Jimmy Butler is showing he can fix the Sixers’ biggest weakness from last year’s playoffs | David Murphy

Robert Covington was a good wing defender, a guy who did a lot of the little things that made the Sixers better as a team. In isolation, though, there is no comparison between him and Butler.

Jimmy Butler is showing he can fix the Sixers’ biggest weakness from last year’s playoffs | David Murphy

Robert Covington was a good wing defender, a guy who did a lot of the little things that made the Sixers better as a team. In isolation, though, there is no comparison between him and Butler.

Villanova basketball gets upset by Furman at home

The defending national champs lost in overtime for their second straight loss.

Villanova basketball gets upset by Furman at home

The defending national champs lost in overtime for their second straight loss.

Like Gritty, Flyers taking punches on home ice | Sam Carchidi

The Flyers made a stirring comeback and earned a point Saturday in a 6-5 OT loss to visiting Tampa Bay, but they finished a disappointing 2-2-1 homestand. Only Pittsburgh (Pittsburgh!) and Florida have fewer home points this season.

Like Gritty, Flyers taking punches on home ice | Sam Carchidi

The Flyers made a stirring comeback and earned a point Saturday in a 6-5 OT loss to visiting Tampa Bay, but they finished a disappointing 2-2-1 homestand. Only Pittsburgh (Pittsburgh!) and Florida have fewer home points this season.
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Jimmy Butler using talks with Sixers’ teammates to steepen his learning curve on court

A turnover on Friday turned into a conversation and learning opportunity for Jimmy Butler.

McSorley throws two touchdown passes; lethargic Penn State defeats Rutgers, 20-7

The Nittany Lions quarterback set a program record with his 30th win as the starter, throwing his two TD passes to tight end Pat Freiermuth.

Second-half comeback lifts Temple over South Florida

After allowing 17 first half points, Temple outscored USF, 27-0 in the second half.

With Jimmy Butler, Sixers can no longer preach patience | Keith Pompey

The Sixers say they have three of the league's Top 20 players in Joel Embiid, Jimmy Butler and Ben Simmons.

Flyers roar back but lose in OT to Tampa Bay, 6-5

Anthony Cirelli spun away from Wayne Simmonds and scored the game-winner with 3:13 left in overtime.

Drexel’s Alihan Demir takes over in second half to beat La Salle

Alihan Demir and Troy Harper had career days as Drexel topped La Salle at Tom Gola Arena on Saturday.

Some historic silver linings in the Flyers’ OT loss

Claude Giroux notched his 700th career point and continued his climb up in the Flyers' record books. The team, meanwhile, accomplished a rare NHL feat.

Malcolm Jenkins’ career has flourished with Eagles since Saints let him walk in 2014

Malcolm Jenkins has never been back to New Orleans' Superdome. The Eagles safety played the first five seasons of his career for the Saints, winning a Super Bowl and becoming a captain. But when Jenkins' contract expired after the 2013 season, the Saints didn't offer a contract to keep him

Villanova football beats Delaware, puts Blue Hens’ postseason bid in jeopardy

Delaware has put themselves in a tough situation has they hold on to hope that they will get an NCAA at large bid into postseason play.

Carson Wentz has improved from last season, why can’t the Eagles capitalize?

Carson Wentz's accuracy is up. His passer rating is up. Overall, he's playing better than he did last season. And yet, the results haven't been there for the Eagles. Why is that?

Penn football season ends with 42-14 loss to Ivy League champion Princeton

Penn finished 3-4 in the Ivy League. Princeton won its 12th conference title with an undefeated record and a record-setting 470 points on the season.

Temple football notes: Travon Williams earns a W and a scholarship

Williams was given the news following Temple's 27-17 win over South Florida at Lincoln Financial Field.

Sixers beat Jazz in Jimmy Butler’s 28-point home debut

Jimmy Butler scored eight points in the fourth quarter to lead the Sixers down the stretch over the Jazz. He finished with 28 points in his home debut.

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