Earl Lloyd: The Forgotten Pioneer

This week, the basketball world lost perhaps its greatest pioneer.  Earl Lloyd, the NBA’s first African-American player, died at the age of 86 on Tuesday, sending shockwaves through the league. Lloyd, who made his NBA debut with the Washington Capitals in 1950, was a member of the Syracuse Nationals’ 1955 title team and was inducted […]

Sevens Spotlight: Goin' Streaking

by Doug AmmonSince the last time we checked in on the Delaware 87ers (16-19), the squad has been on a winning streak that would make Charlie Sheen green with jealousy. A 112-105 victory against the Canton Charge Tuesday night handed the team their fifth straight W, the longest streak in the two-year history of their […]

Sixers 365 Podcast: Episode 12

In Episode 12 of Sixers 365, Sixers.com’s Max Rappaport and 97.5 The Fanatic FM’s Brian Seltzer talk about a busy trade deadline day, Nerlens Noel’s free-throw shooting, and exactly who is Chu Chu Maduabum. Make sure to subscribe via iTunes. *If using our mobile app, please click “view in browser” Article source: http://www.nba.com/sixers/news/150227-sixers-365

Preview: Sixers vs. Wizards (2/27/15)

Fri., Feb. 27, 7:00 (EST) | TV: CSN Philly | Radio: 97.5 FM by Doug Ammon After establishing themselves as one of the top teams in the Eastern Conference for most the season, the Washington Wizards (33-25) are in the midst of a downward spiral, losing five straight games and 10 of their last 12 heading into […]

Sixers Celebrate 'Read Across America Day' With Reading Assembly On Monday, March 2 At 1pm

ASSEMBLY TIPS OFF SIXERS READING MONTH AND SERIES OF BOOK DISTRIBUTION EVENTS THROUGHOUT MARCH PHILADELPHIA – FEBRUARY 27, 2015 – The Philadelphia 76ers will celebrate “Read Across America Day” and tip off Sixers Reading Month with an assembly on Monday, March 2 at William H. Ziegler School (5935 Saul Street, Philadelphia, PA) starting at 1:00 […]

Bucks County ambulance company owner, manager going to prison

The owner and manager of a Bucks County ambulance company were sentenced to a combined 82 months in prison for their roles in a scheme that resulted in Medicare paying nearly $2 million in fraudulent bills for transportation services. John George Senior Reporter- Philadelphia Business Journal Email  |  Twitter  |  Google+ The owner and manager […]

Take a peak at this year’s Flower Show and find out next year’s theme

This year’s Flower Show takes us to the movies. Francis Hilario Reporter- Philadelphia Business Journal Email  |  LinkedIn  |  Twitter With the Academy Awards still fresh on people’s minds, the Philadelphia Flower Show will “Celebrate the Movies” starting Saturday, shining a spotlight on all things Disney and Pixar for this year’s show. (Check out photos […]

Company that tried to buy PGW getting acquired for $3 billion

UIL Holdings, the Connecticut company that was trying to buy Philadelphia Gas Works last year, just got bought by a Spanish utility. Lauren Hertzler Staff Writer- Philadelphia Business Journal Email  |  Twitter UIL Holdings, the Connecticut company that was trying to buy Philadelphia Gas Works last year, just agreed to be bought by a Spanish […]

Philadelphia Soul signs deal with N.J. practice facility

The Philadelphia Soul will have a new site in South Jersey for its training camp next month. 16 photos John George Senior Reporter- Philadelphia Business Journal Email  |  Twitter  |  Google+ The Philadelphia Soul signed a three-year deal with The Field House in Moorestown, N.J. to serve as the team’s practice facility for training camp […]

Home of the Day: Exquisite Custom Home!

Situated on 2.5 acres of manicured grounds this exquisite home lies in the midst of one of Bucks Counties most desirable communities and provides the setting for this impressive home. By Jim Robinson, Realtor® Home of the Day is presented by the Philadelphia Business Journal with Long Foster Real Estate, Inc.. This is your invitation […]