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Dodgers Acquire Michael Young from Phillies

The Los Angeles Dodgers have acquired third baseman Michael Young from the Philadelphia Phillies an hour before the waiver trade deadline ended. Rumors are the Dodgers have sent a minor league pitcher in exchange for Young. Young had to waive his no-trade clause to allow the deal to go through. Michael Young grew up in […]

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Riley Cooper Returns to Eagles Practice

After an excused leave of absence, Philadelphia Eagles WR Riley Cooper returned to training camp and practiced with the team. Cooper, who caught TD passes from both Michael Vick and Nick Foles, had this to say about his return: “It feels great to be back, doing what I love to do … I had fun […]

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Phillies Actively Pursuing Marlins’ Slugger Stanton

According to CBSPhilly reporter Chris May, the Philadelphia Phillies are actively pursuing the Marlins’ best overall player in outfielder Giancarlo Stanton. However, this just seems like another passing rumor as it seems like there is no way the Marlins would trade their 23-year-old superstar, who is locked in with the Marlins until 2016. With the Phillies’ […]

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Philadelphia Phillies: Delmon Young Likely to Miss Opening Day

When the Phillies signed 2012 ALCS MVP Delmon Young, Phillies’ GM Ruben Amaro Jr. hinted that Young would be likely be the team’s starting right fielder on Opening Day. Apparently, that could be a problem. Young will likely miss the season’s opener against the Atlanta Braves (April 1st) while still recovering from microfracture surgery on […]

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Phillies Sign Delmon Young to One-Year Deal

The Philadelphia Phillies have announced that they have signed former 2012 ALCS MVP Delmon Young to a one-year, $750,000 contract with performance bonuses that could make the contract worth up to $3.5 million. The 27 year-old outfielder batted .267 with 27 doubles, 18 HRs, and 72 RBIs for the Detroit Tigers last season. During the […]

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Phils, Bastardo Agree to 1-Year Deal

The Philadelphia Phillies and left-hander Antonio Bastardo have agreed to a one-year, $1.4 million contract, a raise of $895,000 from last year, to avoid arbitration. The 27-year-old first gained prominence in the bullpen during the 2011 season where the Phillies were one of the best. He and Michael Stutes stepped up and unexpectedly filled major […]

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76ers Analysis: Sunshine/Overcast Week 11

A new year means a new start, and the way the Philadelphia 76ers (16-22) are playing, they desperately need that. After a brutally long road trip, the Sixers finally returned home, but not before losing 6 of 8. The only good news of that road trip is that the franchise of our team, Evan Turner […]

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76ers Sunshine/Overcast: Week 7

With a December chill in the air, this is about the time where contenders start to separate themselves from the pretenders, and of course you can’t do well with a couple of players starting to heat up. With some players heating up, some players will also hit the wall, hard. For the Philadelphia 76ers, playing very well […]

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Carlos Ruiz Suspended for Use of Banned Substance

All-Star Phillies catcher Carlos Ruiz was suspended the first 25 games of the 2013 season today by Major League Baseball after testing positive to an amphetamine known as Adderall which is used to treat ADD. The soon to be 34-year old catcher had a career year in 2012, hitting .325 with 16 home runs and […]

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When Will Andrew Bynum Play?

Andrew Bynum’s debut with the 76ers is put on hold again as Sixers GM Tony DiLeo said Saturday that Bynum is out indefinitely now and there is no timetable for his first game. The All-Star center was acquired in a four-team trade from the Los Angeles Lakers in the offseason. Bynum had been recovering from […]

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76ers Sunshine/Overcast: Week 4

Despite Andrew Bynum constantly finding ways to not play, the Sixers have done somewhat well, especially considering they’ve been without their best player. In their first 13 games, the Sixers have gone 7-6, recently losing to the Oklahoma City Thunder in OT. Although the Sixers have lost games to lowly teams like the Detroit Pistons […]

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Andrew Bynum Analysis: Is the Sixers’ Star Center the Next Elton Brand?

It’s been over a month since the Philadelphia 76ers acquired star center Andrew Bynum, but yet we still are gearing up for the 2012-2013 NBA season with expectations that will be met with no less than a semi-final, or even final round exit in the Eastern Conference Playoffs. Of course, the Sixers have their first […]

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