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It Would Cost Your Corner Bar $2,000 to Show the Mayweather-McGregor Fight

Scroll to the bottom of this story for a full list of the bars showing the Mayweather-McGregor fight in the Philadelphia area. I love a […]

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Bring the Eagles Training Camp Back to Lehigh!

I feel sorry for the younger generation of Eagles fans — and not just because our beloved team hasn’t won a playoff game in nearly […]

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Eagles Lose Ground in Most Valuable Sports Team Ranking

With an estimated value of $2.5 billion, the Eagles placed 22nd on Forbes’ annual ranking of the world’s most valuable sports franchises – which also […]

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Supreme Court to Rule on Sports Gambling in New Jersey

In a move sure to please Philadelphians with deep pockets and easy access to the bridges, the U.S. Supreme Court announced on Tuesday that it […]


Chris Christie’s Next Job Could Be Sports Talk Radio Host

Chris Christie’s term as New Jersey governor ends in January. Since he’s been frozen out of the White House — despite being the first major endorser […]


Why Valley Forge Is Banking on Sports to Lure Visitors

For an investment of just under $50 million plus a modest annual operating subsidy, Montgomery County hotels and restaurants could see $100 million or more […]


Get as Excited as You Want to About Carson Wentz, Eagles Fans

The moment I realized people had lost their minds over Carson Wentz did not come when President Obama referenced him in the opening of his […]

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Phillies to Host Inaugural “Pride Night”

The Philadelphia Phillies will have an LGBT-themed night on their official calendar for the first time on Monday, August 29th. Gay Community Night, an unofficial […]

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Philly Could Actually Win a Sports Championship on Friday

It has been quite a dry spell for Philadelphia professional sports franchises since the Phillies won the World Series in 2008. We haven’t had a […]

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Reports: WIP Fires Drive-Time Radio Host Josh Innes

Yesterday, a story broke about one of the two big drive-time sports talk radio shows in Philadelphia. The show’s white producers had fabricated a black […]

Matt Bai tweet: It really does not seem like Philadelphia was prepared to hold a political convention. Columbus would have aced it.

Out-of-Town Reporters Bash Philadelphia as DNC Host

The first night of the 2016 Democratic National Convention is over, and speeches from Bernie Sanders and Michelle Obama went over pretty well. Those who […]

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48 Years Ago, the Sixers Traded Wilt Chamberlain to the Lakers

Forty-eight years ago tomorrow, the Philadelphia 76ers traded their then-32-year-old center, seven-foot-one-inch Wilt Chamberlain, to the Los Angeles Lakers. The pride of Overbrook High, who’d […]

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An Axe-Throwing Club Is Coming to Kensington

I must look stupid. I have this fear a lot, but this time I’m sure of it: My left foot is forward, and my weight […]

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NATIONAL NEWS: San Diego Gay Men’s Chorus Insulted at Padres Game

The members of the San Diego Gay Men’s Chorus claim they were insulted with homophobic slurs while trying to perform the National Anthem. Saturday night […]

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Pro Baseball Player Sean Murphy, Fishtown Native, Dead at 27

The Oakland Athletics announced today that Sean Murphy, a 27-year-old minor leaguer with the franchise, was found dead yesterday in Arizona. Murphy, a native of […]