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SNC Wake-up Call Podcast: Eagles-Dolphins joint practice
Marshall Harris brings you all things you need to know about Philly sports, including the Eagles' joint practices with the Dolphins, Bruce Bochy's comments on Hector Neris and much more.
Ronald Darby, Philadelphia Eagles
Ready to blitz more? Ronald Darby has potential to change Eagles' pressure
Ronald Darby's ability outside could change how often the Eagles use the blitz, which was very little in 2016. By Andrew Kulp
James Franklin
High expectations: Penn State ranked No. 6 in AP Preseason Top 25
The AP Preseason Top 25 poll was released Monday afternoon and James Franklin and Penn State check in at No. 6.
Alejandro Bedoya
Inside Doop: Blowing another late lead ahead of toughest game of the season
The Union blew another late lead Saturday in San Jose, and the reward is a trip this week to MLS-best Toronto FC. By Dave Zeitlin
Paul Turner, Philadelphia Eagles
Source: Paul Turner out for another 3 weeks with fractured scapula
Eagles receiver Paul Turner, who has been out since Aug. 2, actually has a fractured scapula and will miss another three weeks. By Dave Zangaro 
The rise of Steven Means and his sack celebration of many names
Steven Means' sack celebration might not have a real name, but the more he does it, the better his chances become. By Dave Zangaro 
Phillies' hot prospect J.P. Crawford gets a look at the hot corner
With Maikel Franco underperforming, the Phillies are giving hot prospect J.P. Crawford a look at third base in Lehigh Valley. By Jim Salisbury
Jaromir Jagr, Philadelphia Flyers, Florida Panthers, Jaromir Jagr mullet
End to End: Jaromir Jagr is still available … Flyers?
Future Hall of Famer and former Flyer Jaromir Jagr is still available. Our resident hockey analysts ask, should the Flyers have any interest?
Alshon Jeffery
Alshon Jeffery doesn't feel behind after missing time during Eagles camp
Despite what his WRs coach says, new Eagle Alshon Jeffery doesn't feel he's behind even though he missed time during camp. By Dave Zangaro
Ronald Darby
Eagles DBs coach Cory Undlin giving himself crash course on Ronald Darby
Ronald Darby has only been with the Eagles just over a week, and his DBs coach is doing all he can to familiarize with his new CB. By Dave Zangaro
Adonis Jennings, Temple football, Temple Owls, Adonis Jennings Temple
Temple, still without QB, gets set 'live' 2 weeks before Notre Dame
Two weeks out of their season opener, Adonis Jennings and the Owls remain without a QB but have gone "live" in preparation. By Greg Paone
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Duce Staley never asked Ryan Mathews to tone down his physical style
After the Eagles released the oft-injured Ryan Mathews, Duce Staley said he never told Mathews to tone his running style down. By Dave Zangaro
Ron Darby, Philadelphia Eagles, Eagles, Buffalo Bills, Eagles-Bills
Ronald Darby gives glimpse of why Howie Roseman pulled trigger on trade
It's only one preseason game, but Ronald Darby showed why Howie Roseman was eager to acquire the young corner. By Paul Hudrick
End to End: Should the Flyers pursue David Pastrnak?
With David Pastrnak reportedly available, our resident hockey analysts break down whether the Flyers should target the 21-year-old winger.
Another ex-Eagle in Buffalo, Jordan Poyer excited for opportunity with Bills
Eagles former seventh-round pick Jordan Poyer has found a home in Buffalo as the Bills' starting safety. By Reuben Frank
Henry Josey, Sam Bradford, Paul Turner
Let's learn from past, keep Eagles' preseason in perspective
Every year, we overhype the positive and negative storylines of the Eagles' preseason. How about keeping it in perspective this time? By Rob Ellis
Surrounded by ex-Eagles, LeSean McCoy good as ever, building HOF case
It's hard to believe LeSean McCoy is entering his 9th NFL season, but he's as good as ever and building a strong Hall of Fame case. By Reuben Frank
Joel Embiid, T.J. McConnell win NBPA Players Voice Awards
Joel Embiid won a pair of 2017 NBPA Players Voice Awards and fan favorite T.J. McConnell was honored as well. By Jessica Camerato
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Penn State gives James Franklin 6-year extension worth $34.7 million
Penn State on Friday approved a six-year, $34.7 million extension for head football coach James Franklin. 
Darby's strong debut should ease some concerns about Eagles' secondary
After all the questions this summer about the Eagles' cornerbacks, Ronald Darby's strong debut should put a lot of minds at ease. By Andrew Kulp
Despite crowded backfield, Corey Clement continues strong push for roster spot
With Darren Sproles and Wendell Smallwood again sidelined, Corey Clement continued to make the most of his opportunities against the Bills. By Mitchell Gladstone
Chris Long, Malcolm Jenkins
Inspired to support, Chris Long says to Malcolm Jenkins: 'I'm here for you'
During Malcolm Jenkins' national anthem protest Thursday, Chris Long put an arm around his teammate in support. By Andrew Kulp
Carson Wentz, Philadelphia Eagles, Eagles
Carson Wentz, Eagles offense finally find some rhythm after stagnant start
Carson Wentz and the Eagles' first-team offense finally found some rhythm Thursday during a 20-16 preseason win over the Bills. By Dave Zangaro
Ron Darby, Philadelphia Eagles, Eagles, Buffalo Bills, Eagles-Bills
Roob's 10 observations from Eagles-Bills: Ronald Darby looks like real deal
Ronald Darby had an interception and looked like the real deal in his debut Thursday during the Eagles' 20-16 win over the Bills. By Reuben Frank
Instant Analysis: Grading the Eagles' preseason win over Bills
Carson Wentz rebounded after a shaky start, while the Eagles seconday flat out balled in the Eagles' second preseason game. By Andrew Kulp
Chris Long, Malcolm Jenkins
Chris Long supports Malcolm Jenkins during national anthem protest
Chris Long supported Malcolm Jenkins on Thursday night during the national anthem before the Eagles-Bills preseason game at the Linc. By Tom Dougherty and Jordan Hall
Chris Long, Philadelphia Eagles
Chris Long Q&A: Charlottesville; Pederson's impact; Game of Thrones
Chris Long sat down with the Quick Slants crew this week to talk the Charlottesville situation, Doug Pederson as a coach, his father's career and more.
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Doug Pederson, Sean McDermott have same Coach of the Year odds
Doug Pederson is toward the bottom of Bovada's NFL Coach of the Year odds, tied with first-year Bills head coach Sean McDermott.
For Eagles, jelling quickly will be key to playoff run
Having undergone significant changes since last year, the Eagles will have to jell quickly if they hope to make the playoffs for the first time since 2013. By Rob Ellis
Joel Embiid, Ben Simmons, Philadelphia Sixers
Joel Embiid and Ben Simmons both in mix for 2017-18 NBA MVP, Bovada says
The 2017-18 NBA MVP odds are and in Joel Embiid and Ben Simmons are both in the mix, according to Bovada. By Jessica Camerato
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Sixers Mailbag: Joel Embiid back-to-backs and toughest opponents
In the latest Sixers Mailbag, Jessica Camerato looks at whether Joel Embiid will play in back-to-backs in 2017-18 and who are the team's toughest opponents.
Chris Maragos, Philadelphia Eagles, Eagles, Chris Maragos Eagles
5 Minutes with Roob: Chris Maragos reveals how he became special teams star
Eagles safety and special teams demon Maragos talks about converting to safety and when he knew special teams was his calling card. By Reuben Frank
Will Eagles make a better effort to establish the run in 2017?
The Eagles didn't establish the run in the preseason opener. Will things really change this season? By Dave Zangaro 
Tre Sullivan, Philadelphia Eagles, Eagles, Tre Sullivan Eagles
Eagles' Sullivan puts crushing hit that sent Packers WR to hospital behind him
With one hit last Thursday, Tre Sullivan commanded attention, but the undrafted Eagles safety doesn't want that hit to define him as a player. By Andrew Kulp 
Donnel Pumphrey, Philadelphia Eagles
5 Minutes with Roob: The story behind Pumphrey's track speed, college records
In the latest "Five Minutes with Roob," we talk to Donnel Pumphrey, who brings track speed and college records to the Eagles. By Reuben Frank
Philadelphia Eagles, NFL, Dimitri Patterson
Ex-Eagles CB Dimitri Patterson injures 2 police officers fleeing court room
Former Eagles cornerback Dimitri Patterson injured a pair of police officers attempting to flee a court room on Tuesday.
Alshon Jeffery, Ronald Darby
Doug Pederson leaning toward playing Alshon Jeffery, Ronald Darby on Thursday
Head coach Doug Pederson on Tuesday said that he's leaning toward playing WR Alshon Jeffery and CB Ronald Darby Thursday. By Dave Zangaro
RB Ryan Mathews passes physical, released by Eagles
The Eagles on Tuesday finally released running back Ryan Mathews, who finally was cleared and healthy. By Dave Zangaro
ESPN analyst ranks Flyers' farm system No. 1 in NHL
If you think things are looking up for the Flyers, you're not the only one, as an NHL expert has the team's farm system ranked No. 1 in the NHL.
Carson Wentz, Chris Long, Odubel Herrera
Rob's Rants: Eagles preseason opener, leave Long alone, and accept Herrera
Carson Wentz looks like he's in midseason form. Chris Long should be able to say what he wants. And Odubel Herrera is who he is. By Rob Ellis
Eagles camp notes, quotes and tidbits: Barnett expects to produce
Derek Barnett had two sacks in his preseason debut. Jim Schwartz said that's expected of a first-round pick and Barnett agrees. By Dave Zangaro
Philadelphia Phillies, MLB, Rhys Hoskins
Rhys Hoskins makes loud noises with his bat, gets silent treatment from his mates
Rhys Hoskins drilled his first two big-league homers, but he couldn't get much help from his teammates in the Phils' 7-4 loss in San Diego. By Jim Salisbury
Philadelphia 76ers, NBA, Sixers, Markelle Fultz
Rest of Sixers schedule revealed: Home opener Oct. 20 vs. Celtics
We knew a few games. Now we know the rest. The complete 2017-18 Sixers schedule was released Monday. By Jessica Camerato
Nick Foles, Carson Wentz, Philadelphia Eagles
Nick Foles hopes lessons learned from elbow injury lead to long-term health
Nick Foles learned during the two weeks of Eagles practice he missed with a sore elbow that his mechanics needed a tune-up. By Reuben Frank
Philadelphia Eagles, NFL, Nelson Agholor, Malcolm Jenkins
Nelson Agholor, Malcolm Jenkins get heated during 1-on-1 drills
Things got heated between Nelson Agholor and Malcolm Jenkins during 1-on-1 drills on Monday at training camp. By Dave Zangaro 
Adam Haseley, Philadelphia Phillies
Phillies promote first-round pick Adam Haseley to Lakewood
After spending six weeks with the Class A Short Season Williamsport Crosscutters, Phillies first-round pick Adam Haseley has been promoted to Lakewood.
Patrick Robinson, Philadelphia Eagles, Eagles, Patrick Robinson Eagles
Patrick Robinson's path to sticking with Eagles may be nickel corner
With Ronald Darby now in the mix, Patrick Robinson's path to keeping a spot with the Eagles may be in the nickel package. By Andrew Kulp
Rashard Davis, Philadelphia Eagles, Eagles
Eagles sign Rashard Davis, the 2nd WR inked since Jordan Matthews trade
The Eagles on Sunday signed wide receiver Rashard Davis, their second WR signed since trading Jordan Matthews, and waived Mitchell White.
Despite another baserunning mistake, Herrera 'more positive than negative'
Despite another baserunning blunder Sunday in the Phils' 6-2 loss to the Mets, Odubel Herrera's positives still outweigh the negatives. By Corey Seidman
Not sticking to sports, Charlottesville native Long feels responsibility to speak out
Chris Long is from Charlottesville, Virginia, and feels a responsibility to speak out about the horrific events in his hometown. By Dave Zangaro 
josh yaro
'Now we have to chase' — Loss to Impact stunts Union's playoff hopes
After Saturday's loss to Montreal, Josh Yaro and the Union find themselves in a deep hole in the playoff chase with 10 games left. By Ryan Bright
Jalen Mills, Rasul Douglas, Ronald Darby
Eagles' incumbent corners welcome Ronald Darby, increased competition
Jalen Mills and Rasul Douglas stand to lose the most now that the Eagles have Ronald Darby, but both are excited for the competition at CB. By Reuben Frank
Two Eagles criticize Trump's response to violence in Charlottesville
A pair of Eagles joined those criticizing President Trump for his response to Saturday's horrific events in Charlottesville, Virginia.
Aaron Nola, Philadelphia Phillies, Phillies, Aaron Nola Phillies
Aaron Nola stares down Cespedes and Mets, becomes The Man on Phillies' staff
Aaron Nola did more Saturday night than dominate the Mets in his latest gem. He became The Man of the Phillies' staff in their 3-1 win. By Jim Salisbury
Stifled Union see playoff chances crushed in crushing defeat to Impact
The stifled Union saw their playoff chances crushed Saturday night in a crushing 3-0 loss to the Montreal Impact. By Ryan Bright
On emotional night, Phillies remember Dallas Green, Jim Bunning, Darren Daulton
The Phillies used Saturday's Wall of Fame ceremony as an opportunity to remember Phillies greats Dallas Green, Jim Bunning and Darren Daulton. By Jim Salisbury
Nelson Agholor, Jordan Matthews
After Matthews trade, 'design of the offense' gives Eagles options in slot
Jordan Matthews excelled in the slot, but the Eagles believe they'll have options to fill that role this season. By Andrew Kulp
Eagles sign WR Keevan Lucas; waive LB Steven Daniels
The Eagles on Saturday signed WR Keevan Lucas and waived linebacker Steven Daniels. By Dave Zangaro
Ronald Darby is more than just speed ... but he is 'crazy' fast
New Eagles cornerback Ronald Darby wants everyone to know he's more than just speed ... but he is 'crazy' fast. By Dave Zangaro 
Michal Neuvirth, Brian Elliott, Philadelphia Flyers, Flyers, Flyers goalies
End to End: How should the Flyers employ their 2-goalie system?
Our resident Flyers analysts are back breaking down the Flyers' two-goalie system and how Dave Hakstol should employ his tandem.
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Thanks to newly-found WR depth, Jordan Matthews was expendable
Jordan Matthews was the Eagles' only legitimate WR a year ago, but newfound depth at the position made him expendable for the right price. By Dave Zangaro
Mysterious middle finger injury lands Vince Velasquez on disabled list
After exiting Thursday's start with a mysterious middle finger injury, Vince Velasquez was placed on the 10-day disabled list by the Phillies. By Jim Salisbury
Ronald Darby, Howie Roseman, Jordan Matthews, Philadelphia Eagles, Buffalo Bills
Matthews trade 'hard trigger to pull,' but Eagles desperate to stockpile CBs
For Howie Roseman, trading Jordan Matthews was about stocking a deficient position with a corner who has already faced NFC East WRs. By Reuben Frank 
Justin Anderson, Dallas Mavericks, Philadelphia 76ers, Nerlens Noel trade, Zaza Pachulia
Amid busy summer, Justin Anderson eager for 1st full season with Sixers
In the midst of a busy summer, Justin Anderson is more than ready for his first full season with the Sixers to get underway. By Jessica Camerato
Philadelphia Eagles, NFL, Carson Wentz
Despite perfect stats, Wentz's ability to escape pressure the real feat for Eagles
Carson Wentz came away from Thursday's preseason opener with a perfect stat line but only thanks to his ability to avoid pressure in the pocket. By Andrew Kulp
Derek Barnett shows off developing pass rush arsenal in strong NFL debut
Derek Barnett made his NFL debut on Thursday, but by no means did he look the part of a rookie in his first game. By Dave Zangaro
Philadelphia Phillies, MLB, Rhys Hoskins
Just like his new glove, Hoskins' experiment in left field 'a rush order'
Rhys Hoskins' experiment in the outfield was put together in a hurry, but the natural first baseman is willing to do whatever he can to stick in the majors. By Jim Salisbury
Sixers to open season Oct. 18 at Washington; will visit Knicks on Christmas
The Sixers will open the regular season on the road against the Wizards and kick off the NBA's Christmas slate against the Knicks. By Jessica Camerato
Villanova basketball rounds out coaching staff for 2017-18 season
Villanova basketball settled its coaching staff for the 2017-18 season with a series of moves Thursday.
Jerryd Bayless, Philadelphia Sixers
Jerryd Bayless, Sixers staff part of 1st Basketball Without Borders in Israel
Jerryd Bayless and members of the Sixers staff will participate in the first Basketball Without Borders camp in Israel. By Jessica Camerato
Heisman hopeful Barkley, Penn State out to prove last year was no fluke
After a surprising Rose Bowl run last season, Penn State aims to prove they belong in the playoff conversation this year.
Preaching patience, Union stay quiet during summer transfer window
With the future in mind, Earnie Stewart and the patient Union were quiet during the summer transfer window. By Dave Zeitlin
London, Global Games
Sixers to face Celtics in London in January
The Sixers are taking their rivalry with the Celtics international as the two squads will face off at London's O2 Arena on Jan. 11, 2018. By Jessica Camerato
Philadelphia Phillies, MLB, Pete Mackanin, Odubel Herrera
Herrera continues 'playing like his hair is on fire' in Phillies' win
That's how Pete Mackanin described Odubel Herrera's play after the centerfielder hit a pair of triples in the Phillies' 3-2 win in Atlanta. By Stan Awtrey
Phillies Notes: Hoby Milner likely to get more late-inning relief opportunities
Pete Mackanin said on Wednesday that Hoby Milner will likely get more late-inning relief opportunities, while there are still no set plans for Rhys Hoskins. By Stan Awtrey
Jordan Matthews, Brent Celek, Jason Isbell
Roob's 25 Random Points: Matthews' dislike, Celek and Isbell
What's up with the Jordan Matthews' dislike? Is Brent Celek an Eagles Hall of Famer? And how good is Jason Isbell? By Reuben Frank
Philadelphia Phillies, MLB, Zach Eflin
Zach Eflin 'comfortable on the mound' during win in return to Phillies
In his first big-league start since May 28, Zach Eflin was sharp on the mound and at the plate in the Phillies' 5-2 win over the Braves. By Stan Awtrey
Brian Dawkins, Rhys Hoskins
Rob's Rants: Dawk not just a scout; what took so long with Hoskins?
Brian Dawkins appears to be more than a scout, and what took so long for the Phillies to give Rhys Hoskins a try in left field? By Rob Ellis
Doug Pederson, Philadelphia Eagles, Eagles training camp
Doug Pederson notes: Jordan Matthews' role; will Alshon Jeffery play?
Amid speculation that Jordan Matthews could lose reps in the slot, Doug Pederson denied Matthews would have a lesser role. By Dave Zangaro
Hudrick: How Darren Daulton, '93 Phillies became bigger than Disney World
The story of how Darren Daulton and the 1993 Phillies trumped Mickey Mouse and Disney World for an 8-year-old boy. By Paul Hudrick
'In a better place,' Nelson Agholor has chance to show progress in Green Bay
Nelson Agholor legitimately looks different this summer and will have a chance to put it on display for the Eagles Thursday in Green Bay. By Reuben Frank
Gabe Wright
Eagles camp notes, quotes and tidbits: Wright time and place?  
Has DT Gabe Wright finally found a home with the Eagles? What is Jordan Matthews' role? And for Chance Warmack, so far, so good. By Dave Zangaro
Rhys Hoskins, Lehigh Valley IronPigs
Phillies prospect Rhys Hoskins out to tackle 'challenge' of new position
Phillies prospect Rhys Hoskins' experiment in left field got underway Monday night and he's welcoming the challenge. By Jordan Hall
C.J. Smith, Philadelphia Eagles
Eagles 'very encouraged' with C.J. Smith, an emerging candidate in CB battle
Eagles second-year cornerback C.J. Smith is no longer nervous and now gaining steam in a wide-open competition at his position. By Andrew Kulp
Eagles rookie cornerback Rasul Douglas searching for consistency
Eagles defensive coordinator Jim Schwartz said Rasul Douglas has been inconsistent and the rookie agrees. Now, it's about getting over that hump. By Dave Zangaro
Ben Simmons posts message to Philly fans: 'It's going to be a scary sight'
Ben Simmons looks ready and he has the attitude to go along with the physique.
Darren Daulton, Philadelphia Phillies
Feeney: What it was like to be a kid during Darren Daulton's Phillies peak
If you're a Phillies fan born in the mid-1980s, it means you grew up during some lean years. It also means you experienced Darren Daulton's impact. By Casey Feeney
Sean Chandler
Amid change, senior safety Sean Chandler remains Temple's constant
Winds of change have blown through Temple football, but star senior safety Sean Chandler remains and he's ready to lead in a new era. By Greg Paone
End to End: Expectations for Ivan Provorov in Year 2 with Flyers
After his stellar rookie campaign, what can we expect out of Ivan Provorov in his second season with the Flyers? Our resident hockey pundits discuss.
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Detailed look at 40-man roster decisions Phillies face this winter
You've likely heard a lot about the crowded 40-man roster picture the Phillies face this winter. Here's a look at who must be added and who could be removed. By Corey Seidman
Carson Wentz, Philadelphia Eagles
Wentz's deep passes during training camp could be sign of things to come
With added weapons this offseason, Carson Wentz has been airing it out during camp. Is it a sign of things to come? By Dave Zangaro
Corey Graham, Philadelphia Eagles, Eagles, Corey Graham Eagles, Buffalo Bills, Bills
New Eagle Corey Graham practices at safety, but will he stay there?
Newly signed 10-year vet Corey Graham will start at safety, but his experience points to a possible change at the Eagles' weakest position. By Joe Bloss
Jordan Matthews
Jordan Matthews 'locked in' despite knee injury, uncertainty at WR
With a bolstered WR corps, Jordan Matthews' future with the Eagles is suddenly unclear. And he knows it. By Reuben Frank
Jim Schwartz
Questions at CB lingering for Schwartz, Eagles as preseason opener nears
Jim Schwartz was again noncomittal about the Eagles' starting CBs Sunday and plans to use the preseason to evaluate the position. By Andrew Kulp
John McCarthy, Philadelphia Union, Union, MLS, John McCarthy Union
1st VAR ruling etches Union's place into MLS history book
Not only was Saturday night the Union's first ever win over FC Dallas, it also saw Philly make its mark in the MLS history book. By Ryan Bright
Nik Stauskas, Jahlil Okafor, Philadelphia 76ers, Philadelphia Sixers, Sixers, 76ers
Sixers Mailbag: A suddenly crowded backcourt and what's Okafor's future?
In our latest Sixers Mailbag, we answer questions on the suddenly crowded backcourt and Jahlil Okafor's future. By Jessica Camerato
Nolan Patrick, Philadelphia Flyers
End to End: If Nolan Patrick makes Flyers, where does he best fit?
If Nolan Patrick makes the Flyers, where does he best fit in the lineup? Our resident hockey pundits go End to End on the topic.
Longtime exec Gallagher remembered for sense of humor, love for Eagles
Jim Gallagher, who died at 88, will be remembered for his class, sense of humor and love for the Eagles. By Reuben Frank
Joel Embiid, T.J. McConnell
Sixers Mailbag: Joel Embiid's big landings; T.J. McConnell still a starter?
In her latest Sixers Mailbag, Jessica Camerato addresses Joel Embiid's avoiding injuries and T.J. McConnell's role in the backcourt.
QB Matt McGloin aims to make decision tough for Eagles' coaches
Third-string quarterback Matt McGloin has one mission this summer: make the roster decision as tough as possible. By Dave Zangaro 
LeGarrette Blount returns to Eagles practice with his role still unclear
LeGarrette Blount was back at Eagles practice Friday after missing three days with a family-related issue. By Joe Bloss
Eagles camp notes, quotes and tidbits: Big guys field punts; Jeffery still out
Linemen Jason Peters and Fletcher Cox represented their respective sides of the ball in a punt return competition at the end of Eagles' practice Friday. By Dave Zangaro
Sixto Sanchez, Philadelphia Phillies
Phillies promote top pitching prospect Sixto Sanchez to Clearwater
The Phillies' top pitching prospect is moving up a level — Sixto Sanchez is set to join a loaded pitching staff at High A Clearwater. By Corey Seidman
Halapoulivaati Vaitai, Dillon Gordon
Eagles camp notes, quotes and tidbits: Big guy touchdown celebrations
Halapoulivaati Vaitai and Dillon Gordon both got a chance to feel like skill position players at training camp on Thursday. By Dave Zangaro
Malcolm Jenkins, Colin Kaepernick
Malcolm Jenkins: NFL owners 'cowards' for reservation to sign Colin Kaepernick
Eagles safety Malcolm Jenkins on Thursday said NFL owners are "cowards" for being reluctant to sign Colin Kaepernick.
Allen Iverson, Pete Rose, Philadelphia 76ers, Sixers
Of Boardwalks and Bummers: A.I, Rose spoiling Philly sports fan's escape
Sports are meant to be an escape from reality, but Allen Iverson and Pete Rose's latest transgressions remind us there's really no escape. By Rob Ellis
A 'violent' player, Jernigan poised to make significant impact with Eagles
What kind of player is Tim Jernigan? "A violent" one, a teammate says. An under-the-radar signing, Jernigan appears poised to make a significant impact this year. By Dave Zangaro
Brent Celek, Philadelphia Eagles, Eagles, Brent Celek, Eagles
Knowing this could be it as an Eagle, Brent Celek still chasing his dream
Brent Celek knows this could be it and wants to enjoy every minute as he continues to chase bringing a Super Bowl to Philly. By Reuben Frank
John McCarthy, Philadelphia Union, Union, MLS, John McCarthy Union
Hometown kid John McCarthy relishing time in spotlight for Union
With Andre Blake away at the Gold Cup and now injured, hometown kid John McCarthy is relishing in the spotlight for the Union. By Dave Zeitlin
Philadelphia Eagles, NFL, Jalen Mills
Eagles' oft-criticized cornerbacks push back with strong red-zone work
The Eagles' corners have faced constant criticism this summer, but on Wednesday, the group showed resolve in a strong practice. By Andrew Kulp
Claude Giroux, Wayne Simmonds, Jakub Voracek
Flyers need more offense this season … after all, they're paying for it
For what they're paying at the foward position, the Flyers haven't gotten nearly enough goal production to make it money well spent. By John Boruk
Mike Trout, Los Angeles Angels
A big Philly sports fan, Trout talks possibility of coming home to play for Phils
Mike Trout on Wednesday talked about being a big fan of the Eagles and Sixers, and even the possibility of joining the Phillies in the future. By Jordan Hall
Eagles camp notes, quotes and tidbits: Door-to-door salesman to Eagles CB
Less than a year ago, Tay Glover-Wright was a door-to-door salesman. Now, he's trying to make the Eagles' roster. By Dave Zangaro 
Jordan Hicks, Philadelphia Eagles
5 minutes with Roob: Jordan Hicks expects Eagles to have top-5 defense
The Eagles linebacker chats about his health, his knack for takeaways and expectations for the Eagles' D. By Reuben Frank
While learning Eagles' D, Sidney Jones also must brush up on jokes
Sidney Jones won't be able to play for a while, but the rookie is staying involved as much as possible as he recovers. By Dave Zangaro 
Sixto Sanchez, Rhys Hoskins
Future Phillies Report: New guys, high-upside arms and players on doorstep
Sixto Sanchez continues to roll, and Rhys Hoskins should be in the bigs soon. More on them and others in our minor-league roundup. By Corey Seidman
Joel Embiid, Philadelphia Sixers, Philadephia 76ers
Joel Embiid (knee) eyeing a return to full strength by training camp
Joel Embiid gave an update on his health while in Africa for the NBA Africa Game 2017. By Jessica Camerato
Eagles training camp Day 9 observations: Defense stands strong in red zone
After struggling early, Rasul Douglas, Nigel Bradham and the D looked impenetrable during 11-on-11 work in the red zone. By Dave Zangaro
Phillies cancel Pete Rose Wall of Fame ceremony amid statutory rape allegations
Amid new allegations of his relationship with a teen girl, Pete Rose's Wall of Fame induction ceremony has been canceled by the Phillies.
In 3rd training camp, relaxed Nelson Agholor in 'a great place'
Nelson Agholor has been shining in training camp, but more importantly, he's relaxed and "in a great place." By Dave Zangaro 
Timothe Luwawu-Cabarrot, Markelle Fultz
Sixers Notes: Timothe Luwawu-Cabarrot gives No. 20 to Markelle Fultz
An update on Timothe Luwawu-Cabarrot's injury, as well as his jersey number, which he gave to No. 1 pick Markelle Fultz. By Jessica Camerato
Rob's Rants: Wentz and Roseman, Iverson no-show, Cowboys fans
Did Carson Wentz put some pressure on Howie Roseman? Is a no-show by A.I. really a surprise? And a Cowboys fan at Eagles camp? By Rob Ellis
Eagles camp notes, quotes and tidbits: Time for tackling; Wentz the rock star
The Eagles' practice on Tuesday included the team's first live tackle-to-the-ground periods of camp and Carson Wentz speaking about his rock-star status. By Dave Zangaro
Wendell Smallwood 'more focused, more prepared' going into sophomore season
Wendell Smallwood admitted he wasn't ready for his rookie season, but he won't make the same mistake in Year 2. By Reuben Frank
Geoff Collins, Temple, Geoff Collins Temple
QB decision takes spotlight as Geoff Collins' 1st Temple camp kicks off
Geoff Collins' first training camp as Temple head coach is officially underway and the search to find a new starting QB is the team's top matter. By Greg Paone
Dillon Gordon, Philadelphia Eagles, Eagles, Dillon Gordon Eagles
In Jason Peters, Dillon Gordon sees mentor and model for transition to OT
Dillon Gordon, a tight end in college, is attempting the same transition as perennial Pro Bowler Jason Peters. By Andrew Kulp
Philadephia 76ers, NBA, Sixers, Markelle Fultz
Sixers unveil pair of new Nike uniforms for 2017-18 season
The Sixers officially revealed two of their new Nike uniforms for the 2017-18 season on Tuesday. By Jessica Camerato
Phillies MLB trade deadline
Trade deadline review: Klentak talks prospects, buyer's market, August deals
Matt Klentak addressed numerous topics after Monday's trade deadline passed, including whether more moves are coming in August. By Corey Seidman
Mack Hollins, Philadelphia Eagles, Eagles, Mack Hollins Eagles
With walk-on mentality, Hollins out to prove himself again with Eagles
A former walk-on at North Carolina, Mack Hollins knows how to prove himself and he has the chance to do so right away on special teams. By Mitchell Gladstone
Jim Curtin, Philadelphia Union, Union, Jim Curtin Union, Inside Doop
Inside Doop: Questions mount as Union's road woes deepen
The questions are mounting for the Union after a lost opportunity against a lower-tier team in New England and their road woes continuing. By Dave Zeitlin
Aaron Altherr, Philadelphia Phillies, Phillies, Aaron Altherr Phillies
Once an injured afterthought, Altherr forcing Phils to reconsider master plan
An injured afterthought last season, Aaron Altherr is forcing the Phillies to reconsider their master plan with a strong 2017 campaign. By Gordie Jones
Alex Lyon, Anthony Stolarz
End to End: Alex Lyon or Anthony Stolarz, who gets called to Flyers first?
If the Flyers need to call up a goalie this season, who will get the first call — Alex Lyon or Anthony Stolarz? Our hockey analysts discuss.
Torrey Smith, Alshon Jeffery, Nick Foles
New — and old — faces soak in in first taste of Linc at Eagles open practice
Sunday marked the first Eagles camp open practice at the Linc, and new and returning faces took in their new atmosphere. By Mitchell Gladstone
Eagles training camp Day 7 observations: Fan favorite ... Nelson Agholor?
The Eagles practiced in front of 23,000 fans on Sunday and Nelson Agholor put on a show. By Dave Zangaro 
Marcus Johnson
'Mentally dialed in' Johnson fighting way into Eagles' WR competition
Despite getting cut last season, undrafted WR Marcus Johnson stayed prepared and is now taking advantage so far in Eagles camp. By Andrew Kulp
Philadelphia Eagles training camp
Battle brewing between old rivals for Eagles' 3rd safety job
Old rivals from Florida schools, Jaylen Watkins and Terrence Brooks are now fighting for the Eagles' third safety job. By Dave Zangaro
Chance Warmack, Philadelphia Eagles, Eagles, NFL, Chance Warmack Eagles
Eagles camp notes, quotes and tidbits: Chance Warmack gets reps with starters
Isaac Seumalo has already been named the Eagles' starting left guard, but that isn't stopping Chance Warmack in his pursuit of the starting job. By Dave Zangaro 
Travis Sanheim, Phil Myers, Philadelphia Flyers
End to End: Travis Sanheim or Phil Myers, who will see Flyers first?
Between defensive prospects Travis Sanheim and Phil Myers, who will see the Flyers first? Our resident hockey pundits have answers.
Phillies trade breakdown: Why they added lefties, Kim, bonus pool money
Despite holding little leverage with Howie Kendrick and Jeremy Hellickson, the Phillies made worthwhile trades of both. By Corey Seidman
Haason Reddick
Temple product Reddick displaying intangibles to succeed with Cardinals
Temple product and first-round pick Haason Reddick is a freak athlete, but he's impressing with intangibles early in Cardinals camp. By Mark Brown
Eagles camp notes, quotes and tidbits: Derek Barnett vs. Jason Peters
Derek Barnett looked up and saw a 330-pound future Hall of Famer staring back at him. Welcome to the NFL, rookie. By Dave Zangaro 
Former Canadian rugby star Adam Zaruba makes Eagles training camp debut
Converted rugby player Adam Zaruba, who signed with the Eagles this week, arrived at training camp on Friday ready to learn. By Joe Bloss
Robert Covington, Ben Simmons, Markelle Fultz, Dario Saric
Another crack at projecting the Sixers' starting 5 this season
The Sixers will have a positionless lineup at times this season, but what should we expect the starting five to be on opening night? By Jessica Camerato
Alshon Jeffery, Philadelphia Eagles
Eagles training camp Day 5 observations: Great day for Alshon Jeffery, Torrey Smith
The Eagles had their first real practice of training camp, which featured plenty of nice plays from Alshon Jeffery and Torrey Smith. By Dave Zangaro 
Philadelphia Eagles, Mychal Kendricks
Mychal Kendricks asked Eagles to trade or release him in January
Mychal Kendricks said Friday that he asked to be traded or released back in January but the Eagles had other plans. By Andrew Kulp
Philadelphia Eagles, NFL, Alshon Jeffery
Eagles have big plans thanks to Alshon Jeffery's massive mitts
It didn't take long for Alshon Jeffery to make an impact during the first full-squad practice of training camp. By Joe Bloss
5 Minutes with Roob: Eagles DE Steven Means, the swimmer?
Steven Means was once a swimmer — but barely. Get to know the Eagles' defensive end here in "Five Minutes with Roob." By Reuben Frank
Philadelphia Eagles, NFL
Eagles camp notes, quotes and tidbits: 1st teams; Rasul Douglas' physicality
In the latest Eagles camp notes, the starters start to take shape in the first full-squad practice and rookie cornerback Rasul Douglas explains his physicality. By Dave Zangaro
Jordan Matthews, Philadelphia Eagles
Matthews on mysterious knee problems: 'It's been a long process'
Jordan Matthews considered offseason surgery for his nagging knee issues, which he's staying positive about with camp underway. By Reuben Frank
Jordan Hicks, Philadelphia Eagles
Jordan Hicks on broken hand: 'I wish I had a better story'
Jordan Hicks wishes he had a better story for how he broke his hand, and he's relieved to have avoided an even worse injury. By Dave Zangaro
Fultz guarantees playoffs, talks LeBron joining Sixers, Lonzo Ball showdown
Markelle Fultz sat down to talk about his rehab, LeBron joining the Sixers, a Lonzo Ball showdown and more Thursday. By Matt Bowker
Philadelphia Phillies, MLB, Pat Neshek
Why Phillies got 3 young lottery tickets for Pat Neshek and his 1.12 ERA
If you were surprised the Phillies received 3 players far away from the majors for Pat Neshek and his microscopic ERA, here's why. By Corey Seidman
Vinny Curry healthy, feeling like himself at start of training camp
Vinny Curry had a lackluster 2016 season, but is finally healthy and ready to get back to what got him that big contract. By Dave Zangaro 
Philadelphia Phillies, Houston Astros, Jose Altuve, Matt Klentak, Aaron Nola
For Phillies, emulating Astros' ascent requires much more than high draft picks
The rebuilds have been compared, but the Astros' rise involved under-the-radar transactions the Phillies have yet to make. By Corey Seidman
Philadelphia Union, MLS, C.J. Sapong, Roland Alberg
C.J. Sapong, Roland Alberg clash in 'angry' argument over penalty kick
Despite the Union's shutout of the Crew, there was a tense moment between C.J. Sapong and Roland Alberg argued over a penalty kick. By Ryan Bright
Malcolm Jenkins, Brian Dawkins, Philadelphia Eagles
Current and former Eagles discuss football, future amid 'alarming' CTE study
Current and past Eagles discussed their football careers and the decisions ahead amid the swirling CTE concerns. By Dave Zangaro
Philadelphia Phillies, MLB, Pat Neshek
Phillies cash in on 1st of available trade chips with Pat Neshek trade
By dealing reliever Pat Neshek to Colorado on Wednesday, the Phillies cashed in on the first of their available trade chips. By Jim Salisbury
Philadelphia Phillies, MLB, Aaron Nola
Nola has look of an organizational building block, strikes out 10 in win over Astros
Aaron Nola struck out a career high 10 and continued to show the look of a building block in the Phillies' 9-0 win over the Astros. By Jim Salisbury
Philadelphia Phillies, MLB, Odubel Herrera, Pete Mackanin
Don't call the benching of Herrera a benching (wink, wink), it's just a rest
Pete Mackanin and Odubel Herrera were relatively tight-lipped about their meeting and refused to say the centefielder was benched. By Jim Salisbury
Isaac Seumalo, Philadelphia Eagles
Isaac Seumalo enters training camp as Eagles' starting left guard
Second-year offensive lineman Isaac Seumalo will enter training camp as the Eagles' starting left guard. By Dave Zangaro 
Jim Schwartz, Tim Jernigan
Jim Schwartz believes Tim Jernigan could provide element Eagles were missing
Jim Schwartz believes Tim Jernigan could be a complementary pass rusher for Fletcher Cox, which was missing last season. By Reuben Frank
Recovered from injuries, Ron Brooks and Joe Walker make presence felt
Ron Brooks and Joe Walker have both fully recovered from significant injuries and hope to win back their places with the Eagles. By Dave Zangaro
Philadelphia Phillies, MLB, Odubel Herrera
Frustration mounts, in manager's office and clubhouse, over Herrera's antics
Odubel Herrera flipped his bat again and failed to hustle multiple times, which led to his being pulled during the Phils' 5-0 loss. By Jim Salisbury
Philadelphia 76ers, NBA, Joel Embiid
Joel Embiid among NBA players to participate in Basketball without Borders
Joel Embiid is giving back, joining several NBA players for the Basketball without Borders camp in Africa.
Eagles rookie WR Gibson needs to boost his confidence to boost his play
Shelton Gibson's NFL career is off to a shaky start, but the rookie thinks he just needs to boost his confidence and his play will follow. By Dave Zangaro 
Philadelphia Rebels
There's a new game — and Briere — in town: The Philadelphia Rebels
Philadelphia hockey fans can watch Carson Briere and the Rebels, who on Monday announced their move to the city. By John Boruk
San Antonio Spurs, NBA, Ryan Arcidiacono
Report: Former Villanova star Ryan Arcidiacono signs 2-way deal with Bulls
Ryan Arcidiacono will continue to push for his NBA dreams after signing a two-way contract with the Bulls, according to a report Monday.
With high expectations, Derek Barnett knows he still has plenty to learn
It's very early to say much about the rookie defensive end, but he was excited about the first day of his first training camp. By Joe Bloss
5 Minutes with Roob: Corey Clement wants to prove NFL wrong with Eagles
Corey Clement, an undrafted RB and Glassboro, New Jersey, native wants to prove the NFL wrong with the Eagles. By Reuben Frank
Doug Pederson
Eagles camp news, quotes and tidbits: In the market for veteran CB?
Doug Pederson on Monday made it sound like the Eagles are searching for veteran CB help. More in our news, quotes and tidbits from Day 1 of camp.
Cooper Marody, Brendan Warren
Cooper Marody and Brendan Warren, a 'Go Blue' bond united with Flyers
No longer just Michigan teammates, Cooper Marody and Brendan Warren are dreaming of an NHL future — together with the Flyers. By Jordan Hall
Jordan Hicks, Philadelphia Eagles, Eagles, Jordan Hicks Eagles, Jordan Hicks injury
Pederson: Jordan Hicks had hand 'procedure,' shouldn't miss any time
Eagles starting MLB Jordan Hicks needed a "minor procedure" to fix his injured hand, according to head coach Doug Pederson. By Dave Zangaro
Rashard Lewis, JJ Redick
Rashard Lewis praises Sixers' signing of former Magic teammate JJ Redick
Rashard Lewis, a former teammate of JJ Redick's, showered the new Sixer with praise. By Jessica Camerato
End to End: Discussing expectations for Scott Laughton in 2017-18
Our resident Flyers analysts discuss their 2017-18 expectations for Scott Laughton, who's no longer waiver exempt.
With trade deadline looming, Mackanin opens up about Phillies' prospects
With the July 31 trade deadline looming, Pete Mackanin on Saturday offered insight on some minor leaguers he'd like to see with the Phillies. By Gordie Jones
Matt Klentak, Phillies, MLB trade deadline
Klentak plays coy about Phils' interest in Giancarlo Stanton, Christian Yelich
Phillies GM Matt Klentak chose his words carefully when asked about the Phillies' interest in acquiring any of the Marlins' OFs. By Gordie Jones
End to End: Breaking down the state of Claude Giroux
Should the Flyers be concerned about Claude Giroux or was 2016-17 an anomaly? Our resident hockey analysts break it down. 
Kyle Young, Philadelphia Phillies
Phillies prospect Kyle Young aims to become tallest MLB pitcher ever
At 7-foot, Phillies prospect Kyle Young is aiming to become the tallest pitcher in MLB history. By Brian Brennan
Philadelphia Eagles training camp
Eagles 2017 training camp position battle: Safety
The starters are set. But who will be the third man on the totem pole behind Malcolm Jenkins and Rodney McLeod? By Dave Zangaro
Less focused on launch angle, Maikel Franco's swing has improved
There's a relatively new obsession around baseball with launch angle, and forgetting about it has resulted in a better swing for Maikel Franco. By Corey Seidman
Philadelphia Eagles, NFL, Doug Pederson
Doug Pederson has plans for competition all around at Eagles training camp
When the Eagles open training camp on Monday, Doug Pederson has plans to keep the team's competitive juices flowing. By Dave Zangaro
Nolan Patrick, Philadelphia Flyers
How Flyers draft pick Nolan Patrick's injury could have been career-ending
The complexity of core muscle injuries is why Nolan Patrick's issue could have been career-threatening for the Flyers' top pick. By John Boruk
LeBron James, Philadelphia Sixers
As a Sixers fan, could you actually say no to LeBron James?
Any Sixers fan would be thrilled if the team signed LeBron James, right? Apparently, that's not the case. And that's ridiculous. By Rob Ellis
Let's get physical: Traces of Reid linger in Pederson's training camp philosophy
Rules have changed since Andy Reid's training camps, but Doug Pederson still sees hitting in pads as necessary preparation. By Reuben Frank
J.P. Crawford, Philadelphia Phillies
Future Phillies Report: Armed with motivation, J.P. Crawford hitting for power
It took the better part of 3 months but Phillies SS prospect J.P. Crawford is finally on a hot streak, especially in the power department. By Corey Seidman
6 years after last appearance, Eric Lichaj lifts U.S. in Gold Cup win
Six years after his last U.S. national team appearance, Eric Lichaj scored a crucial goal in the 2-0 win over El Salvador Wednesday. By Marisa Pilla
Early in career, Williams giving Phils missing ingredient — a feared hitter
Off to a historic start to his career, Nick Williams is leading the Phillies' offensive resurgence in a big way. By Walter Villa
Jalen Mills, Rasul Douglas
Eagles 2017 training camp position battle: Cornerback
The biggest area of weakness on the 2017 Eagles roster, cornerback could be an adventure and is certainly wide open for camp. By Dave Zangaro
Soccer, U.S., Eric Lichaj
U.S. shrugs off sloppiness, biting for win over El Salvador at the Linc in Gold Cup
The U.S. men's national team used a pair of first-half goals to claim a 2-0 win over El Salvador at Lincoln Financial Field to reach the Gold Cup semifinals. By Dave Zeitlin
Giancarlo Stanton, Nick Williams
Giancarlo Stanton embarrassed after Phillies take series from Marlins
Giancarlo Stanton was embarrassed Wednesday after Nick Williams and the Phils took a series from Miami with a 10-3 win. By Walter Villa
Nicolas Aube-Kube
As he enters 2nd AHL season, keep an eye on Flyers prospect Aube-Kubel
Flyers prospect Nicolas Aube-Kubel is more comfortable now in the AHL, which could mean for a rediscovered scoring touch. By Jordan Hall
Philadelphia Eagles, NFL, Doug Pederson, Carson Wentz
Roob: Pederson's Packers comparison puts a bullseye on his back
Doug Pederson put only more pressure on himself by comparing this Eagles team to the Packers teams he played for. By Reuben Frank
Terrell Owens makes NFC East pick, gushes about 2004 Eagles
The Eagles made key upgrades this offseason, but they haven't improved enough for Terrell Owens to call them the NFC East favorite. By Andy Schwartz
JJ Redick drops knowledge on his free-agent process in new podcast
JJ Redick returned to podcasting on Wednesday. And who was his first guest? Bryan Colangelo. By Mitchell Gladstone
Philadelphia 76ers, NBA, Sixers, Markelle Fultz
Rookie of the Year odds lengthen for Simmons, Fultz after summer league
Lonzo Ball is still the favorite, but there is a new name near the top of the NBA Rookie of the Year odds. By Joe Bloss
Doug Pederson, Philadelphia Eagles
Doug Pederson not ready to turn over play-calling duties in Year 2
Doug Pederson enjoyed full-time play-calling duties so much last season that he's not ready to give them up in Year 2. By Dave Zangaro
Philadelphia 76ers, NBA, Sixers, Jonah Bolden
Jonah Bolden might not play for Sixers this season but has intriguing future
Jonah Bolden may return overseas to play this season, but he could be a matchup nightmare once he gets to the NBA. By Jessica Camerato
Eagles 2017 training camp position battle: Defensive end
With training camp right around the corner, we break down the Eagles' position battle at defensive end. By Dave Zangaro
Matthew Strome, Philadelphia Flyers
Always learning and listening, Matthew Strome won't stop with Flyers
With two brothers in the NHL, Flyers draft pick Matthew Strome knows how to take advice — and that should only help his skating. By Jordan Hall
Union sign Homegrown midfielder Anthony Fontana
The Union on Monday agreed to a Homegrown deal with midfielder Anthony Fontana (not pictured), who will officially join the senior team at the beginning of 2018. By Ryan Bright
Miami Marlins, Christian Yelich, Dee Gordon
Phillies' reported interest in Dee Gordon makes no sense
The Phillies and Marlins have been connected in recent trade talks but Monday's report linking them to Dee Gordon makes little sense. By Corey Seidman
Doug Pederson, Carson Wentz, Brett Favre, Philadelphia Eagles, Green Bay Packers
Doug Pederson: Eagles 'probably' more talented than '90s Super Bowl Packers
How talented are the 2017 Eagles? How about more talented than Brett Favre's Packers teams in the 1990s. By Reuben Frank
Phil Myers, Philadelphia Flyers, Flyers, Phil Myers Flyers
Phil Myers, bulked up, pledges this Flyers training camp will be different
With a full summer of training behind him, Phil Myers said this September's training camp will be different than last year's. By Tom Dougherty


Lunch Break: Defense overshadows Wentz, offense in win

Rob Ellis and Barrett Brooks analyze the Eagles' win over the Bills highlighted by strong performances from Derek Barnett, Ronald Darby and Corey Clement.

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