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The NFL reportedly banked on the Phillies making MLB postseason, and it looks like that backfired

Tuesday, September 24th, 2019

And based on how the NFL constructed the Philadelphia Eagles' first part of their schedule, where they're on the road for Weeks 5-7, it appears they assumed the Phillies would be in postseason contention. According to NBC Sports Philadelphia's Jim Salisbury, who joined the Nationals Talk podcast, Bryce Harper-mania might have caused the NFL to re-jigger the Eagles schedule. "If you look at the Philadelphia Eagles schedule, they go on the road the next three weeks and the reason the NFL did that is because of Bryce Harper-mania," Salisbury explained.

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Friday, August 16th, 2019

The Scot lost 6-4 6-4 to Richard Gasquet in Cincinnati on Monday in his first singles match since January and later said he would not accept a wild card for the men's draw at the U.S. Open, the year's final Grand Slam. Vanished' Diaz set to return to spotlight at UFC 241 The heavyweight title fight between Daniel Cormier and Stipe Miocic has top billing at UFC 241 in California on Saturday, but all eyes will be on the comeback of Nate Diaz, conqueror of Conor McGregor, after over a thousand days in the wilderness. Always a favourite with hardcore fight fans, Diaz shot to wider fame when he humbled superstar McGregor, handing him his first UFC defeat in March 2016.

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Saturday, August 3rd, 2019

Sakkari saved four match points and trailed 5-2 in the second set but found her form in time to extend her run at the tournament, where she lost the final last year. MLB roundup: Astros hammer six home runs to rout M's Rookie Yordan Alvarez slugged the first of Houston's season-high six home runs as the Astros bashed their way to a 10-2 victory over the visiting Seattle Mariners on Friday. The Astros posted three runs in the second, fourth and fifth innings, all via the home run.

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Friday, August 2nd, 2019

Sakkari saved four match points and trailed 5-2 in the second set but found her form in time to extend her run at the tournament, where she lost the final last year. Golf - An's 'okay' 65 earns him halfway lead at Wyndham Championship Former teenage prodigy An Byeong-hun seized the sole halfway lead at the Wyndham Championship in North Carolina on Friday as big guns Webb Simpson, Jordan Spieth and Paul Casey focused their sights for a weekend shootout. An remained bogey-free for the tournament as he carded a tidy five-under-par 65 in the second round on a languid afternoon at Sedgefield Country Club in Greensboro.

Spieth should boost interest, weekend TV ratings from Sedgefield

Friday, August 2nd, 2019

Spieth shot 3-under-par 67 in Friday's second round for a 9-under 131 total at Sedgefield Country Club. Barring a flurry of birdies – Webb Simpson has a chance – from an afternoon player, he'll enter Saturday's round only two strokes off the lead. Ryan Kuehl, Under Armour's (NYSE: UA) former senior vice president of global sports marketing who played for the New York Giants, called the 26-year-old Spieth "the Bryce Harper of golf.

McCutchen, Hoskins lead Phillies past Brewers 6-4

Friday, May 24th, 2019

The Philadelphia Phillies needed a big performance from their bullpen after Jerad Eickhoff struggled. Vince Velasquez and company delivered. Five relievers combined for six scoreless innings and Andrew McCutchen hit a tiebreaking double to help Philadelphia beat the Milwaukee Brewers 6-4 on Friday night, overcoming Christian Yelich's major league-leading 20th homer.

Bryce Harper’s slump: After signing huge contracts, these stars struggled

Thursday, May 16th, 2019

Philadelphia Phillies star Bryce Harper has already endured his fair share of boos after a slow start in his first season since signing a $330 million contract, but he isn't the first superstar to struggle after landing a massive deal. “I don't have a tangible reason why we shouldn't play him,” Phillies manager Gabe Kapler said earlier this week, when asked if he'd consider temporarily benching Harper. Harper's contract with the Phillies ensures that he will be a fixture on the franchise for the next decade.

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Thursday, April 4th, 2019

Following is a summary of current sports news briefs. MLB roundup: Nats walk off to hand Phillies first loss Jake Noll's bases-loaded walk with no outs in the bottom of the ninth gave the Washington Nationals a 9-8 victory over the Philadelphia Phillies on Wednesday. David Robertson (0-1) gave up a leadoff single to Anthony Rendon, then walked Juan Soto and Ryan Zimmerman before Noll took ball four on a 3-2 pitch.

Phillies fans had one big complaint about Opening Day: that Dallas looking star

Friday, March 29th, 2019

Phillies fans had one big complaint about Opening Day: that Dallas looking star originally appeared on We won't waste a lot of your time here. Opening Day in South Philadelphia was a lovely affair. The Phillies defeated the Atlanta Braves.

Bryce Harper is ready to convince Mike Trout to sign with the Phillies

Tuesday, March 5th, 2019

Bryce Harper had already won the hearts of Philadelphians everywhere when he signed a 13-year, $330 million deal with the Philadelphia Phillies. Harper went on Philly sports talk station WIP on Tuesday, and it didn't take long for New Jersey native (and die hard Philadelphia Eagles fan) Mike Trout to come up. Trout and his impending free agency are going to be talked about in Philadelphia for the next two years, but Harper wanted fans to know that they're not the only ones who want Trout on the Phillies.