PHILADELPHIA (CBS) — All eyes will be on Philadelphia during the Democratic National Convention from Monday, July 25th to Thursday, July 28th at the Wells Fargo Center.
For the folks traveling to Philly — one of the most energetic sports town in the country — here is a sports fan guide for the DNC.
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The Wells Fargo Center is home of the Philadelphia 76ers, Philadelphia Flyers, and some games for the 2016 NCAA Championship Villanova Wildcats Men’s Basketball team.
The are many jerseys hanging in the rafters.
Sixers retired jerseys: Allen Iverson, Charles Barkley, Julius Erving, Wilt Chamberlain, Maurice Cheeks, Bobby Jones, David Zinkoff, Billy Cunningham, Hal Greer
Flyers retired jerseys: Bernie Parent, Mark Howe, Barry Ashbee, Bill Barber, Bobby Clarke
Unfortunately, the Phillies will not be in town as they begin a 10-game road trip on July 22nd. However, they’ll be very busy from July 25 – July 28.
Monday, July 25th – at Miami Marlins, 7:10 p.m.
Tuesday, July 26th – at Miami Marlins, 7:10 p.m.
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Thursday, July 28th – at Atlanta Braves, 7:10 p.m.
Three of the best sports bars to watch the Phillies game are:
- Xfinity Live! (1100 Pattison Ave)
- Chickie’s & Pete’s (1526 Packer Ave)
- McFadden’s at Citizens Bank Park (1 Citizens Bank Way)
Public tours for Citizens Bank Park are offered Monday through Saturday at 10:30 a.m. during non-game days. More info here.
The Union are off during the DNC, but for those who are sticking around in Philly for the weekend after, the Union have a home match.
Saturday, July 23rd – at Montreal Impact, 7:30 p.m.
Sunday, July 31st – vs. Real Salt Lake, 7:00 p.m. at PPL Park (1 Stadium Dr, Chester, PA 19013)
The Eagles begin training camp on Monday, July 25th with rookies, quarterbacks and selected veterans. On Wednesday, July 27th veterans report to camp. Those are closed practices.
Sunday, July 31st: First free open practice at Lincoln Financial Field (seating first-come, first-serve), 10:00 a.m.MORE NEWS: Report: Phillies' Bryce Harper Expected To Need Surgery For Fractured Left Thumb
The Linc offers public and private tours as well. More info here.