Tuesday, March 31, 2015

Bill Murray shows up at La Salle basketball game

Sunday, March 1, 2015, 8:58 AM
Bill Murray showed up unexpectedly in Logan on Saturday, but it wasn’t to peddle a new movie or pop into a random frat party. It was to watch the La Salle Explorers fall to the Rhode Island Rams at the Tom Gola Arena yesterday afternoon, 59-56 Murray’s son, Luke Murray, is an assistant... Read more

K.J. McDaniels not seeing many minutes in Houston

Sunday, March 1, 2015, 4:12 AM
Highlight-reel dunks and acrobatic blocks will define K.J. McDaniels' short stint with the Sixers. In 54 games with the franchise, the former second-round selection proved to be a surprise standout from the highly-hyped 2014 draft class. McDaniels bet on himself last summer by turning down Sam Hinkie's... Read more

Kern & Juliano: Villanova's underrated?

Thursday, February 26, 2015, 5:04 PM
The Daily News’ Mike Kern, Inquirer’s Joe Juliano and CineSport’s Noah Coslov discuss why this Villanova team will have a different NCAA tournament fate than those of the recent past. Read more

Phillies' uniforms ranked second by ESPN's Uni-Watch

Thursday, February 26, 2015, 1:25 PM
The Phillies are going to doing a lot of tinkering over the next few years. Trades will be executed, positions will be swapped, moves will be decried and young players will be given chances. And all the while, everyone will complain or brag about how they aren't bothering to watch. Same old, same old... Read more

Pat Burrell headed to Phillies Wall of Fame

Thursday, February 26, 2015, 10:48 AM
Fresh off the slip 'n slide circuit, former Phillies outfielder Pat Burrell will join the Phillies Wall of Fame this July. Burrell emerged as the early favorite from a field of 12 deserving candidates, including Jim Fregosi and Rick Wise. He is best remembered for his double in the seventh inning... Read more

Pat vs. Philly: Pat Gallen takes on PBA bowler Bill O'Neill

Wednesday, February 25, 2015, 6:19 PM
In the latest edition of Pat vs. Philly, Pat Gallen takes on PBA bowler "The Real Deal" Bill O'Neill. Read more

Caption Contest: Sixers have a mascot problem

Wednesday, February 25, 2015, 9:45 AM
On mobile? Click here to enlarge Over the weekend, some crack reporting found that the actor hired to play Franklin, the new Sixers mascot, not only hates the Sixers, but all Philly sports in general. Yes, some of the tweets were four years ago, but in the wasteland that is Philly sports at the moment... Read more

Were the Sixers willing to trade Joel Embiid at the deadline?

Tuesday, February 24, 2015, 1:38 PM
In his short time in Philadelphia, Sam Hinkie has already become known for his willingness to part with players to acquire future assets, and reigning Rookie of the Year Michael Carter-Williams proved to be no exception, as the point guard was traded at last Thursday’s trade deadline. The Sixers... Read more

Sixers ranked top team in professional sports for their use of analytics

Tuesday, February 24, 2015, 11:06 AM
The Philadelphia 76ers have become the face of the analytic push that is pervading professional sports. They morphed from an anti-analytical franchise under Doug Collins and company to an organization that embraces analytics and all the extra information it affords to decision-making with Sam Hinkie... Read more

Canaan makes ridiculous shot against Heat

Monday, February 23, 2015, 9:07 PM
Isaiah Canaan did his part to endear himself to the Sixers’ faithful with this ridiculous shot against the Miami Heat on Monday. If Canaan keeps making plays like this one, the memory of Michael Carter-Williams will soon fade from Sixers fans’ minds. Vine courtesy of Wesley Share. Read more
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