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Having Tebow is a plus for Eagles

Sunday May 24th, 2015 05:36:53 AM
The Eagles will hold three days of organized team activities this week, which is the NFL's euphemism for voluntary practice sessions that are usually anything but. And while there are collectively bargained restrictions on the nature of the drills and workouts, there is no limit on local speculation regarding what Chip Kelly will learn about his team during these sessions.

Frank's Place: Remembering the NBA's territorial draft

Sunday May 24th, 2015 05:36:38 AM
The sports draft, devised 79 years ago in Philadelphia because Bert Bell knew his Eagles couldn't otherwise compete, is a curious institution.

Inside the Sixers: Inside the 76ers: Sixers will go for best player, not best fit

Sunday May 24th, 2015 05:36:20 AM
The 76ers' reasoning makes sense. It's hard to build around a cornerstone if you're not completely certain he's the cornerstone you want to build around.

Inside the Phillies: Assessing Franco's first week in Phillies lineup

Sunday May 24th, 2015 05:36:15 AM
DENVER - The youngest position player on the Phillies' 40-man roster was inserted into the lineup two Fridays ago and has since played every inning of every game.

Touch 'Em All:

Sunday May 24th, 2015 05:33:26 AM
No. 14 retired The Chicago White Sox retired Paul Konerko's No. 14 jersey Saturday before their game against the Minnesota Twins.

Kobe hugely popular - as a name

Sunday May 24th, 2015 05:00:10 AM
It was not always easy being Kobe. Kobe confirmed this himself. Some crowd would start chanting his name and he'd wonder - who were they really chanting for?

Latest news has things looking up on local sports scene

Saturday May 23rd, 2015 04:28:06 PM
A lot of things have happened with Philly's teams, and it all is sparking a lot of optimism.

Kobe hugely popular - as a name

Saturday May 23rd, 2015 05:34:19 AM
It was not always easy being Kobe. Kobe confirmed this himself. Some crowd would start chanting his name and he'd wonder - who were they really chanting for?

Touch 'Em All:

Saturday May 23rd, 2015 05:32:24 AM
Lost pay stub Good thing Andrew McCutchen has direct deposit. The Pittsburgh Pirates star centerfielder laughed off a leaked photo of his pay stub Friday, joking he can handle the attention so long as he still gets paid.

Noel's the face of Sixers - for now

Friday May 22nd, 2015 03:45:16 PM
The ESPN cameras turned to Nerlens Noel on Tuesday night at the Midtown Hilton in Manhattan, and he flashed that toothy smile of his, lowered his high-topped head, and opened his suit jacket, marking maybe the first time that a blazer's lining has broken news. The inside flaps of Noel's jacket said "PHILA 15" in blue and white - a creative way for the 76ers to have a player presumed to be a franchise cornerstone reveal the design of their new uniforms.

History being made in this year's NCAA lacrosse Final Four

Friday May 22nd, 2015 01:56:00 PM
This group of teams shows that lacrosse is expanding in popularity across the nation.

How we root in Philly these days

Friday May 22nd, 2015 01:55:48 PM
Checking in on a number of items and events on the national and local sports scenes.

The other, fast-paced, ball game the Fightin Phils play

Friday May 22nd, 2015 05:36:11 AM
Justin Miloszewski carries around a little yellow ball with six nubs and it has become part of an intense competition among the players at double-A Reading. Miloszewski - Milo is what everybody calls him - is the team's strength and conditioning coordinator and the ball is used to improve reflexes.

Touch 'Em All: TOUCH 'EM ALL

Friday May 22nd, 2015 05:34:02 AM
Madson is back Ryan Madson is discovering there is life after the Phillies. Madson, who pitched for the Phillies from 2003 to 2011, has become a key bullpen addition for the Kansas City Royals. After being sidelined by Tommy John surgery and other arm problems for three seasons, Madson has regained his form.

Suddenly, Howard becomes more tradable

Friday May 22nd, 2015 05:33:54 AM
Ruben Amaro Jr. should not have said what he said even if he meant it and even if he was right.

Touch 'Em All: TOUCH 'EM ALL

Thursday May 21st, 2015 05:34:10 AM
Ellsbury on DL New York Yankees centerfielder Jacoby Ellsbury was placed on the 15-day disabled list with a sprained right knee after getting hurt during an 8-6, 10-inning loss to the Washington Nationals on Tuesday.


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