Rob Parent, Delco Times

Rob Parent

Delco Times

Garnet Valley, PA, United States

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Recent:
  • Delco Times
  • PottstownMercury
Past:
  • Daily Local News
  • The Reporter
  • The Reading Eagle
  • The Times Herald

Recent articles by Rob:

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

Eagles sign veteran Brett Kern to replace injured punter Arryn Siposs

Eagles sign Brett Kern to replace injured punter Arryn Siposs → Read More

Phillies land shortstop Trea Turner with $300 million, 11-year deal

The Philadelphia Phillies landed Trea Turner on Monday, agreeing to a $300 million, 11-year contract with the dynamic shortstop. → Read More

Penn State’s Joey Porter Jr. named to All-Big 10 first team

Penn State cornerback Joey Porter Jr., who’s been projected as a first-round draft pick, was named Tuesday to the All-Big Ten first team in separate voting by coaches and media. Porter has 11 pass … → Read More

Parent: In depth of losing streak, John Tortorella chatty about changes

There’s a reason why the Flyers hired John Tortorella over the summer. The guy has won before. He’s won and he’s won some more. But there was also one other mitigating factor – th… → Read More

Phillies Notebook: Infield picture shifting with hot shortstop market

PHILADELPHIA — While the Phillies were saying Wednesday that they had a week before finding out the ramifications of Bryce Harper’s pending elbow surgery, there was one point in club presiden… → Read More

Phillies’ Bryce Harper facing elbow surgery, prognosis to be determined – Reading Eagle

PHILADELPHIA — Bryce Harper will have exploratory surgery next Wednesday to reassess the extent of the torn ulnar collateral ligament in his right elbow. The surgery, to be performed in Los Angeles… → Read More

Phillies’ chances might be slim, but Zack Wheeler set to deliver – The Mercury

Having gone off the rails offensively, reality has bitten into the Phillies’ magical playoff ride. The streakiness that mostly defined the 2022 Phillies under Joe Girardi and occasionally rea… → Read More