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Advertising on NHL uniforms is just sign of the times

Hockey fans may see it as a sign of the apocalypse. The owners and players might call it a necessary evil. Advertisers will likely tout themselves as heroes for supplying the lifeblood to keep...

NHL hockey returns in January

The NHL is back in business. Over the weekend, the National Hockey League announced it is moving forward with a 56-game season, which is scheduled to begin on Jan. 13. There are still a lot...

2300 Arena stands tall during pandemic

By Joe Mason South Philly Review It still has the history. It now has the comfort and cleanliness, too. The 2300 Arena, located at 2300 S. Swanson St., started out as a warehouse for Mummers, who would build...

Voice of Flyers will mentor up-and-coming broadcasters

Jim Jackson remembers how tough it was getting his start in broadcasting and having to create his own breaks. Fresh out of Syracuse University, and working as an unpaid intern at a radio station in...

All-Star Game should be permanent casualty of evolving NHL 

There’s still a lot of uncertainty surrounding the start of the next National Hockey League season but a few things have come into focus, or better yet, disappeared from the scope. The NHL has yet...

Jim Schwartz says he learned much from watching Alex Trebek and Jeopardy! over the...

By Al Thompson This week, America fondly remembered the life and legacy of Alex Trebek, a Canadian-American television personality known best as the host of the syndicated game show Jeopardy! for 36 years. Trebek hosted...

Fulgham and veterans give Eagles fans a reason for hope

By Al Thompson The Eagles enter week seven with a disappointing 1-4-1 record. In any other division, the Birds would be at or near the basement and deservedly so. But this is the 2020 NFC East,...

Coburn continues tradition of Flyers lifting Stanley Cup after trade

It took a while, but Brayden Coburn joined an exclusive club. Yes, he was part of the 2020 Stanley Cup-champion Tampa Bay Lightning. But he also etched his name on a continuously growing list of...

After loss to Steelers, Wentz, Eagles still struggle to find consistency

By Al Thompson PITTSBURGH -- The Eagles offense scored the most points in a game this season last Sunday, and it wasn't enough. The Birds (1-3-1) lost to the Pittsburgh Steelers 38-29 at Heinz Field in...

 Flyers’ patient approach could avoid big mistakes

Some general managers call it “silly season." And yet they fully indulge anyway. The opening of free agency historically sees mass amounts of money thrown at aging hockey veterans, who negotiate their big pay day...
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