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Wayne Simmonds Opens Up About ‘Bitter’ End To Flyers Marriage
Wayne Simmonds opened up about how it all ended in Philly before the Flyers’ home opener against the Devils.

Carter Hart’s First-Career Shutout Just The Beginning For Flyers’ Franchise Goalie
Carter Hart gave Flyers fans plenty to cheer about Wednesday, and it’s just a sign of things to come.

‘I’m A Good Person And I Smoke Weed’: Chris Long Doubles Down On Marijuana Support In NFL
Former Eagles defensive end Chris Long had more things to say about marijuana in sports.

Why Extending Carson Wentz Was Risk Worth Taking For Eagles
Franchise quarterbacks are a rare breed, and the numbers say Carson Wentz is one.

Delaware County Daily Times

Gouch, Upper Darby get revenge, and then some
Upper Darby junior quarterback Josh Gouch helped lead the Royals to a demanding 35-0 win over Bonner & Prendergast in his first start as UD’s starting QB.

Rookie defensive battle heats up amid Flyers win over Rangers
A feature on the Flyers’ defensive training camp battle.

NBC Sports Philadelphia

Humboldt survivor Ryan Straschnitzki spreads inspiration to Flyers
In his visit to Voorhees, Ryan Straschnitzki’s positive attitude inspired Ron Hextall and left the Flyers’ GM “emotional as heck.”

Flyers’ result shouldn’t impact how Couturier’s heroic effort is remembered
While the Flyers were ultimately bounced from the first round, that shouldn’t impact how Sean Couturier’s heroic effort is remembered.

Pascal Laberge out to be ‘the real me’ following dark days from concussion
After enduring yet another year filled with adversity, Pascal Laberge, 19, hopes to show the Flyers his true self in 2017-18.

Just a teenager, Carter Hart already mentally fit for Flyers’ future
Is Carter Hart the Flyers’ goalie of the future? The teenager is already mentally fit for the pressure of being in an NHL net.

After popping at world juniors, Vorobyev sees ‘good opportunity’ with Phantoms
After breaking onto the scene at the world juniors, Mikhail Vorobyev sees a “good opportunity” in North America with the Phantoms.

Once ‘destined’ to play for Flyers, Simon Gagne eager to be honored
Simon Gagne, whose late father said he was “destined” to play for the Flyers, said he is eager for his retirement ceremony with the orange and black on Tuesday.

Flyers reach All-Star break on high note with OT win over Capitals
Jakub Voracek scored 38 seconds into OT to give the Flyers a 4-3 win over the Capitals and snap their skid in their final game before the All-Star break.

Difficult to see now, but remember: Flyers’ window just starting to open
It’s difficult to see now with the recent struggles, but the Flyers’ window is just starting to open — not close.

Michal Neuvirth over Steve Mason? Flyers bungle yet another goalie situation
The writing is on the wall for Steve Mason’s Flyers career — and it’s another bungled goalie situation in Philadelphia.

Now with Flyers, Nick Cousins showing ‘night and day’ improvement
Nick Cousins has taken advantage of his opportunity with the Flyers, showing “night and day” improvement, according to general manager Ron Hextall.

Despite loss to Notre Dame, Temple proves it belongs
No. 21 Temple may have not pulled out the upset against No. 9 Notre Dame in a 24-20 loss Saturday, but the Owls showed they belong in the top 25.

Temple set for battle with ‘great’ Memphis QB Paxton Lynch
Temple’s defense is no stranger to facing first-round caliber quarterbacks and is ready for the challenge that Memphis’ Paxton Lynch presents.

Senior star Jahad Thomas finds himself in crowded Temple backfield
While Jahad Thomas is still the feature back, Temple has a plethora of running backs at its disposal and plans on utilizing all four this coming season.

Matt Ioannidis, Temple not worried Notre Dame game is too big
Matt Ioannidis and the Owls aren’t worried Saturday night’s primetime game against No. 9 Notre Dame will be too big for No. 21 Temple.

Matt Rhule: ‘College GameDay’ putting Temple football on map
ESPN’s “College GameDay” is coming to Philadelphia for the Temple-Notre Dame game and Matt Rhule knows it could lead to a recruiting boost.

Will Cummings, Temple make statement in NIT win over Bucknell
Temple was snubbed from the NCAA Tournament, which provided Will Cummings and the Owls a chance to make a statement in their 73-67 NIT win over Bucknell Wednesday.

The Sports Xchange:

Phillies beat Red Sox, spoil Sale gem
The game story picked up by Reuters from the Philadelphia Phillies’ 1-0 win over the Boston Red Sox on June 15.

Bruce powers Mets past Phillies
The game story picked up by MSN from the New York Mets’ 4-3 win over the Philadelphia Phillies on April 11.

The Temple News:

Owls’ defense stifles No. 21 Memphis
Temple upset Memphis, the No. 21 team in the College Football Playoff Rankings, 31-12 Saturday at Lincoln Financial Field and the Owls are now one win away from the conference title game.

Owls notch Liacouras Center record, top Tulane
Temple held Tulane to eight first-half points, the lowest ever in any half at the Liacouras Center, en route to extending its winning run with a 55-37 victory Saturday.

Philadelphia Neighborhoods:

Center City: Life Through the Lens of an Out Pastor
A profile of Rev. David Norse, the first openly gay Presbyterian pastor ordained in Philly.

Center City: ‘Come as You Are’ at Broad Street Ministry
A feature on Broad Street Ministry, a “come as You are” church in Philly.

Center City: Valuing the Individual at the Ethical Humanist Society of Philadelphia
A profile on the Ethical Humanist Society of Philadelphia, a society that takes a non-theist approach to religion.

Pope in Philly: One Faith’s Celebration is Another’s Inconvenience
A story on how other religions in Philadelphia dealt with the inconveniences Pope Francis’ visit to the city in 2015 caused.


By all means necessary
A feature examining the success syringe exchange programs have in Philadelphia in combating the HIV epidemic from the 1990s and the opioid crisis too.

Small town to big city, Justin Duerr finds creative freedom
Growing up in Wenksville, Pa., Justin Duerr didn’t have much creative freedom. Then he moved to Philadelphia and a whole different world opened up for Northern Liberties’ lead singer.


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