Starlin Castro homers in 10th, lifts Miami over Phillies 3-1

Baseball 04/25/19, 21:48

Starlin Castro hit a two-run homer with two outs in the 10th inning to lift the Miami Marlins to a 3-1 victory over the Philadelphia Phillies on Thursday night.Marlins starter Caleb Smith gave up one run and three hits, striking out eight in six innings and five relievers pitched four ...

Hoskins taunts Rhame after near-beanings, Phils top Mets 6-0

Sports 04/24/19, 21:48

Rhys Hoskins homered off reliever Jacob Rhame and taunted him with a slow jog around the bases a night after Rhame buzzed him with two fastballs, and the struggling Philadelphia Phillies beat the New York Mets 6-0 on Wednesday.Hoskins was furious after Rhame sailed two pitches over his head with ...

Nets’ summer includes decision on Russell after playoff run

Basketball 04/24/19, 13:56

D'Angelo Russell was an All-Star and the Brooklyn Nets became a playoff team. Neither looked likely four months ago. So it was a surprisingly successful season, though there's plenty for the Nets to build on — including a decision on whether Russell will have a role. Nets players were proud of their ...

76ers season has gone south with each visit to Toronto

Basketball 04/24/19, 01:32

The 76ers have gone south in Toronto.Sixers coach Brett Brown wants the season series to come with an asterisk.Sure, the Raptors went 3-1 against the Sixers, but Philadelphia has evolved thanks to a pair of splashy trades this season that could skew the perception that Toronto has been the dominant ...

Simmons, Embiid usher 76ers past Nets and into 2nd round

Sports 04/23/19, 21:47

Ben Simmons thumped his chest after a big dunk , Joel Embiid pointed toward an overmatched defender on a slam of his own, and the Philadelphia 76ers flexed their offensive muscle from the opening tip to beat the Brooklyn Nets 120-100 on Tuesday night and close out their Eastern Conference ...

Wheeler homers, strikes out 11 as Mets rout Phillies 9-0

Baseball 04/23/19, 21:02

Zack Wheeler hit his first major league home run and struck out 11 in seven sharp innings as the New York Mets handed the Philadelphia Phillies their fifth loss in six games, 9-0 on Tuesday night.The only spirit the Phillies showed came with two outs in the ninth when two ...

From cozy get-together to huge event, NFL draft has soared

Football 04/23/19, 11:59

Bert Bell had been burned and sought a way to get even.His creation, the NFL draft, has become an industry unto itself and the league's third-most popular annual event behind the Super Bowl and opening weekend.Bell owned the Philadelphia Eagles in 1933 and was hot to sign Stanley "King Kong" ...

Bill Cosby fighting $1M/month legal bill in arbitration

California 04/23/19, 08:24

A fee dispute between actor Bill Cosby and one in a string of law firms hired to address his legal problems shows the firm was billing Cosby $1 million a month in the run-up to his first sex assault trial.The imprisoned Cosby is challenging a California arbitration award that trims ...

Harper angrily confronts ump, Phillies fall to Mets 5-1

Sports 04/22/19, 22:38

Bryce Harper bolted from the bench to angrily confront the plate umpire after being ejected, and it took three members of the Philadelphia Phillies to hold back the enraged slugger Monday night in a 5-1 loss to the New York Mets.Steven Matz atoned for a dismal start last week in ...

Harper ejected, bolts from dugout to confront plate umpire

Sports 04/22/19, 21:39

Bryce Harper bolted from the dugout to angrily confront the plate umpire after being ejected Monday night, and it took three members of the Philadelphia Phillies to hold back the enraged slugger.Harper was tossed four batters after being called out on strikes by Mark Carlson to begin the fourth inning ...

Country star, Titans coach talk about NFL draft in Nashville

Sports 04/22/19, 02:55

Country music star Tim McGraw watched as Philadelphia hosted the NFL draft in 2017 with more than 250,000 people on hand and immediately had a vision of how to make the three-day event even better.Bring it to Nashville and add the Music City touch."My first thought was, 'Man I'd love ...

Flyers remove statue of late singer Kate Smith

Sports 04/21/19, 18:40

The Philadelphia Flyers removed a statue of late singer Kate Smith outside NHL team's arena Sunday, two days after covering it amid allegations of racism against the 1930s star with a popular recording of "God Bless America.""The NHL principle 'Hockey is for Everyone' is at the heart of everything the ...

Gray, Rockies beat Phillies 4-1 for 6th win in 7 games

Baseball 04/21/19, 18:03

Jon Gray pitched six scoreless innings, Tony Wolters had a two-run double and the Colorado Rockies beat the Philadelphia Phillies 4-1 Sunday for their sixth win in seven games. Trevor Story and Ian Desmond also had RBI singles for the Rockies, who won three of four against the Phillies for their ...

Nets GM fined, suspended for entering refs locker room

Sports 04/21/19, 12:40

Nets general manager Sean Marks has been suspended one game without pay and fined $25,000 for entering the referees' locker room after Brooklyn's loss to Philadelphia in Game 4 of their playoff series.The Nets lost 112-108 on Saturday in a game in which Brooklyn's Jared Dudley and Philadelphia's Jimmy Butler ...

Butler, Dudley tossed after Embiid’s foul in 76ers-Nets game

Sports 04/20/19, 18:27

Jared Dudley didn't like the way Joel Embiid has been delivering fouls.Jimmy Butler didn't like the way Dudley tried to show it.They both ended up getting ejected Saturday after their reactions led to a scuffle.CORRECTS TO SECOND HALF NOT FIRST HALF - Brooklyn Nets head coach Kenny Atkinson, third from ...

Segura, Kingery, Arano put on IL by Phillies

Baseball 04/20/19, 18:17

Shortstops Jean Segura and Scott Kingery and reliever Victor Arano were placed on the 10-day injured list Saturday by the Philadelphia Phillies.Right-handers Drew Anderson, Lefty Austin Davis and infielder Mitch Walding were recalled from Triple-A Lehigh Valley.Segura injured his left hamstring in a win over the New York Mets on ...

Philadelphia beats Montreal 3-0 for 4th win in 5 games

Sports 04/20/19, 16:55

Cory Burke and Jamiro Monteiro scored in the Philadelphia Union's 3-0 victory over the Montreal Impact on Saturday.Philadelphia (4-3-1) has won four of its last five games.Burke blasted a roller from outside the area just inside the far post to open the scoring in the 14th minute Monteiro, on loan ...

Embiid returns, leads 76ers past Nets 112-108 for 3-1 lead

Basketball 04/20/19, 16:51

Joel Embiid had 31 points and 16 rebounds, and passed to Mike Scott for the go-ahead 3-pointer with 18 seconds left as the Philadelphia 76ers beat the Brooklyn Nets 112-108 on Saturday to take a 3-1 series lead.Embiid also had a flagrant foul that led to a scuffle and two ...

Embiid starting Game 4 for 76ers against Nets

Sports 04/20/19, 14:06

Joel Embiid is back in the starting lineup for the Philadelphia 76ers for Game 4 of their playoff series against the Brooklyn Nets.Embiid missed Game 3 with left knee soreness and was listed as doubtful to play Saturday. But he warmed up before the game and was listed among the ...

Blackmon’s 2-run HR in 12th lifts Rockies past Phillies 4-3

Baseball 04/20/19, 00:43

Charlie Blackmon hit a two-out, two-run home run in the 12th inning, and the Colorado Rockies beat Philadelphia 4-3 on Friday night in a game that saw two Phillies players leave early due to injuries.Bryce Harper hit a two-out, RBI double in the top of the 12th — his fifth ...

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