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Maia Weintraub
City Life

Meet Maia Weintraub, Philly’s Teenage Fencing Phenom

Adi Nott is kind of a big deal in fencing. A four-time All-American at Notre Dame and a member of the 2011 U.S. women’s foil […]

Be Well Philly

How This Philly-Area Athlete Is Training for the 2022 Winter Olympics

As a kid, sledding down a snowy hill was pure joy, with a hint of thrill. Getting air time off a snow bank? Major bonus. […]

joe girardi
City Life

Can Phillies Fans Learn to Love a Bunch of New Yorkers?

If I’m paying attention when I walk around my South Philly neighborhood, I see these stickers. They’re black, white and red — making prominent use […]

phillies spring training
City Life

The Best Thing That Happened This Week: Baseball Again. Thank God.

On Wednesday, Phillies pitchers and catchers held their first season workout in Florida under new manager Joe Girardi. The rest of the team is due to […]

Kobe Bryant at Lower Merion
City Life

Anthony Gargano: Kobe Was Forever a Philadelphian

The images of Kobe flashed all day yesterday, stringing together a rush of sadness and sobering thoughts of mortality and the fragileness of life. Young […]

City Life

Is Brett Brown the Right Coach to Lead Ben Simmons and Joel Embiid to a Championship?

Early in this season of marvelous possibility, two roars at the 76ers’ sold-out arena in South Philadelphia sounded something of a warning. The first, during […]

joel embiid trash talk
City Life

Joel Embiid Has a Trash Talk Problem

From the day Joel Embiid was drafted by the Sixers, the center’s impish social media presence was a delight — a welcome contrast to the […]

kyle horner eagles pastor
City Life

Meet the Cherry Hill Pastor Who Hears the Eagles’ Prayers

He gets it. Which is no small thing. Kyle Horner, pastor of Connect Church in Cherry Hill — the spiritual home to several Philadelphia Eagles, […]

City Life

Tickets for the Eagles-Giants Game in Philly on Monday Are Downright Cheap

I’ve never been to an Eagles game at Lincoln Financial Field — either because tickets have always been too expensive or because the season ticket-holder […]

joel embiid dancing
City Life

The Best Thing That Happened This Week: Joel Embiid Dances

What a glum world we live in. Halloween, a West Chester prof declares, is sexist. A decorated war hero, Republicans say, is a traitor. Kids are […]

aaron mckie
City Life

Temple’s New Basketball Coach Talks Allen Iverson and the Team’s Owl Mascot

My full name is … Aaron Fitzgerald McKie. I actually don’t know where the “Fitzgerald” came from. Maybe Kennedy? I grew up in … North […]

joe girardi phillies
City Life

New Phillies Manager Joe Girardi Is the King of Managerial Meltdowns

There are any number of intangible factors that probably play some role in producing a successful baseball manager. Is the ability to throw a Popeye-style cartoonish […]

ben simmons three pointer
City Life

The Best Thing That Happened This Week: Ben Simmons Sinks a Three

Ben Simmons isn’t like you and me. For starters, he’s not from around here. He dates supermodels. He makes movies. He makes Rookie of the Year. He […]

City Life

The New Flyers Rage Room Is an Outrageously Bad Idea

Philadelphia Flyers fans haven’t celebrated a championship in more than four decades, so you could forgive them for being a little angry. The team, apparently […]

carson wentz dinner
City Life

The Best Thing That Happened This Week: Greater Love Hath No Quarterback

If you’ve ever had a drink — and who hasn’t, really? — you can’t help but be impressed, as we were, by the dedication described […]