There aren't many days off in spring training.
So when the Phillies had one Tuesday, Rhys Hoskins took a break from Grapefruit League competition and took in some NHL action down the road at Amalie Arena as the Tampa Bay Lightning hosted the Florida Panthers.
The Lightning welcomed the Phillies' slugger with a tweet naming him the #BoltsSocial captain of the game.
Hoskins is quite the athlete. Along with baseball, he also played football and basketball at Jesuit High School in Carmichael, California. He was clearly excited for the game and was simply being a good sport by saying Go Bolts, showing his appreciation for the hospitality.
To no surprise, some Flyers fans took exception.
But don't worry.
Hoskins made sure to point out he's pulling for the orange and black. He even picked what would be an awesome Eastern Conference Final.
Hey, Flyers fans would take that. And you can bet Hoskins would be there in support.
The latest chapter in the Rocky Balboa saga is coming to theatres this Thanksgiving and the trailer for it dropped this morning.
Creed II picks up with Michael B. Jordan reprising his role as Apollo Creed's son, Adonis, coming to grips with fighting someone with the last name Drago — clearly a flashback to his father getting killed in the ring at the hands of Russian Ivan Drago.
Sly Stallone returns as the old and wise Rocky Balboa, dropping knowledge bombs instead of left hooks.
At least part of the movie takes place in Philadelphia, with a skyline shot showing up in the trailer. The first Creed movie had plenty of Philly flavor, so we're hoping we'll get a bit more in the sequel.
Here’s another story brought to you by the fact that the Eagles are Super Bowl champions.
Remember that gorgeous ring the team received last week? Well, someone made a replica completely out of sand.
That’s pretty impressive work and it’s awesome to see that Stefen Wisniewski is so proud of his ring that he’s wearing it to the beach. His former teammate and "Philly Special" QB, Trey Burton, is questioning that decision, though.
After the ring ceremony, Wisniewski posted this to his Twitter account, a heartfelt story about what the ring means to him.
The guys on the Eagles just get it. Throughout this journey that brought Philadelphia its first Super Bowl trophy, the players have put the fans first and taken everyone along for this incredible ride. It’s awesome to see a story like this where a Super Bowl champion is so proud to share his new ring with a fan.
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