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Yeshiva and Worcester Polytechnic Institute players warm up before an NCAA DIII college basketball game that allowed no spectators.
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AP News
March 09, 2020 - 9:16 pm
The NBA, NHL, Major League Baseball and Major League Soccer are closing access to locker rooms and clubhouses to all non-essential personnel in response to the coronavirus crisis, the leagues announced in a joint statement Monday night. Read more here.
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Jesse Pantuosco
March 05, 2020 - 11:09 am
Even when he’s not on the court, 76ers center Joel Embiid continues to make headlines, this time as a clue on Jeopardy, where a contestant guessed his nickname in hilariously wrong fashion
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Philadelphia 76ers guard Alec Burks, center, shoots as Los Angeles Lakers center Dwight Howard, left, and forward LeBron James defend during the first half of an NBA basketball game Tuesday, March 3, 2020, in Los Angeles.
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AP News
March 04, 2020 - 10:31 am
The superstar duo of Anthony Davis and LeBron James had another full night of doing things that blow people's minds. Against an undermanned but lively Sixers lineup, Los Angeles needed most of that magic to win again. Read more here.
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Ben Simmons and Joel Embiid
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Dave Uram
March 03, 2020 - 10:58 am
A synchronized offense has definitely been an issue with the 76ers’ uniquely constructed roster, while Embiid and Simmons remain out of the game. Amid criticism, Brett Brown still believes the two can lead his team to victory. Read more here.
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Utah Jazz forward Bojan Bogdanovic (44) high-fives a fan after shooting the game-winning three point basket during the second half of an NBA basketball game against the Houston Rockets, Sunday, Feb. 9, 2020, in Houston.
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Tim Jimenez
March 03, 2020 - 8:07 am
The National College Players Association says the NCAA should consider having men's and women's tournament games in empty arenas and eliminating events where players and fans interact. The NBA, in a memo sent to teams on Sunday, offered 10 recommendations to players with hopes of decreasing risks...
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Philadelphia Flyers right wing Nicolas Aube-Kubel (62) celebrates a goal with teammates against the San Jose Sharks at Wells Fargo Center.
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Dave Uram
March 02, 2020 - 9:21 am
If you had asked Philadelphia sports fans in October which winter team had the best chance for a parade in 2020, I’d be shocked if many would have said the Flyers. The 76ers were expected to be one of the top two teams in the East, and the Flyers were stuck in mediocrity. Fast-forward to present...
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Philadelphia 76ers center Joel Embiid (21) and guard Ben Simmons (25) during a free throw against the Atlanta Hawks in the second quarter at State Farm Arena.
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Dave Uram
February 28, 2020 - 9:45 am
The good news from the Sixers going into the weekend is it sounds like Joel Embiid could be out for just a short time, and that’s very important as the postseason is just over a month and a half away. Read more here.
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Philadelphia 76ers' Tobias Harris, left, and Joel Embiid celebrate during overtime in an NBA basketball game against the Brooklyn Nets, Thursday, Feb. 20, 2020, in Philadelphia. Philadelphia won 112-104.
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AP News
February 21, 2020 - 7:58 am
Joel Embiid had 39 points and 16 rebounds, Alec Burks and Shake Milton added big baskets in overtime and the Philadelphia 76ers extended their dominance at home with a 112-104 victory over the Brooklyn Nets. Read more here.
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Jennifer Hudson sings a tribute to former NBA All-Star Kobe Bryant and his daughter Gianna, who were killed in a helicopter crash Jan. 26, before the NBA All-Star basketball game Sunday, Feb. 16, 2020, in Chicago.
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AP News
February 17, 2020 - 8:12 am
This All-Star weekend was Michael Jordan's longtime home of Chicago, highlighted by a game where LeBron James and Giannis Antetokounmpo served as captains — but it was, predictably and understandably, overshadowed by the mourning of Kobe Bryant. Read more here.
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Los Angeles Clippers' Kawhi Leonard, left, drives past Philadelphia 76ers' Ben Simmons during the first half of an NBA basketball game, Tuesday, Feb. 11, 2020, in Philadelphia.
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AP News
February 12, 2020 - 8:50 am
Ben Simmons and Joel Embiid kept the Philadelphia 76ers close until Josh Richardson took over. Richardson scored 17 of his 21 points in the fourth quarter, helping the Sixers beat the Los Angeles Clippers 110-103 on Tuesday night. Read more here.
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