Stories by Rob Maaddi

Tuesday, Sept. 13, 2016

Overreactions run rampant after the NFL's Week 1

Week 1 of the NFL season was loaded with overreactions
By Rob Maaddi

Wednesday, July 6, 2016

Galvis' two-run homer lifts Phillies, completes sweep

PHILADELPHIA - Freddy Galvis hit a two-run homer with two outs in the eighth inning to lift the Philadelphia Phillies to a 4-3 win over the Atlanta Braves on Wednesday.
By Rob Maaddi

Monday, July 4, 2016

Big second inning helps Phillies rout Braves

PHILADELPHIA - Jerad Eickhoff pitched neatly into the eighth inning, Odubel Herrera and Maikel Franco hit two-run homers and the Philadelphia Phillies beat the Atlanta Braves 8-2 on Monday.
By Rob Maaddi

Saturday, May 21, 2016

Braves win series against Phils

PHILADELPHIA - Williams Perez took a two-hitter into the seventh, helping the Atlanta Braves beat Philadelphia 2-0 Saturday for just their second series win this season.
By Rob Maaddi

Saturday, Feb. 6, 2016

Little-known receivers getting job done for Panthers

SAN JOSE, Calif. - Cam Newton throws passes to a bunch of no-name receivers. The Carolina Panthers have a group of wideouts who've embraced their roles, checked their egos and do whatever it takes ...
By Rob Maaddi

Gloves help Manning get a grip

SAN FRANCISCO - Peyton Manning has always done things few quarterbacks do, including wearing a glove on his passing hand
By Rob Maaddi

Wednesday, Feb. 3, 2016

Broncos, Panthers have experienced backup QBs

SAN JOSE, Calif. - If Peyton Manning or Cam Newton go down with an injury on Sunday, the championship could come down to Brock Osweiler or Derek Anderson. These aren't your average backups.
By Rob Maaddi

Friday, Jan. 8, 2016

Unheralded players often step up during wild-card weekend

With the season on the line, a lesser-known player often makes the difference in the NFL's wild-card weekend
By Rob Maaddi

Wednesday, Dec. 30, 2015

Personal style led to downfall of Eagles' Kelly

PHILADELPHIA - The next Eagles coach better have some people skills. A day after firing Chip Kelly, CEO Jeffrey Lurie made it clear he wants a coach who can relate to his players and everyone else ...
By Rob Maaddi

Tuesday, Dec. 29, 2015

Eagles fire Kelly

The Philadelphia Eagles fired Kelly on Tuesday night with one game left in his third season, dumping the coach/personnel boss after missing the playoffs in consecutive years.
By Rob Maaddi

Sunday, Dec. 27, 2015

Redskins wrap up NFC East title

Kirk Cousins threw four touchdown passes and had a season-high 365 yards and the Washington Redskins beat the Philadelphia Eagles 38-24 Saturday night to clinch the NFC East title.
By Rob Maaddi

Monday, Dec. 21, 2015

Cardinals rookie David Johnson runs over Eagles

PHILADELPHIA - David Johnson ran for 187 yards and three touchdowns, Carson Palmer threw a TD pass and the Cardinals beat the Philadelphia Eagles 40-17 on Sunday night to clinch the NFC West title.
By Rob Maaddi

Tuesday, Oct. 27, 2015

Black managers now abscent from Major League Baseball

Here's a stat Major League Baseball would like to change: There are no black managers in the game.
By Rob Maaddi

Wednesday, Oct. 7, 2015

McDavid bears weight of being 'The Next One'

The hockey world is always looking for a new superstar to transcend the sport. Now, it's Connor McDavid's turn to carry the burden that goes with all that hype.
By Rob Maaddi

Sunday, Sept. 20, 2015

Cowboys prevail over Eagles but lose Romo to injury

PHILADELPHIA - Tony Romo joined Dez Bryant on the injured list with a broken left collarbone, but the Dallas Cowboys shut down DeMarco Murray and beat the Philadelphia Eagles 20-10 on Sunday.
By Rob Maaddi

Wednesday, Aug 19, 2015

There won't be another Mo'ne at the Little League World Series

PHILADELPHIA - Mo'ne Davis' success has inspired other girls to pursue baseball, though no girls will be playing for the championship at Williamsport when the 16-team Little League World Series ...
By Rob Maaddi

Friday, July 31, 2015

Resurgent Phillies rout Braves

PHILADELPHIA - Domonic Brown hit a two-run homer and Ryan Howard drove in four runs, helping David Buchanan and the Philadelphia Phillies beat the Atlanta Braves 9-3 Friday night.
By Rob Maaddi

Tuesday, March 17, 2015

Phillies duo could learn from ex-teammate

CLEARWATER, Fla. - Roy Halladay, Cliff Lee and Cole Hamels were in the ballpark together one more time, each guy going a different direction.
By Rob Maaddi

Wednesday, March 11, 2015

Coach says Eagles aren't trading up for Mariota

Eagles coach Chip Kelly shot down months of speculation about the Philadelphia Eagles trading up to draft Heisman Trophy winner Marcus Mariota on Wednesday.
By Rob Maaddi

Friday, Jan. 30, 2015

Unheralded receivers line Super Bowl rosters

PHOENIX - Doug Baldwin led the Seattle Seahawks in catches and yards receiving. He ranked 42nd in the NFL in both categories. Forty-second.
By Rob Maaddi
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