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D-League player Cunningham keeps NBA dream alive

Thursday January 29th, 2015 08:48:52 PM
NEWARK, Del. - Even by the standards of the NBA's Development League, Tuesday's game between the Delaware 87ers and the Sioux Falls Skyforce was contested in front of a sparse crowd in the Bob Carpenter Center on the campus of the University of Delaware. The predicted snowstorm meant very few bought advance tickets and, of those who did, many accepted the team's invitation to choose another game ahead of time.

How the Sixers stack up against NBA's other young teams

Thursday January 29th, 2015 07:04:13 PM
Sixers began the season as the youngest team in the NBA, but a handful of other squads are in a similar position.

Belichick and Carroll are all-powerful - and now Kelly is, too

Thursday January 29th, 2015 04:24:38 PM
PHOENIX - Chip Kelly should look no further than the Seattle Seahawks for a successful pairing of a head coach with full control in Pete Carroll and a general manager in John Schneider who agreed to work under him.

Seahawks a good fit for humble, hardworking Gilliam

Thursday January 29th, 2015 04:23:49 PM
Garry Gilliam has been dedicated to his sport - and his team - since he stuck it out at Penn State during the Sandusky crisis.

Good move for Phillies: Gillick is in charge

Thursday January 29th, 2015 03:45:35 PM
A little more than nine years ago, Phillies president David Montgomery hired a general manager and a lot of people wondered if the man was too old for the job. Pat Gillick was 68 at the time, and his age, as it turned out, was a factor. It meant he had the patience and the wisdom to make the moves that took the Phillies from being a good team to a World Series champion.

Can Eagles afford to keep McCoy and Maclin?

Thursday January 29th, 2015 03:43:48 PM
The Eagles want running back LeSean McCoy and wide receiver Jeremy Maclin to return, but at what cost?

Gillick a curious choice for Phils

Thursday January 29th, 2015 08:05:09 AM
In removing the interim tag from Pat Gillick’s presidency, the Phils picked the wrong guy for a team in their situation.

Shifting leagues play havoc with rivalries

Thursday January 29th, 2015 05:30:26 AM
On the occasion of John Chaney's 83d birthday last week, Matt Vautour, veteran UMass beat writer for the Daily Hampshire Gazette, tweeted, "I miss UMass vs. Temple."

Is Simmonds' effort something to pin Flyers' hopes on?

Wednesday January 28th, 2015 10:34:49 PM
Wayne Simmonds is embracing a strong work ethic, but has he reached his peak or is there still more to come?

Chip Kelly finds void in secondary coaching

Wednesday January 28th, 2015 08:58:07 PM
The official Chip Kelly offseason scoreboard shows that his actions hold a significant lead over his words and, in all likelihood, the verbal game won't even attempt a comeback until late March.

Seahawks cornerback Byron Maxwell could be good fit for Eagles

Wednesday January 28th, 2015 05:56:55 PM
PHOENIX - Byron Maxwell was the only member of the "Legion of Boom" who did not get one of the Seahawks' 15 podium spots on Super Bowl media day.

Seahawks' Lynch makes a mockery of Media Day

Wednesday January 28th, 2015 01:39:08 PM
Marshawn Lynch should be lambasted for his Media Day charade, not lauded.

Author draws attention to Super Bowl's gambling problem

Wednesday January 28th, 2015 09:01:25 AM
Arnie Wexler has been free of gambling since 1968, and wants to help others who struggled as he did.

Turning overseas stars into NBA stars can be tricky

Wednesday January 28th, 2015 06:36:41 AM
The player who might best represent the 76ers' boldest break from their past is having himself a hell of a run, no matter how few people might be noticing it now.

A cheerleader no more, Najah Jacobs stars on Philly U. court

Wednesday January 28th, 2015 05:00:12 AM
A sense of where you are became a basketball term almost half a century ago when a terrific book was written about Bill Bradley while the future senator was a ballplayer at Princeton. The term comes to mind watching Najah Jacobs play the same sport at Philadelphia University.

Pete Carroll's coaching model is something Chip Kelly should emulate

Tuesday January 27th, 2015 03:22:16 PM
Seahawks coach Pete Carroll thinks having all the football power works best for him.

Talent and right system make Seahawks safeties great

Tuesday January 27th, 2015 01:07:16 PM
PHOENIX - Why should one team be so rich at safety when so many are poor? The question isn't one that could be compared to, say, economic distribution because the Seahawks acquired Earl Thomas and Kam Chancellor through a system that was designed to create equality - the draft.

Philly roots run deep for Union's top technical staffers

Tuesday January 27th, 2015 12:52:40 PM
Jim Curtin, Chris Albright know how demanding Philly fans are, and offer that same passion running the Union.

Baseball's Commissioners

Monday January 26th, 2015 05:07:06 AM
Kenesaw Mountain Landis (1921-44) Happy Chandler (1945-51) Ford Frick (1951-65) William Eckert (1965-68) Bowie Kuhn (1969-84) Peter Ueberroth (1984-88)


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