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76ers top resting Heat in finale, 100-87

Thaddeus Young scored 20 points, Michael Carter-Williams had 12 in the final game of his impressive rookie campaign, and the Philadelphia 76ers wrapped up a dismal season by topping the Miami Heat 100-87 on Wednesday night. More>>

Teheran 3-hits Phillies; Braves win 1-0

Julio Teheran pitched a three-hitter, Evan Gattis homered among a career-best four hits, and the Atlanta Braves beat the Philadelphia Phillies 1-0 Wednesday night. More>>

Henry, Sam lead Red Bulls past Union 2-1

Thierry Henry and Lloyd Sam scored second-half goals to give the New York Red Bulls their first win of the season, 2-1 over the Philadelphia Union on Wednesday night. More>>

Rangers look to make most of home ice vs. Flyers

It's Broadway vs. Broad Street for the first time in 17 years. More>>

Flyers goalie Steve Mason iffy for playoffs

Steve Mason kept the Philadelphia Flyers afloat when they struggled early in the season. Now they may start the playoffs without their No. 1 goalie. More>>

Braves vs Phillies postponed by rain

The game between the Atlanta Braves and Philadelphia Phillies has been postponed by inclement weather. More>>

Uggla hits grand slam in 9th, Braves beat Phils

Dan Uggla hit two home runs, including a grand slam in the ninth inning Monday night that lifted the Atlanta Braves to a wild 9-6 win over the Philadelphia Phillies. More>>

Carter-Williams leads 76ers past Celtics, 113-108

Michael Carter-Williams had 21 points and 14 rebounds, Tony Wroten scored 20 points, and the Philadelphia 76ers beat the Boston Celtics 113-108 Monday night. More>>

Flyers turn worst start into postseason berth

The Philadelphia Flyers turned the worst start in team history all the way into another playoff berth. More>>

Olympic great Michael Phelps ending retirement

By BETH HARRIS AP Sports Writer Michael Phelps is coming out of retirement, lured back into the pool by the fun of it and the possibility of swimming at a fifth Olympics in Rio in 2016. More>>

Staal scores twice as 'Canes beat Flyers 6-5 in SO

Jordan Staal scored twice in regulation and had the only goal in the shootout to lead the Carolina Hurricanes to a 6-5 victory over the Philadelphia Flyers in regular-season finale Sunday. More>>

Utley has 3 hits, HR gives Phils win over Marlins

Chase Utley extended his hot start with the tiebreaking homer among three hits, sparking the Philadelphia Phillies to a 4-3 victory over the Miami Marlins on Sunday for a three-game sweep. More>>

Union wins NCAA title, beating Minnesota 7-4

Tiny Union College skated off with the biggest trophy in college hockey. More>>

Rollins homers in 10th, Phillies beat Marlins 5-4

Jimmy Rollins homered with two outs in the 10th inning Saturday night, and the Philadelphia Phillies overcame two home runs by Giancarlo Stanton to beat the Miami Marlins 5-4. More>>

Streit's OT goal lifts Flyers over Penguins 4-3

Mark Streit beat Marc-Andre Fleury 2:10 into overtime to lift the Philadelphia Flyers to a 4-3 victory over the Pittsburgh Penguins on Saturday. More>>

Union rallies to tie Real Salt Lake 2-2

Maurice Edu scored on a header off Cristian Maidana's corner kick in the 90th minute to give the Philadelphia Union a 2-2 tie with Real Salt Lake on Saturday. More>>

Phillies rough up Jose Fernandez, beat Marlins 6-3

Marlon Byrd drove in two runs and the Philadelphia Phillies knocked around Jose Fernandez in one of his worst major league starts, beating the Miami Marlins 6-3 Friday night to snap a four-game skid. More>>

Mickelson headed home after missing Masters cut

Rory McIlroy took off his cap, rubbed his brow and let out a deep sigh. More>>

Bubba keeps it simple and builds a 3-shot lead

Bubba Watson won the Masters two years ago with his brand of "Bubba golf," producing shots of raw skill and wild imagination. His strategy now is to keep it simple, and he is halfway to another green jacket. More>>

Harvick wins 1st Darlington pole

Kevin Harvick won his first career pole at Darlington Raceway on Friday as he looks to chase his first Southern 500. More>>

3-goal third helps Lightning beat Flyers 4-2

Richard Panik, Eric Brewer and Steven Stamkos had third-period goals to help the Tampa Bay Lightning beat the Philadelphia Flyers 4-2 on Thursday night. More>>

Brewers top Phils for 6th straight win

Carlos Gomez had three hits with an RBI and the hot-hitting Milwaukee Brewers extended their winning to six games with a 6-2 victory over the Philadelphia Phillies on Thursday night. More>>

Haas leads, with a pair of Masters champs 1 back

No nerves. No worries. Adam Scott never knew the opening round at Augusta National could be so enjoyable. More>>

Hammel strong again, Cubs beat Pirates 7-5

Jason Hammel threw seven strong innings, Anthony Rizzo had four hits, and the Chicago Cubs beat the Pittsburgh Pirates 7-5 on Wednesday night despite allowing five solo home runs. More>>

The anticipation and mystery of the Masters

A quick stroll across the manicured landscape of Augusta National afforded a glimpse of why this Masters is so hard to figure out. More>>

Wrestling Legend 'Ultimate Warrior' Dead At 54


The Ultimate Warrior, one of the most popular professional wrestlers ever, has died at the age of 54. World Wrestling Entertainment announced the death of Warrior, born James Brian Hellwig, in a statement More>>

Flyers clinch playoff spot with 5-2 win

Claude Giroux scored two goals and the Philadelphia Flyers clinched a Stanley Cup playoff berth by beating the Florida Panthers 5-2 on Tuesday. More>>

Braun hits 3 homers, Brewers beat Phillies 10-4

Ryan Braun hit three home runs and tied a franchise record with seven RBIs to lead the Milwaukee Brewers over Philadelphia 10-4 Tuesday, spoiling the Phillies' home opener. More>>

Connecticut wins NCAA title, 60-54 over Kentucky

Coaches and players left them. Others told them to go away. More>>

NBA decisions loom for several Kentucky players

One by one, players in the Kentucky locker room said essentially the same thing: They had not given the NBA a second thought, much less a first, during their stirring Final Four run. More>>

NHL suspends Flyers' Rinaldo 4 games for head hit

The NHL has suspended Philadelphia Flyers forward Zac Rinaldo for four games for an illegal check to the head. More>>

Logano holds on for Sprint Cup win in Texas

Joey Logano had a big lead and was within a half-lap of taking the white flag at Texas. More>>

Phillies, Brewers get day off before series opener

Kyle Kendrick has to wait an extra day to start another home opener. More>>

Earnhardt Jr. out of Texas race after fiery wreck

Dale Earnhardt Jr. wound up with his first last-place finish in seven seasons Monday after driving his car into the rain-saturated infield grass before it shot across the track and slammed into the wall in a fiery crash. More>>

US women's soccer coach Tom Sermanni fired

Tom Sermanni coached the U.S. women's soccer team to a 2-0 win over China in Colorado in the afternoon. By evening, he was out of a job. More>>

Sale approved of Reading Royals to Pa. businessman

The Berks County Convention Center Authority has agreed to sell the Reading Royals. More>>

UConn, Notre Dame advance to historic title game

Women's basketball came away a winner Sunday night. After a season-long buildup, the NCAA tournament will be decided by the perfect championship game. More>>

Schenn scores 2, lifts skidding Flyers over Sabres

Brayden Schenn scored two goals, and the Philadelphia Flyers broke a four-game losing streak with a 5-2 win over the Buffalo Sabres on Sunday night. More>>

Phillies Opening Day Postponed Until Tuesday


Tomorrow's Home Opener between the Phillies and Milwaukee Brewers has been postponed and rescheduled for Tuesday, April 8 at 4:05 p.m More>>

Kentucky freshmen against UConn comeback players

All those Kentucky freshmen against a Connecticut team already with a few championship rings. More>>

Garnett solid, lifts Brooklyn past 76ers 105-101

Kevin Garnett scored 10 points in his first game in more than five weeks to help the Brooklyn Nets beat the Philadelphia 76ers 105-101 Saturday night. More>>

Anangono lifts Fire into 2-2 draw with Union

Juan Luis Anangono headed in the tying goal from a difficult angle in the 86th minute and the Chicago Fire earned their fourth straight draw in a 2-2 tie with the Philadelphia Union on Saturday. More>>

Utley homers again, Phillies beat Cubs 2-0

Chase Utley went 3-for-3 and homered for the second day in a row, and Cliff Lee pitched seven scoreless innings to lead the Philadelphia Phillies to a 2-0 victory over the Chicago Cubs on Saturday. More>>

Task force to study online gambling, sports bets

Mississippi's chief gambling regulator is leading a group that will gather data on how Internet gambling and sports betting are working other states. More>>

Sixers beat Celtics 111-102

Michael Carter-Williams scored eight of his 24 points in the fourth quarter and Henry Sims had career-highs with 24 points and nine rebounds and the Philadelphia 76ers celebrated their second victory in less than a week,... More>>

Eagles LB Jake Knott suspended 4 games

Eagles linebacker Jake Knott has been suspended for the first four games of the 2014 season for violating the NFL's policy on performance-enhancing substances. More>>

Utley leads Phillies past Cubs in Wrigley opener

Chase Utley hit a two-run homer and an RBI single, helping the Philadelphia Phillies beat the Chicago Cubs 7-2 on Friday in the opener of Wrigley Field's 100th anniversary season. More>>

McInterney traded from Philadelphia to Montreal

The Philadelphia Union have traded Major League Soccer All-Star Jack McInerney to the Montreal Impact for Andrew Wenger in a swap of forwards. More>>

Bobrovsky, Blue Jackets blank Philadelphia 2-0

Sergei Bobrovsky stopped 37 shots for his fourth shutout of the season, leading the Columbus Blue Jackets to their first win in Philadelphia, 2-0 over the Flyers on Thursday night. More>>

Wrigley Field opens anniversary season on Thursday

The celebration for Wrigley Field's 100th anniversary begins with a visit from an old friend. More>>

Papelbon blows lead in Phillies 4-3 loss at Texas

Jonathan Papelbon thought he had induced a double-play grounder to clinch a victory for the Philadelphia Phillies. More>>

Fired to feted: Jackson get big deal from Redskins

The contrast couldn't have been greater for DeSean Jackson. More>>

Registration For Philadelphia Marathon Starts Today


Lace up your sneakers. It's time to sign up for the Philadelphia Marathon. More>>

Neumann-Goretti Champs On 'Good Day'

Some local champs took over the FOX 29 Newsroom on Friday morning! The Neumann-Goretti boys and girls basketball teams, fresh off their Catholic League championship wins, stopped by during "Good Day Philadelphia." More>>

ASU Vs University Of Arizona Game Sparks Fan Brawl Video included


Things got way out of hand at a University of Arizona versus Arizona State game. Warning, this video is pretty violent. More>>

NFL Star Launches Initiative To Protect Kids From Concussions In Sports Video included


A new effort is on to protect kids from concussions in sports. More>>

'Dutch' Daulton Talks One-On-One With FOX 29 Video included


Former Phillies catcher Darren Daulton comes back to Philadelphia for his annual golf outing as he wages a battle against brain cancer, and he speaks with our own Mike Jerrick.

When football team loses, fans reach for junk food

Here's something to chew on as the National Football League prepares to kick off a new season Thursday night: sports fans turn to junk food to console themselves when their team goes down to defeat, new research suggests. More>>

Girl, 12, Suffers Catastrophic Eye Injury From Foul Ball Video included


A 12-year-old girl from Palmetto, Ga., has suffered a catastrophic baseball injury that seriously impaired her vision. More>>

What To Do When The Weight Won't Come Off


Cardiovascular helps you to lose the fat, and lose the additional pounds. But to increase your muscle mass is equal to increasing your metabolism and that's how you lose weight, says a trainer.

Michael Vick Named Eagles' Starting Quarterback


Eagles head coach Chip Kelly has settled his quarterback competition. More>>

Philadelphia Union's Michael Lahoud

Midfielder talks about the civil war in Sierra Leone and his origins. More>>

Maclin's Football Camp Teaches More Than Just Football Skills

FOX29's Dawn Timmeney was live on "Good Day Philadelphia" Wednesday morning at Jeremy Maclin's football camp. More>>

Good Bye Bryz

FOX 29's Howard Eskin talks about the Bryz buyout. More>>

Investigators leave with bags after searching Hernandez's home

A team of investigators returned to Patriots tight end Aaron Hernandez's North Attleboro home over the weekend and left with bags of evidence. More>>

VIDEO: Interview with Bernard Hopkins


Ryan Lochte's Response To 'Good Day' Anchors Laughing At Him Video included


Swimmer-turned-reality star Ryan Lochte finally opens up about the "Good Day" interview seen 'round the world. Find out what he thinks about Mike and Sheinelle's laughter. More>>

Howard Eskin On Reid Investigation

FOX 29's Howard Eskin weighs in on the Garrett Reid investigation. More>>

Welcome Back Sebastien Le Toux!

Sebastien Le Toux is back! Sebastien Le Toux is back!

It's LeTouxday at Fox 29!  Jenn Fred chats with the Union's Sebastien Le Toux. More>>

Jeremy Roenick Stops By Good Day

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Jeremy Roenick has a new autobiography out and he stopped by Good Day to talk about the book, the lockout and meet his biggest fan. More>>

Eagles Beat Giants 19-17

Lawrence Tynes missed two field-goal tries from 54 yards with 15 seconds left and the Philadelphia Eagles held on for a 19-17 victory over the New York Giants on Sunday night. More>>

Cherry Hill Honors Kevin Turner


Monday, June 18 was declared "Kevin Turner Day" in Cherry Hill. The former Philadelphia Eagle and Cherry Hill resident was in the area Monday for a golf tournament benefiting his foundation. 

Thome 1 Swing From History


Jim Thome needs just 1 home run to join an elite list. He currently has 99 home runs in a Phillies uniform, and needs 1 more to become the 3rd player in baseball history to hit 100 in 3 different uniforms. More>>

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  • Doran Releases Long Snapper Trick Shots

    Doran Releases Long Snapper Trick Shots

    Tuesday, November 26 2013 11:30 PM EST2013-11-27 04:30:18 GMT
    Lawrence University Long Snapper John Doran has released a compilation of his tricks. The video highlights the Division III football player showcasing his impressive skills doing a variety of medium long
    Lawrence University Long Snapper John Doran has released a compilation of his tricks. The video highlights the Division III football player showcasing his impressive skills doing a variety of medium long



    Wednesday, November 13 2013 6:00 AM EST2013-11-13 11:00:11 GMT
    Are the Phillies about to make a major trade for a power hitting outfielder? FOX 29's Howard Eskin reports Phillies General Manager Ruben Amaro Jr. is talking "very seriously" with the Toronto Blue
    Are the Phillies about to make a major trade for a power hitting outfielder? FOX 29's Howard Eskin reports Phillies General Manager Ruben Amaro Jr. is talking "very seriously" with the Toronto Blue
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