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NBA Trade Rumors: Sixers shopping Jahlil Okafor, Celtics have interest

The Sixers are reportedly actively shopping center Jahlil Okafor, a player who has been attached to trade rumors for nearly three seasons now. After being selected third overall three years ago, the center showed he could score in the NBA but not much else. The emergence of Joel Embiid has made...

Thursday, September 21, 2017 - 2:42pm

3 things to watch for when the Eagles look to trounce lowly Giants

The Eagles have the chance to win a second division game in three weeks, and will get the opportunity to kick the rival Giants while they are down this Sunday, a 1 p.m. kickoff on FOX. The 0-2 Giants have looked positively dreadful, and are on the verge of falling well behind in the race for the...

Thursday, September 21, 2017 - 2:18pm

Flyers preseason guide: dos and don'ts for tune up matches

The Flyers season, albeit the preseason, has begun. They are 1-3, including a loss in the rookie game, thus far. However, these are exhibition games and obviously don’t count a lick. Still, there are areas to keep an eye on. To help you determine the difference, here are some Do’s and...

Thursday, September 21, 2017 - 1:33pm

What should Eagles do about offensive line issues?

Two weeks into the 2017 Eagles season the team is 1-1, with a road victory against a division opponent and a tightly contested loss at one of the toughest venues in the NFL against one of the toughest teams in the NFL. There's a lot to be happy about. But one of the more surprising parts of...

Wednesday, September 20, 2017 - 3:10pm

5 reasons to believe in the Phillies again

If the playoffs positions for major league baseball were soley based on the last 30 games, the Phillies would be tied for the second Wild Card spot. Obviously that is an absurd notion, and there is a reason why teams play 162 games each season. And the Phillies still have the second-worst record...

Wednesday, September 20, 2017 - 2:46pm

Sixers say no restrictions on Ben Simmons, Joel Embiid extension possible

Remember Joel Embiid minute watch last season?  Sixers fans — the hardcore ones at least — learned to memorize exactly when the star center was expected to step on and off the floor as part of his frustrating 25-minutes per game restriction last season. Though his status for 2017...

Wednesday, September 20, 2017 - 1:55pm

Carson Wentz is Eagles leading rusher, most frequently hit QB in NFL

Eagles fans will hear these numbers a lot in the upcoming week — 54 called passes to 13 runs. That's the ratio the Eagles implemented in their 27-20, a 69.4 percent clip in favor of the aerial attack, the third highest in the NFL among teams having played two games thus far. Sophomore...

Monday, September 18, 2017 - 3:16pm

Phillies bullpen a surprising strength, another reason for hope

We interrupt The Rhys Hoskins Show to bring you this important message: The Phillies’ bullpen may not be as bad as most people seem to think it is. While Hoskins, along with Nick Williams, Jorge Alfaro and recent call-up J.P. Crawford are providing a glimpse of the lineup of the near future...

Monday, September 18, 2017 - 2:16pm

Glen Macnow: Eagles' play calling interfering with team's true potential

“On paper we have a great offense. Unfortunately paper doesn't win you games." – Zach Ertz. The Eagles tight end speaks wisdom. Even while his personal stats (13 catches in two games) benefit from a system so pass-crazed that Andy Reid scoffs at it, Ertz realizes the...

Monday, September 18, 2017 - 1:50pm

3 things we learned as Eagles frantic comeback falls short in Kansas City

  The Eagles defense looked impressive early, and the offense held its own against the fiery Chiefs — but a pair of unlucky turnovers at the worst possible times and a defense that crumbled in the fourth quarter led Kansas City to a 27-20 victory in Week 2. Philly made a bevy of...

Sunday, September 17, 2017 - 5:13pm

Flyers prospect round up: Who turned heads at rookie game?

Hockey returned to the Wells Fargo Center on Wednesday as the Flyers hosted the Islanders in a rookie game. The Flyers got a chance to look at, and showcase, their talented prospect pipeline, which ESPN recently ranked as the NHL’s top farm system. With players fighting to make the Flyers,...

Thursday, September 14, 2017 - 1:10pm

3 things to worry about when Eagles take on Chiefs

The Eagles left Washington last Sunday with a win on the ledger but a few big losses on the depth chart. In Week 2, the Eagles and Chiefs will do battle in the midwest with the eyes of the NFL watching two teams — each expected to be moderately good — that have shown they could...

Thursday, September 14, 2017 - 12:42pm

Eagles, Chiefs match up Sunday is like scene from 'Princess Bride'

Remember the scene from the movie "The Princess Bride" where Dread Pirate Roberts (the handsome man in black) and Vizzini challenge eachother to a battle of wits? The princess bride - Battle of the wits https://t.co/1BIZwTv0eh — Karla Denise Nunez (@1pinkfire) August...

Wednesday, September 13, 2017 - 4:02pm

5 numbers to know about red-hot Phillies bomber Rhys Hoskins

If you were at Citizens Bank Park Tuesday night to see the Phillies skirt past the Marlins in the bottom of the 15th inning you were one of a very select few. Rookie outfielder Nick Williams had his first walk off hit (after a ninth inning walk-off by Hyun Soo Kim was reviewed and called out at...

Wednesday, September 13, 2017 - 2:27pm

Phillies tickets just $6 on StubHub, secondary market sites

The Phillies are out of playoff contention, but there are still a bevy of reasons to go to the ballpark. Aside from some pretty immaculate weather — with first pitch in the low 70s and sunny skies — a handful of names have finally taken to the field with regularity and the results have...

Tuesday, September 12, 2017 - 4:38pm

Sixers have no choice but to make Joel Embiid marriage work

Last January, the 76ers finished 10-5, electrified the crowd and proved they were a franchise trending upward. It was all spearheaded by Joel Embiid. Embiid did miss some games during the month – he only played 31 games all season – but the Sixers were suddenly exciting again...

Tuesday, September 12, 2017 - 1:30pm

Eagles injuries: the latest on Ronald Darby, Jason Peters and more

The Eagles won 30-17 in Washington Monday but they paid a high price. A handful of key Eagles players' fates are in doubt after non-contact injuries took their toll on one of the NFL's healthiest teams heading into Week 1. Here's the latest on Ronald Darby, Jason Peters and Caleb...

Monday, September 11, 2017 - 4:05pm

Glen Macnow: Eagles Week 1 win stirs memories of Andy Reid-Donovan McNabb era

Stop me if this sounds familiar. Season opener, second year for an Eagles QB who was the second-overall draft pick, coming off a losing season behind an inarticulate first-time coach whom critics declare unqualified. The Eagles open on the road against an NFC rival they never beat and  . . ....

Monday, September 11, 2017 - 2:03pm

3 things we learned as Eagles pass rush buried Washington

One need not be a football expert to notice the Eagles defense had a new look as they kicked off their season with a 30-17 victory. Sure, there were a handful of uncomfortable penalties and the issues in the team's secondary have gotten even worse as the team could be without ace cornerback...

Sunday, September 10, 2017 - 5:41pm

3 things to watch for when Eagles open season in Washington

Finally, football that counts. The Eagles open their regular season Sunday afternoon with a 1 p.m. kickoff at Washington against the Redskins, on FOX. The hype, curiosity and pontificating can turn into entertainment and substantiated arguments when the Birds take to the field and begin their trek...

Thursday, September 7, 2017 - 4:27pm