1. 2011 Phillies: Victorino Headed to DL, Domonic Brown Makes Triumphant Return

    In the 1960s, the Virginia Slims corporation famously, and some might say infamously, marketed its cigarettes to young professional women using the slogan: “You've come a ...

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  2. 25 Most Bitter Athletes in Sports History

    In our American society, there is perhaps no more revered and coveted profession than professional athlete...

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  3. MLB Trade Rumors: The 20 Sexiest Names on the Trade Block

    About six weeks into the 2011 season, Major League Baseball teams are developing a pretty good feel for what they have and what they need and, for some teams, whether they will be buyers or sellers at the trade deadline...

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  4. 2011 Philadelphia Phillies: A Bad Team with the Best Record in MLB

    In politics, they say that “perception is reality.” Fortunately, they do not say this in professional sports, because if they did, the Philadelphia Phillies would be in real trouble...

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  5. Power Ranking the Top 50 Worst Chokes in Sports History

    What is a choke? Like pornography, we know it when we see it. A choke is being favored going into a championship game and playing flat. A choke is having a game locked up and giving it away...

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  6. 2011 NFL Schedule: Breaking Down the Philadelphia Eagles 2011 Opponents

    The NFL released the full 2011 NFL Schedule on Wednesday, which is always a cause for great excitement. For the moment, we will leave aside the fact that the NFL announcing its ...

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  7. MLB Power Rankings: 13 Terrible Moments from Inside the Broadcast Booth

    As a major league first baseman, Keith Hernandez was underrated, but was also one of the best. A tremendous defender and a terrific contact hitter, Hernandez would have made the Hall ...

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  8. NFL Power Rankings: Philadelphia Eagles' Top 10 Pass Rushers of All-Time

    Say what you will about the history of the Philadelphia Eagles , this is a team that has known great pass rushers. From Chuck Bednarik to Trent Cole , the Eagles and their fans have always prided themselves on their tenacious defense...

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  9. Chase Utley: Power Ranking the Phillies' Top 10 Second Basemen of All-Time

    The Philadelphia Phillies are just over two weeks into the 2011 baseball season, and their superstar second baseman has yet to take the infield. Unfortunately, at this point there is no guarantee that Utley will take the field this season...

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  10. Philadelphia Phillies: Are the Phillies Better Without Chase Utley?

    Bill Simmons calls it the Ewing Theory . Other sports fans have associated the phenomenon with Peyton Manning, Alex Rodriguez , Tiki Barber and Drew Bledsoe. But in Philadelphia, there is only one player who should come to mind: Bobby Abreu...

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  11. Top 25 Worst Championships Ever

    The 2011 NCAA tournament was exciting, dynamic and unpredictable. Most people's tournament brackets were in the trash can by the Final Four, as the nation was treated to a bevy of upsets, shockers and Cinderella teams...

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  12. Power Ranking Philadelphia's Top 25 Greatest Championship Teams Ever

    Philadelphia is known, in modern times anyway, as a city of championship frustration. The Philadelphia Phillies won a championship in 2008, but the trips to the championship rounds ...

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  13. The 8 Best Playoff Upsets in 76er History

    The Philadelphia 76ers are back in the playoffs, which is like a glass of cool water on a hot day. Heading into the final week of the regular season, the Sixers can rest up, get healthy and prepare for their first-round matchup...

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  14. The 10 Most Dynamic Players in Philadelphia Eagles History

    Merriam Webster's dictionary defines "dynamic" as "marked by usually continuous and productive activity or change," and "energetic or forceful." In professional sports, we all know what dynamic means...

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  15. In Memoriam: 50 Athletes We Lost Way Too Soon

    Our sports heroes loom large in our society and in our imaginations as larger-than-life icons of greatness, bigger, faster and stronger than us mere mortals...

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  16. Manny Ramirez Retires: Manny and the Top 25 Right-Handed Hitters of All Time

    One the greatest right-handed hitters of all time retired on Friday afternoon. Manny Ramirez goes riding off into the sunset after a career spent lighting up the scoreboard. But it was also a career mired in controversy...

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  17. 2011 MLB Predictions: Each Team's Biggest Concern Heading into the Season

    Is Derek Jeter too old? Is he too slow? Is he a bad defender? Can he still hit? Can he still run? These are all relevant questions, but in 2011, they are not the biggest concerns that the New York Yankees have heading into the regular season...

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  18. The Most Crushing Losses in Sports History

    What is a crushing loss? A crushing loss is a loss in which the losing team is not only at the wrong end of the final score but also goes on to be on the wrong end of history...

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  19. Philadelphia Phillies: Daily Fun Fact for the Astros Series Finale

    If the Philadelphia Phillies ' first game of the 2011 was a microcosm of how we expect the 2011 season to play out—shut-down starting pitching, clumsy bullpen and just enough ...

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  20. Philadelphia Phillies: Daily Fun Fact for Cliff Lee's First Start

    The Philadelphia Phillies are 1-0 after a by-the-skin-of-their-teeth win over the Houston Astros yesterday...

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  21. 2011 MLB: Philadelphia Phillies Daily Fun Fact for Opening Day

    The Philadelphia Phillies opened the season today with an awe-inspiring bottom of the ninth, come-from-behind 5-4 victory, after a less than inspiring first eight innings of the season against their old nemesis, the Houston Astros...

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  22. Derek Jeter, Ivan Rodriguez and the Top 20 MLB Milestones for 2011

    Another baseball season is underway with a smattering of baseball games on Thursday, and once again spring is here...figuratively, if not literally...

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  23. 2011 NFL Draft: 10 Players the Philadelphia Eagles Should Be Targeting

    In every city I have ever lived in, March has marked the arrival of warm weather. Not so in Philadelphia. In Philly, March's motto could be, "In like a lion, out like a lion...

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  24. Philadelphia Eagles: All-Time Positional All-Stars in Team History

    The off-season is a good time to take inventory on the state of your franchise. The Eagles have given Philly fans lots of reasons to be grateful over the years, but more recently ...

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  25. MLB Trade Needs: Each Team's Biggest Target Heading Out of Spring Training

    The 2011 Major League Baseball season starts this week, and as the teams prepare to head north, there are still holes to be filled on just about every major league depth chart...

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