Hurricanes by the numbers

August 26, 2011

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(Ed. note: This article was originally written for publication in the June issue of the Vanguard. Due to space constraints it was not run. This website was just getting underway at the time so the article did not appear here. The...

College Student Arrested on Plane for Wearing Low Pants

July 14, 2011

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[youtube http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fOQI_FhKbw0&w=425&h=349] By Donald Stewart Twenty-year-old Deshon Marman, a student at University of New Mexico was arrested on a US Airways flight for refusing to pull up his...

Flyers Quickly Overhaul Roster

July 12, 2011

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By Bob Stewart In a little more than a week the Philadelphia Flyers picked up a new starting goalie, traded away their captain, traded away their leading goal scorer, and signed a player who is now the all time leading scorer...

Vance Worley- The Joker in the Deck

July 12, 2011

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By Paul Eberle Roy Halladay, Cliff Lee, Cole Hamels and Roy Oswalt were dubbed the “Four Aces” before the season even started. Joe Blanton was the fifth starter. Vance Worley was pitching in the minor leagues. He had a few...

Volunteering with Friends of Clemente

April 29, 2011

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Trash is an environmental concern that has to be addressed. For example, the New York Times made a list of how long it takes for trash/waste materials to decompose: “Paper- 2.5 months; Orange Peel- 6 months; Milk Carton- 5 years;...

Phillies have the 13th Highest Sports Payroll in the World

April 29, 2011

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According to data compiled by SportingIntelligence.com that is being published in the May 2 edition of ESPN The Magazine, the teams with the highest aver- age salary in the world are from the sport of soccer. Major League Baseball’s...

To “B” or not to “B” Why the “B” on the Phil’s jerseys?

April 29, 2011

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Many people have been asking about the “B” on the front on the Phillies Jersey. Appar- ently this is a big secret. It is as secretive as what it actually rep- resents. The “B” represents two particular members of the Phil-...

Oh Happy Day! ThrEaster Sunday

April 29, 2011

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The day was Easter Sunday, April 24th; it was a gorgeous spring day as well as a glorious sports day in Philadelphia. The Sixers managed a late 10-0 run to beat the Heat, the Flyers pulled off a fantastic comeback to even their...

Da Bulls

April 29, 2011

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The19 97-98 season was the last time the Chicago Bulls held the Eastern Conference best record and best home court record. With the regular season a week and a half away from being complete, the Bulls not only have a shot at the...

Knicks vs Sixers

April 15, 2011

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“Let’s go Knicks! Let’s go Knicks!” the crowd chanted as the final buzzer sounded. It was incredibly infuriating. The chant felt more like a taunt for much of the crowd. The game was be- ing played in Philadelphia but...

Way Into The Playoffs

April 15, 2011

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If the Philadelphia Flyers want to get back to the Stanley Cup Final this year they had better stop playing like a team that should lose in the first round. After leading the Eastern Conference for the better part of the season...

Yankees vs. Phillies March 10

March 18, 2011

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by Paul Eberle Roy Halladay vs. C.C. Sa­bathia; pre-season or not how can you not get excited about this one? They pitched like it meant something, too. Halladay pitched six shut-out innings, a large number for a spring training g...

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