God Almighty Hisself: the Life and Legacy of Dick Allen

Perhaps the single most controversial figure in the 133-season history of the Philadelphia Phillies franchise is the subject of a new book "God Almighty Hisself: The Life and Legacy of Dick Allen" by Villanova University law professor Mitchell Nathanson. This is not a clumsy tome hastily thrown together to make a quick buck by giving fans some light … Continue reading God Almighty Hisself: the Life and Legacy of Dick Allen


March Madness

The Temple Owls men's basketball team dumped the St. Joseph's Hawks by a score of 79-65 on Thursday, advancing Temple into the Atlantic Ten tournament semi-finals.The Archbishop Carroll Patriots boys basketball team overcame the Neumann-Goretti Saints in a 70-65 classic to advance into the PIAA Class AAA state semi-finals.These two results knocked my college and … Continue reading March Madness

GOP’s man is Steele

In the 2nd most important political moment of the month, the Republican National Committee yesterday elected former Maryland Lt. Governor Michael Steele as our party Chairman.The 50-year old Steele, elected on the 6th ballot after a spirited 3-man battle, becomes the first-ever black American to hold the top position within the Republican Party national governing … Continue reading GOP’s man is Steele

Midnight madness for Philly hoops Big Five

St. Joe's and Temple tangle at The Palestra in 2004   The Palestra in West Philly has been home to some of the greatest college basketball ever played. The traditional home to Philly's "Big Five" basketball schools: Penn, Villanova, St. Joe's, Temple and LaSalle, will be rockin' this winter as the rivalry celebrates it's 50th … Continue reading Midnight madness for Philly hoops Big Five