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Philadelphia Flyers Winger Steve Downie More Valuable Than You Think

After a sizzling hot month of March, the Philadelphia Flyers (39-28-9) have cooled off over the past two weeks, going 1-3-2 in their past six games. Coincidentally, or maybe not, right winger Steve Downie has missed those six games with a number of issues, one of which has been rumored to be a concussion. The Inquirer’s Sam Carchidi reported […]

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LeBron James Sixers

Hinkie’s 76ers Poised to Lay Low During 2014 Free Agency Period

June 27, 2013 was when everything changed. New General Manager Sam Hinkie pulled the trigger on a blockbuster move, trading starting point guard Jrue Holiday to New Orleans for a 2014 first-rounder and lottery pick Nerlens Noel and then selecting Michael Carter-Williams with the 11th pick. After half a season of mediocre play with the […]

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Giroux Malkin

WATCH: Claude Giroux’s Big Hit on Evgeni Malkin

Everyone remembers Claude Giroux’s massive hit on Sidney Crosby a few years ago in the playoffs; this time, Giroux decided to make sure Evgeni Malkin did not feel left out, blowing up the Penguins forward in the 2nd period of today’s game. Giroux and the Flyers lead 4-0 after two periods.

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Andrew Wiggins Sixers

2014 NBA Draft: Sixers Two-Round Mock Draft 2.0

Every weekend, the Sixers writers at Khandyman Sports will be publishing a mock draft, projecting who the Sixers will select with each pick. Up this week, editor-in-chief Manav Khandelwal. To see them all, click here. Ever since the trade deadline, the Philadelphia 76ers (15-50) have been one of the worst teams in NBA history. They […]

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Nolan Carroll

Eagles Sign Cornerback Nolan Carroll

Buzzing on the third day of free agency, the Philadelphia Eagles have agreed to terms with free agent cornerback Nolan Carroll to bolster their secondary corps, according to Adam Schefter and Mike Garafolo. And now the Eagles have reached agreement with former Dolphins CB Nolan Carroll. Philly moving and shaking.— Adam Schefter (@AdamSchefter) March 13, […]

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Howie Roseman Chip Kelly Eagles

Philadelphia Eagles Free Agency Tracker: Confirmed Signings/Releases

While you may look to other threads for rumors, in this Eagles FA tracker we will only deal with moves confirmed by multiple insiders. Check back for continued updates. 5:03 PM: Eagles Sign Safety Malcolm Jenkins The Philadelphia Eagles made their splash at safety, signing Malcolm Jenkins to a three-year deal worth $16.25 million. Reports […]

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Donnie Jones Eagles

Eagles Free Agency: Roseman “Working On” Bringing Donnie Jones Back

The Philadelphia Eagles have done a lot to recoup as many of last year’s key pieces as possible, re-signing Jason Kelce, Jason Peters, and Riley Cooper to long-term deals last week. They also re-signed wide receiver Jeremy Maclin to a one-year deal, securing three wide receivers with proven success on this team. While many are […]

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Andrew MacDonald Traded to Flyers

Flyers Trade Two Picks, Prospect for Defenseman Andrew MacDonald

The Philadelphia Flyers have made their first key move before tomorrow’s trade deadline, dealing a 2014 3rd-round pick, a 2015 2nd-round pick, and Phantoms forward Matt Mangene to the New York Islanders for defenseman Andrew MacDonald. For a team looking desperately for an mobile, puck-moving blue-liner, this wasn’t too bad a move considering his relatively low […]

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Cedric Thornton Resigned Eagles

Eagles Re-Sign Defensive End Cedric Thornton

The Philadelphia Eagles and General Manager continue to take care of their own, re-signing pieces that were key to this past season’s 10-6, playoff run. The latest man to be reeled back in is defensive end Cedric Thornton, who was an exclusive rights free agent. No other team other than the Eagles could compete with his […]

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Sixers Buying Out Granger

Report: Sixers to Buy Out Danny Granger

First, it was Earl Clark. Now it appears Danny Granger will be the second player acquired before last week’s trade deadline to be bought out by the Philadelphia 76ers. The report was published by Liberty Ballers’ Jake Pavorsky. General Manager Sam Hinkie traded Evan Turner and Lavoy Allen to the Pacers for Danny Granger and […]

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Johnny Manziel Eagles Uniform

2014 NFL Combine: Eagles Met With QB Johnny Manziel

According to a recent report by SI’s Peter King, Philadelphia Eagles coaches and officials, likely Chip Kelly and Howie Roseman, met with Texas A&M QB and 2014 draft prospect Johnny Manziel at the recent NFL combine. What can we make of this? ESPN’s Phil Sheridan put it well in his recent column: “Drafting Manziel would […]

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Danny Granger to Sixers

76ers Trade Deadline Round-Up: Sixers Deal Core for Expirings and Picks

What a day for the Philadelphia 76ers, as GM Sam Hinkie lived up to his reputation by making several huge moves, shocking Sixers fans everywhere. Hinkie started off the day by trading Spencer Hawes to the Cleveland Cavaliers for Earl Clark, Henry Sims, and 2 2014 2nd-round picks. Sims and Clark are both expiring deals, and […]

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