing?  Kang, is this what you do before games? via Deadspin.

  8. Can You Hear Me Now, Bullpen?

    Jun 14, 2006, 12:35 PM EDT

    I’ll be heading to the historic confines of Wrigley Field tonight to watch the struggling Cubs take on the Houston Astros.  Wrigley, which is usually known for its throw back style, is the first to take on a new technology: cell phones to the bullpen.  Motorola is sponsoring the deal which is using their handsets.…

  9. Get Your Popcorn Ready

    Jun 14, 2006, 10:17 AM EDT

    Previously: Get Your Popcorn Ready

  10. AOL Sports Bloggers Live

    Jun 13, 2006, 12:39 AM EDT

    I was a guest last night on AOL Sports Bloggers Live, a weekly show put on by Jamie Mottram covering a wide variety of sports topics.  I was asked to come on and talk about the upcoming series the Phillies have with the Mets.  Also on the show were Matt Cerrone of MetsBlog.com, ESPN’s Jason…

  11. Abreu: Candy Eating God

    Jun 12, 2006, 2:46 PM EDT

    Quotes from an article on the Phillies website about Bobby Abreu without alteration: -Abreu, affectionately known as "Comedulce" (the candy-eater) in his country, has a reputation for enjoying the sweet things in life and is quite proud of it. -..he is a god in Venezuela. He can’t go anywhere without being mobbed — anywhere. -The…

  12. I Don’t Like Mondays

    Jun 12, 2006, 1:10 AM EDT

    -I don’t like Mondays.-Serbia & Montenegro couldn’t hang with my Dutch squad. [BBC]-The U.S. faces a tough match today against the Czech Republic, here is a preview.  [Fox]-The Manayunk Bike race came down to a photo finish.  No word on what place Ronnie Funtz finished. [Philly]-This is bike related, and just weird. [Yahoo]-The Phillies record…