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IronPigs Bring Watersports to Men’s Room Urinals

Kyle Scott - March 26, 2013

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Yo, seriously, step the fuck off, Reading Fightins GM Scott Hunsicker— there’s a new zany promotion sheriff in town, and this one wants you to piss excellence. Or have excellent pisses. Something like that.

Cliff Lee would be great at this:

Coca-Cola Park will be the first sports venue in the world to feature a brand new revolutionary "Urinal Gaming System", allowing fans to interact with the world's only truly hands-free urinal game controller, when the Lehigh Valley IronPigs open their 2013 season this April.  The p-controlled video game systems will be featured within all men's restrooms at Coca-Cola Park and are exclusively presented by Lehigh Valley Health Network.

 

Puns!

"These games are sure to make a huge splash," exclaimed IronPigs General Manager Kurt Landes. "Our fans are always looking for the next big thing and these 'X-Stream games' are another example of our commitment to providing an unparalleled entertainment experience in all aspects of Coca-Cola Park, including our restrooms."

 

I’m smiling. If you could see me right now, I’m actually smiling.

When a user approaches the urinal, the video console flips into gaming mode, using patented technology that detects both his presence and stream.  

 

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Algorithms then allow the user to engage with the screen by aiming in different directions to test their agility and knowledge.  

 

Cocksmithing, if you will.

The games are 100% intuitive and custom-built to provide a unique user interface along with an easy and seamless experience.  The Urinal Gaming System was created and developed by United Kingdom-based Captive Media.  For more information on Captive Media, or to see a video of the p-controlled video games, visit www.captive-media.co.uk.

 

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Videos: La Salle’s Game-Winner From the Stands

Kyle Scott - March 25, 2013

Surprised there aren’t more of these yet. The first video is courtesy of Mike McCoy of La Salle’s SportsTalk Philadelphia, from press row.

The second video, from YouTube.

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Sports Betting Updates

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DraftKings Sportsbook Review

DraftKings Sportsbook has been live in New Jersey for over two full months now and a lot has changed since launch. While they were the first out of the gate for legal US sports betting, they now face competition from many sites, including FanDuel Sportsbook, SugarHouse Sportsbook, BetStars and others. How do they stack up and what promos does DraftKings Sportsbook offer? Let’s take a closer look. Bonus: First bet matched up to $200 Minimum

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Your Complete Eagles and Saints Betting Guide

In many ways, the Philadelphia Eagles enter their matchup with the New Orleans Saints this weekend in a similar spot to what their previous opponent, the Dallas Cowboys, found themselves in a week ago. More than a touchdown underdog on the road against what’s believed to be a far superior team, the Eagles appear outclassed and overmatched. Most people figured they were tuning into the Cowboys’ funeral a week ago, and just as many, if

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Every New Jersey Sportsbook Promo You Need To Know This Weekend

Black Friday is just about a week away, and if you’re like me, you could probably use some extra spending money to take advantage of all the hot deals that will soon be out there. Good news. There will be plenty of betting opportunities to find some winners this weekend. It’s Week 11 in the NFL and the race for the playoffs is revving up. Every Top 25 college football team is in action. There’s

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Bernie Parent and Wayne Gretzky Hung Out at the Flyers Game Last Night

Kyle Scott - February 26, 2013

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Bernie Parent just keeps living the life. Last night, he was seated with WAYNE GRETZKY at the Flyers-Maple Leafs game. Pictures via reader Mike, who is in the Flyers jersey, who will almost certainly tell me what the two legends talked about???

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Michael Vick’s New Video Game Looks Like it Will Mirror Real Life

Kyle Scott - February 18, 2013

By renegotiating a one-year contract with the Eagles, Michael Vick has bought himself another year of relevancy. 

So, why not capitalize?

Vick has used his celebrity (and his Twitter) to promote his t-shirt line, muscle supplements, wristbands, books and other things. And now, it looks Team Vick, a hashtagish moniker for all things Michael (but really just something that bought his brother a big house), will have a new product to promote– a video game.*

Here’s a screenshot, tweeted by the very silly Marcus Vick, for an apparently soon-to-be-released game (app?): 

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It's not hard to liken Coach Cline to, say, Chip Kelly, and you get the sense that the game will follow the trials of an aging, oft-maligned quarterback desperate to impress his new coach, who, ironically, probably won’t be all that impressed by an impressive lineup of branded products. So consider me not impressed. Mckayla, too.

*These are the sorts of posts you get on government holidays. Speaking of Holidays– Jrue was in the All-Star Game last night, and thus concludes our coverage of that.

Reminder: Join Us For a Flyers Game Watch at Drinker’s West Tomorrow Night

Kyle Scott - January 21, 2013

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Our Lockout Support Group no longer has anything to do with a lockout.

Tomorrow night. Drinker’s West (39th and Chestnut). Flyers-Devils. Join us for a game watch. Game starts at 7:30. Get delicious hot dogs and tacos, good beers, and $4 Absolut. There will be prizes and full game audio on the speakers. See you there.

FOOTBALL!!!

Kyle Scott - September 9, 2012

For some reason, I don’t hate this Eagles song posted to YouTube

 

For the first time in months, meaningful sports in Philadelphia. 

Your viewing guide:

Eagles Pregame Live (now with Leonard Weaver), CSN, 12:00 p.m.

– Eagles-Browns, FOX and WIP, 1:00 p.m

– Phillies-Rockies, MyPHL17 and WPHT, 1:05 p.m.

Eagles Postgame Live, CSN, following the game

– Phillies-Rockies, CSN, 6:35 p.m.

 

Roundup:

– It’s Super Bowl or bust for Andy Reid. [Philly.com]

– It could be McCoy, not Vick, who misses Jason Peters the most. [Philly.com]

– 78% of the action is on the Eagles to cover the -9.5 point spread. [Sports Insights]

– The Eagles have mismanaged the linebacker situation. [Philly Mag]

– Experts predict today’s game. [CSN Philly]

– Dave Spadaro’s propaganda machine– video of Eagles arriving at team hotel. [PhiladelphiaEagles.com]

 

There’s still time to join our Week 1 fantasy league. It’s FREE to play. $300 in cash prizes. Do it.

Cliff Lee and His Kids Pledge Allegiance to the National League All-Star Team [sic]

Kyle Scott - July 3, 2012

I can’t tell you how much it injures my soul to watch this MLB Fan Cave-staged promo video of an increasingly maligned Cliff Lee (and his cute kids) awkwardly pledging his allegiance to the All-Star team he’s not on. But hey, at least Jackson is optimistic about the Phillies’ chances: “Because my dad likes home field advantage.”

Let’s start with a win, little guy.

Carlos Ruiz Makes the All-Star Team

Kyle Scott - July 1, 2012

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MLB announced the All-Star selections today. Cole Hamels, Jonathan Papelbon and Carlos Ruiz have all been named to the team. Ruiz was added as a manager’s selction. Annnd that was just the most exciting moment of the season.