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Posted on January 12 at 10:11 p.m. (Suggest removal)

Oh, by the way, not a Fran McCaffery reference, OK? (See: Stripes, Bill Murray, Warren Oates, Sgt. Hulka, etc.)

From: The Passion

Posted on January 12 at 10:04 p.m. (Suggest removal)

Jeff, thanks again for your intrepid pursuit of the ejected fan's side of things. The guy wasn't doing anything out of the ordinary - loud, yes, obnoxious, yes - but not violating any stricture printed on the back of his ticket. It was a weird, unique experience, watching a ref stop a game just to kick out a loudmouth. Lighten up, Francis.

From: The Passion

Posted on December 17 at 7:09 p.m. (Suggest removal)

Wonderful post, Andrea. I will consult with your dad when I visit More Perreca's on Friday.

From: Chasing Snacks: Lunch Plans

Posted on November 21 at 1:12 p.m. (Suggest removal)

FYI To the hoop fans who believe "Hal Lear" should have been "Hal Greer", Fran McCaffery said "Hal Lear." He was a Philly guy who helped Temple go to the Final Four in 1956. As one reader helpfully pointed out, Arizin was misspelled by me.

From: Philly feels like home to Saints

Posted on November 21 at 8:22 a.m. (Suggest removal)

Hopkins ... You call that playing golf?

From: Run for Your Life

Posted on November 18 at 4:59 p.m. (Suggest removal)

Free advice: "Pauly, more wine!"
More free advice: Ibuprofen. Swear by it.

From: Run for Your Life

Posted on November 10 at 3:51 p.m. (Suggest removal)

You just Wally Pipped your way out of a sweet gig, buddy boy. "Aw ... Pauly, won't see him around no more."

From: Exit, Stage Left

Posted on November 10 at 3:43 p.m. (Suggest removal)

Thanks, Joe. Couldn't resist the Dolphins remark, could you? Just wait 'til next time.

From: Stockade-athon Diary 21: Phew

Posted on October 23 at 1:24 p.m. (Suggest removal)

"Lookit how they massacred my boy!"

State Street hill = The Causeway.

From: Stockade-athon Diary 16

Posted on July 15 at 5:08 p.m. (Suggest removal)

I'll still cover the race in some capacity, probably write a column and some notes and/or sidebar after I get done running. We always double-team it, so someone, probably Bob Weiner, will be there at the finish (way ahead of me).

I've covered the Corporate Challenge a few times on days when I also ran the race. Your story suffers for having missed seeing the winners come across the line, but I've found that runners are pretty good at describing what they just went through. Of course, the gap between me and the winners will be much greater after a 15k than it is after a 3.5-mile race.

From: Is it too early to talk about the Stockade-athon?

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