Philadelphia Sports News and Rumors
NHL.com 5 hours agoThe Philadelphia Flyers announced that they have signed 2015 First-Round draft pick, defenseman Ivan Provorov, to an entry-level contract, according to general manager Ron Hextall. The 6’0”, 201’lb defenseman was selected seventh overall in the...Share Tweet
Johnston and Ertz share dedication to their craftsphilly.com 9 hours agoPlayers, even the best ones, have to adjust if they want to stay on the field. Eagles tight end Zach Ertz, already becoming a young star in the NFL, knew he had to become a better blocker if he wished to be the all-around player that teams leave in the …Share Tweet
Brodziak goes to the Blues, Flyers net LaBarbera as backupthehockeynews.com 11 hours agoIt seems like it’s been a while since a major signing has happened, but the St. Louis Blues and Philadelphia Flyers have done admirably to fill holes in their lineup with some depth signings. The Blues announced early Friday morning that they have signe…Share Tweet
Eagles QB coach Ryan Day: “Sky’s the limit” for Sam Bradfordprofootballtalk.com 14 hours agoEagles quarterbacks coach Ryan Day and head coach Chip Kelly go back a long way. Day played quarterback when Kelly was the offensive coordinator at New Hampshire and then joined the coaching staff, which gave him a close view of Kelly’s evolution as an …Share Tweet
Zach Ertz: Eagles’ goal is 16-0profootballtalk.com 14 hours agoEagles tight end Zach Ertz isn’t spouting cliches about taking it one game at a time when asked what he expects from the coming season. Asked on NFL Network about his goals for 2015, Ertz said that he and his teammates are looking to win every game. “We…Share Tweet
Study pegs Eagles as healthiest team last two years, Giants unhealthiestprofootballtalk.com 17 hours agoMaybe the smoothies work. And maybe Tom Coughlin should try one. The folks at Bleeding Green Nation have passed along a chart that suggests the Eagles are the healthiest team in the NFL over the last two seasons, while the Giants have been the most unhe…Share Tweet
Predictably, In Just 24 Hours, The Kings' Plans Have Gone Awrydeadspin.com 23 hours agoYesterday the Sacramento Kings made a bad trade . For the privilege of giving away two marginally useful players and thus opening up an additional $13 million in salary cap space, they had to trade to the 76ers last season’s first-round draft pick, a to…Share Tweet
The good, bad and ugly about the Phillies at halfway markThere's a little good, plenty of bad, and some potentially ugly with this poor Phillies team.Share Tweet
Sixers creating reasons for optimismThe one-sided traded for Nik Stauskas, following the drafting of Jahlil Okafor, has the rebuilding team on the right path.Share Tweet
Phillies are worse than anyone could have imaginedWell on their way to 100 losses, the Phillies are bad from top to bottom.Share Tweet
Lind's RBI Single in 11th Lifts Brewers Over Phillies 8-7nytimes.com Jul 2 (yesterday)Adam Lind hit a tiebreaking RBI single in the 11th inning to help the Milwaukee Brewers beat the Philadelphia Phillies 8-7 on Thursday night to complete a four-game sweep.Share Tweet
Here's Nerlens Noel dunking 'on' a small child at a summer campyahoo.com Jul 2 (yesterday)After a frantic start to the NBA's 2015 free agency period, you might need a bit of a breather — a bit of a palate cleanser, a little something to decompress as we want for the next round of big honkin' deals to come down. To that end, allow me to prese…Share Tweet
Report: Flyers, Voracek to begin contract discussions soonthehockeynews.com Jul 2 (yesterday)As of Wednesday, Jakub Voracek officially has one year remaining on his contract with Philadelphia, but according to a report, Flyers GM Ron Hextall is ready to talk extension with the 25-year-old right winger. According to The Philadelphia Inquirer’s S…Share Tweet
Report: Rams not interested in Evan Mathisprofootballtalk.com Jul 2 (yesterday)Guard Evan Mathis remains unsigned after his release from the Eagles last month and it doesn’t look like he’ll wind up in St. Louis for the 2015 season. Jason Cole of Bleacher Report reports that the Rams are not interested in signing Mathis. Per Cole, …Share Tweet
NFC East Q&A: Did the Eagles close the QB gap with Sam Bradford?ESPN.com Jul 2 (yesterday)NFC East Q&A: Did the Eagles close the QB gap with Sam Bradford?Share Tweet
Report: Kings deal Stauskas, Thompson, Landry to 76ersnba.com Jul 2 (yesterday)The Sacramento Kings have agreed to send Nik Stauskas, Jason Thompson and Carl Landry to the Philadelphia 76ers as part of a salary-shedding move to pursue free agents, a person with knowledge of the trade told The Associated Press on Wednesday night.Share Tweet
I Think The 76ers Just Fleeced The Kingsdeadspin.com Jul 2 (2 days ago)The 76ers are approximately $40 million under next season’s salary cap, but they aren’t chasing LeBron James, LaMarcus Aldridge, or any other big name free agents. Instead, they’re making themselves available to teams looking to shed salary, trying to p…Share Tweet
Flyers GM Ron Hextall needs to make more deft movesphilly.com Jul 2 (2 days ago)GM has made some good first moves, but there is still plenty of fat he needs to trim from the current roster.Share Tweet
Justin Tuck talks DeSean JacksonJul 1Raiders DE Justin Tuck reacts to Redskins WR DeSean Jackson's comments that the Eagles engaged in a "smear campaign" against him after his release.
DeSean Jackson still unhappy with Eagles releaseJul 1ESPN Redskins reporter John Keim discusses DeSean Jackson's comment about how the Eagles handled his release in 2014.
Moffitt signs one-year deal with EaglesJun 29Mark Brunell discusses the challenges guard John Moffitt faces in attempting to revive his career in Philadelphia.
Out of bounds for punter to take shots at rival?Jun 29Damien Woody and Mark Brunell react to Giants punter Steve Weatherford's comments about Eagles coach Chip Kelly and quarterbacks Sam Bradford, Tim Tebow and Mark Sanchez.
Think smallJul 3What should the Clippers do now that DeAndre Jordan is waving farewell to Lob City? J.A. Adande writes they should take cues from their neighbors 350 ...
One Team, 25 Years OnJul 2Mike Martin (Michael J. LeBrecht II/1Deuce3 Photography) This week The MMQB is running a few stories by Peter King from the pages of Sports Illustrated. This story first appeared in the December 12, 2011 issue. With Special Reporting by Matt Gagne, Joan…
Countdown: A Week in the Life of the ’95 PackersJul 1Favre’s game against the Lions, as well as past injuries, left him battered, bruised and in full recuperation mode on Monday morning. (Focus on Sports/Getty Images) This week The MMQB is running several past stories by Peter King from the pages of Sport…
5-on-5: NBA free agency previewJun 29Who is the best free agent not named LeBron? Which team should we look out for? Our 5-on-5 panel sets the scene for a busy summer.