Women mechanics break mold in Philadelphia's Girls Auto Clinic

Aug 20, 2018 - 9:03 AM

The garage with a fleet of women mechanics also has a nail salon for its predominantly female customers

Starbucks back in hot water in U.S., 'disrespects' stutterer

Jul 07, 2018 - 8:42 AM

Starbucks announces that the erring employee had been sacked

IN TROUBLE AGAIN. The sign for a Starbucks cafe is seen in Washington, DC, on April 17, 2018. File photo by Saul Loeb/AFP

LOOK: Sixers draft hometown kid Bridges, but things turn awkward

Jun 22, 2018 - 10:00 PM

The mom of NBA Draft pick Mikal Bridges gets all thrilled that his son is 'coming home,' but the Philly Sixers trade him to the Phoenix Suns minutes later

FLEETING. Mikal Bridges hugs his mom after being drafted 10th overall by the Philadelphia 76ers. Photo by Mike Stobe/Getty Images/AFP

Sixers boss Colangelo quits over bogus Twitter accounts

Jun 08, 2018 - 8:15 AM

The Philadelphia president of basketball operations and his wife secretly take potshots at NBA players and coaches online

RESIGNED. Sixers' Bryan Colangelo's departure comes after a news site exposed that the executive had secretly operated 5 Twitter accounts under bogus identities.

NBA says refs missed two late calls in Celtics win over Sixers

May 11, 2018 - 11:02 AM

In a report, the league says Sixers star Joel Embiid got fouled and Celtics guard Marcus Smart traveled in separate crucial plays in Game 5

OPTIMISTIC. Despite the early exit, the young Philadelphia Sixers think the team overachieved this season. Photo by Mitchell Leff/Getty Images/AFP

Boston Celtics set NBA East finals duel vs LeBron, Cavs

May 10, 2018 - 10:58 AM

(UPDATED) Fighting off a gritty Sixers squad, the Celtics wrap up the semis series at 4-1

SERIES SEALED. Al Horford and the Boston Celtics celebrate their Game 5 win over the Philadelphia 76ers. Photo by Maddie Meyer/Getty Images/AFP

Sixers avert Celtics sweep

May 08, 2018 - 8:38 AM

(3RD UPDATE) After a heartbreaking overtime loss, Philadelphia rebounds to extend its NBA East semis duel against Boston

HUSTLE. Sixers guard TJ McConnell knocks the ball out of the hands of Celtics center Aron Baynes in Game 4 of the East semis. Photo by Mitchell Leff/Getty Images/AFP

Celtics edge Sixers in OT thriller, near NBA playoff sweep

May 06, 2018 - 8:59 AM

(UPDATED) Al Horford comes out huge in the final seconds to lift Boston to a commanding 3-0 series lead

THRILLER. Jayson Tatum tallies 24 points in Boston's thrilling overtime win as the Celtics move within a win of a conference finals berth. Photo by Mitchell Leff/Getty Images/AFP

Celtics nip Sixers for 2-0 lead in Eastern Conference semis

May 04, 2018 - 11:21 AM

Terry Rozier delivers again with a near-triple-double performance of 20 points, 9 assists, and 7 rebounds as 5 other Celtics players finish in double figures

OUTCLASS. The Boston Celtics reassert their mastery on the young Phildelphia 76ers squad. Photo by Maddie Meyer/Getty Images/AFP

Celtics grab series opener at home vs Sixers

May 01, 2018 - 10:41 AM

(3RD UPDATE) Al Horford, Jayson Tatum, and Terry Rozier take command early as Boston claims Game 1

ONE DOWN. Boston's Jayson Tatum celebrates after hitting a three-point shot in the Celtics' victory over the Philadelphia 76ers. Photo byMaddie Meyer/Getty Images/AFP

Heat put on ice as Sixers advance

Apr 25, 2018 - 11:09 AM

(UPDATED) The Philadelphia Sixers take the series at 4-1 to move on to the second round

NEXT ROUND. Ben Simmons and the Philadelphia 76ers close out the series against the Miami Heat. Photo by Drew Hallowell/Getty Images/AFP

Just like Magic: Ben Simmons gets NBA triple-double as Sixers beat Heat

Apr 22, 2018 - 8:08 AM

(UPDATED) The NBA Rookie of the Year contender logs in first rookie playoff record since Magic Johnson

AWESOME AUSSIE. Ben Simmons makes another case for the top rookie plum. Photo by Eric Espada/Getty Images/AFP

Spurs play with heavy hearts vs Warriors; Embiid shines in NBA playoff debut

Apr 20, 2018 - 4:05 PM

Playing minus their grief-stricken coach, the Spurs on brink of elimination; Embiid returns from 10-game absence

SAD DAY. The Spurs play minus coach Gregg Popovich, whose wife died from a long-term illness. Photo by Ronald Cortes/Getty Images/AFP

Sixers, Mavericks to play NBA pre-season games in China

Apr 18, 2018 - 9:49 AM

Rookie of the Year candidate Ben Simmons, Joel Embiid, Dirk Nowitzki banner contests in Shanghai and Shenzen

Dwyane Wade turns in vintage performance as Heat burn Sixers in Game 2

Apr 17, 2018 - 11:51 AM

The 36-year-old NBA champion turns back the clock on the way to a 28-point outburst in 25 minutes

PHILADELPHIA, PA - APRIL 16: Dwyane Wade #3 of the Miami Heat watches his shot in the third quarter against the Philadelphia 76ers during Game Two of the first round of the 2018 NBA Playoff at Wells Fargo Center on April 16, 2018 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. The Heat defeated the 76ers 113-103. NOTE TO USER: User expressly acknowledges and agrees that, by downloading and or using this photograph, User is consenting to the terms and conditions of the Getty Images License Agreement. Mitchell Leff/Getty Images/AFP

No Curry, no problem as Warriors rout Spurs

Apr 15, 2018 - 12:26 PM

Raptors and Sixers pick up wins in the NBA playoffs opening day

24 POINTS. Kevin Durant #35 of the Golden State Warriors shoots over Dejounte Murray #5 of the San Antonio Spurs in the first quarter during Game One of the first round of the 2018 NBA Playoff at ORACLE Arena on April 14, 2018 in Oakland, California. Photo by Thearon W. Henderson/Getty Images/AFP

Sixers extend win streak, T'Wolves snap playoff drought

Apr 12, 2018 - 3:02 PM

The Sixers have won a franchise record 16 straight which also sets a league record for the best winning streak to end a season

YOUTH. Markelle Fultz is the youngest player in NBA history with a triple-double with 13 points, 10 assists and 10 rebounds. File photo by Rob Carr/Getty Images/AFP

Sixers rout Mavs to overtake Cavs in Eastern Conference

Apr 09, 2018 - 11:55 AM

Ben Simmons finishes with 16 points, 9 assists and 7 rebounds as the Philadelphia 76ers move one win clear of the Cleveland Cavaliers in the standings

ROLLING. Ben Simmons has a near-triple-double as the Philadelphia 76ers overtake the Cleveland Cavaliers in the Eastern Conference. File photo by Kevin C. Cox/Getty Images/AFP

Philadelphia 76ers on a roll, Cleveland Cavaliers struggle to win

Apr 02, 2018 - 1:27 PM

Ben Simmons leads the Philadelphia 76ers to their 10th straight win

ROLLING. Ben Simmons has 20 points and 15 rebounds in Philadelphia 76ers' 10 straight win. File Photo by Christian Petersen/Getty Images/AFP

Nuggets stop skid, Sixers win without Embiid

Mar 31, 2018 - 12:52 PM

Denver's Paul Millsap scores a season-high 36 points against OKC. Philadelphia's Ben Simmons scores a triple-double in 3 quarters versus the Hawks.

SIXERS VS HAWKS. Ben Simmons #25 of the Philadelphia 76ers shoots against Dewayne Dedmon #14 of the Atlanta Hawks at Philips Arena on March 30, 2018 in Atlanta, Georgia. Photo by Kevin C. Cox/Getty Images/AFP

Philadelphia 76ers' Joel Embiid needs surgery for facial fracture

Mar 30, 2018 - 11:12 AM

Joel Embiid is also diagnosed with a concussion

MISFORTUNE. Bad luck hits Philadelphia 76ers center Joel Embiid as he suffers an injury just when the NBA playoffs is drawing close. Photo by Maddie Meyer/Getty Images North America/AFP

Fultz scores 10 points in return to playoff-bound Sixers

Mar 27, 2018 - 1:33 PM

The 76ers clinch their first playoff spot in 6 years

NUMBER ONE PICK. Markelle Fultz makes immediate impact in his return to the play-off bound 76ers. Photo by Rob Carr/Getty Images/AFP

Houston Rockets set record, put celebration on hold

Mar 25, 2018 - 1:03 PM

The Houston Rockets clinch their franchise record 59th win

ON A ROLL. James Harden leads the Houston Rockets to a franchise record 59th win. File photo Tom Pennington/Getty Images/AFP

Toronto Raptors rally to win 11th straight

Mar 17, 2018 - 1:30 PM

DeMar Derozan takes charge with 29 points for the Toronto Raptors, who rested All-Star guard Kyle Lowry

Boston Celtics book playoff berth

Mar 09, 2018 - 3:23 PM

The win over the Minnesota Timberwolves marks the earliest in a season that the Boston Celtics clinched a playoff berth since 2011

ALL-AROUND. Kyrie Irving flirts with triple-double and the Boston Celtics secure a spot in the playoffs. Photo by Maddie Meyer/Getty Images/AFP

Lakers win behind Thomas; 76ers turn back Cavaliers

Mar 02, 2018 - 1:56 PM

The Los Angeles Lakers take home their 4th straight win thanks to Isaiah Thomas' season-high 29 points

SMALL BUT TERRIBLE. Isaiah Thomas scorches the nets to lead the Los Angeles Lakers to their 4th straight win. Photo by Kevin C. Cox/Getty Images/AFP

Wizards hold off revamped Cavs; Sixers edge Bulls

Feb 23, 2018 - 5:12 PM

Lebron James became the seventh player in NBA history with 11,000 career baskets, scoring Cleveland's last 14 points in defeat

FUTILE. In this file photo, LeBron James sinks a basket during the 2018 NBA All-Star Game, February 18, 2018 at Staples Center in Los Angeles, California.  Robyn Beck / AFP

'Tongue-tied' NBA star JJ Redick in racial slur storm

Feb 19, 2018 - 11:18 AM

Redick of Philadelphia 76ers responds to the controversy on Twitter, blaming a verbal slip for his use of the word

RACIAL SLUR. File photo shows JJ Redick #17 of the Philadelphia 76ers. Photo by Rob Carr/Getty Images/AFP

Eagles honor accidental hero Nick Foles after Super Bowl triumph

Feb 05, 2018 - 5:46 PM

Foles goes toe-to-toe with New England Patriots counterpart Tom Brady in a thrilling 41-33 upset victory for the Philadelphia Eagles at the US Bank Stadium

A SPECIAL PLAYER. Nick Foles #9 of the Philadelphia Eagles celebrates with his daughter Lily Foles after his 41-33 victory over the New England Patriots in Super Bowl LII at U.S. Bank Stadium on February 4, 2018 in Minneapolis, Minnesota. Photo by Kevin C. Cox/Getty Images/AFP

NFL: Eagles upset Patriots 41-33 to win Super Bowl

Feb 05, 2018 - 11:25 AM

(UPDATED) The Philadelphia Eagles pull off an upset over the New England Patriots for their first ever Super Bowl

REJOICING. The Philadelphia Eagles celebrate defeating the New England Patriots in Super Bowl LII at U.S. Bank Stadium on February 4, 2018 in Minneapolis, Minnesota. Gregory Shamus/Getty Images/AFP

Patriots, Brady eye records vs underdog Eagles in Super Bowl

Feb 04, 2018 - 12:05 PM

Tom Brady is the oldest recipient of the NFL's Player of the year award

MVP. Tom Brady bags his 3rd MVP award in the NFL at 40 years old. Photo by Elsa/Getty Images/AFP

Patriots will defend Super Bowl crown against Eagles

Jan 22, 2018 - 12:10 PM

The Patriots could match Pittsburgh's record 6 Super Bowl triumphs on Sunday, February 4

TITLE DEFENSE. The Patriots are looking to defending the Super Bowl Crown against the Philadelphia Eagles. Photo by Jim Rogash/Getty Images/AFP

Simmons plays down Lowry clash after Sixers win

Jan 16, 2018 - 10:40 AM

Ben Simmons says there was no confrontation between him and Kyle Lowry after their ejection

EJECTED. Simmons and the 76ers take the win despite his ejection. File Photo by Christian Petersen/Getty Images/AFP

Celtics rally to down Sixers in London

Jan 12, 2018 - 8:08 AM

A number of Premier League stars are in attendance, including Manchester City's Kevin De Bruyne and Chelsea's Eden Hazard

WINNING ABROAD. Kyrie Irving scored 20 points with 7 assists and 6 rebounds for the Celtics. File photo by Maddie Meyer/Getty Images/AFP

Hall of Famer Julius 'Dr. J' Erving falls ill at Sixers game

Jan 06, 2018 - 1:10 PM

Dr. J is expected to be released after being evaluated

ILL. Erving is to be further evaluated after being rushed to the hospital during the Sixers game. Photo from Twitter (@JuliusErving)

Steph Curry sinks game-winning 3 to push Warriors over Mavs

Jan 04, 2018 - 2:02 PM

Curry scores 32 points, including the game-winning 3-pointer with 3.4 seconds remaining

FOR THE WIN. Stephen Curry hits the game-winner in just his second game back from injury. Photo by Ronald Martinez/Getty Images/AFP

Shabazz Napier leads dramatic second half comeback for Blazers over 76ers

Dec 29, 2017 - 4:48 PM

The Celtics weren't the only team which had to overcome a big deficit to win

NO QUIT. Shabazz Napier dished out one of the wildest assists of the season in a dramatic second-half comeback. File photo by Christian Petersen/Getty Images/AFP

DeRozan once again lights up 76ers in Raptors win

Dec 24, 2017 - 12:39 PM

The Raptors have won 6 in a row and 12 of their past 13 games while the 76ers have lost 5 in a row and 9 of their past 10

ON FIRE. The 76ers didn't fare any better against DeMar DeRozan and the Raptors in their second meeting in the past few days. File photo by Matthew Stockman/Getty Images/AFP

Westbrook nets triple double for never-say-die Thunder

Dec 16, 2017 - 1:45 PM

Westbrook overcomes a poor shooting night to overcome the 76ers in triple overtime

NO QUIT. Russell Westbrook played 52 minutes in a triple-overtime victory over the 76ers. File photo by Andy Lyons/Getty Images/AFP

Sixers trade disgruntled prospect Jahlil Okafor to the Brooklyn Nets

Dec 08, 2017 - 2:03 PM

Okafor has been riding the bench for the 76ers without seeing a single minute of action in 21 out of 23 games

TRADED. Big man Jahlil Okafor brings his show to Brooklyn. AFP photo

Kyrie Irving stars as Boston Celtics bounce back

Dec 01, 2017 - 4:59 PM

Kyrie Irving unloads 36 points, while Al Horford added 22 as Boston beats Philadelphia, 108-97, to post a 19-4 record and remain on top of the NBA Eastern Conference

THE KEY. Kyrie Irving #11 of the Boston Celtics during the fourth quarter of their game against the 76ers at TD Garden on November 30, 2017 in Boston, Massachusetts. Photo by Maddie Meyer/Getty Images/AFP

Detroit Pistons snap Boston Celtics' home winning streak

Nov 28, 2017 - 4:24 PM

The Detroit Pistons end an 8-game home win streak by the Boston Celtics, while the Cleveland Cavaliers lean on Lebron James and Dwyane Wade to wallop the Philadelphia 76ers

BEAT CELTICS. In this file photo Andre Drummond #0 of the Detroit Pistons celebrates during a game against the Milwaukee Bucks. Photo by Gregory Shamus/Getty Images/AFP

Steph Curry leads Warriors fightback after Sixers blitz

Nov 19, 2017 - 2:20 PM

Curry rattles in 20 points in the 3rd quarter alone, erasing a 22-point Sixers

ROARING BACK. Steph Curry leads the Warriors out of the lackluster first half. Photo by Rob Carr/Getty Images/AFP

Embiid dominates as Sixers beat Lakers in young talent showcase

Nov 16, 2017 - 4:55 PM

Philadelphia's 7-footer Cameroonian Joel Embiid overwhelms the Los Angeles in a showdown of young talents

WOEFUL NIGHT. Lonzo Ball #2 of the Los Angeles Lakers reacts during the NBA game against the Phoenix Suns at Talking Stick Resort Arena on November 13, 2017 in Phoenix, Arizona. Photo by Christian Petersen/Getty Images/AFP

Golden State Warriors hitting their stride, Wizards stop Hawks

Nov 12, 2017 - 3:00 PM

This is the Warriors' 6th straight win by 17 points or more, the longest streak in franchise history

HISTORY. Kevin Durant powers the Warriors to their longest streak of winning by more than 17 points each game. File Photo by Ezra Shaw/Getty Images/AFP

76ers rookie Fultz out indefinitely

Oct 30, 2017 - 12:15 PM

Markelle Fultz's right shoulder injury hinders him from a top-pick performance this season

INDEFINITELY. NBA Draft top pick Markelle Fultz is currently seeing shoulder specialists for a diagnosis. Photo by Mike Stobe/Getty Images North America/AFP

Ben Simmons hits triple double in Sixers win vs Pistons

Oct 24, 2017 - 11:49 AM

Ben Simmons scores 21 points, grabs 12 rebounds, and passes out 10 assists

TRIPLE DOUBLE. Ben Simmons is on his way to join the ranks of basketball immortals Michael Jordan and LeBron James. Photo by Mitchell Leff/Getty Images/AFP

Injury woes behind him, 76ers' draft stud Ben Simmons set for NBA debut

Oct 16, 2017 - 1:27 PM

Ben Simmons will join Joel Embiid and Markelle Fultz as they try to pull the 76ers out of the NBA gutter

DEBUT. Ben Simmons has not played a regular season game since being selected first overall last year. Photo by Jamie Squire/Getty Images/AFP

42 injured in U.S. train crash – authorities

Aug 22, 2017 - 5:24 PM

All 42 people on board the moving train in Philadelphia Pennsylvania suffer non life threatening injuries when their high speed train runs into a stationary unoccupied train

Markelle Fultz out for rest of summer league after ankle sprain

Jul 10, 2017 - 11:10 AM

Philadelphia 76ers Markelle Fultz says he is ok and thanks those who were worried about him in a tweet

GETTING BETTER. After being helped off the court due to an ankle injury, the top pick in this year's NBA draft will not see any more action in the summer league. Photo by Ethan Miller/Getty Images North America/AFP