1. No. 6 Carolina Hurricanes vs. No. 3 New Jersey Devils

    Season Series: Hurricanes won, 3-1 The Devils have all of the pieces in place to make a run deep into the playoffs. Both their offense and defense has been great all season, but it’s the man in the crease that’s going to be the key for them.

    Ben Livingston Written by Ben Livingston about 5 years ago 129 reads 0 comments

  2. NHL Playoff Preview: No. 7 New York Rangers Vs. No. 2 Washington Capitals

    No. 7 New York Rangers vs. No. 2 Washington Capitals Season Series: Capitals (3-1) Why should I pick the Capitals in this one? Ovechkin. Oops. I probably should write more here…Alex Ovechkin...

    Ben Livingston Written by Ben Livingston about 5 years ago 86 reads 2 comments

  3. NHL Playoff Preview: No. 8 Montreal Canadiens vs. No. 1 Boston Bruins

    No. 8 Montreal Canadiens (41-30-11) vs. No. 1 Boston Bruins (53-19-10) Season Series: Boston won, 5-1 Oh, how the tables have turned in this rivalry! After the Canadiens swept the season ...

    Ben Livingston Written by Ben Livingston about 5 years ago 875 reads 9 comments

  4. NHL Playoff Preview: No. 5 Calgary Flames Vs. No. 4 Chicago Blackhawks

    No. 5 Calgary Flames (46-30-6) vs. No. 4 Chicago Blackhawks (46-24-12) Season Series: Blackhawks won, 4-0 In the MLB’s most recent season, we saw the two teams that are arguably two of ...

    Ben Livingston Written by Ben Livingston about 5 years ago 342 reads 0 comments

  5. Winter Classic 2010: Who Will the Boston Bruins Host?

    For those NHL fans that have been waiting to know where the next Winter Classic will be played, the wait is finally over...

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  6. Phillies Offseason Moves, Thus Far

    A summary of the transactions the Phillies have made and other things that have happened to the team since their World Series Championship clincher back on October 29th of last year...

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  7. Why America Loves Baseball

    On Oct. 31, 2008, a massive sea of people swarmed into Center City in Philadelphia, their numbers estimated to be from one to three million...

    Ben Livingston Written by Ben Livingston about over 5 years ago 1,144 reads 1 comments

  8. New York Mets Fans: Let's Take a Time-Out

    I'm going to step out of my normal, objective, tone for a second, to speak directly to the New York Mets fans (and Phillies fans) on Bleacher Report...

    Ben Livingston Written by Ben Livingston about over 5 years ago 275 reads 18 comments

  9. K-Rod Already Talking the Talk with Mets

    During the New York Mets' 2007-08 offseason, the club was down in the dumps, to say the least. Their historic collapse had left them as the laughing stock of baseball, after looking like a straight shot to the playoffs for much of the season...

    Ben Livingston Written by Ben Livingston about over 5 years ago 64 reads 7 comments

  10. Phillies Ink Raul Ibanez To Take Over in Left

    Multiple sources are reporting that the Phillies have signed outfielder Raul Ibanez to a three-year deal worth approximately $30 million, pending a physical...

    Ben Livingston Written by Ben Livingston about over 5 years ago 400 reads 4 comments

  11. A Phillies Fan's Letter to Pat Burrell

    Dear Pat, I wanted to thank you for what you have done for this Phillies team, which will forever be my team. You were the longest-tenured player on this year's 2008 World Series Champions, having been on the team for nine years...

    Ben Livingston Written by Ben Livingston about over 5 years ago 745 reads 1 comments

  12. Phillies Phix: Winter Meetings Update

    Often news from the Winter Meetings is too complicated and frequent to sift through, so if you haven't been able to keep up, here are a few quick updates on the Phillies' dealings in ...

    Ben Livingston Written by Ben Livingston about over 5 years ago 257 reads 0 comments

  13. The Philadelphia Flyers' Dangerous Dance with the Salary Cap

    Ever since taking the reins at the General Manager position for the Flyers in 2006, Paul Holmgren has done nothing but work wonders. He brought a team out from the cellar by signing top-notch players and making some very smart trades...

    Ben Livingston Written by Ben Livingston about over 5 years ago 649 reads 2 comments

  14. Phillies and MLB Playoff Predictions

    Phillies vs. Brewers: Game 1 @ Phillies: Probable Pitchers: Gallardo (0-0, 1.88 ERA) vs. Hamels (14-10, 3.09 ERA) Rundown: It isn’t comforting for Phillies fans that the first game of the playoffs is already a must-win, thanks to C...

    Ben Livingston Written by Ben Livingston about almost 6 years ago 159 reads 0 comments

  15. Wachovia Center in Line for Fourth Name Change

    According to the Associated Press, Citigroup has bought out Wachovia Securities. Along with the sale will likely come an event Flyers and Sixers fans should be quite familiar with by now—the ...

    Ben Livingston Written by Ben Livingston about almost 6 years ago 1,349 reads 7 comments

  16. A Phillies' Fan's Advice for The New York Mets

    I am an avid Phillies fan. For the second straight year, I'm watching the Mets fall apart inexplicably. I've seen the Mets organization do pretty much everything except fully admitting one simple fact...

    Ben Livingston Written by Ben Livingston about almost 6 years ago 177 reads 1 comments

  17. Philadelphia Phillies' Ryan Howard, MVP? You've Got to Be Kidding Me!

    The Philadelphia Phillies' Ryan Howard has had a great second half of the year that has understandably generated a lot of talk about him being a possible NL MVP front-runner...

    Ben Livingston Written by Ben Livingston about almost 6 years ago 775 reads 20 comments

  18. "Lights Out" Once Again: How Brad Lidge Proved You Wrong

    In the Phillies 2008 Yearbook, each player was asked what single thing annoyed them most in the world...

    Ben Livingston Written by Ben Livingston about almost 6 years ago 346 reads 1 comments

  19. Is It Time To Stop Booing?

    Back in May, on his Comcast.net sports column "Tuesdays with Russakoff", Lee Russakoff wrote an article titled, "I Thought I Was Your Boo", in which he made a simple argument: Booing ...

    Ben Livingston Written by Ben Livingston about almost 6 years ago 246 reads 1 comments

  20. Get Outta Here: The Ryan Howard Saga

    Playoff contenders aren't supposed to be looking to trade a league leader in home runs and RBI. Playoff contenders aren't supposed to be shopping players that won the Rookie of the Year award three years ago and the MVP award two years ago...

    Ben Livingston Written by Ben Livingston about almost 6 years ago 544 reads 6 comments

  21. Making Space for Sundin

    When Mats Sundin hit the free agent back in July, the Philadelphia Flyers were probably dead last in the sweepstakes to sign him...

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  22. The Lesson Not Learned: Flyers Balk on Defense

    Most Flyers fans choose to completely forget the 2008 Eastern Conference Finals. Apparently, Paul Holmgren has as well...

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