A tentative contract for Philadelphia’s major newspapers includes greater healthcare contributions by management but concessions on whether it must heed traditional seniority rules when it comes to layoffs. The deal does not include any raise in basic wages. Show More Summary
Comcast tapped a Philadelphia startup, OneTwoSee for a new sports app they launched this morning. The Xfinity Sports App for the XI platform got some updates for the baseball season. Philly Magazine says it “feels like ESPN’s Gamecast,” but for our TV. Show More Summary
Inside the Uptown Theater in North Philadelphia sits, amid ruin, a religious prop preserved. The post In Historic North Philly Theater, an Accidental Time Capsule Remains appeared first on The Good Men Project.
Jonathan Lucroy had four of the Brewers' season high-tying 16 hits and drove in two runs, leading Milwaukee to a 7-4 victory over the Philadelphia Phillies on Monday night in a matchup of the two worst teams in baseball.
The Philadelphia Phillies are expected to tap Andy MacPhail as the new team president at a press conference Monday afternoon. MacPhail, 62, will reportedly replace Pat Gillick in the front office of the Phillies, who have baseball’s worst record this season at 27-50. Ryne Sandberg resigned as manager Friday in his third season and was […]
A person with knowledge of the decision tells The Associated Press that the Philadelphia Phillies have hired veteran baseball executive Andy MacPhail to be their team president.
Things we learned this week while wondering how far up the Cardinals’ hacking scandal goes.1. Andy MacPhail has a lot of work ahead of him in Philadelphia. On Friday, Hall of Famer Ryne Sandberg resigned as Phillies manager. Sometime...Show More Summary
Jahlil Okafor was chosen by the Philadelphia 76ers with the third-overall pick in Thursday’s NBA Draft, after being passed on by the Minnesota Timberwolves and the Los Angeles Lakers. How does the former Duke center feel about being in Philly? If this GIF from Saturday’s introductory press conference is any indication, I’d say he’s not […]
A Philadelphia diner’s topically titled menu items were such a hit with customers this weekend, the restaurant couldn’t keep up with demand, the Billy Penn reports. On Friday, the Supreme Court ruled that marriage is a legal right for all Americans, regardless of the couple’s...
Stephen Strasburg struck out a season-high nine batters in seven strong innings to lead the Washington Nationals to their eighth straight victory, 3-2 over the Philadelphia Phillies in the first game of a doubleheader on Sunday.
PHILADELPHIA – With a burgeoning list of bruises and few healthy options on the bench, the Nationals entered this weekend ill-equipped for a doubleheader. They were therefore greatly inconvenienced when one became necessary after Saturday’s game was called in the second inning. Show More Summary
Philadelphia Phillies right fielder Jeff Francoeur has one of the strongest outfield arms in all of baseball, but he didn't quite show it off on this play against the Washington Nationals on Sunday. In the top of the fifth inning, Nationals outfielder Denard Span ripped a double to right field. Show More Summary
With the trade deadline rapidly approaching, the biggest name on the market is Philadelphia Phillies ace left-hander Cole Hamels. His name has been connected to several teams around the league but he admits that he would be “open minded” to pitch anywhere, according to Jim Salisbury of CSNPhilly.com. Show More Summary
A tentative agreement has been reached on a new contract and thus likely avoids a strike at Philadelphia’s two major newspapers. The deal was cut late Friday. No details were disclosed, with the Philadelphia branch of the Newspaper Guild...Show More Summary
In a story June 26 about the game between the Washington Nationals and Philadelphia Phillies, The Associated Press reported erroneously that Nolan Ryan had come the closest to throwing a second straight no-hitter since Johnny Vander Meer did it in 1938. Ewell Blackwell came the closest, not Ryan.
PHILADELPHIA — The tarp covered the Citizens Bank Park infield from Friday night through Saturday morning, and into the early afternoon. The spigot in the sky switched on and off all day, allowing for some drizzle here and there, some...Show More Summary
Rain washed out Saturday's game between the Philadelphia Phillies and Washington Nationals after 1 ½ innings.
After tossing a no-hitter against the Pittsburgh Pirates last weekend, Washington Nationals pitcher Max Scherzer didn't allow a hit until the sixth inning in Friday's game against the Philadelphia Phillies, making him the first pitcher...Show More Summary
PHILADELPHIA — When Phillies starter Aaron Harang hit Yunel Escobar with a pitch in the left hand Friday night, the Washington Nationals’ Friday night lineup was already without — from left to right — Jayson Werth, Denard Span, Bryce Harper, Anthony Rendon and Ryan Zimmerman. Show More Summary
PHILADELPHIA —Max Scherzer did not throw another no-hitter in Friday night’s 5-2 win over the Phillies, and only in the context of his remarkable stretch of dominance could that qualify as a regression.Read full article >>