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  • 76ers rookie Zhaire Smith suffers foot injury

    76ers rookie Zhaire Smith suffers foot injury

    The Philadelphia 76ers have had a bad run with injuries over the past few seasons, and that streak has seemingly continued. The Sixers announced that rookie Zhaire Smith injured his left foot at a summer developmental camp in Las Vegas. The team will not release a timetable for his return until they...
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    Made in America announces winners of first culinary competiton; festival makes deal to stay in Philadelphia

    Made in America, the annual music festival from Jay-Z's Roc Nation has announced the winners of its first culinary competition for food vendors, not long after reaching an agreement for the festival to stay in Philadelphia at Benjamin Franklin Parkway. The 29 winners of the contest will be food...
  • Joel Embiid targeting NBA MVP Award

    Joel Embiid targeting NBA MVP Award

    Joel Embiid has set lofty goals for himself. The dynamic Philadelphia 76ers center wants to win MVP and if he’s healthy, he’s certainly capable. The dominant two-way big guy has the ability to score in a number of ways–both around the hoop and from the perimeter–and he is ranked as one of the better...
  • Jay-Z responds to Philadelphia canceling Benjamin Franklin Parkway location for Made in America

    Jay-Z responds to Philadelphia canceling Benjamin Franklin Parkway location for Made in America

    As of 2019, the city of Philadelphia no longer wants the annual Made in America Festival from Jay-Z's Roc Nation to be held at Benjamin Franklin Parkway, and Jay-Z isn't happy about it. In an open letter published in the Philadelphia Inquirer, Jay-Z said: "We are disappointed that the mayor of the...
  • Philadelphia 76ers seeking more shooting

    Philadelphia 76ers seeking more shooting

    The Philadelphia 76ers have lost several free agents this offseason, namely Marco Belinelli and Ersan Ilyasova, and they are reportedly looking to replace that perimeter shooting. The team has engaged in talks with the Cleveland Cavaliers about a deal that would bring sharpshooter Kyle Korver to...
  • Cat Power announces new album 'Wanderer' and world tour

    Cat Power announces new album 'Wanderer' and world tour

    Chan Marshall aka Cat Power has announced her next studio album as the follow up to 2012’s Sun. The alternative rock singer and guitarist announced on Wednesday that she’ll be releasing an 11-song album on Oct. 5 titled Wanderer. The news of her upcoming 10th studio album earlier this afternoon also...
  • Gregory Alan Isakov Tour heading to North America and Europe for fall 2018

    Gregory Alan Isakov Tour heading to North America and Europe for fall 2018

    Acoustic Indie-folk singer and songwriter Gregory Alan Isakov has announced his first studio album since 2013’s The Weatherman and will plan on touring North America and Europe in support of the project this fall. The popular acoustic guitarist, singer and producer will release Evening Machines on...
  • Jay Rock announces The Big Redemption Tour

    Jay Rock announces The Big Redemption Tour

    West Coast rapper Jay Rock has announced the dates for his upcoming North American headlining fall tour. Named The Big Redemption Tour, the 29-show trek is set to begin on Sept. 12 in Lawrence, Kansas and runs well into the fall before ending in front of a hometown audience at Los Angeles’ Fonda...
  • Ben Simmons wins NBA Rookie of the Year Award

    Ben Simmons wins NBA Rookie of the Year Award

    One of the great debates throughout the 2017-18 season surrounded who would win the NBA’s Rookie of the Year Award. Long considered a match between two heavyweights, Philadelphia 76ers forward Ben Simmons outlasted Utah Jazz guard Donovan Mitchell for the distinction. Simmons, who missed the 2016-1...
  • Nick Cannon Presents: Wild ‘N Out Live 2018 tour set to dominate US

    Nick Cannon Presents: Wild ‘N Out Live 2018 tour set to dominate US

    Nick Cannon’s “Wild ‘N Out” was a staple in MTV’s televised programming schedule starting in 2005 and running off and on until its 11th and final season in 2017. During its time on MTV and MTV2, the popular improv comedy/competition show featured Nick Cannon hosting two teams of comedians in their...
  • 5 must-see artists at Made in America 2018

    5 must-see artists at Made in America 2018

    Jay-Z's seventh annual Made in America festival, headlined by Nicki Minaj and Post Malone, will take place at Benjamin Franklin Parkway in Philadelphia on Sept. 1-2. The festival is known for having an eclectic mix of artists, particularly from hip-hop, R&B, dance and pop. Pre-sale tickets for...
  • Made In America Festival 2018 headliners include Nicki Minaj and Post Malone

    Made In America Festival 2018 headliners include Nicki Minaj and Post Malone

    Jay-Z’s Made In America Festival continues to keep Philadelphia firmly established on the North American music festival map heading into the summer. The annual two-day event returns to Benjamin Franklin Parkway on Sept. 1-2 this year, and will feature headlining performances from Nicki Minaj and...
  • Reggae legends Ziggy Marley and Steel Pulse teaming up for summer concerts

    Reggae legends Ziggy Marley and Steel Pulse teaming up for summer concerts

    Popular reggae singer and guitarist Ziggy Marley has added onto his already busy summer touring schedule with a new batch of gigs alongside British roots-reggae outfit, Steel Pulse. As Marley’s Rebellion Rises summer tour returns to North America in the second half of summer, he’ll link up with...
  • Philadelphia 76ers ink coach Brett Brown to contract extension

    Philadelphia 76ers ink coach Brett Brown to contract extension

    Brett Brown, a head coach who has been through the highs and lows with the Philadelphia 76ers, is being rewarded for his persistence, patience and success. The Sixers have given Brown a 3-year contract extension, a deal that comes on the heels of a run to the Eastern Conference semifinals. Brown...
  • Snow Patrol confirms tour with Ed Sheeran, releases new album

    Snow Patrol confirms tour with Ed Sheeran, releases new album

    Popular Irish alt-rock band Snow Patrol released their long-awaited seventh studio album on Friday with Wilderness. The 10-song studio album is their first since Fallen Empires arrived back in November 2011, and re-introduces the band to a new generation of rock fans both overseas and here in North...
  • Ezra Furman plays 'The Chris Gethard Show,' announces fall tour

    Ezra Furman plays 'The Chris Gethard Show,' announces fall tour

    Ezra Furman has officially made it in the music world. How so? Well, because he was invited to share his talents on “The Chris Gethard Show,” a comedy show shown on TruTV. Being invited to play on television is a great honor within itself, as many artists both past and present can attest to. Many of...
  • The Horrors announce 2018 North American summer tour dates

    The Horrors announce 2018 North American summer tour dates

     British post-punk rockers The Horrors will be making their way back to the U.S. and Canada this June, with 14 concerts now scheduled throughout the early summer summer month. The band revealed the North American leg of their 2018 touring schedule on Wednesday, which is set to begin on June 12 in...
  • Joel Embiid likes Philadelphia 76ers’ chances in 2018

    Joel Embiid likes Philadelphia 76ers’ chances in 2018

    The Philadelphia 76ers have made a cottage industry out of the phrase “Trust the Process.” According to the process’ biggest component, the time for waiting is over. Joel Embiid, an All-Star and Defensive Player of the Year candidate, has helped transform the Sixers franchise from stumbling to...
  • Philadelphia 76ers jump in apparel sales

    Philadelphia 76ers jump in apparel sales

    The Philadelphia 76ers’ ascent in the Eastern Conference standings spurred similar growth with team apparel and merchandise. According to ESPN, the Sixers trailed only the Golden State Warriors and Cleveland Cavaliers in merchandise sales during the regular season. The Warriors and Cavaliers have...
  • Joel Embiid likely to miss first game of NBA playoffs

    Joel Embiid likely to miss first game of NBA playoffs

    Philadelphia 76ers center Joel Embiid is expected to miss the first game of the NBA playoffs due to a broken orbital bone. The Sixers will open their postseason schedule Saturday night at 8:00 ET against the Miami Heat. When Embiid returns for the third-seeded Sixers, he will need to wear a mask to...
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