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Mahomes, Hurts latest Texas prep QBs on Super Bowl stage

Feb. 05, 2023 16:19 PM EST

DALLAS (AP) — Texas high school quarterbacks guru Todd Dodge got what he wanted when Kansas City's Patrick Mahomes and Jalen Hurts of Philadelphia won their conference championship games. “I really like Joe Burrow,” Dodge said with a chuckle in reference to Cincinnati's star...

Chiefs' Hunt, Eagles' Lurie behind Super Bowl-winning teams

Feb. 05, 2023 10:54 AM EST

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Clark Hunt proudly held aloft the AFC championship trophy bearing his father's name, the one signifying that his Kansas City Chiefs were headed back to the Super Bowl for the third time in four years, and reflected that not so long ago, success seemed elusive. ...

Super Bowl-bound Eagles are built around QB Jalen Hurts

Feb. 04, 2023 18:57 PM EST

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — The Philadelphia Eagles’ decision to draft Jalen Hurts in 2020 came with as much hand-wringing as intrigue regarding how to use the talented Heisman Trophy finalist. The Eagles already had quarterback Carson Wentz locked into a $128 million contract. They...

Republicans endorse Carluccio for seat on state's high court

Feb. 04, 2023 15:48 PM EST

HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — Pennsylvania Republican Party officials voted Saturday to endorse a Montgomery County judge, Carolyn Carluccio, to be the party’s nominee in this year’s election for an open state Supreme Court seat. Party committee members voting at their meeting in...

Embiid's double-double keys 76ers as Spurs drop 8th straight

Feb. 03, 2023 23:22 PM EST

SAN ANTONIO (AP) — Joel Embiid had 33 points and 10 rebounds and the Philadelphia 76ers beat San Antonio 137-125 on Friday night, sending the scuffling Spurs to their eighth straight loss. Tyrese Maxey had 25 points and James Harden added 16 for Philadelphia, which has the...

Biden sounds ready to seek 2nd term while rallying Democrats

Feb. 03, 2023 19:53 PM EST

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — President Joe Biden sounded like a candidate making his case for a second term Friday night as he rallied a raucous meeting of national Democrats who chanted, “Four more years!” The only thing missing was an official announcement — that's not expected for...

From Reid to Super Bowls, Eagles 4 stalwarts done it all

Feb. 03, 2023 11:18 AM EST

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Jason Kelce felt the pull of retirement after the Eagles slogged through a miserable 2020 season and a second Super Bowl any time soon seemed like a joke. The Christmas album crooner,honorary Mummer and All-Pro center — how many players have all those titles in their

Analysis: Eagles weren't afraid to make difficult decisions

Feb. 03, 2023 11:09 AM EST

The Philadelphia Eagles are playing for another Super Bowl title because they weren’t afraid to make difficult decisions following a disastrous 2020 season. Just three years after hoisting the Lombardi Trophy for the first time in franchise history, the organization was at a...

Williams, Moore lead Drexel over Charleston 70-69

Feb. 02, 2023 22:38 PM EST

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Amari Williams led Drexel with 19 points and Justin Moore hit the game-winning jumper with 3.5 seconds remaining as the Dragons beat Charleston 70-69 on Thursday night. Williams also had 12 rebounds and four blocks for the Dragons (13-10, 7-4 Colonial Athletic...

Embiid, Morant, Brown lead NBA All-Star reserve class

Feb. 02, 2023 19:58 PM EST

Philadelphia's Joel Embiid, Oklahoma City's Shai Gilgeous-Alexander and Portland's Damian Lillard had to have known they were going to the All-Star Game. Players averaging more than 30 points per game typically don't have to worry about not hearing their name called. Other players...