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Past articles by Dan:

WWE leaves behind virtual reality of ThunderDome in Tampa for first tour since before pandemic

WWE is finally set to ditch its stopgap home in Tampa and resume touring starting Friday night with “Smackdown." → Read More

76ers' Joel Embiid to miss Game 5 with meniscus tear in knee

PHILADELPHIA — Philadelphia 76ers center Joel Embiid has a small lateral meniscus tear in his right knee and will miss Game 5 of the playoff series against Washington on Wednesday → Read More

Indianapolis 500 welcomes 135,000 fans in global benchmark

INDIANANPOLIS (AP) — As the minutes ticked closer to the green flag, Roger Penske took in the pageantry from a perch overlooking the Indianapolis Motor Speedway he owns. Then he → Read More

Flyers end crushing season with 4-2 win over Devils

PHILADELPHIA - Joel Farabee scored two goals and James van Riemsdyk added one on the power play to lead the Philadelphia Flyers to a 4-2 win over the New Jersey Devils in the season finale for both teams on Monday night. The Flyers finished yet another season without a Stanley Cup — they haven’t won one since consecutive championships in 1974 and 1975 — and this ends as one of the more… → Read More

Curry hits 10 3s, scores 49 in Warriors' win in Philly

Stephen Curry hit 10 3-pointers and scored 49 points to extend his sizzling stretch, leading the Golden State Warriors to a 107-96 victory over the Philadelphia 76ers on Monday night. → Read More

Embiid, 76ers top undermanned Nets 123-117 for 1st in East

Embiid had 39 points and 13 rebounds and Philadelphia beat Brooklyn 123-117 on Wednesday night in an anticipated matchup that fizzled with the Nets missing their biggest stars. → Read More

Flyers Make Ugly Plunge From Contenders to a Mess in March

Shayne Gostisbehere came out swinging on the state of the Flyers, and the maligned defenseman sprinkled profanities in his R-rated critique of the team. Seems appropriate these days in Philly. The Flyers are certainly NSFW: in this case, Not Suitable For Watching. > Download our mobile app for iOS or Android to get alerts for local breaking news and weather. A crowd of about 2,800 inside a… → Read More

McLeod, Palmieri score in New Jersey's 4-3 win over Flyers

The Flyers' late surge came up short against New Jersey. They can only hope they have the gas needed to go the distance in their sputtering playoff push. → Read More

Slap in the face: Da Crazy Hawaiian, rising slap fight star

The future of slap fighting in the United States -- UFC President Dana White is an advocate of the sport -- just might be in the palm of the Da Crazy Hawaiian's hand. Slap fighting, yes the art of striking another fighter with an open hand for sport, is the latest head-turning spectacular. "Some people just need to be slapped," Da Crazy Hawaiian said. Trying to poke fun at the… → Read More

Slap in the face: Da Crazy Hawaiian, rising slap fight star

The future of slap fighting in the United States -- UFC President Dana White is an advocate of the sport -- just might be in the palm of the Da Crazy Hawaiian's hand. Slap fighting, yes the art of striking another fighter with an open hand for sport, is the latest head-turning spectacular. "Some people just need to be slapped," Da Crazy Hawaiian said. Trying to poke fun at the… → Read More

Spurs fall to 76ers in blowout game Sunday 134-99

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Tobias Harris scored 23 points, Seth Curry had 21 and the Philadelphia 76ers won their first game since Joel Embiid was lost with an injury, beating the San Antonio Spurs 134-99 on Sunday night. The Sixers’ hold on the top spot in the Eastern Conference appears tenuous with Embiid out for at least two weeks with a bone bruise on his left knee. Embiid had emerged as an MVP… → Read More

Spurs fall to 76ers in blowout game Sunday 134-99

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Tobias Harris scored 23 points, Seth Curry had 21 and the Philadelphia 76ers won their first game since Joel Embiid was lost with an injury, beating the San Antonio Spurs 134-99 on Sunday night. The Sixers’ hold on the top spot in the Eastern Conference appears tenuous with Embiid out for at least two weeks with a bone bruise on his left knee. Embiid had emerged as an MVP… → Read More

Spurs fall to 76ers in blowout game Sunday 134-99

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Tobias Harris scored 23 points, Seth Curry had 21 and the Philadelphia 76ers won their first game since Joel Embiid was lost with an injury, beating the San Antonio Spurs 134-99 on Sunday night. The Sixers’ hold on the top spot in the Eastern Conference appears tenuous with Embiid out for at least two weeks with a bone bruise on his left knee. Embiid had emerged as an MVP… → Read More

Pitino back in the NCAA Tournament with MAAC champs Iona

ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP) — Rick Pitino ended an Iona team photo, a championship trophy as the centerpiece, by pointing toward a ladder and telling the Gaels to clip the → Read More

Ovechkin scores No. 715 to lift Capitals past Flyers 5-3

Washington can credit this win to the milestones: Alex Ovechkin scored his 715th career goal, John Carlson reached 500 career points and goalie Ilya Samsonov got his first career assist. → Read More

Smokin' Joe Frazier feted with statue, mural in Philly

The mural is emblazoned with one of Joe Frazier’s favorite sayings: “There is no right way to do wrong and there is no wrong way to do right.” → Read More

Smokin' Joe Frazier and Muhammad Ali heavyweight battle immortalized with statue in Philly

FEASTERVILLE, Pa. (AP) — Smokin’ Joe Frazier stood fearsome in bronze, his frozen left hook on the brink of connecting with Muhammad Ali, much as the power punch did 50 → Read More

All-Stars Embiid, Simmons lead 76ers past Dallas 111-97

Joel Embiid had 23 points and nine rebounds, Ben Simmons scored 15 points and the Philadelphia 76ers beat the Dallas Mavericks 111-97 on Thursday night. → Read More

Giroux, Flyers top Rangers 4-3 despite Kreider hat trick

Sidelined two weeks because of COVID-19 protocols, Claude Giroux had enough of watching Flyers games on TV. → Read More

Wallace becomes 1st Black driver to lead lap at Daytona 500

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (AP) — Bubba Wallace ran into trouble early and late in his first Daytona 500 driving for Michael Jordan. → Read More