Joseph Santoliquito

Joseph Santoliquito

Joseph Santoliquito is an award-winning sportswriter based in the Philadelphia area who has written feature stories for,,,, Deadspin and The Philadelphia Daily News. In 2006, he was nominated for an Emmy Award for a special project piece for called “Love at First Beep.” He is most noted for his award-winning feature on high school wrestler A.J. Detwiler in February 2006, which appeared on SportsCenter. In 2015, he was elected president of the Boxing Writers Association of America.

August 3, 2022


Dick Vermeil deserves Philadelphia icon status, as he gets inducted into Hall of Fame

The Eagles were an afterthought to the fanbase, an irrelevant organization going nowhere that filled autumn Sundays, while the Phillies were winning division titles, and the Flyers and Sixers were vying for championships. Dick Vermeil changed that.

August 3, 2022

Arts & Culture

Kali Reis, star of 'True Detective' next season, opens up about trauma, boxing success and her new passion for acting

Kali Reis, a world champion boxer who lives and trains in Philadelphia, will star in Season 4 of the HBO series 'True Detective' with Jody Foster. She is relatively new to acting but has earned acclaim, particularly for starring in the independent film 'Catch the Fair One,' for which she was nominated for a 2022 Independent Spirit Award.

July 19, 2022

High School Sports

Pennsylvania high school athletes may soon be allowed to explore NILs

The NIL trend looks like it may extend to Pennsylvania high school sports and the PIAA.

July 19, 2022

Marvin Harrison Jr. embraces greatness at Ohio State

Marvin Harrison Jr. looks to build off incredible Rose Bowl performance on track to stardom.

July 15, 2022

College Football

Jeremiah Trotter Jr. is ready for a breakout year at Clemson

Following in his father's footsteps, Jeremiah Trotter Jr. looks to be on the path to the NFL while playing for the Clemson Tigers.

June 29, 2022


Joseph Santoliquito: We miss Larry Andersen

Larry Andersen has scaled back his radio broadcast role this season, but his energy has yet to wither.

June 10, 2022


International Boxing Hall of Fame welcomes two of Philly’s finest Bernards

Bernard Hopkins stood perched up on the corner ropes playing maestro to the electricity in the air that historic night in Madison Square Garden. On September 29, 2001, the all-time middleweight great from Philadelphia made everyone forget for a few minutes the tragedy that had befallen the nation two weeks prior when two commercial airliners rammed into the Twin Towers.

June 9, 2022

College Football

Imhotep Charter’s Jamir Reyes took a remarkable journey to West Point

Imhotep Charter’s Jamir Reyes' rise to a West Point recruit is inspiring.

June 6, 2022


Mike Trout returns home to applause and leaves with a slumping team

Mike Trout has reached future Hall of Famer status, but is still "Mike from Millville."

May 28, 2022


Ray Didinger's best of list (as he retires from local sports media)

Ray Didinger can remember the first time he went to Connie Mack Stadium as a kid. Before actually visiting the fabled old ballpark, his only point of reference was seeing the Phillies play on black-and-white TV. The place on North 21st Street and West Lehigh Avenue filled a city block and young Ray marveled at the blinking Ballantine Beer scoreboard and the emerald green grass.


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