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  1. LaRussa Helped J-Rolls Cause

    Apr 4, 2006, 6:10 PM EDT

    From Jim Salisbury on Philly.com: It wasn’t that long ago that Cardinals manager Tony La Russa used to watch in frustration as opposing teams pitched around slugger Mark McGwire. He didn’t want to see that happen to Rollins as the Phillies’ leadoff man chased something special in a game that was all but decided. There…

  2. Get Your Temple Football Schedule!

    Apr 4, 2006, 2:31 PM EDT

    Getting bored of your rolling hills desktop wallpaper?  Well now you can get your very own desktop wallpaper of Temple University’s 2006 football schedule!  Available in 1280×1024 resolution. Poor Temple football.

  3. Fun With Sixers Pictures

    Apr 4, 2006, 1:27 PM EDT

    Kyle Korver finally finds someone he can defend. Sixers snapshot archive [Sixers.com]

  4. Charles Barkley Headed to Hall

    Apr 4, 2006, 1:07 AM EDT

    The Round Mound of Rebound is headed to the Basketball Hall of Fame.  Congrats to Sir Charles. -The Hall Calls [ESPN]-Barkley Number 1 Sports Character [CNN]

  5. A Gloomy Start with a Dash of Hope

    Apr 3, 2006, 10:16 PM EDT

    It was a nasty day in South Philadelphia with a cold rain and a hot St. Louis team putting a damper on opening day festivities for 44,000 Phillie faithful. The Phillies dug themselves an early hole and found themselves down 10-0 in the 4th.  It was a hard day to pay intricate attention to the…

  6. Wet as shit

    Apr 3, 2006, 3:36 PM EDT

      Wet as shit    Originally uploaded by emc303.

  7. Opening Day 2006

    Apr 3, 2006, 3:02 PM EDT

      Opening Day 2006    Originally uploaded by emc303.

  8. No Rain Yet

    Apr 3, 2006, 12:51 PM EDT

      No Rain Yet    Originally uploaded by emc303.

  9. Monday Extras: Play Ball! Except for Thomas

    Apr 3, 2006, 12:42 AM EDT

    Thomas Perez was released by the Phillies.  Man, I’m kind of sad.  I think this is a wise baseball decision, but this is like cutting the Phanatic to bring in a younger more athletic mascot or something.  [MLB.com]: "I’m 32 years old, and know I can help another team," Perez said. "I did my best…

  10. Sounds of Excitement

    Apr 2, 2006, 3:02 PM EDT

    This is the kind of stuff that makes blogs so great.  ESPN may be the world wide leader, but there you won’t find remixes of RBI baseball’s theme music, a Springsteen rockabilly version of "Take me Out to the Ball Game", the music from The Natural, and Field of Dreams. -Baseball Season Will Be Starting…

  11. Rollins Watch 2006

    Apr 2, 2006, 2:39 PM EDT

    Jimmy Rollins went hitless in the 3 at bats in the Phillies final spring tune up game against the Red Sox.  The National Media has been all over Jimmy Rollins streak this off season but us Phillies fans have been along for the whole ride.  I’ll be doing a Rollins Watch post with every game…

  12. J-Roll Interview

    Apr 2, 2006, 12:43 PM EDT

    A nice video interview by George Will with Jimmy Rollins to start out your Sunday. [ABC.com] via [PhilliesNation] Jimmy got a hit on Saturday against the Red Sox, but the real deal starts tomorrow.  Look out for the Rollins Watch.