November 24 Philadelphia Inquirer columnist Bob Ford: “By 1 p.m. Tuesday, a good half-hour after an orange, four-ton wrecking ball began tapping the south side of the Spectrum – first gently, then grimly – the hole in this piece of Philadelphia sports history was still not much bigger than the ones Darryl Dawkins left in a [More…]
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November 12 csnphilly.com: The date has finally been set. The Spectrum will be demolished during a ceremony on Nov. 23. The one-hour wrecking ball event will commence with a free viewing party that is open to the public, including a block party with dollar hot dogs and soft drinks. Philly sports legends Bernie Parent, Bob [More…]
phillymag.com Heavyweight 610 WIP and upstart 97.5 The Fanatic are waging a furious battle for the city’s obsessed sports-radio listeners, but the real action is going on off the air. Here, the behind-the-scenes story of how Angelo threatened to walk, what staffers honestly think about Eskin, and, for the first time, what really happened the [More…]
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It was a good run, but all self-indulgent articles must come to an end. So without further ado, I present the final piece of the Stabone Over-Analysis of Sports Movies. Over the Top’s Underwhelming Ending I am not done picking on Stallone. I love the man’s movies for what they are. But let’s face it, [More…]
You know the drill. I keep on writing. You keep on reading. Here are my thoughts on problems I have with some Basketball films. This one is a quicker read. You’re welcome. Teen Wolf’s Final Scene No, not the exposed penis part. (Although some believe it was actually a woman who zipped up the fly [More…]
by Frank Stabone No need to mess around. Let’s jump right in with some Baseball talk. A League of Their Own: Dottie Hinson’s Character Questioned Dottie is the quintessential five-tool player in women’s baseball. She is the Peaches’ best hitter, fielder and pretty much an assistant coach. With that said, I am calling out Dottie [More…]
by Frank Stabone Some films are classics that you can watch over and over again. Just like all movies, the first few times you watch the film you focus on the content and do not sweat the details. But then one day you watch it and something just doesn’t seem right. You remember in The [More…]