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Jim Leyland, old if not old-school, piles on Cole Hamels

Everyone already knows by now that Cole Hamels got himself suspended for publicly admitting he beaned Nationals star Bryce Harper during a nationally-televised game Sunday night. But despite Hamels receiving a suspension of five games yesterday, some baseball people are still trying to pile on.Take...

Tuesday, May 8, 2012, 8:39 PM

76ers gain another fan: Lil Wayne in VIDEO

Sixers are gaining lots of fans due to this season's unexpected success and the new owners commitment.Last night, the team had attendance of 16,299 in their win over the Orlando Magic, and Fridays game they gained a hometown fan of Will Smith when he attended their win over the Charlotte Bobcats...

Tuesday, January 31, 2012, 8:18 PM

Officials address Philly's obesity epidemic

Children in this city have a huge problem with obesity that parents are not taking seriously, according to city health officials who held a town hall meeting Wednesday night with residents.An astounding 22,000 people have died in Philadelphia since 2000 because of obesity-related health issues,...

Thursday, January 26, 2012, 8:06 PM

Lights out on Lidge's career as a Phillie

Closer Brad Lidge officially signed a one-year, $1 million deal today with one of the Phillies' rivals, the Washington Nationals, the deal includes incentive bonues.The 35 year old right hander passed a physical exam earlier in the week to seal the deal, which includes incentives. He will now take...

Thursday, January 26, 2012, 7:46 PM

Joe Paterno's funeral has begun in Happy Valley

Thousands gathered this morning at the campus of Penn State to say their last goodbyes to fallen coach Joseph Vincent Paterno and hundreds more have gathered for his private funeral at 2 p.m.Plenty of tears dropped in his honor by people who came from across the state and country on day two of his...

Wednesday, January 25, 2012, 8:23 PM