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2017-03-25
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Prominent on the list of things most of us weren't expecting to be dropped into our Friday evening laps was a TIME magazine essay by Eagles owner Jeffrey Lurie, challenging America..
2017-03-24
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Prominent on the list of things most of us weren't expecting to be dropped into our Friday evening laps was a TIME magazine essay by Eagles owner Jeffrey Lurie, challenging America..
Neither sibling would say there is a particular "Valore" coaching style. Style, they said, is mostly on the surface anyway. "We have different ways of going about things," Jen Valo..
When Cherokee boys' basketball coach Eric Cassidy was asked to be the head coach of the West squad for Sunday's Albert J. Carino Basketball Club of South Jersey's 40th annual senio..
STORRS, Conn. - Kathy Auriemma leaned in to make herself heard. A section over, the Connecticut Huskies band had begun playing, and Gampel Pavilion was starting to fill up for the ..
When the sirloins were thick and rare, the whiskey cheap and plentiful, the wise guys brash and colorful, Lew Tendler's Restaurant was, as the Pabst Blue Ribbon sign over its bar p..
A small piece of news came out the other day that suggested the Eagles were mindful and appreciative of their history - if, being an idealistic sort, you were inclined to believe s..
Doug Zapf has always been one of the smaller guys in the wrestling room. It's part of why the Downingtown West junior fell in love with the sport in first grade. "I like that no ma..
Graham Alexander, the impresario of  Victor Talking Machine Co., places a silvery metal master platter on a special turntable. The machine’s backward spin may seem an apt meta..
It has been nearly two months since Danny Dimitri was killed in a school zone by an off-duty officer who sped down Cottman Avenue. The cop wasn’t heading anyplace special. He'd jus..
A small piece of news came out the other day that suggested the Eagles were mindful and appreciative of their history - if, being an idealistic sort, you were inclined to believe s..
These 12 companies below go way beyond standard health plans and 401Ks. Vacation trips, on-site gyms, and free food are among the many perks that these companies offer. Here's a sn..
It has been nearly two months since Danny Dimitri was killed in a school zone by an off-duty officer who sped down Cottman Avenue. The cop wasn’t heading anyplace special. He'd jus..
It's no secret that Sixers great Charles Barkley doesn't like Undisputed host Skip Bayless. Over the years, the current TNT basketball analyst has referred to Bayless as a "punk," ..
SAN JOSE, Calif. - When Bruce Arena watches Christian Pulisic practice and play, memories of coaching another young, dynamic attacker many years ago rise to the surface. "He does r..
Spring fever? More like liquidation season. And if you’ve been in the market for a new washer and dryer, now may be the time to visit HHGregg before all eight stores in the Ph..
STORRS, Conn. - Kathy Auriemma leaned in to make herself heard. A section over, the Connecticut Huskies band had begun playing, and Gampel Pavilion was starting to fill up for the ..
It's no secret that Sixers great Charles Barkley doesn't like Undisputed host Skip Bayless. Over the years, the current TNT basketball analysts has referred to Bayless as a "punk,"..
The number of throwing and pitching-related injuries in America is skyrocketing. It has been estimated that 25 percent of Major League Baseball players have already had elbow surge..
Intrigued by those “wait, there’s more” commercials for handy-dandy food-prep products? If so, you’d love attending -- as do I -- the annual International Home + Housewares show, w..
These truly are strange times. Last night, right around 7:30 p.m., Alshon Jeffery sent out a random tweet emphatically denying that he’d ever sought advice “from the media” before ..
On Tuesday evening, at exactly 6:24 Eastern time, Troy Vincent became the symbol for every football-following, fun-hating fuddy-duddy in America. The NFL's executive vice president..
SAN JOSE, Calif. (AP) - A new coach is making the decisions after a pair of historically bad games. Nearly half the projected starters are sidelined. Fans are freaking out that the..
These truly are strange times. Last night, right around 7:30 p.m., Alshon Jeffery sent out a random tweet emphatically denying that he’d ever sought advice “from the media” before ..
For the past half century, federal law has banned employers from discriminating against people based on their age. But since the early 1990s, corporate lawyers and conservative jud..
2017-03-23
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THIS WHOLE controversy over star players sitting out NBA regular season games in order to rest their bodies for the playoffs is all Brett Brown's fault. Well, kind of. Back in Nove..
On Tuesday evening, at exactly 6:24 Eastern time, Troy Vincent became the symbol for every football-following, fun-hating fuddy-duddy in America. The NFL's executive vice president..
More than two dozen calls came to developer Tom Scannapieco’s cellphone —  from across the city, the country, even from Zurich. “Is it true?” the callers asked. “Did Beyo..
WASHINGTON (AP) - John Thompson III was fired as Georgetown's basketball coach Thursday after two consecutive losing seasons at the school his father led to a national championship..
A Montgomery County high school baseball coach has been suspended after he allegedly choked a 12-year-old boy in Bucks County during a baseball training event last month for a yout..
The childhood sports trophy, as innocent and ubiquitous a memento of American youth as yearbooks and baby photos, recently has become the focus of a battle as nasty and intense as ..
UPDATE: Here's yet another twist in the plot. Lasana Liburd of Wired868.com reports that the Trinidad & Tobago Football Association is "refusing to allow broadcast rights holde..
The childhood trophy, as innocent and ubiquitous a memento of American youth as yearbooks and baby photos, recently has become the focus of a battle as nasty and intense as any NFL..
The lack of clarity might have been related to the fact that legal proceedings had been launched in Trinidad at the same time, as Telemundo had threatened to do in its U.S. court f..
Imagine going to a Capitals game in Pittsburgh in December to discover that Alex Ovechkin and Sidney Crosby were “resting” that night to keep themselves fresher for the playoffs. I..
More than two dozen calls came to developer Tom Scannapieco’s cellphone —  from across the city, the country, even from Zurich. “Is it true?” the callers asked. “Did Beyo..
CLEARWATER, Fla. — The morning after the death of one of only two men to walk this planet and guide the losingest franchise in sports to a championship, the other wore his fad..
One in an occasional series. In the house we lived in for the past 42 years, a split level, there are 7 steps down and 7 steps up. If you need to go to the basement, that's four mo..
Last week, retired CBS and ESPN broadcaster Brent Musburger, who hosts a sports gambling show on SiriusXM, told the Washington Post he never bet on the games he was calling. So muc..
A Montgomery County high school baseball coach has been suspended after he allegedly choked a 12-year-old boy in Bucks County during a baseball training event last month for a yout..
As kids, we were told to drink juice because it was good for us.  We used to drink just one small glass and never thought twice about it effecting our weight.  Today, bev..
As I sipped my Manhattan, a $9 cocktail made with Bulleit Rye and garnished with orange peel and cherry (a good, almost-black Luxardo cherry, not one of those glowing, Red #40-flav..
2017-03-22
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Henry Sims, James Anderson, Elliot Williams, Tony Wroten, Jarvis Varnado, Casper Ware, Brandon Davies, James Nunnally. WHEN BRETT BROWN took over the coaching position of the 76ers..
Life is full of big questions: How was Wisconsin an eight seed?  How can the Phillies leave Brock Stassi off their roster?  What would have happened if the Saints had agr..
He was florid-faced and silver-maned, a big, imposing man with a boom-box mouth to match, unwavering in his convictions and straight-from-the-shoulder with his opinions. George Dal..
Now that his college career is over, Villanova basketball star Josh Hart has signed with high-profile sports agency Roc Nation. That's the firm partly owned by Jay-Z. Roc Nation ha..
I hate writing this because I am a fan and proponent of women’s sports. I understand why the members of the United States women’s hockey team have threatened to boycott next month’..
In a cruel twist of the NHL's divisional playoff format, say goodbye to one of the three best teams in the league in the first round. "I don't think it was designed for this," Colu..
In a cruel twist of the NHL's divisional playoff format, say goodbye to one of the three best teams in the league in the first round. "I don't think it was designed for this," Colu..
Seth Williams likes to be of help. And he likes to be helped in return. With things like island suites and Vegas getaways, cold hard cash and secondhand sports cars, Louis Vuitton ..
In a cruel twist of the NHL's divisional playoff format, say goodbye to one of the three best teams in the league in the first round. "I don't think it was designed for this," Colu..
With the NCAA Women’s & Men’s Basketball Tournaments continuing, now is a great opportunity to try to understand the psychology of excellence.  It is one thing to attain, ..
Seth Williams likes to be of help. And he likes to be helped in return. With things like island suites and Vegas getaways, cold hard cash and secondhand sports cars, Louis Vuitton ..
2017-03-21
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CLEARWATER, Fla. - Hector Mercado pushed his pitcher. Not hard, just enough to get him off the top of the mound, where 7-foot Kyle Young stood, the midday sun over his head blindin..
Rufus Seth Williams likes to be of help. And he likes to be helped in return. With things like island suites and Vegas getaways, cold hard cash and secondhand sports cars, Louis Vu..
Rufus Seth Williams likes to be of help. And he likes to be helped in return. With things like island suites and Vegas getaways, cold hard cash and second-hand sports cars, Louis V..
It's fairly easy for a public school to win the Tournament of Champions in boys' basketball. All you need is for a player such as former Camden superstar Dajuan Wagner to develop i..
It's fairly easy for a public school to win the Tournament of Champions in boys' basketball. All you need is for a player such as former Camden superstar Dajuan Wagner to develop i..
Tentative Rosters for the 2017 Albert C. Donofrio Classic Chester County Dominik London Octorara Jr Malik Slay Downingtown East Jr Greg Barton Downingtown East Jr Alex Capitano Gre..
Usually presidents like to brag about creating jobs. Last night, Donald Trump took credit for keeping someone unemployed. Nearly two weeks into the NFL’s free agency period, former..
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - Google wants to make it easier for you to find answers and recommendations on smartphones without having to think about what to ask its search engine. Its new ..
Here are the 2016 fall-season college athletes who also excelled as students as selected by the Philadelphia Sports Information Directors Association. Penn junior wide receiver Jus..
Does your workday need a workout?  We know that sitting at your desk for prolonged periods of time will make your brain and body feel like mush.  Unfortunately, it can be..
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - Google wants to make it easier for you to find answers and recommendations on smartphones without having to think about what to ask its search engine. Its new ..
Usually presidents like to brag about creating jobs. Last night, Donald Trump took credit for keeping someone unemployed. Nearly two weeks into the NFL’s free agency period, former..
NEW YORK (AP) - Labrador retrievers have extended their record run as America's most popular dog breed, leading the American Kennel Club's new rankings for a 26th straight year. Bu..
2017-03-20
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No. 2 seed Kentucky topped No. 10 seed Wichita State in the NCAA tournament on Sunday, 65-63, but it seems as if everyone is more interested in what happened off the court with Lyn..
At last, the biggest mystery of Super Bowl LI (apart from why the Atlanta Falcons stopped running the ball) may have been solved. FBI and NFL security personnel believe they have f..
One of the first things apparent about Amy Helm – beyond the roots-rocking singer/songwriter’s rich heritage and her raw, silken baritone– on the day after her first residency date..
No. 2 seed Kentucky topped No. 10 seed Wichita State in the NCAA tournament on Sunday, 65-63, but it seems as if everyone is more interested in what happened off the court with Lyn..
No. 2 seed Kentucky topped No. 10 seed Wichita State in the NCAA tournament on Sunday, 65-63, but it seems as if everyone is more interested in what happened off the court with Lyn..
No. 2 seed Kentucky topped No. 10 seed Wichita State in the NCAA tournament on Sunday, 65-63, but it seems as if everyone is more interested in what happened off the court with Lyn..
One of the first things apparent about Amy Helm – beyond the roots-rocking singer/songwriter’s rich heritage – on the day after her first residency date at Milkboy Center City is t..
2017-03-19
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FOR Meghan Trainor it's all about the bass. For the rebuilding 76ers, it's all about the base. Brett Brown's squad lined up against Brad Stevens' Boston Celtics early Sunday aftern..
A high school basketball player who earns a scholarship to High Point or American or Lehigh or Lafayette or Rider or Marist or James Madison or Stony Brook is a special athlete. Le..
Spring cleaning can be cathartic and profitable. While donating or tossing out your unwanted goods is always an option, what about selling them? Here are a few suggestions on how t..
Back in January, when asked about the future of recently fired head coach Rex Ryan, Bill Cowher said, “I don’t see him coaching again in the National Football League as a head coac..
2017-03-18
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MONTPELIER, Vt. (AP) - The man who once helped pitch Dos Equis beer as the "most interesting man in the world" turned his attention from his favorite beer to his favorite beard by ..
MONTPELIER, Vt. (AP) - The man who once helped pitch Dos Equis beer as the "most interesting man in the world" is turning his attention from his favorite beer to his favorite beard..
2017-03-17
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Ron Wister still loves basketball. He still loves coaching, too. But after 27 seasons as the boys' basketball coach at Haddon Township High School, Wister knew it was the right tim..
BUFFALO - When Ethan Happ began playing basketball, he was a point guard, and he was fairly certain he would remain a point guard. Every day in the driveway, he did ball-handling d..
Ron Wister still loves basketball. He still loves coaching, too. But after 27 seasons as the boys' basketball coach at Haddon Township High School, Wister knew it was the right tim..
Telemundo, a subsidiary of Philadelphia-based Comcast, has sued two marketing firms which it alleges are assisting the Trinidad & Tobago Football Association in a "shakedown" o..
On Thursday night, when Villanova fans tuned in to CBS to watch the Wildcats face Mount St. Mary's in the first round of the NCAA Tournament, they heard a familiar voice calling th..
Telemundo, a subsidiary of Philadelphia-based Comcast, has sued two marketing firms which it alleges are assisting the Trinidad & Tobago Football Association in a "shakedown" o..
On Thursday night, when Villanova fans tuned in to CBS to watch the Wildcats face Mount St. Mary's in the first round of the NCAA Tournament, they heard a familiar voice calling th..