The move could be a strong message to the big names - Manny Machado and Bryce Harper - that the Phillies hope to land next winter.
Buoyed by subtle changes and a jolt of confidence, the Flyers have climbed back into the playoff hunt with a stunning turnaround. Can they keep it up?
Stars coach and former Flyers coach Ken Hitchcock was denied his 800th victory in the Stars 5-2 loss to New Jersey Friday night. He'll try again tonight. He won 131 games in his three-plus seasons as Flyers coach.
The Eagles think their "next man up" approach will work with Nick Foles at quarterback. Should you believe them?
The matchups, players, and numbers in Sunday's Eagles-Giants game
The former Sixers point guard is in town tonight as an assistant coach for the Oklahoma City Thunder.
Chance Warmack and Isaac Seumalo did not impress when the Eagles' left guard went down in last week's game.
Since the Nittany Lions ended the regular season, they have lost offensive coordinator Joe Moorhead, and almost saw defensive coordinator Brent Pry leave.
The former Eagles assistant is working 16-hour days two weeks before Christmas for an organization that almost certainly is going to hand him a pink slip next month.
Sorber was known for taking charge of many practice sessions. He also had a bit of a reputation as the bad cop on the staff, but he backed it up with considerable experience as a player.
Travis Sanheim has a history of getting hot in December. His first goal for the Flyers could be another spark.
Redshirt freshman Omari Spellman is Villanova's best interior presence but he also has a shot from distance that cannot be overlooked.
Eagles are laying 7.5 to a divisional opponent, so keep the action light. Looking for New Orleans to march right through the Jets, however.