Lesley’s Last Word

BLOG: On The (B)Rink

On the brink of elimination the Flyers come back to win four straight and beat the Bruins in seven games. Problem is the sequel is usually never as good as the original.


(credit: Bruce Bennett/Getty Images)

BLOG: Will The Real Flyers Please Stand Up?

As the Flyers prepare for Game 2 against the Bruins in the Eastern Conference Semifinals, I’m still trying to wrap my head around what happened on Saturday.


New York Knicks v Philadelphia 76ers

BLOG: Despite Losses, High Hopes For The Playoffs

Ok, so the 76ers lost five of their last eight games before heading to the playoffs, however these were all close games.


Claude Giroux

BLOG: Playoffs Looming, Anyone Panicking?

10 days out from the Stanley Cup playoffs and a lot of people are panicking. One of the reasons I am so optimistic is because of the great play of Claude Giroux.


Florida Panthers v Philadelphia Flyers

BLOG: Re-Focused Flyers

The Flyers had a tough four game losing four game streak last week, but after rebounding to win two straight, they seem to coming out of their fog. Still, you have to wonder, what’s going on with the team?


File photo. (credit: Lesley Van Arsdall)

BLOG: An Inspiring Spring Training Trip

As many of you know, I’m fresh off a visit from Phillies camp in Clearwater Florida. I have to say, for baseball fans it really doesn’t get much better than Spring Training baseball.


(Cole Hamels throws during Phillies' spring training baseball workouts on Monday in Clearwater, Fla.  AP photo)

BLOG: The Miami Heat Of Baseball?

With spring training now officially underway, and heading down to Clearwater Florida on Friday, I can’t remember any team generating so much buzz.