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2017-04-29
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Last night, the Eagles selected Washington cornerback Sidney Jones in the second round of the NFL draft. Jones was widely considered a first round prospect, and arguably one of the..
BEFORE THE second round of the NFL draft began Friday night, experts compiled lists of the most talented players remaining, in the wake of Thursday's first round. Most of those lis..
AS I WROTE this column Friday morning the only grade I could give the Eagles' draft was either "don't know" or "incomplete." To tell the truth, the NFL draft is always a crapshoot,..
BEFORE THE second round of the NFL draft began Friday night, experts compiled lists of the most talented players remaining, in the wake of Thursday's first round. Most of those lis..
It's unlikely that Howie Roseman peeked one last time at the Eagles' depth chart before selecting Sidney Jones in the second round of the NFL draft. If he had, he might not have ch..
BEFORE THE second round of the NFL draft began Friday night, experts compiled lists of the most talented players remaining, in the wake of Thursday's first round. Most of those lis..
BEFORE THE second round of the NFL draft began Friday night, experts compiled lists of the most talented players remaining, in the wake of Thursday's first round. Most of those lis..
2017-04-28
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The Benjamin Franklin Parkway has long been a go-to site for hosting major events in Philadelphia. From Pope Francis’ visit in 2015 to the annual Made in America festival and Wawa ..
Had your fill of podcasts this week – at home, in the car, on the treadmill? If not, is it because – fess up - you don’t know how to find them? Or you don’t realize all the goodies..
If you listen to Howard Eskin on Saturdays on 94WIP these days, chances are you’ll hear more about Philadelphia’s controversial sweetened-beverage tax than you will about sports. O..
The steps of the Philadelphia Art Museum went beyond being simply a grand stage for the NFL's newest players Thursday night. They also served as a red carpet for the league's rooki..
If you tune in to listen to Howard Eskin on Saturdays on 94.1 WIP these days, chances are you’ll hear more about Philadelphia’s controversial sweetened-beverage tax than you will a..
Had your fill of podcasts this week – at home, in the car, on the treadmill? If not, is it because – fess up - you don’t know how to find them? Or you don’t realize all the goodies..
In the aftermath of this week's layoffs at ESPN that claimed upwards of 100 employees, former Sports Illustrated reporter and best-selling author Jeff Pearlman wondered why the net..
“He doesn't have the length, as I said. Only that 4.88 closing speed. But Terrell Suggs only ran  a 4.88 coming out of Arizona State,” Kiper Jr. said. “Terrell Suggs had great..
They came to Philadelphia by the thousands, from everywhere, to bask in all things football. Fans came from Kansas City, the Cleveland 'burbs, Oakland and Las Vegas, maybe eve..
“He doesn't have the length, as I said. Only that 4.88 closing speed. But Terrell Suggs only ran  a 4.88 coming out of Arizona State,” Kiper Jr. said. “Terrell Suggs had great..
2017-04-27
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They came to Philadelphia by the thousands, from everywhere, to bask in all things football. Fans came from Kansas City, the Cleveland 'burbs, Oakland and Las Vegas, maybe eve..
They came to Philadelphia by the thousands, from everywhere, to bask in all things football. Fans came from Kansas City, the Cleveland burbs, Oakland or Las Vegas, and maybe e..
In the lead-up to her first trip to the Penn Relays, Lenape senior Dana Duffield had expected her 4x400 relay team to be intact about a week ago, but a scheduling complication made..
It is only natural that the preaching sometimes drifts to baseball at the Chappel Hill Baptist Church in Williamson, Ga. There is a lot of life in baseball, the pastor often tells ..
OFFICIALLY, THE NBA career of Juan "Pepe" Sanchez included him playing in 38 games. The reality is that he played only 187 minutes — less than four full games and only 4.9 minutes ..
  Cherry Hill East is expected to be the first South Jersey school to forfeit an apparent victory because of the NJSIAA's new pitch-count rules. Cherry Hill East assistant coa..
Officially, the NBA career of Juan “Pepe” Sanchez included him playing in 38 games. The reality is that he played only 187 minutes – less than four full games and just 4.9 minutes ..
Kenneth L. Shropshire, a professor of sports, business and law, and director of the Wharton Sports Business Initiative at the University of Pennsylvania, is leaving to join Arizona..
Officially, the NBA career of Juan “Pepe” Sanchez included him playing in 38 games. The reality is that he played only 187 minutes – less than four full games and just 4.9 minutes ..
It is only natural that the preaching sometimes drifts to baseball at the Chappel Hill Baptist Church in Williamson, Ga. There is a lot of life in baseball, the pastor often tells ..
On Wednesday, ESPN cut loose nearly 100 employees in a new round of job cuts aimed at relieving budgetary pressure forced by expensive league contracts, declining advertising reven..
 Malcolm Jenkins' custom suit store Damari Savile won’t open until June 2, but the fashion buzz  around the Philadelphia Eagles safety is already insane. W..
On Wednesday, ESPN cut loose nearly 100 employees in a new round of job cuts aimed at relieving budgetary pressure forced by expensive league contracts, declining advertising reven..
April 17, 1999. Then NFL-commissioner Paul Tagliabue steps up to the podium to announce that with the second pick in the draft, the Philadelphia Eagles select Syracuse quarterback ..
On Wednesday, ESPN cut loose nearly 100 employees in a new round of job cuts aimed at relieving budgetary pressure forced by expensive league contracts, declining advertising reven..
Kenneth L. Shropshire, a professor of sports, business and law and director of the Wharton Sports Business Initiative at the University of Pennsylvania, is leaving to join Arizona ..
April 17, 1999. Then NFL-commissioner Paul Tagliabue steps up to the podium to announce that with the 2nd pick in the draft, the Philadelphia Eagles select Syracuse quarterback Don..
Each and every Thursday I will look back at a different pay-per-view event from the past via the WWE Network. Want to see a certain event covered? Send your suggestions to @VaughnM..
It was a rough day in Bristol, Conn. ESPN cut loose upwards of 100 employees in a significant round of layoffs forced by the combined pressure of expensive league contracts, declin..
2017-04-26
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Are pro athletes in Philadelphia required to be role models? We’ve debated this when athletes such as Allen Iverson, Riley Cooper and Charles Barkley have gotten into trouble of on..
PHILLY CAN'T even win the first round of the NFL draft. Philadelphia hasn't had a first-round playoff win in any sport since 2011, but it did win the rights to host the 2017 NFL Dr..
Welcome to the Beach Body Challenge fitness finale. In weeks one through three, we aimed to trim your waist, lean your legs and build your back muscles with a strong cocktail of re..
Or a rapper. Synergistic sports and music marketing will be in effect this weekend at the NFL Draft Experience. Along with the obstacle courses and autograph booths at the free ext..
Pat Neshek faced 185 batters last season with the Houston Astros. Less than a third of them were lefthanded because the Astros actively avoided using the funky righty reliever in t..
It was a rough day in Bristol, Conn. ESPN cut loose upwards of 100 employees in a significant round of layoffs forced by the combined pressure of expensive league contracts, declin..
It was a rough day in Bristol, Conn. ESPN cut loose upwards of 100 employees in a significant round of layoffs forced by the combined pressure of expensive league contracts, declin..
Michael Vick was involved in the torture and electrocution of dogs, served his time, then played five seasons with the Eagles. Dorial Green-Beckham missed a big chunk of his colleg..
Unlike the other big sports event in town this weekend, the Penn Relays are non-stop action. Rather than constantly wait 10 minutes for something to happen on Thursday (or seven mi..
Unlike the other big sports event in town this weekend, the Penn Relays are non-stop action. Rather than constantly waiting 10 minutes for something to happen on Thursday (or seven..
As an embellished and excited city experiences this week's 2017 NFL draft, it will be business as usual at two Philadelphia-area offices where the world's most powerful sports leag..
It’s going to be a tough day in Bristol, Conn. ESPN is set to cut loose upwards of 100 employees today in a significant round of layoffs forced by the combined pressure of expensiv..
It’s going to be a tough day in Bristol, Conn. ESPN is set to cut loose upwards of 100 employees today in a significant round of layoffs forced by the combined pressure of expensiv..
Highly regarded center Mikhail Vorobyov has signed an entry-level contract with the Flyers, according to TVA Sports. The Flyers might confirm the signing later Wednesday. The 6-foo..
  Here are some South Jersey athletes at the 123rd annual Penn Relays track and field carnival, which starts in earnest on Thursday and runs through Saturday at historic Frank..
Or a rapper. Synergistic sports and music marketing will be in effect this weekend at the NFL Draft Experience. Along with the obstacle courses and autograph booths at the free ext..
MIAMI (AP) - Derek Jeter and Jeb Bush still haven't touched all the bases in their bid to buy the Miami Marlins. Far from it. Multiple groups have submitted bids to buy the team, a..
IN THE BEST cornerback draft anyone can remember, the first defensive back off the board just might be a safety. Jamal Adams of LSU, the guy who was thrilled to introduce himself t..
2017-04-25
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IN THE BEST cornerback draft anyone can remember, the first defensive back off the board just might be a safety. Jamal Adams of LSU, the guy who was thrilled to introduce himself t..
When Tim Montgomery talks about his role on the Lenape boys' lacrosse team, he describes himself as the "quarterback." It's fitting on a couple of levels. Montgomery - senior midfi..
LOS ANGELES (AP) - Hollywood is facing a cliffhanger after members of the Writers Guild of America voted overwhelmingly to authorize a strike that could begin as soon as next week...
The salve for all the burns in the Eagles' secondary in recent years appeared to be right in front of Howie Roseman and Joe Douglas as NFL draft night in Philadelphia closed in on ..
The salve for all the burns in the Eagles secondary in recent years appeared to be right in front of Howie Roseman and Joe Douglas as NFL draft night in Philadelphia closed in on t..
At 5 p.m. Wednesday, Jordan Hicks of the Eagles and Robert Covington of the 76ers, both big readers and writers, will be on hand at the Free Library to welcome interested kids to t..
On April 3, my wife, Dr. Amy Reed, had a cardiac arrest in a community radiology center.   At the time of this event, she was getting a CT scan to evaluate her stage-4 cancer,..
The way Stephen A. Smith sees it, he’s always right, and he doesn’t give a damn what you think. Smith, the outspoken host of ESPN’s First Take, has become a household name and one ..
NEW YORK (AP) - Drake will host the NBA's first-ever awards show this June. The Canadian rapper will preside over the June 26 ceremony in New York, which will be televised live on ..
Looking for hats and T-shirts to bring home as souvenirs of the NFL Draft in Philadelphia? You'll find them primarily at the NFL Draft Experience -- the sprawling, interactive-heav..
2017-04-24
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THE PHANATIC had another birthday Sunday and the ageless wonder has never felt better. He bounced backward off a trampoline, popped wheelies, danced along the third-base line with ..
THE PHANATIC had another birthday Sunday and the ageless wonder has never felt better. He bounced backwards off a trampoline, popped wheelies, danced along the third-base line with..
IN A PERFECT WORLD, Boston Red Sox second baseman Dustin Pedroia would set a precedent with the way he handled last weekend's series of events involving him, Baltimore Orioles thir..
Standing to the side Monday as the news conference to publicize this week's Penn Relays concluded at the Shops at Liberty Place, Renaldo Nehemiah looked almost as fit and trim as h..
  Brandon Acetti has dramatically changed his diet in the last year. He's still free to feast on fastballs. Acetti, a junior first baseman, delivered the first walk-off hit of..
The last time the NFL draft was held in Philadelphia was the day after the Eagles won their most recent NFL championship. And the most Philly thing ever happened: The team drafted ..
The way Stephen A. Smith sees it, he’s always right, and he doesn’t give a damn what you think. Smith, the outspoken host of ESPN’s First Take, has become a household name and one ..
Looking for hats and T-shirts to bring home as souvenirs of the NFL Draft in Philadelphia? You'll find them primarily at the NFL Draft Experience -- the sprawling, interactive-heav..
The NFL draft — now a major sporting event — is returning to its humble roots in Philadelphia, where the first draft was held in 1936 at the Ritz-Carlton. From that ..
The way Stephen A. Smith sees it, he’s always right, and he doesn’t give a damn what you think. Smith, the outspoken host of ESPN’s First Take, has become a household name and one ..
From colonial times to the present, Philadelphians have loved to play. From street corners to rec centers, country clubs to ball fields, and even in the stands, the city’s resident..
When wide receiver Chris Godwin announced he would give up his senior season at Penn State to enter the NFL draft, he held some positive reviews from scouts concerning his route ru..
The way Stephen A. Smith sees it, he’s always right, and he doesn’t give a damn what you think. Smith, the outspoken host of ESPN’s First Take, has become a household name and one ..
The views of Philadelphia from the 2017 NFL Draft’s spectacular vantage point, beneath the Art Museum steps at the head of the Benjamin Franklin Parkway, reveal much about this old..
If you’re a listener to the Breakfast Club on 98.1 WOGL, you’ve probably noticed the recent absence of co-host Bill Zimpfer. That’s because the polka-playing Zimpfer wasn't kept on..
If you’re a listener to the Breakfast Club on 98.1 WOGL, you’ve probably noticed the recent absence of co-host Bill Zimpfer. That’s because the polka-playing Zimpfer wasn't kept on..
2017-04-23
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It looks like 21st Century Fox has a bit of a family feud on their hands. It all started on Saturday, when the New York Times published a story reporting, among other things, that ..
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) - LeBron James stuck to the old script Sunday. Again, he bailed out the Cleveland Cavaliers. And again, he sent the Indiana Pacers home for vacation. On yet anoth..
It looks like 21st Century Fox has a bit of a family feud on their hands. It all started on Saturday, when the New York Times published a story reporting, among other things, that ..
On Nov. 3, 2012, Corey Clement celebrated his 18th birthday in the Glassboro High School gymnasium and announced he would play college football at Wisconsin. Clement had already ru..
2017-04-22
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On Nov. 3, 2012, Corey Clement celebrated his 18th birthday in the Glassboro High School gymnasium and announced he would play college football at Wisconsin. Clement had already ru..
It may become more difficult for a PIAA student-athlete to transfer from one school to another and continue participation in one or more sports. As first reported by the Pittsburgh..
The NFL draft — now a major sporting event — is returning to its humble roots in Philadelphia, where the first draft was held in 1936 at the Ritz-Carlton. From that ..
2017-04-21
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Oklahoma running back Joe Mixon is likely to be selected in this year's NFL draft. These are the remarks that I wish the team's general manager would deliver after drafting Mixon, ..
A small, yellowed card in the "Babe Ruth" file at the Lebanon County (Pa.) Historical Society is both funny and revealing. This month America is commemorating the 100th anniversary..
Camden County plans to spend up to $5 million on improving four Camden city parks, with the money going for new playing fields and more for the city’s growing numbers of young athl..
“If you f- me over, I’ll kill you.” Those were the chilling words former Patriots tight end Aaron Hernandez, a convicted murderer who killed himself in prison earlier this week, sa..
Bob Brookover joined Mike Sielski and David Murphy for an hour of Phillies and Eagles talk on the latest episode of our weekly podcast, Not Another Philly Sports Talk Show. Brookie..
The American Athletic Conference announced that Temple will host Navy Thursday, Nov. 2, at Lincoln Financial Field in a football game that will be televised on ESPN. The game was o..
Whether you’re just getting back to the gym or committed to a monthslong training program, sometimes life can get in the way of your fitness goals. A big project at work or a naggi..
It sounds as if Ryan Howard might soon take his first significant step toward making it back to the big leagues.  Since signing a minor-league deal with the Braves earlier thi..
BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) - General manager Tim Murray ran out of time to rebuild the Buffalo Sabres into a contender. The team will need a new head coach, too. Sabres owner Terry Pegula ..
When the opposing coach shouts you out, you know you've done something impressive. Thursday afternoon at the Germantown Supersite, all eyes were on Central junior Phil Vasserman af..