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For Flyers' Emery, a chance to prove his net worth

For Flyers' Emery, a chance to prove his net worth

With Steve Mason hurt, backup goalie Ray Emery will start in Game 1 of the playoffs against the Rangers.
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  • Phillies' Giles striking, but not ready for prime time

    Phillies' Giles striking, but not ready for prime time

    philly.com 5 hours ago
    The righthander is turning heads at Reading, but need works before he can offer relief to Phillies' bullpen.
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  • Phils fall short despite Lee's complete-game effort

    Phils fall short despite Lee's complete-game effort

    MLB.com 8 hours ago
    The Phillies were unable to hand Cliff Lee any run support as they fell, 1-0, Wednesday on a night in which both starters went the distance. Lee struck out 13 batters, but surrendered a home run.
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  • Teheran dominates Phillies with three-hit shutout

    Teheran dominates Phillies with three-hit shutout

    MLB.com nytimes.com 8 hours ago
    Julio Teheran was masterful in the Braves' 1-0 victory over the Phillies on Wednesday night, tossing a complete game. Evan Gattis went 4-for-4 and provided the game's only run with a homer.
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  • Kempski's Corner: Can the Eagles get Dion Jordan?

    Kempski's Corner: Can the Eagles get Dion Jordan?

    philly.com 13 hours ago
    In this episode of Kempski's Corner, Philly.com's Pat Gallen & Jimmy Kempski discuss why the Eagles failed to complete a deal with the Dolphins for Dion Jordan & if they can still get one done.
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  • DeSean Jackson owes former agent Rosenhaus over $500K, says arb…

    DeSean Jackson owes former agent Rosenhaus over $500K, says arbitrator

    philly.com 15 hours ago
    DeSean Jackson, now with the Washington Redskins after being cut by the Eagles last month, owes his former agent Drew Rosenhaus over $500,000 in unpaid loans and agent fees, according to the NFL Players Association.
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  • Rain postpones Braves' game in Philadelphia

    Rain postpones Braves' game in Philadelphia

    MLB.com Apr 15 (yesterday)
    With rain already falling on Citizens Bank Park and an even worse forecast for later in the night, the Braves' game against the Phillies on Tuesday was postponed. Instead of playing two games on Wednesday, the game will be made up as part of a four-game…
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  • Flyers goalie Steve Mason's status uncertain for playoff opener

    Flyers goalie Steve Mason's status uncertain for playoff opener

    NHL.com Apr 15 (yesterday)
    VOORHEES, N.J. - Steve Mason kept the Philadelphia Flyers afloat when they struggled early in the season. Now they may start the playoffs without their No. 1 goalie. Mason practiced for 15 minutes before leaving the ice Tuesday, three days af...
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  • Tank job, Season 1, is nearly complete

    Tank job, Season 1, is nearly complete

    philly.com Apr 15 (yesterday)
    The home schedule came to a merciful close for the 76ers on Monday night, and it ended, fittingly enough, against another team that has struggled through a season dedicated to the future rather than the present.
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  • ESPN writer thinks Kelly's ego was behind DeSean's release

    ESPN writer thinks Kelly's ego was behind DeSean's release

    philly.com Apr 15 (yesterday)
    Is Chip Kelly’s ego the real deciding factor behind DeSean Jackson’s release from the Eagles? ESPN.com’s Jeffri Chadiha seems to think so.
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  • It’s a jam-packed edition of PFT on NBCSN

    It’s a jam-packed edition of PFT on NBCSN

    profootballtalk.com Apr 15 (yesterday)
    Tuesday’s Pro Football Talk on NBCSN will cover only 30 minutes. In that time, we’ll cover nearly as much ground as we do in a full hour. Georgia Tech linebacker Jerry Attaochu joins the program by phone, we’ll get you up to speed on the latest NFL news…
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  • Braves vs Phillies Postponed by Rain

    Braves vs Phillies Postponed by Rain

    nytimes.com philly.com Apr 15 (yesterday)
    Rain gave a pair of depleted bullpens a little boost.
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  • Dennis Hickey: This is a big offseason for Dion Jordan

    Dennis Hickey: This is a big offseason for Dion Jordan

    profootballtalk.com Apr 15 (yesterday)
    There was a report last week that the Eagles were interested in making a trade for Dolphins defensive end Dion Jordan a year after the Dolphins moved up in the first round to take Jordan with the third overall pick. Nothing happened, obviously, but it w…
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  • Signings roundup: Gostisbehere agrees with Flyers

    Signings roundup: Gostisbehere agrees with Flyers

    NHL.com Apr 15 (yesterday)
    The Philadelphia Flyers on Tuesday signed defenseman Shayne Gostisbehere to an entry-level contract. Terms were not disclosed. Gostisbehere, 20, is coming off winning an NCAA championship with Union College. In the championship game against the...
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  • Andrew MacDonald’s six-year, $30 million extension leaves Flyer…

    Andrew MacDonald’s six-year, $30 million extension leaves Flyers little room to improve defense

    thehockeynews.com ESPN.com yahoo.com Apr 15 (yesterday)
    Unless the Philadelphia Flyers sign another defenseman for more than $5 million this summer, Andrew MacDonald will be the second-highest paid blueliner on their roster next season. MacDonald’s freshly signed six-year, $30 million extension with the Flye…
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  • Malcolm Jenkins questions RG III durability

    Malcolm Jenkins questions RG III durability

    ESPN.com Apr 15 (yesterday)
    Malcolm Jenkins only echoed what others have said about Washington Redskins quarterback Robert Griffin III. And the new Philadelphia Eagles safety didn't question Griffin's game, but, rather his ability to stay healthy. At this point, it's a fair topic.…
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  • Two former Eagles teammates defend DeSean Jackson

    Two former Eagles teammates defend DeSean Jackson

    yahoo.com Apr 15 (yesterday)
    Your browser does not support iframes.As the Eagles cut DeSean Jackson, many rumors flew around about why the team would cut a receiver coming off a big season in the prime of his career. During most of that time, even after Washington signed Jackson, i…
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  • Flyers re-sign MacDonald, sign Gostisbehere

    Flyers re-sign MacDonald, sign Gostisbehere

    NHL.com Apr 15 (yesterday)
    VOORHEES, N.J. -- The Philadelphia Flyers took care of their defense for the short term and long term Tuesday. Veteran defenseman Andrew MacDonald signed a six-year contract extension, and 2012 third-round pick Shayne Gostisbehere signed an ent...
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  • Phillies' Burnett (hernia) to pitch through pain

    Phillies' Burnett (hernia) to pitch through pain

    ESPN.com Apr 15 (yesterday)
    A.J. Burnett has been diagnosed with a hernia but has decided to continue to pitch and will make his scheduled start for the Philadelphia Phillies on Wednesday.
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  • Video - Braves Blank Phillies 00:46

    Braves Blank Phillies

    Apr 16
    Julio Teheran held the Phillies to three hits and struck out four in the Braves' 1-0 win.
  • Video - Mastering Tanking 00:52

    Mastering Tanking

    Apr 16
    Tom Penn breaks down how the 76ers were able to "tank" so well this season.
  • Video - SweetSpot TV: Pitching Through Pain 01:18

    SweetSpot TV: Pitching Through Pain

    Apr 15
    Eric Karabell and David Schoenfield discuss Phillies pitcher A.J. Burnett deciding to put off surgery on a hernia.
  • Video - MLB Daily Download: Tuesday 05:35

    MLB Daily Download: Tuesday

    Apr 15
    Prim Siripipat recaps Monday night's action from around the league: The Pirates and Reds combined for 10 home runs, Albert Pujols inched closer to 500, and instant replay resulted in a run in Texas.

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    Apr 16
    Longtime Milwaukee Bucks owner Herb Kohl announced Wednesday that he has reached an agreement to sell the team to hedge-fund billionaires Wesley Edens and Marc Lasry. The deal is valued at $550 million, according to sources familiar with the transaction…
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    Apr 15
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    Apr 15
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    Apr 15
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