Sixers GM Sam Hinkie addressed the media on Friday afternoon.
Embiid underwent surgery on his right foot last week to repair a stress fracture in his right foot, inserting two screws into the navicular bone and is expected to be out four to six months.
The 38th annual Hero Bowl, played tonight at 7 p.m. at Widener’s Leslie C. Quick Stadium, will no doubt be another contentious game played between the best senior football players in Delaware County.
Most grown men with children of their own have been listening to him since they first started watching sports. Will Smith and Bradley Cooper approach him—to say they loved listening to him talk sports when they were kids.
The Sixers may have regained new relevance Tuesday night, when they drew the third overall pick in the NBA Draft Lottery, behind Milwaukee and the Cleveland, which drew the No. 1 pick for the third time in the last four years. The Sixers will also have the 10th overall pick, via New Orleans in the Jrue Holiday deal.
The Eagles’ second-round pick out of Vanderbilt is aware he’ll have a chance to step right in and contribute.
When it was falling apart, with injuries and youth besieging an uncharacteristically down year at Florida, the Gators turned to Jaylen Watkins to hold together what remnants were left of the season.
Raised on the hardcore streets of Germantown, so reluctant to throw a punch that he was the object of ridicule as a kid, 6-foot-4, 250-pound Rock has all the components to possibly represent the United States at the 2016 Olympics in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.
The camp, sponsored by the Jahri Evans Foundation, holds a close place to the Saints’ star.
The Eagles addressed some needs during the three-day NFL Draft, staying true to coach Chip Kelly’s mantra of versatility.
Michael Sam broke down immediately upon hearing the news—he was picked by the St. Louis Rams in the seventh round of the NFL draft Saturday.
The Eagles announced Saturday that they have traded running back Bryce Brown to the Buffalo Bills for a conditional 2015 fourth-round pick, which can become a 2016 third-round pick.
The Eagles selected Florida cornerback Jaylen Watkins, the older brother of Clemson wide receiver Sammy Watkins, with the first pick in the fourth round of the NFL Draft.
On Friday, the 6-foot-3, 252-pound linebacker stood patiently behind a podium, introduced as the Eagles’ first-round draft pick. The whirlwind continues for Smith, who you couldn’t help but sense can’t wait to see what he can do in the NFL.
Marcus Smith looked like he was done. The Hardaway High offensive line had been holding up well that night against Upson Lee, when they suffered a breakdown—and left their quarterback, Smith, out in no-man’s land with three defenders closing fast.