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(The Wells Fargo Center, in file photo by Tom Kaminsky, WCBS Chopper 880.)

South Philly Stadium Gets Makeover For NCAA Hockey Championships

A worker on a crane attached signs saying “Frozen Four” to the outside of the Wells Fargo Center while, inside, a whole new crop of NCAA ice hockey championship banners dangled from the rafters.

04/07/2014

(Peter Luukko, in 2011 file photo.  Credit: CBS)

Flyers’ President Peter Luukko and Comcast-Spectacor Suddenly Part Ways

There will be changes at the top at Comcast-Spectacor, as president Peter Luukko suddenly leaves the arm of the company that manages sports stadiums.

12/02/2013

One Direction at the Wells Fargo Center in June 2013 (credit: Ian Bush)

Hoping For Star Exclusives, Fans Throw Smartphones at Concert Stages

You’ve already spent a ton of cash on a concert ticket — so why would you want to thow away another couple hundred bucks? That’s the question being asked at the Wells Fargo Center and other venues, which are witnessing the start of what could be a new trend.

07/22/2013

Wells Fargo Center (credit: Bruce Bennett/ Getty Images)

Firm Dates For Hockey To Resume Must Wait For New Deal To Be Finalized

The end of the NHL lockout has been announced, but it may be a couple of days yet before everyone can get back to business.

01/07/2013

(The rink for the 2012 NHL Winter Classic was set up inside Citizens Bank Park.  File photo by Mike DeNardo)

Law Firm Says Flyers’ Ticketholders Were Bilked By Team For ‘Winter Classic’ Tix

The lawsuit alleges that Comcast-Spectacor — owner of the Flyers team — misled season ticketholders regarding the sales of tickets to the January 2nd outdoor game.

05/07/2012

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New Bar At South Philly Sports Complex Hails Flyers’ Glory Days

“You have live music, great food, and it’s going to be good for different generations,” noted Flyers’ alumnus Bernie Parent.

03/26/2012

(A crane lowers a statue of Julius "Dr. J" Erving into place outside the Xfinity Live venue in South Philadelphia.  Credit: Mike DeNardo)

Iconic Statues Returned to South Philadelphia Ahead of Entertainment Venue’s Debut

The statues of Kate Smith, Julius Erving, and Gary Dornhoefer that were once outside the Spectrum are back in South Philadelphia.

03/16/2012

Crews install the 32-foot television at Xfinity Live. (Credit: Ian Bush)

Massive 32 Foot HDTV Installed At Xfinity Live

Construction continues on the newest addition to the South Philadelphia sports complex. Xfinity Live opens in a month — and an important element of the indoor experience was added today.

02/27/2012

(credit: Randall E. Scott)

Inaugural Flyers Wives Fashion Show Brings In Big Bucks For Charity

Guests flooded the ballroom at the Hyatt at the Bellevue for the star-studded Inaugural Flyers Wives Fashion Show on Wednesday night.

01/19/2012

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Comcast Hosts Job Fair Sunday For New Entertainment District In South Philadelphia

You can bring your resumes to the Wells Fargo Center on Sunday from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.

01/14/2012

(Rod Thorn, Joshua Harris, Adam Aron, and Doug Collins at today's press conference.  Credit:  Ed Benkin)

Philadelphia 76ers: New Landscape Under New Ownership

The deal to sell the Sixers to a group led by New York-based leveraged buyout specialist Joshua Harris has been completed. Philadelphia native Adam Aron (photo) is the new CEO.

10/18/2011

(Photo by Victor Baldizon/NBAE via Getty Images)

AP Source: Philadelphia 76ers Sale Is Approved

A person familiar with the deal says the sale of the Philadelphia 76ers has been approved by the NBA Board of Governors.

10/14/2011

(Mayor Nutter, at the Wells Fargo Center, today updated the progress of the nearby "Philly Live" complex in South Philadelphia.  Credit: Michelle Durham)

City Officials, Developers Say ‘Philly Live’ Complex Will Mean Lots Of Jobs

Officials involved in the construction of a new entertainment and shopping complex on the former site of the Spectrum in South Philadelphia provided an update on the project, focusing on the number of jobs the project is creating.

09/06/2011

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Comcast Spectacor Reaches Deal To Sell 76ers

The Philadelphia 76ers have been sold to New York-based leveraged buyout specialist Joshua Harris, ending Comcast-Spectacor’s 15-year run of ownership that included a trip to the NBA finals.

07/13/2011

Former president Pat Croce says Coach Doug Collins (right) has instilled a winning attitude in his young players (credit: AP Photo)

Experts Think Sale Would Be Good For The 76ers

“I think any time a team gets new blood, new direction, and someone who’s willing to put bucks in, yeah, it’s great for the team,” former president Pat Croce said.

06/08/2011

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