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Embiid not playing in Game 3 because of sore knee

NEW YORK (AP) — Joel Embiid is not playing for the Philadelphia 76ers on Thursday night in Game 3 against the Brooklyn Nets because of a sore left knee. Embiid warmed up before the game but the 76ers announced shortly before the start that the All-Star center wouldn’t be available. Greg Monroe was listed as […]
Tags: NBA, Sports

Whicker: The fun has become work for the Warriors

LOS ANGELES — Often, the Warriors are accused of “flipping a switch” when they want to play like champions again. Actually, they’d like to flip off the switch and go to bed for a year or two. Golden State has literally played five basketball seasons in the past four. To win three of the past four NBA titles and to go to Game 7 in the Finals of the other one, they have played 83 extra games. It is the longest stretch of spectacular winning the NBA has seen since the Celtics won every championship...
Tags: Clippers, NBA, Sports, Golden State Warriors, Kevin Durant, Mark Whicker

Julian Araujo, only 17, finding his way with the Galaxy

Julian Araujo knew in order to get where he wanted to go, he had to leave home. It sounds simple enough, but when you’re 15, it is the biggest decision of your life. “I played one year of high school soccer,” Araujo said. “It wasn’t that big of a decision (leaving high school) because I knew if I wanted to get where I wanted to get, I had to leave my home and get out of my comfort zone. “If you’re comfortable, you need to get uncomfortable in order to reach your goal and I knew this is what I wa...
Tags: Soccer, Sports, Los Angeles Galaxy, MLS

Eagles have luxury of drafting talent over need

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Adding proven veterans in trades and free agency has allowed the Philadelphia Eagles to stick to their philosophy of selecting talent over need in the NFL draft. “We want to retool. We don’t want to rebuild when we have this amount of talent on our team,” said Howie Roseman, the team’s executive […]
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Bears Draft Preview Capsule

87. CHICAGO (12-5) LAST SEASON: Bears made huge jump in first season under coach Matt Nagy, winning NFC North at 12-4 after four straight last-place finishes. Season ended with playoff loss to Philadelphia when former kicker Cody Parkey hit upright, crossbar on missed field goal in closing seconds. Bears had four All-Pros last season — […]
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Buccaneers Draft Preview Capsule

TAMPA BAY (5-11) LAST SEASON: Surprising 2-0 start, featuring confidence-building upsets of New Orleans and Philadelphia, dissolved into team’s second straight 5-11 finish and firing of coach Dirk Koetter. Missed playoffs for 11th consecutive year and haven’t won postseason game since 2002 Super Bowl run. QB Jameis Winston sat out three games while serving suspension […]
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Eagles Draft Preview Capsule

25. PHILADELPHIA (10-8) LAST SEASON: Despite losing three-fourths of starting secondary, top two running backs and quarterback Carson Wentz to injuries, Eagles led by Nick Foles earned wild-card berth and won playoff game in Chicago before barely falling short in New Orleans. FREE AGENCY: Lost Foles, LB Jordan Hicks, WRs Golden Tate and Jordan Matthews. […]
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Arrieta pitches into 9th, Phillies hold off Mets 3-2

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Jake Arrieta pitched neatly into the ninth inning, Scott Kingery and Cesar Hernandez hit solo homers and the Philadelphia Phillies beat the New York Mets 3-2 Wednesday. Hector Neris blew a 95 mph fastball past Keon Broxton with a 3-2 count and the bases loaded for the final out and his second […]
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2026 MLB All-Star Game will be in Philadelphia

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Baseball’s 2026 All-Star Game will be played in Philadelphia to mark the 250th anniversary of the Declaration of Independence. Commissioner Rob Manfred made the announcement Tuesday at Independence Hall with a cast of All-Stars past and present on stage behind him. Phillies Hall of Famer Mike Schmidt and six-time All-Star Bryce Harper […]
Tags: News, Sports, Ap, Mlb, Philadelphia, Rob Manfred, Bryce Harper, Mike Schmidt, Phillies Hall of Famer

Flyers’ Free Agency Targets: Karlsson & Karlsson

The Philadelphia Flyers would be best served this offseason by targeting Karlsson, or perhaps Karlsson. On second thought, they should go after both of them. I’m talking, of course, about Erik Karlsson of the San Jose Sharks, and William Karlsson of the Vegas Golden Knights. The Flyers are getting a close look at both of these potential free agents while they battle against each other in the first round of the Stanley Cup Playoffs. The addition of these two talented players would fill major h...
Tags: Sport, Ap, Philadelphia, Hockey, William, San Jose Sharks, Sharks, Erik, Philadelphia Flyers, Flyers, Ottawa Senators, Columbus Blue Jackets, Jakub Voracek, Norris Trophy, Erik Karlsson, Sean Couturier

What Does Early Playoff Drama Signal for the Rest of the 2019 NBA Postseason?

Much of recent NBA playoff history has been devoid of drama. For the last four seasons, a Warriors/Cavaliers finals matchup has basically been a foregone conclusion from the outset.However, the rash of early upsets in the 2019 playoffs have given hope that this postseason will feature far moreintrigue.Or have they?The Early Upset CrowdAll told, three underdogs pulled upsets in Game 1 of their respective series:The Nets handled the 76ers pretty decisively, winning 111-102 in Philadelphia.The Mag...
Tags: Facebook, Utah, Milwaukee, Toronto, Sport, West, Nba, Rockets, Philadelphia, Houston, Detroit, Denver, Houston Rockets, Golden State Warriors, Warriors, Milwaukee Bucks

Lagares’ heads-up baserunning helps Mets top Phils 7-6 in 11

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Once he got the ball, Edwin Diaz made sure he finished. Juan Lagares scored from second base on Michael Conforto’s hard grounder to first in the 11th inning, and Diaz struck out the 3-4-5 batters to preserve the New York Mets’ 7-6 victory over the Philadelphia Phillies on a blustery Monday night. […]
Tags: News, Sports, Ap, Philadelphia, New York Mets, Philadelphia Phillies, Mets, Diaz, Phils, Michael Conforto, Juan Lagares, Edwin Diaz

Lagares’ heads-up baserunning helps Mets beat Phillies 7-6

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Juan Lagares scored from second base on Michael Conforto’s hard grounder in the 11th inning and the New York Mets beat the Philadelphia Phillies 7-6 on Monday night. Lagares led off with an infield single against Pat Neshek (0-1), and Brandon Nimmo walked. Two outs later, Conforto hit a sharp grounder that […]
Tags: News, Sports, Ap, Philadelphia, New York Mets, Philadelphia Phillies, Phillies, Mets, Michael Conforto, Conforto, Juan Lagares, Pat Neshek, Lagares, Brandon Nimmo

Phillies’ David Robertson goes on 10-day injured list

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Phillies reliever David Robertson has been placed on the 10-day injured list because of a sore right elbow. Right-hander Drew Anderson was recalled from Triple-A Lehigh Valley to take Robertson’s spot. The moves were announced before Monday night’s game against the New York Mets. Phillies manager Gabe Kapler said Robertson will have […]
Tags: News, Sports, Ap, Philadelphia, Phillies, Robertson, David Robertson, Lehigh Valley, Drew Anderson, Gabe Kapler, New York Mets Phillies

NHL News & Notes: Kadri, Vigneault, Simmonds & More

In today’s News & Notes, Nazem Kadri has been suspended, the Philadelphia Flyers have hired Alain Vigneault as their head coach, the Nashville Predators will be without Wayne Simmonds and Brian Boyle for a while and Joe Thornton will have a hearing for an illegal check to the head. Kadri Suspended for Remainder of the First Round The Toronto Maple Leafs will be without Kadri for the remainder of the first round of the playoffs as the veteran forward has been suspended by the NHL for an i...
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Flyers hire Alain Vigneault as head coach

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — The Philadelphia Flyers have hired Alain Vigneault as head coach. Vigneault has led the New York Rangers and Vancouver Canucks to the Stanley Cup final and takes over a Flyers team that missed the playoffs for the second time in three seasons. Flyers general manager Chuck Fletcher made his first big move […]
Tags: News, Sports, Ap, Philadelphia, New York Rangers, Philadelphia Flyers, Flyers, Vancouver Canucks, Vigneault, Alain Vigneault, Chuck Fletcher

Flyers Hire Vigneault as Head Coach

The Philadelphia Flyers have hired Alain Vigneault as their new head coach, the team announced Monday. Vigneault most recently worked as the head coach of the New York Rangers for five seasons from 2013-14 until 2017-18. BREAKING: The #Flyers have named Alain Vigneault as the 21st head coach in franchise history!— Philadelphia Flyers (@NHLFlyers) April 15, 2019 “We are extremely excited to have Alain join this franchise and lead our team behind the bench for...
Tags: New York, News, Sport, Philadelphia, Hockey, NHL, New York Rangers, Montreal Canadiens, Philadelphia Flyers, Flyers, Vigneault, Alain Vigneault, Fletcher, Chuck Fletcher, Alain, Jim Cerny

The New Head Coach For The Philadelphia Flyers Is Alain Vigneault

via the Philadelphia Flyers, The Philadelphia Flyers have appointed Alain Vigneault as the 21st head coach in franchise history, signing him to a multi-year contract, according to Executive Vice President & General Manager Chuck Fletcher. "We are extremely excited to have Alain join this franchise and lead our team behind the bench for many years to come," said Fletcher. "He brings a tremendous amount of success over an extended period of time that will prove valuable to our team to t...
Tags: Chuck, Sport, Philadelphia, NHL, Philadelphia Flyers, Flyers, Vigneault, Alain Vigneault, Fletcher, Chuck Fletcher, Alain

NHL Rumors: Babcock, Canadiens, Flyers, More

In today’s NHL rumor rundown, there are more conversations about the future for Nazem Kadri and, in some respects, that carries over to questions about the future of head coach Mike Babcock. There are also rumors that the Montreal Canadiens have made a shopping list of players for the offseason and the Philadelphia Flyers will look to improve their defense with a veteran either by free agency or trade. Questions About Mike Babcock? Kevin McGran of the Toronto Sun wrote in his mailbag s...
Tags: Sport, Gm, Nashville, Philadelphia, Hockey, NHL, Babcock, Detroit, San Jose Sharks, Sharks, New York Islanders, Montreal Canadiens, Canadiens, Lee, Islanders, Philadelphia Flyers

Report: Lakers to interview Monty Williams, Juwan Howard in coming week

Looking for their sixth head coach in nine seasons, the Lakers are reportedly setting up interviews this week. According to an ESPN report, the team is scheduled to meet with two high-profile assistants for the opening: Philadelphia 76ers assistant Monty Williams and Miami Heat assistant Juwan Howard. They’ve received approval to speak with both from their respective teams. The Lakers are also interested in Tyronn Lue, the former Cleveland Cavaliers coach who went to three consecutive Finals wit...
Tags: Sports, Sacramento Kings, Memphis Grizzlies, Sport, Soccer, Williams, Nba, Miami, Philadelphia, Michigan, Espn, Cleveland Cavaliers, Lebron James, Johnson, Cleveland, Brooklyn Nets

Home-court advantage? Warriors had it, now 76ers need it

Opening day of the NBA postseason was no time to be home. Not home for the summer. Home for a game. Only the Golden State Warriors managed to win there Saturday in a rough day for the higher seeds. Both No. 2s lost, and the Brooklyn Nets won the game and the crowd in Philadelphia, […]
Tags: News, Sports, Nba, Philadelphia, Brooklyn Nets, Golden State Warriors

Segura homers in 14th, Phillies top Marlins 3-1

MIAMI (AP) — Jean Segura’s two-run homer to left in the 14th inning put Philadelphia on top, and the Phillies beat the Miami Marlins 3-1 on Sunday in the longest game of the young season for either team. Andrew McCutchen tripled to the wall in left-center, and Segura followed with his first home run of […]
Tags: News, Sports, Ap, Miami, Philadelphia, Marlins, Miami Marlins, Segura, Phillies, Andrew McCutchen, Jean Segura, 14th Phillies

GAME RECAP: Nets 111, Sixers 102

D'Angelo Russell puts up 26 points and dishes out four assists as Brooklyn defeats Philadelphia and take Game 1 of the series.
Tags: News, Sports, Brooklyn, Philadelphia, Angelo Russell

Who will be the Lakers’ next head coach? Here are 5 potential candidates

Who will be the next head coach of the Lakers? It’s an all-too-familiar question for a franchise that has lacked stability since its last championship in 2010. The team is looking for its sixth coach since then, a list which includes Phil Jackson, Mike Brown, Mike D’Antoni, Byron Scott and Luke Walton (with Bernie Bickerstaff serving as interim head coach in 2012). Now with Walton out, the Lakers are combing through names yet again. With General Manager Rob Pelinka running the search, absent a p...
Tags: Usa, Boston, Sports, Sport, Soccer, Williams, Steve Ballmer, Nba, Philadelphia, Michigan, Espn, Cleveland Cavaliers, Lebron James, Anthony Davis, Jackson, Johnson

Bad knee makes Embiid doubtful for 76ers in Game 1 vs. Nets

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Joel Embiid could start the postseason on the bench. Embiid, the Philadelphia 76ers’ All-Star center, is doubtful to play Saturday in Game 1 of the first-round playoff series against the Brooklyn Nets because of tendinitis in his left knee that cost him most of the final month of the season “If I […]
Tags: News, Sports, Ap, Philadelphia, Brooklyn Nets, Joel Embiid

Zlatan Ibrahimovic and Galaxy aim to keep streaks alive vs. Philadelphia

Zlatan Ibrahimovic is off to a strong start, just as everyone expected after his 22-goal debut last season. Ibrahimovic has scored at least a goal in each of the three games he’s played this season. He converted a pair of penalty kicks in the Galaxy’s 2-1 win over the Portland Timbers on March 31. He should have had two last week when the Galaxy defeated the Vancouver Whitecaps, but one was ruled offside. What does he have in store for Saturday night against the Philadelphia Union? (7:30 p.m. at...
Tags: Sports, Sport, Soccer, Italy, Portland, Zlatan Ibrahimovic, Mls, Philadelphia, Vancouver, Toronto FC, Orlando City SC, Columbus Crew, Philadelphia Union, Portland Timbers, Palermo, Bologna

Maple Leafs’ Game 1 Victory: 11 Thoughts

The Toronto Maple Leafs skated out of TD Gardens last night with a convincing 4-1 win over the Boston Bruins. After a season where the Bruins beat on the Maple Leafs, the nature of the win was surprisingly . In fact, Game 1 wins are rare for the Maple Leafs. The last time they won the first game of a series was on April 9, 2003, when they beat the Philadelphia Flyers. Related: Bruins or Maple Leafs – Who Beats Who? Based upon my view, I have compiled 11 thoughts about this game. Some ar...
Tags: Washington, Sport, Philadelphia, Hockey, Babcock, Boston Bruins, Bruins, Patrice Bergeron, Maple Leafs, Toronto Maple Leafs, Brown, Nicklas Backstrom, Moore, Zdeno Chara, TD Garden, Matthews

APNewsBreak: 2026 MLB All-Star Game in Philadelphia

NEW YORK (AP) — A person familiar with the planning tells The Associated Press that Major League Baseball will play the 2026 All-Star Game in Philadelphia to mark the 250th anniversary of the Declaration of Independence. The person spoke on condition of anonymity Thursday because no announcement had been made. A news conference is scheduled […]
Tags: New York, News, Sports, Ap, Mlb, Philadelphia, Associated Press

Stars Down Predators for 1-0 Series Lead – Heiskanen Tallies 2

NASHVILLE — Rookie Miro Heiskanen scored two goals in his first post-season game, and the Dallas Stars beat the Nashville Predators 3-2 on Wednesday night in Game 1 of their first-round Western Conference series. Heiskanen became the eighth rookie teenage defenceman in NHL history to score a goal in their first career playoff game and the first since Adam Larsson with New Jersey on May 1, 2012, against Philadelphia, according to NHL Stats. He also became the third-youngest with a multi-goal g...
Tags: Sport, Stars, West, New Jersey, Dallas, Nashville, Philadelphia, Hockey, NHL, Bishop, Dallas Stars, Central Division, Nashville Predators, Bridgestone Arena, Brian Boyle, Ben Bishop

Hellickson, Adams, Rendon help Nationals rout Phillies 15-1

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Jeremy Hellickson pitched three-hit ball over six innings, Matt Adams drove in four runs and the Washington Nationals routed the Philadelphia Phillies 15-1 on Wednesday night. One night after wasting a five-run lead in a 10-6 loss in 10 innings, the Phillies were flat. Bryce Harper was 0 for 2 with a […]
Tags: News, Washington, Sports, Ap, Philadelphia, Philadelphia Phillies, Phillies, Jeremy Hellickson, Bryce Harper, Matt Adams, Hellickson Adams Rendon

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