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St. Joe’s Pitcher Becomes First Hawk in MLB Since Jamie Moyer

When Baltimore Orioles reliever Jimmy Yacabonis dug in and threw his first pitch as a Major Leaguer on Sunday, he became the first St. Joe’s […]

Villanova Wildcats head coach Jay Wright celebrates after winning 2016 national championship title.
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The Guy Who Won Coach of the Year Gave His Award to Jay Wright

Artwork by Phil Martelli. Still unclaimed. Me or @APgelston may pocket it. pic.twitter.com/mLVW5HUueD — Dave Zeitlin (@DaveZeitlin) April 12, 2016 The Big 5 held its […]

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What Villanova’s Win Means for a Philly Hoops Fan

The very first time I went to the Palestra, I almost got run over by Bill Cosby. My dad took me to the Atlantic 10 […]

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Saint Joseph’s Nearly Upset Top-Seeded Oregon in NCAA Tournament

Saint Joseph‘s didn’t get a shot off on two late game possessions and lost to top-seeded Oregon in the second round of the NCAA Tournament, […]

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These Are All the Times Big 5 Teams Squared Off During March Madness

As you probably know by now, there’s a chance that Villanova and Temple play each other in the second round of the NCAA Tournament this […]

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The Philly Hoops Fan’s Guide to the NCAA Tournament

The NCAA tournament is here! Officially called the National Collegiate Athletic Association Men’s Division I Basketball Championship, we shorten it to “NCAA tournament” because that’s […]

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Villanova and Temple Could Meet in the NCAA Tournament

The NCAA tournament selection committee handed Philadelphia basketball fans a present for March Madness: Villanova and Temple could play in the second round of the […]

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How to Watch Today’s Big 5 Tripleheader on TV Today

Philly oldtimers talk about the days of Big 5 double- and tripleheaders: When you’d be able to go to the Palestra and see two or […]

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Which Philly Schools Will Make It to March Madness?

If this were any other year, March Madness would already have begun. Instead, it’s a leap year. We have to wait one more day for […]

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Does Anyone in Philly College Hoops — Besides Villanova — Have a Shot at the March NCAA Tourney?

The January break is over, and all six of the area’s Division I men’s college basketball teams have started division play. With no hope of […]

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Villanova Is Great Again; Is This the Year the Wildcats Deliver in March?

College basketball fans, especially casual fans, may consider the Villanova Wildcats a team of overrated chumps who fold whenever March comes around. After all, they […]

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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 […]

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Philly Basketball Legend Jack Ramsay Dies at 89

Jack Ramsay, a brilliant basketball mind from Philadelphia who coached Saint Joseph’s and the Sixers before leading the Portland Trail Blazers to an NBA title, […]

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Everyone Says Philly Is a Great Basketball Town

Philadelphia’s a great basketball town. You’ll hear this a lot, and it makes sense. The city has a rich basketball tradition. After being invented in […]

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NCAA Tournament: Villanova an Ugly Winner, St. Joe’s Bounced, Phil Martelli’s Grandson Still Adorable

Villanova is a very good basketball team. You wouldn’t know it from the way they came into the tournament, but the Wildcats are one of […]