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LAS VEGAS, NV - JULY 15: Robert Covington #33 of the Houston Rockets shoots against the Los Angeles Clippers during the Samsung NBA Summer League 2014 on July 15, 2014 at the Cox Pavilion in Las Vegas, Nevada. Copyright 2014 NBAE (Photo by Bart Young/NBAE via Getty Images)

Sixers Waive Chris Johnson, Sign Robert Covington

The Sixers signed free agent forward Robert Covington on Saturday.

11/15/2014

Kyle Lowry #7 of the Toronto Raptors handles the ball against Chris Johnson #16 of the Philadelphia 76ers on November 9, 2014 at the Air Canada Centre in Toronto, Ontario, Canada. Copyright 2014 NBAE (Credit: Ron Turenne/NBAE via Getty Images)

Raptors Rout 76ers 120-88

Tony Wroten scored 18 points and Chris Johnson had 16 for the 76ers, who lost for the 70th time in their past 86 regular-season games.

11/09/2014

ORCHARD PARK, NY - OCTOBER 12: Rob Gronkowski #87 of the New England Patriots celebrates after a reception against the Buffalo Bills during the second half at Ralph Wilson Stadium on October 12, 2014 in Orchard Park, New York. (Photo by Tom Szczerbowski/Getty Images)

Thursday Night Fantasy Starters: Tom Brady, Chris Johnson And Rob Gronkowski

While the Jets have fallen badly, the Patriots have picked it up with two stellar offensive showings in the last two weeks. Tom Brady has found his rhythm, while tight end Rob Gronkowski is growing more dangerous each week. Here’s a look at the key players on each side and which players belong in your fantasy line-up.

10/16/2014

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5 Players In The NFL Who Will Have A Bounce Back Season Offensively

Here is a list of five players who will have a bounce back season.

07/29/2014

Kyle Kendrick sits in the dugout during a sixth inning rain delay against the Atlanta Braves at Turner Field. (Credit: Scott Cunningham/Getty Images)

Kendrick Struggles Again In Phillies Loss

Tommy La Stella drove in three runs and Chris Johnson hit a two-run homer to back a strong start by Alex Wood and help the Atlanta Braves beat the Philadelphia Phillies 8-2 Sunday.

07/20/2014

Starting pitcher Sean O'Sullivan of the Philadelphia Phillies throws in the third inning of the second game of a doubleheader against the Atlanta Braves. (Credit: Brian Garfinkel/Getty Images)

Braves Win Nightcap 5-1 To Sweep Phillies 

Ryan Doumit homered and Tommy La Stella had two doubles and drove in a pair of runs to lead the Atlanta Braves to a doubleheader sweep of the Philadelphia Phillies with a 5-1 victory in the nightcap Saturday.

06/28/2014

Ben Revere advances to third off of Tony Gwynn Jr.'s single in the fifth inning of the first game of a doubleheader against the Atlanta Braves. (Credit: Brian Garfinkel/Getty Images)

Braves Rout Phillies 10-3 In Doubleheader Opener 

Justin Upton had two hits and three RBIs, and the Atlanta Braves were helped by two straight Ryan Howard errors in a 10-3 victory over the Philadelphia Phillies in the first game of a day-night doubleheader on Saturday afternoon.

06/28/2014

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5 Pump Up Songs Athletes Use, And You Should Too (Part 2)

In our first list, we took a look at the pump up songs used by athletes Jason Hammel, Zach Johnson, T.Y. Hilton, Saul “Canelo” Alvarez and Swin Cash.  In this installment, we’ll deepen  our search […]

06/20/2014

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Musicians + Sports: Cole Swindell on Representing All Things (and Teams) Atlanta, Georgia

The diehard Atlanta Braves fan gets a special thrill from the team’s third baseman, Chris Johnson, using his song, “Chillin’ It,” as walk-up music.

06/02/2014

(The USS Forrestal, gathering rust at the navy yard in South Philadelphia.  Photo by Justin Udo)

Carrier USS Forrestal To Make Final Trip, From Philly Navy Yard To Scrap Heap

A $200-million price tag was attached to the USS Forrestal when it debuted in 1955. Now it’s been given to a recycling company.

10/24/2013

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Fantasy Football Edge: Players Who Will Rebound

By Moe Koltun, Matt Cott, and Matthew Schwimmer of Roto Analysis Some players have been hugely disappointing so far this season. They aren’t just your average underperformer either – you leave them in your starting lineup, […]

10/15/2013

Trent Richarson (credit: Dustin Bradford/Getty Images)

Fantasy Football Edge: Running Backs To Buy Low

With 2 weeks in the books, it’s hard not to overreact to what has happened so far. The sleeper you liked before the season may have done nothing, and the player you hated may be putting up huge numbers.

09/17/2013

New York Jets v Tennessee Titans

Titans End Jets’ Playoff Hopes With 14-10 win

Chris Johnson went 94 yards for the longest touchdown run in the NFL since 2006 and the Tennessee Titans beat the Jets 14-10 on Monday night to eliminate New York from playoff contention.

12/17/2012

Miami Marlins v Philadelphia Phillies

An Honest Look At Phillies Playoff Chances

The Phillies slim playoff hopes are not quite as slim as they once were.

09/11/2012

Philadelphia Eagles v Seattle Seahawks

Fantasy Football: Top 10 NFL Running Backs

Fantasy football owners want a workhorse running back who can carry an offense. Here are your top 10 options.

08/15/2012

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