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NFL Draft in Philadelphia: List of public activities

As the NFL sets up shop in Philadelphia, which will host the draft from April 27 to 29, here are some details about this year’s draft in the City of Brotherly Love.

MLB prepares to celebrate Jackie Robinson Day

The youngest of five children, Jackie Roosevelt Robinson was an excellent athlete who played four sports as a youth football, basketball, track and baseball. But it was his dedication to baseball that would eventually change the sport forever.

Will Lonzo Ball go first in NBA draft?

It wasn’t long after UCLA’s 85-76 loss to the Kentucky Wildcats in the NCAA tournament’s Sweet 16 on March 24 that star freshman guard Lonzo Ball announced he was headed for the NBA.

Ben Simmons’ injury delays “the process” for Sixers

It’s getting harder for Philadelphia Sixers fans to Trust the Process.

Sixers trade Nerlens Noel

The Philadelphia Sixers traded Nerlens Noel to the Dallas Mavericks for guard-forward Justin Anderson, center Andrew Bogut and a 2017 first-round pick before the trade deadline.

Former Pro Baseball Player Omar Washington Trains Black Youth for Big Leagues

Omar Washington, a former professional baseball player with the Philadelphia Phillies and the Boston Red Sox is on a mission to increase minority participation in Major League Baseball.

Sixers 2016 Season Preview

“Trust the Process” has been the theme for the Philadelphia Sixers organization the last few seasons. After having another losing season with a 10-72 record, now is the time for the Sixers to begin their transformation from tanking and experimenting ...

Ryan Howard ends great career with Philadelphia Phillies

It’s an end of an era for the Philadelphia Phillies organization.

Sixers rookie Ben Simmons’ return timetable uncertain

Philadelphia Sixers rookie Ben Simmons will undergo surgery on his right foot this week. Simmons suffered a fracture of the fifth metatarsal bone in his right foot during a training camp scrimmage at Stockton University in New Jersey on Sept. ...

High School football players join anthem protest

A South Jersey High School football team joined in on the high-profile protests by San Francisco 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick and other sports stars. The protests have sparked a national debate about freedom of expression, the true meaning of the ...

Allen Iverson inducted into Hall of Fame

Former Philadelphia Sixers guard Allen Iverson was inducted into the Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame Sept. 9 in Springfield, Massachusetts. The Sixers superstar, who changed the culture of the NBA through his style and by being true to himself, ...

What will the Eagles do in 2016?

After finishing 10-6 in the both the 2013 and 2014 season, the Philadelphia Eagles regressed in 2015 with a record of 7-9. Owner Jeffery Laurie stepped in and made some huge changes to the roster.

Philadelphia to host 2017 NFL draft

The NFL draft is moving from the Windy City to the City of Brotherly Love.

Colin Kaepernick continues protest, joined by teammate

San Francisco 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick continued his peaceful protest against racial injustice Sept. 1 against the San Diego Chargers during the 49ers last preseason game.

New Jersey Olympians who brought home medals

While the world tuned in to watch the United States compete in various games during the 2016 Summer Olympics, back home – many people in New Jersey were cheering on their own in the competitions.