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  • Phillie saying goodbye to baseball

     
    I can still remember the look on Brian Schneider’s face when he stood in the Phillies’ clubhouse after he signed as a free agent before the 2010 season. I’ve seen smiles and excitement from players who were eager to get......
  • 2013 Glendale Community College Hall of Fame: Stokes perfected art of intimidation

    2013 Glendale Community College Hall of Fame: Stokes perfected art of intimidation
    It became a familiar story line each time Bill Stokes took the field. Call it the art of intimidation. Get to the line of scrimmage and quickly try to find a way to upset the timing of the opposing teams' offensive line before ultimately finding a hole...
  • Former & current Phillies make SI's "Nicest players" list voted on by players

     
    I don't lie when I talk about who some of the nicest current/former Phillies are. In fact, there are 3 either current or former Phillies on Sports Illustrated's list, and all three have been great to deal with. The magazine......
  • 'Simpsons,' 'Boardwalk Empire' top Writers Guild TV noms

     
    The Writers Guild of America announced the nominees Wednesday for achievement in television, news, radio, promotional writing and graphic animation....
  • 'Dougherty gang' sister enters guilty plea in Colorado

     
    Dougherty gang sister: Lee Grace Dougherty, 29, pleaded guilty in Colorado to one count of attempted first-degree assault and two counts of felony menacing, all felonies....
  • Phillies Clinch NL East

    Phillies Clinch NL East
    The Philadelphia Phillies are the NL East champions for the fourth consecutive year and, fittingly, Roy Halladay helped seal the deal this time with a two-hitter. Halladay earned his 21st win with his fourth shutout and ninth complete game - all highs in...
  • Golf: Distance, logistics play key roles in choosing major sites

    We're heading into the meat of golf's major championship season, which got me thinking? What are the criteria to host a U.S. Open or PGA Championship? Do the powers that be at area golf courses desire to stage one of these events? And, perhaps the most...
  • Up To The Minute Results From The Track

    Stafford Motor Speedway CarQuest Fall Final - Oct. 2, 2011 40-lap NASCAR Whelen All-American Series SK Modified: 1. Eric Berrndt, Cromwell; 2. Glen Reen, Wilbraham, Mass.; 3. Ted Christopher, Plainville; 4. Tom Bolles, Ellington; 5. Keith Rocco,...
  • Woes against lefthanded pitching continue for White Sox

    Woes against lefthanded pitching continue for White Sox
    Mark Buehrle was resigned to chuckling Monday night over his latest woes against Oakland. Pitching on seven days' rest, Buehrle limited the Athletics to two runs in seven innings but was upstaged by left-handed rookie Greg Smith in the White Sox's 2-1...
  • Hunter, Lowell among Hutch Award nominees

     
    The Angels' Torii Hunter and Boston's Mike Lowell are among 10 finalists for the prestigious Hutch Award, given annually to the major league player who best exemplifies the honor, courage and dedication of former big league manager Fred Hutchinson....
  • Mariners Use Power to Beat Rays, 4-3

    Mariners Use Power to Beat Rays, 4-3
    Doug Fister and Seattle's bullpen were just good enough to make sure the Mariners didn't waste another rare power surge. Franklin Gutierrez, Adam Moore and Mike Sweeney homered in support of Fister, helping the usually light-hitting Mariners beat the...