Stories by Rob Maaddi

Monday, June 30, 2014

Phillies in midst of tailspin

PHILADELPHIA - With the losses piling up, the Philadelphia Phillies are moving closer to a major overhaul.
By Rob Maaddi

Monday, June 9, 2014

Phillies' time at the top all but a distant memory

On their first day off since May 19, the Phillies owned the NL's worst record at 25-36. They've lost eight of nine, 14 of 20 and are 10-22 since May 5.
By Rob Maaddi

Thursday, April 17, 2014

Phillies nip Braves in series finale

PHILADELPHIA - Ben Revere's RBI single with two outs in the eighth inning lifted the Philadelphia Phillies to a 1-0 victory over the Atlanta Braves on Thursday afternoon.
By Rob Maaddi

Wednesday, April 16, 2014

Teheran outduels Lee

PHILADELPHIA - 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.
By Rob Maaddi

Thursday, Feb. 20, 2014

NFL hopefuls understand importance of combine

The NFL's scouting combine takes place this week. That means hundreds of young players with dreams of playing professional football will be putting all their hard work over the past few months ...
By Rob Maaddi

Monday, Feb. 3, 2014

Cold-weather cities to pursue Super Bowl bid

PHILADELPHIA - Now that the first New York/New Jersey Super Bowl was a smashing success, NFL owners in other cold-weather cities are sure to be lining up to bid for the Big Game.
By Rob Maaddi

Saturday, Jan. 11, 2014

Lightning hand Flyers rare home loss

PHILADELPHIA - Valtteri Filppula scored the go-ahead goal during a wild second period and the Tampa Bay Lightning beat the Flyers 6-3 on Saturday to snap Philadelphia's 10-game home winning streak.
By Rob Maaddi

Thursday, Jan. 2, 2014

New Orleans Saints coach returns home with road game

New Orleans coach Sean Payton is coming home when his Saints visit the Philadelphia Eagles in an NFC wild-card playoff game Saturday night.
By Rob Maaddi

Monday, Dec. 30, 2013

Eagles complete turnaround

Philadelphia is already thinking about their playoff opponent. But the Eagles will have plenty of time to focus on this season's accomplishments after Saturday's game.
By Rob Maaddi

Wednesday, Dec. 25, 2013

Foles needs big game at Dallas

Until he beats the Dallas Cowboys, Philadelphia Eagles' QB Nick Foles won't completely win over fans.
By Rob Maaddi

Wednesday, Dec. 18, 2013

Sky-high expectations catch up with Foles after loss

Some sky-high expectations caught up with Eagles' QB Nick Foles following a key interception and a loss to the Vikings.
By Rob Maaddi

Friday, Oct. 4, 2013

NFC East rivals are struggling

There's plenty more riding on Sunday's matchup between the New York Giants and Philadelphia Eagles than simply bragging rights.
By Rob Maaddi

Tuesday, Sept. 10, 2013

Kelly wants eager Eagles even faster

PHILADELPHIA - That jaw-dropping, eye-popping frenetic pace the Philadelphia Eagles showed in Chip Kelly's debut can be even faster. No, really.
By Rob Maaddi

Friday, Aug 16, 2013

Manuel fired as manager of Phillies

PHILADELPHIA - Charlie Manuel was fired as manager of the Philadelphia Phillies on Friday, with his team way out of the pennant race and in a tailspin since the All-Star break.
By Rob Maaddi

Thursday, Aug 8, 2013

Eagles among NFL teams not tackling in camp

The Philadelphia Eagles have nothing to worry about this training camp. Tackling is a no-no for coach Chip Kelly.
By Rob Maaddi

Friday, July 5, 2013

Phillies edge Braves

PHILADELPHIA - Humberto Quintero and Ryan Howard hit home runs to give Cliff Lee a five-run cushion, and the Philadelphia Phillies held on for a 5-4 victory over the Atlanta Braves on Friday night.
By Rob Maaddi

Thursday, June 20, 2013

Phillies not likely to deal 'championship-caliber' players

While the Philadelphia Phillies struggle, speculation persists that Cliff Lee and Jonathan Papelbon will be available before July's non-waiver trade deadline. That's not necessarily the case.
By Rob Maaddi

Wednesday, Jan. 16, 2013

Oregon's Kelly to named Eagles coach

The Philadelphia Eagles hired Chip Kelly as their coach on Wednesday, just 10 days after he decided to stay at Oregon.
By Rob Maaddi

Tuesday, Dec. 25, 2012

Eagles' Avant respected after turning back on gangs

PHILADELPHIA — Playing football for the Philadelphia Eagles doesn’t define Jason Avant. After everything he’s endured, the 29-year-old wide receiver is not your ordinary professional athlete.
By Rob Maaddi

Tuesday, Nov. 27, 2012

Panthers top Eagles

Cam Newton threw for two touchdowns and ran for two more to lead the Carolina Panthers to a 30-22 victory over the Philadelphia Eagles on Monday night in a matchup of teams with the worst records ...
By Rob Maaddi
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