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  1. Allen Iverson in latest Reebok spot: ‘We talkin bout pants?!’

    Mar 4, 2014, 10:04 PM EDT

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    With towering figures like Shaquille O’Neal and Shawn Kemp getting the bulk of the screen time, little man Allen Iverson steals the show — even in the barber shop. Above is the latest from Reebok Classic. The YouTube description describes it as such: Watch Episode 3 of “The Retro Shop” starring Shaq, Kemp, and comedian,…

  2. Sixers owner Josh Harris collected ~$400 million in 2013 or roughly another Sixers franchise

    Mar 4, 2014, 9:18 AM EDT

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    The Wall Street Journal reported on the banner year private equity firms had in 2013. Right near the top of the list of earners is Sixers’ owner Josh Harris and his Apollo Global Management teammates. Now, Harris didn’t pull in the $546.3 million that Apollo’s CEO Leon Black took home in dividends and investment proceeds…

  3. Tina Fey and Jimmy Fallon ate Pica’s pizza on the Tonight Show [VIDEO]

    Mar 4, 2014, 8:32 AM EDT

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    Kids who grew up in Delaware County are used to their place of origin being the brunt of many a jokes. And for the most part Delco earns it. That said, there are a few treasures nobody can take from us. Former Sixers GM Ed Stefanski and longtime L.A. Angels Manager Mike Scioscia as well…

  4. #TBT: A portrait of the sports blogger as a little kid

    Feb 27, 2014, 10:39 AM EDT

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    Most people remember the 1985-86 Sixers for names like Dr. J, Moses Malone, Sir Charles Barkley, Andrew Toney, Mo Cheeks, Bobby Jones, etc. The team was still stacked with incredible talent. But not many remember the rookie sensation that was Terry Catledge. I do. Why do I? Because it wasn’t Moses or Mo or even…

  5. Jon Stewart made a cheesesteak joke and it wasn’t awful

    Feb 21, 2014, 11:47 AM EDT

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    Jon Stewart made the decision to tread on the rarely successful land of cheesesteak jokes on Thursday night’s edition of The Daily Show. It was in a segment about Hot Pockets being recalled and referenced a croissant cheesesteak offered by the world’s leading meat pocket maker. The croissant angle led him to the obvious Geno’s…

  6. VIDEO: Most of the Flyers are pulling for Canada today so [boo] them

    Feb 21, 2014, 10:30 AM EDT

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    We can all go back to cheering for the Orange and Black next week, but for today, know that the majority of the guys you pull for on the ice all season long will be rooting for Canada to crush your beloved Americans over in Russia. But Hal Gil’? THAT DUDE IS ONE HELLUVA HOCKEY…

  7. You gotta see the flashy kicks Nerlens Noel was rocking at TU-UConn last night

    Feb 21, 2014, 9:30 AM EDT

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    Now that Sam Hinkie went and traded Spencer Hawes and Evan Turner, the 27 games left on the Sixers’ slate this season are going to be brutal. Not that they weren’t going to be brutal before, but even more so now without two of their old starters. One of the lone aspects of the stretch…

  8. The Clippers’ plane had to stop to let Byron Mullens off yesterday after he got traded

    Feb 21, 2014, 7:07 AM EDT

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    The NBA trade deadline is a pretty exciting day for fans hoping their team could make the big move at any moment that could right the Brett Brown ship with eight holes in it. But it’s obviously not all that fun for those who actually play in the league whose place of residence and work…

  9. HINKIE DAY: The Sixers now with FOUR new second round picks from today alone

    Feb 20, 2014, 1:00 PM EDT

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    Updated mock draft pic.twitter.com/ICertJsaBH — Zoo With Roy (@zoowithroy) February 20, 2014 It’s 12:56 pm as I type this and Sam Hinkie and the Sixers have acquired FOUR additional second round picks today alone. All they’ve given up, according to reports, are Spencer Hawes and some cash. The Sixers will also get Eric Maynor in…

  10. Scott Hartnell reading a fake Bernie Parent children’s book is pretty good

    Feb 20, 2014, 12:49 PM EDT

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    We’ve talked about Scott Hartnell’s children’s book on numerous occasions in the past but did you know former Flyers goalie and brilliant Philly.com contributor / love doctor Bernie Parent also has a children’s book? Well, he doesn’t really, but the folks over at WMMR’s Preston and Steve show thought it’d be a good idea to…

  11. Carlos Ruiz has an Adderall exemption from MLB for 2014

    Feb 19, 2014, 1:06 PM EDT

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    We may have missed this over the winter when it was first reported, but a PBT post today highlighting Bob Brookover’s Inquirer column this morning informed us that Phillies catcher Carlos Ruiz received an exemption from MLB that will allow him to take Adderall in 2014. This is notable, of course, because Ruiz received a…

  12. There’s a possum invading Phillies spring training right now [UPDATE]

    Feb 19, 2014, 11:03 AM EDT

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    Playing possum @Phillies Spring Training. #wildlife #SpringTraining #Phillies pic.twitter.com/fiIPHKnOr8 — David Maialetti (@davidmaialetti) February 19, 2014 Once again, the Daily News’ David Maialetti is there to document the action down in Clearwater, Florida at Phillies spring training camp. CSN’s Jim Salsbury put his photography skills to good use as well. That guy is multi-talented. Visitor at…

  13. Next key date in Sixers’ rebuilding plan? ‘Early ticket renewal’

    Feb 19, 2014, 9:55 AM EDT

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    The Sixers’ organization, by most accounts, is headed in the right direction. In the sense that, they’ve got a pile of something and they’re trying to build something better out of it. You can’t get much worse than just having a pile. Hence, right direction. And the organization is smart enough to even have a…

  14. Young Kevin Grow gets more use out of No. 33 Sixers jersey than Andrew Bynum did, according to Evan Turner

    Feb 18, 2014, 11:34 PM EDT

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    You’ve likely heard the tale of local high schooler Kevin Grow who had the amazing opportunity to sign a two-day contract with the Sixers and tag along with the team for a whole bunch of events. The young baller’s run was capped off this evening with a chance to hang with the Sixers’ players in…

  15. Pizza Hut Delivers: West Chester kid gets $10k after original half-court shot debacle

    Feb 18, 2014, 5:25 PM EDT

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    Fans who aren’t big on following rules were outraged after a West Chester University student was seemingly robbed of the $10,000 owed to him for hitting a half-court shot at a game last week. Turns out, the rules said he had to hit all of the shots in succession, and that meant no big cash…

  16. Chris Bosh of all people says the Phillie Phanatic is scary looking

    Feb 18, 2014, 4:02 PM EDT

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    The Starters crew over at NBA.com did their uniquely quirky thing at All-Star Game Weekend down in New Orleans and, once again, it did not disappoint. First, they had some fun asking the stars of the big game what kind of smoothies they would make. But more apropos to this website is when they asked…

  17. Photo: Chooch-vision

    Feb 18, 2014, 2:20 PM EDT

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    Chooch-vision #phillies #SpringTraining #mlb pic.twitter.com/6EglqnHC2g — David Maialetti (@davidmaialetti) February 18, 2014 Great shot from Daily News photog David Maialetti of Carlos Ruiz down at Phillies spring training in Clearwater, Florida. A couple more photos from Tuesday by Tommy Gilligan for USA Today Sports below:

  18. Jason Avant writes about lack of diversity training in NFL in regards to Incognito-Martin saga, ties in Riley Cooper mess

    Feb 18, 2014, 1:47 PM EDT

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    Philadelphia Eagles wide receiver Jason Avant took his typically sure hands on the football field and used  them to write for Sports Illustrated about the Richie Incognito-Jonathan Martin situation down in Miami. Avant believes Miami’s locker room is not a typical situation but also points out the lack of diversity training in the NFL in…

  19. Photos and video of Cupid’s Undie Run in South Philly

    Feb 17, 2014, 11:29 AM EDT

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    Hundreds of people gathered in South Philadelphia on Saturday afternoon to run around in the cold rain and snow and then drink beer afterwards. And they did it all while only wearing their underwear. Seems totally normal, I know. It was all part of the second annual Cupid’s Undie Run which takes place in cities…

  20. Noted Cowboys’ fan Dom Brown received a personalized Philadelphia Eagles jersey, says he’ll wear it

    Feb 15, 2014, 6:58 PM EDT

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    The city of Philadelphia briefly pondered exiling Phillies outfielder Dom Brown after he tweeted a photo of himself at the Linc in a Cowboys jersey during an Eagles game. Alas, most of us just drank another beer and forgot about the whole thing a minute later. Not CSN/NBC’s John Clark, however. Clark is down in…

  21. The best and worst Philly sports related Valentine’s Day things

    Feb 14, 2014, 1:19 PM EDT

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    Hopefully you’re dusting off your Clarence Love Eagles jersey and heading out to a romantic dinner with your significant other down at Xfinity Live! this evening. But before you do, check out these inspiring messages of love on this Valentine’s Day. This post was inspired by the handy work of friend of the Level, Philly…

  22. Shocker: Roy Halladay may sleep in a little now, run less

    Feb 14, 2014, 11:16 AM EDT

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    Roy Halladay returning to the Philadelphia Phillies organization as a pitching instructor this spring was a move greeted overwhelmingly positive by fans. Roy’s exactly the kind of guy you want melding the minds and arms of the team’s pitchers of tomorrow. But when word of his return as an instructor first broke, many wondered whether…

  23. Spencer Hawes has Barack Obama toilet paper, according to Evan Turner

    Feb 14, 2014, 10:42 AM EDT

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    Evan Turner’s Instagram account can drop something of incredibly high quality at any moment. Like when he’s on the crapper at Spencer Hawes’ house for example. The Kid ET posted the above photo of what appears to be toilet paper with President Barack Obama’s face on it. Sixers fans have come to know Spencer’s Republican…

  24. Hi Cliff! Missed you.

    Feb 13, 2014, 3:36 PM EDT

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    Feb 13, 2014; Clearwater, FL, USA; Members of the Philadelphia Phillies stretches at the start of Thursday’s workout at Bright House Networks Field. Mandatory Credit: Jonathan Dyer-USA TODAY Sports More Spring Training photos below! All shots by USA Today Sports

  25. BASEBALL PHOTO GALLERY! Pitchers and catchers and palm trees and green grass

    Feb 13, 2014, 12:53 PM EDT

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    I don’t know what’s outside your window right now but I’m willing to bet it’s white or gray and has no hint of sunlight whatsoever. So with that, let’s look at some of the first photos to emerge from Spring Training 2014 down in Clearwater, Florida. Philadelphia Phillies baseball is just around the corner. Get…