Reporter Frank Fitzpatrick, a 2001 Pulitzer Prize finalist, is covering his eighth Olympic Games and has yet to win a medal in anything except caffeine consumption. He has also been the beat writer for the Phillies, Eagles and Penn State football.

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Flyers and Penguins’ Stadium Series game continues NHL’s outdoor success story

The league's outdoor games draw record crowds. Early skepticism has given way to teams and cities eager to host and participate.

A scoresheet from Wilt Chamberlain’s 100-point game will be auctioned. But which scoresheet is it?

A California auction house has received memorabilia from the historic 1962 game, but there are questions about if it's the official scoresheet.

The Flyers who played for the first Stanley Cup and in the 35-game unbeaten streak

Bobby Clarke, Bill Barber and Rick Macleish are among the six whose careers spanned from that first Cup to the 1979-80 team -- one of the greatest to never win a championship.

The best there never was: After a record streak, a blown call ended the 1979-80 Flyers’ quest for a third Stanley Cup

Pat Quinn's team went unbeaten for 35 games, and seemed invincible. But they came up short. First of a six-part series on the best teams to never win a championship.

Well before Nick Foles, Earl Morrall was the NFL’s greatest substitute quarterback

The square-jawed QB with the signature crewcut twice took teams that had lost future Hall of Fame QBs to Super Bowls and won a third as an emergency substitute.

Fog Bowl: Remembering the most fascinating Eagles-Bears game, 30 years later

It was bizarre and unforgettable, but the 1988 Fog Bowl still has some former Eagles thinking: Why did they let us play in that mess? Did it have to do with big, bad Buddy Ryan?

He’s immersed in L.A., but a suddenly idle Mike Scioscia can’t shake Philadelphia and Delaware County

“It’s just a special place," he said of Philly. "I love the passion that’s in the whole area, not only for sports but for life."

Chester High School basketball star Warren Sutton finds redemption 60 years later

A star at Alfred University in Western New York, Sutton, an African American, he began dating a white coed. What followed changed their lives forever, and led to a gracious resolution.

In life, the Eagles’ Tim Rossovich bit off more than he could chew

The 6-foot-4, 240-pound Eagles linebacker commanded a room. In addition to his size, he had an immense crown of steel-wool hair, Rasputin eyes and an aura that combined mania and menace.

For Army and Navy football players, size is a weighty issue during and after their college football careers

Army and Navy players have their post-football military careers to consider when it comes to how much they weigh. They often find themselves much smaller than their football opponents.