Elliott’s 43-yard FG leads Eagles past Giants 25-22

Football 11/25/18, 16:20

Jake Elliott kicked a 43-yard field goal with 22 seconds remaining, and the Philadelphia Eagles rallied for a 25-22 victory over the New York Giants on Sunday.The defending Super Bowl champions trailed 12-0 early and were down 19-14 in the fourth quarter before Carson Wentz made key throws and undrafted ...

Johnsson has 1st-period hat trick, Maple Leafs rout Flyers

Hockey 11/24/18, 21:59

Andreas Johnsson had a hat trick midway through the first period and the Toronto Maple Leafs routed the Philadelphia Flyers 6-0 on Saturday night.John Tavares, Patrick Marleau and Josh Leivo also scored, and backup goalie Garret Sparks made 35 saves for his first shutout of the season and the second ...

Philadelphia Flyers mascot Gritty surprises wedding party

Hockey 11/24/18, 17:14

What better way to surprise a Philadelphia wedding party than with the instant sensation Gritty?KYW-TV reports newlyweds were shocked when the 7-foot (2-meter) mascot for the NHL's Philadelphia Flyers showed up Friday night and started dancing with the bride.A video taken by a relative and posted to Twitter captures the ...

Clarkson, Hood help Cavaliers hand 76ers first home loss

Basketball 11/23/18, 22:11

Jordan Clarkson scored 14 of his 19 points in the fourth quarter, Rodney Hood had 25 point and the Cleveland Cavaliers stunned Philadelphia 121-112 on Friday night, snapping the 76ers' perfect home record.Philadelphia entered as the NBA's lone undefeated team at home at 10-0, while the Cavaliers were 0-8 on ...

Skinner leads Sabres past Canadiens 3-2, winning streak at 8

Hockey 11/23/18, 20:49

Jeff Skinner scored 3:06 into overtime after getting the tying goal late in regulation, and the Buffalo Sabres beat the Montreal Canadiens 3-2 on Friday for their eighth straight victory.Buffalo's win streak is the longest in the NHL and the team's best stretch since winning 10 in a row to ...

Couturier, Konecny lead Flyers over Rangers 4-0

Hockey 11/23/18, 16:21

Sean Couturier scored a pair of goals, Calvin Pickard made 31 saves in his 12th career shutout and the Philadelphia Flyers beat the New York Rangers 4-0 Friday to stop a four-game losing streak.Travis Konecny had a goal, two assists and got into fight, Jordan Weal scored an empty-net goal ...

Giants, Eagles heading in opposite directions

Football 11/23/18, 15:11

The Giants and Eagles are heading in opposite directions in an up-for-grabs division.At the season's midpoint, Eli Manning's starting job was in jeopardy and New York seemingly was primed for a run at the No. 1 overall pick in next year's draft.But the Giants (3-7) have won two straight after ...

Wildfire smoke is becoming a nationwide health threat

California 11/23/18, 03:21

The impacts of recent forest fires in California reach well beyond the burned areas. Smoke from the Camp Fire created hazardous air quality conditions in San Francisco, more than 170 miles to the southwest – but it didn’t stop there. Cross-country winds carried it across the United States, creating hazy conditions ...

Sabres score 4 in 1st, beat Flyers 5-2 for 7th straight

Hockey 11/21/18, 22:32

Evan Rodrigues had a goal and an assist in Buffalo's four-goal first period, and the Sabres extended their NHL-best winning streak to seven games Wednesday night with a 5-2 victory over the Philadelphia Flyers.It is Buffalo's longest run since taking 10 games in a row to open the 2006-07 season.Buffalo ...

Embiid, 76ers top Pelicans after Davis’ missed free throw

Sports 11/21/18, 21:51

Joel Embiid had 31 points and 19 rebounds, and the Philadelphia 76ers beat the New Orleans Pelicans 121-120 on Wednesday night after Anthony Davis missed the third of three free throws with 2.5 seconds left.The 76ers are 10-0 at home this season. They looked in control, up nine points with ...

Snow, quick temp drop could make Thanksgiving travel tricky

U.S. 11/21/18, 13:51

Possible snow squalls and chilly temperatures could make road trips tricky around Pennsylvania on Thanksgiving Eve. Travelers wait in line to board a train ahead of the Thanksgiving holiday at the 30th Street Station in Philadelphia, Tuesday, Nov. 20, 2018. (AP Photo/Matt Rourke) Travelers wait in security lines at the Pittsburgh International ...

NHL in-season coaching changes in salary-cap era

Hockey 11/21/18, 01:29

The 55 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 Michel Therrien, missed playoffsLos Angeles Kings replaced John Torchetti with ...

76ers’ Fultz set to sit out until right shoulder examined

Basketball 11/20/18, 16:04

Markelle Fultz won't play for the Philadelphia 76ers until his troublesome right shoulder is examined by a specialist on Monday.Fultz, the No. 1 pick of the 2017 draft, added another curious chapter to an injury-plagued career when his representatives informed the Sixers on Tuesday that the guard would be examined ...

Taiwanese student accused of school threat to be deported

U.S. 11/19/18, 19:23

A Taiwanese exchange student accused of threatening to "shoot up" his high school near Philadelphia was spared additional time in prison at his sentencing Monday, but he will be deported and barred from returning to the U.S.A federal judge Monday after nearly two hours of testimony sentenced An-Tso Sun also ...

Eagles are reeling after worst loss by defending champs

Football 11/19/18, 17:35

The defending champs are reeling and seem on the verge of receiving a knockout punch.An embarrassing 48-7 loss to the New Orleans Saints — the most lopsided defeat for a Super Bowl champion — left the Philadelphia Eagles (4-6) one loss from last place. They're optimistic because they are in ...

4 people found ‘executed’ in Philadelphia home’s basement

U.S. 11/19/18, 15:26

Police say two men and two women have been found shot and killed in a basement of a house being renovated in Philadelphia. Police received a call Monday morning to check on the welfare of people at the house after a family member arrived to find the door ajar. Responding officers ...

Bye, bye Broad Street Bullies? Flyers don’t have a fight yet

Hockey 11/19/18, 14:21

Hockey in the NHL is a far different game than it was 45 years ago, when the Broad Street Bullies ruled the ice with their fists.In the 1970s, the Philadelphia Flyers had guys like Dave "The Hammer" Schultz, Bob "The Hound" Kelly and Andre "Moose" Dupont to not just beat ...

Eagles embarrassed by blowout loss to Saints

Football 11/18/18, 22:25

The slow-starting Eagles will see their season end much quicker than they anticipated if their latest performance is any indication.Another dismal first-quarter doomed Philadelphia in a 48-7 loss to the streaking New Orleans Saints on Sunday — the most-lopsided loss ever by a defending Super Bowl champion.The Eagles (4-6) face ...

Brees, Saints singe sinking Eagles, 48-7

Football 11/18/18, 19:49

Drew Brees passed for 363 yards and four touchdowns, and the Saints won their ninth straight with a 48-7 demolition of Philadelphia on Sunday that marked the Eagles' worst loss by far since they won last season's Super Bowl.Brees completed 22 of 30 passes and did not turn the ball ...

Watch geeks drive booming trade in preowned pieces

New York 11/18/18, 10:05

Around two dozen traders sit in an open-layout second floor of a building in suburban Philadelphia. Surrounded by computer monitors, loud conversation and ringing phones, the energy on this trading floor is high and the commodity is blingy.At the headquarters of Govberg, they're not dealing in diamonds or gold but ...

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