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Olympic great Michael Phelps ending retirement

By BETH HARRIS AP Sports Writer Michael Phelps is coming out of retirement, lured back into the pool by the fun of it and the possibility of swimming at a fifth Olympics in Rio in 2016. More>>

Union wins NCAA title, beating Minnesota 7-4

Tiny Union College skated off with the biggest trophy in college hockey. More>>

Mickelson headed home after missing Masters cut

Rory McIlroy took off his cap, rubbed his brow and let out a deep sigh. More>>

Bubba keeps it simple and builds a 3-shot lead

Bubba Watson won the Masters two years ago with his brand of "Bubba golf," producing shots of raw skill and wild imagination. His strategy now is to keep it simple, and he is halfway to another green jacket. More>>

Harvick wins 1st Darlington pole

Kevin Harvick won his first career pole at Darlington Raceway on Friday as he looks to chase his first Southern 500. More>>

Haas leads, with a pair of Masters champs 1 back

No nerves. No worries. Adam Scott never knew the opening round at Augusta National could be so enjoyable. More>>

The anticipation and mystery of the Masters

A quick stroll across the manicured landscape of Augusta National afforded a glimpse of why this Masters is so hard to figure out. More>>

Wrestling Legend 'Ultimate Warrior' Dead At 54


The Ultimate Warrior, one of the most popular professional wrestlers ever, has died at the age of 54. World Wrestling Entertainment announced the death of Warrior, born James Brian Hellwig, in a statement More>>

Connecticut wins NCAA title, 60-54 over Kentucky

Coaches and players left them. Others told them to go away. More>>

NBA decisions loom for several Kentucky players

One by one, players in the Kentucky locker room said essentially the same thing: They had not given the NBA a second thought, much less a first, during their stirring Final Four run. More>>

Logano holds on for Sprint Cup win in Texas

Joey Logano had a big lead and was within a half-lap of taking the white flag at Texas. More>>

Earnhardt Jr. out of Texas race after fiery wreck

Dale Earnhardt Jr. wound up with his first last-place finish in seven seasons Monday after driving his car into the rain-saturated infield grass before it shot across the track and slammed into the wall in a fiery crash. More>>

US women's soccer coach Tom Sermanni fired

Tom Sermanni coached the U.S. women's soccer team to a 2-0 win over China in Colorado in the afternoon. By evening, he was out of a job. More>>

UConn, Notre Dame advance to historic title game

Women's basketball came away a winner Sunday night. After a season-long buildup, the NCAA tournament will be decided by the perfect championship game. More>>

Phillies Opening Day Postponed Until Tuesday


Tomorrow's Home Opener between the Phillies and Milwaukee Brewers has been postponed and rescheduled for Tuesday, April 8 at 4:05 p.m More>>

Kentucky freshmen against UConn comeback players

All those Kentucky freshmen against a Connecticut team already with a few championship rings. More>>

Task force to study online gambling, sports bets

Mississippi's chief gambling regulator is leading a group that will gather data on how Internet gambling and sports betting are working other states. More>>

"Back On My Feet" Gets People Up And Heading In The Right Direction


"Back On My Feet" is a national charity with a very unique mission. It was started here in Philadelphia and is true to its name, helping the homeless get back on their feet, through running. More>>

Fired to feted: Jackson get big deal from Redskins

The contrast couldn't have been greater for DeSean Jackson. More>>

College athletes take labor cause to Capitol Hill

Northwestern University athletes pressed their case for collective bargaining rights during meetings Wednesday with lawmakers, as a vote was scheduled for them to decide whether to authorize a union. More>>

Registration For Philadelphia Marathon Starts Today


Lace up your sneakers. It's time to sign up for the Philadelphia Marathon. More>>

Reds Pitcher Chapman Hit In Face By Line Drive


There were scary moments during a Cincinnati Reds spring training game when a pitcher got hurt. More>>

Neumann-Goretti Champs On 'Good Day'

Some local champs took over the FOX 29 Newsroom on Friday morning! The Neumann-Goretti boys and girls basketball teams, fresh off their Catholic League championship wins, stopped by during "Good Day Philadelphia." More>>

ASU Vs University Of Arizona Game Sparks Fan Brawl Video included


Things got way out of hand at a University of Arizona versus Arizona State game. Warning, this video is pretty violent. More>>

NFL Star Launches Initiative To Protect Kids From Concussions In Sports Video included


A new effort is on to protect kids from concussions in sports. More>>

'Dutch' Daulton Talks One-On-One With FOX 29 Video included


Former Phillies catcher Darren Daulton comes back to Philadelphia for his annual golf outing as he wages a battle against brain cancer, and he speaks with our own Mike Jerrick.

When football team loses, fans reach for junk food

Here's something to chew on as the National Football League prepares to kick off a new season Thursday night: sports fans turn to junk food to console themselves when their team goes down to defeat, new research suggests. More>>

Girl, 12, Suffers Catastrophic Eye Injury From Foul Ball Video included


A 12-year-old girl from Palmetto, Ga., has suffered a catastrophic baseball injury that seriously impaired her vision. More>>

What To Do When The Weight Won't Come Off


Cardiovascular helps you to lose the fat, and lose the additional pounds. But to increase your muscle mass is equal to increasing your metabolism and that's how you lose weight, says a trainer.

Michael Vick Named Eagles' Starting Quarterback


Eagles head coach Chip Kelly has settled his quarterback competition. More>>

Philadelphia Union's Michael Lahoud

Midfielder talks about the civil war in Sierra Leone and his origins. More>>

Maclin's Football Camp Teaches More Than Just Football Skills

FOX29's Dawn Timmeney was live on "Good Day Philadelphia" Wednesday morning at Jeremy Maclin's football camp. More>>

Good Bye Bryz

FOX 29's Howard Eskin talks about the Bryz buyout. More>>

Investigators leave with bags after searching Hernandez's home

A team of investigators returned to Patriots tight end Aaron Hernandez's North Attleboro home over the weekend and left with bags of evidence. More>>

VIDEO: Interview with Bernard Hopkins


Ryan Lochte's Response To 'Good Day' Anchors Laughing At Him Video included


Swimmer-turned-reality star Ryan Lochte finally opens up about the "Good Day" interview seen 'round the world. Find out what he thinks about Mike and Sheinelle's laughter. More>>

Howard Eskin On Reid Investigation

FOX 29's Howard Eskin weighs in on the Garrett Reid investigation. More>>

Welcome Back Sebastien Le Toux!

Sebastien Le Toux is back! Sebastien Le Toux is back!

It's LeTouxday at Fox 29!  Jenn Fred chats with the Union's Sebastien Le Toux. More>>

Jeremy Roenick Stops By Good Day

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Jeremy Roenick has a new autobiography out and he stopped by Good Day to talk about the book, the lockout and meet his biggest fan. More>>

Eagles Beat Giants 19-17

Lawrence Tynes missed two field-goal tries from 54 yards with 15 seconds left and the Philadelphia Eagles held on for a 19-17 victory over the New York Giants on Sunday night. More>>

Cherry Hill Honors Kevin Turner


Monday, June 18 was declared "Kevin Turner Day" in Cherry Hill. The former Philadelphia Eagle and Cherry Hill resident was in the area Monday for a golf tournament benefiting his foundation. 

Thome 1 Swing From History


Jim Thome needs just 1 home run to join an elite list. He currently has 99 home runs in a Phillies uniform, and needs 1 more to become the 3rd player in baseball history to hit 100 in 3 different uniforms. More>>

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  • Doran Releases Long Snapper Trick Shots

    Doran Releases Long Snapper Trick Shots

    Tuesday, November 26 2013 11:30 PM EST2013-11-27 04:30:18 GMT
    Lawrence University Long Snapper John Doran has released a compilation of his tricks. The video highlights the Division III football player showcasing his impressive skills doing a variety of medium long
    Lawrence University Long Snapper John Doran has released a compilation of his tricks. The video highlights the Division III football player showcasing his impressive skills doing a variety of medium long



    Wednesday, November 13 2013 6:00 AM EST2013-11-13 11:00:11 GMT
    Are the Phillies about to make a major trade for a power hitting outfielder? FOX 29's Howard Eskin reports Phillies General Manager Ruben Amaro Jr. is talking "very seriously" with the Toronto Blue
    Are the Phillies about to make a major trade for a power hitting outfielder? FOX 29's Howard Eskin reports Phillies General Manager Ruben Amaro Jr. is talking "very seriously" with the Toronto Blue
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