Wells Fargo Center

Philadelphia 76ers guard Ben Simmons (25) dribbles up court in front of guard Jimmy Butler (23) and center Joel Embiid (21) during the second quarter against the Boston Celtics at Wells Fargo Center.
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Dave Uram
April 12, 2019 - 8:58 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Why beat around the bush? This isn’t an ideal matchup for the 76ers. Head Coach Brett Brown referred to it as “dangerous” just over two weeks ago. But, here we are. The Sixers are hosting the Brooklyn Nets in Game 1 of the quarterfinals of The NBA Playoffs Saturday at...
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In this Wednesday March 27, 2019, photo, mixed martial arts fighter Justin Gaethje addresses fans after a workout in Philadelphia.
Jacqueline Larma/AP Photo
March 29, 2019 - 12:56 pm
By Dan Gelston, AP Sports Writer PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Justin Gaethje took a peek at the Philadelphia Flyers ice that covered the arena floor and recalled a time on that spot when he let a chance at wrestling triumph slip away. Gaethje was a Division I All-American wrestler at Northern Colorado and...
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Philadelphia 76ers guard Ben Simmons dribbles past LA Clippers forward Tobias Harris in front of center Joel Embiid  during the third quarter at Wells Fargo Center on Nov 1, 2018.
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Antionette Lee
March 04, 2019 - 2:50 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — In the Allen Iverson era, the Philadelphia 76ers sold out the Wells Fargo Center regularly. It seems like the revamped team may have reached that peak again. The Sixers are leading the National Basketball Association in attendance, according to ESPN . An average of 20...
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Fans headed to the Wells Fargo Center this fall will find the box office in a different place under just-announced renovation plans.
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Mike DeNardo
February 19, 2019 - 6:45 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Fans headed to the Wells Fargo Center this fall will find the box office in a different place under just-announced renovation plans. As part of its three-year, $260 million renovation, the Wells Fargo Center box office is being torn out this summer, says Center vice...
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A rendering of Pattison Place
Comcast Spectator
Andrew Kramer
February 09, 2019 - 4:00 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Citizens Bank Park, Lincoln Financial Field, the Wells Fargo Center and Xfinity Live! are all getting a new next door neighbor. Comcast Spectator, along with The Cordish Companies, have announced plans to build Pattison Place, a Class-A business building right where...
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The Philadelphia Wings visit Buffalo on Saturday night.
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Matt Leon
January 18, 2019 - 1:56 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — The Philadelphia Wings will be on the road tomorrow night, visiting the Buffalo Bandits. The expansion Wings are 0-4 so far in National Lacrosse League action. Most recently, this past Saturday, they lost a hard-fought battle with the undefeated Georgia Swarm at the...
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Philadelphia Flyers' Carter Hart, left, blocks a shot by Boston Bruins' Danton Heinen during the first period of an NHL hockey game, Wednesday, Jan. 16, 2019, in Philadelphia.
Matt Slocum/AP Photo
January 17, 2019 - 7:00 am
By Dan Gelston, AP Sports Writer PHILADELPHIA (AP) — The doors to the Philadelphia Flyers locker room opened and Lionel Ritchie's "All Night Long" was cranked at full volume. Raise the roof and have some fun? Sure, the Flyers could afford to cut loose for a change and enjoy a rare string of success...
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Kollectico, a Long Island-based custom bobblehead manufacturer, has unveiled its special edition Gritty bobbleheads.
Rachel Kurland
November 30, 2018 - 5:49 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Gritty is easily the most popular sports mascot of 2018, and it looks like collectibles of the carrot-colored creature will be a recurring theme for the holiday season. Kollectico, a Long Island-based custom bobblehead manufacturer, has unveiled its special edition...
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Former first lady Michelle Obama, left, is interviewed by Phoebe Robinson during the "Becoming: An Intimate Conversation with Michelle Obama" event at the Wells Fargo Center on Thursday, Nov. 29, 2018, in Philadelphia.
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November 30, 2018 - 8:51 am
NEW YORK (AP) — Michelle Obama's "Becoming" is selling at a pace rarely seen for a political memoir, or any nonfiction book. Combined hardcover, e-book and audio sales in the U.S. and Canada topped 2 million copies in the first 15 days, Crown Publishing announced Friday. By comparison, former first...
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Wing Bowl
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Mike DeNardo
October 30, 2018 - 8:56 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) -- One of the nation's most audacious, hedonistic and politically incorrect radio promotions has come to an end. After 26 years, Wing Bowl is no more. It all started because there was little hope among Philly sports fans that the Eagles would ever win the Super Bowl. So...
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