Elton Brand Buys One Of Rocky Balboa’s Houses

When it comes to the six Rocky movies that have been made, different people have different opinions about which movie in the series was the best one. While some consider Rocky II and Rocky III the best ones, from my experiences discussing these films, most people claim the first or fourth efforts as their favorites. Personally, I like Rocky IV because not only does he avenge Apollo Creed, but he also crushes Communism in the process. Still, what generally everybody agrees on is that Rocky V was the worst one.

Of course, the fact that Rocky V sucked did absolutely nothing to keep new Philadelphia 76er Elton Brand from buying the house used in the movie.

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Schmidt To Phils: The Mets Know You’re Better

If the Philadelphia Phillies needed any extra motivation going into their three-game series against the New York Mets this weekend with the NL East lead on the line, they found it in Mike Schmidt. And it’s not just from the power of his luxurious mustache: he wrote the team an e-mail telling them that “the Mets know you’re better than they are.

Mike Schmidt

The results? So far, the Mets haven’t done anything to prove him wrong. They dropped the first game of the series 3-0 on Friday night, letting the Phillies pull to within two games of the division lead. Today’s game has been postponed because of Tropical Storm Hanna, leading to a huge doubleheader tomorrow.

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