Couturier hat trick rallies Flyers past Bruins 4-3

Hockey 01/16/19, 22:20

Sean Couturier had a hat trick, Carter Hart stopped 39 shots and the Philadelphia Flyers beat the Boston Bruins 4-3 on Wednesday night.Couturier scored twice within 90 seconds in the second period and sealed the win with his 19th goal late in the third for his first career regular-season hat ...

Florists to duke it out in Philly at Interflora World Cup

U.S. 01/16/19, 17:42

This year's theme at the Philadelphia Flower Show might be "Flower Power" but not all events at the annual floral festival will be about peace and harmony.The show will also play host to the Interflora World Cup, where designers from 23 countries will fight it out over several rounds in ...

Outpouring of generosity for TSA workers, others without pay

U.S. 01/16/19, 17:05

The partial government shutdown is a double-whammy for Cara and Philip Mangone, a married couple from Philadelphia. Both are officers with the Transportation Safety Administration, both working full time at the Philadelphia airport. Neither knows when they might again start drawing their paychecks.Part-time jobs are out of the question — ...

76ers rout Wolves 149-107 in 1st meeting since Butler trade

Basketball 01/15/19, 22:33

Joel Embiid had 31 points and 13 rebounds, and the Philadelphia 76ers scored 83 points in the first half in a 149-107 thrashing of the Minnesota Timberwolves on Tuesday night in Jimmy Butler's first game against his former team.The Golden State Warriors were the only team to score more first-half ...

76ers score 83 in 1st half, roll past Timberwolves by 42

Basketball 01/15/19, 21:31

Joel Embiid had 31 points and 13 rebounds, and the Philadelphia 76ers scored 83 points in the first half in a 149-107 thrashing of the Minnesota Timberwolves on Tuesday night in Jimmy Butler's first game against his former team.The Golden State Warriors were the only team to score more first-half ...

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 four straight wins and was 27 yards away from taking ...

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 donated $225 million to the University of Pennsylvania medical school, ...

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 during his time with Philadelphia, registering just 34 points in ...

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. It was just the second win in the last 11 ...

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 he exited the building with both women.Gurbir S. Grewal's office ...

Eagles face tough offseason decisions, starting with Foles

Football 01/14/19, 16:22

Nick Foles fell 27 yards short of leading the Philadelphia Eagles to a third straight comeback win in the postseason.His next opportunity likely will come in a different uniform.The Eagles (10-8) were eliminated with a 20-14 loss at New Orleans on Sunday, ending the team's bid to repeat as Super ...

Chiefs’ Reid trying to rewrite history of playoff letdowns

Football 01/14/19, 14:49

Andy Reid sat inside an opulent suite high above the field in Arrowhead Stadium six years ago, a sparkle in his eyes and a broad smile hiding underneath his bushy, red mustache.He had just been fired by the Philadelphia Eagles after a mostly successful 14-year run highlighted by a Super ...

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 the women were unharmed in the situation Monday at the ...

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 divisional playoff loss in New Orleans on Sunday. "We started ...

76ers escape with 108-105 win over Knicks; Embiid scores 26

Football 01/13/19, 16:09

Ben Simmons fell an assist short of a triple-double with 20 points and 22 rebounds, Joel Embiid scored 26 points and the Philadelphia 76ers escaped with a 108-105 victory over the New York Knicks on Sunday. New York's Emmanuel Mudiay missed a potential game-tying 3-pointer at the buzzer that would have ...

Bears’ Amos, Eagles’ Bennett fined for roughness in playoffs

Football 01/12/19, 19:51

Chicago safety Adrian Amos has been fined $26,739 by the NFL for his unnecessary roughness penalty in the Bears' playoff loss to the Philadelphia Eagles.Amos hit tight end Zach Ertz, who was deemed a defenseless receiver, in the third quarter of Philadelphia's 16-15 win last Sunday. It came on a ...

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 scored as the Devils won for the second time in ...

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 jumper with 25 seconds left for the lead.Butler had a ...

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 court during warmups and shot long jumpers wearing "Trust the ...

Carey introduced as Temple coach, a place he “wants to be”

Football 01/11/19, 17:49

Temple University athletic director Patrick Kraft smiled and let out a little laugh when he took the podium to introduce the school's newest head coach, Rod Carey."I feel like Bill Murray in 'Groundhog Day,' " Kraft said Friday.It was just 29 days ago that Kraft and the university were welcoming ...

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