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2017-06-22
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Back in May, several staffers working on ESPN Radio’s Mike & Mike show spoke to Sports Illustrated’s Richard Deitsch, and they painted a picture of a tense set on which hosts M..
Back in May, several staffers working on ESPN Radio’s Mike & Mike show spoke to Sports Illustrated’s Richard Deitsch, and they painted a picture of a tense set on which hosts M..
The Sixers just had their worst four-season record in franchise history and have never been more popular. It is a fascinating dichotomy, one I discovered through years on the front..
It’s a long rebuilding process. Good things are coming — but 2017 is not the year, not yet. Yes, there are some retreads and some has-beens in the starting line-up, but there are s..
The Sixers just had their worst four-season record in franchise history and have never been more popular. It is a fascinating dichotomy, one I discovered through years on the front..
2017-06-21
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It’s a long rebuilding process. Good things are coming — but 2017 is not the year, not yet. Yes, there are some retreads and some has-beens in the starting line-up, but there are s..
THE THOUGHT crossed my mind sometime between the wedding proposal and the raising of the banner featuring the former general manager's face. This was a little over a month ago, on ..
The school-record four MLB draft picks Penn produced last week were around last year, too. But they could not attract pro teams’ attention to University City. This spring, that cha..
Nolan Patrick’s injury-plagued season — he recovered from two sports hernias — does not concern New Jersey general manager Ray Shero, whose team has the No. 1 overall pick in Frida..
Josh Zamot, one of the top two-way quarterbacks in South Jersey, has transferred to Holy Spirit High School from St. Augustine Prep, the Inquirer has learned. Holy Spirit's Dean of..
THE PARENTS: Sissy Gault, 32, and Jon Gault, 33, of Spring City THE KIDS: Ripley Muirhead, 4½; Landon Muirhead, born November 29, 2016 AN EARLY DATING MEMORY: October 2004 — the Ya..
2017-06-20
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The man at the front of the room did not act like somebody riding the crest of a paradigm shift. Bryan Colangelo said he was excited, but he certainly did not sound it, or look it...
Fred Shero coached the Flyers to Stanley Cup championships in 1974 and 1975. Forty-two years later, his son, Ray, is indirectly going to play a huge role in molding the franchise’s..
After a year-long hiatus, Ray Lewis is back on TV. The two-time Super Bowl champion and former ESPN host is joining Fox Sports as an NFL analyst, news that was announced on FS1’s U..
When Jeff Bezos first launched Amazon.com in 1994, he gave himself a 30 percent chance of success — slightly better than the 1 in 10 odds for internet start-ups. “That’s actually a..
With summer’s arrival, many Philadelphians are looking for a way out of Philly to take a little break from city life. But those flighty locals among us may want to reconsider their..
There have been few times in Jim Ross’ career that he has been so excited to provide play-by-play commentary for an event, but that is the case for the event he is set to call July..
First off, we’re going to refer to this as the Markelle Fultz trade, because that’s what it is. Bryan Colangelo wouldn’t acknowledge it on Monday afternoon, but we’re not bound by ..
2017-06-19
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Pay-TV operators could lose one million subscribers this quarter, a Wall Street analyst says. John Hodulik, telecom analyst at UBS, projected the bleak period for cable-TV, satelli..
Thousands of spectators cheered Sunday’s irresistibly joyful Philly Pride Parade as it wound its way from 13th and Locust Streets to the Independence Mall judging stand, where it t..
Yes, the Sixers’ fan base took well to the official news Monday afternoon that the team had traded up to get the No. 1 overall pick in Thursday’s NBA draft. Within minutes of the a..
BOSTON (AP) - Federal regulators are challenging the planned merger of FanDuel and DraftKings, saying the combination of the two largest daily fantasy sports sites would create a c..
Pay-TV operators could lose one million subscribers this quarter, a Wall Street analyst says. John Hodulik, telecom analyst at UBS, projected the bleak period for cable-TV, satelli..
A complete list of companies that want to grow and process medical marijuana in Pennsylvania was released Friday by the state Department of Health. If all goes as planned, the stat..
When retail chains close stores, it can be a blow for small businesses near the shuttered merchants. Or it can be a blessing. Many shoppers will gravitate to a smaller store when a..
Thousands of spectators cheered Sunday’s irresistibly joyful Philly Pride Parade as it wound its way from 13th and Locust Streets to the Independence Mall judging stand, where it t..
2017-06-18
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Thousands of spectators cheered Sunday’s irresistibly joyful Philly Pride Parade as it wound its way from 13th and Locust Streets to the Independence Mall judging stand, where it t..
Thousands of spectators cheered Sunday’s irresistibly joyful Philly Pride Parade as it wound its way from 13th and Locust streets to the Independence Mall judging stand, where it t..
Thousands of spectators cheered Sunday’s irresistibly joyful Philly Pride Parade as it wound its way from 13th and Locust to the Independence Mall judging stand, where it turned Ma..
The scouting director of an NHL draft publication ranks center Nolan Patrick as this year’s best prospect, but he believes the New Jersey Devils will select center Nico Hischier wi..
2017-06-17
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Middle Township senior Bridget Ruskey never gave it a second thought. In this era of specialization, the possibility of concentrating on one sport was never an option. The reasonin..
No matter how far back you look or how gentlemanly the game, you'll find that sports has never been a perfect sanctuary. That was no less true last week at a blood-stained ballfiel..
2017-06-16
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MIAMI — President Donald Trump, denouncing what he called his predecessor's "terrible and misguided" opening to Cuba, outlined a new policy Friday that seeks to curb commercia..
Willingboro Township’s beleaguered mayor resigned Friday, just one week after winning a contested primary race for reelection to another term. Chris Walker, a Democrat, won the pri..
Willingboro Township’s beleaguered mayor resigned Friday, just one week after winning a contested primary race for re-election to another term. Chris Walker, a Democrat, won in the..
You couldn’t blame their skepticism. This bald-headed guy in his 50s wearing cargo shorts pops out of his car on Kingsessing Avenue, starts into this spiel. Mike Gibson looks more ..
Bill Sniffen, 65, a longtime editor and an even-keeled presence at the Inquirer, died Sunday, June 11, at Bryn Mawr Hospital of pneumonia after an unspecified long illness. Mr. Sni..
Band Aid is a movie with an all-female crew, but it’s not especially ladylike. The frequently funny, just as frequently bawdy Band Aid comes by its R rating honestly, and honesty i..
Bill Sniffen, 65, a longtime editor and even-keeled presence at The Inquirer, died Sunday, June 11, at Bryn Mawr Hospital of pneumonia after an unspecified long illness. Mr. Sniffe..
You couldn’t blame their skepticism. This bald-headed guy in his 50s wearing cargo shorts pops out of his car on Kingsessing Avenue, starts into this spiel. Mike Gibson looks more ..
It is Father’s Day, and although we don’t know your preferences in neckties or golf shirts, and we’re pretty sure you don’t need another talking Homer Simpson beer-bottle open..
2017-06-15
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The Philadelphia Sports Hall of Fame announced its Class of 2017 inductees on Thursday, with Eagles Hall of Fame quarterback Randall Cunningham highlighting this year's group. Cunn..
Malik Monk knows he doesn’t pass the eye test. So it doesn’t bother the former Kentucky standout when critics doubt that his slight frame will be durable enough to defend NBA shoot..
Whenever health reporter Sam Wood writes about restaurant health code violations, our readers respond passionately. But this month’s installment brought even more response tha..
  Dylan Maria woke up Thursday morning, got dressed and went to school. "Just like a normal day," the Highland High School sophomore said. Maria was sitting in Spanish cl..
Comcast Spectacor, the parent company of the Flyers and Spectra, is adding another hockey team to its portfolio. The company announced Thursday that it has purchased the ECHL's Ala..
DETROIT — After offering ear plugs to bystanders, Kyle Lamson approached a computerized battering ram and pressed the red button on the controls. A countdown alarm sounded, and all..
Comcast Spectacor, the parent company of the Flyers and Spectra, is adding another hockey team to its portfolio. The company announced Thursday that it has purchased the ECHL's Ala..
TOKYO – If Donald Trump was hoping to use the negotiating skills honed during decades in business to strike a bargain with Kim Jong Un, he’d better think again. Dennis Rodman, the ..
Following the birth of her third child in 2011, Trisha Smick began to experience embarrassing bladder-control issues. A personal trainer and national fitness competitor, Smick, 49,..
2017-06-14
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BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) - Rep. Steve Scalise, a member of the House Republican leadership, is known for his love of baseball and the late-night meals he often serves his colleagues i..
The University of the Sciences, facing a $4.5 million deficit, has announced faculty and staff layoffs and program cuts, while also proposing the possibility of a “new college stru..
Asked what she would remember most about this season, Quinn Nicolai at first didn't mention anything that actually happened on the field. She didn't even mention anything that happ..
The University of the Sciences, facing a $4.5 million deficit, has announced faculty and staff layoffs and program cuts, while also proposing the possibility of a “new college stru..
BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) - Rep. Steve Scalise, a member of the House Republican leadership, is known for his love of baseball and the late-night meals he often serves his colleagues i..
  Kevin and Ryan Teschko bided their time in Wednesday's Carpenter Cup Classic opening game on Wednesday. The junior twins from Gateway High School both sat out the first five..
  Standing behind the dugout after his Olympic Colonial team won its first-round game in the Carpenter Cup on Wednesday afternoon, Davis Schneider was awaiting a call from the..
BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) - Rep. Steve Scalise, a member of the House Republican leadership, is known for his love of baseball and the late-night meals he often serves his colleagues i..
Band Aid is a movie with an all-female crew, but it’s not especially ladylike. The frequently funny, just as frequently bawdy Band Aid comes by its R rating honestly, and honesty i..
In Cars 3, racer Lightning McQueen finds out his corporate boss thinks he’s over the hill, with residual value merely as a merchandising brand. In the context of this second-t..
When the 2016 football season ended, Devin Leary was one of the top quarterbacks in the state. As workouts begin in advance of the 2017 season, Leary is one of the top quarterbacks..
  Buddy Kennedy called it "a dream come true." But like many dreams, this one had a surprise element. Kennedy, a senior third baseman for Millville High, said he was..
MOSCOW (AP) — Workers building stadiums for next year’s World Cup in Russia have faced repeated abuses and routinely gone unpaid for several months, according to a report by Human ..