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Last week, the New York Times, citing our teams’ alarming ability to get to about the semifinals and then take a giant poop in the bed. dug deep and discovered that Philly is the seventh most-cursed sports city.

So what does it look like to be a perennially snake-bitten, underachiever? Well, here’s the perfect loser. (There’s no room for you, Joel Embiid and Sam Bradford… don’t even think about it!)



Lots of good stuff in The Crosswalk this week, including best Philly athlete by number, what to expect from Jordan Matthews in Year 2, the case for Ruben Amaro over the last year, former players you’re mad have a championship, 15 things you might not know about Sam Bradford, and more. Get the word on the street in The Crosswalk.

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