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Frank Klose
Philadelphia, PA
College professor, church musician, Sports Talk Philly
Interests: Phillies baseball!
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Recent photos are suggesting the Philadelphia Eagles will be wearing a new uniform template during the 2017 season. Continue reading
Sweden scored the only two goals of the shootout, by Nicklas Backstrom and Oliver Ekman-Larsson, while Henrik Lundqvist made saves on all four of Canada's attempts to claim the gold medal with a 2-1 win over Canada. Continue reading
The World Championships conclude this weekend with the semi-final round on Saturday setting the stage for Sunday’s medal games. Canada used a third-period rally to advance to the Gold Medal Game, while Sweden handily rolled past Finland. Continue reading
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The Philadelphia Flyers are in the market for a goaltender. Instead of re-signing Steve Mason to a long-term deal, the team should consider what looks to be the best short-term solution: Ryan Miller. Continue reading
There are some great playoff moments from 50 years of Flyers hockey, some of which we will relive in a couple days here, but today marks a special anniversary in Flyers franchise history, arguably the greatest game the team has ever played. On the Sunday afternoon of May 19, 1974, the Flyers became Stanley Cup Champions. Continue reading
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Could the Philadelphia Phillies turn Jake Thompson into a relief ace? Read that and more Phillies news and opinons on SportsTalkPhilly.com Continue reading
Canada, Russia and Finland all advanced to Saturday's semi-final round. Jake Voracek and Radko Gudas of Czech Republic were eliminated. Continue reading
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The Phillies optioned pitcher Nick Pivetta to Triple-A Lehigh Valley. Continue reading
Despite a lack of cap space, the Eagles added running back LeGarrette Blount and found a way to fit in veteran options that should bolster the roster of the short-term with the hope that it could springboard the franchise for long-term success. Continue reading
The Eagles roster has been vastly improved over the past few months, and it is now up to Doug Pederson to get the team ready for possible contention. Continue reading
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Should the Philadelphia Phillies be worried about the slow start of third baseman Maikel Franco? Read that and more Phillies news on SportsTalkPhilly.com. Continue reading
Pool play came to a close at the World Championships on Tuesday, setting up Thursday’s single-elimination quarterfinals round. In all, nine of the 10 Flyers that went to the tournament will still be playing in the tournament come Thursday. Continue reading
With four -- maybe even five -- potential defensemen coming to the NHL that will provide mobility to the blue line, the Flyers will be following a growing trend in the NHL, displayed prominently by the two teams in the Western Conference Final. Continue reading
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By Frank Klose, Sports Talk Philly Editor We are back with another Phillies mailbag. We take your questions on Twitter each week and post them to Sports Talk Philly and 973espn.com. We'll talk about them on the Sports Bash with Mike Gill on 2:30 on Tuesday afternoons. Is there any... Continue reading
The final four teams have started play in the Conference Finals and though there are two very different styles of play in both series, the result is the same through two games. Continue reading
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It's an absolute no-brainer that the Philadelphia Flyers re-sign Shayne Gostisbehere, but how should they go about it: Lock him up long-term or offer a bridge deal? Continue reading
One goal in the offseason was to bolster the wide receiver and running back positions with new weapons for the Eagles second-year quarterback. But did the work the Eagles put in this offseason provide Carson Wentz with enough to improve the offense next season? Continue reading
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Pete Mackanin got a contract extension in Philadelphia as Red Sox star David Ortiz ripped the man who got the job instead of Mackanin in 2012. Continue reading
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The Philadelphia Phillies appear to have made a mistake by not retaining veteran RHP Charlie Morton. Read that and more Phillies news on SportsTalkPhilly.com. Continue reading
An anonymous report says Eagles rookie Mack Hollins is turning heads at rookie camp. Is it worth getting excited about? Continue reading
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After a tough loss Saturday evening, Philadelphia Phillies pitching coach Bob McClure had an interesting quote Sunday. Read that and more on SportsTalkPhilly.com. Continue reading
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Former Philadelphia Phillies first baseman Ryan Howard says that he isn't planning to retire. Read that and more Phillies news on SportsTalkPhilly.com. Continue reading
Former Philadelphia Phillies outfielder Jeff Francoeur announced his retirement and a post-playing venture Friday. Read that and more Phillies news on SportsTalkPhilly.com. Continue reading
For the 10 Flyers participating, eight have what appears to be a clear path to the group of eight teams that will advance to the quarterfinals on Thursday, May 18. For two others, the opportunity remains there, but the final few games of round robin play are crucial. Continue reading
On Thursday, a report surfaced that Sidney Jones could be back on the field sooner rather than later, with a source telling Huffington Sports' Jordan Schultz that Jones would be back on the field in October. Jones met with the media for the first time following the first day of rookie mini camp and address the rumor, saying it did not come from a credible source. Continue reading