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  1. McNabb: UConn vs. KU, who you got? Allen Iverson likes the Huskies

    Apr 7, 2014, 5:53 PM EDT

    iverson.ollie

    Counting down till tip off, who do you have? UConn or KU? — Donovan McNabb (@donovanjmcnabb) April 7, 2014 Never change, Donovan. Never change. Since there’s no Philly sports action this evening, figured most of you would be tuning in to the National Championship game this evening between the Connecticut Huskies and Kentucky Wildcats. While…

  2. Replacing DeSean: The other guys, but mostly, a draft pick

    Apr 7, 2014, 3:47 PM EDT

    Arrelious Benn, Chris Houston

    82 receptions, 1,332 yards receiving, nine touchdowns; that’s what the Philadelphia Eagles must replace in the NFL’s No. 2 offense after the release of DeSean Jackson. Where’s it supposed to come from? Not necessarily from any one player. In this four part series, we examine whose roles will increase as a result of the move.…

  3. This is what it looks like to parachute into Citizens Bank Park [VIDEO]

    Apr 7, 2014, 12:55 PM EDT

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    Here’s a pretty awesome video taken from the point of view of the Leap Frogs — the US Navy Parachute Team — as they jump from a plane 6,500 feet up and land smoothly on the bright green grass of Citizens Bank Park’s field. According to the video they’re falling at 120 mph towards earth.…

  4. Hopefully you’re not tailgating outside CBP right now

    Apr 7, 2014, 11:18 AM EDT

    phillies.rain

    The Phillies didn’t waste any time in postponing today’s scheduled home opener against the Brewers at 3:05 pm and moving it to Tuesday at 4:05 pm instead due to the weather forecast calling for rain all day long. The fact that they made the call over 24 hours in advance gave fans plenty of time…

  5. 3 Stars: Concern mounts as Bruins sweep season series with Flyers

    Apr 5, 2014, 4:54 PM EDT

    Jay Rosehill, Shawn Thornton

    The Philadelphia Flyers’ 5-2 loss to the Boston Bruins at the TD Bank Garden on Saturday from the perspective of three players.   3. Jay Rosehill Jay Rosehill makes what I anticipate could be his only lifetime appearance in our 3 Stars recaps. No. 1, he did a very Rosehill thing, tagging Bruins forward Shawn…

  6. DeSean Jackson basically admits to knowing and spending time with gang members but denies affiliation

    Apr 4, 2014, 7:02 PM EDT

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    DeSean Jackson appeared on Friday night’s SportsCenter in a sit down interview with Stephen A. Smith that clarified a few questions but left us wondering more. I don’t think Smith did a particularly good job with DeSean, but he did get him to admit that he knows gang members and the response given when asked…

  7. Nope on Noel for Sixers’ “4-4-14″ game in Boston

    Apr 4, 2014, 5:22 PM EDT

    Nerlens Noel

    Well, we hoped that Nerlens Noel’s cryptic “4-4-14″ tweet some weeks ago was our prospect big man’s attempt to tell us something that not even his coach apparently yet knew: That he would be making his long-awaited return from injury for the Sixers’ April 4th game–incidentally, in Boston, where Noel grew up as a Celtics…

  8. Photo Gallery: Phillies manager Ryne Sandberg joins other Chicago Cubs legends for first pitch on Wrigley’s big day

    Apr 4, 2014, 3:23 PM EDT

    Phillies Cubs Baseball

    Wrigley Field is celebrating 100 years of baseball this season and it all starts with the Philadelphia Phillies taking on the Chicago Cubs this afternoon in a matinée game serving as the Cubs 2014 home opener. It is one of three home openers the Phils will play in this season. The first was a win…

  9. “We traded who?!?”: Why you shouldn’t panic about the Union trading Jack McInerney

    Apr 4, 2014, 2:14 PM EDT

    JACK McINERNEY

    Even if you’re the most casual Union fan, the name you know is young striker Jack McInerney. I’d guess if you asked any Philly sports fan to name one Union player, he’s the name you’d get 90 percent of the time. As of today, he’s no longer a Union player. On Friday, the Union shipped…

  10. Replacing DeSean: More Zach Ertz, please

    Apr 4, 2014, 12:05 PM EDT

    ertz-1-hand

    82 receptions, 1,332 yards receiving, nine touchdowns; that’s what the Philadelphia Eagles must replace in the NFL’s No. 2 offense after the release of DeSean Jackson. Where’s it supposed to come from? Not necessarily from any one player. In this four part series, we examine whose roles will increase as a result of the move.…

  11. Charles Barkley on Conan: I once tipped $25,000 [VIDEO]

    Apr 4, 2014, 11:01 AM EDT

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    Sir Charles was a guest on Conan O’Brien’s show on Thursday night and was his typical jovial self. One of the funnier segments was when Chuck unloaded on Shaq for doing too many endorsement deals and rubbing too much lotion on his fake body. Then he gets into some talk about tipping and admits to…

  12. 3 Stars: Sloppy Flyers shutout by Bobrovsky, Blue Jackets in uninspiring performance

    Apr 4, 2014, 9:50 AM EDT

    hartnell.bob

    A look at the Philadelphia Flyers’ 2-0 loss – their third straight and second straight shutout – to the Columbus Blue Jackets on Thursday night at Wells Fargo Center through the perspective of two players and one suddenly struggling special-teams unit. Unlike the Flyers’ previous two losses when they hung with the NHL’s two best…