CollectionsSports
IN THE NEWS

Sports

FEATURED ARTICLES
NEWS
December 18, 2014
For the sixth straight time, the Flyers lose to the Lightning. D1.
SPORTS
February 24, 2012 | By Chris Melchiorre, For The Inquirer
Maybe it's the footwork. Maybe it's the quick hands - the physical style as fit for clearing a running lane as it is for scoring a takedown. But on the mat, Haddon Heights' Alex and Ryan Thompson look like football players. "The two sports go hand-in-hand," Garnets wrestling coach Chris Ormsby said. Plenty of athletes slide seamlessly into wrestling after football. Few marry the techniques and movements of the sports as the Thompson brothers have. For years, the two called themselves football players.
NEWS
April 19, 2013 | BY SEAN COLLINS WALSH, Daily News Staff Writer walshSE@phillynews.com, 215-854-4172
ALONGSIDE retired Eagles giant Brian Dawkins and actual giant Dikembe Mutombo, formerly of the Sixers, Mayor Nutter announced Wednesday that Philadelphia will host an international conference in September on how sports can be an agent of positive social change. Beyond Sport, which is chaired by former British Prime Minister Tony Blair, brings about 1,000 participants together each year to discuss the role of sports in community building. Recent locations have included London, Chicago and Cape Town, South Africa.
NEWS
December 24, 2012 | By Patricia Mans, For The Inquirer
Jose, 15, is passionate about sports and fashion and hopes to combine them in a career when he grows up. Eager to be successful, he envisions designing his own line of sneakers. He doesn't have a name yet for his line, but he does plan to use his favorite colors, blue and green. Jose keeps busy with a variety of activities. He loves playing the guitar and watching and participating in sports. Polite and well-mannered, he has many friends and enjoys spending time with them. A ninth grader, Jose is a good student, and especially enjoys math and gym. Jose wants very much to be adopted.
ENTERTAINMENT
October 14, 2014 | By Patricia Mans, For The Inquirer
When they hear the word adoption, people often think of babies. However, the majority of children in need of permanent homes are school-age, and many are teenagers. Among them is Jordan. At 15, he is handsome, attentive, and well-mannered, and takes pride in his appearance. He also excels in sports, enjoys playing basketball with friends, and gets a kick out of testing his skills at video games. Jordan's favorite foods are hamburgers, french fries, spaghetti with meatballs, rice and beans, and salads.
NEWS
February 23, 2012 | By Chris Melchiorre, FOR THE INQUIRER
Maybe it's the footwork. Maybe it's the quick hands - the physical style as fit for clearing a running lane as it is for scoring a takedown. But on the mat, Haddon Heights' Alex and Ryan Thompson look like football players. "The two sports go hand-in-hand," Garnets wrestling coach Chris Ormsby said. Plenty of athletes slide seamlessly into wrestling after football. Few marry the techniques and movements of the sports as the Thompson brothers have. For years, the two called themselves football players.
NEWS
October 5, 2012
By Eric Zillmer Sports remind us of the laws of the universe in many ways - the predictable flight of a golf ball, the field goal attempt that drifts wide, the geometry celebrated with every pitch of a baseball. And if there is one sport that is defined by the laws of Einstein and Newton, it's squash. Squash is a tough game with simple rules. At the elite level, two competitors are confined to a rectangular glass enclosure. With the semisoft squash ball traveling at speeds up to 170 m.p.h., and with all walls and angles in play, it is mesmerizing to watch.
SPORTS
October 29, 2013 | BY TOM MAHON, Daily News Staff Writer mahont@phillynews.com
THE REV. FRANK Berna, O.F.M. Ph.D., sees sports from a different perspective. Berna, the director of the Graduate Religion Program in Theology and Ministry at La Salle University teaches a course called "Sports and Spirituality. " For those who think the course might be about athletes thanking the almighty after scoring a touchdown, or hitting a home run . . . well . . . think again. According to the course description, students study the "contemporary spirituality in relation to the phenomena of sports.
NEWS
August 8, 2012 | By Peter Mucha, Inquirer Staff Writer
The NCAA and the four major professional sports leagues are suing to prevent New Jersey from legalizing sports betting. The suit was filed Tuesday morning in U.S. District Court in Trenton, with Major League Baseball, the National Basketball Association, the National Hockey League and the National Football League joining the National Collegiate Athletic Association as plaintiffs. The complaint argues the state has pursued a course of action that could, "within the next two months," allows casinos and racetracks to "commence gambling operations on amateur and professional sports.
SPORTS
January 23, 2014 | By Mike Jensen, Inquirer Staff Writer
Temple president Neil D. Theobald has scheduled a meeting for Tuesday with the coaches and athletes from the seven sports Temple has announced it is cutting at the end of the academic year. This will be the first time coaches and athletes from discontinued sports will have a chance to address university administrators and trustees since the sports cuts were announced after a board of trustees vote in December. According to a source, coaches from each targeted sport - baseball, men's gymnastics, men's and women's rowing, softball, men's track and field, and indoor track - have been informed that they can bring up to two athletes from each sport to the meeting inside the Liacouras Center, and that each team will have up to 15 minutes for a presentation.
1 | 2 | 3 | 4 | 5 | Next »
ARTICLES BY DATE
SPORTS
January 30, 2016 | By Sam Carchidi, STAFF WRITER
Carli Lloyd, recently named the top women's soccer player in the world by FIFA, former heavyweight boxing champion Larry Holmes, and Flyers winger Jake Voracek will be among the headliners at the 112th annual Philadelphia Sports Writers Association's banquet Monday at the Crowne Plaza Hotel in Cherry Hill. A limited number of tickets are available at PSWAdinner.com, and some may be available at the door. Fans should check the website for updates. Lloyd, the pride of Delran High and Rutgers, had a hat trick to lead the United States past Japan in the World Cup final.
SPORTS
January 17, 2016
Boys' Basketball NONLEAGUE Sterling 72, Northwest Prep 50: Devon Tuten scored 26 points, including his 1,000th career point, for the host Silver Knights. Chris Roe added 19 points and eight assists. LEAP Academy Charter 82, Audubon 72: Donovon Guess poured in 51 points for the visiting Lancers. Pitman 55, Camden County Tech 49 (OT): Luke Castagna scored 23 points for the host Panthers. BURLINGTON COUNTY LEAGUE Pemberton 54, Burlington Township 44: Antoine Wilson scored 14 points, and Edwin Rivera added 13 points for the visiting Hornets.
SPORTS
January 17, 2016
GIRLS' BASKETBALL Tri-County Conference Classic Salem 43, Pennsville 41: Sherris Moyer had 15 points and three three-pointers for the visiting Rams. Clayton 49, Wildwood 39: Mackenzie McCracken scored 18 points and her sister Maddie added 13 points for the host Clippers. Tri-County Conference Diamond Deptford, 46, Woodstown 37: Juliette Tobin had 13 points for the host Spartans. Delsea 68, Schalick 25: Wykira Johnson had 16 points and Glory Morton scored 14 for the host Cougars.
SPORTS
January 17, 2016
BASKETBALL INTER-AC LEAGUE Penn Charter 59, Springside Chestnut Hill 38: Hannah Fox scored 19 points and added three rebounds and four assists for the hosts. Ayanna Matthews had 15 points and four steals. Episcopal Academy 42, Agnes Irwin 20: Elodie Furey posted 15 points and 19 rebounds for the visiting Churchwomen. Seanna McNamara scored 12 points. CATHOLIC LEAGUE Neumann-Goretti 68, Little Flower 22: Alisha Kebbe and Kamiah Smalls each scored 14 points for the visiting Saints.
NEWS
January 15, 2016 | By Walter F. Naedele, Staff Writer
Bellmawr Councilman Steve Hagerty knew Brian P. McGlinchey for 35 years, ever since they played street hockey for a youth organization. Sports was what bound them in friendship. "For the last 20 years," Hagerty said, "we've been running the Bellmawr Purple Eagles," four football teams for youths from 5 to 14 years old. All those years, Hagerty was the Eagles' president, and Mr. McGlinchey, for most of the time, was general manager. While doing that, at times he was also coach and head coach.
NEWS
January 8, 2016
DEAR ABBY: My husband, an avid soccer player, injured himself twice last year, which left him unable to work for months at a time. He refuses to hang up his cleats because he says it's his "one true passion. " I think he's being selfish because his soccer injuries have caused a financial, emotional and physical strain on our family. I can't be the only wife and mom who doesn't want the additional risk. Any advice on how to get through to him? - Sports Wife in Cleveland DEAR SPORTS WIFE: I don't know how old your husband is, but two serious injuries in one year may be a hint from Father Time that his reflexes aren't as acute as they once were, and he should channel his passion in another direction.
ENTERTAINMENT
January 5, 2016 | By Patricia Mans, For The Inquirer
Anthony loves football so much he dreams of becoming a member of an NFL team when he grows up. For now, the 11-year-old enjoys watching the game, especially when his favorite team - the Eagles - is playing. He was thrilled to have the opportunity recently to visit Lincoln Financial Field where he met Swoop, the Eagles mascot, and toured the team locker room. Anthony also likes basketball, swimming, drawing, playing with action figures, going to the park, and listening to music. It's not unusual to find him dancing or tapping along to the beat of a song he hears.
SPORTS
January 4, 2016 | By Phil Anastasia, Inquirer Columnist
We've turned the page on 2015. It's in the books. But here's one last look back at 15 signature events in South Jersey sports during the last calendar year: 15 Camden wins fourth straight South Jersey title in boys' basketball. Camden's stingy defense led the way in a 48-40 victory over Haddonfield before an overflow crowd in the Bulldawgs' gym in early March. Junior Jamal Holloway grabbed 17 rebounds, and junior Brad Hawkins scored 14, going 4 for 4 from the foul line in the last 44 seconds.
NEWS
December 31, 2015
Bob Brookover: Fast out of the gate and fast out the door. D1. Mike Sielski: Lurie brought this embarrassment upon himself. D1.
ENTERTAINMENT
December 30, 2015 | By Carolyn Hax
While I'm away, readers give the advice.   On spouses who have zero knack for choosing gifts: My very sweet husband died in 2009 at 54. He was always trying to give me things. On special dates, he would try, but he never could remember what it was that I wanted or needed. So after many (sadly) failed tries, I started writing on the mirror anything that I might like, cheap to expensive, to give him a choice. It was so easy to make the list: As I thought of what I needed, I just scribbled it on the mirror.
1 | 2 | 3 | 4 | 5 | Next »
|
|
|
|
|