1. When Fantasy Baseball Becomes a Nightmare (Humor)

    Hope springs eternal every year for the fantasy baseball player. But oftentimes, that hope turns to despair rather quickly. Still, if you thought your team was having a rough time, just be thankful you aren’t this guy...

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  2. Philadelphia Flyers: Plans for the Offseason and Beyond

    Rather than trying to analyze the Flyers’ failure to win the Stanley Cup, their 34th year in a row without one, let’s instead look ahead and see what can be done to help end the drought...

    Kevin Lagowski Written by Kevin Lagowski about over 5 years ago 420 reads 4 comments

  3. 2009 Stanley Cup Playoffs Series Preview: Penguins Vs. Flyers

    The second installment of the Keystone Clash begins Wednesday at Mellon Arena in Pittsburgh, two rounds earlier than it did last season. It will no doubt be one of the most hotly contested of the eight conference quarterfinal series...

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  4. What Harry Kalas Meant to Phillies Fans

    It is a sad time in Philadelphia. As David Montgomery said, “We lost our voice.” But it’s only during times like these that we realize how truly lucky we have been over the past 39 years...

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  5. Handing Out the 2008-2009 NHL Hardware

    With another regular season gone and the playoffs still to come, it’s time to reflect on who raised their game enough this season to collect a shiny trophy at the NHL Awards on June 18 in Las Vegas...

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  6. Primeau's Brain and Other NHLers' Body Parts That Science Should Study

    In case you missed it, former Flyers captain Keith Primeau recently announced that he is donating his brain for scientific research when he dies so that experts can learn more about the effects of concussions...

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  7. Opening Day Overreactions (Humor)

    Well, nearly every team has played one game, and so I think it’s fair to say we can come to conclusions about this 2009 season now that we’ve seen 0.6 percent of it. The Phillies will not be repeating as champions...

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  8. In Van Riemsdyk, Flyers Might Still Have an Ace Up Their Sleeve

    The trading deadline is long gone. It was unusually quiet in Philadelphia anyway, with the Flyers failing to make any significant moves, largely due to salary cap constraints...

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  9. The World Baseball Classic Just Doesn't Cut It

    Another World Baseball Classic is in the books and frankly, I can’t tell you much about it because the event is simply not worth the time of the American sports fan...

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  10. Questions Surround Philadelphia Flyers as Playoffs Loom

    Barring a dismal finish to the season, the Flyers will be back in the postseason, but simply getting there means nothing in a season where expectations were so high after last year’s surprising march to the conference final...

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  11. A Night Behind The Scenes at a Philadelphia Flyers Game in The Big House

    In addition to being a big Flyers fan and self-professed expert about the team and hockey in general, I have had the privilege of working numerous events over the past three seasons as a freelancer ...

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  12. The Curious Case of The NHL: Successes, Problems, and Solutions

    When people say the NHL needs "fixing", what exactly do they mean? Do they want to heighten the quality of play, or are they simply aiming to increase the popularity of the league and hockey ...

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  13. Philadelphia Flyers Will Have To Exorcise the Devils To Win the East

    As we hit the stretch drive of the NHL season, the Flyers appear to be in a good spot. They are solidly within the playoff picture but have been flying under the radar in the Eastern ...

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  14. Good Riddance, Brett Favre

    Brett Favre was a great player. He holds a slew of NFL records and will have a bust in the Hall of Fame in Canton, OH as soon as he is eligible...

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  15. Eric Lindros Resigns As NHLPA Ombudsman Because Dad Told Him To (Humor)

    The NHLPA held a news conference at its Toronto headquarters today, announcing that players’ association ombudsman Eric Lindros is resigning from his role...

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  16. Daniel Briere: A Costly Mistake for the Flyers

    As Daniel Briere remains sidelined with an ongoing abdominal injury, the team seems to hardly miss him. It’s not that Briere isn’t a very good player. The Flyers have simply shown over the last few months that they don’t need him to win.

    Kevin Lagowski Written by Kevin Lagowski about over 5 years ago 420 reads 25 comments

  17. Yankees Sign Ryan Howard, Effective in 2012

    Yankees general manager Brian Cashman announced today that the club has agreed to a 5-year, $125 million contract with slugging first baseman Ryan Howard. Howard will report to the Yankees in three years...

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  18. Has Baseball Watered Down the Hall of Fame?

    The mere words “Hall of Fame” inspire visions of the best of the best, the greatest to ever take the mound and step into the batter’s box...

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  19. Mets Prepare To Choke Again In 2009

    As the offseason winds down, there are only 32 days until Mets pitchers and catchers report to Port St. Lucie, FL , and begin choking...

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  20. Re-Casting the NHL All-Star Ballot

    It happens every year. Some undeserving players get voted onto the All-Star team, effectively stealing the roster spots of several players who happened to be more worthy during that particular season...

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  21. A Year to Remember: Philadelphia's Top 15 Games of 2008

    It hasn't always been this sunny in Philadelphia, but 2008 certainly was a banner year for the City of Brotherly Love...

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  22. Philadelphia Flyers Then and Now: Comparing the 2008-09 Team with Last Year's

    If the NHL has taught us anything since the lockout, it’s that the fortunes of a team can change a lot quicker than they used to. Look no further than last season...

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  23. For the Philadelphia Flyers, the Atlantic Battle Will Rage for Months

    Having vaulted themselves back into contention with some inspired play over the past month, the Flyers are now locked in a tight race with the Rangers and Penguins for the Atlantic Division crown...

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