• Philadelphia 76ers guard Phil Pressey (26) looses control of the ball after falling to the court along with Memphis Grizzlies forward JaMychal Green, left, in the first half of an NBA basketball game, Sunday, Nov. 29, 2015, in Memphis, Tenn. (AP Photo/Brandon Dill)

    76ers tie NBA worst with 0-18 start after loss to Grizzlies

    MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) — The Philadelphia 76ers were again poised to end their losing streak. And, as has happened lately, they were unable to close the deal.

  • Los Angeles Lakers forward Kobe Bryant (24) shoots the ball over Portland Trail Blazers guard Damian Lillard (0) during the first half of an NBA basketball game on Saturday, Nov. 28, 2015, in Portland, Ore. (AP Photo/Steve Dykes)

    Kobe Bryant says he will retire at end of season

    LOS ANGELES (AP) — Kobe Bryant has decided to retire after this season, ending his 20-year career with the Los Angeles Lakers.

    Updated: 6:11 pm

  • Houston Rockets guard James Harden (13) is called for an offensive foul as he elbows Philadelphia 76ers forward Jerami Grant, left, in the first half of an NBA basketball game Friday, Nov. 27, 2015, in Houston. (AP Photo/Bob Levey)

    Harden scores 50 as Rockets beat winless 76ers 116-114

    HOUSTON (AP) — James Harden had 50 points, nine rebounds and eight assists, and the Houston Rockets beat the winless Philadelphia 76ers 116-114 on Friday night.

  • Philadelphia Flyers' Shayne Gostisbehere, center, who scored the game-winning goal is surrounded by teammates, from the left, Wayne Simmonds, Jakub Voracek, rear, and Claude Giroux as they celebrate the end of overtime period of an NHL hockey game against the Nashville Predators Friday, Nov. 27, 2015 in Philadelphia. The Flyers won 3-2.  (AP Photo/Tom Mihalek)

    Gostisbehere’s overtime goal lifts Flyers over Predators 3-2

    PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Shayne Gostisbehere scored on the power play with 52 seconds left in overtime to lift the Philadelphia Flyers to a 3-2 win over the Nashville Predators on Friday.

  • New York Islanders center Frans Nielsen (51) of Denmark defends Philadelphia Flyers left wing Michael Raffl (12) of Austria as New York Islanders goalie Jaroslav Halak (41) of Slovakia keeps his eye on the puck in the third period of an NHL hockey game in New York, Wednesday, Nov. 25, 2015.  The Islanders defeated the Flyers 3-1.(AP Photo/Kathy Willens)

    Halak makes 17 saves and Islanders beat Flyers 3-1

    NEW YORK (AP) — Jaroslav Halak made 17 saves and Kyle Okposo put New York ahead early in the second period to lead the Islanders over the Philadelphia Flyers 3-1 on Wednesday night.

  • Boston Celtics' Jae Crowder (99) drives past Philadelphia 76ers' Robert Covington (33) during the first quarter of an NBA basketball game in Boston, Wednesday, Nov. 25, 2015. (AP Photo/Michael Dwyer)

    Celtics rally to drop 76ers to 0-16

    BOSTON (AP) — Isaiah Thomas scored 30 points, Jae Crowder hit a go-ahead 3-pointer and the Boston Celtics rallied to beat Philadelphia 84-80 on Wednesday night, handing the 76ers their 16th straight loss of the season and 26th in a row overall.

  • Donor helps youth football team after Disney disappointment

    PHILADELPHIA (AP) — An undefeated youth football team in Philadelphia is heading to Walt Disney World, thanks to a donor who learned of team’s disappointment when a rule change killed their chance to play in the Magic Kingdom.

  • Eagles still uncertain about starting QB for Thursday game

    PHILADELPHIA (AP) — The Philadelphia Eagles aren’t sure or aren’t saying who their quarterback will be less than two days before they’re scheduled to face the Detroit Lions.

  • Pennsylvania teen misses turn, accidently runs full marathon

    PHILADELPHIA (AP) — A Pennsylvania teenager’s family says he accidentally ran the all 26.2 miles of the Philadelphia Marathon because he missed a turn on his half-marathon course.

  • Carolina Hurricanes' Eddie Lack, left, cannot stop the game-winning goal by Philadelphia Flyers' Shayne Gostisbehereas as Wayne Simmonds (17) looks on during overtime of an NHL hockey game against the Carolina Hurricanes, Monday, Nov. 23, 2015, in Philadelphia. Philadelphia won 3-2 in overtime. (AP Photo/Matt Slocum)

    Gostisbehere lifts Flyers over Hurricanes 3-2 in OT

    PHILADELPHIA (AP) — The Flyers were relieved to finally score a goal. Then they breathed even easier after picking up a win.