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Ronald Roberts reportedly signs with the Sixers

Tuesday, August 12, 2014, 3:43 PM
The 76ers have signed former St. Joe’s forward Ronald Roberts Jr. to a three-year, partially guaranteed contract, according to Sportsnado. Roberts played impressively for the Sixers this summer, averaging 10 points and seven rebounds in the Orlando Pro Summer League, while showing off toughness... Read more

Report: Cole Hamels 'open to a deal with the Red Sox'

Tuesday, August 12, 2014, 1:34 PM
With baseball’s non-waiver trade deadline consigned to history, the focus of trade rumors now shifts to the offseason. Not surprisingly, the Phillies are already in the spotlight. And it’s a safe bet that they will continue to be until Ruben Amaro Jr. realizes quite a few fans are just... Read more

ESPN predicts that the 76ers will finish last in the East in 2014-15

Tuesday, August 12, 2014, 12:47 PM
In news that could be considered the opposite of shocking, ESPN has predicted that the 76ers will finish last in the NBA’s Eastern Conference for the 2014-15 season. Every summer, ESPN’s panel of experts run a Summer Forecast series that predicts outcomes of the upcoming season, including... Read more

Phanatic Taney cartoon caption contest

Tuesday, August 12, 2014, 11:14 AM
Everyone in Philly, including the Phanatic, are rooting for the Taney Dragons after their crushing defeat over Newark, Del. on Sunday, sending the youngsters to the Little League World Series. With the Phillies stuck in a unending cycle of stink, I wonder what Phillies GM Ruben Amaro and manager Ryne... Read more

Video: Why Patriots aren't cheaters

Tuesday, August 12, 2014, 11:10 AM
The Daily News' Rich Hofmann & CineSport's Noah Coslov discuss whether it's fair to call the Patriots cheaters. Plus, they talk Ryan Howard and the reported Anthony Bennett-Thaddeus Young deal. Read more

Michael Carter-Williams hits a home run off of Magic Johnson in charity softball game

Monday, August 11, 2014, 12:46 PM
At the Jeffrey Osbourne Celebrity Softball Classic over the weekend, Sixers’ reigning Rookie of the Year Michael Carter-Williams showed off some skills at another sport. The Classic, which raises money for the Osbourne Foundation and the Pawtucket Red Sox Charitable Trust, was attended by several... Read more

You all just didn't understand the context of Jerry Jones' pictures with strippers

Monday, August 11, 2014, 9:56 AM
C'mon, guys. As usual, you're embarrassing yourselves. Yes, that's Cowboys owner Jerry Jones in those pictures, in some very clear compromising positions, in a bathroom, with some strippers. Everybody was a consenting adult; some consenting a little harder than others. At least one mainstream media... Read more

Foles Romo cartoon caption contest winners

Sunday, August 10, 2014, 9:07 AM
On Monday, I asked for your best caption suggestions for my new Phanatic cartoon. Congrats to Mike, who came up with the winning caption, posted above. Here are the runner-ups: "I thought Sanchez said he was a polar bear?" – @BroadStBeat "I'd offer to help, but it's the fourth quarter."... Read more

Roy Halladay finally goes to zoo with stranger from internet

Friday, August 8, 2014, 1:27 PM
Once upon a time, there was a dence Phillies blogosphere, choked with voices. Some were serious and charismatic, and they became slate gray media professionals. Some were analytical and goofy, and they became statisticians. Some were goofy and caffeinated, and they disappeared into the internet. But... Read more

Watch future Sixer Anthony Bennett's highlight reel

Friday, August 8, 2014, 10:06 AM
Check out some of the 2013 top draft pick's best moments from 2014. Read more
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