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2017-01-22
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During a pre-renovation visit, an engineer on a ladder spotted a door high up a wall in Haverford College's old gym, and opened it. "Dave, I think you better come up here," the eng..
2017-01-21
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Chuck Moore expected his youth-laden Coatesville squad to experience considerable growing pains this season. Instead, the Red Raiders are 12-3 overall and 7-0 in the Ches-Mont Leag..
Matt Ryan was the best high school quarterback in Philadelphia in 2002. A scholarship waited at Boston College, and his size and ability would later make him one of the NFL's elite..
Back in November, with Aaron Rodgers just beginning a supernatural stretch of quarterback play that has the Green Bay Packers one victory away from the Super Bowl, he said somethin..
WASHINGTON - President Donald Trump signed an executive order late Friday giving federal agencies broad powers to unwind regulations created under the Affordable Care Act, which mi..
THE EMOTIONS that Joel Embiid can elicit from 76ers fans were on full display in the span of seconds Friday against the Portland Trail Blazers at the Wells Fargo Center. And that w..
By all accounts, Joey Greenstein Jr.'s third-quarter jump shot on Jan. 12 had no business going into the basket. The Franklin Towne Charter senior hoisted a three-pointer from the ..
First lady Melania Trump stepped into the Liberty Ball on Friday night in a vanilla, off-the-shoulder crepe sheath she helped create with designer Hervé Pierre. That slit crept all..
2017-01-20
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Matt Ryan was the best high school quarterback in Philadelphia in 2002. A scholarship waited at Boston College, and his size and ability would later make him one of the NFL's elite..
By all accounts, Joey Greenstein Jr.'s third-quarter jump shot on Jan. 12 had no business going in the basket. The Franklin Towne Charter senior hoisted a three-pointer from the co..
AS I WATCHED the college football season come to an end in the BCS title game a few weeks ago with Clemson's thrilling victory over Alabama, it occurred to me that I enjoy watching..
Matt Ryan was the best high school quarterback in Philadelphia in 2002. A scholarship waited at Boston College, and his size and ability would later make him one of the NFL's elite..
In a familiar photograph taken at Cooperstown on June 12, 1939, the day the National Baseball Hall of Fame and Museum was dedicated there, 10 of the 11 living Hall members are awkw..
Outcome determined in this girls' high school game, reserves getting time, two men sitting just past a basket at Cardinal O'Hara High, an 82-year-old and a 72-year-old, were: (a) f..
There is this photo of Aaron Nola that might sicken your stomach. Gene J. Puskar, a photographer with the Associated Press, took it last year on Saturday, July 23, in Pittsburgh. T..
I should put in for worker’s comp for the extensive injuries I sustained watching the insulting, abysmal 3-D action thriller ---: Return of Xander Cage, which  left me deeply ..
  Here are the seven South Jersey groups under the proposed changes to the public-school playoff system in football: South Jersey Group 1 Asbury Park  Burlington City &nb..
  Drastic changes to the public-school football playoff system were proposed during a meeting of representatives of the state's football conferences and NJSIAA officials on Th..
There is this photo of Aaron Nola that might sicken your stomach. Gene J. Puskar, a photographer with the Associated Press, took it last year on Saturday, July 23, in Pittsburgh. T..
--- Vitale doesn't merely have his finger on the pulse of college basketball. In many respects, Vitale is the pulse of college basketball. His enthusiastic free associations durin..
Back in November, with Aaron Rodgers just beginning a supernatural stretch of quarterback play that has the Green Bay Packers one victory away from the Super Bowl, he said somethin..
There is this photo of Aaron Nola that might sicken your stomach. Gene J. Puskar, a photographer with the Associated Press, took it last year on Saturday, July 23, in Pittsburgh. T..
LAS VEGAS (AP) - Billionaire Sheldon Adelson's casino company is paying almost $7 million to U.S. authorities to end a more than five-year corrupt practices investigation of the fi..
Before Evan Mathis' first practice with the Eagles, Howie Roseman walked up to the free-agent offensive lineman and asked, "Are you going to make me look smart?" Mathis replied to ..
2017-01-19
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JOEL EMBIID hits a three, deposits a vicious dunk, blocks a shot into oblivion and almost immediately looks to the crowd to encourage louder positive reaction in Wednesday's 94-89 ..
On Jan. 2, Evan Mathis bid adieu to the NFL in typical Mathis fashion – with an ironic post on Twitter. “How do I announce my retirement?” the former Eagles guard tweeted. Mathis c..
Phillies fans in the Philadelphia region who have waited for years to watch games on their computers, smartphones, tablets and other mobile devices will finally get their wish this..
Before Evan Mathis' first practice with the Eagles, Howie Roseman walked up to the free-agent offensive lineman and asked, "Are you going to make me look smart?" Mathis replied to ..
Before Evan Mathis' first practice with the Eagles, Howie Roseman walked up to the free-agent offensive lineman and asked, "Are you going to make me look smart?" Mathis replied to ..
JOEL EMBIID hits a three, deposits a vicious dunk, blocks a shot into oblivion and almost immediately looks to the crowd to encourage louder positive reaction in Wednesday's 94-89 ..
Phillies fans in the Philadelphia region who have waited for years to watch games on their computers, smartphones, tablets and other mobile devices will finally get their wish this..
Nearly every year, some brands goes too far with their Super Bowl commercial, crafting a 30-second spot that's deemed too ---, provocative or offensive to air. In some cases, comp..
Nearly every year, some brands goes too far with their Super Bowl commercial, crafting a 30 second spot that's deemed too ---, provocative or offensive to air. In some cases, comp..
The Jacksonville Jaguars have finally settled on an offensive coordinator, and his name is not Chip Kelly. Despite a report from NFL Network insider Ian Rapoport that Kelly already..
Phillies fans in the Philadelphia region who have waited for years to watch games on their computers, smartphones, tablets and other mobile devices will finally get their wish this..
Mr. Thomson drove a red MG. Sometimes he had his big shaggy dog with him in the sports car. He played piano at school musicals and coached wrestling, too. He took boys on ski trips..
Phillies fans in the Philadelphia region who have waited for years to watch games on their computers, smartphones, tablets and other mobile devices will finally get their wish this..
Marc Narducci has been covering sports for the Inquirer since 1983. He has covered everything from South Jersey high schools to all the professional teams. Currently his main beat ..
Does your workout need an energy boost?  If you are a few weeks into your New Year, new me program and the ticker on your motivation monitor is quickly dropping, it’s time to ..
If the latest episode of It’s Always Sunny in Philadelphia proved anything, it’s that the show needs more Bonnie Kelly and Mrs. Mac — even if the footage is filmed without their kn..
2017-01-18
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Maybe Curt Schilling was right. Maybe his outspoken and shrill support of Donald Trump did cost him election to baseball's Hall of Fame. If that's what happened, the former Phillie..
THERE WAS a time in this city's not-so-distant past when a manager would have been risking his reputation and perhaps even his job in speaking the words that Pete Mackanin spoke at..
EVERY YEAR, the National Baseball Hall of Fame tasks accredited baseball journalists to decide which two or three players will be enshrined on a summer day in a small town in the b..
Maybe Curt Schilling was right. Maybe his outspoken and shrill support of Donald Trump did cost him election to baseball's Hall of Fame. If that's what happened, the former Phillie..
Maybe Curt Schilling was right. Maybe his outspoken and shrill support of Donald Trump did cost him election to baseball's Hall of Fame. If that's what happened, the former Phillie..
Mr. Thomson drove a red MG. Sometimes he had his big shaggy dog with him in the sports car. He played piano at school musicals and coached wrestling, too. He took boys on ski trips..
Television host Kelly Ripa, soccer star Carli Lloyd, and former heavyweight boxer Chuck Wepner, who reportedly inspired Rocky, are among the 15 people inducted into the New Jersey ..
Rick O'Brien has been writing for the Inquirer since 1993, primarily covering high school sports in Southeastern Pennsylvania. He focuses on football and boys' basketball and baseb..
You might not have heard of the Black Basketball Hall of Fame. Perhaps that's because it inducted its first class in late December, or perhaps because it doesn't have an actual hal..
Mr. Thomson drove a red MG. Sometimes he had his big shaggy dog with him in the sports car. He played piano at school musicals and coached wrestling, too. He took boys on ski trips..
The Towers family bought Alexa, Amazon Echo's intelligent personal assistant, just before the Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.'s birthday. So their first request of her was to hear ..
You might not have heard of the Black Basketball Hall of Fame. Perhaps that's because it inducted its first class in late December, or perhaps because it doesn't have an actual hal..
Television host Kelly Ripa, soccer star Carli Lloyd, and former heavyweight boxer Chuck Wepner, who reportedly inspired Rocky, are among the 15-person list of 2016 inductees into t..
Mr. Thomson drove a red MG. Sometimes, he had his big shaggy dog with him in the sports car. He played piano at school musicals and coached wrestling, too. He took boys on ski trip..
Television host Kelly Ripa, soccer star Carli Lloyd and former heavyweight boxer Chuck Wepner, who reportedly inspired Rocky, are among the 15-person list of 2016 inductees into th..
On the latest episode of Not Another Philly Sports Talk Show, Inquirer columnist Mike Sielski and Daily News columnist David Murphy spend the first half of the show ..
Mr. Thomson drove a red MG. Sometimes, he had his big shaggy dog with him in the sports car. He played piano at school musicals and coached wrestling, too. He took boys on ski trip..
Mr. Thomson drove a red MG. Sometimes, he had his big shaggy dog with him in the sports car. He played piano at school musicals and coached wrestling, too. He took boys on ski trip..
Editor's Note: In July, Philly.com launched its first contest to find Philly's Next Top Trainer. Over 1,000 readers voted and local trainer Nick Deacon's video on how to keep your ..
Mr. Thomson drove a red MG. Sometimes, he had his big shaggy dog with him in the sports car. He played piano at school musicals and coached wrestling, too. He took boys on ski trip..
NEW YORK — Exactly one week after becoming president-elect, Donald Trump stepped outside his namesake fortress here for the first time. He ventured just five blocks, to dinner at t..
Back in November, with Aaron Rodgers just beginning a supernatural stretch of quarterback play that has the Green Bay Packers one victory away from the Super Bowl, he said somethin..
2017-01-17
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Back in November, just days before Aaron Rodgers began his supernatural stretch of quarterback play that has the Green Bay Packers one victory away from the Super Bowl, he said som..
THE NBA has tried too hard to push the Golden State Warriors against the Cleveland Cavaliers as some kind of rivalry for the new millennium. Yes, the Cavaliers and Warriors have pl..
Curt Schilling and I do not agree on much. Schilling, for instance, posted on Twitter in November that it's "awesome" when someone pulls on a T-shirt that reads: Rope. Tree. Journa..
The news of New Orleans landing WrestleMania in 2018 was music to some fans’ ears, but not so much to the ones in Philadelphia, as it meant the city was passed over once again for ..
Just days before Aaron Rodgers began the supernatural stretch of quarterback play that has the Green Bay Packers one victory away from the Super Bowl, he said something insightful ..
Selection Day By Aravind Adiga Scribner. 344 pp. $26. Reviewed by Mike Fischer The most obnoxious soccer parent is no match for Mohan Kumar, bullying father of two cricket-playing ..
NEWARK, N.J. (AP) - Supporters of legalized sports gambling in New Jersey and several other states were handed a small victory Tuesday when the U.S. Supreme Court delayed a ruling ..
It was just a month ago when the following was a rhetorical question: Which professional coach in town is most likely to be fired next? I forget how high the percentage was when th..
NEWARK, N.J. (AP) - Supporters of legalized sports gambling in New Jersey and several other states were dealt a no-decision of sorts Tuesday when the U.S. Supreme Court delayed a r..
Speaking American How Y'all, Youse, and You Guys Talk By Josh Katz Houghton Mifflin Harcourt. 224 pp. $25. How to Speak Midwestern By Edward McClelland Belt. 120 pp. $16.95. R..
Temple (10-9 overall, 1-5 American Athletic Conference) at No. 20 Cincinnati (15-2, 5-0). When: Wednesday 7 p.m., Fifth Third Arena (13,176), Cincinnati, Ohio. Television: CBS Spor..
2017-01-16
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Vaughn Johnson is the overnight sports producer, and also runs the "Squared Circle" blog on Philly.com, which covers the world of professional wrestling in Philadelphia and beyond...
LAWRENCE, Kan. (AP) - Villanova coach Jay Wright likes this vantage point just fine. The Wildcats are back on top. "It was great to be No. 1. I'd much rather be No. 1 than three," ..
The Phillies appear to have found the veteran hitter they sought this offseason as reports surfaced Monday afternoon that the team is close to signing outfielder Michael Saunders. ..
Fox Sports host Skip Bayless and his endless Dallas Cowboys trolling is just about as predictable as Andy Reid’s poor clock management. So after Aaron Rodgers' masterful 36-yard pa..
Martin Luther King Jr. Day events are in full swing around the Philadelphia area. From bookcase-building to sandwich-making to a march, people in the region were honoring King's le..
According to ESPN NFL insider Adam Schefter, the Jacksonville Jaguars interviewed the former Eagles coach before hiring Doug Marrone to fill their head coaching vacancy. The Jaguar..
Fox Sports host Skip Bayless and his endless Dallas Cowboys trolling is just about as predictable as Andy Reid’s poor clock management. So after Aaron Rodgers' masterful 36-yard pa..
They wanted recognition of their right to unionize, which they'd done. They wanted their labor commensurately compensated rather than leaving them at the poverty line, or below. Th..
ON SATURDAY, Houston Texans running back Tyler Ervin left in the second quarter of a 34-16 loss to the New England Patriots after suffering what was later diagnosed as a concussion..
Following the Dallas' last-second loss to the Green Bay Packers, Sportsradio 94.1 WIP host Glen Macnow shared a now-classic 2013 photo of two dejected fans: Cowboys owner Jerry Jon..
Following the Dallas Cowboys' last-second loss to the Green Bay Packers, Sportsradio 94.1 WIP host Glen Macnow shared a now-classic photo of two dejected fans: Cowboys owner Jerry ..
Fox Sports host Skip Bayless and his endless Dallas Cowboys trolling is just about as predictable as Andy Reid’s poor clock management. So after Aaron Rodgers masterful 36-yard pas..
At the Convention Centers Conventions expecting 500 or more to attend.    Date Attendance    Philadelphia Home Show - Marketplace Events1   ..
2017-01-15
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ON SATURDAY, Houston Texans running back Tyler Ervin left in the second quarter of a 34-16 loss to the New England Patriots after suffering what was later diagnosed as a concussion..
A touchdown reception, a kickoff return for a score and a late touchdown run. Lewis became the first player in the Super Bowl era to score a rushing touchdown, receiving touchdown ..
According to ESPN NFL insider Adam Schefter, the Jacksonville Jaguars interviewed the former Eagles coach prior to hiring Doug Marrone to fill their head coaching vacancy. The Jagu..
A touchdown reception, a kickoff return for a score and a late touchdown run. Lewis became the first player in the Super Bowl era to score a rushing touchdown, receiving touchdown ..
Whatever Christmas presents the four seniors from Palmyra High School were planning to buy several days before the holiday in that Cherry Hill sporting goods store, the thought lef..
A touchdown reception, a kickoff return for a score and a late touchdown run. Yes, Patriots running back Dion Lewis had a record-setting game during New England's 34-16 drubbing of..
LOS ANGELES - The presentation of this year's Walt Chyzowych Award at the NSCAA Convention came with a twist. Given the timing of the launch and the location of its debut, it was o..
Rick O'Brien has been writing for the Inquirer since 1993, primarily covering high school sports in Southeastern Pennsylvania. He focuses on football and boys' basketball and baseb..
2017-01-14
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For a while she tried to reconcile the voices appealing to two parts of her: the cheers for her favorite NFL team and the soft desperation of the women who leaned on her for suppor..
LOS ANGELES - Major League Soccer's geographic reach across North America is so widespread now that there's only one day each year when the entire league community is in one room. ..