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Van Riemsdyk hoping to stay hot through All-Star break

James van Riemsdyk certainly isn’t going to make excuses. The life of a goal-scorer in the NHL has its scorching-hot streaks and sub-zero cold spells in any given season. Coming off a three-point game against the...

Claiborne leading Southern through rebuild

Shayla Claiborne knew exactly what she was walking in to. Claiborne was the lone returning varsity player on South Philadelphia High School’s girls basketball team when the squad received its uniforms this winter. The Rams were...

Palumbo’s Kane and Farlar are leaders on and off the court

With a 6-1 record, the Academy at Palumbo boys basketball team sits near the top of the Public League National Conference, and according to coach Frank Schneider, there are two players who led them...

Photos: South Philadelphia girls basketball

The South Philadelphia High School girls basketball team defeated Overbrook 31-29 to give the Rams their first win of the season. Photos by Mark Zimmaro

Provorov proving good on Flyers’ investment

There’s no doubting that Ivan Provorov will enjoy a nine-day break between games next week. He deserves it. The Flyers defenseman, who celebrated his 23rd birthday on Monday, regularly leads the team in ice time and...

Eagles Insider: What lessons did we learn from the 2019 Eagles?

There really is no need to rehash the hit that concussed Eagles quarterback Carson Wentz, ended his season and, in effect, ended the 2019 run of a team that made a late-season run to...

Jordan Hall fitting in with high-flying Neumann-Goretti

Jordan Hall was looking for a good home with more than just high ceilings. Listed at 6 feet 8, the Neumann-Goretti High School senior bounced around a bit before settling in with the Saints. Hall played...

Friedman fitting in on Flyers blue line

Mark Friedman didn’t have a whole lot of time to think about what he was walking into. The newly recalled Flyers defenseman finally got the call on Wednesday to play against the Washington Capitals at...

Spadaro: Wentz Quietly Sets Record in Fight to Keep Season Afloat

The celebration lasted only a short time, just long enough for the Philadelphia Eagles, with a Roster of Misfit Toys, to try on their NFC East-champion T-shirts and caps and clear out of MetLife...

Neumann-Goretti’s Diamond Johnson is a humble superstar

It’s not always about basketball for Diamond Johnson. Hoops have provided the highway for the Neumann-Goretti senior point guard, as she will play Division I ball next year at Rutgers University. But basketball wasn’t always...
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