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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Bill Melchionni is back in Philly, this time for his Hall of Fame induction

The three-time ABA all-star will be one of 15 individuals inducted into the Philadelphia Sports Hall of Fame on Thursday.

Former NBA referee Tim Donaghy, wearing his disgrace like a scarlet letter, awaits release of film on his scandal

"Inside Game," set for release Friday, will resurrect the incident that will forever be his legacy.

West Philly’s Julian Williams, once homeless, became a boxing champion for himself, by himself

Williams won the International Boxing Federation and World Boxing Association light-middleweight titles in May. He is expected to defend his titles in January in Philadelphia.

Sixers home opener explodes with supercharged energy

Many fans were wearing team jerseys and hoisting cellphones above their heads to record the color of an opening night.

Flyers rookie Joel Farabee had two special guests at his NHL debut

Farabee's parents made the drive from their upstate New York home to Philadelphia in 4 hours and 15 minutes.

Black Sox scandal: Little-known Philadelphian and meaningless Phillies game helped break open the World Series fix 100 years ago

A suspicious Phillies-Cubs game in 1920, and Billy Maharg's confession to a Philly sports writer led to the infamous World Series fix coming to light.

Eagles’ theme as they prep for Cowboys after Vikings defeat will be self-reflection | Early Birds

“We’ve just got to look at this tape and be critical of each other, critical of myself,” Doug Pederson says. “We’ve got to fix what’s wrong.”

The actress at the heart of Philadelphia Eagles history

Frances Upton Bell was an actress whose greatest role took place off the stage.

Delco screenwriter Andy Callahan unravels Tim Donaghy NBA gambling scandal in new film

His script on the Donaghy-Battista-Martino collaboration was the basis for a new movie, "Inside Game," that on Nov. 1 will open in 100 theaters in 20 NBA markets, including Philadelphia.

In his return, Eagles’ Orlando Scandrick played like he’d never left

The veteran cornerback, cut from the team in July, returned after Avonte Maddox's injury against Green Bay. Nine days later, he played 35 snaps and had a 44-yard fumble return for a TD vs. the Jets.