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Flyers over Hurricanes, 6-3

PHILADELPHIA — The Flyers have been up and down early in this NHL season, but two things that remain consistent are their ability to generate offense in the second period and the surprising play of Matt Read With four second-period goals, including one by Read, the Flyers defeated the Carolina Hurricanes,... Read more →

Eagles 21-Vikings 10:

Minnesota Vikings Undefeated Streak Ends with a Thud in Philadelphia

PHILADELPHIA — A dominant defensive front and a timely special-teams score made the difference again Sunday. But this time it was the Philadelphia Eagles, not the Vikings, who put the clamps on someone, handing the Vikings their first loss of the season. Quarterback Sam Bradford turned the ball over three times... Read more →

Throwback Thursday: "The Doc Deal"

Austin Darrow The end of the 2000’s was beautiful for Phillies fans. Back to back World Series appearances in 2008 and 2009, winning it in 2008. Blockbuster deals bringing big name guys to the City of Brotherly Love. The Phillies brought Cliff Lee over at the 2009 trade deadline propelling them... Read more →

The Impact Lane Johnson's Suspension Could Have on the Eagles

Austin Darrow Eagles will play the Washington Redskins this Sunday without starting right tackle Lane Johnson. His 10-game suspension was upheld and was banned from the Eagles practice facility 4 PM Tuesday. Johnson will not be eligible until Dec. 19, which is a few days before the Week 16 matchup against... Read more →

The Golden Age of Philly Sports Comes To A Close With Howard's Farewell

Austin Darrow | CNBNewsnet In a season filled with farewells of guys I’ve grown up watching, the hardest goodbyes came this year with the Phillies. We had to say goodbye to the remaining two players from the 2008 World Series team. Carlos Ruiz was traded earlier in the season. And Ryan... Read more →

Eagles Early Success

(Photo credit: Wikipedia) Austin Darrow | CNBNewsnet The 2016 Philadelphia Eagles wasn’t supposed to start this way. This team had a ton of questions to answer throughout the offseason. How will Carson Wentz do? How will Doug Pederson do in his first Head Coaching gig? Will the defense be better than... Read more →

Bring Back Rollins for One Last Game

Austin Darrow | CNBNewsnet PHILADELPHIA PA --June 10th, 2016 was the last time you heard Jimmy Rollins’ name in baseball. He was designated for assignment by the Chicago White Sox. After posting career lows last season with the Los Angeles Dodgers, Rollins did even worse in two months with the White... Read more →

Mt. Rushmore of Philly Sports Icons: Jimmy Rollins

Austin Darrow | CNBNewsnet The final piece of the Mt. Rushmore of Philly Sports Icons is here. Allen Iverson, Brian Dawkins and Harry Kalas are already there and now it’s time to reveal the final piece. Jimmy Rollins, “J-Roll” A second round pick in the 1996 MLB Draft, Rollins was a... Read more →

Mt. Rushmore of Philly Sports Icons: Harry Kalas

Austin Darrow Allen Iverson and Brian Dawkins are on my Mt. Rushmore of Philly Sports Icons. The final two belong to one franchise, the Philadelphia Phillies. Harry Kalas, “Harry the K” Harry Kalas was the voice behind Phillies baseball up until he passed away in 2009. His voice and home-run calls... Read more →

Mt. Rushmore of Philly Sports Icons: Allen Iverson

Allen Iverson of the Philadelphia 76ers shooting a jumper (Photo credit: Wikipedia) Austin Darrow | CNBNewsnet Philadelphia, a sports town full of greatness. A place where the fans are tough and expect results immediately or else they want your head. Some people are made for the spotlight, while others just can’t... Read more →

COMMENTARY: The Process is Going as Hinkie Planned

Austin Darrow | CNB Sports May, 2013, Philadelphia 76ers introduced their new President of Basketball Operations and GM; Sam Hinkie. Thus “The Process” began. Three years later, Sam Hinkie stepped down and the torch was handed to Bryan Colangelo. Sam Hinkie deserves all the credit for this Sixers roster. He is... Read more →

COMMENTARY: Phillies Rebuild Progressing Faster Than Expected

Austin Darrow | CNBNewsnet In 365 days, the Phillies have gone from a laughing stock, to a really good mediocre team. We watched Ryne Sandberg get bullied out of his managerial job by his own players. Andy MacPhail took the seat as the teams President and we all wanted Ruben Amaro... Read more →

Herrera to Represent the Phils in the Midsummer Classic

Related: Austin Darrow Sports Austin Darrow | CNB Sports Selected in the Rule 5 Draft from Texas, 2nd Baseman converted Centerfielder and now selected to his first of many MLB All Star Games. If you’re a Phillies fan than you know I’m talking about Odubel Herrera. He was picked in the... Read more →

Sixers Can't Attract Top Tier Free Agents This Summer

AUTHOR Austin Darrow | CNB SPORTS PHILADELPHIA PA--The Sixers Free Agency hasn’t gone the way the fans have wanted it. We wanted to see Harrison Barnes, Rajon Rondo and Jamal Crawford sign here. The best point guards are off the market, and especially the ones that would mesh with Ben Simmons.... Read more →

Sixers to sign Spanish point guard

SALT LAKE CITY — So far the Philadelphia 76ers' free-agent acquisitions haven't caused the big splash that some followers are hoping for. Call them little ripples as the Sixers made their second move Monday by securing veteran point guard Sergio Rodriguez to a one-year, $8 million deal. That came three days... Read more →

Sixers On The Hunt For Barnes and Butler

English: Jerry Colangelo (Photo credit: Wikipedia) Austin Darrow | CNBNewsnet PHILADELPHIA PA (June 28, 2016)--NBA Free Agency doesn’t start till July 1st, but rumors are heating up. Especially rumors about the Sixers. The Sixers have been rumored with Harrison Barnes, Golden State Warriors Forward, and have recently been connected with the... Read more →

South Jersey Times Softball All-Stars

Following are the 18 players that comprise the 2016 South Jersey Times all-star teams with bios. Brianna Anderson, Gloucester, Jr., P The right-hander allowed just 16 earned runs in 118 2/3 innings pitched for a 0.94 ERA. She struck out 115. Lauren Shannon, Washington Township, Sr., P The senior who pitched... Read more →

Eagles Pay DT Cox $103 Million!

Austin Darrow | CNBNewsnet Eagles re-sign defensive tackle Fletcher Cox. The 2012 draft pick, got a monstrous deal, at six-years’ worth $103 million, with $63 million guaranteed. This is the highest guarantee for any non-quarterback in NFL history. The contract will take him to the 2022 season and his 31st birthday.... Read more →

Phillies Waste Number 1 Pick

Austin Darrow | CNBNewsnet Phillies select Mickey Moniak out of La Costa Canyon high school in Carlsbad, California. Moniak is listed at 6'2'', 190 lbs and is an outfielder that bats lefty. via www.wfmz.com The Phillies get to pick first for the second time in franchise history. With that pick they... Read more →

Philly's Fan Behavior Reaches All Time Low

Austin Darrow Fan behavior in Philadelphia just keeps getting worse. From throwing wristbands onto the ice during the night of commemorating Ed Snider, to cheering during a moment of silence for Mr. Snider and to throwing a beer bottle at Philadelphia’s own Ryan Howard. I get it, Howard has made us... Read more →

Phillies Biggest Contract Mistake is Coming to an End Soon

Austin Darrow Ryan Howard’s contract, by far one of the worst contracts ever given out in MLB history. The Phillies have the chance to end their relationship with Howard by simply buying him out for $10 million at the end of this season. Every analyst, every fan, every human being who... Read more →

Phillies Promote J.P. Crawford to Triple A

Austin Darrow | CNBNewsnet PHILADELPHIA PA--Phillies promoted J.P. Crawford to Triple-A Lehigh Valley on Friday afternoon. Crawford was the 16th overall pick in the 2013 MLB Draft and is the Phillies No. 1 prospect. Crawford hit .265 in 36 games in Double-A this season. Crawford has spent a year with the... Read more →

Gloucester Catholic's Kasper and Paxia Team Up to Throw No-Hitter; Final Rams 9 Clayton 2

RELATED: RAMS ALUMNI GLOUCESTER CATHOLIC HIGH SCHOOL BROOKLAWN N.J.--Two pitchers joined forces to throw a no-hitter for Gloucester Catholic in a 9-2 victory in five innings over Clayton on Tuesday at the Joe Barth Field. John Kasper and Lillo Paxia tallied nine strikeouts and walked three in completing the game. Paxia... Read more →

Roadrunners Headed to Kinston... Again

Author Austin Darrow CNB Sports The Gloucester County College Roadrunners won their 21st Region Championship Monday afternoon vs. the Cumberland County Dukes. These two teams faced each other Sunday afternoon in a championship game, and the Dukes got the best of the Roadrunners winning 8-3. The Roadrunners had to be beaten... Read more →

HS Baseball: Gloucester Catholic Jumped on Pitman Early; Captured a 17-2 Victory | CNBNews

CNB SPORTS PITMAN N. J. (May 13, 2016)--Gloucester Catholic jumped out to an early lead on Pitman and captured a 17-2 victory on Friday at Pitman. Twelve runs in the first three innings allowed the Rams to put the game away early. A passed ball, a groundout by Chris Turco, and... Read more →

Phillies Call Up Tommy Joseph

Author Austin Darrow | CNBNewsnet PHILADELPHIA PA (May 13, 2016)According to ESPN.com’s Jayson Stark, the Phillies will call up Tommy Joseph (photo source MLB.com) Tommy Joseph from the Ironpigs. It will most likely be Darin Ruf getting the boot to go back to Lehigh Valley. The Phillies won’t carry three guys... Read more →

COMMENTARY: Phillies Success Continues

Gulf Coast League Phillies (Photo credit: Wikipedia) Author Austin Darrow | CNB Sports The 2016 Philadelphia Phillies are no joke. We’ve seen them shock us in the month of April to showing us they are true competitors through the first week of May. Vegasinsider.com had the Phillies winning 66 games this... Read more →

Phillies Invest in Minor-league Food Budget

Author Austin Darrow | CNBNewsnet The Phillies are investing $1 million to feed their minor-league players and staff, healthy and nutritious foods. This is a big move, considering the money minor-league players make can only buy them fast food. Starting pay for the minor-leagues is $1,100-$2,150 a month for about 5... Read more →

Aaron Nola's Dominance Continues

Author Austin Darrow Aaron Nola’s brilliance on the mound continued Tuesday night against the St. Louis Cardinals offense. One night after the Cardinals exploded for 10 runs, Nola shut them out in seven innings pitched and allowing two hits. Nola gave up a leadoff double to Matt Carpenter and an infield... Read more →

Phillies Hot Surprising Start, A Fluke?

by Austin Darrow and Matt Parr Let’s be honest, if someone told me that the Philadelphia Phillies were going to be 4 games over .500 by the end of April, I would’ve laughed. Yet here they are sitting at 14-10 coming off of their fifth straight win against the Cleveland Indians... Read more →