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Penn State men’s basketball to participate in Vegas Classic

Penn State’s men’s basketball team will take on the University of Colorado in the Vegas Classic on Tuesday, December 22nd. The game will be played at the Orleans Arena at 8:30 p.m. The winner of that game will face the winner of the SMU/Kent State matchup in their following game, which will be aired on […]

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Hamels thanks Philadelphia

Following a touching goodbye we will all remember from Friday at Citizens Bank Park, Cole Hamels thanked great city of Philadelphia one last time, as he took out a full-page ad in Sunday’s edition Inquirer. The message said: “You have given us memories that will last a lifetime. Philadelphia is the ‘City of Brotherly Love’ […]

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Phillies send Revere to Toronto as the Deadline Passes

The Phillies were obvious sellers at this year’s trade deadline as they traded Papelbon, Hamels and Diekman earlier in the week. There were many rumors going around that Ben Revere would also be traded and those rumors came true Thursday afternoon. Revere was traded to the Toronto Blue Jays for minor league pitchers Jimmy Cordero […]

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Papelbon gets his wish

Closer Jonathan Papelbon got his wish… He’s been traded to a contender, the Washington Nationals. The deal was in negotiations for a couple of days for a few reasons. 1. Papelbon wanted to be the closer and Washington has a pretty good one in Drew Storen, but the Nats gave in. 2. He wanted to […]

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5 Reasons The Phillies Second Half Could Be Fun

Aaron Nola. In his two professional starts Aaron Nola has shown that he has the ability to be a major league pitcher. He has demonstrated good command of his pitches and locates them effectively. More importantly, Nola has exhibited unbelievable poise on the mound. Many promising arms have toed the rubber and wilted under the […]

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The Change of Seasons in Philadelphia

Here in Philadelphia there has been little to talk about when it comes to sports. Thanks to Cole Hamels this week, he gave us the chance to reminisce of the old Phillies and how things used to be. As for the Sixers, Okafor will be exciting to watch but we’re still far away from seeing […]

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Trade deadline: What you need to know

Today is Saturday July 25th, which is important for a few reasons. Today the Phillies will be playing at Chicago against the Cubs for Cole Hamels last audition for scouts before the deadline. It’s even more vital to point out that the Cubs are one of the top three teams in the hunt for the lefty. […]

Surprise Jamaica Has High Hopes For The CONCACAF Gold Cup Final

And now, the 2015 CONCACAF Gold Cup has come down to Mexico and Jamaica, the last two teams remaining. Mexico entered the tournament as one of the favorites to reach this match, as they are in search of hoisting the trophy for the seventh time since 1993. Jamaica, meanwhile, will be hoping to finish off […]

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Allen Iverson delivered a suprisingly good speech

Allen Iverson was known for his spectacular ability on the basketball court. He had more swagger than anyone else who ever played the game (Jason “White Chocolate” Williams was a close 2nd). Iverson would cross you up, step over you, and cross you up again just because he could. He was an incredible scorer, and […]

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Welcome To The Show

Aaron Nola’s major league debut was impressive. Good things are expected of Nola and tonight he showed us why. In a game where butterflies in the stomach can lead to runs on the board, Nola kept his cool on the mound and pitched like a pro. Throughout his six innings pitched he threw 88 pitches […]

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Big weekend for Franklin

Under coach Bill O’Brien, Penn State started a summer BBQ for recruits called Lasch Bash, named after the building it takes place in. The day started off great as 4 star LB Cameron Brown committed in the morning, then right before dinner started at 5PM, 3 star LB/DE Shaka Toney also committed as well. Both […]

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My review of developmental camp

The Flyers developmental camp was held this week. I went to the final day of camp on Sunday afternoon. The big event of Sunday was the 3on3 round robin tournament comprised of 4 teams. The teams were filled with every prospect in camp except for Tyrell Goulbourne, who was dealing with an injury. When I […]

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Nola to make debut

Phillies top pitching prospect and #2 overall prospect Aaron Nola will make his MLB debut on Tuesday against the Rays in Philadelphia. The 22 year old right hander was the Phillies first round pick in last year’s draft (7th overall). Nola is from Baton Rouge, Louisiana and attended LSU. He had a 10-4 record with […]

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Rivalry Series: Pitt

Pitt and Penn State were always known as a great rivalry, but the two teams haven’t faced off in 15 years. That will change in 2016 when the Lions head to Pittsburgh to face the Panthers on September 10th. Penn State leads the all time series 50-42-4. That included two 0-0 ties and 20 shutouts […]

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