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Iguodala Dunk

The Sixers: Just Enjoy The Ride

By Spike Eskin PHILADELPHIA (CBS) — As the Sixers finished off an unexpected 16-point win over the Eastern Conference leading Chicago Bulls and reigning MVP Derrick Rose last night, I looked around and realized how […]


Indiana Pacers v Philadelphia 76ers

For The Sixers And Andre Iguodala, Less Is More

By Spike: At halftime of last night’s Sixers game, they were up by 26 points on the Indiana Pacers,and played their best half of the season.


Philadelphia 76ers v Indiana Pacers

NBA Power Rankings Week Two: The Heat Rising

By Spike: Let’s see, the Heat look like they can be as good as we thought. The Lakers are already as good as we thought. The Pistons might be worse than we imagined, and I’m betting Larry Brown won’t last through the year in Charlotte.


2010 NBA Rookie Photo Shoot

BLOG: Sixers’ Evan Turner Answers Critics Against The Heat

By Spike: Before he ever played one regular season game, the whispers had started. “Maybe Evan Turner is a bust.”


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BLOG: NBA Power Rankings — Scoping Out A New Season

By Spike: There’s more attention on the NBA this season than I can remember there being for quite a number of years.


Jenn Sterger

BLOG: Mike Ditka, Brett Favre, The New Sports Media Climate, And You

Twenty years ago, we could use our four major professional sports and college sports to fill our local papers, our local TV news, ESPN, and a sports radio station or two. Today, there’s much more space to fill. Countless sports websites, full of countless blogs and podcasts. ESPN, ESPN 2, ESPN 3 and ESPN News. Twitter, Facebook, and more sports radio than you can shake your proverbial stick at.


BLOG: Philly Sports Fans Need To Own Their Identity

Passion can make you walk a thousand miles uphill, barefoot, in the snow to protect someone you love. It also can make you spend nights awake crying, or worse, making phone calls and hanging up as soon as she answers.


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BLOG: Andy Reid’s Biggest Gamble

I will always remember exactly where I was when I found out that the Eagles had signed Michael Vick. August 13th, 2009; in the car, on the way back from an Eagles pre-season game, on Columbus Boulevard.