• Provorov scores 2, prevents 1 as Flyers beat Blackhawks 3-1

    Philadelphia Flyers' Ivan Provorov, left, and Andrew MacDonald celebrate after Provorov's goal during the second period of an NHL hockey game against the Chicago Blackhawks, Saturday, Dec. 3, 2016, in Philadelphia. Philadelphia won 3-1. (AP Photo/Matt Slocum)

    PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Ivan Provorov admitted he was motivated to make his second career game against the Chicago Blackhawks a lot better than his first.

    Updated: 3:13 pm

  • Crawford has emergency appendectomy

    PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Chicago Blackhawks goaltender Corey Crawford underwent an emergency appendectomy at a local hospital on Saturday, forcing him to miss his scheduled start against the Philadelphia Flyers.

  • Gordon powers Magic past slumping Sixers, 105-88

    Orlando Magic's Serge Ibaka, left, and Philadelphia 76ers' Joel Embiid leap for a rebound during the first half of an NBA basketball game, Friday, Dec. 2, 2016, in Philadelphia. (AP Photo/Matt Slocum)

    PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Aaron Gordon scored a season-high 20 points, Nikola Vuvevic had 12 points, 11 rebounds and five assists and the Orlando Magic cruised by the Philadelphia 76ers 105-88 in a matchup of slumping Eastern Conference teams Friday night.

  • 76ers celebrate 50th anniversary of NBA’s great champions

    In this April 12, 1967, file photo, Wilt Chamberlain of the Philadelphia 76ers gets champagne poured on him in the 76ers dressing room after Philadelphia defeated the Boston Celtics 140-116 to win the Eastern Division final. Surrounding Chamberlain are, from left, Bob Weiss, Matt Guokas (14), center left, Chamberlain, Wally Jones (drinking from a bottle) and Dave Gambee, right.  The 1966-67, 76ers _ led by Chamberlain, Hal Greer and Billy Cunningham _ were once hailed as the greatest NBA team of all time. But as the years moved on, their place in NBA history has receded. The team will be honored at Saturday night's game.(AP Photo/File)

    PHILADELPHIA (AP) — The Philadelphia 76ers may as well have won the NBA championship when they dethroned the Boston Celtics in the east. The delirious Sixers fans stormed the court and swarmed Wilt Chamberlain. One fan even hung on a rim as the players hustled past outstretched arms to the locker room.

  • Game between Kings and 76ers postponed due to condensation

    A building worker wipes the court before an NBA basketball game between the Philadelphia 76ers and the Sacramento Kings, Wednesday, Nov. 30, 2016, in Philadelphia. The start of the game was delayed due to a surface issue with the court. (AP Photo/Matt Slocum)

    PHILADELPHIA (AP) — A scheduled game between the Sacramento Kings and Philadelphia 76ers has been postponed by the NBA because of condensation on the court at the Wells Fargo Center.

  • Redskins trying to ‘finish strong’ as they have before

    ASHBURN, Va. (AP) — In every workout, game and season, Kirk Cousins and his Washington Redskins teammates aim to “start fast and finish strong.”

  • Phillies hire former Twins GM Terry Ryan as scout

    PHILADELPHIA (AP) — The Phillies have hired former Minnesota Twins general manager Terry Ryan as a special assignment scout.

  • Rodgers tosses 2 TDs, Packers beat Eagles 27-13

    Philadelphia Eagles' Carson Wentz, center, scrambles past Green Bay Packers' Damarious Randall, right, and Clay Matthews during the first half of an NFL football game, Monday, Nov. 28, 2016, in Philadelphia. (AP Photo/Matt Rourke)

    PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Aaron Rodgers threw two touchdown passes to Davante Adams and the Green Bay Packers beat the Philadelphia Eagles 27-13 Monday night to snap a four-game losing streak.

  • Eagles, Packers each missing a few starters

    PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Eagles starting right guard Brandon Brooks was hospitalized with an illness earlier Monday and is inactive for the game against the Green Bay Packers.

  • Now what? Bengals headed toward worst finish in 6 years

    Cincinnati Bengals quarterback Andy Dalton (14) holds his head as he walks along the sidelines during the second half of an NFL football game against the Baltimore Ravens in Baltimore, Sunday, Nov. 27, 2016. (AP Photo/Gail Burton)

    CINCINNATI (AP) — Andy Dalton’s most important passes didn’t even make it past the line of scrimmage. Mike Nugent missed another extra point.