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Baseball’s Home Stretch

By Bill Campbell Baseball’s Home Stretch As we approach the home stretch of the big league baseball season, it’s interesting to observe the comparative closeness of the races in both major league divisions. In the […]


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An Olympic Weekend In London

By Bill Campbell: It was a big weekend at the Olympics in London.


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The Phillies’ Season

Let’s examine the plight of the Phillies after being swiped in Miami by a team of Marlins that has been struggling of late.


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Waiting For A Champion

If any sport in the land has needed a boost in interest and attendance, it’s horse racing. A colt named I’ll Have Another was poised to give it a shot.


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Put A Stamp On It

By Bill Campbell Wilt Chamberlain We’ve heard a lot about Wilt Chamberlain recently, mainly because we just celebrated the fiftieth anniversary of his 100-point game. But a word from the U.S. Postal Service last week […]


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You’ve Got to Have A Big Guy

Bill Campbell talks the Sixers season, Kyle Kendrick’s success and Albert Pujols’ struggles.


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A Masterpiece, Some Deals And A Winning Horse

I can’t remember seeing or broadcasting a better comeback than the 76ers staged last Friday night against the Celtics.


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Phillies Making Moves During A Noteworthy Baseball Week

By Bill Campbell Phillies’ Moves During A Noteworthy Baseball Week Their sluggish start has not caused the Phillies to push the panic button. But it has led to some interesting personnel moves. The most noteworthy […]



Bruises, Kudos, Boos And A Motley Crew

The Phillies are in serious trouble now. The team is not scoring many runs and has had to rely on its pitching. Now it seems to have a pitching problem with the injury to Cliff Lee. The talented left-hander injured his left oblique while pitching ten shut-out innings last week in San Francisco and he has been placed on the fifteen-day disabled list.


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Breaking Barriers, Breaking News, Breaking Heads

It has escaped much attention but this past Sunday was “Jackie Robinson Day” in major league ballparks around the country. Robinson and his legacy were remembered with various tributes and testimonials.


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Competitors And Class Acts

Baseball openers are on everyone’s mind, especially the Phillies’. But I suggest that the most meaningful games being played this month will be in Pittsburgh. They are hockey games.


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Phillies, Utley Have Communication Issues?

It would appear that the Phillies and Chase Utley are not on mutually agreeable speaking terms – at least for now. You can only hope that, when the season starts and the games have some real meaning, the communications process will improve.


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All Kinds Of Surprises Round The Sports Dial

With baseball just around the corner, a look at the Phillies’ health problems is in order. Chase Utley is visiting another unnamed specialist about his chronically injured knees and the general manager is more than a little concerned.


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Basketball, Elena And Lizzie

I guess I’ve had more surprising days in sports than last Friday but, offhand, I can’t remember one.


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It Is NCAA Tournament Time

This is post-season basketball tournament time and it is jammed with some early drama.