Sports betting: SugarHouse briefly opens Rams as Super Bowl favorites over Patriots, line flips within minutes

The first Super Bowl since sports betting became legal in Philadelphia opened with a razor-thin line. Started with the Rams laying points, but went the other way. Likely will bounce around leading up to the Feb. 3 game.

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In defense of Ben Simmons: A reminder of how good he and the Sixers could soon be | David Murphy

We saw Simmons at his most destructive: singlehandedly obliterating a defense and creating a scoring opportunity that wouldn't exist if Simmons were blessed with something less than his combination of size and speed.
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In defense of Ben Simmons: A reminder of how good he and the Sixers could soon be | David Murphy

We saw Simmons at his most destructive: singlehandedly obliterating a defense and creating a scoring opportunity that wouldn't exist if Simmons were blessed with something less than his combination of size and speed.

NFC Championship: Rams head to Super Bowl on 57-yard overtime field goal as blown call ends Saints' season

Obvious pass interference was ignored, preventing the Saints from running down the clock in regulation.

NFC Championship: Rams head to Super Bowl on 57-yard overtime field goal as blown call ends Saints' season

Obvious pass interference was ignored, preventing the Saints from running down the clock in regulation.

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Gabe Kapler believes FIP stat predicts bright future for three of Phillies' young starters | Bob Brookover

If Kapler is right, the futures of Nick Pivetta, Vince Velasquez and Zach Eflin are better than their conventional numbers from last season indicate.
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Gabe Kapler believes FIP stat predicts bright future for three of Phillies' young starters | Bob Brookover

If Kapler is right, the futures of Nick Pivetta, Vince Velasquez and Zach Eflin are better than their conventional numbers from last season indicate.
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Howie Roseman (re)-stocked the Eagles this season almost as well as he stocked it winning the Super Bowl | Marcus Hayes

The Eagles' brass somehow cobbled together a winning roster after injuries gutted the team.

Super Bowl LIII: Patriots, Rams to face off in Atlanta on Feb. 3

Can Sean McVay and the Rams pull off what the Eagles managed last year?

Carter Hart, Flyers enter break with stars finally aligning

The Flyers' recent victories have been notable for the range of contributors, for their resilience, and for who their opponents have been: Minnesota, Boston, and Montreal are all bubble playoff teams that couldn't afford to forfeit the two points the Flyers were habitually providing.

Wilson Chandler slowly finding his way with Sixers

Chandler got off to a rough start, hampered by injuries that forced him to miss the start of the season. But now, he says, he's finally healing, which is why his defense has improved markedly.

Jill Ellis on U.S. women’s soccer team’s loss to France: ‘We will improve’

I think we can be disappointed in the result, but not be discouraged,” Jill Ellis said after the 3-1 defeat ended the Americans' 28-game unbeaten run.

What’s next for Nick Foles?

The Eagles have until Feb. 11 to exercise a team option in Foles’ contract that will pay him $20 million in 2019.

Sixers face difficult question: To play or not to play Joel Embiid while he deals with nagging injuries

The Sixers are in a tough spot when it comes to playing Joel Embiid or not. The All-Star center is battling a bad back.

Four-star defensive tackle D’Von Ellies signs with Penn State

Ellies, who is from Maryland, picked the Nittany Lions over Southern Cal.

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Flyers beat Canadiens behind strong showings from Carter Hart, Nolan Patrick

With his boyhood hero, Carey Price, watching from the bench, Hart did a worthy imitation to keep the Canadiens at bay.

Patriots, Rams fans have a big problem with today's referees

Everyone hates the refs, but fans two of the four teams playing Sunday have real beefs against the men in stripes.

What went wrong for the Sixers in the final seconds against Thunder? It starts with Ben Simmons.

Breaking down what went wrong for the Sixers down the stretch against the Thunder.

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Penn takes out Temple as ... wait, who is that guy hitting shots?

He may not have been in the scouting report, but Penn’s Kuba Mijakowski took over Saturday’s first half.

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