Trump set for his first Army-Navy football game as president

Sports 12/08/18, 14:38

President Donald Trump mixed politics and sports Saturday, announcing the departure of his chief of staff before settling in for Army-Navy football game. The commander in chief flew to Philadelphia for the 119th meeting in the storied rivalry between the service ...

Grugier-Hill apologizes for saying Cowboys “always choke”

Football 12/07/18, 16:15

Eagles linebacker Kamu Grugier-Hill says he apologized to coach Doug Pederson for trash talking the Dallas Cowboys earlier this week.Grugier-Hill told a Philadelphia television reporter on Wednesday: "Look at Dallas' history. They always choke. So we'll go down there ...

Hamilton tax records, other 300-year-old docs gets new home

U.S. 12/07/18, 11:05

Alexander Hamilton's tax records, the blueprints for the largest municipal building in the United States and police logs of horse thieves all have a new home now that the Philadelphia City Archives has opened its state-of-the art facility.The new 65,000-square-foot ...

Political football: Trump to handle coin toss at Army-Navy

Sports 12/07/18, 10:30

President Donald Trump will officiate the coin toss before the Army-Navy game on Saturday. West Point made the announcement on Friday leading to the game at Lincoln Financial Field in Philadelphia, where the No. 22 Black Knights (9-2) play the Midshipmen ...

Back to winning, Eagles in control of playoff hopes

Football 12/04/18, 15:35

It took the Philadelphia Eagles 13 weeks to win consecutive games and they have to keep doing it to reach the playoffs.At least the defending Super Bowl champions control their fate.If they win out, they'll secure the NFC East. But ...

Redskins QB McCoy injured; Sanchez in against Eagles

Football 12/03/18, 21:14

Washington Redskins quarterback Colt McCoy suffered an injury to his right leg and was replaced by Mark Sanchez in the second quarter of Monday night's game against Philadelphia.McCoy's return was questionable. He limped off the field after completing all four ...

Flyers hire Fletcher as new general manager

Hockey 12/03/18, 20:02

The Philadelphia Flyers turned to an outsider to try and win their first Stanley Cup in nearly 45 years.The Flyers hired Chuck Fletcher as their general manager on Monday in hopes that he can resuscitate a playoff team from a ...

Butler, Simmons spark 76ers past Grizzlies 103-95

Basketball 12/02/18, 20:42

Jimmy Butler continued his run as Philadelphia's stretch-run shooter, scoring 13 of his 21 points in the fourth quarter to lead the 76ers to a 103-95 victory over the Memphis Grizzlies on Sunday night.Butler hit winning shots against Charlotte and ...

Weise helps Flyers defeat slumping Penguins 4-2

Hockey 12/01/18, 21:49

Dale Weise scored in the first minute of the third period and the Philadelphia Flyers held on for a 4-2 victory over the Pittsburgh Penguins on Saturday night.Claude Giroux, Travis Konecny and Jakub Voracek also scored for the Flyers, who ...

Joel Embiid, Ben Simmons help 76ers rout Wizards

Basketball 11/30/18, 21:28

Joel Embiid had 16 points and 15 rebounds, Ben Simmons added 13 points and 10 assists and both Philadelphia stars sat for the final quarter and a half in the 76ers' 123-98 victory over the Washington Wizards on Friday night.T.J. ...

Pennsylvania state lawmaker gets probation in bribery case

U.S. 11/30/18, 15:42

A state representative convicted of taking $4,000 in bribes from a confidential informant received probation Friday from a judge who was critical of the undercover investigation that snared her.Democratic Rep. Vanessa Lowery Brown, of Philadelphia, was sentenced to 23 months ...

End of the line for train station’s flipping departure board

U.S. 11/30/18, 12:48

The clickety-clacking departures board at Philadelphia's main train station will soon be moving on down the line.Amtrak announced Friday that the flipping board at 30th Street Station will be replaced with a digital display in January.Officials say the Solari board ...

No pain, no gain in the playoff chase

Football 11/29/18, 23:32

Nigel Bradham played nearly an entire game with a broken thumb that required surgery afterward.Why?The Philadelphia Eagles are fighting for a playoff spot and needed their best linebacker."It was definitely painful but it was something I had to get through," ...

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