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PITTSBURGH -- Pittsburgh Penguins forward Sidney Crosby scored his 300th NHL goal Wednesday against the Philadelphia Flyers at Consol Energy Center. Crosby has played in 622 games and has 849 points in 10 NHL seasons. After winning a faceoff...Share Tweet
Struggling Pierce (rest) out for Wizards versus 76ersnba.com 3 hours agoThe Washington Wizards rested forward Paul Pierce for Wednesday night's game against the Philadelphia 76ers.Share Tweet
Utley Hits 2 Home Runs in Phillies' 9-2 Winnytimes.com 7 hours agoChase Utley hit two homers to give him long balls in four straight at-bats, Cole Hamels pitched six innings in his final start before opening day and the Philadelphia Phillies beat the Atlanta Braves 9-2 Wednesday.Share Tweet
Phillies outright Aumont after right-hander clears waiversMLB.com 10 hours agoPhillippe Aumont entered Spring Training out of options, which meant if he did not make the Opening Day roster, he needed to clear waivers to remain with the Phillies. As no team claimed Aumont, the Phillies announced Wednesday he had been outrighted to…Share TweetMLB.com 10 hours agoPhillies reliever Ken Giles said Wednesday morning that a doctor examined his back and told him the tightness he experienced there Tuesday is not serious.Share Tweet
Malcolm Jenkins: LeSean McCoy trade wasn’t surprisingprofootballtalk.com 12 hours agoThere were plenty of people surprised when the Eagles traded running back LeSean McCoy to the Bills for linebacker Kiko Alonso, but Eagles safety Malcolm Jenkins wasn’t one of them. Jenkins said that “everybody who is in the locker room and really knows…Share Tweet
Navy long snapper to visit the Eaglesprofootballtalk.com 15 hours agoLong snappers don’t make a lot of pre-draft visits because long snappers are rarely drafted. And players from service academies don’t make a lot of pre-draft visits because players from service academies have military commitments that often keep them fr…Share TweetMiles Austin’s career has almost been defined by his injuries as much as his potential But after changing his stretching routine and making some other changes, the new Eagles wide receiver finally seemed past a litany of hamstring and other soft-tissue …Share Tweet
Strong work ethic defines Eagles' Barwinphilly.com 20 hours agoEver since he was a boy, Connor Barwin has not hesitated to put in the work, going even as far as helping out Cincinnati hoops.Share Tweet
Flyers' Couturier, Schenn hurt by deploymentphilly.com 23 hours agoSean Couturier starts just 26 percent of his shifts in the offensive zone. Brayden Schenn has been shuffled all over the lineup.Share TweetCowboys quarterback Tony Romo says he was willing to take a cut in pay from his $17 million base salary in 2015 to keep DeMarco Murray, who left to sign with the rival Eagles.Share Tweet
Blue Jays Go Deep 4 Times, Beat Phillies 10-6nytimes.com Mar 31 (yesterday)Edwin Encarnacion, Jose Bautista and Josh Donaldson each hit long home runs Tuesday, lifting the Toronto Blue Jays to a 10-6 victory over the Philadelphia Phillies.Share Tweetyahoo.com Mar 31 (yesterday)On Monday evening, the Los Angeles Lakers downed the Philadelphia 76ers on a last-second shot from rookie Jordan Clarkson. Hands were rung and eyes rolled, as a significant portion of NBA fandom could hardly recall what number Clarkson wore prior to thi…Share TweetThe Philadelphia Phillies aren't going to be any good this season and everybody knows it. Fans are prepared for it. General manager Ruben Amaro Jr. admitted recently the team is going to have trouble scoring runs. Even Aramark, the Citizens Bank Park co…Share Tweet
Eagles could use all three inside LBsPHILADELPHIA -- Acquiring Kiko Alonso and extending DeMeco Ryans' contract look, at first glance, like bad news for fellow inside linebacker Mychal Kendricks. Based on everything Philadelphia Eagles coach Chip Kelly has said and done, however, it is not…Share TweetMLB.com Mar 31 (yesterday)The Phillies released Kevin Slowey on Tuesday, as the veteran right-hander seemed to be the second of two in-house candidates to be their No. 5 starter.Share Tweet
Eagles and WIP extend broadcast dealStarting immediately, fans will have access to play-by-play coverage of all Eagles pre-season, regular season and post-season games thanks to a multi-year broadcast partnership announced today.Share TweetThe Phillies informed Domonic Brown on Tuesday that he will open the season on the 15-day disabled list. Brown has been sidelined since March 19 because of tendinitis in his left Achilles.Share Tweet
Chip Kelly targeting injured playersPHILADELPHIA – In general, a lot of Philadelphia Eagles players have had positive experiences with coach Chip Kelly’s sports science program. Good nutrition and extra sleep are probably not bad ideas for anyyone. And the focus on work and recovery has m…Share Tweet
Eagles chat with Zach BermanJoin the Inquirer's Zach Berman for his weekly Eagles chat, starting today at noon.Share Tweet
Might Sixers take another big man in the draft?For the first time since they became teammates, Joel Embiid and Nerlens Noel were in uniform together for a 76ers game. It was a neat little trick for Monday's Fan Appreciation Night. The Sixers' players and fans held a pregame jersey swap, and Embiid -…Share Tweet
The Lakers' Pyrrhic Victory Lays Bare The NBA's Flawed Incentivesdeadspin.com Mar 31 (yesterday)With the game tied 111-111 with 0.7 seconds left in overtime, the Lakers' Jordan Clarkson made a layup to defeat the 76ers. Clarkson was the 46th pick in the draft, sandwiched between two guys named Dwight Powell and Russ Smith. Both Powell and Smith ha…Share Tweet
Will Eagles' Gamble On Bradford Pay Off?Mar 30ESPN NFL Insider Phil Savage discusses Sam Bradford's chances of bouncing back from multiple ACL surgeries.
Eagles Owner Explains Chip Kelly's PromotionMar 24Sal Paolantonio and Phil Sheridan discuss what they learned about the Eagles during Day 2 of the NFL owners meetings.
Jaworski: Bednarik Had Profound Impact On FootballMar 21Ron Jaworski discusses the life and legacy of Eagles icon and Hall of Famer Chuck Bednarik.
Eagles Legend Bednarik Dies At 89Mar 21Two-time NFL champion and Eagles Hall of Famer Chuck Bednarik died Saturday at the age of 89.
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