Stories 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

Wednesday, Jan. 21, 2015

Belichick is no stranger to controversy

Add underinflated footballs to the list of incidents giving Bill Belichick a reputation for guile and playing above the rules.
By Rob Maaddi

Friday, Jan. 16, 2015

Super Bowl not always about big names

The NFL playoffs are a time for unsung heroes and busts. Often, the standout stars in big games aren't the biggest names.
By Rob Maaddi

Friday, Jan. 2, 2015

Unsung heroes usually emerge in the NFL playoffs

While quarterbacks and other big-name, high-priced players get most of the attention, unlikely heroes often emerge to help their teams win in the NFL playoffs.
By Rob Maaddi

Monday, Dec. 29, 2014

Davis named AP's Female Athlete of the Year

PHILADELPHIA - No one in the sports world had heard of the 2014 Associated Press Female Athlete of the Year until 13-year-old Mo'ne Davis took the mound in the Little League World Series.
By Rob Maaddi

Monday, Dec. 15, 2014

Vincent: No regrets about Peterson conversations

Troy Vincent says he has no regrets about speaking with Adrian Peterson about getting back on track.
By Rob Maaddi

Sunday, Dec. 14, 2014

Cowboys outlast Eagles to take NFC East lead

PHILADELPHIA - Tony Romo threw three touchdown passes to Dez Bryant and DeMarco Murray ran for two more scores as the Dallas Cowboys beat the Philadelphia Eagles on Sunday night.
By Rob Maaddi

Tuesday, Dec. 9, 2014

Eagles try to get back on track

PHILADELPHIA - The Philadelphia Eagles went from being considered Super Bowl contenders to longshots in a one-week span.
By Rob Maaddi

Tuesday, Dec. 2, 2014

Peterson doesn't testify at appeal hearing

NEW YORK -Adrian Peterson did not testify at his appeal hearing Tuesday, according to a person familiar with the case.
By Rob Maaddi

Monday, Nov. 24, 2014

Beckham's one-handed catch creates buzz

Odell Beckham Jr.'s spectacular, leaping, right-handed grab while falling backward and drawing an interference penalty was the talk of the NFL and the Internet.
By Rob Maaddi

Monday, Nov. 10, 2014

Eagles pummel Panthers

PHILADELPHIA - Darren Sproles had two touchdowns and the defense dominated Cam Newton as the Philadelphia Eagles rolled to a 45-21 victory.
By Rob Maaddi

Thursday, Nov. 6, 2014

Rice, wife testify

NEW YORK - Ray Rice and wife Janay testified Thursday on the final day of a hearing in the former Baltimore Ravens running back's appeal of his indefinite NFL suspension.
By Rob Maaddi

Wednesday, Nov. 5, 2014

Goodell testifies as Rice's appeal hearing begins

NEW YORK - NFL commissioner Roger Goodell was the first witness to testify in former Ravens running back Ray Rice's appeal hearing, which began Wednesday at a New York law firm.
By Rob Maaddi
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