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Michael Carter-Williams not yet cleared for five-on-five contact

Thursday, August 28, 2014, 7:13 PM
One of the few things that the Philadelphia faithful has to look forward to this Sixers season is the development, and hopefully improving play of second-year stud Michael Carter-Williams. After his impressive, and somewhat surprising rookie campaign in which he led all of his rookie peers in most... Read more

76ers GM Sam Hinkie amused by Joel Embiid's Twitter antics

Wednesday, August 27, 2014, 3:07 PM
Sixers’ 2014 lottery selection Joel Embiid has drawn a lot of attention for his comical use of Twitter since his selection by the Sixers. The seven-foot center has used the social media platform to court Kim Kardashian and Rihanna, and he even tried to recruit LeBron James to the 76ers before... Read more

August 27: Those Whining Phillies

Wednesday, August 27, 2014, 12:09 PM
On mobile? Click here to enlarge Is it just me, or is there a lot of crying coming out of the Phillies' locker room these days? First, it was Ryan Howard, who bemoaned the fact fans felt the $25 million a year ex-slugger was overpaid and seemed checked-out. He suggested fans might want to walk in... Read more

Sam Hinkie: Thaddeus Young trade 'challenging,' but 'necessary'

Wednesday, August 27, 2014, 11:29 AM
"This is a move we think moves our program forward," 76ers general manager Sam Hinkie said on a conference call on Tuesday regarding the trade that sent Thaddeus Young to Minnesota, netting the Sixers forward Luc Mbah a Moute, guard Alexey Shved and a top-10-protected first-round pick. “Thad... Read more

Would Eagles be No. 2 in AFC?

Tuesday, August 26, 2014, 11:30 AM
The Daily News' Rich Hofmann joins CineSport's Noah Coslov to talk about the divisions that the Eagles would be favored to win, Rich's favorite wide receiver on this year's team, and Mark Sanchez's future. Read more

Caption Contest: The Sixers' tank

Monday, August 25, 2014, 11:17 AM
Over the weekend, the Sixers finalized a deal that sent Thaddeus Young to Timberwolves in exchange for two expiring contracts and a first-round pick. Lots of people around town still have confidence in Sam Hinkie's "terrible now, good later" approach, but it seems like the "good later" part keeps getting... Read more

Penalty flags cartoon caption contest winners

Monday, August 25, 2014, 9:57 AM
On Monday, I asked for your best caption suggestions for my new cartoon about the flag-happy NFL. Congrats to @Ruin2MorrowJr, who came up with the winning caption, posted above. Here are the runner-ups: "This must be the NFL version of the "Ice Bucket Challenge." – ginomcfad “All... Read more

T-Wolves brags about bounty from Thad Young trade

Saturday, August 23, 2014, 12:32 PM
A Minnesota paper put all the players the Timberwolves got in their trade of Kevin Love to the Cavaliers next to each other: #twolves release trade details in ad, guessing in both papers. This from today's early @PioneerPress Sunday edition pic.twitter.com/Y3P8MK7q7c — John Shipley (@johnDshipley)... Read more

Erupting volcano threatens Penn State's opener

Saturday, August 23, 2014, 11:36 AM
Bardarbunga! The name may not ring a lot of bells for Penn State fans. He's not the new Hawaiian recruit, brought in by an ornery James Franklin to teach this team a thing or two not just about tackling quarterbacks, but about tolerance and respect. He's not that. Not, he is not even a "he." He... Read more

MLB.tv to review foolhardy blackout policy in 2015

Friday, August 22, 2014, 3:41 PM
MLB.tv, in theory, was a good idea. Pay $120, get access to all MLB games for an entire season. For anybody in the habit of getting cable just to watch baseball, it was a salvation. Now, baseball fans could get their fix without getting jacked up by Comcast every 30 days. Is there a more satisfying... Read more
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