PHILADELPHIA (CBS) — The Sixers finished with the NBA’s second-to-worst record, dropped to third in the lottery, and then started a new season 0-17. The Flyers were eliminated in Game Seven of round 1 of the postseason by the New York Rangers, and continue to exemplify mediocrity.

The Eagles lost to the Saints on a last second field-goal in a home Wild Card playoff game ending their 2013 season. Then, in Chip Kelly’s second season, they missed the playoffs despite being 9-3 with four games remaining.

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And the Phillies, well, the Phillies are arguably the worst team in baseball.

Nevertheless, we did manage to find five positive 2014 Philadelphia sports moments.

 

5. Malcolm Jenkins intercepts Andrew Luck (September 15th)

The Eagles were trailing the Colts on Monday Night Football in Week 2, 27-20 with 5:15 remaining in the game. Andrew Luck and his team was threatening, already in the Red Zone, ready to put the game away. However, Jenkins picked off Luck and the Eagles went on to win the game on a last second Cody Parkey field-goal.

INDIANAPOLIS, IN - SEPTEMBER 15: Cody Parkey #1 of the Philadelphia Eagles celebrates with teammates after kicking the game-winning 36-yard field goal as time expires in the game against the Indianapolis Colts at Lucas Oil Stadium on September 15, 2014 in Indianapolis, Indiana. The Eagles won the game 30-27. (Photo by Joe Robbins/Getty Images)

INDIANAPOLIS, IN – SEPTEMBER 15: Cody Parkey #1 of the Philadelphia Eagles celebrates with teammates after kicking the game-winning 36-yard field goal as time expires in the game against the Indianapolis Colts at Lucas Oil Stadium on September 15, 2014 in Indianapolis, Indiana. The Eagles won the game 30-27. (Photo by Joe Robbins/Getty Images)

 

4. LeSean McCoy’s 38-yard touchdown run on Thanksgiving Day (November 27th)

 

With the Eagles up 23-10 on the Cowboys, LeSean McCoy broke a late third-quarter run for a touchdown to seal the win for the Birds.

3. Four Phillies’ pitchers combine to throw a no-hitter (September 1st)

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Cole Hamels (6.0 IP), Jake Diekman (1.o IP), Ken Giles (1.0 IP), and Jonathan Papelbon (1.o IP) combined to no-hit the Atlanta Braves in a 7-0 Phillies win. Hamels (7), Diekman (3), and Giles (2) combined to strikeout 12 batters.

2. Jimmy Rollins breaks Phillies’ all-time hits record (June 14th)

PHILADELPHIA, PA - JUNE 14: Shortstop Jimmy Rollins #11 of the Philadelphia Phillies hits a single in the bottom of the fifth inning against the Chicago Cubs and is congratulated by former Phillies third baseman Mike Schmidt #20 on June 14, 2014 at Citizens Bank Park in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. This single makes Jimmy Rollins the all-time Phillies career hit leader with 2,235 hits.  (Photo by Mitchell Leff/Getty Images)

PHILADELPHIA, PA – JUNE 14: Shortstop Jimmy Rollins #11 of the Philadelphia Phillies hits a single in the bottom of the fifth inning against the Chicago Cubs and is congratulated by former Phillies third baseman Mike Schmidt #20 on June 14, 2014 at Citizens Bank Park in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. This single makes Jimmy Rollins the all-time Phillies career hit leader with 2,235 hits. (Photo by Mitchell Leff/Getty Images)

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Jimmy Rollins’ 5th inning single was hit number 2,235, surpassing Mike Schmidt for the all-time Phillies lead.

1. Mo’ne Davis’ LLWS complete game shutout (August 15th)

Mo'ne Davis #3 of Pennsylvania waits to pitch to a Nevada batter during the United States division game at the Little League World Series tournament at Lamade Stadium on August 20, 2014 in South Williamsport, Pennsylvania.  (Photo by Rob Carr/ Getty Images)

Mo’ne Davis #3 of Pennsylvania waits to pitch to a Nevada batter during the United States division game at the Little League World Series tournament at Lamade Stadium on August 20, 2014 in South Williamsport, Pennsylvania. (Photo by Rob Carr/ Getty Images)

 

 

In her first Little League World Series start, Mo’ne Davis threw a two-hit shutout with eight strikeouts in a 4-0 victory over South Nashville, Tennessee. In December, Davis won AP Female of the Year honors.

 

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