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  1. Phanta Claus Comes Early

    Feb 10, 2006, 6:14 PM EDT

    I almost went down to the second annual Phillies holiday sale for the sole reason I wanted to see my buddy Sid dressed up as Santa next to the Phanta Claus.  It never happened.  But you can see more pictures of little kiddies with Phanta Claus in the photo gallery. Phillies fans get early…

  2. Iverson Roundup: Hope for Oden

    Feb 10, 2006, 1:17 PM EDT

    The Fanhouse points us to an article in the Charlotte Observer which says the Bobcats are thinking of putting in a bid for Iverson: "We made some inquiries if it was real," coach-general manager Bernie Bickerstaff told the Observer on Saturday. "Michael (Jordan) and I plan to sit down and chat" about whether to make…

  3. 2006 Torino Olympics Tonight

    Feb 10, 2006, 11:53 AM EDT

    Ready for The Flying Tomato?  That’s what they are calling Shaun White at NBC.  Is this one of the worst sporting nicknames of all time?  I think I would rather be called Carrot Top II or something.  Damn. You don’t need a program to identify the teenage sensation from sunny Southern California. Just look for…

  4. Chris Webber & Tyra Banks

    Feb 10, 2006, 10:21 AM EDT

    One of the only reasons I ever venture to is their sometimes great photo galleries.  Today they have some of the top celebrity/athlete breakups of all time.  It’s a bit surprising that Alyssa Milano only made the list twice?!?  Anyway, I bet if Tyra Banks were still dating CWebb and she got all Spike…

  5. Most Hated Athlete: Terrell Owens

    Feb 9, 2006, 11:29 PM EDT

    GQ asked pro athletes who are the 10 most hated among them and who do you think came in at number one?   You guessed it, Terrell Owens. 1. Terrell OwensOwens after beating the New York Giants, November 2004.Unsportsmanlike conduct: Behavior detrimental to the teamBonus points for: Contract-negotiating high jinks, telling Eagles coach Andy Reid to…

  6. Tift County High

    Feb 9, 2006, 3:43 PM EDT

    MTV’s next Two-A-Days has to be filmed at Tift County High.

  7. Hugh Douglas Calls Out McNabb

    Feb 9, 2006, 12:51 AM EDT

    Hugh Douglas thinks Donovan can lead on the field, but in the locker room, he can’t get in anyone’s face: "The thing that Donovan needs — it’s been proven, especially this year — he needs other people to lead," Douglas told WIP-AM (610). "He’s not a leader. He doesn’t want to lead. He is the…

  8. AI: ‘a change may be the best thing for everyone’

    Feb 8, 2006, 10:00 PM EDT

    It looks like A.I. may have played his final game wearing a Sixers uniform.  Iverson was told he did not need to come to the Wachovia Center tonight for their game against the Wizards.  Iverson released the following statement through his agent. his morning, I went to the practice facility and was ready to participate…

  9. Comment Section

    Feb 8, 2006, 10:53 AM EDT

    Paul Hagen, in an article talking about the Phillies being in an enviable position by having a surplus of quality veteran starters, gives us a math lesson:  2 + 2 = 4, it’s just that simple. Let’s check out some of the bright thoughts in the comment section of the article.  Terry Penelton has an…

  10. Report: Iverson Taps Out

    Feb 8, 2006, 9:28 AM EDT

    Citing two NBA GMs and the agents for a pair of 76ers, Peter Vecsey of the New York Post has reported that Allen Iverson has asked to be traded. According to the Post article, Iverson met with Billy King on Tuesday and demanded to be moved. Vecsey supports the agents’ story with statements from two…

  11. Operation Slap Shot

    Feb 7, 2006, 6:11 PM EDT

    I used to love Rick Tocchet, basically just cause his name was Rick Tocchet.  Supposedly the whole ring has ties to Joey "Skinny Joey" Merlino, who was seen years ago sitting in Eric Lindross’ seats.  Throw in Wayne Gretsky’s wife for good measure and you have yourself one hell of a gambling scandal.  ESPN: New…