Monday, July 6, 2015

Andy MacPhail to succeed Phillies president Pat Gillick after season

Monday, June 29, 2015, 4:18 PM
Andy MacPhail's tenure as Phillies president will not officially begin until after the season, when the longtime baseball executive succeeds Pat Gillick in the role. Gillick, in turn, will have final say on any trades the Phillies make leading to a crucial July 31 trade deadline. MacPhail will spend... Read more

Flyers trade Zac Rinaldo; Chris Pronger elected to Hall of Fame

Monday, June 29, 2015, 4:04 PM
After a draft in which he was praised, Flyers general manager Ron Hextall made his second deal in three days Monday, sending feisty left winger Zac Rinaldo to Boston for a third-round pick in the 2017 draft. Almost immediately, the Twitter hashtag #InHexyWeTrust began trending in Philadelphia. Rinaldo... Read more

Jason Kelce responds to Giants punter's bashing of Eagles

Monday, June 29, 2015, 11:31 AM
You've got to fill the time in the NFL offseason somehow, and Giants punter Steve Weatherford has decided to get an early start on divisional trash talk. In an interview with the New York Daily News, Weatherford sounded off on a few of the Eagles, starting with Tim Tebow's personality vs. his playing... Read more

Phillies introduce Andy MacPhail in Monday press conference

Monday, June 29, 2015, 9:43 AM
Touting the man seated to his left as "a rare combination of both old-school experience and new-age thinking," Phillies co-owner John Middleton made a rare public appearance Monday at Citizens Bank Park to introduce Andy MacPhail as the club's new president. MacPhail, a longtime baseball executive... Read more

NBA draft chat with John Mitchell

Thursday, June 25, 2015, 3:47 PM
NEW YORK - The 76ers took the best available player, who just happens to be another towering post player. The team selected Duke center Jahlil Okafor with the third pick in the NBA draft Thursday night at the Barclays Center at Brooklyn. The Sixers were expected to take Ohio State guard D'Angelo... Read more

Three more doctors to look at Embiid's foot

Friday, June 19, 2015, 2:29 PM
76ers CEO Scott O'Neil said on the Breakfast on Broad show Friday that three more doctors will evaluate the latest setback in the healing of Joel Embiid's right foot. "We're still waiting," O'Neil said. "We have another three doctors to come see him. The nice thing about jobs like these – you... Read more

Aaron Nola ready for new challenges at triple A

Monday, June 15, 2015, 4:06 PM
ALLENTOWN - Aaron Nola drove to Allentown on Monday afternoon, officially beginning the next stage of his baseball career. The Phillies' top pitching prospect dominated at the double-A level. The Phillies promoted him Sunday to triple A. It was time for a new test. "I'm ready to get things started... Read more

Phillies promote Aaron Nola to triple A

Sunday, June 14, 2015, 4:47 PM
Aaron Nola is one step away from joining the Phillies. The team's top pitching prospect was promoted to triple-A Lehigh Valley on Sunday afternoon. Nola made 12 starts this season at double-A Reading. He was 7-3 with a 1.88 ERA. The righthander struck out 59 batters in 76.2 innings. His first start... Read more

Chad Billingsley to make rehab start on Tuesday

Sunday, June 14, 2015, 2:37 PM
Chad Billingsley will make a rehab start with triple-A Lehigh Valley on Tuesday as he works his way back from a right shoulder strain. The righthander was placed on the disabled list on May 17 after making three starts. Billingsley is 0-2 this season with a 6.75 ERA in 16 innings. His last start was... Read more

Domonic Brown rejoins Phillies with fresh mindset

Sunday, June 14, 2015, 12:50 PM
PITTSBURGH - Triple-A Lehigh Valley manager Dave Brundage called Domonic Brown into his office Saturday afternoon. He asked the outfielder how he was feeling. Brundage told Brown he was out of that night’s IronPigs lineup. The manager wanted to get Brown better mentally and physically. The triple-A... Read more
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