Floyd Mayweather Gives Marcos Maidana A Rematch Marcos Maidana certainly rattled the 37-year-old WBC/WBA welterweight world champion in their May 3rd fight—enough so that Mayweather was willing to listen to the clamor for a rematch and announced today that he’s granting Maidana another shot.
Villanova Advances To Third RoundThe No. 2 Wildcats were led by Darrun Hilliard’s 16 points, on 6-for-11 shooting, and 15 from JayVaughn Pinkston.
St. Joe’s Denied By UConn In NCAA Second RoundThe loss ended a great season for the Hawks, who finished 21-10 and had their dreams dashed of possibly facing Villanova in the second round on Saturday.
The Only NCAA Tourney Holy War Came In 1971You have to go back. Way, way back. Back to when the NCAA Tournament had just 25 teams, no shot clocks, and when not every tournament game was shown on TV.
Neumann-Goretti Looking To Make More History With the PIAA state championship tournament underway, both girls and boys Neumann-Goretti teams could possibly make even more history.
Chester Looking For Third State Crown In Four Years In the past, it was easy. All anyone needed to do was look at the tiny city in the nook between Philadelphia and the Delaware state border to determine which team would be PIAA Class AAAA state hoops champions.
Two Archbishop Wood Stars Commit To Penn StateArchbishop Wood stars Jake Cooper and Ryan Bates figure to have it a little easier than a lot of Division I-caliber stars, since the two made a decision that sets their future.
Chester Is Dominant Again Winning Fourth-Straight District TitleThe whispers were prevalent, winding through Villanova’s Pavilion in record speed of “Chester’s down year.” If there was a time to nip the Clippers, this would be the year. Or so the whispers suggested.
North Penn Makes History In Winning First Girls’ District Hoops TitleVicky Tumasz thought she was going to have some problems. The North Penn senior’s depth perception was slightly off, making only a few shots during pre-game warm-ups Friday night at Villanova’s Pavilion.
Neumann-Goretti Becomes First Boy-Girl Catholic Hoops Champs Since 1968 As a school, Neumann-Goretti entered the exclusive realm of becoming the first dual boy-girl Catholic League basketball champions since Cardinal O’Hara accomplished the feat in 1968—the first in 46 years.
Neumann-Goretti Girls Win First Catholic League Title Since 1978It marked the first Catholic League girls’ championship for Neumann-Goretti, and first since Neumann merged with St. Maria Goretti, which last one the Catholic League title in 1978.
Aaron Burton: A Well Kept SecretOn occasion, there is a player that slips through the cracks of the talent-rich Philadelphia area. This season there seems to be a few sleepers out there that should merit more college interest than they’re receiving, and that could change in the case of one player.
District 1 Looking For Seventh-Straight State Title The PIAA District 1 playoffs (seedings and matchups below) will begin Friday night, weather permitting, with Conestoga as the No. 1 seed, followed by traditional state powerhouse Chester, Great Valley, Spring-Ford and defending state champion Lower Merion seeded No. 9.
Join Glen Macnow And Ray Didinger For Movie Night At The Eagles (Rescheduled)Want to generate a little fire in the belly along with a few laughs, too? Returning again this Thursday night, Feb. 13 at the Eagles’ NovaCare Complex, Glen Macnow and Ray Didinger will host “Sports Movie Night,” beginning at 7 p.m.
With The 2014 Phillies, Should We Be Counting Down the Days Till July? Phils’ general manager Ruben Amaro says the Phillies have to score between 650 and 700 runs this season to be contenders and make the playoffs—all with the second-highest payroll in the National League, an estimated $159-million, behind the $216-million bankroll of the Los Angeles Dodgers.