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Author: John Stratis

John Stratis

A lifelong Philadelphia sports fan always looking to share his opinion about the greatest sports town in the world. Follow me on twitter @JohnStratis

Former Flyers Lift The Cup

Former Flyers Lift The Cup

Last week the Los Angeles Kings won their first Stanley Cup in franchise history, defeating the NJ Devils in six games in what was a very competitive series.  The Kings have been in existence for

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Banner Never Understood Philadelphia Fans

Banner Never Understood Philadelphia Fans

Last week long-time Eagles president Joe Banner stepped down from his post, which was a shock to everyone around the Delaware Valley.  This change is nothing short of monumental for the organization.  Banner was president

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Is 90’s Baseball Making A Return To Philadelphia?

Is 90’s Baseball Making A Return To Philadelphia?

The 2012 Phillies are not the Phillies we've been used to watching over the last five years. They aren’t winning games like they used to, and the brand of baseball we’re seeing on the field

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A Happy DeSean Is A Better DeSean

A Happy DeSean Is A Better DeSean

Maybe the Eagles have finally learned from their past mistakes.  During the past decade they had a wide receiver named Terrell Owens sulk about his contract.  They let that situation ruin the entire team.  I

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Franchising DeSean sets up an explosive comeback in 2012

Franchising DeSean sets up an explosive comeback in 2012

For weeks now reports stated the Eagles will use the franchise tag on wide receiver DeSean Jackson. On Thursday it finally became official as the franchise tag was placed on number 10. The Eagles became

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NHL’s Atlantic Divison: The Toughest Division in Sports

NHL’s Atlantic Divison: The Toughest Division in Sports

Tonight I was watching the Rangers/Devils game on NBC sports network. The game was called by the great Doc Emerick which makes the telecast even better than usual for an NHL game. Emerick in my

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At 40 Jagr Can Still Play With The Best Of Them

At 40 Jagr Can Still Play With The Best Of Them

Tuesday night the Flyers won a thriller in Winnipeg Manitoba when they defeated the Jets in overtime in one of the wildest hockey games in recent memory by a score of 5-4 . The win

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Phillies Bats need to be Clutch in 2012

Phillies Bats need to be Clutch in 2012

Spring training is officially underway in Clearwater and the Phillies enter 2012 eager to get the bad taste out of their mouths from the bitter end to the 2011 season. Pitchers and catchers have officially

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Peyton Manning – A Once In A Lifetime Opportunity For Eagles

Peyton Manning – A Once In A Lifetime Opportunity For Eagles

Earlier tonight on the NFL network the question was thrown around about where Peyton Manning could end up at in 2012. The teams thrown out as most likely landing spots included the Redskins, Dolphins, and

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Superbowl XLVI Should Be Remembered As “The Mediocre Bowl”

Superbowl XLVI Should Be Remembered As “The Mediocre Bowl”

Once again Eagle fans are forced to watch the rival NY Giants celebrate a Superbowl championship. On Sunday night mediocrity reigned supreme in the NFL as the 9-7 Giants became the first team in NFL

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