Sunday afternoon, the Eagles try to improve their playoff chances when they take on the Minnesota Vikings at 1 p.m. at Veterans Stadium. The Vikings'
roster includes quarterback Rich Gannon, a star at St. Joseph's Prep and later at the University of Delaware.
Sunday evening, the Flyers meet the Boston Bruins at 7:10 at the Spectrum.
The Spectrum also hosts a seven-bout World Wrestling Federation card at 8 p.m. Saturday. Feature matches include Bob Backlund meeting Kamala the Ugandan Giant, and Money Inc. defending their WWF Tag Team championship belt against the Nasty Boys.
For runners, the Winter Heat Five-Mile Race and One-Mile Fun Run/Walk will be Saturday at Hamilton Veterans Park, Kuser Road entrance, in Hamilton Township, outside Trenton. The Fun Run/Walk begins at 9 a.m., followed by the five-miler at 9:15. The entry fee is $12; proceeds benefit the Scleroderma Research Foundation, which is dedicated to finding a cure for the disabling collagen disease.
Sunday is the 15th annual Brian's 10-K Run at West Chester University's Farrell Stadium, located on the South Campus in West Chester. In addition to the 10-K, four preliminary events are scheduled: a two-mile walk at 10:30 a.m.; a one-mile fun run at 11:30 a.m.; a two-mile fun run at noon; an 11- year-old-and-under one-mile run at 12:30 p.m., followed by the 10-K at 1 p.m. The entry fees are $11 for the 10-K and $5 for the other events. Race-day registration begins at 9:30 a.m. at the South Campus Health and Physical Education Center. Proceeds benefit men and women who have been disabled by spinal cord or traumatic head injuries, or stroke.