Philadelphia Sports News

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  • 9 hrs ago | via Philly.com 

    Marvin Harrison a Hall finalist; slaying victim's ki...

    A few minutes after 9 p.m. Eastern time on Saturday, in a 2,300-seat symphony hall in Phoenix, the Pro Football Hall of Fame will reveal its 2015 class of inductees. Among the 15 finalists for induction is Marvin Harrison: a Philadelphia native, an alumnus of Roman Catholic High School and Syracuse University, a wide receiver who caught 1,102 passes over his 13 seasons with the Indianapolis Colts, a player who rarely so much as spiked the football after any of his 128 touchdown receptions and who guarded his privacy with such ferocious silence that he remained a mystery even to those teammates who knew him longest and best.

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  • Sunday Jan 25 | via The Times-Tribune 

    HS Basketball: Scranton Prep can't hold off Roman Ca...

    For the better part of four quarters, Scranton Prep had the clamps down on Philadelphia's Roman Catholic, recently ranked No. 2 in the state and considered to be one of the top teams in the country.

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  • Sunday Jan 25 | via The Morning Call 

    Parkland wins in OT, Emmaus routed in Hoop Group Sho...

    Brandon Rapose of Emmaus shoots against Neumann-Goretti in the Lehigh Valley Hoops Group Showcase at Parkland High School on Sunday. Brandon Rapose of Emmaus shoots against Neumann-Goretti in the Lehigh Valley Hoops Group Showcase at Parkland High School on Sunday.

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  • Wednesday Jan 21 | via Philly.com 

    Charles Brown blooming at Washington

    Since coming over from Imhotep Charter before his junior year, Charles Brown has played a major role in George Washington's basketball resurgence. This season, while averaging 15.9 points, the 6-foot-6, 185-pound swingman has sparked the Eagles, better known for their success on the gridiron, to a 14-3 overall record and a 9-0 mark in Public League Division B. "He's so versatile and long," John Creighton, Washington's third-year coach, said after practice Wednesday.

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  • Saturday Jan 17 | via Erie Times News 

    St. Edward wins Burger King Classic crown in OT

    After Kimar Williams of Constitution hit a 35-footer at the buzzer to sent the game to overtime, St. Ed's settled down to dominate the extra period and defeat the Generals 70-63 in the Burger King Classic championship Saturday night at the Hammermill Center. It was the first Burger King Classic championship game to go to overtime and first overtime game in the tournament overall since 2011.

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  • Friday Jan 16 | via Erie Times News 

    MLK Showcase features some of Canada's best teams

    Area fans can check out some of the best high school basketball teams in Canada this weekend as the Martin Luther King Showcase gets underway in its sixth year. St. Michael's is already 28-1 this season with championships in the Henry Carr tournament, Freed's tip-off tournament, St. Thomas tournament and St. Mike's Nike tournament.

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  • Friday Jan 16 | via Erie Times News 

    Cathedral Prep falls short in BK Classic opener

    "Those guys play up to their competition and they do it every year," Constitution coach Robert Moore said about Prep. "I saw their tape against Archbishop Carroll from last year and they did the same thing.

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  • Friday Jan 16 | via Erie Times News 

    Kevin Cuneo: March starts in Perry Square

    We remember Martin Luther King Jr. today, and it seems like an opportune time to see the acclaimed movie "Selma," which is based on King's 1965 march from Selma to Montgomery, Ala. Of course, King's followers might insist it would be a better use of time to participate in today's Community Solidarity March, which starts in Perry Square at 11 a.m. When the King holiday finally became official, people were encouraged to "use it as a day on, not a day off."

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  • Thursday Jan 15 | via Erie Times News 

    Prep takes unbeaten record against tough Burger King...

    BURGER KING CLASSIC Today, semifinals at Hammermill Center St. Edward vs. Pope John XXIII , 7 p.m. Cathedral Prep vs. Constitution, 8:30 p.m. CONSTITUTION GENERALS - Location: Philadelphia - Record: 7-3 - Scoring leaders: G Kimar Williams 15.7 ppg; F Ahmad Gilbert 14.8 ppg. - Notable: Constitution won the PIAA Class AA championship last season before moving down to Class A in the offseason.

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  • Thursday Jan 15 | via Erie Times News 

    District 10 basketball notebook: BK Classic, MLK Sho...

    Mercyhurst Prep's Emily Shopene looks to get a shot past Villa Maria's Nicole Maxson during their game at Mercyhurst Prep on Jan. 12. JACK HANRAHAN/ERIE TIMES-NEWS Fans have plenty of interesting basketball games to check out this weekend as the Burger King Classic and Martin Luther King Showcase get underway at area gyms. The Burger King Classic begins tonight at Hammermill Center starting with nationally ranked Pope John Paul XXIII taking on defending Ohio state champion St. Edward at 7 before Cathedral Prep takes on Philadelphia powerhouse and state champion Constitution.

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  • Wednesday Jan 14 | via Philly.com 

    Cohen stepping down at GW after 30 seasons

    George Washington's Ron Cohen is retiring after 30 seasons as the school's head football coach and 48 1/2 years as a teacher. Cohen guide the Eagles to league titles in 1989, 1991, 1992, 1994, 1995, 2000, 2001, 2004, 2007, 2008 , 2009 , and 2011 .

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