Sports

Sports

Thousands of Football Fans Headed to Philadelphia For NFL Draft

      From April 26 to 28, the City of Brotherly Love will host the 2017 NFL Draft. It will be the first draft in Philadelphia since the draft began in 1936. Back then, the draft was less in-depth, as the players who were drafted were only split into […]

Sports

Philly Fan Creates SportsVenting App

      Philadelphia native Jeff Phillips has been passionate about Philly sports for multiple decades. He has been longing for a platform in which fans can express their thoughts about a team’s games, players and even coaches. Soon enough, he came up with the idea of having an app […]

Sports

Confessions of a Calorie Counter: Caring for Our Bodies as a Spiritual Discipline

      Our bodies are God’s good creations and should be honored as such. Furthermore, our bodies allow us to live out our callings, part of which inevitably involves loving the people around us. Think about what it would mean to love someone if we were not material beings, […]

Carli Lloyd of the U.S. Women’s National Soccer Team is one of the leaders in the women’s fight for equal pay.
Sports

Evaluating Equal Pay for Female Athletes

     Philadelphia Flyers fans were quick to tear into Head Coach Dave Hakstol after he posted a tweet last week in support of the U.S. Women’s Hockey Team and their fight for equal pay. One fan replied that they “support [Hakstol’s] search for a college coaching job next year,” […]

Sports

The Rebirth of a Runner

There is a time for everything, and a season for every activity under the heavens.       I enter the winter season with optimism. In November I begin collecting gear—headbands, gloves, thermal leggings. I fully believe that I will run the entire winter, that nothing but a full-out blizzard will […]

Sports

Mark Wagner Steps Away From Men’s Soccer; Jeremy Payne Serves as Interim Head Coach

      During the week of March 20, Mark Wagner, the Head Coach of the Men’s Soccer team, announced that he had “made the decision to step away from college coaching.” He departed in early April to focus on his work as the founder and president of Future 500 […]

The 1929-30 Philadelphia Arrows.
Sports

Remembering the Forgotten Past of Philadelphia Sports

Philadelphia Arrows       The Arrows, created in the autumn of 1927, were Philadelphia’s first professional ice hockey team. The Arrows had little promise, coming in last place in both of their first two seasons. The Arrows got pointed in a new direction when WWI veteran Herb Gardiner became […]

Sports

How Should We Define a Sport?

      When asked, “What is sport?” we often go to the natural prototypes of football, basketball or even baseball. However, we are reluctant to answer the question with cheerleading or horseback riding. Why? In our society we tend to think that if it does not involve a ball […]

Citizens Bank Park, home of the Philadelphia Phillies, will open its gates on April 7 as the Phils take on the Washington Nationals.
Sports

Baseball Begins Again- Philadelphia Phillies prepare for season opener

      On April 3, the Philadelphia Phillies will begin the 2017 MLB season against the Cincinnati Reds at 4:10 p.m. in Great American Ball Park. Jeremy Hellickson is expected to get on the mound for the Phillies, which will make it Hellickson’s second-straight Opening Day start. The Reds […]

Sports

Eastern University Sports Recap- Men’s and Women’s Golf and Track & Field

      The EU Women’s Golf Team began their spring season on March 17 and March 18 in the Browngolf Intercollegiate Invitational, hosted by Mercyhurst University. In the fall season, Paige Hollingsworth led the Eagles in average strokes with 88.50 in six rounds of golf. Sofia and Summer Frantz […]