Top-seeded Flyers confident as they open playoffs vs. surprising Canadiens

The Flyers swept the round-robin series convincingly even though their top offensive players produced very little.

Top-seeded Flyers confident as they open playoffs vs. surprising Canadiens

The Flyers swept the round-robin series convincingly even though their top offensive players produced very little.

Eagles offensive-position battles to watch in training camp | Early Birds

There are a handful of position battles worth keeping an eye on, and reporters will likely have the chance to do so starting next week.

Eagles offensive-position battles to watch in training camp | Early Birds

There are a handful of position battles worth keeping an eye on, and reporters will likely have the chance to do so starting next week.
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A playoff bubble? Phillies manager Joe Girardi is in favor of ‘whatever it takes’ to complete the MLB season. | Extra Innings

MLB had valid reasons for not adopting the NBA-style bubble approach during the season. But the playoffs might be a different story.

Sixers managing partner Josh Harris is part of a multimillion-dollar donation to help Philadelphia-area nonprofits

Harris Philanthropies and Pew Charitable Trusts will each donate $2 million to The Bridgespan Group.

Big Ten calls off football season. Penn State AD Sandy Barbour expresses support for decision.

The Big Ten and Pac-12 are hoping for a football season in the spring. Penn State coach Franklin was one of several league coaches who wanted the decision to be delayed.

Not playing football this year wasn’t an option for Eagles center Jason Kelce

The Eagles center understands the risk of playing football in the middle of a pandemic. But sitting out the season never was something the three-time All Pro gave serious thought to.

Carey Price, Max Domi and 20 things to know about the Canadiens

Notes and stats on the team the Flyers will face first, including the guy who better watch his back when Robert Hagg is on the ice.

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With Celtics and Kemba Walker looming, Sixers need to replace Ben Simmons’ defense in a hurry | David Murphy

A loss to the Suns brought the Sixers one step closer to a first round matchup against the Celtics. Without Ben Simmons, it looks like a season-ending challenge.

Joel Embiid ‘mad at the whole world’ to start the season: ’I was not myself'

Joel Embiid revealed that he was not comfortable after the Sixers' offseason losses of Jimmy Butler and JJ Redick.

Phillies call up prospect Connor Brogdon, demote Nick Pivetta as part of bullpen overhaul

Also, relievers David Robertson and Ranger Suarez will continue their training in Lehigh Valley later this week.

Sean Couturier, Claude Giroux and Jake Voracek know it’s time to join the party

Jake Voracek practiced on Tuesday for the Flyers, who are riding serious momentum from the round-robin. Now it's time for the top line to join the party.

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Why college football season is crumbling: ‘Too much uncertainty’ | Mike Jensen

This was the right call. A depressing call, a bleak day at Penn State and Ohio State and Michigan and Rutgers and the rest, no doubt, but Big Ten presidents did the right thing.

Oskar Lindblom is with the Flyers in Toronto and close to returning to practices

After his quarantine ends, Lindblom will participate in practices, GM Chuck Fletcher said. Lindblom battled a rare type of bone cancer this season.

Big Ten and Pac 12 decisions on fall football seasons provoke strong reaction from players

The Big Ten and Pac 12's decisions to cancel fall football haven't affected the other Power Five conferences yet, but how long will that last?

Observations from Sixers-Suns: Thybulle’s defense on Devin Booker, Alec Burks’ explosion, Kyle O’Quinn’s presence

Guarding Devin Booker proved to be a tough challenge for Matisse Thybulle, but Monday's game provided a good test for the postseason.

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