Pederson reiterates Wentz is Philly’s No. 1 QB

Football 01/15/19, 18:16

Eagles coach Doug Pederson reiterated Tuesday that Carson Wentz will be the team's starting quarterback in 2019.Wentz missed the final three games of the regular season and two playoff games because of a back injury. Nick Foles led Philadelphia to ...

Businessman and philanthropist Raymond Perelman dies at 101

U.S. 01/15/19, 17:02

A businessman who built a fortune buying and selling factories and became one of the Philadelphia region's greatest philanthropists has died. Raymond Perelman was 101. Perelman's son Ronald Perelman says in a statement that his father died Monday night. In 2011, Perelman ...

Flyers place forward Dale Weise on waivers

Hockey 01/15/19, 12:39

The Philadelphia Flyers have placed forward Dale Weise on waivers.General manager Chuck Fletcher announced the move Tuesday. Weise has one season left after this one on a $9.4 million, four-year contract he signed under previous GM Ron Hextall.Weise has underperformed ...

Van Riemsdyk’s hat trick leads Flyers past Wild

Hockey 01/14/19, 22:11

James van Riemsdyk recorded a hat trick, and Nolan Patrick had two goals and an assist to lead the Philadelphia Flyers to a 7-4 victory over the Minnesota Wild on Monday night.Wayne Simmonds also had two goals for the Flyers. ...

Update: Man who took hostages at UPS facility is dead

U.S. 01/14/19, 17:20

The Latest on the resolved hostage situation at UPS facility (all times local):5:10 p.m.New Jersey's attorney general says the armed man who burst into a UPS facility and took two female workers hostage was shot and killed by police after ...

2 female victims unharmed after UPS hostage situation

U.S. 01/14/19, 12:21

Prosecutors say an armed man burst into a UPS facility in New Jersey and took two female workers hostage before officers stormed in and resolved the ordeal.Gloucester County Prosecutor Charles Fiore says the suspect was apparently shot and injured, but ...

Foles denied fantastic finish in possible Eagles finale

Sports 01/13/19, 22:14

Nick Foles got the Philadelphia Eagles off to a fast start, only to be robbed of another fantastic finish by a veteran receiver's uncharacteristic drop."Football is a funny sport, especially playoff football. It's tough," Foles said after a tense 20-14 ...

Blackwood returns to lineup and leads Devils over Flyers

Hockey 01/12/19, 15:59

Rookie Mackenzie Blackwood returned to the lineup after missing three games with an injury and made 32 saves in leading the New Jersey Devils to a 3-2 victory over the Philadelphia Flyers on Saturday. Damon Severson, Nico Hischier and Miles Wood ...

Hawks stun 76ers 123-121 on Collins’ late jumper

Sports 01/11/19, 22:57

Jimmy Butler had 30 fateful seconds in the fourth to forget.The Philadelphia 76ers star guard lost the ball in a tie game on a drive down the lane that led to Atlanta's John Collins finding separation and burying a fadeaway ...

Embiid sits for 76ers vs. Hawks with sore left ankle

Sports 01/11/19, 18:52

Philadelphia center Joel Embiid sat out the 76ers' game Friday night against Atlanta because of a sore left ankle.Embiid hurt his ankle in a loss to Washington on Wednesday night. Embiid was one of the final players to leave the ...

Original 1774 newspaper, found at Goodwill, heads to library

U.S. 01/11/19, 17:26

An original 1774 Philadelphia newspaper that was discovered at a New Jersey Goodwill is heading to a Philadelphia philosophy society founded by Benjamin Franklin.NJ Pen reports The American Philosophical Society has acquired the frayed Dec. 28, 1774, edition of the ...

Treyvon Hester no longer obscure after blocking field goal

Football 01/11/19, 17:12

Treyvon Hester's fingertips made the second-year pro a popular guy in Philadelphia.The Eagles (10-7) are heading to New Orleans (13-3) for a divisional playoff game Sunday because Hester barely tipped Cody Parkey's 43-yard field-goal attempt just enough to send the ...

Flyers puzzled by fall from playoffs to worst in the East

Hockey 01/11/19, 12:21

The vendor at the Flyers merchandise kiosk on the main concourse scrolled through his phone as disinterested fans breezed by the $70 Stadium Series sweatshirts and $250 jerseys that suddenly seem as unwanted as a face value ticket. Shortly before ...

Hart helps Flyers beat Stars 2-1 to end eight-game skid

Hockey 01/10/19, 21:51

Carter Hart stopped 37 shots and the Philadelphia Flyers beat the Dallas Stars 2-1 on Thursday night to end an eight-game losing streak.James van Riemsdyk had a goal and an assist, and Travis Konecny also scored for the Flyers. Philadelphia ...

Backups, castoffs, youngsters step in Eagles’ secondary

Football 01/10/19, 17:53

When injuries ravaged the secondary, the Philadelphia Eagles turned to inexperienced guys and castoffs.The no-names are making themselves known.Cre'von LeBlanc, Tre Sullivan, Rasul Douglas and Avonte Maddox have stepped up in a big way down the stretch, helping the Eagles ...

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