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  1. The great fan snowball debacle involving Philadelphia you probably never heard of

    Feb 6, 2014, 2:41 PM EDT

    Lions Eagles Football

    Why do national television broadcasters fail to mention April 11, 1907 when the Philadelphia Phillies took on the New York Giants on a snowy Opening Day. An incident so unruly that the game was called due to ravenous fans throwing snowballs at, not only each other, but also at the umpire? Probably because the game…

  2. Snowballs fly in Washington, Baltimore — classless Philadelphia Eagles fans likely to blame

    Dec 8, 2013, 5:19 PM EDT

    APTOPIX Lions Eagles Football

    In the pantheon of overblown/overdone/dead horse beaten things in Philadelphia sports, “they threw snowballs at Santa” is right up there with booing Michael Irvin and cheesesteak B-roll on national television. So far at least, we have heard no real horror stories from today’s game at the Linc. Judging by Twitter and online reactions, everyone seemed…

  3. Three big misses the Union will regret if they miss the playoffs

    Oct 18, 2013, 11:59 AM EDT

    MLS: Philadelphia Union at Real Salt Lake

    From afar, if you simply looked at this year’s standings with two games to go and last year’s standings, you’d call this season a success for the Union, whether they make the playoffs or not (this cool graphic shows the Union’s form this season). The team already has 10 more points than it earned all…