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Bill Campbell

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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.

05/30/2012

Evan Turner #12 and Head Coach Doug Collins (credit: Jesse D. Garrabrant/NBAE via Getty Images)

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.

05/23/2012

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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 […]

05/16/2012

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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.

04/24/2012

The Toronto Blue Jays stand for the National Anthem before action against the Baltimore Orioles during MLB action at the Rogers Centre April 15, 2012 in Toronto, Ontario, Canada. Both teams wore the number 42 in honor of Jackie Robinson Day. (credit: Abelimages/Getty Images)

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.

04/18/2012

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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.

04/11/2012

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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.

03/28/2012

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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.

03/20/2012

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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.

03/13/2012

(Explorers' guard Tyreek Duren.  File photo by Greg Carroccio, Sideline Photos)

It Is NCAA Tournament Time

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

03/08/2012

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50th Anniversary Of Wilt Chamberlain’s 100-Point Game

On this night 50 years ago, a singular achievement established a record that remains unmatched in professional sports: Wilt Chamberlain’s 100-point game.

03/02/2012

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Every Game Matters

The Flyers are in trouble. They’ve lost five of their last six, and nine of their last 14.

02/15/2012

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Eli Manning – Tom Coughlin – Ahmad Bradshaw

The Super Bowl usually gives us something to remember. Seven weeks ago the New York Giants were 7-7 and today they sit atop the National Football League. This game XLVI, except for the Manning family, didn’t provide us with many thrills.

02/07/2012

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Greg Schiano – Bruiser Flint – Elena Delle Donne

Since this is Super Bowl week, it would seem appropriate to write about the National Football League and the men who coach its teams.

02/01/2012

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Joe Paterno

Joe Paterno always said that football kept him alive. Like the rest of us, he didn’t want to die.

01/24/2012

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