Phillies keeping Florida facility closed for now, ‘most likely’ would hold second spring training in Philly

While other teams favor returning to their spring-training sites, the Phillies could make use of Citizens Bank Park and other area fields to get ready for a potential 2020 season.

Phillies keeping Florida facility closed for now, ‘most likely’ would hold second spring training in Philly

While other teams favor returning to their spring-training sites, the Phillies could make use of Citizens Bank Park and other area fields to get ready for a potential 2020 season.

NHL players’ union takes step toward returning; Flyers may face Pens-Habs winner

The NHL took a step toward resuming its season when its players' union approved a 24-team return-to-play format Friday.

NHL players’ union takes step toward returning; Flyers may face Pens-Habs winner

The NHL took a step toward resuming its season when its players' union approved a 24-team return-to-play format Friday.

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In the age of coronavirus, we’re finding out just how much sports matters | Mike Sielski

American culture and society have moved the return of sports toward the top of the country's priority list despite massive unemployment, layoffs, and paycheck worries. Here's why.
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In the age of coronavirus, we’re finding out just how much sports matters | Mike Sielski

American culture and society have moved the return of sports toward the top of the country's priority list despite massive unemployment, layoffs, and paycheck worries. Here's why.
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Former Phillie Darin Ruf’s three years in S. Korea provided memories and another big-league chance | Bob Brookover

After playing parts of five seasons with the Phillies, Ruf spent three seasons in South Korea and hit .313 while averaging nearly 30 home runs per season. Now he's trying to get back in the big leagues with the Giants.

Reggie Leach, a onetime Flyers star and a recovering alcoholic, is making a difference in kids’ lives

Reggie Leach, a one-time Flyers star and a former alcoholic, has found his calling: Teaching hockey skills to kids and giving first-hand knowledge about the ills of drinking.

Flyers playoff flashback: Simon Gagne’s goal completes historic series comeback over Boston Bruins

The Flyers were dead in the water after losing the first three games in the 2010 Eastern Conference semifinals. But in one of the amazing comebacks in NHL history, they won four straight and overcame a 3-0 deficit in Game 7 in Boston.

Daily testing might be only way for MLB, players to agree on protocol for a 2020 season | Scott Lauber

In response to MLB's 67-page health and safety manual, the Players Association issued a response that includes a desire for more frequent testing.

Defensive end Shane Simmons seeks to make an impact in final season at Penn State

The fifth-year senior came to the Nittany Lions following an excellent high school career but has not met the expectations that followed him to Happy Valley. But he is optimistic he can make an impact in his final season.

Eagles hoping medical staff changes will reverse injury woes

Injuries have plagued the Eagles going back to even the Super Bowl run. GM Howie Roseman is well aware of the problem and has made moves to try and fix it.

Sixers mailbag: They need Joel Embiid to be ready if they want to make an NBA title run

Also, how many threes will Ben Simmons make? And some starting lineup ideas.

How to watch the Bundesliga this weekend: Dortmund, Bayern Munich, Schalke and more

Germany’s Bundesliga continues this weekend as the only major European soccer league playing games right now. Here’s a viewer’s guide to what's on TV and online.

Joe Flacco headed to Jets on one-year deal

Flacco, an Audubon native, will reunite with GM Joe Douglas in New York. Douglas was a scout with Baltimore when the Ravens took him in the first round of the 2008 draft.

Sports chatter: Former Utah Jazz coach and Hall of Famer Jerry Sloan passes away at 78

Jerry Sloan spent about 50 years of his life involved in professional basketball, and he impacted many people in the process.

Players’ association board approves NHL’s return-to-play format; more talks still to come

The NHLPA's executive board, composed of a player representative from each of the 31 teams, approved a 24-team return-to-play format, but said “several details need to be negotiated” with the league.

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