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Second Lady Endorses Career Academy Model of Education

Laura Goldman | Posted 05.31.2016 | Education
Laura Goldman

Dr. Jill Biden, wife of Vice-President Joe Biden, was the keynote speaker at the annual fundraiser for Philadelphia Academies Inc., held at the Fillmore Philadelphia on May 16, 2016.

Phillies Cole Hamels No-Hitter Is Cubs' First No-Hit In 50 Years

Associated Press | Andrew Hart | Posted 07.25.2015 | Sports

CHICAGO (AP) — Cole Hamels is facing a quick trip from the record book to the trading block. The Philadelphia ace became the first pitcher to throw ...

3 Examples of Why the MLB Draft Is Desperate for More Analytical Insight

Emily Cornelius | Posted 11.17.2014 | Sports
Emily Cornelius

Coaches, scouts, GMs and fantasy baseball players are quickly changing their strategies to incorporate more player and team stats. Everyone is talking about it, everyone is embracing it, and everyone has seen the movie, Moneyball.

You Know What They Say About a No-Hitter... It Takes a Village?

Emily Cornelius | Posted 11.02.2014 | Sports
Emily Cornelius

The irony was not lost on this past Labor Day Monday when the Phillies bullpen staff worked together to earn a no-hitter.

Four Phillies Pitchers Combine To Throw No-Hitter

The Huffington Post | Michael Klopman | Posted 09.01.2014 | Sports

Starting with Cole Hamels, four Philadelphia Phillies pitchers combined to throw a no-hitter on Monday against the Atlanta Braves at Turner Field. It ...

MLB Ace Ends Interview With Fart

Posted 07.22.2014 | Sports

Philadelphia Phillies pitcher Cliff Lee didn't do so well in his first start since returning from the DL. After allowing six runs and 12 hits through ...

MLB Broadcaster Caught A Home Run... Then Threw It Back

The Huffington Post | Michael Klopman | Posted 06.29.2014 | Sports

Philadelphia Phillies play-by-play announcer Tom McCarthy was in the right place at the right time when Atlanta Braves slugger Freddie Freeman crushed...

MLB Player Breaks Bat... On A Whiff

The Huffington Post | Michael Klopman | Posted 06.01.2014 | Sports

Phillies outfielder Marlon Byrd has a powerful swing. He swung so hard on Sunday that despite not even making contact with the ball, his bat shattered...

Phillies Star Shuts Up Heckler With Walk-Off Homer

The Huffington Post | Michael Klopman | Posted 04.13.2014 | Sports

Philadelphia Phillies shortstop Jimmy Rollins was being taunted in his own stadium when he stepped into the batters' box in the bottom of the 10th inn...

WATCH: Is This The Worst Call Of 2013?

Posted 09.26.2013 | Sports

With just a few games left in the 2013 MLB season, umpire C.B. Bucknor made a candidate for worst call of the year during the Phillies-Marlins game on...

WATCH: Nats Catcher Makes Bizarre Error

Posted 09.03.2013 | Sports

Jimmy Rollins had teammate Chase Utley to thank for advancing to second base in the fourth inning of Philadelphia's win over Washington on Monday. Nat...

WATCH: Groundskeeper Swallowed By Tarp

Posted 08.09.2013 | Sports

One member of the grounds crew at Citizens Bank Park on Thursday night had a some trouble staying on his feet while putting the tarp on the field....

On SABR, Strikers and Deep Research

Jeff Polman | Posted 10.07.2013 | Sports
Jeff Polman

Members of the MAVBBL, with over 20 teams from Providence, RI to Virginia, spend the entire summer and much of the fall traveling to scattered venues to perform in their vintage, heavy wool uniforms.

WATCH: Phillies Star Stares Down Crowd

Posted 07.17.2013 | Sports

Cliff Lee kept his game face on during the MLB All-Star introductions prior to the first pitch on Tuesday night. The Phillies left-hander had a sto...

'Absolute Joke'

Posted 07.03.2013 | Sports

Yasiel Puig's historic first month with the Los Angeles Dodgers has plenty of baseball fans believing that he should be on the National League All-Sta...

WATCH: Philly Mascot's ATV Breaks Down

Posted 06.18.2013 | Sports

The Phillie Phanatic ran into a bit of mechanical trouble at Citizens Bank Park on Monday night. Before the beginning of the Phillies-Nationals ga...

Phillies Slugger Continues Breakout Streak

Posted 06.04.2013 | Sports

Two weeks ago Domonic Brown was hitting .243 and languishing towards the back of the Philadelphia Phillies’ batting order. Nowadays he’s the harde...

WATCH: Red Sox OF Sets Franchise Record

Posted 05.31.2013 | Sports

No matter how hard he tried, Philadelphia Phillies catcher Erik Kratz could not catch Boston speedster Jacoby Ellsbury stealing when the Red Sox visit...

Papelbon: 'Obama Wants To Take Our Guns'

Posted 04.17.2013 | Sports

While discussing ballpark safety in the aftermath of the bombings at the Boston Marathon with on Tuesday, Philadelphia Phillies closer J...

Phillies Outfielder Honors Boston

Posted 04.16.2013 | Sports

Before he took the field on Monday night at Great America Ballpark in Cincinnati, Ohio, Philadelphia Phillies outfielder Ben Revere wrote "Pray For Bo...

Phillies Outfielder Leaps For AMAZING Catch

Posted 04.16.2013 | Sports

Phillies outfielder Ben Revere made what may be one of the best catches we'll see all season in the second inning against the Reds on Monday night. ...

Is Roy Halladay Broken? | Jonathan Bernhardt | Posted 04.06.2013 | Sports

The WPHL lead-in to Wednesday night's game begins with play-by-play man Tom McCarthy telling viewers, "Since Roy Halladay arrived in Philadelphia you ...

Ex-Yankees Star Returns To Cuba After Defecting

Reuters | Posted 03.31.2013 | Sports

* First big-name athlete to test new liberalized travel law * Cuban baseball fans welcome with open arms * Travel reform...

WATCH: Strangest Double Play Of The Season Leaves Players Baffled

Posted 09.05.2012 | Sports

They may not be as flashy or practiced as the the Minnesota Twins when it comes to turning double plays (1st in the majors) but the Cincinnati Reds ce...

Top 5 Sports Stories

Len Berman | Posted 10.07.2012 | New York
Len Berman

The streak is over. The Phillies did not sellout last night's game against Atlanta, thus ends the longest National League sellout streak in history at 257 games.