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DVYAA fields named in honor of president emeritus

In the eyes of Anthony “Tubes” Benedetto, turning down an aspiring athlete was never an option.  The West Passyunk resident has always vehemently believed that no obstacle should ever stop a child from getting a...

New mural reveals the life and legacy of Ed Snider

A former blank concrete slab at 10th Street and Snyder Avenue is now radiating with variegated shades depicting youth athletics and academics. For Ed Snider, the late chairman of Comcast Spectacor, these were cornerstone missions...

Howie Roseman talks about his 2019 Eagles roster

The Eagles are expecting a successful regular season in 2019 and a long run in the playoffs. The Birds have the talent to back up those aspirations. When you have an elite lineup, and it...

Registration open for a co-ed flag football league at Shot Tower Playground

Registration is now open for a co-ed flag football league at Shot Tower Playground, 101-31 Carpenter St. The league starts on Monday, Sept. 9. Practices will take place every Monday at 6 p.m. through...

Quarterback room starting to look different already

The Eagles’ quarterback room has gone through a lot of changes since the first preseason game against the Tennessee Titans, after likely backup quarterback Nate Sudfeld suffered a broken wrist with just 26 seconds...

Merging basketball teams fosters mentorship youth of Sacks

As a student of George W. Nebinger Elementary School, Jamaine Arthur remembers keeping out of trouble through recreation at Sacks Playground, 400 Washington Ave.  Growing into adulthood, though, he recalls the surrounding neighborhood starting to...

Three names emerge after first, forgettable preseason game

By: Al Thompson Many people will tell you they like the NFL because every year there are so many battles to make the team and to earn playing time. Each year, people complain about the preseason...

DV 10U girls softball team clinches third place at states championships

Though a scarcity of South Philly softball has been recognized in recent years, an incubator of budding players continues to blossom within a local five-block radius. For the second consecutive year, the recently established 10U...

Five things Eagles fans should be watching this training camp

By: Al Thompson With only one practice open to the public, it will be tough this summer for Eagles Nation to monitor how key players are doing after the Eagles open training camp at the...

Pederson wants his players to get away from football before camp opens in late...

By: Al Thompson The head coach of an NFL team has the difficult job of bringing a large group of talented young men together to bond with the common goal of winning a championship at...
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