HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — Philadelphia's elected prosecutor asked a state court Friday to halt a Republican-led effort to remove him from office, arguing that the process ended when the Legislature's two-year session ran out earlier in the week.
GREEN BAY (4-8) at CHICAGO (3-9)
Sunday, 1 p.m. EST, Fox
FANDUEL SPORTSBOOK NFL LINE: Packers by 2 1/2
New Jersey Devils (19-4-1, first in the Metropolitan Division) vs. Philadelphia Flyers (8-11-5, seventh in the Metropolitan Division)
Philadelphia; Saturday, 7 p.m. EST
BOTTOM LINE: The Philadelphia Flyers play the Eastern Conference-leading New Jersey Devils.
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Steven Stamkos had an assist for his 1,000th career point, Nick Paul scored twice and the Tampa Bay Lightning beat the Philadelphia Flyers 4-1 on Thursday night.
Ian Cole had a goal and an assist, Ross Colton also scored, Corey Perry added two assists and Andrei Valilevsky made 21 saves.
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Steven Stamkos never was more elated to get a secondary assist.
Stamkos had an assist for his 1,000th career point, Nick Paul scored twice and the Tampa Bay Lightning beat the Philadelphia Flyers 4-1 on Thursday night.
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — A.J. Brown just wanted to get paid.
With good reason, Brown figured. Tennessee drafted Brown in the second round of the 2019 draft and he instantly became one of the top receivers in the game.
Philadelphia 76ers (12-10, fifth in the Eastern Conference) vs. Memphis Grizzlies (12-9, fourth in the Western Conference)
Memphis, Tennessee; Friday, 8 p.m. EST
BOTTOM LINE: Ja Morant leads Memphis into a matchup with Philadelphia.
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Khalif Battle's 22 points helped Temple defeat La Salle 67-51 on Wednesday night.
Battle shot 8-for-15, including 4 for 8 from beyond the arc for the Owls (4-4). Damian Dunn scored 17 points and added six rebounds and six assists.
PHILADELPHIA (AP) _ Five Below Inc. (FIVE) on Wednesday reported fiscal third-quarter earnings of $16.1 million.
The Philadelphia-based company said it had net income of 29 cents per share.
HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — The Pennsylvania state Senate on Wednesday began what could be a long and partisan process of considering whether to force Philadelphia's Democratic district attorney, Larry Krasner, from office.
Tampa Bay Lightning (9-6-1, third in the Atlantic Division) vs. Philadelphia Flyers (7-6-3, seventh in the Metropolitan Division)
Philadelphia; Thursday, 7 p.m. EST
BOTTOM LINE: The Philadelphia Flyers host the Tampa Bay Lightning after Kevin Hayes scored two goals in the Flyers' 3-1 win against the New York Islanders.
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Kevin Hayes scored two goals, Carter Hart made 23 saves and the Philadelphia Flyers snapped a 10-game losing streak with a 3-1 victory over the New York Islanders on Tuesday night.
GREEN BAY, Wis. (AP) — Green Bay Packers quarterback Aaron Rodgers says he expects to play Sunday at Chicago after a rib injury knocked him out of a 40-33 loss at Philadelphia.
“I got good news with the scans yesterday, so I plan on playing this week,” Rodgers said Tuesday on “The Pat McAfee Show” on YouTube and SiriusXM.
Philadelphia 76ers (12-9, fifth in the Eastern Conference) vs. Cleveland Cavaliers (13-8, third in the Eastern Conference)
Cleveland; Wednesday, 7 p.m. EST
BOTTOM LINE: Donovan Mitchell and the Cleveland Cavaliers square off against the Philadelphia 76ers.
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Joel Embiid won one for the 76ers in 60 seconds.
Embiid scored seven of his 30 points in the final minute, including go-ahead 14-footer with 18.6 seconds left, and led Philadelphia past the Atlanta Hawks 104-101 in his return from a sprained left foot on Monday night.
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Aaron Rodgers entered the Packers' game against the Eagles as the reigning two-time NFL MVP. Jalen Hurts showed in the head-to-head matchup why he could be the one to take the award from Rodgers.
New York Islanders (11-6-0, second in the Metropolitan Division) vs. Philadelphia Flyers (7-6-3, seventh in the Metropolitan Division)
Philadelphia; Tuesday, 7:30 p.m. EST
BOTTOM LINE: The New York Islanders will try to extend a four-game win streak with a victory over the Philadelphia Flyers.
Atlanta Hawks (11-9, fifth in the Eastern Conference) vs. Philadelphia 76ers (11-9, sixth in the Eastern Conference)
Philadelphia; Monday, 7 p.m. EST
FANDUEL SPORTSBOOK NBA LINE: 76ers -1; over/under is 219
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Aaron Rodgers kept bending, wincing, the Green Bay star and reigning NFL MVP openly in pain.
Rodgers was forced out by injuries in a loss to the Eagles.
He’s not ready to wave the white flag on the season.
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Jalen Hurts ran and ran and he ran so much that Green Bay couldn't catch him as he raced his way into Philadelphia's record book. Hurts outran the Packers and he eclipsed all the other fleet-footed Pro Bowl quarterbacks in Eagles' history.
NEW YORK (AP) — Brock Nelson and Anthony Beauvillier scored 22 seconds apart early in the third period, Semyon Varlamov made 25 saves and the New York Islanders beat the Philadelphia Flyers 5-2 for their fourth straight victory.
1913 — Notre Dame and Texas meet for the first time in a Thanksgiving showdown. Both carry perfect records into the game, with Notre Dame not losing a game in three years and the Longhorns on a 12-game winning streak.
Philadelphia Flyers (7-6-3, seventh in the Metropolitan Division) vs. New York Islanders (11-6-0, second in the Metropolitan Division)
Elmont, New York; Saturday, 7:30 p.m. EST
FANDUEL SPORTSBOOK NHL LINE: Islanders -211, Flyers +176; over/under is 5.5
Toronto Maple Leafs (9-5-3, second in the Atlantic Division) vs. Pittsburgh Penguins (6-7-3, third in the Metropolitan Division)
Pittsburgh; Saturday, 7 p.m. EST
FANDUEL SPORTSBOOK NHL LINE: Penguins -131, Maple Leafs +111; over/under is 6.5
Philadelphia 76ers (10-9, seventh in the Eastern Conference) vs. Orlando Magic (5-14, 14th in the Eastern Conference)
Orlando, Florida; Sunday, 6 p.m. EST
BOTTOM LINE: Orlando will try to break its three-game skid when the Magic play Philadelphia.
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Ryan Poehling had two goals, and the Pittsburgh Penguins handed the Philadelphia Flyers their ninth straight loss with a 4-1 victory on Friday.
Sidney Crosby and Josh Archibald also scored in Pittsburgh’s fifth consecutive victory.
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — The Eagles are trying to make Green Bay's playoff hopes fade to black.
Philadelphia is flying high as the best team in the NFL with a 9-1 record, a pretty good mark in any season, but one historically in franchise history that has steered the Eagles on a path toward greatness.
1925 — Red Grange, playing his first game as a professional with the Chicago Bears, is held to 36 yards in a 0-0 tie with the Chicago Cardinals.
1934 — The Detroit Lions suffer the first defeat in franchise history, 3-0 to the Green Bay Packers.
Pittsburgh Penguins (6-7-3, fifth in the Metropolitan Division) vs. Philadelphia Flyers (7-6-3, sixth in the Metropolitan Division)
Philadelphia; Friday, 5:30 p.m. EST
BOTTOM LINE: The Philadelphia Flyers head into a matchup with the Pittsburgh Penguins after losing eight in a row.
WASHINGTON (AP) — Alex Ovechkin believed the Washington Capitals were always in the game against the Philadelphia Flyers despite trailing.
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Phillies slugger Bryce Harper will miss the start of the 2023 season after he had reconstructive right elbow surgery on Wednesday.
The operation was performed by Dr. Neal ElAttrache in Los Angeles.
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Four students were injured in an apparent drive-by shooting shortly after their Philadelphia high school let out early for the day late Wednesday morning, a city schools spokesperson said.
BOSTON (AP) — Joely Rodríguez agreed to a 2 million, one-year contract with the Boston Red Sox on Wednesday, a deal that includes a team option for 2024.
Rodríguez gets a $1.5 million salary next year, and the Red Sox option is for $4.25 million with a $500,000 buyout.
NEW YORK (AP) — A full postseason share for the World Series champion Houston Astros totaled a record $516,347 from a player pool of $107.5 million, also a record in the first season the playoffs were expanded to 12 teams.
Philadelphia 76ers (9-8, seventh in the Eastern Conference) vs. Charlotte Hornets (4-14, 14th in the Eastern Conference)
Charlotte, North Carolina; Wednesday, 7 p.m. EST
FANDUEL SPORTSBOOK NBA LINE: Hornets -4; over/under is 214.5
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Tobias Harris scored 24 points and a spirited Philadelphia 76ers team playing without Joel Embiid and James Harden spoiled Ben Simmons’ homecoming with a 115-106 win over the Brooklyn Nets on Tuesday night.
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Yup, Ben Simmons got booed.
Maybe not as loudly as the Nets guard expected, but one of the most reviled former players in Philadelphia’s sports history was jeered from warmups to the final horn in his first game in the city since his former team acquiesced to his trade demand in February.
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Ben Simmons shrugged off the boos that rose out of the Philly crowd each time the mercurial guard handled the ball.
The Nets guard even egged on fans one more time over their reception toward one of the more loathed former Philly stars in sports history.
NEW YORK (AP) — Houston Astros ace Justin Verlander and St. Louis Cardinals slugger Albert Pujols won baseball's Comeback Player of the Year awards Tuesday night.
Verlander, the American League recipient, returned from Tommy John surgery to lead Houston to its second World Series championship.
HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — Both parties in the Pennsylvania House of Representatives are sticking with their top leaders as they head into the uncertainty of starting the next session in January with the chamber closely divided.
NEW YORK (AP) — Super Bowl MVP Cooper Kupp is among the 32 players nominated for the eighth annual Art Rooney Sportsmanship Award.
Kupp, who had surgery for a high ankle sprain last week, caught a 1-yard touchdown pass from Matthew Stafford with 1:25 remaining to give the Los Angeles Rams a 23-20 victory over the Cincinnati Bengals last February.