1. Philadelphia Phillies Face Off Against Braves, Reds in Crucial Homestand

    Finding the right words to describe the importance of the Philadelphia Phillies first half-ending home stand against the NL East leading Atlanta Braves and the NL West leading Cincinnati Reds is vexing...

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  2. Roy Halladay and the 10 Most Efficient Pitchers from the Last 30 Years

    On Monday night, Roy Halladay pitched his Major League leading seventh complete game in a 3-1 victory in a must-win series against the NL East leading Atlanta Braves. As a Phillies fan, this kinda freaks me out...

    Asher Chancey Written by Asher Chancey about over 4 years ago 2,212 reads 7 comments

  3. 2010 NL All-Star Rosters: Why the Phillies Aren't Going to the World Series

    It can now be said without a doubt that the Philadelphia Phillies will not be making their third straight trip to the World Series this October. Or at least their manager, Charlie Manuel, seems to think they won't...

    Asher Chancey Written by Asher Chancey about over 4 years ago 3,217 reads 33 comments

  4. 2010 World Cup: The 50 Hottest Fans

    To the average American sports fan, the euphoria surrounding the World Cup can seem, at a minimum, silly, and at best, overwhelming...

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  5. Can the San Francisco Giants' Tim Lincecum Still Win His Third Cy Young?

    Remember Tim Lincecum, that phenom who won the last two NL Cy Young Awards in his second and third seasons? Lincecum, enjoying a merely excellent season, has become yesterday's news ...

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  6. Top 10 Quarterbacks Who Were Made By Their Receivers

    What do Drew Brees, Tom Brady, and Peyton Manning all have common. They are three quarterbacks who could succeed with anybody lined up at wide receiver. In fact, they are three quarterbacks who have succeeded with anybody lined up at wide receiver...

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  7. Top 25 Career Milestone Near-Misses in Baseball History

    In 2009, Trevor Hoffman fooled the Milwaukee Brewers front office, coaches, players, and fans by being nothing short of awesome. In 55 games, he put together a 0.907 WHIP, a 3.43 K:BB ratio, a 3-2 record, 37 saves, and a 1...

    Asher Chancey Written by Asher Chancey about over 4 years ago 7,106 reads 27 comments

  8. Ten Worst NL Pitchers With Better Records Than Roy Halladay in 2010

    On Wednesday, the last day of June in the 2010 Major League Baseball season, Roy Halladay of the Philadelphia Phillies pitched a complete game in which he allowed 13 hits but also struck out 10 batters while walking none...

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  9. The 12 Best MLB Pitchers Ever Under Six Feet Tall

    How tall do you have to be to ride the rides at the ballpark? Being tall doesn't hurt, but it is certainly no requirement...

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  10. The Top Players in Franchise History for Every Team in the NBA

    Is Kobe Bryant the greatest Laker of all time now that he has won his fifth NBA Championship? Being the greatest Laker of all time likely means being considered one of the top five ...

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  11. The Top Player in the History of Every Team in the NFL

    Now that his career as a Philadelphia Eagle is officially over, maybe it is now time to ask: Was Donovan McNabb the greatest Philadelphia Eagle of all time? Obviously, it all depends ...

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  12. Top Player in the History of Every Major League Baseball Team

    Is Chase Utley the Greatest Philadelphia Phillie of All Time? As of now, no. That title goes to Mike Schmidt, and after Schmidt there are probably at least three other players—Ed ...

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  13. Top 10 Philadelphia Phillies Prospects to Get Excited About

    There can be no doubt about it: the cream of the Philadelphia Phillies minor league crop is none other than Domonic Brown...

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  14. Frank Thomas, Ted Williams, and the Adjusted 500 Home Run Club

    In a recent column, I set out to provide an Adjusted 400 Home Run Club , with alterations made based on era, missed time, and favorable vs. non-favorable home ballparks...

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  15. Derek Jeter and the Top 10 Hometown Heroes of 2010

    One of the myriad things that makes baseball unique amongst the major professional sports leagues is the non-uniform fields of play...

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  16. MLB Trade Rumors: Matthew Rizzotti Heating Up at the Right Time

    In a season in which the Philadelphia Phillies have made Ryan Howard one of the richest first basemen in major league history, the unexpected has happened in the minor leagues: left-handed ...

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  17. With Their Shortstop Back, the Philadelphia Phillies Are On a (J-)Roll.

    The mystery is over. No need to even have a vote. We now know who the Most Valuable Player in the National League is. It isn't Albert Pujols, Adrian Gonzalez, or Ubaldo Jimenez...

    Asher Chancey Written by Asher Chancey about almost 5 years ago 170 reads 9 comments

  18. MLB Trade Rumors: Will the Philadelphia Phillies Re-Acquire Cliff Lee?

    Philadelphia Phillies General Manager Ruben Amaro has a decision to make, and Phillies fans can only hope he makes the right one despite recent history. The Philadelphia Phillies need to get Cliff Lee back...

    Asher Chancey Written by Asher Chancey about almost 5 years ago 5,452 reads 13 comments

  19. 50 Things We Love About Sports

    755. In most ordinary walks of life, 755 is just a number, the number after 754 but before 756. But sports fans all know what that number means. In the language of sports, 755 carries a unique, special meaning...

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  20. The 49 Home Run Club: Guys Who Missed Immortality by One Swing

    There are 25 players who have hit 50 or more home runs in a single season, and they have combined to accomplish the feat on 41 different occasions...

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  21. 2010 FIFA World Cup: Who Has the Hottest WAGs and Fans in Group G Play?

    As the World Cup progresses into its second week of competition, and at the same time takes America by storm, we take a look at the hottest WAGs and fans of each team, by grouping...

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  22. Why the Philadelphia Phillies Are Delighted To Lose 13-10 To Minnesota

    When you are a fan of a team like the Philadelphia Phillies, sometimes you'd rather score 10 runs and lose than score one run and win, particularly when your team has been struggling to score runs...

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  23. Top 10 Baseball Events You Missed During Game Seven of the NBA Finals

    The NBA FInals are always fantastic. A Lakers-Celtics Finals is all-the-better. A Lakers-Celtics Game Seven is a can't miss. We understand that you were pre-occupied with basketball last night...

    Asher Chancey Written by Asher Chancey about almost 5 years ago 1,002 reads 19 comments

  24. Eight LeBron James Stats for Haters to Consider

    Admit it: You think this has all been ridiculous. If LeBron James was so good, wouldn't his team still be playing? Wouldn't he have as many championships as Michael Jordan by now? ...

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  25. Fixing Three Major League Problems with Major League Baseball

    The Philadelphia Phillies face off against the New York Yankees this week in Yankee Stadium, providing baseball fans in the Northeastern United States with an opportunity to enjoy interleague ...

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