Trump meets with sports commissioners, wants fans back in stands ‘as soon as we can’

President Trump said he's hopeful that fans will be able to attend sporting events "sooner rather than later" despite his expectation that the next few weeks will see an increase in coronavirus illnesses and deaths.

Trump meets with sports commissioners, wants fans back in stands ‘as soon as we can’

President Trump said he's hopeful that fans will be able to attend sporting events "sooner rather than later" despite his expectation that the next few weeks will see an increase in coronavirus illnesses and deaths.

Kobe Bryant elected to Naismith Basketball Hall of Fame

A local legend, Bryant scored 2,883 career points at Lower Merion High to set an all-time Southeastern Pennsylvania record. As a senior in 1996, he led Lower Merion to a 31-3 record and the PIAA Class 4A state title.

Kobe Bryant elected to Naismith Basketball Hall of Fame

A local legend, Bryant scored 2,883 career points at Lower Merion High to set an all-time Southeastern Pennsylvania record. As a senior in 1996, he led Lower Merion to a 31-3 record and the PIAA Class 4A state title.

Next year’s expansion draft for Seattle will affect moves made by Flyers GM Chuck Fletcher this offseason | Sam Carchidi

The 2021 expansion draft for Seattle will affect some of the trades and free-agent signings Flyers GM Chuck Fletcher makes this off-season. Which players will the Flyers protect? It's complicated.

Next year’s expansion draft for Seattle will affect moves made by Flyers GM Chuck Fletcher this offseason | Sam Carchidi

The 2021 expansion draft for Seattle will affect some of the trades and free-agent signings Flyers GM Chuck Fletcher makes this off-season. Which players will the Flyers protect? It's complicated.
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Like the rest of us, Eagles’ Howie Roseman might be working from home during this month’s NFL draft

Gatherings at team facilities are unlikely to be permitted when the draft is held, April 23-25.

City Six Rewind: Looking back at Lionel ‘L-Train’ Simmons’ career at La Salle

Simmons is Philly through and through. He attended South Philadelphia High School and won a Public League Championship in 1986.

Safety in numbers: Eagles’ Rodney McLeod says he and others will fill Malcolm Jenkins’ leadership void

McLeod said he thinks Jalen Mills has the smarts and toughness to transition well to safety, in the wake of Jenkins' departure.

Eagles film review: How will new CB Darius Slay match up against top NFC East receivers?

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Phillies GM Matt Klentak still preparing for the season in these most morbid and unusual times | Bob Brookover

Phillies general manager Matt Klentak is using Zoom and Google Hangouts to keep in contact with the team's baseball operations employees.

For Sixers GM Elton Brand, being a candidate for Knicks job is win-win

Brand is far from a logical candidate for a struggling Knicks organization with a novice president in Cherry Hill native Leon Rose.

Temple guard Monty Scott to enter NCAA basketball transfer portal

The redshirt junior is the fourth potential departure for Temple this offseason.

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Eagles should bring back, not cast off, Alshon Jeffery | Bob Ford

They're going to spend the same either way. Might as well get something out of him.

Sixers mailbag: Elton Brand, best NBA playoff format, and whom Philly should build team around

Joel Embiid is the key ingredient to the Sixers' postseason success. Sure they can go on a winning streak without him in the regular season, but the team needs Embiid when it matters most in the postseason.

For the sidelined 2020 Phillies, baseball’s replacement spring 25 years ago strikes a familiar note

The players’ strike that canceled the 1994 World Series stretched into the next spring, and team owners responded by enlisting replacement players for spring training.

Sixers managing partners Josh Harris, David Blitzer and All-Star Joel Embiid donate $1.3M to Penn Medicine

The funding will help with the deployment of COVID-19 testing to Philadelphia doctors and nurses.

Sixers podcast: Reliving Allen Iverson’s 55-point playoff performance

Marc Narducci and Keith Pompey reflect on Allen Iverson's 55-point performance to open the Sixers' 2003 first-round playoff series against the New Orleans Hornets.

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