Mascot Mania continues: Philadelphia Wings introduce Wingston

Philadelphia welcomed its third new sports team mascot is the past three months Friday morning when The Philadelphia Wings introduced Wingston. Here is how the city’s National Lacrosse League expansion team, owned by Comcast Spectacor describes its ne...

By | 2018-11-09T15:30:00+00:00 November 9th, 2018|Sports|

​CBJ Morning Buzz: Panthers owner hints at facility plans; Another local Sears store to close; Bojangles’ financial results

In local news: While last night was brutal for Carolina Panthers fans who watched in horror as the Pittsburgh Steelers clobbered their team in primetime, those interested in plans for new facilities for the local NFL franchise got a little hint from i...

By | 2018-11-09T14:20:21+00:00 November 9th, 2018|Sports|

Adidas keeps North America momentum, slows in Europe

Adidas on Wednesday reported a 1.5 percent third-quarter sales decrease in Western Europe and a 15.5 percent sales increase in North America. The company has invested heavily in the U.S., the largest market for sportswear, in recent years. Those inves...

By | 2018-11-08T22:43:00+00:00 November 8th, 2018|Sports|

Philadelphia sports teams, Toyota unite to honor military vets

In a unique collaborative promotion timed to Veterans Day weekend, the Tri-State Toyota Dealers are teaming up with five Philadelphia professional sports teams to honor the country's active and retired military members. The collaborative campaign incl...

By | 2018-11-08T21:41:20+00:00 November 8th, 2018|Sports|

Swope Park Rangers’ first coach makes the leap to MLS head coach

Sporting Club, the parent company of Sporting Kansas City and Swope Park Rangers, has good taste in coaches. On Wednesday, Vancouver Whitecaps FC scooped up one of its previous hires as its new head coach. Marc Dos Santos, now 41, was hired by Sportin...

By | 2018-11-07T23:55:55+00:00 November 7th, 2018|Sports|

Beckham scores with Miami voters in soccer stadium referendum

Soccer superstar David Beckham scored a big win with City of Miami voters, as they approved his referendum to negotiate with city leaders for an MLS stadium and commercial development on a city golf course. While the deal will still need another appro...

By | 2018-11-07T02:18:33+00:00 November 7th, 2018|Sports|