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Reason to be mad: Girls better served in same-sex situations

My experience as a Girl Scout was short and bittersweet. When we moved to the suburbs from Philadelphia in 1969, I was recruited by the local Brownie troop to make friends, earn badges and sell cookies. I didn't last long at Troop 454, mostly because I didn't have the killer instinct to make my cook

REPUBLIC - 2017-10-21 06:10:24

76ers shoot for win at their Toronto house of horrors

TORONTO -- The Philadelphia 76ers will face a difficult task as they seek their first win of the season Saturday night against the Toronto Raptors. The 76ers, who lost the series to the Raptors 3-1 last season, have dropped 15 of their past 16 games against Toronto, including nine in a row at Air Ca

CBS SPORTS - 2017-10-21 05:55:00

76ers oft-injured Embiid not cleared for back-to-back games

PHILADELPHIA -- Philadelphia 76ers center Joel Embiid has not been cleared to play back-to-back games and will not play Saturday at Toronto. Embiid had 11 points and 14 rebounds in 28 minutes for the Sixers in their 102-92 loss to Boston on Friday night. He missed all six 3-point attempts. Embiid, t

ESPN - 2017-10-21 05:49:00

C's All Smiles After Winning Ugly in Philly

PHILADELPHIA - It wasn't pretty - in fact, it was ugly - but pretty doesn't win basketball games. Points do, and the Celtics scored more of them than Philadelphia did Friday night to earn their first victory of the season. "Man, it just felt good to get a win," Al Horford said with an emphatic sm

NBA - 2017-10-21 05:36:34

Jeremiah Trotter Jr. shows glimpse of his father, the former ‎Philadelphia‏ Eagles linebacker, with big hit

It's been a couple years since Jeremiah Trotter was patrolling the second level for the Philadelphia Eagles and dishing out punishing hits on quarterbacks and opposing ball carriers. The four-time Pro Bowler played his last game for the Birds in 2009, ending an 11-year career in which he had 12.5 sa

PENNLIVE.COM - 2017-10-21 04:35:36

Larkin rises to occasion, says he's ready when Celtics call his number

PHILADELPHIA - Near the end of a preseason game against Charlotte, Boston Celtics guard Shane Larkin was killin' the Hornets with pick-and-roll action. It was a preseason game that at the time, didn't seem to have much value other than to get some of the end-of-the-bench guys a little run up and dow

NBC SPORTS - 2017-10-21 04:34:59

History made, but Simmons wants more

After Trevor Booker scores on a tip-in for the Nets, Jonathan Simmons shoots a deep 3-pointer to give the Magic a lead after three quarters. (0:33) Philadelphia - Ben Simmons made the Philadelphia 76ers record books, but unfortunately for him and his young teammates, they also came away with their s

SPORTS-AK.ESPN.GO.COM - 2017-10-21 03:20:38

Keys to the Game: Celtics 102, 76ers 92

Plenty of young Celtics have been thrown into the fire early this season as Boston deals with a plethora of injuries to its veteran players. Friday night, that youthful group found itself in the midst of a fourth-quarter nail-biter in Philadelphia, as the C's led the 76ers 86-84 with a little les

NBA - 2017-10-21 03:01:03

Irving leads Celtics to first victory

PHILADELPHIA - Kyrie Irving scored 21 points, Al Horford had 15 and the Boston Celtics won for the first time since losing Gordon Hayward, 102-92 over the Philadelphia 76ers on Friday night. The Celtics lost their first two games after Hayward went down in the opener with a mangled ankle that may co

PRESSHERALD.COM - 2017-10-21 01:58:32

Joel Embiid: Sixers 'got to listen to me' about minutes restriction

The Philadelphia 76ers will be cautious with Joel Embiid early on this season, and the star center isn't thrilled with that plan. Sixers coach Brett Brown, when asked how much Embiid would play in Wednesday's season opener against the Wizards, told reporters that he didn't have a set number of minu

ABC NEWS - 2017-10-21 01:45:00

At the Buzzer | Sixers Stymied by C's in Home Opener

PHILADELPHIA, PA - The mission for the 76ers going into Friday's home opener was a relatively straightforward one. Give the loyal, pumped up, sold out crowd of 20,478 something to "cheer for and cheer about," Brett Brown said about an hour and half before tip-off at The Center. As the fifth-year he

NBA - 2017-10-21 01:43:57

Larkin provides fourth-quarter spark, Celtics beat Sixers, 102-92

PHILADELPHIA - Despite playing its second straight game without a key rotation player, the Boston Celtics did just enough to get their first win of the season, 102-92, over Philadelphia. Boston (1-2) was led by Kyrie Irving's game-high 21 points, but it was Shane Larkin's floor game down the stretch

YAHOO SPORTS - 2017-10-21 01:43:14

Week 7 Redskins-Eagles Preview: Monday night means more than it usually does

After five straight defeats, the Eagles decided enough was enough and beat the Redskins on their home field in Week 1. In a bizarre turn of scheduling, Washington will face Philadelphia for the second time this season before playing any other NFC East opponent. For the Redskins, that means the time

NBC SPORTS - 2017-10-21 01:40:24

Kyrie Irving, Shane Larkin help Boston Celtics ice ‎Philadelphia‏ 76ers, 102-92

PHILADELPHIA -- Let's get this out of the way first: This was a wretched mess of a basketball game most of the way through. It was a sloppy, ugly, swimming-in-the-mud type of affair, and the Boston Celtics were fortunate to enter the final quarter with a chance to beat the Philadelphia 76ers. Down t

MASSLIVE.COM - 2017-10-21 01:33:31

Neuvirth robs Nash's redirect

After playing for three NHL teams across the previous two seasons, Neuvirth had a chance meeting with Philadelphia Flyers forward Jakub Voracek in the summer of 2015 that sparked the goaltender's decision to make Philadelphia his home. Teammates on various Czech Republic national teams since they we

NHL - 2017-10-21 01:05:10

A Challenge to Our Most Influential ‎Philadelphia‏ns

A few weeks ago, this magazine moved its offices from Rittenhouse Square to Washington Square, which means my daily commute in and out of the city has changed a bit. Fortunately, my new route gives me an even broader view of all the construction that's happening in and around Center City of late: th

PHILLYMAG.COM - 2017-10-21 00:59:19

Tatum vs. Fultz, Round 1, Arrives Tonight

PHILADELPHIA - The Boston Celtics passed on the opportunity to draft Markelle Fultz with the No. 1 pick in the 2017 NBA Draft and instead chose to trade down and select Jayson Tatum third overall. Tonight, Tatum will have his first opportunity to face off against Fultz and show Boston's organizatio

NBA - 2017-10-21 00:37:10

Pregame Post-Ups: Another Game, Another Starting Lineup

PHILADELPHIA - Injuries have turned Boston's starting lineup into a revolving door. Tonight in Philadelphia, the team will use its third starting lineup in as many games this season. Tonight's starting five will consist of Kyrie Irving, Jaylen Brown, Jayson Tatum, Al Horford and Aron Baynes. Marc

NBA - 2017-10-21 00:36:12

'Mass Migration' From Puerto Rico Brings Hundreds to ‎Philadelphia‏

Raul Berrios and his nine-year-old son Asaf arrived in Philadelphia recently from their home in Puerto Rico. It was not by choice. The two fled the island devastated by Hurricane Maria out of necessity. The elder Berrios, a teacher and musician, came to Philadelphia in hopes of getting medical help.

NBC PHILADELPHIA - 2017-10-20 22:36:27

Tyrone Brunson vs. Manny Woods Set For Dec. 1 in ‎Philadelphia‏

Philadelphia, PA (October 20, 2017) - Exciting Tyrone Brunson will headline a stacked night of boxing when he takes on Manny Woods in the ten-round junior middleweight main event on Friday, December 1 at the 2300 Arena in Philadelphia. The show is promoted by King's Promotions. Brunson of Philadelph

FIGHTNETWORK.COM - 2017-10-20 19:13:00

Ex-‎Philadelphia‏ District Attorney Seth Williams disbarred

PHILADELPHIA (AP) - The Pennsylvania Supreme Court disbarred Philadelphia's former top prosecutor, the latest blow to the jailed ex-district attorney who pleaded guilty in a bribery scandal earlier this year. The court's order regarding Seth Williams on Thursday was retroactive to April 13, when the


Quick Hits from Haris Medunjanin's Twitter Takeover

Friday afternoon, Haris Medunjanin took to Twitter to answer some questions from the Union faithful. Below are some of the best hits from his Q&A. It's just to practice every day man. Knowing what you want and where to put it and practice every day#AskHarishttps://t.co/F8r3Q7gyf7 - Philadelphia Uni

PHILADELPHIAUNION.COM - 2017-10-20 18:25:38

3 Philly Stores Robbed, Stolen From In 1 Hour

The suspect stole a wallet from one, then robbed two more at gun point just a short while later. PHILADELPHIA - Three stores just feet from one another in West Philadelphia were robbed and stolen from in an hour's time recently, according to Philadelphia Police. Authorities are hoping the public can

PATCH - 2017-10-20 13:35:29

Philly Fed Positive For 15th Straight Month

Manufacturing activity in the Philadelphia region continues to chug along as the Philadelphia Fed's survey of manufacturing activity came in higher than expected for October, rising to 27.9 compared to forecasts for a reading of 20. October's reading represents the 15th straight month that manufactu

SEEKINGALPHA.COM - 2017-10-20 06:08:00

5 Matchups to watch in Redskins vs. Eagles in NFL Week 7

LANDOVER, MD - JANUARY 01: Wide receiver Sterling Shepard #87 of the New York Giants carries the ball past inside linebacker Mason Foster #54 of the Washington Redskins in the second quarter at FedExField on January 1, 2017 in Landover, Maryland. (Photo by Patrick Smith/Getty Images)The Washington R

RIGGOSRAG.COM - 2017-10-20 03:06:32

Lakers debut confirms 2018 pick to ‎Philadelphia‏ 76ers valuable

NEW YORK, USA - JUNE 22: Fans take memorial photos before attending NBA Draft 2017 in Brooklyn borough of New York, United States on June 22, 2017. (Photo by Mohammed Elshamy/Anadolu Agency/Getty Images) NEW YORK, USA - JUNE 22: Fans take memorial photos before attending NBA Draft 2017 in Brooklyn b

THESIXERSENSE.COM - 2017-10-20 01:24:42

One NFL Player Is Donating His Entire 2017 Salary

(Newser) – Chris Long is playing the entire 2017 NFL season without making a cent for it. CBS News reports the Philadelphia Eagles defensive end already donated his first six game checks to fund scholarships at a school in his hometown of Charlottesville, Virginia. And on Wednesday Long announced h

NEWSER - 2017-10-20 00:44:00

Yards Brewing & Taproom Set to Open in Northern Liberties

(Philadelphia,PA) - This November, Yards Brewing Company will open Yards Brewery and Taproom at 500 Spring Garden Street in Philadelphia's beer-savvy Northern Liberties neighborhood. The highly-anticipated expansion and move from their cozy tasting room on Delaware Avenue further establishes Yards a

THEFULLPINT.COM - 2017-10-20 00:43:28

Carson Wentz For MVP? Philadelphia Eagles Could Be Title Contenders | SI NOW | Sports Illustrated

Joel Embiid Erupts In His Philadelphia 76er's Preseason Debut | October 11th, 2017

Markelle Fultz is ready for the atmosphere in Philadelphia | SportsCenter | ESPN