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  1. CEO Scott O’Neil promises Malik Rose — Sixers will have a new mascot next year

    Apr 15, 2014, 9:05 AM EDT

    Hip Hop

    Following up on the news that construction could soon be underway on a new practice facility, there appears to be another key addition on the way for the 76ers. Team CEO Scott O’Neil joined Zoo and Malik during last night’s broadcast to hype the team’s surprising success with new season-ticket sales and provide a glimpse…

  2. Read Grantland’s Zach Lowe Just Gush over the Philadelphia 76ers’ Name

    Aug 21, 2013, 12:27 PM EDT

    Art by Milton Un for Grantland.

    You’re not going to find the 76ers in the Top 5 of many lists this offseason. Unless it’s a list for potential Top 5 picks in the 2014 draft or maybe teams who are the furthest under the salary floor. In Hinkie we trust! But fret not Sixers fans. You have a new reason to…

  3. Meet Stella the Owl, Temple’s New Semi-Official Mascot

    Aug 11, 2013, 1:36 PM EDT


    Don’t worry, Hooter’s not going anywhere. But look at the claws on that thing! Meet Stella the Owl. Stella is a 3 1/2-year-old, great horned owl from the Elmwood Park Zoo in Norristown, and she was on hand for Temple’s first team scrimmage on Saturday. Stella is currently expected to grace the Temple sidelines during…

  4. Video: The Phillie Phanatic and Mr. Met Team Up to Fight Cancer in MasterCard Commercial

    Jul 16, 2013, 10:57 AM EDT


    MasterCard aired a great commercial during last night’s Home Run Derby that featured the great mascot of the Philadelphia Phillies and also the mascot of the New York Mets. The Phillie Phanatic and Mr. Met attempt to look past their prank-filled history to get together for lunch which, when paid for with a MasterCard, will…

  5. Phil E. Moose Makes Surprise Appearance at Sixers Home Opener

    Oct 31, 2012, 8:07 PM EDT

    In a surprise move by the Philadelphia 76ers organization, the team introduced their new mascot at their home opener on Wednesday night from the selection of three they had fans vote on during the 2011-12 season.

    Phil E. Moose won in a landslide after Nick took the reins last year and really pushed for the antlers. Okay, that’s not true. At least the part about the Sixers unveiling a new mascot on Wednesday night.

    It’s Halloween and friend of the Level Aaron dressed up in a Phil E. Moose costume.

    [more photos below]

  6. The Sixers’ New Ownership Has Gone Overboard on Fan Involvement

    Apr 18, 2012, 1:48 PM EDT

    There is a difference between making the fans necessary and merely pandering. This feels a whole lot like pandering.

  7. Worrisome Trades, Jumpers in Progress and Absent Mascots: Talking Sixers Basketball with Michael Levin

    Jan 23, 2012, 12:48 PM EDT

    Chatting everything Sixers with Michael Levin of Liberty Ballers: from Jrue and Thad to Elton and Iggy.

  8. Vote for the New Sixers Mascot: Ben, Dogg, or Moose! Wait, What?

    Dec 5, 2011, 6:26 PM EDT

    The Philadelphia 76ers are asking you to vote in an online poll to determine the team’s new mascot. breaks down the candidates and tries to talk you down off the ledge.