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MLB trade rumors: Phillies could start throwing money around soon

The trade deadline is approaching and the Phillies will no doubtedly be sellers. According to Jon Heyman of MLB Network and Fan Rag sports, Pat Neshak is the most likely Phil to be traded before July 31, and the most popular. He also says the Phillies are shopping Jeremy Hellickson and are willing...

Sunday, July 23, 2017 - 3:29pm

Is Phillies' Aaron Nola the team's ace of the future?

When the Phillies drafted Aaron Nola in the first round of the 2014 MLB draft they expected to have a big-league ready pitcher — and they did, as the hurler made it to Philadelphia just over one year later in 2015. From there, Nola pieced together a respectable rookie campaign going 6-2 with...

Sunday, July 23, 2017 - 2:52pm

Eagles training camp guide: 5 things to watch for

It’s finally time for meaningful football. Well, sort of. When quarterbacks, rookies and select veterans report to the NovaCare Complex Monday to begin training camp, the eyes of a contender-hungry city will be on Doug Pederson and the Philadelphia Eagles. Between July 24 and the Eagles...

Sunday, July 23, 2017 - 2:04pm

PHL: A global destination

I was travelling through Old City the other day. As I passed Independence Hall, I noticed a long line of people snaking around the block that had come to see this historic landmark. When you live and work in Philadelphia, it’s sometimes easy to forget that people travel from all around the...

Tuesday, July 18, 2017 - 5:03am

Brendan Warren impressed with Flyers organization after offseason trade

Brendan Warren was just laying around, taking in an easy Friday night. His phone rang around 9:30 p.m. with the call coming from the Arizona Coyotes, informing him of his inclusion in a trade to Philadelphia for Nick Cousins and goaltending prospect, Merrick Madsen. “I was kind of shocked...

Thursday, July 13, 2017 - 2:02pm

The dynasty you don’t know about at Flyers' Trial on the Isle

It was three years ago when Morgan Sherwin was scrolling through her Twitter feed and saw the Philadelphia Flyers account post about an upcoming volleyball tournament to be held at the annual Trial on the Isle in Stone Harbor. She told her friend, Shannon Thomas, about the event, resulting in the...

Thursday, July 13, 2017 - 12:20pm

PHOTOS: Flyers prospects at 2017 Trial on the Isle

 The Flyers top prospects took to the beach to play volleyball, cornhole, have potato sack races and play a little hockey — among a variety of other activities (like bubble soccer) — for the benefit of adoring fans Wednesday in Stone Harbor, NJ. Above are some snapshots of the...

Wednesday, July 12, 2017 - 5:33pm

Phillies MLB All-Star break report card

Not many Phillies on the honor roll after a first half that puts the team dead last in all of baseball. Come to think of it, not a ton of passing grades either. Here's a look at the Phillies roster and how we rate their performance through the season's first half. C Cameron Rupp — D...

Wednesday, July 12, 2017 - 5:17pm

Is Joel Embiid keeping his summer tour going at ESPYs?

Joel Embiid is a man about town. Philadelphia, London, Miami, and now Los Angeles. According to his Instagram story, the Sixers' 23-year-old center touched down in L.A at some point Wednesday, after making a much-publicized appearance Monday at the MLB home run derby — and catching two...

Wednesday, July 12, 2017 - 5:12pm

Jonah Bolden's ascent could be the end for Jahlil Okafor with Sixers

If Jahlil Okafor's days in Philadelphia weren't limited before, they certainly are now with the emergence of forward Jonah Bolden in summer league. The Sixers drafted Bolden with the 36th overall pick in June's draft and he has shown a lot of promise on both ends of the court in the...

Wednesday, July 12, 2017 - 3:28pm

History of having back-to-back No. 1 picks in NBA looks promising for Sixers

By trading for the Celtics first overall pick and selecting Markelle Fultz, the 76ers became the eighth team in NBA (or BAA) history to make the first pick in the draft two years in a row. At face value, such a happening remains a pretty promising sign for the future, if not a brutal commentary on...

Wednesday, July 12, 2017 - 2:07pm

MLB trade rumors: Phillies Tommy Joseph, Pat Neshek good fits for Yankees

The Yankees' biggest areas of need appear to be first base and bullpen and, if they choose to be buyers, the Phillies have pretty attractive players available at both positions. Pat Neshek, the Phillies' lone All-Star has had a superb first half, boasting a 1.30 ERA. He is no doubt the...

Tuesday, July 11, 2017 - 4:49pm

5 Questions we have with Phillies at midway point

1. What will Nick Williams’ playing time be? The highly-touted outfielder finally got his call-up to the big leagues a few weeks prior to the all-star break. In 10 games, he posted a .281 average with a homer. It was nothing to get too excited about, but he certainly didn’t look out of...

Tuesday, July 11, 2017 - 2:18pm

Pair of goalie prospects have sights set on Flyers No. 1 job

Flyers General Manager Ron Hextall locked up veteran goalies Michal Neuvirth and Brian Elliott for the next two years to serve as a bridge until one of the nine – yes nine – goalies in their system emerges as a potential and long-term No. 1 option. Two of the leading candidates, Felix...

Tuesday, July 11, 2017 - 1:53pm

When is 2017 MLB trade deadline?

Everyone knows the push for the playoffs unofficially begins after the All-Star break each season. Which means that following Tuesday's midsummer classic, teams will begin the shuffle their rosters in an attempt to improve their chances of winning a pennant or Wild Card by making a trade ahead...

Monday, July 10, 2017 - 4:50pm

Eagles wide receivers assemble in North Dakota for Carson Wentz retreat

Eagles' players aren't due back in the NovaCare Complex for training camp for another two weeks. But as is Carson Wentz' style, that doesn't mean it's too early to start getting ready to win in the fall. As they have twice during his short tenure as Eagles franchise quarterback...

Monday, July 10, 2017 - 4:34pm

Oskar Lindblom’s rise with Flyers a credit to his hard work

In Sweden, Oskar Lindblom says there really aren’t any skating coaches like there are in the states. Because of that, he had to take the onus of improving his weakness -- skating -- on his own time and in his own way. Scouting reports listed his agility as his major weakness. After being...

Monday, July 10, 2017 - 2:37pm

Glen Macnow: Dear Joel Embiid: Please don’t ever change — not a thing

Stay on Twitter, tweaking Kristaps Porzingas. And on Instagram, cursing out LaVar Ball. Rip off your shirt and dance at Meek Mill concerts. Show up at nightclubs and party in your own Sixers jersey. Grab your I-Phone and publicly proclaim love for your teammates, fans and “The Process”...

Monday, July 10, 2017 - 2:21pm

Why Sixers have found perfect fit with J.J. Redick

Now that Markelle Fultz’s ankle injury appears not to be too serious, the 76ers can exhale and start focusing on training camp. Fultz, the No. 1 overall pick from the University of Washington, has been ruled out for the remainder of the summer league to rest his balky ankle....

Monday, July 10, 2017 - 1:55pm

MLB trade rumors: These 5 Phillies players are on the block (Tommy Joseph, Maikel Franco)

The Phillies have the worst record in baseball as the All-Star break approaches and in Philadelphia, fans know what that means. It's time to start trade talks. Philly will no doubt be sellers as the deadline approaches on July 31, and despite their less than mediocre play (they have 58 losses...

Sunday, July 9, 2017 - 5:55pm