Joseph Santoliquito

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Joseph Santoliquito is an award-winning sportswriter based in the Philadelphia area who has written feature stories for SI.com, ESPN.com, NFL.com, MLB.com, Deadspin and The Philadelphia Daily News. He is a two-time Emmy Award nominee most noted for his award-winning ESPN.com feature on high school wrestler A.J. Detwiler in February 2006, which appeared on SportsCenter. In 2015, he was elected president of the Boxing Writers Association of America.

Saturday’s Mikey Garcia-Adrien Broner Showdown Spells A Bright Future For The Winner

On Saturday night, Broner (33-2, 24 KOs), a four-division champion, will see if he can revive the superstar talk when he takes on the undefeated Garcia (36-0, 30 KOs), the WBC lightweight titleholder, this Saturday night at 9 p.m. in a 140-pound, 12-round fight at Barclays Center in Brooklyn, New York, on “Showtime Championship Boxing.”

07/26/2017

Corey Clement Is Willing To Fit Anywhere With Eagles

From youth league, to Glassboro, to Wisconsin, Clement has always been a star.

07/24/2017

doug pederson

Doug Pederson Addresses Jordan Hicks’ Injury

“He’s cleared, he’s healthy and he’s another one that we’re going to continue to monitor,”

07/24/2017

Floyd Mayweather Conor McGregor

The Floyd Mayweather-Conor McGregor Show Begins With A Bang

McGregor, at his strutting, smack-talking, cauliflower-eared, gum-chomping best, seemed to curry the favor of the Los Angeles crowd.

07/12/2017

Christian Carto And Branden Pizarro Represent The New Wave Of Philly Fighters

A few weeks ago, the two appeared on a show in Atlantic City, each winning by stoppage.

07/10/2017

How Conor McGregor Can Beat Floyd Mayweather

Mayweather turned 40 on February 24th.

07/09/2017

Floyd Mayweather-Conor McGregor Tour Shows Huge Interest In This Fight

The Mayweather-Pacquiao fight received a record 4.6 million PPV buys. Mayweather-McGregor is expected to reach unprecedented PPV buys.

07/09/2017

These Phillies Look Bound For History

After 85 games, the Phillies currently have the worst record in baseball, at 28-57.

07/08/2017

Floyd Mayweather Jr. looks back at Andre Berto's corner after the sixth round of their WBC/WBA welterweight title fight at MGM Grand Garden Arena on September 12, 2015 in Las Vegas, Nevada. Mayweather retained his titles with a unanimous-decision victory.

The Genius Of Floyd Mayweather

Floyd Mayweather fights UFC star Conor McGregor on Aug. 26 in Las Vegas.

06/30/2017

Markelle Fultz

Call Him Markelle ‘Philly’ Fultz

The quicksilver 6-foot-4 guard from the University of Washington, by way of fabled DeMatha Catholic High School in Washington, D.C., plays with a chip on his shoulder—almost as wide and heavy as Philadelphia’s sports fans carry. He carries a torch from the time he wasn’t named high school player of the year in his area, to the time he was cut at DeMatha his sophomore year, to why the Celtics passed up on him as the No. 1 pick.

06/22/2017

Markelle Fultz By The Numbers

In being selected No. 1 overall, Fultz became part of an interesting trivia question, becoming just the 12th college basketball player selected No. 1 overall in the NBA Draft since 1960 whose team did not play in the NCAA Tournament. The Sixers have selected three of the 12 players—more than any other team.

06/22/2017

Carson Wentz

Santoliquito: Carson Wentz Needs To Take A Leadership Role This Year

in his first season, Wentz completed 379 of 607 passes (62.4%) for 3,782 yards, 16 touchdowns and 14 interceptions.

06/20/2017

Andre Ward

Andre Ward’s Victory Brings Clarity To Boxing

“I think it was plain to see that I broke [Kovalev] mentally and physically,” Ward said after the fight Saturday night.

06/19/2017

Andre Ward Makes His Point Against Sergey Kovalev

On Saturday night at the Mandalay Bay Events Center, Ward erased any possibility of controversy or uncertainty when he stopped Kovalev.

06/18/2017

Floyd Mayweather Jr. and Conor McGregor

The Public Asked And It Received: Mayweather-McGregor Is Happening

To call this a spectacle is an understatement. It’s actually a fascinating joke.    

06/15/2017

Marcus Smith

Marcus Smith Finally Showed Up

Marcus Smith is a three-year veteran and the Eagles’ 2014 first-round pick.

06/13/2017

Sergey Kovalev

Sergey Kovalev Wants His Revenge Against Andre Ward

Sergey Kovalev feels he won the first fight with Andre Ward, when the two light heavyweight stars met last November.

06/13/2017

Andre Ward

Andre Ward Doesn’t Want To Leave Any Doubt This Time

Saturday night in Las Vegas, Andre Ward (31-0, 15 KOs) and Sergey Kovalev (31-1-1, 26 KOs) will be doing it again.

06/12/2017

Fletcher cox

Santoliquito: Time For Fletcher Cox To Show He’s A Great Player – Not Just A Good One

Fletcher Cox is one of the better defensive tackles in the NFL, though not exactly the best.

06/09/2017

Kevin Durant #35 of the Golden State Warriors reacts to a play against the Cleveland Cavaliers in Game 2 of the 2017 NBA Finals at ORACLE Arena on June 4, 2017 in Oakland, California.

Santoliquito: It’s Time To Appreciate The Warriors

The last time the Warriors lost was on April 11th.

06/07/2017

Anthony Joshua v Wladimir Klitschko Press Conference

A Look At Boxing At The Halfway Mark In 2017

Six months into this year of boxing has brought more action than all of 2016.

06/05/2017

ben lively

Santoliquito: Phillies Fans Deserve To See The Future Now

Ben Lively was the first Phillies starter to earn a victory since Jeremy Hellickson on April 27th.

06/05/2017

nba finals

NBA Finals Prove The League Lacks Parity

The Warriors beat opponents by an average of 16.3 points a game (118.3 to 102.0) in the playoffs.

06/01/2017

LeGarrette Blount

Santoliquito: Adding Winners Like Blount And Long Will Pay Dividends For Eagles

Winning Super Bowls not only stems from the collective talent of a team, it’s deeply rooted in an overall group psyche.

05/31/2017

Marcus Smith

Santoliquito: Marcus Smith’s Days As An Eagle Are Numbered

Marcus Smith’s days as a Philadelphia Eagle seem numbered.

05/31/2017

Jeremy Hellickson

Santoliquito: Phillies Hope They Stay On Pace With 1961 Team

The last time the Phillies lost more than 100 games in a season was in 1961, when they went 47-107.

05/31/2017

Jim Schwartz

Jim Schwartz Still Has Some Questions About Cornerback

Eagles’ defensive coordinator Jim Schwartz spoke to the media on the second week of OTAs.

05/30/2017

Atlantic City boxing

Atlantic City Celebrates Its Rich Boxing History With Hall Of Fame

24 influential fight people were a part of the inaugural class of the Atlantic City Boxing Hall of Fame.

05/30/2017

Nelson Agholor

Eagles’ OTA Will Focus On Wide Receiver Corp

There was no great mystery what the Eagles lacked offensively last year—quality wideouts.

05/23/2017

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