Big Night at the Big House

          If there is such a thing as a big early-season game in the NHL, tonight's game at the Big House, the Wachovia Center down in South Philly, should be considered one.  The Philadelphia Flyers take on the Pittsburgh Penguins, a team that should be interesting for a number of reasons.  First, … Continue reading Big Night at the Big House

Midnight madness for Philly hoops Big Five

St. Joe's and Temple tangle at The Palestra in 2004   The Palestra in West Philly has been home to some of the greatest college basketball ever played. The traditional home to Philly's "Big Five" basketball schools: Penn, Villanova, St. Joe's, Temple and LaSalle, will be rockin' this winter as the rivalry celebrates it's 50th … Continue reading Midnight madness for Philly hoops Big Five

It was twenty years ago today

  The date was August 5th, 1985, “8-5-85” as it would easily be remembered, and would become forever known in team lore. It was a typically warm, sunny summer evening on the softball field at Archbishop Ryan High School in the Northeast section of Philadelphia. On this night, the Brewers softball team was trying to … Continue reading It was twenty years ago today