The Phillies’ use of cardboard cutouts instead of empty seats has been a big hit

The Phillies and other major-league teams were looking for a way to make TV broadcasts more appealing. And it gave the announcers a few stories to tell.

The Phillies’ use of cardboard cutouts instead of empty seats has been a big hit

The Phillies and other major-league teams were looking for a way to make TV broadcasts more appealing. And it gave the announcers a few stories to tell.

Answering Flyers fans' question about trades, signings, the 2021 expansion draft, and more | Sam Carchidi

Expect the Flyers' playoff window to stay open for a long time because Carter Hart just turned 22 and has the potential to turn into the league’s best goalie.

Answering Flyers fans' question about trades, signings, the 2021 expansion draft, and more | Sam Carchidi

Expect the Flyers' playoff window to stay open for a long time because Carter Hart just turned 22 and has the potential to turn into the league’s best goalie.

Joe Banner says Eagles' Week 1 loss may have Doug Pederson and Howie Roseman wondering how good the team is

In his weekly Q&A with The Inquirer's Paul Domowitch, the former Eagles president discusses the Birds' offensive line woes, Zach Ertz's contract frustration and the Cam Newton-Bill Belichick marriage.

Joe Banner says Eagles' Week 1 loss may have Doug Pederson and Howie Roseman wondering how good the team is

In his weekly Q&A with The Inquirer's Paul Domowitch, the former Eagles president discusses the Birds' offensive line woes, Zach Ertz's contract frustration and the Cam Newton-Bill Belichick marriage.
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Zach Eflin, Phillies' bats give beleaguered bullpen some relief in doubleheader sweep | Bob Brookover

After the Phillies' bullpen coughed up consecutive late-inning leads in losses to the New York Mets, Eflin offer some relief with a complete-game shutout in the opener of a doubleheader.

Eagles need more out of Howie Roseman’s recent drafts | Jeff McLane

Derek Barnett has failed to justify the top pick in 2017, and Sidney Jones was released before the season, effectively earning the ignominious “bust” label.

Penn State to open Big Ten season Oct. 24 at Indiana, takes on Ohio State in Week 2 at home

The Nittany Lions will play eight games – four home and four away – plus one to be scheduled on Big Ten championship week. Their marquee matchup against the Buckeyes is a big early-season test.

Josh Sweat is one draft risk the Eagles took who might pay off

Sweat is no longer the great prospect that had the bad knee injury. He is healthy and refining his pass-rush moves

Phillies don’t expect catcher J.T. Realmuto to return before Monday

He left the Sept. 12 game in Miami after feeling “a little pop” while running to first base. He returned to play the field the next inning but did not feel right.

La Salle High honors Isaiah Turner at an emotional 35-27 opening win over Manheim Township

The game was played in Lancaster in an empty stadium without spectators, an extra precaution taken by Manheim Township school officials to minimize the risk of the spread of the coronavirus.

Patrick Reed shoots 70 for a 1-shot lead midway through the U.S. Open

Reed's 36-hole total of 4-under 136 was good for a 1-stroke lead over long-hitting Bryson DeChambeau, whose 68 was the best round of a difficult day for scoring.

Miles Sanders is set to return for Eagles-Rams game, but will he be on a play count?

The Eagles' featured running back said he's feeling 100% after the team's medical staff held him out last week.

The Phillies spent very little on their bullpen, and they haven’t gotten their money’s worth | Scott Lauber

After getting burned on multiyear deals for free-agent relievers, the Phillies changed their approach to bullpen-building last winter. It has backfired terribly.

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The Eagles won’t have a real home-field advantage against the Rams, and it doesn’t matter anyway | Mike Sielski

Playing in front of a home crowd doesn't give an NFL team the boost it used to. So playing in an empty Linc won't change much.

JJ Arcega-Whiteside wasn’t targeted last Sunday, but Eagles coaches want him to keep faith

After such a promising training camp, Arcega-Whiteside appeared to be turning a corner from the lackluster rookie season, but his first game action wasn’t as encouraging.

Temple’s Re’Mahn Davis talks Heisman Trophy and improvement over last season’s performance

Last season, Davis rushed for 936 yards and eight touchdowns, and was fifth among Football Bowl Subdivision freshman in rushing yards.

Eagles vs. Rams predictions: Birds need to bounce back, but it’s a tall order

Before the season, this looked like a win for the Eagles. After Sunday's loss to Washington, it's hard to know what to expect.

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