SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Stephen Curry bounced back from one of the worst shooting nights of his career and scored 23 points, and the Golden State Warriors convincingly ended the Phoenix Suns’ 18-game winning streak with a 118-96 victory on Friday night.
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Health officials reported the first confirmed case of the omicron variant in Pennsylvania on Friday, a man in his 30s from Philadelphia.
PHILADELPHIA (5-7) at NEW YORK JETS (3-8)
Sunday, 1 p.m. EST, CBS
BETTING LINE: Eagles by 6 1/2, according to FanDuel SportsBook.
FLORHAM PARK, N.J. (AP) — The New York Jets' defense was at rock bottom a month ago.
Indianapolis had just run through, around and past the Jets in front of a national TV audience, gouging New York for 260 yards rushing.
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — A 21-year-old man was fatally shot Thursday night after what Philadelphia Police said appeared to be a road rage incident.
Officers responded to a call around 6:30 p.m. Thursday reporting a person with a gun and shooting in the East Falls section of the city.
NEW YORK GIANTS (4-7) at MIAMI (5-7)
Sunday, 1 p.m. EST, Fox
BETTING LINE: Miami by 4 1/2, according to FanDuel SportsBook.
CHESTER, Pa. (AP) — Andre Blake shook his head at the photo that captured the Jamaican goalie carried off the pitch on the shoulders of his Philadelphia Union teammates.
Blake was swooped up by the Union after stopping two penalty kicks that ushered the franchise straight into easily the biggest game in its Major League Soccer history — Sunday’s Eastern Conference final against New York City FC.
HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — Gov. Tom Wolf followed through on his veto threat Thursday, rejecting Republican-penned legislation to allow people to carry a firearm openly or concealed, without a permit, adding to his total for Pennsylvania's chief executive with the most vetoes in more than four decades.
EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. (AP) — Joe Judge isn't making the Miami Dolphins guess about who will be calling the offensive plays for the New York Giants this weekend.
Former Cleveland Browns coach Freddie Kitchens handled the role against the Eagles after Jason Garrett was fired last week, and he's going to have the headset Sunday when the Giants (4-7) visit the Dolphins (5-7) to kick off a two-game road trip.
EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. (AP) — Robert Saleh was asked this week if he was aware of the New York Jets’ futility against the Philadelphia Eagles.
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — The Philadelphia Phillies signed right-handed reliever Corey Knebel to a $10 million, one-year contract on Wednesday.
He can earn $1 million in performance bonuses: $250,000 each for 45, 50, 55 and 60 games finished.
Philadelphia 76ers (11-11, 11th in the Eastern Conference) vs. Atlanta Hawks (12-10, seventh in the Eastern Conference)
Atlanta; Friday, 7:30 p.m. EST
FANDUEL SPORTSBOOK LINE: Hawks -6; over/under is 220
NEW YORK (AP) — Chris Kreider scored his 16th goal and Igor Shesterkin stopped 33 shots to help the New York Rangers beat the Philadelphia Flyers 4-1 on Wednesday night for their fourth straight win.
NEW YORK (AP) — Chris Kreider scored again and Igor Shesterkin stopped 33 shots to help the New York Rangers beat the Philadelphia Flyers 4-1 on Wednesday night for their fourth straight win.
Artemi Panarin had a goal and an assist, Jacob Trouba and Dryden Hunt also scored and Kaapo Kakko added two assists as the Rangers won for the eighth time in nine games.
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Jalen Hurts had no energy Wednesday for any drama regarding his playing status for Sunday when the Philadelphia Eagles visit the New York Jets.
“You guys know I’m dealing with something,” Hurts said about his ankle sprain.
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Collin Gillespie has played so long at Villanova that the guard has become a de facto coach on the court. He tells his teammates where they should be, sets up the next play and echoes all the pregame instruction from coach Jay Wright.
HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — TV stations in Philadelphia, New York City and Cleveland said Wednesday that they are taking down the "Dr. Oz Show," now that the show's host, Mehmet Oz, has formally become a candidate for U.S.
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Philadelphia transit officials say a woman was beaten by two juveniles on a train Tuesday evening, just hours after hundreds of people gathered at a rally prompted by an attack on the train last month.
FOXBOROUGH, Mass. (AP) — Sean Johnson saved Adam Buksa’s attempt during a shootout and all five of Johnson's teammates scored as New York City FC advanced to its first Eastern Conference final 5-3 on penalty kicks following a 2-2 playoff draw with the New England Revolution on Tuesday night.
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — A 14-year-old Philadelphia boy waiting for a bus to take him home from school was shot 18 times and killed Monday afternoon, police said.
Samir Jefferson was waiting at a bus stop shortly before 3:30 p.m.
Philadelphia 76ers (11-10, eighth in the Eastern Conference) vs. Boston Celtics (11-10, 11th in the Eastern Conference)
Boston; Wednesday, 7:30 p.m. EST
BOTTOM LINE: Jayson Tatum and the Boston Celtics square off against the Philadelphia 76ers.
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Doc Rivers gave a pep talk to Jamahl Mosley shortly after the Orlando Magic hired the rookie head coach in July. The 76ers coach's advice was simple:
NEW YORK (AP) — Yannick Nézet-Séguin, music director of the Metropolitan Opera and the Philadelphia Orchestra, is taking a four-week sabbatical from conducting starting Dec. 19 after a busy autumn and ahead of a challenging second half of the season.
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — A man accused of raping a woman on a commuter train outside Philadelphia while other passengers were present was ordered held for trial by a magistrate judge Monday.
Fiston Ngoy, 35, is charged with rape and related offenses.
Jalen Hurts has proven he’s a better runner than passer right now.
That won’t cut it in the NFL but the second-year pro has five games remaining to show the Philadelphia Eagles’ decision makers he can be their quarterback for the future.
EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. (AP) — A year ago, the New York Giants got off to a 1-7 start and remained in the playoff race all season because they played in the weakest division in the NFL — the NFC East.
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Temple fired coach Rod Carey on Monday after three seasons with the school, ending a tenure that started with a bowl game and finished with a combined two conference wins in the last two seasons.
New York Islanders (5-10-2, seventh in the Metropolitan) vs. Philadelphia Flyers (8-8-4, sixth in the Metropolitan)
Philadelphia; Tuesday, 7 p.m. EST
BOTTOM LINE: New York looks to break its eight-game losing streak when the Islanders play Philadelphia.
Throwing the football in the NFL is so alluring it can seduce even the best run teams.
The Indianapolis Colts forgot they have Jonathan Taylor after relying on Carson Wentz’s arm to build a 10-point halftime lead against the defending Super Bowl champion Buccaneers.
NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — Andreas Johnsson had two goals and two assists, Jesper Bratt had a goal and two assists and the New Jersey Devils beat the Philadelphia Flyers 5-2 Sunday night.
Dougie Hamilton had a goal, an assist and 10 shots on goal, and Nathan Bastian also scored for New Jersey.
CHESTER, Pa. (AP) — Andre Blake made two spectacular saves, Nashville missed on two penalty kicks and the Philadelphia Union won a shootout Sunday to advance to Major League Soccer's Eastern Conference final for the first time in franchise history.
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Collin Gillespie scored 13 points in a balanced team effort, and No. 7 Villanova beat La Salle 72-46 on Sunday night.
Brandon Slater added 12 points and Caleb Daniels and Eric Dixon each had 11 for the Wildcats (4-2), who played for the first time since a Nov.
KANSAS CITY, Kan. (AP) — Bobby Wood directed Justin Meram’s crossing pass low into the right corner in the 90th minute to give Real Salt Lake a 2-1 victory over Sporting Kansas City on Sunday in Major League Soccer’s Western Conference semifinals.
EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. (AP) — The Philadelphia Eagles seemingly had everything in front of them after winning two straight and three of the last four.
They were back in the playoff hunt and had a schedule that featured only one game against a team with a winning record.
EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. (AP) — On a day the team retired the No. 92 jersey of Hall of Famer Michael Strahan, the New York Giants' defense appropriately make life miserable for the Philadelphia Eagles.
Orlando Magic (4-17, 15th in the Eastern Conference) vs. Philadelphia 76ers (10-10, 11th in the Eastern Conference)
Philadelphia; Monday, 7 p.m. EST
BOTTOM LINE: Philadelphia hosts the Orlando Magic after Joel Embiid scored 42 points in the 76ers' 121-120 overtime loss to the Minnesota Timberwolves.
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — D’Angelo Russell scored 35 points and had a decisive steal and assist in the final seconds of the second overtime in the Minnesota Timberwolves’ 121-120 victory over Joel Embiid and the Philadelphia 76ers on Saturday night.
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Philadelphia 76ers center Joel Embiid returned Saturday night against the Minnesota Timberwolves after missing nine games because of COVID-19 protocols.
The NHL has postponed two more games for coronavirus-related reasons, making it five so far this season.
Upcoming New York Islanders games Sunday at the Rangers and Tuesday at the Philadelphia Flyers were postponed after additional members of the team went into the NHL’s COVID-19 protocol on Saturday.
Philadelphia Flyers (8-7-4, sixth in the Metropolitan) vs. New Jersey Devils (8-6-4, fifth in the Metropolitan)
Newark, New Jersey; Sunday, 7 p.m. EST
FANDUEL SPORTSBOOK LINE: Devils -115, Flyers -105; over/under is 6
Minnesota Timberwolves (9-10, 10th in the Western Conference) vs. Philadelphia 76ers (10-9, ninth in the Eastern Conference)
Philadelphia; Saturday, 6 p.m. EST
FANDUEL SPORTSBOOK LINE: 76ers -4.5; over/under is 218
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Sebastian Aho scored twice, Jesperi Kotkaniemi had a goal and an assist, and the Carolina Hurricanes beat the Philadelphia Flyers 6-3 on Friday.
Jesper Fast, Steven Lorentz and Andrei Svechnikov also scored for the Metropolitan Division-leading Hurricanes.
EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. (AP) — The firing of Jason Garrett as New York Giants offensive coordinator isn't going to drastically change the way the team plays when it has the ball.
Star running back Barkley admitted Friday there might be a few new wrinkles on offense and players have been asked by the coaching staff to discuss plays they like to run so they can be included in the game play.
NORRISTOWN, Pennsylvania (AP) — A man eating Thanksgiving dinner inside a home in the Philadelphia suburbs was killed by a stray bullet that pierced a window, authorities said.
The victim, Edilberto Miguel Palaez Moctezuma, 25, was shot in the torso just before 9:30 p.m., Montgomery County District Attorney Kevin Steele said in a press release issued Friday.
PHILADELPHIA (5-6) at NEW YORK GIANTS (3-7)
Sunday, 1 p.m. EST, Fox
BETTING LINE: Eagles by 3 1/2, according to FanDuel SportsBook.
1913 — Notre Dame and Texas meet for the first time in a Thanksgiving showdown. Both carry perfect records into the game, with Notre Dame not losing a game in three years and the Longhorns on a 12-game winning streak.
Carolina Hurricanes (14-3-1, first in the Metropolitan) vs. Philadelphia Flyers (8-6-4, seventh in the Metropolitan)
Philadelphia; Friday, 3:30 p.m. EST
FANDUEL SPORTSBOOK LINE: Flyers +116, Hurricanes -139; over/under is 6
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — The New York Giants’ firing of offensive coordinator Jason Garrett on Tuesday tossed a surprise twist into the Philadelphia Eagles’ preparations for Sunday’s trip up the New Jersey Turnpike.
EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. (AP) — Pro Football Hall of Famer Michael Strahan is looking forward to seeing his No. 92 jersey retired by the New York Giants, and wondering why it took so long.
The never-shy Strahan on Wednesday took a swipe at the team's ownership for lateness of his jersey retirement; nipped at fans of the rival Philadelphia Eagles; and added he is as frustrated as any Giants fan by the team's struggles over the past decade.