1. Still On the Defensive: Philadelphia Union Signs Michael Orozco

    I dare anyone to try and score on the Philadelphia Union this season. Ok, they can try but it’s not going to be easy, not with the talent they have playing at the back. The Union today announcing the acquisition of U-23 U...

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  2. Hey Kobe, How About Sol Ownership?

    It’s been a little over 24 hours since that disappointing text message appeared on my Blackberry.   “No way, are you kidding me?” I blurted to my 15-year-old son who was sitting next to me in the car at the time...

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  3. Philadelphia Union Partners With Local TV Giant 6ABC

    Given their ties to Sports and Entertainment powerhouse ESPN, it seemed only natural that the perennial No. 1 rated television station in town would partner with the MLS expansion Philadelphia Union...

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  4. NFL's All-Decade Team: 12 Members Headed To Pro Bowl

    Given the average career span of today’s NFL player, being named to the league's All-Decade Team is as much an honor as it is a testament to survival...

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  5. Super Bowl XX: Not On This Given Sunday

    Wow, has it really been 24 years? Jan. 26, 1986. Super Bowl XX, at the Superdome in New Orleans, Louisiana. Tony Eason and the New England Patriots against Jim McMahon and the Chicago Bears...

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  6. Jimmy Rollins Celebrates Biggest Catch of His Life

    Like most employers, the Philadelphia Phillies frown upon co-workers having romantic relationships; after all, employees are supposed to be concentrating on their work and not each other...

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  7. Rockford Finally Finishes Philly, Move into MISL Division Lead

    Through the first nine games of their season, the Philadelphia KiXX have won three and lost six. Those three wins all came against the Rockford Rampage. Unfortunately, Philadelphia failed in its bid last night to make that four against the Rocks...

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  8. Allen Iverson: Voted Starter for Eastern Conference All Stars

    It wasn’t that long ago that Allen Iverson had contemplated retirement, until Philadelphia asked him to rethink his decision and return to the city where his NBA career started. On Dec...

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  9. It's Official: Danny Califf Joins Philadelphia Union

    Back on Nov. 29, the Philadelphia Union acquired the league rights to U.S. Men’s National Team member Danny Califf, in a trade with the Houston Dynamo for allocation money...

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  10. A-Rod Getting a Second Chance in Philadelphia

      One year ago, Amy Rodriguez (Arod) was on top of the world, staking her place in sports history as the first ever draft pick of the fledgling Women’s Pro Soccer league...

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  11. Philadelphia Eagles Long Snapper Jon Dorenbos: Pro Bowl Bound

    The Philadelphia Eagles announced today that long snapper Jon Dorenbos has been added to the NFC Pro Bowl roster as a need player. For Dorenbos, it marks the first Pro Bowl berth of his eight-year NFL career...

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  12. If Defense Wins Championships, Why Does Donovan McNabb Get So Much Blame?

    The NFL season has once again come to an abrupt end in Philadelphia and once again the fans want Donovan McNabb gone. I guess after 11 years of hearing the same thing over and over again, you get used to being the whipping boy...

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  13. Eagles Sign Running back: CFL Rookie Of The Year

    Given the uncertain future of Eagles running back Brian Westbrook, the team today announced they have signed, Canadian Football league rookie of the year Martell Mallett of the BC Lions...

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  14. 63rd Annual NSCAA Convention Wrap-Up

    As a member of the National Soccer Coaches Association of America, I was very excited to have our 2010 convention in my home town of Philadelphia, especially given the fact that 2010 will also ...

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  15. A Family Affair With Soccer Flair: Father Son Duo Makes MLS History

    It's pretty hard to stand out when you're one of nine brothers, but stand out, is exactly what 19-year-old Teal Bunbury did, during the recent MLS SuperDraft in Philadelphia...

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  16. WPS Draft: With The 13th Pick, Philadelphia Selects....

    The chairs and tables have been put away, the banners taken down and the humidity returned to its normal level in salon 201C at the Pennsylvania Convention Center, and so ends the 2010 WPS College Draft...

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  17. 2010 WPS Draft: Hey, Philly, See You in the Second Round

    As the Women's Professional Soccer league get's set to embark on it's second annual entry draft, the expansion Philadelphia Independence find themselves on the outside of the first round looking in...

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  18. It's Official: New WPS Match Ball For 2010

    After spending the last few days rolling around Philly and hanging out at the Italian market , Pats and Genos Steaks and who knows elsewhere, our spherical little friend finally found ...

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  19. Mwanga Gets Top Billing at MLS SuperDraft

    The fact that the MLS expansion Philadelphia Union selected Oregon State forward Danny Mwanga with the No. 1 overall pick in the 2010 MLS SuperDraft, was perhaps one of the worst kept secrets in Major League Soccer...

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  20. Bracketology as a College Elective?

    Leave it to a basketball crazy school like Philadelphia's St. Joseph's University. Yes, believe it or not you can actually take a class in how to fill out you college basketball brackets for March Madness and actually get credit towards your degree...

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  21. 63rd NSCAA Convention Off To Quiet Start

    The 63rd Annual National Soccer Coaches Association of America (NSCAA) Convention officially touched off yesterday here in Philadelphia, and did so in a quiet manner...

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  22. Union and United Pull Off Pre-Draft Trade: Philly Gets Fred

    So much for the calm before the storm. On the eve of the team's first ever MLS Super Draft, Philadelphia Union CEO & operating partner Nick Sakiewicz has once again worked his magic...

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  23. KiXX Captain Pat Morris: MISL Player of the Week

    Thanks to a much-needed home-in-home sweep of the Rockford Rampage, the Philadelphia KiXX are with in striking distance of division leaders Milwaukee and Baltimore in the current Major Indoor Soccer League (MISL) standings...

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  24. MLS Player Combine: Top Prospect Mwanga Missing

    Sixty two seniors representing 44 Division I college soccer schools were invited to Fort Lauderdale, Fla this past weekend to take part in the annual Major League Soccer (MLS) player combine...

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  25. KiXX-Rampage: Philadelphia Completes Sweeps of Rockford

    Less than 24 hours after a thrilling 23-20 Liacouras Center win over Rockford (3-4), the Philadelphia KiXX repeat the feat to secure a two game sweep of their home-and-home series with the  Rampage...

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