Frank is a columnist and general assignment reporter focusing on sports enterprise, projects and features. His Sunday column, 'Frank’s Place', examines Philadelphia’s rich sports history.

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The day the Eagles’ Timmy Brown scored at Atlantic City’s Steel Pier | An Appreciation

Brown played on some bad Eagles teams, but he always had an eye toward show business.

A Wayne-based airline is rescuing Americans stranded by coronavirus

The global coronavirus pandemic has thrust tiny Eastern Airlines into the aviation headlines.

For the sidelined 2020 Phillies, baseball’s replacement spring 25 years ago strikes a familiar note

The players’ strike that canceled the 1994 World Series stretched into the next spring, and team owners responded by enlisting replacement players for spring training.

Providing entertainment during this pandemic is a trivial matter for one Montco family

McM Entertainment’s Family Trivia Night has quickly become a popular attraction for people staying indoors during the coronavirus pandemic.

A few lucky golf courses in Pa. get to play on while coronavirus keeps the rest closed

Golfers flooded Loch Nairn Golf Club after the Chester County course won a reprieve from Pennsylvania’s sweeping shutdowns to fight the coronavirus pandemic and reopened in time for a sunny spring day.

Golf groups ask Gov. Wolf to reopen Pennsylvania’s courses that were shut down due to pandemic

Groups that represent the state’s nearly 700 courses, its golf professionals, managers, and superintendents, asked Wolf to reconsider his order closing all businesses that aren’t life-sustaining.

Despite coronavirus, golf in full swing at many area courses

In the Philadelphia area, as throughout much of the world, the coronavirus outbreak has halted much of everyday life. Yet, far from paralyzed by health fears, many local golfers seem to be feeling up to par.

In sports’ peak season, the calendar is being altered by coronavirus

Now we don't have sports to turn to as a distraction in a time of peril.

In 1918, it was Spanish influenza that afflicted Philadelphia sports

During that fall and winter, the flu killed an estimated 50 million worldwide, 675,000 in the United States.

Bruins arrive in Philly with plenty of fight

The Bruins showed their toughness in an old-school way in a loss to Tampa Bay.