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Big East
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A New Book Traces the Rocky, Riveting History of Big East Hoops

Just as college basketball season gets rolling, The Athletic sportswriter Dana O’Neil presents us with a new book, The Big East: Inside the Most Entertaining […]

photos of some of the philadelphia sports stars on the cameo app
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The Definitive List of Philly Athletes Trying to Make Some Extra Cash on Cameo

In times of yore, Philadelphia sports stars, semi-stars and utter has-beens would show up at memorabilia conventions and VIP events at the stadiums to sign […]

Be Well Philly

How the Sixers Are Staying Fit and Eating Healthy at Home Right Now

Over two months ago, the NBA announced it would be suspending the remainder of the season due to the coronavirus pandemic. The decision came minutes […]

Kobe Bryant at Lower Merion
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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 […]

aaron mckie
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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 […]

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Temple Coach Fran Dunphy Deserved Better

Last March 10th, after Temple men’s basketball lost to Wichita State in a conference-tournament quarterfinal, a reporter asked Owls coach Fran Dunphy about his future […]

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Half-Court at Midlife

Twenty-five years ago, I started an early-Sunday-morning half-court basketball game with a bunch of guys. Some I knew from work, some from growing up (or […]

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Three-on-Three Basketball Is Now an Olympic Sport

The International Olympic Committee announced on Friday that men’s and women’s three-on-three basketball has been added to the 2020 Summer games along with 14 other […]

Power Rangers
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Sixers Minor League Team to Wear Power Rangers Jerseys

Hey kids! Remember the Power Rangers? Well now they’re back, in a new film coming out later this month. And the merchandising tie-ins are already […]

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President Obama Will Host Villanova Wildcats at White House

I want to thank Villanova and my teammates for everything this year. I will never forget the memories I made and the people I met […]

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Villanova One Win From Final Four After Another Easy Victory

Sure, why not pic.twitter.com/4KK0PAnYV0 — Deadspin (@Deadspin) March 24, 2016 The shot clock was winding down. Villanova’s Kris Jenkins had the ball closer to mid-court […]

Wilt Chamberlain
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Recording of Wilt Chamberlain’s 100-Point Game to be Preserved by Library of Congress

A recording of the fourth-quarter of Wilt Chamberlain’s famous 100-point game will be preserved by the Library of Congress, the institution announced today. The recording […]

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Neshaminy Coach Returns to Classroom

The Neshaminy basketball coach who drew national attention for apparently head-butting a referee during a game has returned to his teaching position, officials said, but […]

Things to Do

Taylor Swift Gets Banner at L.A.’s Staples Center — Before the Clippers

In the course of her rather short career Wyomissing native Taylor Swift has already sold out 16 shows at Los Angeles’s Staples Center. She’s in the […]

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Report: Former Penn State Basketball Player Detained on Suspicion of Terrorism

A former Penn State basketball player was reportedly detained on suspicion of terrorism as he tried to join his new team in France, his European […]