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Sports Talk Philly
Philadelphia, PA
Philadelphia Sports Coverage: Phillies, Eagles, Sixers, Flyers
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The guys are back to discuss the hiring of John Tortorella as Flyers head coach, Joel Farabee's injury, recap the Stanley Cup Final, and more. Continue reading
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Phillies take 3 from 4 from Padres but lose 2021 NL MVP Bryce Harper indefinitely to a broken finger * Nick Castellanos heating up with Braves, Cards on deck * Bullpen shines as Mark Appel gets his call-up Continue reading
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Phillies take 3 from 4 from Padres but lose 2021 NL MVP Bryce Harper indefinitely to a broken finger * Nick Castellanos heating up with Braves, Cards on deck * Bullpen shines as Mark Appel gets his call-up Continue reading
Reigning National League MVP Bryce Harper was hit by a pitch Saturday by San Diego Padres starter Blake Snell. Harper fractured his thumb. Continue reading
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Geoff Mosher and Frank Klose discuss the successful week Phillies against the Marlins and the Nationals, as the Phillies take 6 out of 8. Among the topics of discussion this week: How will the Phillies fare against the Rangers and Padres this week? What to do about Corey Knebel and Jose Alvarado and the bullpen in general? The worry around Zach Eflin's kne Continue reading
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John Tortorella certainly knew all the right things to say, but doesn’t have much of a filter. What you see is what you get with him, there’s no gray area. That hardly appears to be the case with Flyers management. There’s a lot of gray area right now, in terms of making decisions, who is on board with what, and what the future may hold. Continue reading
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St. James hymn written for the Centennial of St. James in Elkins, Park, Pa. Continue reading
Posted Jun 20, 2022 at Frank Klose
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John Tortorella has been around long enough in the league to have seen many elements of coaching evolve. That includes communication between players and coaches and how to effectively make the connection between the "two-way street" to have a strong working relationship. Continue reading
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At his introductory press conference, John Tortorella recalled thinking about what an opportunity to coach in Philadelphia would be like as far back as the 2004 Eastern Conference Finals. Now he gets that opportunity, trying to restore a standard for the Orange and Black emblem that he expressed great respect for on Friday. Continue reading
If you were wondering just what the Flyers were going to try to do with this offseason or questioning if they were serious about an aggressive approach, you got your answer on Thursday. Tortorella is only the first piece of what could be a very busy offseason that features equally as many changes and moves as the last, likely even more aggressive than ever before. Continue reading
The Flyers have hired John Tortorella as the 23rd head coach in franchise history. Continue reading
ESPN and NHL Network’s Kevin Weekes reported on Tuesday night that the Flyers have offered the head coaching position to John Tortorella. Weekes reported that the deal is not done, but negotiations are in the late stages. Continue reading
On Tuesday afternoon, it was first reported by Kevin Weekes of ESPN and NHL Network that Bruce Cassidy will become the next head coach of the Vegas Golden Knights. So what does this mean for the Flyers in their coaching search? Continue reading
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The Phillies optioned outfielder Mickey Moniak to Triple-A Lehigh Valley and recalled infielder Yairo Muñoz. Continue reading
The Phillies designated for assignment the contract of James Norwood and purchased the contract of pitcher Michael Kelly. Continue reading
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On this Powder Blue Podcast, Geoff Mosher and Frank Klose discuss the state of the Phillies after winning 9 of 10 games. They look at: Can they keep up the winning? Letting the young kids play How to replace Corey Knebel in the bullpen? Continue reading
According to Daily Faceoff’s Frank Seravalli, finalists for the Flyers head coaching position are believed to include Barry Trotz and John Tortorella. Crossing Broad’s Anthony SanFilippo also reported that Peter DeBoer is also a finalist. Continue reading
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The guys update the Flyers coaching search, recap the Conference Finals, and preview the Stanley Cup Final between the Colorado Avalanche and Tampa Bay Lightning. Continue reading
As Bruce Cassidy enters the coaching free-agent market, more names of interest are entering the Flyers coaching search. Continue reading
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The Phillies added Scott Kingery and Matt Vierling as Johan Camargo hits the injured list and Zack Wheeler the paternity list. Continue reading
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Geoff Mosher and Frank Klose react to the breaking news that Joe Girardi has been fired as Phillies manager. We discuss: Who made the decision: President or ownership? Why Rob Thomson over Dusty Wathan? Does Thomson have a shot at the job long term? All this and more. Continue reading
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On this Powder Blue Podcast, Geoff Mosher and Frank Klose discuss the recent Phillies freefall, including: The poor defense and how to remedy it. Should Joe Girardi's job be on the line? Is it too early to think about what to do at the trade deadline? Continue reading
There has been little development in the Flyers coaching search over the last few days. For many of the teams in search of a head coach in the NHL – only the New York Islanders and Montreal Canadiens have officially named a head coach – it seems that everything is in a holding pattern. Continue reading
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The Phillies added pitcher Cristopher Sanchez and infielder Nick Maton on Wednesday, as the team placed Jean Segura on the 10-day IL and designated Roman Quinn. Continue reading
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The Phillies will now be without Jean Segura, who fractured his finger on Tuesday night against the San Francisco Giants Continue reading