Accam ends scoring drought, Union beat Crew 3-0

Soccer 03/23/19, 21:36

David Accam scored two first-half goals and added a second-half assist to help the Philadelphia Union beat the Columbus Crew 3-0 on Saturday night.Accam opened the scoring in the 31st minute, ending a scoring drought that went back to July 11. He took Fafa Picault's through ball and finished inside ...

Devils beat sliding Coyotes 2-1 in shootout

Hockey 03/23/19, 16:00

Blake Coleman and Pavel Zacha scored in the shootout and the New Jersey Devils hurt Arizona's playoff chances with a 2-1 victory Saturday, sending the Coyotes to their fourth straight loss.Drew Stafford scored in regulation for New Jersey. MacKenzie Blackwood made 23 saves in regulation and stopped five of six ...

Bailey powers Islanders past Flyers 4-2

Sports 03/23/19, 15:03

Josh Bailey scored twice 1:23 apart in the third period, stopping a 12-game drought, and the New York Islanders beat the Philadelphia Flyers 4-2 on Saturday.Nick Leddy and Brock Nelson also scored for New York, which had dropped two in a row and three of four overall. Robin Lehner ...

Former Pennsylvania Attorney General Kane is disbarred

U.S. 03/22/19, 14:36

Former Pennsylvania Attorney General Kathleen Kane is losing her law license, a few months after she began a jail sentence for perjury, obstruction and other counts.The Disciplinary Board of the Supreme Court of Pennsylvania issued a disbarment order Friday, based on paperwork voluntarily submitted and signed by Kane.She is in ...

Hart makes 40 saves as Flyers beat Blackhawks 3-1

Hockey 03/21/19, 22:15

Carter Hart made 40 saves and James van Reimsdyk snapped a tie in the third period, helping the Philadelphia Flyers beat the Chicago Blackhawks 3-1 on Thursday night.Corban Knight also scored as Philadelphia picked up a sorely needed victory after dropping three of four. The Flyers (36-30-8) are trying to ...

Marcus Smart fined $50,000 by NBA for shoving Embiid

Sports 03/21/19, 20:24

Boston Celtics guard Marcus Smart has been fined $50,000 by the NBA for forcefully shoving Philadelphia's Joel Embiid to the floor.Kiki VanDeWeghe, the NBA's executive vice president of basketball operations, noted Smart's repeated acts of unsportsmanlike conduct during games this season in handing down the penalty Thursday. Smart has been ...

450 cocaine bricks worth $38M found at Philadelphia port

U.S. 03/21/19, 15:31

U.S. customs officials say drug dogs sniffed out Philadelphia's largest seizure of cocaine in more than two decades.Local, state and federal law enforcement officials said Thursday that 450 bricks of cocaine were found inside 13 duffel bags in a shipping container. Customs and Border Protection's Area Port Director for Philadelphia ...

Embiid, 76ers top Celtics for 6th straight victory

Basketball 03/21/19, 04:09

Joel Embiid had 37 points, 22 rebounds and a key block on Kyrie Irving with 35 seconds remaining, and Jimmy Butler scored 15 of his 22 points in the fourth quarter to lead the 76ers over the Boston Celtics for their sixth straight victory.Tobias Harris added 21 points for the ...

Flyers, Blackhawks, Sabres and Lightning to Europe in ’19-20

Sports 03/21/19, 04:05

The Chicago Blackhawks and Philadelphia Flyers will open next season in Prague and the Buffalo Sabres and Tampa Bay Lightning will play two games in Stockholm as part of the NHL's Global Series.Chicago and Philadelphia will face off in the Czech Republic's capital Oct. 4, while Buffalo and Tampa Bay ...

Embiid gets 37 and 22 to lead 76ers past Celtics 118-115

Sports 03/20/19, 21:07

Joel Embiid had 37 points, 22 rebounds and a key block on Kyrie Irving with 35 seconds remaining, and Jimmy Butler scored 15 of his 22 points in the fourth quarter to lead the streaking Philadelphia 76ers over the Boston Celtics 118-115 on Wednesday night.Tobias Harris added 21 points for ...

source: Trout, Angels close to record $432M, 12-year deal

Sports 03/20/19, 02:46

Mike Trout is about to cash in.Big time.Trout and the Los Angeles Angels are close to finalizing a $432 million, 12-year contract that would shatter the record for the largest deal in North American sports history, a person familiar with the negotiations told The Associated Press.The deal was disclosed Tuesday ...

Canadiens beat listless Flyers 3-1

Hockey 03/19/19, 20:42

Brendan Gallagher, Shea Weber and Max Domi scored goals, Carey Price stopped 32 shots and the Montreal Canadiens earned a 3-1 win over the fading Philadelphia Flyers on Tuesday night.The Canadiens and Flyers are both chasing a wild-card spot in the Eastern Conference. Montreal entered three points behind Columbus for ...

Saint Joseph’s fires coach Phil Martelli after 24 years

Basketball 03/19/19, 11:18

Saint Joseph's University has fired head basketball coach Phil Martelli after 24 seasons.The Philadelphia school made the announcement on Tuesday. The 64-year-old Martelli became head coach in 1995 after 10 years as an assistant.In 2003-2004, he was named AP coach of the year after leading Jameer Nelson and the Hawks ...

Police sued over bulldozer death of pot suspect

U.S. 03/18/19, 11:24

Pennsylvania State Police acted recklessly when troopers used a bulldozer to pursue a Grateful Dead fan caught growing marijuana on public land, killing him when he wound up under the machine's treads, according to a civil rights lawsuit filed Monday.Greg Longenecker's family said state police had no business chasing him ...

Flyers rally late to stun Penguins 2-1 in overtime

Hockey 03/17/19, 21:56

Sean Couturier beat Matt Murray with 3 seconds remaining in overtime and the Philadelphia Flyers put together an improbable rally to edge the Pittsburgh Penguins 2-1 on Sunday night.James van Riemsdyk tied the score with 18 seconds left in regulation when Murray's glove couldn't quite reach van Riemsdyk's wrist shot ...

MLB ’19: Returns for Harper, Machado highlight 2019 schedule

Baseball 03/17/19, 20:36

Bryce, Manny and Ichiro. London calling, and Cleveland rocks. Lots of intrigue on the baseball schedule this summer.Here are a handful of dates to mark on the calendar:WEDNESDAY, MARCH 20Philadelphia Phillies' Bryce Harper bats against the Toronto Blue Jays during the third inning of a spring training baseball game Saturday, ...

Phils’ Harper back, still hitless; Hinch serves suspension

Baseball 03/17/19, 19:53

Bryce Harper hopes to change all those zeros soon. Naw, not the ones in his contract.Back in the lineup two days after being hit by a pitch in the ankle, the Phillies newcomer with the $330,000,000 deal was hitless Sunday, leaving him with a batting average of .000 in spring ...

Injured Phils star Harper says no worries about opening day

Sports 03/16/19, 18:24

A day after an errant fastball bruised his right ankle, Phillies slugger Bryce Harper said he had no concerns about being ready for opening day."As of right now, no," Harper said Saturday. "If I felt that way then I'd probably tell you guys. I really don't."Philadelphia manager Gabe Kapler said ...

Matthews scores 2 in 3rd period, Maple Leafs beat Flyers 7-6

Hockey 03/15/19, 21:44

Auston Matthews scored twice in the third period as the Toronto Maple Leafs rallied from a three-goal deficit and held on to beat the Philadelphia Flyers 7-6 Friday night.Jake Muzzin had two goals and an assist, and Patrick Marleau, Zach Hyman and Martin Marincin also scored to for the Maple ...

Embiid has 21 points, 17 rebounds, leads 76ers past Kings

Basketball 03/15/19, 20:37

Joel Embiid had 21 points and 17 rebounds and made some big plays on both ends of the court late in the fourth quarter, Jimmy Butler scored 22 points and the Philadelphia 76ers beat the Sacramento Kings 123-114 on Friday night.Tobias Harris and JJ Redick each added 19 points and ...

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