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Hailing from 'parts unknown', Pete G. comes to 97.3 ESPN with a background almost too diverse to explain. He has an honorary doctorate in applied mathematics from Cambridge, he lived among a tribe of Capuchin monkeys for 5 years to better understand their social dynamic, and speaks 8 languages fluently -- 3 of which cannot actually be processed by the human brain. When not working on a cure for the common cold, and hunger, Pete G. produces the Sports Bash Warmup and the Sports Bash every weekday.
It was a total pitching effort in Atlanta. (Photo by: Getty Images)
It was a total pitching effort in Atlanta. (Photo by: Getty Images)
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ON DEMAND: Phillies No-Hitter Talk, Plus Our First Installment of Who’s In/Who’s Out

The Sports Bash ON DEMAND gives you the chance to go back and hear what you missed. Its the Sports Bash with Mike Gill and Matt Segal!



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Mike Gill and Matt Segal are back together on The Sportsbash for the long haul. The two open up talking about th

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Beast Mode loves his candy. (Photo by: Getty Images)
Beast Mode loves his candy. (Photo by: Getty Images)
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Marshawn Lynch Loves Skittles So Much That He Now Uses Them as Weights

Ever since that game against the Philadelphia Eagles it's been a running joke on how much Seahawks running back, Marshawn Lynch, loves Skittles candy.

Lynch ran for 178 yards on 33 carries including a touchdown and as Lynch was catching his breath on the sidelines, cameras caught 'Beast Mode' housing Skittles and usin

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Philadelphia plans to unveil his statue soon. (Photo by: Getty Images)
Philadelphia plans to unveil his statue soon. (Photo by: Getty Images)
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Move Over Rocky: Philly Plans to Unveil Another Boxer Statue

Busloads of tourists line up every day in Philadelphia to take photos with a statue of Rocky Balboa, the fictional heavyweight fighter made famous by Sylvester Stallone.

Will they line up for pictures with a sculpture of real hometown champion Joe Frazier?

"Properly promoted, I think it would be much, much bigger than Rocky," said Robin Hazel, who was visiting the city recently from Ottawa, Canada

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Derek Carr is a rookie from Fresno State. (Photo by: Getty Images)
Derek Carr is a rookie from Fresno State. (Photo by: Getty Images)
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Oakland Raiders to Start Rookie Derek Carr in Opener

Oakland rookie Derek Carr will start the season opener against the New York Jets, becoming the first Raiders quarterback to start the first game of his rookie season.

Coach Dennis Allen announced Monday that Carr would be the starter for the foreseeable future ahead of Matt Schaub, who struggled in the preseason and has been hampered by a sore elbow

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NFL Bans 49ers Aldon Smith for 9 Games

The San Francisco 49ers have been preparing for months to play on without Aldon Smith over an extended period.

Now they know the exact timeframe: He is suspended for more than half the season.

The star linebacker received his nine-game penalty from the league Friday stemming from a series of off-field legal issues

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Sal Pal Fridays: ‘Eagles Are Set Up for 3-0′

The Eagles wrapped up their preseason with a 2-2 record and some questions regarding their 53-man roster.

Each and every Friday during the 2014 football season, ESPN reporter/host Sal Paolantonio joins 97.3 ESPN FM at 3:05 and 5:05.

On this week's edition, Sal Pal called in to talk about whe

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NFL Increases Domestic Vilence Penalties

Acknowledging he "didn't get it right" with a two-game suspension for Ravens running back Ray Rice, NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell announced tougher penalties for players accused of domestic violence, including six weeks for a first offense and at least a year for a second

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David Montgomery will be taking a leave of absence. (Photo by: Getty Images)
David Montgomery will be taking a leave of absence. (Photo by: Getty Images)
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Phillies President David Montgomery to Take Leave of Absence

The following is a statement from the Philadelphia Phillies:

“The Phillies announced today that David Montgomery is taking a medical leave of absence from the organization while he continues to recover from jaw cancer surgery which occurred on May 19, 2014.  During the leave,

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