Villanova blows 12-point lead, loses to Virginia Tech, 81-73, in overtime

The third-ranked Wildcats led, 52-40, with less than 9 minutes left in regulation but hurt themselves down the stretch by failing to convert any of their three 1-and-1 situations.

Villanova blows 12-point lead, loses to Virginia Tech, 81-73, in overtime

The third-ranked Wildcats led, 52-40, with less than 9 minutes left in regulation but hurt themselves down the stretch by failing to convert any of their three 1-and-1 situations.

Joe Banner: Eagles will have a lot of difficult decisions to make in the offseason

In this week’s Q&A, Joe Banner has some thoughts on Doug Pederson’s job security, Carson Wentz’s continuing struggles, and what Jeffrey Lurie might be thinking about all of this right now.

Joe Banner: Eagles will have a lot of difficult decisions to make in the offseason

In this week’s Q&A, Joe Banner has some thoughts on Doug Pederson’s job security, Carson Wentz’s continuing struggles, and what Jeffrey Lurie might be thinking about all of this right now.
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Sixers signing second-round draft pick Paul Reed to two-way contract

As a junior last season at De Paul, he was the only NCAA player season with more than 70 blocks (74) and 50 steals (54).

Of course Vegas has a new line on the Broncos-Saints game

A line that had been about 6 shot up to 13 when the news surfaced of a coronavirus outbreak among Denver's quarterbacks. Denver was +15 as of Sunday morning.

Jalen Hurts got more first team snaps, but Carson Wentz still starting for the Eagles-Seahawks game, per sources

Jalen Hurts took more first team snaps than usual as quarterback ahead of the Eagles’ game against the Seawhaks, NFL sources told the Inquirer, indicating he could be given a series or more on his own

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Be thankful for Carson Wentz, Joel Embiid, and six other blessings in Philadelphia sports | Marcus Hayes

The WentzWagon isn't ruined, "The Process" reboots, and fans have plenty of hope even as a miserable of 2020 lurches to its end.

Eagles tight end Zach Ertz unlikely to return Monday from injury, Doug Pederson says

Pederson is hoping Ertz can return next week at Green Bay, he said.

Penn State finally gains that elusive first win, 27-17 over Michigan, behind strong performances by Lee and Clifford

Freshman Keyvone Lee rushed for 134 yards. Sean Clifford did not turn the ball over, and the defense limited the Wolverines to 286 total yards as the Nittany Lions stopped a five-game slide.

Eagles’ latest offensive line scramble has Jason Peters debuting at right guard; Jeff Stoutland says he’s a natural

Lane Johnson’s injury has caused another shuffling of the offensive line, where continuity has been elusive.

Howard bringing Sixers, Joel Embiid the Dwight Message

“Whatever this team needs me to do, I’ll do,” Howard said.

St. Joseph’s Prep trounces Central York, 62-13, to capture third straight state championship

The Hawks took a 38-7 halftime lead against the previously undefeated District 3 champions as quarterback Kyle McCord and receivers Marvin Harrison Jr., Malik Cooper, and Sahmir Hagans dominated.

Penn State 27, Michigan 17: Four takes on the Nittany Lions’ first victory of the season

The Nittany Lions did not commit a turnover for the first time all season. Freshman Keyvone Lee rushed for 134 yards and scored a touchdown, and the defense held the Wolverines to 286 total yards.

Analysis

Respected center Jason Kelce is the Eagles’ iron man | Jeff McLane

The last time Kelce missed a game, Chip Kelly was the coach and David Molk — remember him? — was his replacement.

In memory of Bob Miller: Curt Simmons and Bob Miller, the last two Phillies Whiz Kids, keep the memories alive

Bob Miller died Friday at 94. This story first appeared in August to celebrate Mr. Miller and Curt Simmons for their roles as pitchers on the Phillies Whiz Kids. We republish it to honor Mr. Miller.

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