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What’s Next? Now that a lucky bounce has sent the Philadelphia 76ers home for the summer, the real work is about to begin

May 17, 2019

ABOVE PHOTO: Toronto Raptors forward Kawhi Leonard, center, reacts with teammates after making the game-winning shot as Philadelphia 76ers center Joel Embiid (21) walks away at the end of an NBA Eastern Conference semifinal basketball game, in Toronto, Sunday, May 12, 2019. (Nathan Denette/The Canadian Press via AP) By Chris Murray  For the Philadelphia Sunday…

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Painful Process: Embiid’s woes coming at bad time for 76ers

May 10, 2019

ABOVE PHOTO: Joel Embiid (AP Photo/Morry Gash) By Brian Mahoney associated press Joel Embiid doesn’t know if he will feel better. He certainly knows he has to play better. He’s battling an illness, looking like someone who’d rather be in bed than on the court. But the Philadelphia 76ers need their All-Star center, so Embiid…

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Philadelphia Phillies chairman David Montgomery dies at 72

May 8, 2019

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Phillies chairman David Montgomery, who was team president during Philadelphia’s 2008 World Series championship season, has died. He was 72. The team issued a statement Wednesday saying Montgomery died after a five-year fight with cancer. Montgomery spent nearly 50 years working for the Phillies, starting in the ticket office in 1971. He…

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Help Wanted

May 3, 2019

ABOVE PHOTO: Toronto Raptors forward Pascal Siakam, center, drives to the bet past Philadelphia 76ers guard JJ Redick, left, and Philadelphia 76ers center Joel Embiid (21) during the second half of a second-round NBA basketball playoff game in Toronto, Monday, April 29, 2019. (Nathan Denette/The Canadian Press via AP) If the Philadelphia 76ers hope to…

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Will Familiarity Breed A Win?

April 25, 2019

ABOVE PHOTO: Philadelphia 76ers’ Ben Simmons, top, of Australia, dunks the ball as Brooklyn Nets’ Jarrett Allen, left, looks away during the second half in Game 5 of a first-round NBA basketball playoff series, Tuesday, April 23, 2019, in Philadelphia. The 76ers won 122-100. (AP Photo/Chris Szagola) The Philadelphia 76ers once again find themselves in…

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Flyers remove statue of late singer Kate Smith

April 22, 2019

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — The Philadelphia Flyers removed a statue of late singer Kate Smith outside NHL team’s arena Sunday, two days after covering it amid allegations of racism against the 1930s star with a popular recording of “God Bless America.” “The NHL principle ‘Hockey is for Everyone’ is at the heart of everything the Flyers…

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Continuing To Bounce

April 19, 2019

ABOVE PHOTO: Philadelphia 76ers’ Ben Simmons, left, of Australia, goes up for the shot against Brooklyn Nets’ Jarrett Allen, right, during the first half in Game 2 of a first-round NBA basketball playoff series, Monday, April 15, 2019, in Philadelphia. (AP Photo/Chris Szagola) The Philadelphia 76ers showed flashes of brilliance in Game Two of their…

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The Philadelphia Flyers cover statue of singer Kate Smith amid racism allegations

April 19, 2019

Photo above: Singer Kate Smith/Shutterstock PHILADELPHIA (AP) — The Philadelphia Flyers are covering a statue of singer Kate Smith outside their arena, following the New York Yankees in cutting ties and looking into allegations of racism against the 1930s star with a popular recording of “God Bless America.” Flyers officials said Friday they also plan…

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Magic Johnson abruptly resigns as Lakers’ president

April 12, 2019

ABOVE PHOTO: Earvin ‘Magic’ Johnson (Photo: Shutterstock) By Greg Beacham associated press LOS ANGELES — Magic Johnson abruptly quit as the Los Angeles Lakers’ president of basketball operations Tuesday night, citing his desire to return to the simpler life he enjoyed as a wealthy businessman and beloved former player before taking charge of this tempestuous…

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