Football

Call it the 2022 challenge. That may be the best way of describing what the Philadelphia Eagles season has been. It’s been a rollercoaster ride filled with hills, valleys, whips and even a few around the world twirls that has a big plus for fans.

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PHILADELPHIA — Jalen Hurts ran for 157 yards to set an Eagles record for a quarterback, and Packers QB Aaron Rodgers suffered an oblique injury in Philadelphia's 40-33 victory over Green Bay on Sunday night.

They don’t play each other often, but a Philadelphia Eagles-Green Bay Packers football game is almost always a stellar event. This year’s game, which will be held Sunday at 8:15 p.m. in Lincoln Financial Field, will do its part to keep this legacy growing.

Basketball

NEW YORK — Kyrie Irving apologized Sunday morning to anyone who felt threatened or hurt when he posted a link to a documentary with antisemitic material, clearing the way to finally play again for the Brooklyn Nets.

PHILADELPHIA — Milwaukee star Giannis Antetokounmpo argued with an arena worker and flung a ladder away from a basket, sending it toppling over as he tried to shoot practice free throws after the Bucks' 110-102 loss to Philadelphia on Friday night.

There have been many memorable games on the grounds where the late Kobe Bryant played basketball, but last Friday was an important hoops game for the community. Lower Merion High School in Ardmore hosted the Race For Peace Committee’s 7th Community and Police Basketball Game.

Baseball

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HOUSTON — Yordan Alvarez hit a towering go-ahead homer and the Houston Astros clinched their second World Series title in six seasons and got Dusty Baker his first crown as a manager with a 4-1 win over the Philadelphia Phillies in Game 6 on Saturday night.

PHILADELPHIA — Justin Verlander overcame an early jolt to grit out the World Series win that long eluded him, rookie Jeremy Peña hit a go-ahead home run and the Houston Astros beat the Philadelphia Phillies 3-2 Thursday night to head home with a 3-2 lead.

PHILADELPHIA — Cristian Javier and Houston's bullpen combined on just the second no-hitter in World Series history, silencing a booming lineup and boisterous ballpark as the Astros blanked the Philadelphia Phillies 5-0 Wednesday night to even the matchup at two games each.

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PHILADELPHIA — Bryce Harper hammered his sixth postseason home run, whispered an assist to Alec Bohm before his solo shot and the Philadelphia Phillies tied a World Series record with five homers to rout the Houston Astros 7-0 Tuesday night and take a 2-1 Series lead.

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HOUSTON — Framber Valdez made a five-run lead stand up after Houston's lightning first-inning burst, Alex Bregman homered and the Astros beat the Philadelphia Phillies 5-2 Saturday night to tie the World Series at one game apiece.

Other Sports

WASHINGTON (AP) — The District of Columbia attorney general's office on Thursday filed a civil consumer protection lawsuit against the Washington Commanders, owner Dan Snyder, the NFL and Commissioner Roger Goodell, accusing them of colluding to deceive fans by lying about an investigation i…

LOS ANGELES — Philadelphia sports fans came up empty the last time two teams from the City of Brotherly Love competed for a title at the same time. Andre Blake and the Philadelphia Union are hoping history doesn't repeat itself.

There’s a distinct energy running through the streets of Philadelphia, one of confidence and community. It’s the fortuitous feeling of exceeding expectations. It’s the manifestation of our cup running over with the spoils of victory. Philadelphia, a city of winners, and on Wednesday, Oct. 26…

High Schools

There are a host of Public and Catholic League football games this weekend. On Friday, Sept. 3, Imhotep Charter will host DeMatha High School from Hyattsville, MD at the Germantown Super Site. The kickoff is set for 7 p.m.

There will be a full slate of high school football games in the Public and Catholic Leagues this weekend. The city is loaded with a number of top players such as Ken Talley, defensive lineman, Northeast; Enai White, defensive lineman, Imhotep Charter, Keenan Nelson, safety, St. Joseph’s Prep…

St. Joseph’s Prep continues to show everybody why its football program has been nothing shot of magnificent over the last three years. The Hawks showcased their football talents on the big stage Saturday night indefeating Central York, 62-13, to grab their third consecutive PIAA 6A state cha…

In a move that will impact thousands of athletes, the Philadelphia Public League announced Monday it has suspended all interscholastic athletic competition until Jan. 1, 2021. The move was made in accordance with recommendations from Gov. Thomas Wolf and the Pennsylvania departments of healt…

The Pennsylvania Interscholastic Athletic Association (PIAA) has decided to delay beginning the fall sports season for two weeks. The move, which during a meeting of the Board of Directors Friday in Mechanicsburg, followed Thursday’s recommendation by Gov. Tom Wolf to table interscholastic a…

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