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'It's about time': Trump pardons late boxer Jack Johnson

President Donald Trump on Thursday granted a rare posthumous pardon to boxing's first black heavyweight champion, clearing Jack Johnson's name more than 100 years after what many see as his racially-charged conviction.

Stand or stay out of sight: NFL takes on anthem protesters

Stand or stay out of sight.

Simmons, Mitchell unanimous picks for NBA All-Rookie team

Philadelphia's Ben Simmons and Utah's Donovan Mitchell are unanimous selections to the NBA's All-Rookie team.

Lay your money down: Court says states can OK sports betting

The Supreme Court cleared the way Monday for states coast to coast to legalize betting on sports, breaking a longtime ban and creating a potential financial boon for states and the gambling industry. The first bets could be placed within ...

Rebuilding Hawks pick 76ers assistant Lloyd Pierce as coach

The Atlanta Hawks are giving Lloyd Pierce his first head coaching job in the NBA, choosing a man who has been an assistant with Philadelphia and Memphis to rebuild the franchise. The Hawks announced Friday they had agreed to terms ...

Celtics eliminate 76ers 114-112 in Game 5

With 2.4 seconds left and the Boston Celtics leading by one, Marcus Smart had a chance to all but clinch Game 5 of the Eastern Conference semifinals and eliminate Philadelphia by making a pair of free throws.

Super Bowl champion Eagles add depth, rugby star in draft

The Super Bowl champions Philadelphia Eagles used the NFL draft to add another playmaker, restock their depth chart and get a rugby star.

Believe it! 76ers roll with Meek Mill past Heat in Game 5

Joel Embiid and Ben Simmons shined again in front of rapper Meek Mill, and the dominant duo ushered the nightmares-into-dreams Process of the Philadelphia 76ers into the second round with a 104-91 win over the Miami Heat on Tuesday night.

Trump considering pardon for late boxer Jack Johnson

President Donald Trump says he's considering a posthumous pardon for boxing's first black heavyweight champion more than 100 years after the late Jack Johnson was convicted by all-white jury of accompanying a white woman across state lines.

Champ Eagles vs. Atlanta to open season, also play in London

Super Bowl champion Philadelphia will host Atlanta to kick off the 2018 NFL season on Thursday night, Sept. 6.

Embiid scores 23, 76ers top Heat 128-108 for 2-1 series lead

Joel Embiid had trouble with his new mask.

Jackie Robinson's daughter says black MLBers reluctant to speak out

Jackie Robinson's daughter thinks black baseball players are more reluctant to speak publicly about racial issues than their NFL and NBA colleagues because they constitute a lower percentage of rosters.

Eagles release cornerback Daryl Worley after his arrest

The Philadelphia Eagles have released cornerback Daryl Worley, hours after he was arrested.

Venus, Serena Williams join Billie Jean King equal pay push

A day before playing in the 2005 final at the All England Club, Venus Williams addressed a meeting of the Grand Slam Board, urging Wimbledon and the French Open to offer equal pay to male and female players.

Philadelphia cheers NCAA champs Villanova with parade

Thousands of fans lined up in downtown Philadelphia to celebrate another sports championship with a parade, this time for Villanova University's Wildcats.

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