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Phillies to Resume 2020 Season With Four-Game Series Against Yankees

The Philadelphia Phillies will finally begin their second series of the 2020 Major League Baseball season on Monday night, squaring off against the New York Yankees, one week later than expected. The Phillies-Yankees series was originally postponed due to the Miami Marlins COVID-19 outbreak, occurring the same weekend they played against the Phillies in Philadelphia. The Phillies schedule was further […]

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Entire Phillies-Yankees Series Postponed After Marlins COVID-19 Outbreak

With the number of players within the Miami Marlins organization testing positive for COVID-19 rising to 15, Major League Baseball has temporarily sidelined the seasons of the Marlins and Philadelphia Phillies. The Phillies hosted the Marlins for a three-game weekend series, in which Miami took the field Sunday afternoon fully aware of the coronavirus spreading within their clubhouse. The remainder […]

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Series Recap #1: Phillies Drop Two of Three, Allow 17 Runs Over Three Games Against Marlins

The Philadelphia Phillies began their 60-game 2020  Major League Baseball season on July 24 in Citizens Bank Park, hosting the Miami Marlins, their NL East rivals. While the Phillies had some bright spots in this three-game series, they ultimately dropped two of three games. Miami terrorized Philadelphia’s pitching staff, tagging them for 11 runs in the series finale. While much […]

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Phillies Announce 2020 Opening Day Lineup

After over three months of delay due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the Philadelphia Phillies will begin their 2020 campaign on Friday night against their NL East rival, the Miami Marlins, in Citizens Bank Park. The Phillies announced the opening lineup for their 132nd season on their Twitter account. Our 2020 #OpeningDay lineup. #RingTheBell 📺: @NBCSPhilly 📻: @SportsRadioWIP 📱💻: https://t.co/kvwlhW7OF0 // […]

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Ranking the NFC South Quarterbacks In 2020

The NFC South has featured formidable quarterbacks for years. At the start of the 2019 NFL season, three of the division’s four starting quarterbacks had a Super Bowl appearance under their belt. The same can still be said now: though Cam Newton is done in Carolina, Tom Brady has entered the division to make the NFC South easily the most […]

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Where Will Cam Newton and Jameis Winston Play in 2020?

The NFL offseason quarterback carousel is well underway. Tom Brady, the longest-tenured quarterback in the league with a single team, left the New England Patriots for the Tampa Bay Buccaneers. Philip Rivers, who had spent his entire career with the Chargers franchise, moved on to the Indianapolis Colts. Teddy Bridgewater leveraged a strong showing for the New Orleans Saints in […]

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Anthony Davis is Already a Hall of Famer at 27

If Anthony Davis retired now from the NBA, for some unexpected reason, he would be worthy of induction into the Basketball Hall of Fame based on his career thus far. Davis doesn’t need to score another point, block another shot, be selected to another All-Star game, or even win a championship in order to become a future Hall-of-Famer: because he […]

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Five Veteran Quarterbacks for the Chicago Bears to Target

In 2018, the Chicago Bears rode a dominant defense and just enough offense from quarterback Mitch Trubisky to a division title and playoff berth. In 2019, Chicago showed the formula has to be executed perfectly to work. With Trubisky’s offense declining, the defense was stretched thinner, and the Bears went 8-8 as a result. Trubisky is still under contract for […]

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XFL Week 4 Picks

The 2020 XFL season is in full swing as the calendar switches over from February to March. Leap days in February only happen once every four years, but professional football on a leap day? Now that’s a real treat. This week, the Houston Roughnecks try to get to 4-0, but face a hot Dallas Renegades team that is 2-0 since […]

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XFL Power Rankings Post-Week 3

We’re three weeks into the 2020 XFL season, and while good and bad teams have already begun to emerge, the league remains wide-open, and the outcomes continue to be decided on the field rather than on paper. The 2-0 D.C. Defenders slotted in as 7.5-point favorites against Josh Johnson and the Los Angeles Wildcats. Los Angeles stunned Cardale Jones and […]

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Steph Curry to Return for Warriors Sunday Vs. Wizards

The Golden State Warriors season began with huge holes left my the injury/departure of Kevin Durant and the Klay Thomspon’s torn ACL. The Warriors fortunes went from bad to worse when All-Star point guard Steph Curry broke his hand in just the fourth game of the season. Since then, Golden State’s starting lineup has been ravaged by further injuries, to […]

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XFL Week 3 Picks

With a pair of games in the books for all 8 XFL teams, each team’s identity is begginning to take shape. P.J. Walker and the Houston Roughnecks lead an explosive offense. The D.C. Defenders are a great all-around team, led by Cardale Jones. Both teams opened their seasons 2-0. The Tampa Bay Vipers and Los Angeles Wildcats, on the other […]