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  1. Monday Extras

    Apr 17, 2006, 3:15 AM EDT

    -The Bulls helped the Sixers this weekend and ended all hopes of the Sixers making the playoffs.  The Sixers will now have some balls in the lottery.  My bet, 14th overall. -Brett Myers owns Colorado. [Inqy]  The Phils right the ship a bit and head back to South Philly to start a home stand on…

  2. The Orange and The Black

    Apr 15, 2006, 3:45 PM EDT

    The Flyers are currently up 4-1 going into the third against the Rangers, looking to gain some momentum heading into the playoffs. That brings me to the question of the new song titled The Orange and the Black by the band The Boils.  According to Punknews.org:        The song "The Orange & The…

  3. John Kruk to Join 950 AM Mornings

    Apr 13, 2006, 9:38 AM EDT

    Inqlings is reporting that WPEN sports talk 950 will be adding Kruker to their mornings in order to try and build their local programming in Philly: Phillies retiree John Kruk is poised to join sports talk WPEN-AM (950) in what insiders are calling a "substantial" role. The station says his role will be defined in…

  4. E-G-L.. We Teach ‘Em Young

    Apr 12, 2006, 11:58 PM EDT

    Both spelling and the proper cheer at a Phillies game.  This kid rules.

  5. Fire Charlie, Hire Dutch

    Apr 11, 2006, 4:18 PM EDT

    It seems like the only logical move at this point.  The Phillies are 1-6 and Vincente Padilla has more wins than the entire Phillies teams.  Firing Charlie Manuel isn’t the only move which needs to be made.  The Phillies have to go BIG and by big I mean metaphysical in their next hiring.  They need…

  6. Fran Dunphy to Coach Temple

    Apr 10, 2006, 12:04 PM EDT

    Former Penn basketball coach Fran Dunphy will be taking over what John Chaney left behind as Temple’s head basketball coach.  It is an interesting twist to the landscape of the Big Five.  Dunphy turned Penn into an Ivy League powerhouse and seems like a great choice to work the bench in North Philly. Penn and…

  7. Dutch on SC & Real Sports

    Apr 10, 2006, 10:03 AM EDT

    It was made known locally a few  weeks ago that Darren Daulton had seemingly lost a few of his marbles but now he has taken his metaphysics nationally, appearing on SportsCenter last night and will be making an appearance on HBO’s Real Sports with Bryant Gumbel.  From USA Today: Sad: Darren Daulton, in a new…

  8. Monday Extras

    Apr 10, 2006, 12:24 AM EDT

    Bobby Abreu lifted the Phils to their first win of the season with a walk off home run in the bottom of the ninth.  [Beerleaguer] -Philadelphia fans are like baby puppies compared to Inter Milan fans [Deadspin]-Phil wins the Masters.  How annoying did those IBM ads become after the 5th viewing? [BS&S]-The Manayunk Bike Race…

  9. Ryan Howard Has a Big Stick

    Apr 8, 2006, 3:48 PM EDT

    35 inches is a lot of wood: "Look at this," he says. "This thing’s 35 inches, 34½ ounces. But look how small it looks in his hands. We say, ‘Is it really that big? Or is it just that big when we pick it up?’ This thing is like a tree. But it’s like a…

  10. At Least They’re Honest

    Apr 8, 2006, 10:39 AM EDT

    "You know what," manager Charlie Manuel said at the end of another eulogy, "when you get right down to it, right now, I’d say the first four days out we kind of stink. That’s the bottom line. We’ve got to get better." From today’s Inqy

  11. Is it Okay to Cheer Against Your Team?

    Apr 7, 2006, 12:17 PM EDT

    With the Sixers currently on the outside looking in on the playoffs by a half a game, I’m wondering whether it is okay as a sports fan to cheer for your team to lose?  I think this is alright in certain circumstances: when your team has absolutely no shot at winning a championship were they…