Tuesday, July 7, 2015

Okafor ready for the unveiling

Monday, July 6, 2015, 2:02 PM
SALT LAKE CITY – The excitement is there for Jahlil Okafor, as he gets ready to make his professional debut tonight when the 76ers take on the San Antonio Spurs in the first game of the Utah Summer League. The excitement, however, is buried deep in his 6-10 frame, as trying to see it outwardly... Read more

Jerome Williams to start rehab game

Monday, July 6, 2015, 10:36 AM
LOS ANGELES --- Jerome Williams (left hamstring strain) will make the first start of a rehab assignment Tuesday night in double-A Reading. Williams sustained the injury on June 17, in the first inning of the Phillies' humiliating 19-3 loss to the Baltmore Orioles. The 33-year-old righthander went... Read more

Jonathan Papelbon could be Phillies lone all-star

Sunday, July 5, 2015, 11:46 AM
ATLANTA - The Phillies will find out Monday night who will represent them in the All-Star Game next week. Baseball's worst team will likely be represented by just one player for the second straight season. Interim manager Pete Mackanin said he sees closer Jonathan Papelbon as the most worthy candidate... Read more

Temple made a big impression on Michigan football recruit

Friday, July 3, 2015, 5:04 PM
There is no consolation in losing out for a high profile recruit, but Camden rising senior receiver Brad Hawkins, who announced his commitment to attend Michigan on Friday, had some high praise for Temple. The Owls were among the five finalists for his services. He said Michigan won out over South... Read more

Flyers name goalie coach with L.A. ties to Hextall; sign RW McDonald

Friday, July 3, 2015, 12:36 PM
The Flyers finally made it official Friday and named Kim Dillabaugh as their goalie coach, as was reported last week. Dillabaugh, 37, spent eight seasons with Los Angeles, where he worked in a goaltender-development role for the club. Dillabaugh worked with Flyers general manager Ron Hextall when... Read more

Aaron Harang placed on disabled list

Thursday, July 2, 2015, 1:45 PM
Aaron Harang on Thursday became the latest Phillies starter to land on the disabled list, further increasing the chances the struggling righthander remains with the team beyond the July 31 trade deadline. A day after allowing a season-worst eight runs and 14 hits in a 9-5 loss, the 37-year-old Harang... Read more

Flyers' camp includes first-rounders Provorov, Konecny; another goalie signed

Thursday, July 2, 2015, 1:16 PM
The Flyers will get a look at their prospects, including recent first-round draft picks Ivan Provorov and Travis Konecny, when they hold their development camp next week at the Skate Zone in Voorhees and on the Stone Harbor beach. Thirty-three players will be in camp, which runs from Tuesday to Sunday... Read more

Sixers acquire shooter they coveted in Stauskas

Thursday, July 2, 2015, 7:31 AM
Sam Hinkie made another one of his trademark trades. The 76ers general manager acquired a player with upside and received a future draft pick in exchange for taking on salary dumps and surrendering assets. Wednesday night's trading partner was the Sacramento Kings, and the Sixers acquired Nik Stauskas... Read more

Zach Eflin, Brian Bogusevic named to Team USA

Monday, June 29, 2015, 5:49 PM
Phillies minor leaguers Zach Eflin and Brian Bogusevic were named on Monday to the USA baseball team for July’s Pan American Games. The competition runs from July 10 to July 19 in Toronto. Eflin, 21, is 5-4 this season at double-A Reading. The righthander has a 2.76 ERA in 78.1 innings. He entered... Read more

Eagles sign G John Moffitt to a one-year deal, release G Cole Manhart

Monday, June 29, 2015, 4:42 PM
The Eagles signed guard John Moffitt on Monday, adding a former NFL starter who abruptly retired in 2013 and faced drug charges while he was out of the league. Moffitt, 28, agreed to a one-year deal. The Eagles released undrafted rookie Cole Manhart to make room for Moffitt. The Seattle Seahawks... Read more
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