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Harper's throw to plate saves Phillies' 4-3 win over O's

Sep. 22, 2021 23:18 PM EDT

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Bryce Harper won games for the Phillies this year with one swing, one slide, one daring dash around the bases. Now add this save to the highlight reel: Harper fired a heater on the fly from right field that nailed a runner at home — and gave the...

NBA fines Warriors owner Lacob $50,000 for Simmons comments

Sep. 22, 2021 19:53 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — The NBA fined Golden State Warriors owner Joe Lacob $50,000 for violating the league’s anti-tampering rule with comments he made about Philadelphia 76ers guard Ben Simmons. Lacob said the Warriors had no interest in the disgruntled Sixers guard. ...

Philly man admits to $2 million protective equipment scheme

Sep. 22, 2021 13:21 PM EDT

NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — A Philadelphia man admitted Wednesday that he orchestrated a $2 million scheme in which he falsely promised to sell personal protective equipment. Guaravjit Singh, 26, pleaded guilty to a wire fraud charge, according to federal prosecutors in New...

AP source: Simmons won't report to 76ers' training camp

Sep. 22, 2021 02:52 AM EDT

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Ben Simmons may have missed his last playoff free throw with the Sixers. Simmons will not report to Philadelphia 76ers' training camp next week and prefers to continue his NBA career with another team, a person with direct knowledge of the player’s...

Realmuto's 2-run triple in 10th leads Phillies past O's 3-2

Sep. 22, 2021 01:26 AM EDT

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Bryce Harper put his head down and sprinted from first base as soon as J.T. Realmuto lined an opposite-field shot to right. He waited for his cue from Phillies fans to figure out how far he should take his breathless dash. “I...

Flyers' Hayes has abdominal surgery, to miss start of season

Sep. 21, 2021 15:34 PM EDT

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Philadelphia Flyers center Kevin Hayes will miss four to six weeks after he had abdominal surgery Tuesday. Flyers coach Alain Vigneault said Hayes was skating with his teammates Monday at the team complex in Voorhees, New Jersey, when he “felt...

Phillies' NL East-chase hindered in 2-0 loss to 100-loss O's

Sep. 21, 2021 08:33 AM EDT

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Bryce Harper gave the 96 mph fastball a deep ride that had a few thousand straggling fans that paid for $1 hot dogs and a pennant race standing in euphoria. Harper's ball landed 401 feet away in Baltimore center fielder Cedric Mullins's glove, the...

Appeals court judge candidates talk temperament, not cases

Sep. 20, 2021 20:54 PM EDT

HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — Eight candidates for four seats on Pennsylvania's statewide appeals court endured an hour of lightning round questions during an online campaign forum on Monday, but the verdict on their performance will have to wait for voters on Nov. 2. ...

Intrigue grows with role for Cowboys rookie defender Parsons

Sep. 20, 2021 20:35 PM EDT

FRISCO, Texas (AP) — The role for versatile rookie Micah Parsons in the Dallas defense just got a little more intriguing after the linebacker essentially replaced injured star pass rusher DeMarcus Lawrence in a 20-17 win over the Los Angeles Chargers. While the Chargers...

Eagles coach Nick Sirianni questions his own play-calling

Sep. 20, 2021 18:51 PM EDT

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Nick Sirianni’s version of the “Philly Special” was futile. The Philadelphia Eagles blew a chance to start 2-0 mainly due to questionable play-calling, including the new coach’s attempt to use a variation of the old coach’s famous play...