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Frank Klose
Philadelphia, PA
College professor, church musician, Sports Talk Philly
Interests: Phillies baseball!
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Is Pete Mackanin's hope for the Philadelphia Phillies to win 81 games in 2017 an achievable goal? Continue reading
January 20, 1983 On this day, future Hall of Famer Darryl Sittler recorded his 1,000th career point in the NHL as member of the Philadelphia Flyers. Continue reading
Just 24 hours earlier, the Lehigh Valley Phantoms played one of their best games of the season, beating the top team in the league, the Wilkes-Barre/Scranton Penguins. On Saturday night, the Phantoms played arguably their worst game of the year, getting blown out by the Providence Bruins, 9-1. Continue reading
The Flyers unraveled again on Saturday night in a 4-1 loss to the Devils that just prolonged a stretch of bad play that has now spanned a month on the schedule. Here are 10 Postgame Points from Flyers-Devils. Continue reading
It may have been their first game back from a five-day break, but little changed for the Flyers. Two late goals in the second and another early in the third allowed another game to unravel as the Devils defeated the Flyers, 4-1, on Saturday night at Wells Fargo Center. Continue reading
The Flyers are not technically one of the eight teams in the playoff picture, but only by tiebreaker as they remain tied in points with the Toronto Maple Leafs for the final playoff spot. A second-half run will still be required, and for the Flyers, that starts on Saturday night when they host the New Jersey Devils. Continue reading
As the Flyers struggle, fans are looking for players to blame. However, the popular scapegoats are not the source of the team's woes. Continue reading
T.J. Brennan, Jordan Weal and Taylor Leier received their All-Star jerseys for the 2017 AHL All-Star Classic before Friday night's pivotal matchup with the Wilkes-Barre/Scranton Penguins. The three then showed why they earned those jerseys, helping lead the Phantoms to a 4-3 victory. Continue reading
ESPN’s Corey Pronman released his Midseason Top 50 prospects, and also Top 10 goaltending prospects, earlier this week, and the Flyers were well represented. Continue reading
The Flyers bye week is followed by four games and then a break for All-Star Weekend. There are then four weeks until the trade deadline for the NHL. That gives GM Ron Hextall just 10 games in the month of February to determine if he wants to be a seller, a buyer or to just stay put at the deadline. Continue reading
Former Philadelphia Phillies closer Billy Wagner discusses his former teammate Jeff Bagwell getting into the Hall of Fame and his own case. Continue reading
It has become an exhaustive focus and after two years of watching below-average wide receiver play, it is time for Howie Roseman and the Eagles front office to fork over some money to enhance the valuable position. Continue reading
Running back has been a huge strength for the Eagles for years, but they have faltered recently. Can Howie Roseman turn this unit around in 2017? Continue reading
Philadelphia Phillies manager Pete Mackanin discusses who will be the team's closer in 2017. Continue reading
Everyone is always subject to evaluation and criticism. Right now, this is a team playing poor hockey in every aspect and criticism is high and comes easily. That's where the Flyers were on Tuesday afternoon, as GM Ron Hextall and head coach Dave Hakstol evaluated and looked ahead with the team. Continue reading
Philadelphia Phillies manager Pete Mackanin gives his opinion on how far the team is away from being a contender again. Continue reading
Given the type of season this was for the Eagles, any celebrations of other NFC East teams being ousted will be short-lived. While it is always nice to watch the Giants and Cowboys lose ahead of Super Bowl Sunday, the Eagles have their work cut out for them to join the rest of the group in the playoffs. Continue reading
The Lehigh Valley Phantoms used another late comeback to beat the Springfield Thunderbirds, 4-3, on Monday afternoon. Greg Carey led the way with two goals and Scott Laughton and Andy Miele added the others. The Phantoms were outplayed much of the afternoon, but ultimately came out with the win. Continue reading
Philadelphia Mayor Jim Kenney made a prediction on which team was the most likely to win a title in Philadelphia sports during his tenure. Continue reading
The Eagles seem pretty set at quarterback for the 2017 season, but they still may make some moves to set themselves up for the future. Continue reading
There was no winner in the 3-3 tie on Saturday night, but their were two things that are better than an exhibition win -- a fanbase that showed why the Flyers have the longevity they do as a franchise and players from all eras that represent that longevity so well. Continue reading
After a 6-3 loss to Boston on Saturday and a 5-0 loss to Washington on Sunday, a few days without Flyers hockey may actually be a good thing. As said yesterday, you tend to notice things even more in an embarrassing loss, so let’s hit it again. Here are 10 Postgame Points from Flyers-Capitals. Continue reading
Philadelphia Eagles safety Malcolm Jenkins gives an interesting answer when asked about whether he would rather play Tom Brady or Aaron Rodgers. Continue reading
A trade between the Philadelphia Phillies and New York Mets on Jay Bruce seems unlikely per a report. Continue reading