Philly Sports Playback

Ruben Amaro Jr.
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Dave Uram
June 23, 2020 - 6:27 pm
Ruben Amaro Jr. was a member of the Phillies front office during arguably their most successful era. However, the Phillies haven’t won a title since 2008. He shares what he would have done differently during his time as general manager. Read more here.
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Philadelphia Phillies closer Brad Lidge and catcher Carlos Ruiz celebrate a World Series championship
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Dave Uram
June 22, 2020 - 2:40 pm
In 2008, a generation of Philadelphia sports fans didn’t know what a major sports championship felt like. Read more here.
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Sixers Lakers June 6, 2001
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Dave Uram
June 06, 2020 - 8:00 am
June 6, 2001, remains one of the most memorable in recent Sixers history, and to date. That game featured Allen Iverson’s iconic step back, then step-over shot. Read the Philly Sports Playback here.
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Sixer Allen Iverson does a chest slam with Raja Bell during Game 7 of the NBA Eastern Conference Finals at the First Union Center in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania Sunday June 3, 2001.
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Dave Uram
June 03, 2020 - 12:46 pm
It was a Sunday night at the First Union Center. The 76ers were on the doorstep of advancing to The Finals for the first time since 1983. Read more here.
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Roy Halladay’s perfect game
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Dave Uram
May 29, 2020 - 12:35 pm
Ten years since he threw the 20th perfect game in Major League Baseball history, a biographer looks back at the life and legacy of Roy Halladay. Read more here.
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A hockey fan holds up a Flyers logo
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Dave Uram
May 28, 2020 - 1:32 pm
Many say it’s the loudest they ever heard the Spectrum. The Flyers, 33 years ago, found themselves trailing the visiting Edmonton Oilers 2-1 in Game 6. Young defenseman J.J. Daigneault fired a slap shot from the blue line that somehow got past Grant Fuhr, and the building went berserk. Read more...
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Flyers win Stanley Cup 1975
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Dave Uram
May 27, 2020 - 6:21 pm
Forty-five years ago, the Broad Street Bullies gave Philadelphia its second of back-to-back Stanley Cup titles. Read more here.
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Philadelphia 76ers head coach Billy Cunningham against the Atlanta Hawks at The Omni.
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Dave Uram
May 23, 2020 - 8:00 am
Billy Cunningham, a key player for the Sixers in the ’60s and ’70s, and their head coach from 1977 to 1985, was all too familiar with coughing up big series leads to the rival Celtics and eventually losing. However, on May 23, 1982 — 38 years ago today — the underdog 76ers prevailed 120-106. Read...
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The Sixers' Allen Iverson celebrates in the crowd after the Sixers beat the Toronto Raptors in game seven of their series on Sunday, May 20, 2001.
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Dave Uram
May 20, 2020 - 12:20 pm
On May 20, 2001, the capacity crowd at the then-First Union Center saw their Sixers leading the Raptors 88-87 with 2 seconds left in the game. The 2001 76ers advanced to the NBA Finals, where they lost to the Los Angeles Lakers. But their run that season was magical, and it created a generation of...
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