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Eagles have added depth, now it’s time for the Sixers to do the same

The Philadelphia 76ers seemed to have every piece in place after trading to acquire Jimmy Butler and Tobias Harris during the season to go along with young stars Joel Embiid and Ben Simmons and...

Archbishop Wood product Ryan Bates making the most of his Eagles opportunity

When things don't go your way, people will tell you to "make the best of it." That is what former Archbishop Wood standout offensive tackle Ryan Bates appears to be doing as he enters...

Oldtimers honor Larry Andersen

The Oldtimers Bats and Balls Association last week welcomed Phillies broadcaster Larry Andersen to its quarterly meeting at Randi’s Restaurant & Bar, 1619 Grant Ave. in Grant Plaza II in Bustleton. Andersen received the Pickles...

Moran honors grandmom on field

Sean Moran’s grandmother loved to watch him play sports. Even when she wasn’t 100 percent sure about what she was watching. When the Father Judge High School senior was playing soccer as a youth, his grandmother...

Sherwood leading Little Flower’s playoff push

Some players need some seasoning before they come up to the varsity squad. Courtney Sherwood isn’t one of those players. Sherwood is a junior on the Little Flower High School softball team, a job she grabbed...

Brandon Graham’s contract set Eagles up for big offseason

As the Eagles continue adding players in this offseason – last week they signed a veteran linebacker, Zach Smith, who has a very good chance to play a lot in the defense this year,...

Kelce remains year to year on retirement

At the end of every season, NFL players must feel a lot like the Wizard of Oz Scarecrow after he gets attacked by the Wicked Witch's flying monkeys; body parts everywhere and can someone...

Simply the best: Northeast finest athletes named

It’s hard to believe another school year is almost in the books. Not quite. Spring season is reaching the most exciting part of the season as teams jockey for playoff positioning before finding out who...

Eagles look to immediate future with Dillard pick

If Eagles first-round pick Andre Dillard seems to have a look on his face that resembles bewilderment, it is for a reason. The 6-foot-5, 310-pounder appears to be still saying to himself, “How did I...

Dillard should be left tackle for years to come

On the list of “most important positions to get right” in the NFL, offensive tackle is among the top two or three. Quarterback, of course, is first. A pass rusher is right at the...
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