Philadelphia Sports News and Rumors
Mauer Drives in a Run as Twins-Phillies Tienytimes.com Updated 3 hours agoJoe Mauer drove in the game's first run with a first-inning single, and four Minnesota Twins pitchers combined to two-hit the Philadelphia Phillies in a 1-1 tie Sunday.Upvote Share TweetJoffrey Lupul scored 2:21 into overtime for the Toronto Maple Leafs, who squandered a third-period lead but bounced back to beat the Philadelphia Flyers 4-3 on Saturday night.Upvote Share Tweet
Ruiz, Asche Hit 3-Run HRs as Phillies Beat Astrosnytimes.com Updated 23 hours agoCarlos Ruiz and Cody Asche each hit a three-run homer to send the Philadelphia Phillies past a Houston Astros split squad 11-3 on Saturday.Upvote Share Tweet
Predators’ Roman Josi pays reverence to trailblazing countryman & all-world ‘D’ partnerthehockeynews.com Updated Mar 8 (yesterday)As he hones his skills alongside one of the planet’s best defensemen, Roman Josi is thankful for a pioneer, countryman and current Philadelphia Flyers blueliner who helped pave the way for Swiss players like him in the NHL. “At first there were only goa…Upvote Share Tweet
Adams happy with progress after second 'pen sessionMLB.com Updated Mar 8 (yesterday)Phillies reliever Mike Adams, who is coming off right shoulder surgery, threw off the mound for the second time Saturday morning and said he is ready to face hitters in live batting practiceUpvote Share Tweet
Claude Giroux, Wayne Simmonds vs. the Harlem Globetrottersyahoo.com Updated Mar 8 (yesterday)Following the grand tradition of Bo Jackson, two Philadelphia Flyers will be become two-sport stars on Sunday at 5 p.m. at Wells Fargo Center. On the encouragement of Chris “Handles” Franklin of the Harlem Globetrotters, Wayne “Meadowlark” Simmonds and …Upvote Share TweetThe Eagles begin free agency in a familiar position: with money to spend and with holes to fill. The Eagles don't want to build their team in March, but financial flexibility and an aggressive approach is how the team signed Jevon Kearse and acquired Te…Upvote Share Tweet
Ditch the pessimism, and have high hopes for Philliesphilly.com Updated Mar 8 (yesterday)Philadelphians already seem glum about the 2014 Phillies, but there are reasons for optimism.Upvote Share Tweet
Kempski's Corner: Top 5 free agent fits for the EaglesIn this episode of Kempski's Corner, Philly.com's Pat Gallen and Jimmy Kempski break down the top free agents the Eagles should target this offseason.Upvote Share Tweet
In free agency, Eagles' best bet at safety is Malcolm JenkinsAside from cost, the Eagles are unlikely to pursue free-agent safeties Jairus Byrd and T.J. Ward because neither is an ideal schematic fit.Upvote Share Tweet
Eagles' offseason plans: Upgrading the pass rushFrom the time Howie Roseman was awarded a desk in the Eagles office through his ascension in the football operations staff, and even in his first three years as general manager, the pass rushers Roseman sought all would play in a similar defensive schem…Upvote Share Tweet
Jimenez Goes 2 Clean Innings in O's Debut vs Philsnytimes.com Updated Mar 7 (2 days ago)Ubaldo Jimenez pitched two perfect innings in his debut with the Baltimore Orioles in their 15-4 win over the Philadelphia Phillies on Friday.Upvote Share TweetMLB.com Updated Mar 7 (2 days ago)Ubaldo Jimenez threw two perfect innings and struck out three batters in the Orioles' 15-4 win over the Phillies. He threw 17 of his 25 pitches for strikes, mixing in a few sliders and splitters with his two-seam fastballs.Upvote Share Tweet
Who Was Better: Allen Iverson Or Gary Payton?dimemag.com Updated Mar 7 (2 days ago)On the surface, no two players were more polar opposites than Allen Iverson and Gary Payton. It was easy to fault AI for his low-efficiency shooting nights, his off-court habits and his disdain for practice just as it was simple to laud the Glove as the…Upvote Share Tweet
Eagles should think Runyan, not AsomughaESPN.com Updated Mar 7 (2 days ago)As free agency approaches, there has been a lot of talk about the Philadelphia Eagles' reluctance to get burned the way they did in 2011. General manager Howie Roseman has cited that disastrous spending spree as inspiration for a new philosophical appro…Upvote Share Tweet
Don't expect Eagles to go all-in at safetyIn the big picture, expensive free agents Jairus Byrd and T.J. Ward don't fit into team's plans.Upvote Share Tweet
Flyers should have bid for Vanek or MoulsonThomas Vanek and Matt Moulson were traded at the deadline for next to nothing. Either could have helped the Flyers.Upvote Share Tweet
Does Eagles' D-Jax deserve a new deal?There are a couple of points to ponder concerning DeSean Jackson's desire to renegotiate the 5-year deal he signed in 2012.Upvote Share Tweet
MCW-Brown spat? Nothing to see hereBetter to have rookie Michael Carter-Williams upset about things the court than to see him be passive about Sixers' poor play.Upvote Share TweetWith Cole Hamels' possibly missing all of April, the Phillies' situation is more precarious than ever.Upvote Share Tweet
76ers Lose 16th StraightMar 8Gordon Hayward had 22 points and eight assists to lead the Jazz past the 76ers 104-92.
Inside The Huddle: Eagles Will Be ContendersMar 6John Clayton analyzes the good cap management by the Eagles and sees a bright future in Philadelphia, with the Eagles as contenders for years ahead.
Inside The Huddle with John ClaytonMar 6Inside The Huddle goes deep on the Eagles' good cap management, the Falcons' need for offensive and defensive lineman, the free agent cornerback market getting richer and the Cowboys' new playcaller.
Yankees Hold Off PhilliesMar 6Masahiro Tanaka allows a home run in his first spring start with the Yankees, a 4-3 win over the Phillies.
Clayton's mailbag -- Cap increase will be pivotal in retaining 2010, 2011 …Mar 9Stars from the 2010 and 2011 draft classes are set to command big money after their rookie deals expire, leaving teams to debate how much of the extra 2014 salary cap to carry over to future seasons, writes John Clayton.
NBA - True or false: Free agency decisionsMar 6Our 5-on-5 crew answers the key questions about whether top free agents will opt in or out in 2014.
Don Banks: Raiders, Steelers among AFC front offices under pressure this o…Mar 6As my colleague Andrew Brandt has often pointed out, the NFL's long offseason is when a team's players and even coaches step to the background and the front office takes center stage, attempting to distinguish itself in the business of football. The mul…
Don Banks: Cowboys, Rams among NFC front offices under pressure this offse…Mar 4As my colleague Andrew Brandt has often pointed out, the NFL's long offseason is when a team's players and even coaches step to the background and the front office takes center stage, attempting to distinguish itself in the business of football. The mul…