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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 […]

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The Best Thing This Week: Stormy Made a Break For It

Man, what a week, huh? Carson Wentz’s knee. The Mystery of Markelle’s Shoulder. The Republican tax plan. The FCC’s war on net neutrality. The Media Men’s Libido […]

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The Best Thing That Happened This Week: Mike Buckmire’s Big Shot

https://twitter.com/DukeMBB/status/938262452105633793 Germantown Friends hoops star Mike Buckmire knew his playing days were over when he chose the number one basketball college in the country over […]

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The Best Thing That Happened This Week: Scrapple Fries!

So yeah duh yeah, our town’s gotten all fancy-schmancy with its James Beard Award-winning chefs and Brit pie buffets and 40- (40!) course dinners and secret hot chicken and […]

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And Here’s the Kicker

Last Sunday’s late-night Eagles game against the Dallas Whatever was excruciating (the first half) and exhilarating (the second half). There were plenty of heroes on […]

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The PGA Pretended That Golf Has a Future

On Tuesday the PGA Tour, organizer of professional golf events, announced it had awarded the 2027 Championship (as well as the 2020 Women’s PGA Championship) to […]

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The Reading “Cheetah”

You have to wonder what the police in Reading thought when the call came in that a cheetah — a cheetah! — was running loose through […]

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Councilman Curtis Jones’s Field Trip

The plan sounded really—well, the word that comes to mind is bizarre: City Council members and staffers would convene in an ornate, gilded room at […]