Posts Tagged Philadelphia

Lawyer: Duerson heirs won’t appeal NFL concussion deal

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — The family of the late Chicago Bears safety Dave Duerson has decided not to appeal the potential $1 billion settlement of NFL concussion lawsuits.

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Timberwolves win draft lottery, Lakers move to No. 2

NBA Deputy Commissioner Mark Tatum, left, congratulates Minnesota Timberwolves owner Glen Taylor after the Timberwolves won the first pick in the draft, during the NBA basekball draft lottery, Tuesday, May 19, 2015, in New York. (AP Photo/Julie Jacobson)

NEW YORK (AP) — The Minnesota Timberwolves too often came to the NBA draft lottery and left in worse shape than they arrived.

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Flyers name North Dakota’s Hakstol new head coach

Philadelphia Flyers newly-hired head coach Dave Hakstol listens to a reporter's question during a news conference, Monday, May 18, 2015, in Philadelphia. (AP Photo/Matt Slocum)

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Once the surprise news hit Philadelphia, Flyers die-hards — heck, NHL fans everywhere — all sounded a bit as if they should have been Jeopardy contestants.

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Philadelphia ends 4-game skid with stoppage-time goal

CHESTER, Pa. (AP) — Zach Pfeffer scored in second-half stoppage time and the Philadelphia Union beat D.C. United 1-0 on Sunday night to snap a four-game losing streak.

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Phillies beat D-backs 6-0 for 5-game winning streak

Philadelphia Phillies starting pitcher Sean O'Sullivan throws in the first inning of a baseball game against the Arizona Diamondbacks, Sunday, May 17, 2015, in Philadelphia. (AP Photo/Laurence Kesterson)

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Sean O’Sullivan’s biggest difficulty during his first win in more than four years was receiving a ball from his own catcher.

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