Rob Parent, Delco Times

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Delco Times

Garnet Valley, PA, United States

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Past articles by Rob:

PIAA Class 6A Girls Basketball: Big third quarter boosts O’Hara past Conestoga; Springfield wins opener

RADNOR — To learn how to be a successful girls basketball team on the big stages takes time and lessons learned. Friday night was one of those lesssons. Cardinal O’Hara took advantage of a third-quarter lapse by Conestoga to build a lead and the Lions held on to post a 50-42 victory in the opening round of the PIAA Class 6A tournament at Archbishop Carroll. The Lions (21-5), the District 12… → Read More

Flyers fire embattled GM Chuck Fletcher, give Danny Briere interim job

The Philadelphia Flyers have fired general manager Chuck Fletcher and promoted franchise great Danny Briere to the interim job, a person familiar with the decision told The Associated Press on Friday. → Read More

Flyers Notebook: Lemieux has impressive debut in won over Detroit

Flyers’ newcomer shows speed and brawn in helping to preside over all three Flyers goals → Read More

Parent: Like it or not, Tortorella stands behind Fletcher

Parent: Like it or not, Tortorella stands behind Fletcher → Read More

With no buyers for James van Riemsdyk, Flyers settle for minor moves on deadline day

The Flyers failed to move James van Riemsdyk ahead of the trade deadline, but completed minor moves to ship out forwards Patrick Brown and Zack MacEwen for packages that include Brendan Lemieux. → Read More

Under Dennis Shaw, Chester football looks for continued growth

LaDontay Bell’s longtime assistant takes over Clippers’ football program → Read More

Phillies leave broadcast booth largely intact

The Phillies are essentially sticking with what they have when it comes to the broadcast booth. The club has reached multi-year agreements with television play-by-play man Tom McCarthy and radio narrator Scott Franzke. McCarthy has been with the franchise for 21 years over two stints, including a play-by-play presence that he’s had since 2009. Franzke, once the kid in the Phillies’ radio booth,… → Read More

Flyers coach John Tortorella positively pleased with progress

“I’ve got a positive frame of mind with the group right now,” Flyers coach John Tortorella said Monday, ahead of the team’s first game out of the All-Star break. → Read More

Quarterback injuries, self-inflicted penalties doom 49ers

Against the Eagles in the NFC Championship game, the 49ers lost two quarterbacks to injury, lost three fumbles and lost their cool in key moments of a 31-7 Eagles win. → Read More

Eagles need to keep ‘growing’ offensively against the 49ers

At most, the Eagles have two games to play in what could be their longest – yet no less successful – season. Having won 15 games against three losses, their next challenge is their most daunting, the San Francisco 49ers in the NFC Championship Game, Sunday at 3 at Lincoln Financial Field. Rookie quarterback Brock Purdy, who started the season as a third-string quarterback and for much of the… → Read More

Latest great chance another downer for Flyers’ Felix Sandstrom

In his first start in more than a month, Felix Sandstrom didn’t make a case for more time, backstopping a 5-3 loss to the Winnipeg Jets Sunday night. → Read More

At 59, the baseball lifer enters his first spring training as a big-league manager

At 59, the baseball lifer enters his first spring training as a big-league manager → Read More

‘Good enough’ Jalen Hurts proves good enough for Eagles – The Mercury

It took five Jake Elliott field goals and a Boston Scott eight-yard TD run to aid Jalen Hurts, returning after missing two games, to beat the Giants, 22-16, and clinch the NFC East title on Sunday. → Read More

Eagles Notebook: Barreling Birds’ defensive rushers fall short of NFL record

Eagles get two sacks, fall two shy of Bears’ NFL record → Read More

Parent: Mediocre Minshew adds urgency to Eagles’ season

Birds likely have to beat Giants for division title → Read More

Gannon accepts share of blame for Eagles’ Defenseless in Dallas show

Defensive coordinator says his defenders will learn from loss → Read More

Georges Niang keys fourth-quarter Sixers surge past Knicks

NEW YORK — Joel Embiid scored 35 points, James Harden had 29 points and 13 assists and the 76ers blew by the New York Knicks in the final quarter, extending their winning streak to eight games with a 119-112 victory Sunday. Georges Niang hit four 3-pointers in Philadelphia’s fourth-quarter surge and finished with 16 points, while De’Anthony Melton added 15 as the 76ers got off to a good start on… → Read More

Sanders accepts blame for Eagles loss, but there was plenty of blame to go around

There were mistakes on both sides of the line, at varying parts of the game, when it mattered and ultimately when it counted. The line (the most important part of an NFL game now) before the Eagles’ Christmas Eve meeting in Dallas changed when it became clear that dashing and daring quarterback Jalen Hurts wasn’t going to be able to play due to a shoulder sprain. Backup Gardner Minshew would… → Read More

Despite limited work, Gardner Minshew ‘ready to go’ against Cowboys

Eagles backup quarterback gets start due to Jalen Hurts’ shoulder injury → Read More

Injured Eagles QB Jalen Hurts out, Gardner Minshew in for Dallas game [Updated]

“We have to do what’s best as the organization to put him in a safe spot, because he would play through anything,” said Eagles coach Nick Sirianni said Thursday. → Read More