Feb 1, 2012, 11:10 AM EDT
The beginning of the end of Philadelphia being a two newspaper town seems to be here. We’re told guild members were informed via email about management’s plans to align the Daily News’ and Inquirer’s sports staffs along with the Philly.com staff to work together to better compete with outsiders as opposed to each other.
Jan 31, 2012, 2:46 PM EDT
One could probably say that aside from Michael Jordan, no basketball player has been more connected to the hip-hop genre than Allen Iverson. So it’s no surprise to see that an up-and-coming rapper from East Memphis, Tennessee wrote an entire song about the once beloved and currently struggling Philadelphia 76ers legend. [listen to the mp3 below]
Jan 31, 2012, 1:24 PM EDT
Allen Iverson has been ordered to fork over boatloads of money that he owes to a jeweler. The Sporting News has the details, “A Georgia judge commandeered the bank account of former NBA star Allen Iverson in order to pay out a substantial debt for an unpaid jewelry bill in a summary judgement on Monday”
Jan 31, 2012, 2:56 AM EDT
We didn’t want you to be the only person in line for coffee this morning who hadn’t seen Blake Griffin’s monster posterization of Kendrick Perkins.
Jan 30, 2012, 10:22 PM EDT
The Sixers nearly let an 18-point lead slip away late, but still secured the win against the free-falling Orlando Magic.
Jan 30, 2012, 6:03 PM EDT
The Philadelphia 76ers now play seven games against teams with winning records, starting tonight at home against the Orland Magic.
Jan 30, 2012, 12:12 PM EDT
Thanks to someone known as “White Mike,” we’re treated to video of rapper Lil Wayne, aka Weezy, weighing in with his thoughts on the red hot Philadelphia 76ers.
Jan 30, 2012, 11:33 AM EDT
Andre Iguodala had quite the 28th birthday. He started with a ridiculous self alley-oop, then a triple double, then washed it down with a cake made in his own image.
Jan 29, 2012, 5:00 PM EDT
Evan Turner holds Magic Johnson to a reasonable standard, dangling iTunes-related ramifications in the balance.
Jan 29, 2012, 1:42 PM EDT
Is an All Star big man on the Sixers’ wish list? Could the target in question currently reside in their own division? CSN’s John Finger reports the 76ers have indeed contacted the rival New York Knicks about one Amare Stoudemire, who the team also was linked to in potential deals of years past.
Jan 27, 2012, 9:33 PM EDT
The Sixers are quite good at pounding the crap our of lowly opponents this season. We both know this very well and love it eve more. The only real thing we learned on Friday night is that the Charlotte Bobcats may be as bad as the Washington Wizards.
Jan 27, 2012, 7:14 PM EDT
The Sixers host the Charlotte Bobcats with Will Smith in the building.
Jan 27, 2012, 3:53 PM EDT
Jrue Holiday was asked about whether he thought the bobblehead being given away to fans looked anything like him. He said it adds about 30 years to his look.
Jan 27, 2012, 3:22 PM EDT
They’re not floor seats at the Lakers, but Will Smith is set to sit courtside a the Wells Fargo this evening in South Philadelphia as the Sixers take on the Charlotte Bobcats. After becoming a part owner in the franchise when Josh Harris and his group purchased the team from Ed Snider this summer, this will be the Fresh Prince’s first time watching Doug Collins’ boys up close from courtside.
Jan 27, 2012, 3:20 PM EDT
Philadelphia 76es head coach is scheduled to be on ESPN’s “Pardon the Interruption” shortly after 5:30 p.m. Friday evening.
Jan 26, 2012, 1:48 PM EDT
Sixers CEO Adam Aron made a lot of Sixers fans happy today…
Jan 26, 2012, 9:59 AM EDT
A look at some of the stories you’ll be talking about today in the Philly sports world.
Jan 25, 2012, 10:35 PM EDT
Deron Williams killed the Sixers all night long on Wednesday night, finishing with 34 points and 11 dimes, including the easy layup with seconds left in regulation to send the game into overtime. The Sixers had their chances to take the game in the extra frame, but Deron was too much for them to handle on this night.
Jan 25, 2012, 5:37 PM EDT
The Philadelphia 76ers take on the New Jersey Nets at home, with both teams missing some crucial pieces.
Jan 25, 2012, 1:01 PM EDT
John Hollinger released some updated playoff odds based on his own power rankings today that are pretty intriguing for Sixers fans. Yeah, we’ve watched this team all season and see how they can beat the crap out of piss poor teams like the Wizards, and they can hang with solid teams like the Denver Nugets, but in the back of our mind we all don’t think they’re quite ready to contend for an NBA title just yet. Right?
Jan 25, 2012, 11:25 AM EDT
The Fresh Prince of Bell Air will make his first trip to the Wells Fargo Center as partial owner of the Sixers on Friday night.
Jan 24, 2012, 12:00 PM EDT
Just think, if Lou Williams can talk his way out of a mugging, imagine what he can talk you into just moments before a game.
Jan 23, 2012, 11:13 PM EDT
Former Temple star Lavoy Allen had his best night as an NBA player on Monday and hit a huge bucket to give 10,100 fans free Big Macs. He wants his.
Jan 23, 2012, 10:06 PM EDT
The Philadelphia 76ers move to 12-5 after handily dispatching the Washington Wizards at the Wells Fargo Center.
Jan 23, 2012, 5:42 PM EDT
Fear the worst as the Philadelphia Sixers take on the Washington Wizards tonight without either of their starting centers.
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