Philadelphia Sports Embarrassments


Flyers, Philly Fans Embarrass Selves in Playoff Loss

The Philadelphia Flyers and St. Louis Blues once played a game on January 6th of 1972. The Flyers, an expansion squad in its fifth season, […]


The Phillies Need to Win 10 More Games to Avoid 100 Losses

  Labor Day 2015 is behind us, and the attention of the Philadelphia sports fan has now turned to the Eagles. A few years ago, […]


While You Were Sleeping, Phillies Have Been Just Awful

Despite the trade of Cole Hamels, it had actually been a nice couple of weeks to be a Phillies fan. It had maybe been the […]

Jonathan Papelbon, Joe West

Jonathan Papelbon to Phillies: “Shit or Get Off the Pot”

For the umpteenth time in recent memory, Jonathan Papelbon had some strong words for Phillies management. “Shit or get off the pot,” the closer remarked at […]


The Phillies Are on Pace to Lose 109 Games — and It Could Get Worse

The worst team in Phillies history is one no one alive in 2015 saw. Appropriately, that was the team’s first season, in 1883. The Phils, […]


Silicon Valley Actor Zach Woods Incoherently Bashes Philadelphia

So, some guy from Bucks County made a lame Philadelphia-themed joke about … you guessed it, sports fans and Santa Claus! … on Marc Maron’s WTF podcast this […]


It Was a Miserable Night for Philadelphia Sports

It was not a good night to be a Philadelphia sports fan. First off, the Sixers lost. That’s not necessarily news, but this was a […]


Union Likely to Miss Playoffs After Goalie’s Embarrassing Gaffe

In a fitting climax to their season, the Philadelphia Union gave up a late goal against the Chicago Fire last night — pretty much ensuring […]


Flyers Cave, Bring Back Ice Girls After Fans Boo

Last week, we wondered how long it would be until the Flyers caved and brought back the Ice Girls. Less than a week! Last night, […]


The Phillies Gave Up an Embarrassing Inside the Park Homer Last Night

Last night, the Phillies had a chance to win their second straight game against the Pirates. They led, 3-2, in the top of the fifth […]


No Blowback from Phillies’ Attempt to Damage College Students’ Future Livelihoods, Say Phillies

The Phillies have finally spoken out about the team turning in two of its 2013 draft picks to the NCAA for using agents to negotiate […]


Flyers Lose, Fans Flip Off Former Flyer

My grade school was terrible at basketball. The St. Martha’s teams I played for did not win a game in either 7th or 8th grade. […]


GIFs: Sixers Lose NBA Record-Tying 26th Straight

We did it! Or, rather, they did it. Last night, the Sixers lost to the Rockets, the team’s 26th loss in a row. The last […]

Philadelphia 76ers guard Michael Carter-Williams (1) is defended by Miami Heat guard Norris Cole (30) during the fourth quarter at Wells Fargo Center.

Sixers Will Almost Certainly Equal All-Time NBA Losing Streak Tonight

It was January 29th, and Evan Turner hit a buzzer beater to lift the Sixers over the Celtics. Now it is March 27, and that […]


WATCH: The Sixers’ Futility in One GIF So! Our beloved pro basketball franchise — which already holds the record for futility in a standard 82-game season, at 9-73 — is now one […]