Atkinson, Panarin lead Blue Jackets past Flyers, 4-3

Hockey 12/22/18, 15:50

Cam Atkinson scored two goals and Artemi Panarin had a goal and two assists to lead the Columbus Blue Jackets to a 4-3 victory over the Philadelphia Flyers on Saturday.Zach Werenski also scored and Pierre-Luc Dubois added three assists for ...

Philadelphia’s 2 top prosecutors trade war of words

U.S. 12/21/18, 16:26

Philadelphia's two top prosecutors are locked in a war of words that echo their polarized view on criminal justice issues. The dispute has become public this week as U.S. Attorney William McSwain accused city District Attorney Larry Krasner of "abdicating his ...

Hart leads Flyers past Predators 2-1

Hockey 12/20/18, 21:54

Carter Hart made 31 saves for his second straight win in his second NHL start, and the Philadelphia Flyers beat the Nashville Predators 2-1 on Thursday night.Claude Giroux and Jakub Voracek scored for the Flyers, who won their second straight ...

Rookie Avonte Maddox is big part of Eagles’ defense

Football 12/20/18, 18:07

Avonte Maddox has turned into a do-it-all defensive back in a secondary decimated by injuries.The rookie fourth-round pick began the season as Philadelphia's fifth cornerback, but has become one of the team's most valuable defensive players. Maddox entered the starting ...

Philadelphia Zoo has new bear, and news about baby bear

U.S. 12/20/18, 17:01

The Philadelphia Zoo has a new bear and some baby bear news. A 16-year-old Andean bear named Joaquin made his debut on Thursday. Officials also announced 6-year-old sloth bear Kayla is pregnant with a cub and is due in the next ...

Big NFL Week 16 of inter-conference matchups

Football 12/20/18, 16:23

For inter-conference matchups in the penultimate week of the season, the NFL couldn't have done much better. Pittsburgh at New Orleans, Houston at Philadelphia, Kansas City at Seattle, and Washington at Tennessee all have significant playoff implications.Not a bad way ...

Eagles again counting on Nick Foles in high-stakes games

Sports 12/20/18, 14:04

Nick Foles understands his Super Bowl MVP trophy isn't going to help when J.J. Watt and Jadeveon Clowney are chasing after him.No matter the pressure, he usually stays calm and plays with poise.The Philadelphia Eagles are again counting on Foles ...

Bears, Texans give last-place teams hope for 2019

Sports 12/20/18, 02:21

There's hope in 2019 for the Jaguars, Raiders, Giants and other teams who will finish last in the division this year.The Chicago Bears (10-4) already won the NFC North to complete a worst-to-first turnaround, and the Houston Texans (10-4) are ...

4 now charged in quadruple slaying in Philadelphia basement

U.S. 12/19/18, 16:37

Four people have now been arrested in the murders of two men, a woman and a teenage girl found shot in a Philadelphia basement last month.Police announced murder, robbery, conspiracy and other charges Wednesday against Robert Long, 30, Nasir Moss-Robertson, ...

Rudy Gay scores 21 as the Spurs defeat 76ers 123-96

Basketball 12/17/18, 23:08

Rudy Gay had 21 points and LaMarcus Aldridge and DeMar DeRozan each added 20 as San Antonio Spurs defeated the Philadelphia 76ers 123-96 on Monday night. San Antonio bounced back after squandering a 21-point lead in a loss to Chicago on ...

NHL in-season coaching changes in salary-cap era

Sports 12/17/18, 18:14

The 56 in-season NHL coaching changes since beginning of salary cap era in 2005:2005-06New York Islanders replaced Steve Stirling with Brad Shaw, missed playoffsNew Jersey Devils replaced resigning Larry Robinson with Lou Lamoriello, made playoffsPittsburgh Penguins replaced Ed Olczyk with ...

Philadelphia records most homicides in over a decade

U.S. 12/17/18, 17:23

Philadelphia has seen more homicides this year than in any other in over a decade, as a particularly violent summer morphed into a deadly fall.Police data show that there have been 333 homicides in the city as of Sunday, an ...

source: Mets sign C Wilson Ramos to 2-year deal

Sports 12/16/18, 18:22

The New York Mets have agreed to a $19.5 million, two-year contract with free agent catcher Wilson Ramos, according to a person familiar with the negotiations.The deal likely signals an end to the Mets' pursuit of Marlins catcher J.T. Realmuto. ...

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