While his career spanned 40 years, as a player and manager in college and organized baseball, it's two days, 32 years apart, that make Cohen a unique figure in the game's history.
The House Republican plan would abolish the deduction that allows college sports fans to write off 80 percent of the donations they're required to make before purchasing season tickets or luxury-seating.
For those who've never heard of Germantown's Ora Washington, know that tennis legend and sports historian Arthur Ashe wrote in a 1988 New York Times essay that she "may have been the best female athlete ever."
Between 1961 and 1982, Herm Rogul, technically a copy editor, carved out his own beat at the Bulletin. He believed, not without good reason, that his colleagues were ignoring worthwhile athletes and sports, especially inner-city basketball.
Just as with the painstakingly slow improvements to the team's roster, this marketing surge, club officials said, was the result of a process - a plan implemented four years ago to enlarge the sales and marketing staff, to tap into technology trends, and to incorporate 76ers history and traditions into...
The president's comments can't negate sports as one of the great unifiers of the American people.
Sadly, many have vanished in recent decades, their abandoned churches and schools now tombstones in a changing city. And as these parishes disappear, a lot of Philadelphia sports history is disappearing with them.
In his second season as Eagles coach, Doug Pederson is growing into being a more demanding leader.
First published by MacMillan in 1969, the massive Baseball Encyclopedia transformed the world for baseball junkies.
Philadelphia native Albert J. Warner was among the first to recognize sports' enormous potential to move merchandise. Since men loved sports and wore hats, Warner decided to combine the affinities in his assault.
The Sixers were downtrodden when he arrived in 1975. The smooth-shooting forward sparked a turnaround.
Guv's take on each regular season game for the playoff-bound Eagles
Al Severance was a footnote in last week's obituaries for Rollie Massimino. But if, like Massimino himself, you see fate in Villanova's improbable run to the '85 national championship, then Severance's role - though ultimately tragic - was essential.