Matt Slocum

The Latest: Wickens hospitalized after IndyCar crash

LONG POND, Pa. (AP) — The Latest from the IndyCar race at Pocono Raceway (all times local):<p>10:41 p.m.<p>IndyCar driver Robert Wickens is being treated for injuries to his lower extremities, right arm and spine following an accident early in the race.<p>IndyCar said the Canadian sustained a pulmonary …

Motorsport

Wilson Ramos has 3 hits, 3 RBIs as Phillies beat Red Sox 7-4

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Wilson Ramos became an instant favorite with his new team.<p>Ramos had three extra-base hits and three RBIs, helping the Philadelphia Phillies beat the Boston Red Sox 7-4 on Wednesday night in his first game wearing red pinstripes.<p>The Phillies, who remained two games behind …

Sports

Aretha Franklin 1942-2018

Queen of Soul<p>Credit: Sony Archives<p>Credit: Hank Parker/Sony Archives<p>Credit: Sony Archives<p>Credit: Don Hunstein/Sony Archives<p>Credit: Vernon L. …

Aretha Franklin

Plouffe's homer in 16th leads Phillies over Dodgers

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — The Phillies' relievers just kept shutting down the Dodgers, and Los Angeles finally ran out of pitchers.<p>Trevor Plouffe hit a three-run homer off outfielder Kike Hernandez with one out in the 16th inning as Philadelphia outlasted the Los Angeles Dodgers 7-4 Tuesday night in a …

Sports

Dodgers hit 4 homers in 7-6 win over Phillies

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Power got the Los Angeles Dodgers started. Patience gave them a win.<p>Max Muncy, Yasmani Grandal, Chris Taylor and Joc Pederson hit solo homers and Alex Verdugo scored the tiebreaking run on a wild pitch in the top of the ninth inning, lifting Los Angeles to a 7-6 victory over the …

Sports

Padres on deck: Meet the last-place Mets

Matt Slocum / AP<p>The Padres dropped two of three over the weekend in Philadelphia to move to a season-worst 20 games under .500. They have lost eight …

Sports

Jonathan Loaisiga to visit Yankees team doc Monday after MRI reveals shoulder inflammation

TORONTO - Jonathan Loaisiga is slated to see Dr. Christopher Ahmad on Monday after the Yankees pitcher felt tightness in his pitching …

New York Yankees

Joel Embiid Talks NBA Live 19, Allen Iverson and More in 'Hot Ones' Interview

When it comes to pro athletes willing to speak their mind, there is arguably nobody more open than Philadelphia 76ers star Joel Embiid.<p>The 7'0", 250-pound big man recently took the <i>Hot Ones</i> Challenge, answering questions while eating spicy wings. From Meek Mill to Michael Jordan to <i>NBA Live 19,</i> there …

Basketball

Ilya Kovalchuk signs with the LA Kings

The LA Kings have agreed to terms with Ilya Kovalchuk on a three-year deal worth $6.25 million per season.<p>Kovalchuk had long been connected to the …

Ice Hockey

Photos: Cardinals lose 4-3 against Phillies

Philadelphia Phillies' Jake Arrieta pitches during the first inning of a baseball game against the St. Louis Cardinals, Wednesday, June 20, 2018, in …

Jake Arrieta

Soaring above the fray, politically and otherwise

Kudos to Sally Jenkins for her perceptive analysis of politics by way of sports teams [“Eagles stayed out of mud, beat Trump by ignoring him,” Sports, June 7]. She provided a spot-on description of bullying behavior against those who rise above the fray by not providing a hard target. I appreciate …

Opinion

The Latest: Eagles players individually decided on WH trip

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — The Latest on the canceled White House visit for the Super Bowl champion Eagles (all times local):<p>4 p.m.<p>Eagles players and officials made individual decisions to not go to the White House for a scheduled celebration of their Super Bowl title, leaving two players actually …

NFL

Josh Sargent, Tim Weah score as youthful U.S. beats Bolivia in friendly

CHESTER, PA – MAY 28: Carlos Lampe #1 of Bolivia makes a save against Weston McKennie #6 of the United States in the second half of the friendly …

Soccer

College Signing Day

Close<p>1 of 62<p>Buy Now<p>Rebel Wilson, from left, Zendaya, Robert De Niro and Nick Cannon, right, look on as former first lady Michelle Obama speaks at …

College & University

Michelle Obama, De Niro, Zendaya fete college-bound kids

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Michelle Obama told college-bound Philadelphia high school seniors Wednesday about when she applied to universities. Her counselor advised her not to set her sights too high and warned that some of the schools on her list were out of her reach, the former first lady said.<p>"There …

College & University

At trial, experts debate drug Cosby gave to his accuser

NORRISTOWN, Pa. (AP) — It's long been one of the most enduring mysteries of Bill Cosby's sexual assault case: What drug did he give his chief accuser …

Bill Cosby

At trial, experts debate drug Cosby gave to his accuser

NORRISTOWN, Pa. (AP) — It's long been one of the most enduring mysteries of Bill Cosby's sexual assault case: What drug did he give his chief accuser …

Celebrity (UK)

Bill Cosby's graphic testimony could undercut his defense

NORRISTOWN, Pa. (AP) — Bill Cosby's own words from 2005 might have undercut his defense on sexual-assault charges.Prosecutors on Tuesday sought to …

Justice

Bill Cosby lawyer attacks accuser as prosecutors build case

NORRISTOWN, Pa. (AP) — Bill Cosby's retrial took a far more combative turn Tuesday than the first go-round, as his lawyers launched a scathing attack …

Celebrity (UK)

Masters par 3 contest scores plenty of family fun

The Masters Par 3 contest returned to Augusta National Wednesday after being rained out in 2017. The day’s highlight was a hole-in-one sank by the …

Golf

Most in Cosby jury pool have made up minds, know of #MeToo

NORRISTOWN, Pa. (AP) — Prosecutors and the defense began the difficult task of picking a jury for Bill Cosby's sexual assault retrial Monday amid a …

Celebrity (UK)

Bill Cosby judge won't step aside as lawyers target accuser

NORRISTOWN, Pa. (AP) — The judge in Bill Cosby's retrial rejected demands from the comedian's defense lawyers to step aside during a Thursday hearing …

Bill Cosby

Cosby judge pushes back against defense demand he step aside

NORRISTOWN, Pa. (AP) — The judge in Bill Cosby's sexual assault trial pushed back Thursday at defense demands that he step aside because his wife is …

Justice

The Latest: Cosby sexual assault retrial set for April 9

NORRISTOWN, Pa. (AP) — The Latest on a pretrial hearing in Bill Cosby's sexual assault case (all times local):<p>5 p.m.<p>Bill Cosby's retrial on sexual …

Justice

Victor Oladipo put Toroto's Malcolm Miller on skates

It may be time for Toronto Raptors reserve Malcolm Miller to head into his local auto shop for a little tune-up. In the first quarter of the Raptors’ …

NBA

QUIZ: How many Knicks' 10 PPG scorers since 2000 can you name?

Since the turn of the century for the Knicks, there haven't been many good times on the court. They've rarely made the playoffs and regularly have …

Basketball

Sheary, Crosby lead Penguins past Flyers and into 1st place

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Sidney Crosby's continued dominance of the Flyers helped the two-time defending Stanley Cup champion Penguins move back into …

Ice Hockey

Another Nor'easter threatens the East Coast; some areas could get 12-18 inches of snow

Another snowy, blowy nor'easter threatened a new round of power outages as it swirled ashore early Wednesday, causing officials to close schools and city offices and raising concerns for utility customers still trying to bounce back from an earlier storm.<p>The National Weather Service issued a winter …

Weather

The Latest: Cosby lawyer wants jury to hear about settlement

NORRISTOWN, Pa. (AP) — The Latest on a pretrial hearing in Bill Cosby's sexual assault case (all times local):<p>12:40 p.m.<p>Bill Cosby's high-powered …

Justice

Experts: Prosecutors get edge if accusers testify vs. Cosby

NORRISTOWN, Pa. (AP) — Letting jurors hear from Bill Cosby's dozens of accusers would strengthen prosecutors' he-said-she-said case by showing the …

Celebrity (UK)