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Kevin Durant salutes Allen Iverson, says he is pound for pound 'the best'

Monday, September 15, 2014, 7:12 PM
Even in retirement, Allen Iverson’s influence lives on. Iverson, an 11-time all-star, was one of basketball’s most influential players, both on and off the court, as his style and attitude made him an endearing enigma. Many of the game’s greatest, past and present, have acknowledged... Read more

LeSean McCoy's 20 cent tip receipt now going for ...

Monday, September 15, 2014, 4:35 PM
[UPDATE, 10:00 p.m.]: McCoy's receipt is now going for $99,900. [click to enlarge] From before: Re-live the Eagles' contribution to the Worst Week in NFL History by picking up the check! LeSean McCoy's now legendary receipt, on which he tipped servers at Philadelphia's PYT restaurant a mere 20... Read more

Caption Contest winners: Foles versus the Colts

Monday, September 15, 2014, 8:27 AM
On Monday, I asked for your best caption suggestions for my new Nick Foles cartoon. Congrats to GuyBlur, who came up with the winning caption, posted above. Here are the runner-ups: “I can see you. Monday night, a victory celebration dinner with McCoy, and the waiter is spitting in your... Read more

USA Today predicts 76ers will break NBA futility record

Thursday, September 11, 2014, 6:28 PM
USA Today began rolling out their ‘NBA Watchability Rankings’ for 2014-15 this week, and it’s safe to say that they don’t have very high expectations for the Sixers this season. The publication ranked Philadelphia’s franchise as the 30th, or least watchable team in the... Read more

September 11: NFL liars, racist GMs. What's next?

Thursday, September 11, 2014, 5:11 PM
On mobile? Click here to enlarge Yes, the phones are the problem. Let's all put our phones in the garbage disposal so the news can't get us. What's that? Yes, the computers, too. And the televisions. What if our friends start talking about the news? Well, into the garbage disposal they go. Yes... Read more

The young 76ers lack veteran leadership

Wednesday, September 10, 2014, 2:13 PM
Over the past 15 months, the 76ers have transformed themselves from a middling team strapped with some chunky contracts for sub-star players to an extremely young team with copious cap space and financial flexibility. Except for a few older outliers, the team’s lineup could pass as a college... Read more

Phillies are after the second Wild Card spot, apparently

Wednesday, September 10, 2014, 2:02 PM
It's mid-September, and Ben Revere has a message for you disparagers: @Phillies CF Ben Revere tells @6abc that the team is trying to "make history" and "trying to bust their tails to get last wildcard spot". — mark meany (@markmeany) September 9, 2014 You heard the man. Ten games under .500... Read more

Amaro: Fans only care about wins and losses

Wednesday, September 10, 2014, 10:48 AM
They did it. They got all the Philadelphia sports general managers in the same room, on the same stage, for a panel at the Rothman Institute Sports Summit. Now we just wait for them to form Philly Sports Voltron and destroy our enemies. Dan Gelston of the Associated Press was there, as we can see... Read more

Caption Contest: Foles versus the Colts

Tuesday, September 9, 2014, 4:18 PM
Nick Foles came out of the gates rocky last Sunday against the Jaguars, but turned things around in the second half in route to a 34-17 Eagles win. With the Birds facing off against the Indianapolis Colts Monday night, what's your predicition for Foles' performance? Submit your best ideas in the... Read more

Video: Hofmann talks Eagles D, Penn State sanctions, Ray Rice case

Tuesday, September 9, 2014, 11:17 AM
The Daily News' Rich Hofmann joins CineSport's Noah Coslov to answer questions about the Eagles DBs vs. Andrew Luck, the Penn State sanctions and the next steps in the Ray Rice case. Read more
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