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Joel Embiid cartoon caption contest

Tuesday, July 1, 2014, 1:46 PM
Sixers GM Sam Hinkie didn't say it for sure, but signs seem to indicate that Joel Embiid, the third overall pick in this year's NBA Draft, will sit out the entire season. This is nothing new for Sixers fans - Embiid is preceeded by season-long injuries to Nerlens Noel and Andre Bynum. But what should... Read more

Bulls not being subtle in their desire for Carmelo Anthony

Tuesday, July 1, 2014, 1:43 PM
The Bulls are not keeping their innermost desires a secret. Blasting their intense interest in acquiring Carmelo Anthony from the side of the United Center, Chicago is pulling no punches as they attempt to make the Knicks star swoon. Well look what just popped up at the United Center... #Melo #Bulls... Read more

Video: Phillies' trade chips, 76ers' rebuild, and Lane Johnson

Tuesday, July 1, 2014, 12:23 PM
The Daily News' Rich Hofmann and CineSport's Noah Coslov discuss which Phillies will stay and who may go, the interest in 76ers season tickets, and the significance of Lane Johnson's suspension. Read more

Live updates: 2014 NHL free agency

Tuesday, July 1, 2014, 11:55 AM
Follow along for live updates as NHL free agency gets underway Tuesday. Read more

Michael Vick enters the 'crazy zone' of New York radio

Tuesday, July 1, 2014, 11:05 AM
It's been a big week for ex-Eagles quarterbacks. While Kevin Kolb deals with his recent fracture of maritime law, Michael Vick had to do some manuevering of his own while a guest on a New York morning radio show. Vick called in to be interviewed on "Crazy Zone Radio Sports," so you knew things were... Read more

Joel Embiid is likely to sit the entire season for the Sixers

Monday, June 30, 2014, 8:39 PM
He didn’t come out and say it in Monday's conference call with media members, but the writing is on the wall: Joel Embiid likely won’t play for the Sixers this season. Just as general manager Sam Hinkie had no issue with selecting a big guy with injury issues for the second consecutive... Read more

Former Eagles QB Kevin Kolb arrested in Texas for boating while intoxicated

Monday, June 30, 2014, 6:54 PM
Former Eagles quarterback Kevin Kolb was arrested on Saturday for boating while intoxicated in Willacy County, Texas, according to a report by From the report: "The arrest citation was verified by Willacy County Sheriff’s office to Willacy County Sheriff’s... Read more

Waffles come under fire as U.S. gears up for Belgium match

Monday, June 30, 2014, 4:49 PM
The World Cup pits the United States against a plethora of unpredictable opponents. Suddenly, the U.S. is at odds with countries with whom we don't even have a history of hostility or spying scandals. The forthcoming round of 16 match against Belgium has the American populace rushing to abandon all... Read more

Man's head turns into tennis ball at Wimbledon

Monday, June 30, 2014, 12:15 PM
There may not be anymore Americans playing tennis in Wimbledon, but there is this guy, whose head is a pale yellow beacon for tennis fandom. He was captured in what we can only assume is his natural habitat by New York Times reporter John Branch. Pass this guy every day on way to Wimbledon. Stopped... Read more

'Game of Thrones' kits are tipping point in 'Is soccer cool?' debate

Monday, June 30, 2014, 12:03 PM
"In the World Cup, you win, or you die. There is no middle ground." --World Cup announcer Derek Rae, during Monday's France-Nigeria match A lot of media-types have been airing their dirty laundry on soccer, whether or not it's fun, whether or not it will outpace baseball as the national pastime,... Read more
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