Friday's Scores: Cubs 5, Phillies 1; Cubs 7, Phillies 3; Wilkes 12, Delaware Valley 7
Saturday's Scores: Phillies 7, Cubs 5; Columbus Crew 2, Union 1; Penn State 27, Buffalo 14; Temple 34, Cincinnati 26; James Madison 55, Lehigh 17; Villanova 14, Fordham 7; Delaware 19, Lafayette 9; Mercyhurst 37, West Chester 35; Widener 43, King's College 20; Gettysburg 22, Ursinus 15
Sunday's Scores: Phillies 7, Cubs 4
Today's Schedule: Eagles @ Falcons - 6:55 PM (ESPN / 94 WIP); Nationals @ Phillies - 7:05 PM (CSN / 98.1 WOGL)
IT'S FINALLY GAMEDAY, GET HYPE!!!!!
You can feel it in the air! You probably watched at least one snap of NFL football Sunday, which is already good to have it back, but tonight the Birds show off their talents tonight on Monday Night Football against the Atlanta Falcons. A preview of the game will be up later today, but to get you hype...
Former Sixer great Moses Malone passed away in his sleep on Sunday at the age of 60. Fellow Hall-of-Famer Calvin Murphy told a Fox affiliate in Houston that he died of an apparent heart attack, although the cause of death has not been confirmed. Malone helped lead the Sixers win the 1983 NBA Championship and was a three-time NBA MVP. He was inducted into the Basketball Hall of Fame in 2001. (REPORT)
PHILS AND CUBS SPLIT FOUR GAME SERIES
The Cubs (82-60) took the first two games on Friday, but the Phillies (56-88) came back to win the final two games on Saturday and Sunday. Pinch-hitter Cody Asche hit a game-winning two-run homer on Saturday to give the Phillies a 7-5 win. The next day, Ryan Howard hit a two-run homer and Aaron Altherr scored the game-winning run on a wild pitch after getting on base with a triple in Philly's 7-4 win. However, second baseman Caesar Hernandez suffered a dislocated thumb Sunday after colliding with Anthony Rizzo and might be done for the year.
Tonight, the Phillies start a three-game series with the Washington Nationals. The team plays their division rivals for the remainder of the season. The Phillies will send out Aaron Nola (6-2, 3.56 ERA), while Washington will counter with Jordan Zimmermann (12-8, 3.32 ERA). First pitch is scheduled for 7:05 PM.
FLYERS ROOKIE CAMP BEGINS TODAY
We are *this* much closer to having hockey return. And the next steps happen this week. First, we have the Flyers Rookie Camp beginning at the Virtua Center Flyers Skate Zone in Voorhees today and lasting until Wednesday. On-ice sessions for all three days are at 9:45 AM and are open to the public. Flyers Training Camp for all the veterans begins on Friday. (TEN ROOKIES TO WATCH) (FULL ROOKIE ROSTER)
C.J. SAPONG SCORES LATE, BUT UNION FALL TO COLUMBUS 2-1
Trailing 2-0 at the half, C.J. Sapong scored to cut the Crew lead in half. But the Union could not find a late equalizer and fell to 8-15-6 on the year in a 2-1 defeat. The team hosts the Houston Dynamo next Sunday at PPL Park. (REPORT)
TOP TEN COLLEGE GAMEDAY SIGNS
One player from the Westminster Titans took his anger on a member of the Washington & Jefferson Presidents (great name) during the beginning of their game over the weekend. Not cool.
Somehow and someway, BYU managed to have another Hail Mary (Joseph) in them against #20 Boise State with less than a minute left in the game. We'll have more in Helmet Stickers.
DOLPHINS AND REDSKINS COULDN'T GET A FUMBLE
It took multiple times for the ball to be finally covered up, but the Redskins ended up with the ball after three different players had a chance to end the play. The Redskins lost the game.
Jason Pierre-Paul suffered very severe injuries to his hand in a freak July 4 fireworks incident, which caused him to lose his right index finger. Well, according to ESPN's Dan Graziano, it might be more severe than thought, and maybe another finger might have been lost. Pierre-Paul also might be out for the remainder of the season. (REPORT)
JOHN BOLARIS WANTS TO SELL KANYE WEST A HOUSE
Yes, that John Bolaris. In early August, Bolaris switched his career path to become a real estate agent, and he acquired a listing for apparently the estate that F. Scott Fitzgerald wrote The Great Gadsby on Long Island. And now, he wants to sell the house to Kanye West. This isn't fake, this is actually awesome. (REPORT)
TODAY IN HISTORY
- 1901: President William McKinley dies after an assassination attempt and is succeeded by Vice President Theodore Roosevelt.
- 1917: Russia is officially proclaimed a republic.
- 1975: Elizabeth Ann Seton is the first American saint, and was canonized by Pope Paul VI.
- 1994: The MLB season is canceled because of a strike.
- Larry Brown (75)
- Martin Tyler (70)
- Nas (42)
- Delmon Young (30)
- Michael Crabtree (28)
VIDEO OF THE DAY
Because it's gameday: