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  • This Day In Sports History (April 25th) — Phillie Phanatic

    This Day In Sports History (April 25th) — Phillie Phanatic

    It was on this day in 1978 that the Phillie Phanatic made his first ever appearance as the official mascot of the Philadelphia Phillies. The idea for the Phillie Phanatic was created by Dennis Lehman in 1977, as he felt the team needed to abandon “Philadelphia Phil” and “Philadelphia Phillis”, and replace them with a […]

  • ‘Iverson’: Trailer for Allen Iverson Documentary Unveiled (Video)

    ‘Iverson’: Trailer for Allen Iverson Documentary Unveiled (Video)

    While it’s pretty trite to label an athlete or any popular figure as “misunderstood,” that characterization fits Allen Iverson to a tee. The scrappy basketball icon was considered a thug, the ultimate competitor, fiercely loyal, dangerous, clutch, and reckless by many who just didn’t understand him. In an effort to shed some light on both Iverson’s […]

  • This Day In Sports History (April 24th) — Tampa Bay Buccaneers

    This Day In Sports History (April 24th) — Tampa Bay Buccaneers

    It was on this day in 1974 that the NFL granted a franchise to the Tampa Bay Buccaneers.  The Buccaneers, along with the Seattle Seahawks, joined the NFL as expansion teams for the start of the 1976 season. The Buccaneers would endure a tough opening stretch to their NFL arrival, as they failed to win […]