Reporter Frank Fitzpatrick, a 2001 Pulitzer Prize finalist, is covering his eighth Olympic Games and has yet to win a medal in anything except caffeine consumption. He has also been the beat writer for the Phillies, Eagles and Penn State football.

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Why did Joey Hines play on every golf course that hosted a major tournament?

“It was a dream I never planned on having,” he said. “And I finished it on a perfect blue-sky day, surrounded by family. It doesn’t get better than that.”

Philly-born Temple product Lori Locust makes history as a female NFL coach even if that wasn’t her goal

A Steelers fan who grew up in Harrisburg, she is one of just a handful of women working on NFL staffs.

Pete Rose has a familiar routine in Las Vegas: autographs and betting

In his new book, Rose expresses regret on a number of fronts: betting on baseball, being a poor student, disappointing the father he adored by dealing with bookies, and realizing he almost certainly won’t make the Hall of Fame in his lifetime.

Muhammad Ali’s Schuylkill County training camp restored and opening to public

Mike Madden, son of former NFL coach and broadcaster John Madden, purchased the former Deer Lake training camp site in 2017 and has spent more than $1 million restoring its 13 buildings and the surrounding landscape.

Remembering the ordeal of a World War II hero and his Philly family | Frank’s Place

Eddie Houseman was one of 197 North Catholic graduates to die in World War II, 19 from his Class of 1936. He was on the football and basketball teams there and at La Salle College.


49 years ago, Bobby Orr’s iconic goal for the Bruins almost killed more than the St. Louis Blues | Frank Fitzpatrick

Hitchhiking brought its fair share of adventures, but nothing was quite like driving through Connecticut with a rabid Bruins fan behind the wheel.

The Eagles’ first male cheerleaders were booed at Veterans Stadium

Before Kyle Tanguay made waves this month, there were two men -- Paul Kramer and Mark Merschen -- whose presence wasn't always warmly received by a surly Eagles crowd. But they didn't care.

Penn State to host 2020 Olympic wrestling trials

Penn State will host the Olympic team trials on April 4 and 5 of next year at the Bryce Jordan Center.

Phillies owners and presidents through the years: Lineup not filled with All-Stars

Among those in charge of the Phils: the brother of a U.S. president, a shoe salesman, and a sportswriter.

‘He was the nicest person I ever knew’: Longtime Phillies chairman David Montgomery dies at 72

Montgomery, who had been battling jaw-bone cancer since 2014, brought five division titles, two pennants, a new stadium and a lucrative, $2.5 billion TV deal to Philadelphia.