Home
 
Choose Your City
Change City

Philadelphia

After scoring 46 points in L.A., what is Joel Embiid's ceiling?

Wednesday in Los Angeles, Joel Embiid had a career night. His stat line is awe-inspiring. The second-year center scored 46 points and had 15 rebounds, seven assists, seven blocks, and made 14-of 20 shots from the field as well as 16-of-19 from the free throw line. It's worth noting that in a...

Thursday, November 16, 2017 - 4:37pm

Local beer 'Dallas Sucks' fuels renewed Eagles-Cowboys rivalry

People in Philadelphia really dislike people in Dallas. And it's pretty much completely football related. About a year ago, Eagles superfan and Weyerbacher Brewery Chief Operating Officer Josh Lampe was behind the counter at Jose Pistola's — a center city Philadelphia bar — and...

Thursday, November 16, 2017 - 3:11pm

3 things to watch for as rested Eagles face short-handed Cowboys

It seems like it's been longer than two weeks since we saw the Eagles pummel the Broncos to jump to 8-1 and the NFL's best record. Since that time, the Eagles have become the talk of sportsradio not only in Philadelphia but across the country. Are they shoe-ins for the No. 1 seed in the...

Thursday, November 16, 2017 - 2:31pm

The people behind the South Philly version of ‘Ghostbusters’

Philly has always been an off-the-radar gem for filmmakers. Films and TV shows often show Philly some love by having the story actually set here, instead of, well, New York. Hits like “It’s Always Sunny in Philadelphia” and “Silver Linings Playbook” put city pride...

Thursday, November 16, 2017 - 5:06am

Legacy of Phil Jasner lives, breathes in book by son Andy

Andy Jasner's latest work is mostly research, and team work, two things his father, Sixers beat writer, NBA hall of famer and jack of all trades features writer Phil Jasner loved. Andy and Metro chatted about what it took to piece together his favorite works from his dad, and getting heartfelt...

Wednesday, November 15, 2017 - 8:19pm

Otto Porter, Sixers NBA trade rumors: How will Wizards make room for DeMarcus Cousins?

The Wizards need to do everything they can do to keep John Wall. And that means trading for Pelicans center (and potential league MVP) DeMarcus Cousins. It has been no secret that Boogie and Wall have wanted to play with one another for a long time, and this could be the year it happens —...

Wednesday, November 15, 2017 - 2:28pm

Fantasy football: Start Jay Ajayi, workload likely to increase

Just a few days after the Eagles traded a fourth round pick to the Dophins for Jay Ajayi, the 24-year-old running back led the team in rushing in a blowout win against the Broncos. He had eight carries for 77 yards and a big touchdown — his first of the year — but it wasn't...

Wednesday, November 15, 2017 - 1:56pm

Eagles Super Bowl? The psychological implications of a Philadelphia championship run

It's been passed on from generation to generation of Philadelphia sports fans: don't get your hopes up. From the Phillies collapse of 1964, to the lean times of the 1970s, to the early 2000s Eagles' failures to win a Super Bowl all the way to the beginning of the Sixers' painful...

Tuesday, November 14, 2017 - 5:31pm

NFL Week 11 Power Rankings: Saints move past Patriots, Cowboys plummet

1. Philadelphia Eagles (8-1) Bye. Last Week: 1 The league got a taste of adding Jay Ajayi to what was already a top five rushing attack when he sprinted for a 46-yard touchdown on the handful of carries he was given against Denver. Now the Eagles have had their bye week to fully integrate Ajayi...

Tuesday, November 14, 2017 - 3:27pm

PGA in Philly: Philadelphia lands men's, women's major championship

What will the Philadelphia sports landscape look like in 10 years? Will the Eagles finally have a Super Bowl title? Will the Sixers' Process be complete?  After an annoucement made Tuesday we know one thing for sure about this city's sports scene in 2027 — it will host a major...

Tuesday, November 14, 2017 - 2:33pm

MLB rumors: Phillies making big push for Jake Arrieta

The 2017 offseason is an important one for the Phillies. More than any other winter, the moves Matt Klentak and his front office decide to make over the next few months will inform when the Phillies will try and contend again. A young core of offensive pieces is in place, from J.P. Crawford and...

Monday, November 13, 2017 - 3:58pm

Glen Macnow: My 10 “Must-Keep” 25-and-under Philly athletes list

If you were Czar of Philadelphia Sports and had the power to keep 10 local players for the rest of their careers, who would you lock up? Just a few rules. Each must be no older than 25, which takes out Fletcher Cox and Lane Johnson. No minor-league prospects. And no stacking, all four local teams...

Monday, November 13, 2017 - 3:28pm

Who are Eagles biggest NFC threats?

The Eagles experienced just about the best bye week possible, witnessing losses from all three of their division opponents — their closest rival losing in especially dismal fashion. Now three games clear of those same Cowboys, it's natural to check out some of the NFC opponents that could...

Monday, November 13, 2017 - 2:19pm

NBA trade rumors: Klay Thompson to the Sixers a possibility

The Warriors showed they are still the best team in the NBA as they flexed their muscles in a 135-114 blow out win against the upstart Sixers this weekend. They are runaway favorites to win another NBA title — but their future is murkey. With recent max deals already to Kevin Durant and...

Monday, November 13, 2017 - 11:28am

Meet the competitive eater who also conquers the Philly Marathon

Breandan Lyman, a 28-year-old resident of Point Breeze, is something of a living contradiction. The mustachioed, mohawked Lyman is an accomplished marathon runner, who trains six days a week, running 60 miles per week. He said that he can max out a single day’s workout by running as many as...

Monday, November 13, 2017 - 5:00am

Will four of five games on the road kill the red-hot Eagles?

The Eagles will travel 14,272 miles to play four of their next five games on the road.  And for a team that has an 8-1 record, best in the NFL, and is looking to put a stranglehold first on the NFC East — and then they hope home field throughout the playoffs — the next stretch of...

Sunday, November 12, 2017 - 5:44pm

Flyers' goalie Brian Elliott finally finding his footing

No matter where the Flyers shot the puck, regardless how much they crashed the net or whether it was on the power play or even strength, Minnesota Wild goalie Brian Dubnyk doubled as a brick wall with 32 saves and posted his second straight shutout on Saturday night during a 1-0 victory. The...

Sunday, November 12, 2017 - 3:41pm

Win a Pair of Tickets to An Evening with Brian Reed: Creating S-Town at the Kimmel Center!

An Evening with Brian Reed: Creating S-Town A New Way to Tell a Story Sunday, Dec. 17 at 7pm Brian Reed is the host and co-creator of the podcast S-Town. In his talk, Brian walks his audience through the process of how he and his collaborators developed an entirely new kind of storytelling...

Friday, November 10, 2017 - 11:07am

Eagles midseason awards: Carson Wentz MVP, Jalen Mills most improved

Offensive MVP: Carson Wentz, QB “The most humble guy you’ll come across.” That’s how Wentz’ coach described him to reporters heading into the Eagles’ bye. The Eagles quarterback’s nature as appraised by Doug Pederson is even more impressive now that his...

Thursday, November 9, 2017 - 3:28pm

La Salle basketball preview: Senior scorer B.J. Johnson will be centerpiece

The La Salle Explorers (15-15, 9-9) look to build upon their 2016-17 season, where they took strides offensively but had clear inconsistencies on the defensive side of the ball. They proved to be one of the more surprising teams in the Atlantic 10 Conference out of the gate, with an 11-5, 5-1...

Thursday, November 9, 2017 - 2:16pm