Philadelphia Sports News and Rumors
Gordon Reaches 200 Hits as Marlins Beat Phillies 7-6nytimes.com 10 hours agoChristian Yelich had a career-high five hits, Marcell Ozuna drove in the go-ahead run in the ninth inning and Dee Gordon got his 200th hit of the season as the Miami Marlins rallied for a 7-6 victory over the Philadelphia Phillies in Game 1 of a doubleh…Share Tweet
Eagles credit innovative drill for improved secondary playphilly.com 14 hours agoIt's called the ladder drill, but there isn't any climbing involved. In fact, the point of Cory Undlin's drill for the Eagles' defensive backs is for them to keep their feet on the ground. They start out with each foot in the middle of two ladder square…Share Tweet
NFL fines Demario Davis for slamming Darren Sprolesprofootballtalk.com 17 hours agoJets linebacker Demario Davis cost his team 15 yards for slamming Eagles running back Darren Sproles on Sunday, and he cost himself some money as well. The NFL fined Davis $8,681 for the pro wrestling-style move, via Dom Consentino of NJ.com. Jets coach…Share Tweet
Rumor Roundup: Hurricanes, Flyers and Devils buzzthehockeynews.com 20 hours agoAs the upcoming NHL season draws near, the Carolina Hurricanes and captain Eric Staal have yet to reach an agreement on a long-term contract extension. Staal, 31, is eligible next summer for unrestricted free agency. If he tests the market in July, ther…Share Tweet
Roundup: Capitals score late, top Bruins in shootoutNHL.com Oct 2 (yesterday)Alex Ovechkin had the tying goal with 2:34 remaining in the third period, and T.J. Oshie and Evgeny Kuznetsov scored in the shootout to give the Washington Capitals a 2-1 preseason win against the Boston Bruins at Verizon Center on Friday. The ...Share Tweet
Eagles brace for a potent Redskins ground attackIn this passing age of the NFL the Washington Redskins like to pound teams on the ground and this year they have a two-headed monster, plus a capable receiving threat out of the backfield that has enjoyed some early season success.Share TweetWhen the Eagles have the ball The Eagles' running game showed signs of life in Week 3 for the first time this season. It came with DeMarco Murray out of the lineup. Murray is questionable for Sunday with a hamstring injury. After rushing for 108 yards l…Share TweetIrving Fryar, the first overall pick in the 1984 NFL draft who went on to be a five-time Pro Bowler for the Patriots, Dolphins and Eagles, is heading to prison. Fryar was sentenced today to five years for mortgage fraud. He and his mother were convicted…Share Tweet
Eagles need more production from receiving corpsJordan Matthews has spent only 16 months in the NFL, so he's still trying to develop a veteran's intuition. Matthews trusts those who possess it, though, which is why the second-year wide receiver was encouraged by Darren Sproles' assessment of the Eagl…Share Tweet
Phillies should embrace a full youth movement in 2016It's time to discard the oldsters and let the kids learn how to play together and gel.Share Tweet
MacPhail continues family's baseball tradition with PhilliesThree-plus years of travel and books couldn't sever a lifetime's bonds, so last June, lured by the Humpty Dumpty challenge of reassembling the Phillies, Andy MacPhail came back to the family business.Share TweetUtes' 4-0 start due in part to last year's squad, says rookie's former position coach.Share TweetThe storm that changed the Eagles' playoff course a year ago built for two miserable weeks, before finally settling over FedEx Field in mid-December for a dousing that blew their chances out to sea for good.Share TweetThe game between the Philadelphia Phillies and Miami Marlins scheduled for Friday has been postponed due to rain and will be made up as part of a single-admission doubleheader on Saturday.Share TweetEagles coach Chip Kelly said this week that he expected left tackle Jason Peters to play on Sunday, but the team left a little reason to pay attention to the release of the inactive lists when they turned in their final injury report of the week. Peters…Share Tweet
Washington-Philadelphia game to be played as scheduledHurricane Joaquin has turned away from the East Coast of the United States. So the Eagles are going to go ahead and travel to FedEx Field. The NFL has confirmed there will be no change to Sunday’s Washington-Philadelphia game. “Our primary concern as it…Share TweetThis offseason, wide receiver DeSean Jackson complained about a “smear campaign” run by the Eagles when they released him in 2014 but he won’t have a chance to take out his frustrations against them in Sunday’s game. Jackson has been ruled out for Week …Share Tweetyahoo.com Oct 2 (yesterday)The NBA offseason has brought many changes to rosters, coaching staffs and the list of championship contenders. As we draw closer to opening night, it's time to move our focus from the potential impact of each offseason event and onto the broader issues…Share Tweet
Bad kicking is a league-wide issueOct 2ESPN's John Clayton discusses why kickers have struggled this season.
Eagles will come back to earth against RedskinsOct 2Skip Bayless and Stephen A. Smith do not believe the Eagles will win for the second week in a row against the Redskins.
What you need to know for Week 4Oct 1NFL Insider Dan Graziano delivers a quick NFL Week 4 preview.
Teams prepare for possibility of Hurricane JoaquinOct 1Prim Siripipat gives the latest news regarding the potential impact of Hurricane Joaquin on this weekend's games.
NBA - Los Angeles Clippers must learn to play without DeAndre JordanSep 25The Clippers were able to re-sign DeAndre Jordan. With a more able reserve unit behind him, the team must now learn how to win without him, writes J.A. Adande.
See the rankings (Insider)Sep 22Chad Ford says the Knicks are managed by "a neophyte coach, a buffoonish owner and an unproven team president." Amazingly, New York still isn't last p...
Remembering a legendSep 13From blazing a trail from high school to the pros to lacing up Nikes, the late Moses Malone was a hoops pioneer with as many MVP awards as Magic and B...
Adande: Moses Malone was NBA's most underappreciated greatSep 13Adande: Moses Malone was NBA's most underappreciated great