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 (10-7) win four straight games and advance to an NFC ...

Homicides suspect still on loose after wild police chase

New York 01/10/19, 10:14

A man named as a person of interest in multiple homicides in Delaware remains on the loose in Philadelphia, a day after a wild police chase crossed into Pennsylvania and caused two separate crashes that injured several people including officers and a 3-year-old boy. The boy's mother tells KYW-TV the family ...

Nick Foles is proving to be Mr. Clutch

Football 01/10/19, 01:42

Just call him Nicky Numbers.Nick Foles is a backup quarterback in Philadelphia but he's one of the most clutch postseason players in NFL history and his stats prove it.Foles has won four straight playoff games, leading the Eagles on game-winning drives in the fourth quarter in the Super Bowl last ...

Recently banged-up Saints line showing signs of healing

Football 01/09/19, 20:40

When Saints starting right guard Larry Warford came out of the trainer's room, he scooped a mini basketball off the floor of the locker room and casually executed a quick, spinning dribble around a teammate.Combine that with left tackle Terron Armstead practicing for the first time in more than two ...

Multistate police chase leads to 2 crashes; 4 injured

U.S. 01/09/19, 16:53

A city bus full of passengers was hit as a multistate police chase crossed into Pennsylvania, injuring three officers and a bus passenger.Philadelphia police tweeted a photo of 20-year-old Dejuan Robinson, who fled the crash scene. They described him as a person of interest in multiple homicides in Delaware and ...

Nick Foles knows his time in Philly is likely nearing an end

Football 01/09/19, 16:02

Nick Foles is in a unique situation, a Super Bowl MVP trying to lead his team to a second straight championship knowing he will most likely play somewhere else next season.Nothing about what Foles has done for the Philadelphia Eagles is ordinary."I'm not worried about the future but I understand ...

McKenna becomes Flyers’ 7th goalie as Philly ties NHL record

Hockey 01/08/19, 23:21

The Philadelphia Flyers tied an NHL record with Mike McKenna becoming their seventh goaltender to play this season.McKenna started against the defending Stanley Cup champion Washington Capitals on Tuesday night and allowed four goals on 25 shots in a 5-3 loss . He got the nod because interim coach Scott ...

Shamet, Embiid lead 76ers to 132-115 rout of Wizards

Basketball 01/08/19, 21:28

Rookie Landry Shamet made eight 3-pointers and scored 29 points, both career-highs, and Joel Embiid had 20 points and 10 rebounds to lead the Philadelphia 76ers to a 132-115 rout of the Washington Wizards on Tuesday night.Jimmy Butler added 20 points and Ben Simmons had 19 points, nine assists and ...

Binnington gets shutout in 1st start, Blues beat Flyers 3-0

Hockey 01/07/19, 22:43

Brayden Schenn and Vladimir Tarasenko scored and Jordan Binnington stopped 25 shots in his first NHL start to lead the St. Louis Blues past the Philadelphia Flyers 3-0 on Monday night in a listless game between two of the worst teams in the league.David Perron scored an empty-netter in the ...

Blues send Philadelphia Flyers to 7th straight loss, 3-0

Football 01/07/19, 21:44

Brayden Schenn and Vladimir Tarasenko scored and Jordan Binnington stopped 25 shots in his first NHL start to lead the St. Louis Blues past the Philadelphia Flyers 3-0 on Monday night in a listless game between two of the worst teams in the league.The Blues' win gave them 38 points ...

Reigning Super Bowl champion Eagles aren’t done yet

Football 01/07/19, 18:49

When the Philadelphia Eagles gather around their coach in the locker room after each win, Doug Pederson yells: "We're not done yet."The defending Super Bowl champions were written off after a 48-7 loss to the New Orleans Saints dropped their record to 4-6 in November.They responded with two wins before ...

Parkey’s missed field goal ruled a block

Football 01/07/19, 17:48

Cody Parkey's missed 43-yard field goal in the final seconds that gave the Philadelphia Eagles a 16-15 upset win over the Chicago Bears in Sunday's wild-card playoff game was officially ruled a block by the NFL. ...

Ratings dip to 18.6M for Golden Globes despite NFL lead-in

Football 01/07/19, 16:59

Preliminary figures from Nielsen show that Sunday night's Golden Globes were watched by 18.6 million viewers, a slight drop from the 19.1 million that tuned in last year.The NBC broadcast dipped despite an enviable lead-in from the nail-biter NFL Wild Card game between the Philadelphia Eagles and the Chicago Bears. ...

Embiid, Simmons lead 76ers past Mavericks, 106-100

Basketball 01/05/19, 22:10

Joel Embiid had 25 points and 12 rebounds, and Ben Simmons had 20 points, 14 rebounds and 11 assists in the Philadelphia 76ers' 106-100 victory over the Dallas Mavericks on Saturday night.Embiid hit two key free throws late for Philadelphia, which was without Jimmy Butler for the second straight game ...

Brown: Butler wasn’t disrespectful when questioning role

Sports 01/05/19, 20:39

Philadelphia coach Brett Brown denied a report that Jimmy Butler was disrespectful while questioning his role in the 76ers offense.A report published on Friday said that Butler recently challenged Brown in a disrespectful way and wants to be utilized differently in the coach's offensive scheme.Brown dismissed the report before Saturday's ...

NHL Capsules

Hockey 01/05/19, 16:23

TJ Brodie scored 1:59 into overtime, sending the Calgary Flames to a 3-2 victory over the Philadelphia Flyers on Saturday.Matthew Tkachuk tied it at 3 with 4:17 left in regulation, and then assisted on Brodie's fifth of the season.Philadelphia's Jordan Weal turned the puck over in the Flyers' offensive zone ...

Brodie’s OT goal leads Flames past Flyers 3-2

Football 01/05/19, 16:07

TJ Brodie scored 1 minute, 59 seconds into overtime after Matthew Tkachuk tied it with 4:17 left in regulation to lead the Calgary Flames to a 3-2 victory over the Philadelphia Flyers on Saturday.Tkachuk assisted on the winner in the 3-on-3 extra session. Philadelphia's Jordan Weal turned the puck over ...

30 years after Fog Bowl, Bears-Eagles meet again in playoffs

Football 01/04/19, 16:25

Buddy Ryan's feud with Mike Ditka dominated headlines when the Philadelphia Eagles returned to the playoffs following a six-year absence to play the Chicago Bears on New Year's Eve 1988.Then weather stole the show.Late in the second quarter with the Bears leading 17-6, things got weird. A dense fog rolled ...

Saints earn NFC’s top seed for first time since 2009

Football 01/04/19, 03:31

Half of the NFC playoff field is back from last year, including the defending Super Bowl champion Philadelphia Eagles , who wobbled and hobbled into the postseason party as the sixth and final seed after a season-long slog.The Saints earned the No. 1 seed for the first time since 2009, ...

Hurricanes score 3 goals in 2nd to beat Flyers 5-3

Hockey 01/03/19, 21:57

Dougie Hamilton, Justin Williams and Teuvo Teravainen scored second-period goals to lead the Carolina Hurricanes past the woeful Philadelphia Flyers, 5-3 on Thursday night.The Flyers fired coach Dave Hakstol and general manager Ron Hextall last month and the shake-up has yet to spark any kind of sign of playoff life ...

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