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The Best Thing That Happened This Week: The Ben Simmons/Donovan Mitchell Word War

We don’t usually think of sports fans as ardent etymologists, but this week, in a Scrabble-worthy word dispute, they proved us wrong. At issue: whether […]

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The Best Thing That Happened This Week: Back to Earth, Everybody!

It’s been a helluva high for local sports fans lately, what with the Eagles trouncing the Patriots in the Super Bowl, the Sixers’ 13-game win […]

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The Best Thing That Happened This Week: Jalen Brunson Is the AP Player of the Year

Well, we were going to honor Markelle Fultz on the occasion of his surprise return to the Sixers lineup. But since he only clocked 18 […]

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Fight! Fight Behind the Gym!

This week in Leaders of the Free World, two thin-haired septuagenarians went at it, with Delaware’s own Joe Biden, the former Vice President of the […]

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Art From the Heart

While students across the country on Wednesday walked out of school to protest the shootings at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High a month ago, a local […]

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The Best Thing This Week: West Chester U’s Top Banana

Ah, college days! Remember the smell of the dorm rooms, the crackling marijuana buds, the beer-sticky floors? All colleges have traditions, and as it happens, […]

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Brockton’s Mayor’s Lame-Ass Eagles Tribute

Remember back before the Super Bowl when prominent citizens of New England were busy laying bets with prominent citizens of Philadelphia as to who would […]

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Reading Terminal Market’s Big Birthday

We first got to know her in the ’70s, in high school, when we’d ride the train in from Doylestown with our friends. She wasn’t […]

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The Best Thing That Happened This Week: The Phillies Started Spring Training

Oh sure, maybe you have three inches of dense, drippy snow on your driveway, but the Phillies are in Clearwater, Fla., where it’s 79 degrees and […]

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We Are the Champions!

Jason Kelce as a Mummer. Doug Pederson’s All Pro beer grab. Chris Long’s Iverson Jersey. Action News’s Jeff Skversky caught touching up his makeup on camera. […]

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The Best Thing This Week: Whatever Happens in the Super Bowl

So many great, funny, clever ideas have been springing up in our town: rebranding Boston Market!  Green beer at McGillin’s for the first time ever! Underdog […]

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The State Supreme Court’s Map Slap

On Monday, Pennsylvania’s Supreme Court declared the state’s Congressional map an unfair, partisan, unconstitutional mess of a gerrymander, which should come as a surprise to […]

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The Best Thing That Happened This Week: Chris Christie’s Last Day

On Tuesday, new New Jersey governor Phil Murphy was sworn into office. Do you know what that means? Governor Chris Christie is toast. In honor […]

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The Best Thing That Happened This Week: Who Let the Dog Out?

So we’re all used to how colleges have animal mascots who go to games as good-luck charms: There’s Stella, the Temple Owl; Uga, the Georgia […]

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Mike Trout Got Bomb-Cycloned by His New Wife

You’d think Mike Trout, the pride of Millville, New Jersey, would be wallowing in the weather in Los Angeles, where he plays center field for the […]