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Local politicians reap the rewards of Super Bowl bets

Betting on the underdogs pays up.State Rep. Mike Driscoll and U.S. Sens. Pat Toomey and Bob Casey Jr. last week collected on their Super Bowl-winning bets.Driscoll bet Massachusetts Rep. William Driscoll, and when the Eagles...

Spadaro: Underdogs no more, Eagles are your Super Bowl champions

The Lombardi trophy is Philadelphia’s.By Dave SpadaroMINNEAPOLIS — Every part of it was perfect. Is perfect. The Philadelphia Eagles, your team, fashioned a win-for-the-ages performance in Super Bowl LII, coming from one point down in the fourth...

La Salle High goalie ready to continue career in college

Senior Brett Werner is having the time of his life playing soccer, and will continue playing at La Salle University.Brett Werner loves basketball. And right now, he’s having the time of his life playing.Werner, a...

Spadaro: Eagles must dominate Patriots on line of scrimmage

It all comes down to this.By Dave SpadaroMINNEAPOLIS — In the end, it comes down to the line of scrimmage. And that’s where the Philadelphia Eagles have the advantage in Super Bowl LII and that’s where they have...

Spadaro: Lurie taking a chance on Pederson proving to be super

Doug Pederson turned out to be a super coach.By Dave SpadaroWhen Philadelphia Eagles Chairman/CEO Jeffrey Lurie hired Doug Pederson to be his head coach on Jan. 18, 2016, the reaction was, shall we say, underwhelming.He was...

Spadaro: One game away from flying to the Super Bowl

The Eagles have to play to their strengths and avoid letting the Vikings defense make big plays if they hope to represent the NFC in Minnesota in the big game.By Dave SpadaroIn the Minnesota Vikings, the...

Northeast Times names Fall award winners

The best of the best in the Northeast. See who will be honored as this year’s fall sports winners.It was a memorable fall, and there were a lot of reasons to celebrate.Northeast Philadelphia saw teams...

Spadaro: Foles not feeling the playoff pressure in must-win game

When the game kicks off at 4:35 p.m. on Saturday at Lincoln Financial Field, all eyes will be on Nick Foles.By Dave SpadaroNick Foles claims he doesn’t feel any unusual pressure as the starting quarterback for...

Spadaro: Without Wentz, Eagles must rely on strong defense

How far can the Eagles’ defense take them?By Dave SpadaroDoes defense win championships in the NFL? “Sure it does,” Eagles safety Rodney McLeod said. “You can’t win if you don’t score any points! And we have...

Spadaro: Success doesn’t always last long in the NFL

Shout: ‘Things change so fast in this league. That’s what you learn in this league. It can all go away quickly, so you have to keep that mindset in a one-week-at-a-time mode.’— Eagles head...
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