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Penn Charter’s Reece Whitley May Be America’s Next Olympic Star

When the grueling pace of kindergarten life overwhelmed him, Reece Whitley would escape to the bathtub. Two hours of soaking soothed his tired mind and […]

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Does Anybody Care if the Sixers Are Tanking?

We know that reader polls are highly unscientific, but oh well: An audience poll of 94WIP listeners found that Philadelphians are more concerned with the […]

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Mo’ne Davis is “Sports Kid of the Year”

Congrats to @MoneDavis11 on becoming the @SIKids' 2014 #SportsKid of the Year! You knocked it out of the park for girls everywhere. –mo — The […]

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The Sixers’ Losing Streak Will End Someday

The Sixers didn’t play last night, which was a blessing. They’ll play again tonight, which isn’t. In case you haven’t heard, the team is off […]

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It’s Hard to Trust Roger Goodell

I once met and interviewed Adrian Peterson. He greeted me, as he does everyone, with a vice-grip handshake that stuns you to your core, a […]

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Sixers Also Tanking Fake Matchups

The Wall Street Journal decided to figure out if the winless, hapless, joyless Sixers can beat a really good college team. The conclusion? Yes. Mostly.

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Stonewall Philly Announces Winter Dodgeball and Volleyball Leagues, Plus a New Way to Give Back to The Community

On Sunday, Stonewall Kickball wrapped up its fall season with a tournament and booze-fueled celebratory banquet at Field House, but fans of the league won’t […]

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Stop Spitting on the Sidewalk, You Disgusting Pig

The other day after work, I was waiting for the garage attendant to bring down my car. I was standing alongside a well-dressed, dapper-looking man […]

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Radio Fight: WIP’s Josh Innes Goes After Mike Missanelli

Via Crossing Broad, it appears that WIP’s Josh Innes is in no mood to forgive The Fanatic’s Mike Missanelli for the latter’s tweet (later withdrawn) […]

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DO THIS: Flyers Pep Rally Tomorrow at Dilworth Park

The Philadelphia Flyers are hosting a pep rally tomorrow at Dilworth Park to celebrate the team’s first home game of the season—against the New Jersey […]

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Bill Campbell, Revered Philadelphia Broadcaster, Dies at 91

Bill Campbell, a legendary Philadelphia sportscaster who called Wilt Chamberlain’s 100-point game, has died at age 91.

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Buzz Bissinger Claims Vindication on Nick Foles

Once upon a time, Buzz Bissinger didn’t seem to think much of Nick Foles. That time was July, and Buzz was writing for the cover […]

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Big Leagues Sue Jersey Over Sports Betting

America’s major pro sports leagues are joining the NCAA to put an end to sports betting in New Jersey.

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(UPDATE) Tollefson Expected to Plead Guilty

[Update 9:55 a.m.] Laurie Mason Schroeder of The Morning Call tweets that Tollefson is pre-empting trial with a guilty plea, but she doesn’t specify which […]

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High School Editors Will Be Honored by ACLU

Philly.com reports that the student editors at Neshaminy High School will be honored by the ACLU of Pennsylvania. Members of Neshaminy’s editorial board voted last […]