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Oct. 15 declared NYCFC Soccer Day across city

Forget the World Cup, which had New York City going wild for soccer — errr, football — earlier this summer. The sport is getting its very own day across the five boroughs on Oct. 15, which has been declared NYCFC Soccer Day. NYCFC Soccer Day will feature players from the New York City...

Thursday, October 4, 2018 - 12:41pm

New exclusive Erica Herman - Tiger Woods girlfriend - pics, photos

One of the most interesting parts of the President's Cup this weekend wasn't the United States' dominating victory, fueled by stellar play from newcomers like Daniel Berger and Justin Thomas. It wasn't seeing Team USA celebrate with chest bumps and leaps of joy when Charlie Hoffman...

Monday, September 24, 2018 - 7:50am

Back to School: Why kids need to play more than one sport

School is just back in session for most kids, and with the start of the academic year comes decisions about extracurricular activities. While sports are healthy and character-building, focusing on a single sport might not be the way to go for every kid. We talked to Dr. Alexis Colvin, an associate...

Thursday, August 30, 2018 - 12:33pm

Tough Mudder X champ Hunter McIntyre shares his most-shocking food habits

Hunter McIntyre always loved sports, but it wasn’t until he discovered Spartan Race in 2011 that he knew what he wanted to be when he grew up: a professional at obstacle course racing (OCR). The 29-year-old is now the reigning Tough Mudder X champion who will defend his title on Saturday...

Friday, July 27, 2018 - 8:16am

New York Daily News layoffs: Which sports writers are out?

It was a dark Monday in the journalism world as the New York Daily News laid off roughly half of its newsroom, including a number of talented and popular sportswriters.  Owned by Chicago-based Tronc, the Daily News laid off a number of back-shop jobs shortly after taking over in September of...

Monday, July 23, 2018 - 3:34pm

Top 5 Most American Sports Moments

With this being the eve of the Fourth of July, Metro thinks it’s only right to look back at the Top 5 Most American Sports Moments in history. 5. Whitney Houston's Rousing National Anthem at The Super Bowl Whitney Houston’s rendition of “The Star-Spangled Banner” at...

Tuesday, July 3, 2018 - 5:33pm

Where to watch the World Cup in Boston

For diehard soccer fans and casual viewers alike, there’s plenty to do in the city as the World Cup in Russia approaches. From Irish sports bars to the home base for U.S. soccer fans, here’s a roundup of where to watch the World Cup in Boston in the coming weeks. It’s time to...

Wednesday, June 13, 2018 - 8:52am

Massachusetts House speaker sweeps sports betting off 2018 legislative table

House Speaker Robert DeLeo all but dashed the dreams of sports betting enthusiasts hoping that Massachusetts lawmakers might move quickly to capitalize on the newly legal industry, indicating Wednesday that he intended to take his time making a decision on whether to embrace sports gambling. The U...

Wednesday, May 23, 2018 - 3:57pm

NSFW Hot, sexy Instagram pics of Yasmine Nicole (Dak Prescott girlfriend)

Dak Prescott says he is not having sex with his girlfriend, Instagram model Yasmine Nicole, during the football season. You know, for good luck. Well the 2-3 Cowboys aren't having much luck, as they just heard they could be losing running back Ezekiel Elliott for six weeks when his suspension...

Thursday, May 3, 2018 - 12:24am

Playing youth tackle football leads to earlier CTE symptoms: Study

It’s now no secret that the hits most NFL players sustain during football games could lead to chronic traumatic encephalopathy, the degenerative brain disease known as CTE that causes memory loss, aggression, confusion and more. But it’s not just those tackles in a national stadium...

Tuesday, May 1, 2018 - 10:22am

Flyers 2017-18 season in review: Recounting the highs and lows

The Flyers locker room was somber and quiet, as expected, on Sunday after the team was eliminated by the Pittsburgh Penguins in the first round of the Stanley Cup Playoffs. However, each of the half-dozen or so players, as well as the head coach, who were paraded in front of a giant throng of...

Wednesday, April 25, 2018 - 3:52pm

Bill Buchanan AKA Mike Zaun thrilled for return of Mike Francesa

Legions of Mike Francesa fans are thrilled at the idea of ‘New Yawk’s Numbuh One’ man returning to the airwaves, the longtime host of WFAN apparently headed back to his afternoon show after five months away from the station. And no one might be more thrilled than Bill Buchanan....

Wednesday, April 25, 2018 - 11:29am

Eagles 2018 full mock draft: three scenarios

It’s been a long time coming, but the NFL Draft is here. Waiting through this off-season has been more bearable than usual for Eagles fans, mostly thanks to the good vibes that come with being Super Bowl Champions. It’s good news too, because they’ll have to wait through the...

Wednesday, April 25, 2018 - 10:19am

Sixers make short work of Heat as 'The Process' advances to second round

Process believers and Process deniers are no longer distinctions in Philadelphia. After Tuesday night's 104-91 win over the Miami Heat — clinching a playoff series win for the first time since 2012 — The Process has already surpassed even the most optimistic of expectations. Even...

Tuesday, April 24, 2018 - 10:41pm

Meek Mill's nightmare comes to an end as Sixers' dream season continues

Before playing in Super Bowl LII, the Philadelphia Eagles trotted onto the field to the tune of "Dreams and Nightmares." The Meek Mill tune hyped the team so much that they proudly won a championship for Meek's home town while the rapper sat in a prison cell, stuck there after being...

Tuesday, April 24, 2018 - 8:07pm

Eagles' Nick Foles is happy, but could be happier

It's still a little jarring to consider that Nick Foles won Super Bowl MVP. After being traded away from the Eagles three years ago. And then nearly retiring from professional football. And then the emergence of Carson Wentz as an MVP-candidate quarterback. Even the man himself is still trying...

Tuesday, April 24, 2018 - 4:48pm

Jason Kelce's gives look inside epic Super Bowl parade speech

A year ago, Jason Kelce was the subject of trade rumors. He was the subject of rumors of getting cut by the Eagles due to his favorable contract structure. He was being called overrated on Philly talk radio and even he himself was questioning whether he was good enough to keep playing in the NFL....

Tuesday, April 24, 2018 - 4:02pm

Are Eagles actually going to visit the White House?

It's no secret that the Eagles are a progressive locker room. Led by Malcolm Jenkins, Chris Long and recently departed Torrey Smith, several Eagles' players have suggested that they would not accept an invitation to the White House.  It is, of course, customary for the Super Bowl...

Monday, April 23, 2018 - 4:52pm

What will it take for Sixers to close out Heat in 5?

It's been a season of firsts for the Sixers.  The first playoff berth since 2012, the first team to win 50-plus games since 2001, the first rookie to have 12 triple doubles since 1961, and the first playoff series for the fruits of The Process — Joel Embiid, Ben Simmons, Dario Saric...

Monday, April 23, 2018 - 4:22pm

NFL Rumors: Are Eagles clearing cap space for Dez Bryant?

In technicality, there is no actual penalty for NFL teams if they are over the salary cap. Teams have a limit of around $177 million to spend on players in the 2018 season, and the NFL will, presumably, make any transaction that goes over the cam threshhold invalid. That being said, the Eagles...

Monday, April 23, 2018 - 2:04pm