Aug 8, 2012, 9:59 AM EDT
Just three days after unfathomable tragedy struck at Lehigh, and one day after the funeral of his oldest son, Garrett, Andy Reid reportedly has returned to training camp as the Eagles begin preparing for Thursday night’s preseason opener.
Aug 6, 2012, 1:00 AM EDT
Preseason football got underway last night with a pair of 2012 Birds foes squaring off in the Hall of Fame Game at Canton, Ohio — and a pair of former Eagles making contrasting statements.
Aug 2, 2012, 2:14 PM EDT
NHL teams are in the process of finalizing their rosters for the season ahead, so without further adieu, who are the favorites to hoist the Stanley Cup next June?
Aug 1, 2012, 6:15 PM EDT
Dom Brown makes his first start of the season in left field, as the Phillies take on the Washington Nationals.
Aug 1, 2012, 1:58 PM EDT
The Flyers agreed to a two-year extension with Peter Laviolette that runs through 2014-15, giving the head coach a vote of confidence, and keeping him behind Philly’s bench for the foreseeable future.
Jul 31, 2012, 1:38 PM EDT
Jason Babin could miss the entire preseason with a strained calf, but that means former first-round pick Brandon Graham has a chance to step up and shine this summer.
Jul 30, 2012, 2:18 PM EDT
Rumors abound the Phillies are talking Cliff Lee trade, but we’ve been down that road. Is it really such a good idea?
Jul 27, 2012, 2:33 PM EDT
Second-year cornerback Curtis Marsh has been practicing with the first-team defense and will serve as the primary backup to Nnamdi Asomugha and Dominique Rodgers-Cromartie after a rookie season as a total non-factor. How did he get there?
Jul 26, 2012, 3:34 PM EDT
We check with the National League Wild Card standings, which have the Phillies 9.5 back two weeks after the All-Star break.
Jul 26, 2012, 1:11 PM EDT
The Eagles cut ties with David Akers last year in favor of Alex Henery, but was that such a smart idea?
Jul 25, 2012, 6:21 PM EDT
For the fourth consecutive day, the Phillies won in dramatic fashion. By responding to a one-run deficit in the bottom of the tenth on Wednesday, they produced both their third comeback and walk-off victories this week in a 6-5 victory against the Milwaukee Brewers that also represents the first three-game sweep of 2012.
Jul 25, 2012, 1:28 PM EDT
The eternal battle for Philadelphia’s column inches continued on Wednesday, as the Eagles refused to let the Phillies and Cole Hamels hog the spotlight. They went out and made a headline-stealing splash with the acquisition of one Mat McBriar, punter. We can’t wait to see the cover of the Daily News tomorrow!
Jul 24, 2012, 4:02 PM EDT
In an interview on 94WIP, Hunter Pence praised the passion of Phillies fans, and made his preference to stay in Philadelphia perfectly clear.
Jul 24, 2012, 2:03 PM EDT
Who are some professional athletes Philly fans can’t stand, but you would love to see in one of the local teams’ uniforms?
Jul 24, 2012, 12:36 AM EDT
While they are constantly tinkering with the 90-man roster, it’s not always the Eagles make a move of consequence in late July. This week, there might be two.
The Birds tried out four punters on Monday, including two-time Pro Bowler and former Dallas Cowboy Mat McBriar, who Reuben Frank believes will eventually sign in Philadelphia. Then tomorrow, the team will host Visanthe Shiancoe, while Tim McManus of the newly formed Birds 24/7 reported there is also interest in Jeremy Shockey, suggesting the a veteran addition could be on the way at tight end as well.
Jul 23, 2012, 2:41 PM EDT
As originally reported by TSN’s Darren Dreger, Rick Nash is heading to the Big Apple on Monday after the New York Rangers sent a package of four pieces to the Columbus Blue Jackets
Jul 23, 2012, 1:49 AM EDT
Mike Patterson will miss all of training camp, maybe longer, but the Eagles appear to have the depth to withstand the loss.
Jul 22, 2012, 5:49 PM EDT
Rookies and selected veterans reported to Lehigh University for the start of training camp on Sunday.
Jul 21, 2012, 1:19 PM EDT
According to a report, Phoenix Coyotes unrestricted free agent Shane Doan is in town visiting the Flyers on Saturday.
Jul 19, 2012, 1:53 AM EDT
TSN’s Darren Dreger reports Nashville Predators defenseman and restricted free agent Shea Weber has agreed to an offer sheet with the Flyers worth 14 years and upwards of $100 million.
Jul 19, 2012, 12:40 AM EDT
Last year, it was Vince Young with “Dream Team.” Is Michael Vick getting himself into a similar controversy by talking about a dynasty?
Jul 18, 2012, 1:36 PM EDT
Today the Phillies are trying to do something they haven’t accomplished all season: a three-game sweep. The way things have been going lately, we couldn’t think of a much better person to follow Roy Halladay than Cliff Lee. However, we’ll settle for cautiously optimistic today, because Lee will be head-to-head with the L.A. Dodgers and reigning NL Cy Young award winner Clayton Kershaw.
Jul 17, 2012, 3:14 AM EDT
Ryan Howard’s solo shot in the fourth inning proved to be the game’s decisive run, as Jimmy Rollins had a blast himself, and Juan Pierre chipped in an RBI in a 3-2 Phillies victory to open the series with the Los Angeles Dodgers. It’s the Fightins’ third win in a row.
Jul 15, 2012, 2:43 PM EDT
With Cole Hamels on the mound, the Phillies are in position to salvage a series win against an inferior opponent, but it turns out the Colorado Rockies may have a secret weapon: 23-year-old Drew Pomeranz.
Jul 14, 2012, 2:40 PM EDT
The Rocks are still the team to try to rebound against though, and there are two chances remaining for the Phillies to salvage a series win. Vance Worley (4-5, 3.54) takes on Jeremy Guthrie (3-8, 6.05) in Saturday night’s 8:10 matchup.
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