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The Law Dogs Top 5 reasons it’s hard to be a Philly sports fan

Last week, the Law Dog made his debut with The Top 10 Reasons You Should Hate the New England Patriots. It went over with such success that I asked him to become our official list guy, kind of a David Letterman meets sports if you would.

What makes Ryan so funny to me is not only his innate ability to make fun of others, but an ability to laugh at himself. Like he does this week in exploring why it has been so hard for him to be a devout fan of Philadelphia sports. So sit back, relax and understand why the last few years of The Law Dog’s life have been borderline torture.


I’ve been a diehard Philly sports fan for 30 years.  A lot of highs: 4th and 26, Hextall scoring goals and attacking people, Iverson stepping over Lou and Halladay’s postseason no-no to name a few.  But the lows far outweigh the highs.  One championship (thank you 2008 Phillies!) in 30 years when you are a top market with franchises in all four major sports is not good.  No matter how low it’s been the last 30 years, nothing compares to what it’s like being a Philly sports fan today.  It’s brutal.  The worst I’ve ever seen it.  Here are 5 reasons why…..

Keep reading for The Law Dog’s latest Top 5 list