The second-year tackle, pressed into duty after Jason Peters' season-ending knee injury, remains a work in progress. But with each passing game, Vaitai has shown improvement.
Lonnie Walker, the Hurricanes' star freshman, had his homecoming after bringing a state championship to Reading High School last season. He had a game-high 22 points.
PARADISE ISLAND, Bahamas (AP) - Fifth-ranked Villanova failed to speed up Western Kentucky's controlled tempo and struggled to make shots through the first half of its Battle 4 Atlantis debut.
Joel Embiid made an appearance on SportsCenter last night. As always, it was appointment viewing.
The 76ers shooting guard, who averaged 3.9 assists this season as of Tuesday, hasn't suddenly become a good passer. He'll tell you that he's always been one.
With 36 career starts and 56 career touchdown passes, Nick Foles gives the Eagles something a lot of other teams in the playoff hunt don't have - a capable backup quarterback.
The Redskins are hosting a Thanksgiving game for the first time in their history. Look for them to feast on the Giants.
For the Flyers, Thanksgiving includes a practice and time to reflect. Jake Voracek is especially thankful as his sister is holding her own in her battle with MS.
One thing the Eagles can count on Sunday is that the Bears are going to run the ball a lot. They are second in the league in run-play percentage.
Last April, when the champion Red Knights were feted with a parade along 13th Street, consciously or not mirroring a route Reading-born author John Updike famously described in a short story about 1940s' high-schoolers here, the population of this red-brick city joyfully amassed, as if drawn by an unseen...
Eagles know they haven't won anything yet this season, and most of them haven't in their careers.
Both players are expected to be in the lineup Wednesday night in Brooklyn against the New York Islanders.
Stevens will wait to see if Trace McSorley returns to Penn State. If so, he then can decide whether to transfer so he can play an extra year, or wait his turn and likely start for Penn State as a fifth-year senior.
After learning his story, the 76ers have invited him to fly on the team plane in March.