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Kelly, Hinkie bringing much-needed innovation to their teams

Sat, 07/26/2014 - 19:35
There are no two more intriguing sports figures in Philadelphia these days than Chip Kelly and Sam Hinkie. No one else comes close, and the two of them are fascinating for the same reasons.

Summer sports season is still like a big holiday

Sat, 07/26/2014 - 02:23
All four major pro teams in Philly are giving fans plenty to talk about this summer.

Sixers' Joel Embiid having fun on Twitter

Fri, 07/25/2014 - 23:54
The 76ers will have a bright future if Joel Embiid can translate his Twitter enthusiasm to the court. The injured rookie center asked LeBron James to join the Sixers before eventually blocking the four-time NBA MVP. Embiid then reached out to television personality Kim Kardashian, apparently not knowing she's married to Kanye West.

Sports in Brief: Cavaliers sign rookie Andrew Wiggins

Thu, 07/24/2014 - 23:35
The Cleveland Cavaliers on Thursday signed No. 1 overall draft pick Andrew Wiggins, a contract that prevents him from being traded for 30 days.

Cavaliers sign Wiggins

Thu, 07/24/2014 - 22:12
Under NBA rules, the deal for the No. 1 overall pick prevents a trade from being made for 30 days.

Sixers sign injured Pierre Jackson to partially guaranteed deal

Thu, 07/24/2014 - 18:18
The 76ers signed injured point guard Pierre Jackson to a one-year, partially guaranteed contract on Thursday. The 5-foot-10 rookie will be sidelined six to 12 months after rupturing his right Achilles on July 5 in the second quarter against the Magic in the Orlando Pro Summer League. Jackson suffered the injury while attempting to make a move in the backcourt. He reached down to grab his Achilles and hopped on one leg twice before resting at midcourt.

Philly fans losing their sense of outrage

Wed, 07/23/2014 - 00:56
Philadelphia fans used to be vocal in their displeasure of the city's pro teams; now, it seems they've grown complacent.

Brown's fingers all over Sixers this summer

Tue, 07/22/2014 - 23:47
This time last year, Brett Brown wasn't even with the Sixers; the difference this year is significant.

2014-15 76ers roster projection

Tue, 07/22/2014 - 15:28

Second-round pickups look to help Sixers

Mon, 07/21/2014 - 18:12
As the 76ers' leading scorer in the NBA Summer League, Jordan McRae showed why he's a legitimate steal in last month's NBA draft.

Horsham's Soloman an agent for dreamers

Mon, 07/21/2014 - 16:00
One recent morning, a couple of dozen basketball players gathered inside a converted Happy Harry's warehouse in Newark, Del. They'd paid $255 - $300 at the door - for the opportunity to try out for a hoop tour of Germany and Luxembourg.

Kilpatrick makes his case for NBA spot

Sun, 07/20/2014 - 23:29
LAS VEGAS - Sean Kilpatrick arrived at the NBA Summer League looking to prove he deserves an opportunity to play in the NBA next season. After a solid week of performances for the 76ers' summer-league squad, the undrafted rookie shooting guard just might get that chance.

Sports in Brief: Andersen stays with the Heat

Sat, 07/19/2014 - 23:34
Chris "Birdman" Andersen signed a two-year, $10 million contract late Friday to remain with the Miami Heat. The Bulls are working to finalize an agreement with free-agent guard Aaron Brooks, according to league sources.

Summer leagues give glance at how some young 76ers might play

Sat, 07/19/2014 - 17:08
LAS VEGAS - The 76ers' participation in the Orlando and NBA Summer Leagues has come and gone, and the team won't be seen again until the preseason begins in October.

Noel looks to get stronger

Fri, 07/18/2014 - 23:33
LAS VEGAS - Nerlens Noel is learning that life in the NBA will involve bumps and bruises in the early going.