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Ben Simmons hopes rookie teammate Matisse Thybulle joins him and Brett Brown on Team Australia for 2020 Olympics

Ben Simmons, who spoke in November about wanting to play for Australia in the 2020 Olympics under Sixers head coach Brett Brown, is looking to bring one of his NBA

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Joel Embiid on notion he and Ben Simmons can’t coexist: ‘It’s B.S.’

As the Sixers have struggled to maintain offensive consistency this season, the dynamic between Philadelphia’s top two players, Joel Embiid and Ben Simmons has received some scrutiny. During NBA All-Star media day on

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Zack Wheeler: I heard ‘just crickets’ from Mets during free agency

Phillies right-hander Zack Wheeler and the Mets are engaged in a public feud. Wheeler, a Met from 2013 to ’19, joined the Phillies on a five-year, $118M contract during the offseason. However,

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Five realistic trade scenarios for Sixers star Joel Embiid

We’ve seen the frustration on his face. We’ve heard the Philadelphia 76ers fans boo him. We’ve watched the team struggle as a whole at times this season. Things are not

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Al Horford open to role off bench for Sixers

Al Horford wasn’t in the starting lineup Tuesday night for the first time since his rookie season, writes Tim Bontemps of ESPN. Sixers coach Brett Brown met with Horford on

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Didi Gregorius not happy with proposed MLB playoff changes

The proposal included expanding the playoffs from five to seven teams per league, having a three-game series for the wild-card round with only the higher-seeded team hosting, the top team

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Joel Embiid back to embracing heel role again

Joel Embiid is back to embracing his heel role again. Embiid and the Philadelphia 76ers appear to be sick of hearing the hatred. After making a 3-pointer in the final

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Did 76ers respond to Charles Barkley’s trash talk after win?

Did the Philadelphia 76ers respond to Charles Barkley’s trash talk after their win over the Memphis Grizzlies on Friday night? That may have been the case. The Sixers completed a

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Phillies re-sign veteran reliever Blake Parker to minor league deal

The Phillies have re-signed right-hander Blake Parker to a minor league contract with an invitation to MLB spring training, per a team announcement. The Phillies also confirmed their previously reported

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Glenn Robinson and Alec Burks traded by Warriors to 76ers for draft picks

The Golden State Warriors held Glenn Robinson III and Alec Burks out of their game against the Brooklyn Nets on Wednesday in anticipation of a possible trade. That deal went

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Ben Simmons: 76ers were ‘soft’ in blowout loss to Heat

Ben Simmons called out his Philadelphia 76ers for their toughness after a blowout loss in Miami on Monday night. The Sixers lost, 137-106, after Miami ran away with it in

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Phillies reportedly sign former first-rounder Logan Forsythe to minors contract

The Phillies have agreed to sign infielder Logan Forsythe to a minor league deal, according to MassLive.com’s Chris Cotillo.  Forsythe will receive an invitation to Philadelphia’s big league spring training camp.

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Eagles congratulate Andy Reid on Super Bowl victory

Andy Reid has been an NFL head coach since 1999, but it wasn’t until Sunday night that he finally won his first Super Bowl. In his 21st season as an

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Matisse Thybulle’s agent takes shot at assistant coaches over his client’s Rising Stars snub

Matisse Thybulle’s agent is going full-blown Team Petty mode. After the Philadelphia 76ers rookie was left off the roster for this year’s Rising Stars Challenge, agent Eric Goodwin released a

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Phillies reach minor-league deal with veteran infielder Neil Walker

The Phillies have reached a minor-league deal with veteran infielder Neil Walker, according to MLB.com’s Mark Feinsand (via Twitter). Walker has an invitation to big-league camp. Walker, 34, was once

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Ben Simmons, Russell Westbrook highlight NBA All-Star Game reserves

Last week the NBA announced the starters for its All-Star Game in Chicago on Feb 16. We now know who the reserves will be.  Some of the big names on

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Bobby Jones gave Joel Embiid one condition to wear retired number 24 for Kobe Bryant

Joel Embiid took an extra step to honor Kobe Bryant during the Philadelphia 76ers’ game on Tuesday, but it came with a condition. Jersey No. 24 is already retired by

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MLB teams that gained or lost draft picks via qualifying offer free agents

Now that Marcell Ozuna has signed, all 10 of the players who were issued a one-year, $17.8M qualifying offer in November have settled on teams for the 2020 season.  Of

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Eight NBA teams expected to be active ahead of trade deadline

As the NBA continues to the second half of its season, all but six teams are within five games of a playoff spot. That’s primarily because both conferences are top

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Joel Embiid aiming to return from hand injury next week

Philadelphia 76ers center Joel Embiid is targeting a return next week after more than two weeks on the sidelines due to a hand injury. Embiid practiced Friday for the first

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Terrell Owens hits back at Donovan McNabb over accusation: ‘This guy is a joke!’

Donovan McNabb opened up about his experience with Terrell Owens and accused him of breaking up the Philadelphia Eagles. Now TO has responded. McNabb spoke with Master Tesfatsion of Bleacher

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MLB power rankings for the 2020 season

The 2020 MLB offseason will go down as the most memorable in years. Between star free agents finding new teams and a scandal that rocked baseball, it’s been an eventful

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Sixers reportedly ‘focusing’ on Bogdan Bogdanovic, Robert Covington

The Sixers will be looking to add some shooting on the wing ahead of next month’s trade deadline. Two players the team is reportedly focusing on are Bogdan Bogdanovic and

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Watch: Gary Payton explains how Joel Embiid and others use social media to trash-talk | OTL

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Blue Jays have ‘checked in’ on Francisco Lindor, had interest in Didi Gregorius

Most of the Blue Jays’ offseason focus has been on obtaining starting pitching, with Travis Shaw standing out as the most significant addition to the position player mix.  However, Toronto