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Alvarez wins MMA semifinal, advances to October final

Eddie “The Underground King” Alvarez traveled all the way to the Philippines for last Friday’s ONE Championship: Dawn of Heroes lightweight semifinal. A capacity crowd of about 15,000 was on hand at Mall of Asia...

Eagles veterans say they are all about the work, not the noise

As the 2018 season unfolded and the Eagles struggled to get much momentum going to make the playoffs and defend their Super Bowl title, many fans and observers claimed the Birds had succumbed to...

McLaughlin ready for next step at St. Joe’s

Lizzie McLaughlin came into high school a novice lacrosse player. Three years later, she’s headed to a Division I program to continue her career. McLaughlin is heading into her senior year at Penn Charter High School,...

Wiffle ball tournament aims to strike out cancer

Nick Tarducci was very proud of his mom. Tarducci, a senior at Temple University, was in fifth grade when his mom was diagnosed with breast cancer. It was a scary time, but like everything his...

Unity Cup soccer kicks off Friday at Northeast High

The fourth annual Philadelphia International Unity Cup, which consists of 52 adult men's soccer teams, begins Friday night, Aug. 2, at Northeast High School, 1601 Cottman Ave. The action had been set for James Ramp...

Alvarez ready for fight; McHugh, Dawejko shine bright

Two down, one to go. Last weekend was a great one for Tacony boxer Joey Dawejko and Little Flower High School graduate Ally McHugh, who swam at the 2019 FINA World Championship. But things are...

Fofana making a run in Kansas

Sidiki Fofana knows he might get a little homesick this week. But he also knows it’s nothing he can’t get over with a little soccer. Fofana, a junior on the Archbishop Ryan High School soccer team,...

Sproles gives Eagles more speed and security

There were a number of top players on the Eagles’ 2017 Super Bowl roster who got championship rings but had to suffer the agony of not playing in the game. Yes, the 11 guys...

Henry goes back to back as All-American

Allison Henry was worried about only one number. Henry is going into her senior year at Archbishop Ryan High School, and she knew she had a great chance at being an All-American for the second...

Leneghan ready to shoulder the load for Prep

Anthony Leneghan isn’t picky. He’ll play anywhere. Leneghan is going into his senior year at St. Joe’s Prep. And he’s been a key player on the school’s elite football team since he was a sophomore. But he...
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