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Go Taney Little Leaguers!

Every few years, a minor sport enters the Philadelphia’s public consciousness and becomes An Event. It happened about 10 years ago, when Smarty Jones almost […]

City Life

Black Girls Are Magic: Why We’re Fascinated With Mo’Ne Davis

The saying, as it goes in some circles, is that “Black girls are magic.” And there is an ever more prevalent movement to celebrate The Carefree Black Girl, […]

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Maddow Loves Mo’Ne Davis

Tonight's Best New Thing in the World is the cure to all that ails me. So looking forward to this… — Rachel Maddow MSNBC (@maddow) […]

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Philly Has Taney Dragons Fever

[email protected] congratulates Phila.#TaneyDragons for winning the Mid-Atlantic Championship and going to #LLWS pic.twitter.com/KrfYcdWBZT — PhilaBlackPRSociety (@phillybprs) August 11, 2014 It’s official: Philly is Dragon-crazy. The […]

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My Daughter Wants to Throw Like Mo’Ne Davis

This article was published before the Taney Dragons advanced to the Little League World Series on Sunday. “I don’t throw like a girl,” my 7-year-old daughter […]

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The Phillies Are Losers (and Always Will Be) — the Case for Bringing Back the A’s

Q: When there were two teams in this town, how did people decide whether to be Phillies fans or A’s fans? A: You didn’t decide. […]

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Camden Riversharks to Host Sharknado Screening

On Saturday, the Camden Riversharks will host a screening of Sharknado after the 5:35 p.m. game against the Long Island Ducks. Appropriate! The film received […]

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HEADS UP: Tickets to Gay Community Night at the Phillies On Sale Now

Plenty of gays go watch baseball games all season long, but, as Gay Community Night at the Phillies (GCN) organizer Larry Felzer says, “on this one special […]

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IronPigs Sponsor Bacon-Eating 5K

First, the Lehigh Valley IronPigs made themselves synonymous with bacon. Now they apparently want to make themselves synonymous with bacon and vomit. How so? They’re […]

The Scene

Wistar Institute Honors Allan ‘Bud’ Selig

The Wistar Institute honored Allan “Bud” Selig, the commissioner of Major League Baseball, as the 2014 recipient of Wistar’s President’s Award on Wednesday, May 28th, […]

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WATCH: The Phils Go Marching in on Opening Day

Minutes ago, the Philadelphia Phillies marched down  10th Street. Philly Mag’s Jack Cotter was on the scene.

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Phillies 2014 Preview: Bursting with Experience, or The Walking Dead?

The white board in the Phillies’ locker room — across from the tubs where the players dump their dirty clothes — was the spring training […]

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Ruben Amaro Jr.: Jimmy Rollins Isn’t Going Anywhere

Sitting in “Whale Beach,” an outdoor section of stands at Bright House Field reserved for media and VIPs, Phillies GM Ruben Amaro Jr., talks to […]

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Phillies Great Mike Schmidt Talks About Cancer, Announcing and His Man Crush On Roy Halladay

The best third baseman ever to play the game sits down on a metal picnic bench between the Phillies’ spring training practice field and Bright […]

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Only in America Gala and Kick-Off Party for the Chasing Dreams Exhibit

Last night I attended The 2014 Only in America Gala and the kick-off of the new “Chasing Dreams: Baseball and Becoming American” exhibition at the […]