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Archive: October, 2011

Another stakeout

Thursday, October 20, 2011, 10:53 AM
The NBA lockout continues with this afternoon's mediated bargaining session in New York. For the third consecutive day, the owners and union will sit down with federal mediator George Cohen in an attempt to bridge the gap on any number of issues. The two sides have spent around 22 hours at the bargaining... Read more

Sixers, NBA lockout chat with Kate Fagan

Thursday, October 20, 2011, 10:16 PM
Join the Inquirer's Kate Fagan as she takes your Sixers and NBA lockout questions in a live chat, beginning Friday at 1 p.m. On a mobile phone? Click HERE to join the chat! Read more

NBA, union break off talks

Thursday, October 20, 2011, 7:56 PM
To follow Live from NYC, click here: Deep Sixer. The NBA and the union have ended their bargaining session here in New York after making very little progress. Federal mediators were involved in the talks, but after about 5 1/2 hours of negotiating today (and about 30 hours over the last three days)... Read more

76ers: trying to stay relevant

Wednesday, October 19, 2011, 11:44 AM
Tuesday's press conference at The Palestra produced more 76ers' news than the previous three months combined. I know the diehard Sixers' fans would rather be discussing trade moves and roster upgrades, but we'll work with what we've got. Fellow Inquirer reporter Marc Narducci camped out at a New York... Read more

16 Hours of Negotiations Produces No Deal, No Comment

Wednesday, October 19, 2011, 2:42 AM
NEW YORK -- The marathon NBA labor negotiations ended shortly after 2 a.m. on Wednesday, approximately 16 hours after they began. Federal mediator George Cohen presided over the meeting between full bargaining committees of the National Basketball Players Association and owners a day after he met... Read more

Long Night Of NBA Negotiations Has Yet To End

Wednesday, October 19, 2011, 12:06 AM
(UPDATE: It's about 2:15 a.m. and we are getting indications that negotiations are concluding) NEW YORK – What a scene. We came to cover the NBA labor negotiations and ended up at a slumber party. Well, not really, but the meetings began at 10 a.m. Not all reporters got there then, but this... Read more

76ers new ownership takes stage

Tuesday, October 18, 2011, 3:14 PM
Today was an important day in the history of the 76ers franchise. Comcast-Spectacor has officially sold the team to a new ownership group, which is led by New York billionaire Joshua Harris and includes a handful of other investors including David Blitzer, Art Wrubel, Jason Levien, Martin Geller, David... Read more

76ers will make "major announcement" tomorrow

Monday, October 17, 2011, 7:45 PM
The 76ers have issued a release stating they have a "major announcement" they will make tomorrow at The Palestra. As reported at the end of last week, Comcast-Spectacor's sale of the Sixers has been approved by the NBA's Board of Governors. Tomorrow's announcement will be the introduction of the... Read more

Sale of Sixers approved

Friday, October 14, 2011, 3:54 PM
Comcast-Spectacor's sale of the 76ers has been approved by the NBA's Board of Governors, confirmed an NBA source. As reported in Friday's Inquirer, the sale is expected to officially close next week, with the new ownership likely speaking publicly next week. The new ownership group is led by New York... Read more

Is lockout good or bad for 76ers?

Tuesday, October 11, 2011, 10:55 AM
Twitter: Deep Sixer. This summer has been about numbers and money and negotiations, rarely about analysis and how this lockout will affect, specifically, the 76ers. And this summer has almost never been about basketball. It's never been about Jrue Holiday's outside shot or Nikola Vucevic's up-and-under... Read more
About this blog

Keith Pompey has been an Inquirer reporter since September 2004 and took over the Sixers beat in the summer of 2013 after covering Temple basketball and football for the previous three years.

Marc Narducci has served in a variety of roles with the Inquirer since beginning in 1983. He has covered the 76ers as a backup and a beat writer. In addition, Narducci has covered everything from the Super Bowl to the World Series and a lot in between.

Keith Pompey Inquirer Staff Writer
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