Sports

Philadelphia 76ers' Jimmy Butler goes up for a dunk during the first half of an NBA basketball game against the Washington Wizards, Tuesday, Jan. 8, 2019, in Philadelphia.
AP Photo/Matt Slocum
January 08, 2019 - 10:09 pm
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Rookie Landry Shamet made eight 3-pointers and scored 29 points, both career-highs, and Joel Embiid had 20 points and 10 rebounds to lead the Philadelphia 76ers to a 132-115 rout of the Washington Wizards on Tuesday night. Jimmy Butler added 20 points and Ben Simmons had 19...
Read More
From left are 2018 file photos showing Robinson Cano, Welington Castillo, Roberto Osuna and Colby Rasmus.
AP Photo/File
January 08, 2019 - 6:08 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Spending on Major League Baseball payrolls dropped last season for the first time since 2010, an $18 million decrease attributable to drug and domestic violence suspensions and a player retiring at midseason. Still, even a year with flat payrolls is unusual for MLB. The only...
Read More
Riders on Megabus gather outside Union Station on the east side of Canal Street in Chicago, Illinois.
Phil Marty/Chicago Tribune/KRT
Rachel Kurland
January 08, 2019 - 12:51 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — The Philadelphia Eagles are certainly flying high so far this season — but if need a way to the next game, you can take the bus. Megabus is offering a $99 rate — each way — from Philadelphia to New Orleans when the Eagles take on the Saints Sunday afternoon. It...
Read More
Nick Foles throws a pass against the Chicago Bears.
Quinn Harris/USA Today Sports
Rachel Kurland
January 08, 2019 - 12:10 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — After a nail-biting game, quarterback Nick Foles led the Eagles to a win Sunday against the Bears, once again leading the way through the playoffs . And once again, Foles has graced the latest cover of Sports Illustrated. The headline reads, "Again?!" and adds, "What...
Read More
La Salle junior guard/forward Saul Phiri
La Salle University Athletics
Matt Leon
January 08, 2019 - 10:43 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — The La Salle Explorers will face a tough test on Wednesday night as they travel down to Richmond, Virginia, to visit VCU in an Atlantic 10 clash. Since starting the season 0-10, the Explorers have won three in a row, including their A-10 opener on Saturday as they...
Read More
In this Friday, Feb. 5, 2016, file photo, the Goodyear Blimp Spirit of Innovation takes off for a flight over Super Bowl fan sites from the airport in Livermore, Calif.
Eric Risberg/AP Photo, File
January 08, 2019 - 8:14 am
By Tom Withers, AP Sports Writer CLEVELAND (AP) — One of the new college football Hall of Famers has an inflated ego — and more. The Goodyear Blimp, which has become a staple at major sports events for more than 60 years, is being inducted into the College Football Hall of Fame as an honorary...
Read More
Chicago Bears kicker Cody Parkey (1) kicks and misses a field goal during the second half of an NFL wild-card playoff football game against the Philadelphia Eagles Sunday, Jan. 6, 2019, in Chicago. The Eagles won 16-15.
AP Photo/David Banks
January 07, 2019 - 10:22 pm
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Cody Parkey got an excuse he probably won't use. Parkey's missed 43-yard field goal in the final seconds that gave the Philadelphia Eagles a 16-15 upset win over the Chicago Bears in Sunday's wild-card playoff game was officially ruled a block by the NFL. Video showed...
Read More
Philadelphia Flyers' James van Riemsdyk, center, is shoved into an official by St. Louis Blues' Robert Bortuzzo, right, during the first period of an NHL hockey game, Monday, Jan. 7, 2019, in Philadelphia.
AP Photo/Matt Slocum
January 07, 2019 - 10:11 pm
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Brayden Schenn and Vladimir Tarasenko scored and Jordan Binnington stopped 25 shots in his first NHL start to lead the St. Louis Blues past the Philadelphia Flyers 3-0 on Monday night in a listless game between two of the worst teams in the league. The Blues' win gave them 38...
Read More
January 07, 2019 - 9:42 pm
MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) — One of the nation's top girls high school basketball players appears likely to remain benched for her entire senior season after spending part of last summer playing with USA Basketball. Maori Davenport, who received an $857.20 check from USA Basketball that was later repaid...
Read More
In this Jan. 3, 2019 photo, former Minnesota Vikings football player Jared Allen practices with his curling team for a competition in Blaine, Minn.
AP Photo/Jim Mone
January 07, 2019 - 8:56 pm
(AP) — Defensive lineman Jared Allen retired from the NFL in 2015 and wasn't ready to give up on the competition he'd come to enjoy as a five-time All-Pro. His solution: The Olympics. The problem: He didn't compete in any Olympic sports. Less than a year later, Allen and three other former NFL...
Read More

Pages