Eagles’ Carson Wentz speaks out on George Floyd and police violence in Minneapolis, backed by Zach Ertz

The Eagles' quarterback said that institutional racism "breaks my heart and needs to stop." The tight end said he and his wife, U.S. soccer star Julie Ertz, are committed to learning how to help.

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Ruben Amaro Jr. hopes baseball’s contentious labor talks lead to some future improvements | Bob Brookover

Former Phillies GM Ruben Amaro Jr. was a player when the ugliest strike in baseball history forced the cancellation of the 1994 World Series. He's hoping the game's latest labor dispute does not prevent a modified season from being played in 2020.
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Ruben Amaro Jr. hopes baseball’s contentious labor talks lead to some future improvements | Bob Brookover

Former Phillies GM Ruben Amaro Jr. was a player when the ugliest strike in baseball history forced the cancellation of the 1994 World Series. He's hoping the game's latest labor dispute does not prevent a modified season from being played in 2020.

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Victory over fear is what makes the return of sports essential | David Murphy

There is much less quantifiable data available to measure the benefit of sports’ return, at least beyond the finances. But that does not make such benefits any less real.
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Victory over fear is what makes the return of sports essential | David Murphy

There is much less quantifiable data available to measure the benefit of sports’ return, at least beyond the finances. But that does not make such benefits any less real.

Reports: NBA making progress on a return

The NBA's plan to resume the season is expected to be known by next week.

Reports: NBA making progress on a return

The NBA's plan to resume the season is expected to be known by next week.
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Given the Flyers’ tortured history, this would be the perfect year for them to win the Stanley Cup | Mike Sielski

Over 45 years, the Flyers have found new and crazy ways to not win a championship. Maybe this crazy time is finally their time.

Flyers will take strong resume into round-robin tournament against Capitals, Bruins, Lightning

The Flyers will have a chance to land the Eastern Conference's top seed when they compete with Boston, Tampa Bay, and Washington in a three-game round-robin tourney. They fared well against those teams in the regular season.

Eagles positional reviews: Offensive line

It's an accomplished group, with a big hole to fill at left tackle and some age-related concerns.

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‘Well-behaving’ Eagles, NFL fans could make it ‘relatively safe’ to return to games, says virologist | Marcus Hayes

The chief academic officer at Fox Chase Cancer Center, Dr. Glenn F. Rall, says sports can resume if we’re not reckless. Just cover your face, wash your hands, and don’t pick your nose.

Sources: NBA to consider pushing up free agency period before draft

There’s a segment of teams who want to keep the draft before free agency because it’s apart of the routine. Other teams believe it makes more sense, in terms of team building, to have free agency before the draft.

AAC commissioner Mike Aresco talks about football’s potential return

Aresco admits that there are still many hurdles to clear, but he says he is cautiously optimistic that things are moving in the right direction.

Sports chatter: Eagles QB Carson Wentz, three Sixers among Forbes’ highest-paid athletes in 2019

Joel Embiid, Tobias Harris, and Al Horford also made Forbes’ list of highest-paid athletes in 2019.

What if the 1981 strike hadn’t interrupted the Phillies’ World Series title defense?

The defending-champion Phils were in first place when the 1981 strike began. Once the season restarted, they never regained their momentum.

What to know before Friday’s NBA board of governors meeting

A plan to resume the season isn't expected to be reached by Friday, but the meeting is considered critical as the NBA prepares to return to action.

As MLB, players dig in on economic issues, much more than just 2020 season is at stake

With the union preparing to make a counterproposal to MLB, perhaps on Friday, both sides are entrenched in their positions on the fundamental issue of player compensation.

Eagles positional reviews: Wide receiver

The first of 10 position-by-position stories previewing the Eagles’ 90-man roster. New segments will appear daily on Inquirer.com

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St. Joe’s Prep student draws a different numbered athlete for every quarantine day | Mike Jensen

A mission born of boredom for Brendan Dougherty, who tries to switch up his sports and his teams, using Basketball-reference.com and Baseball-reference.com and other websites to check for numbers.

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