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March 20, 2014

The Big 5 In The Big Dance: St. Joe’s And Villanova Both Play Tonight In A Philly Hoops Doubleheader In The NCAA Tournament Round Of 64

The Big 5 In The Big Dance: St. Joe’s And Villanova Both Play Tonight In A Philly Hoops Doubleheader In The NCAA Tournament Round Of 64

Look alive, college basketball fans! The 2014 NCAA Men’s Basketball Tournament’s Round of 64 begins this afternoon — and Philly is well represented this year with two Big 5 schools, Villanova University and Saint Joseph’s University, both qualifying for the exciting post-season hoops action. Both teams are in the East region of the bracket and face […]

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March 28, 2013

Tonight Picks: PIFA Opening Night Events, La Salle Vs. Wichita State, Freedom Seder Revisited And More

Tonight Picks: PIFA Opening Night Events,  La Salle Vs. Wichita State, Freedom Seder Revisited And More

[Evenings in Philadelphia are always action-packed and we want to help you cherry-pick from all the events and activities going on. On certain days that promise particularly bustling evenings, we round up our selections for the most can’t-miss pursuits with which to fill your schedule. See you out there!] As spring festival season gets underway, […]

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December 18, 2012

Deal Feed: Sixers Holiday Packs And Other Great Ticket Packages Are Available Now, Starting At Just $60

Deal Feed: Sixers Holiday Packs And Other Great Ticket Packages Are Available Now, Starting At Just $60

Just in time for the holidays, the Sixers are offering several great ticket packages, including discounted multi-game options and the popular Family & Friends package complete with food and drink. This year’s team is young, exciting and has a budding All Star in point guard Jrue Holiday, so if you haven’t had an opportunity to […]

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October 31, 2012

The Sixers Begin Their 50th Season in Philadelphia Tonight At The Wells Fargo Center; Celebrate All Season Long With Dollar Dog Nights And Special Ticket Packages

The Sixers Begin Their 50th Season in Philadelphia Tonight At The Wells Fargo Center; Celebrate All Season Long With Dollar Dog Nights And Special Ticket Packages

After an exciting offseason, the Sixers officially tip-off the 2012-2013 regular season tonight at the Wells Fargo Center against longtime Sixer Andre Iguodala and the Denver Nuggets. This year’s team blends familiar faces like Jrue Holiday, Evan Turner and Thaddeus Young, with new additions like veteran guard Jason Richardson, sharpshooter Nick Young and All-Star center […]

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October 2, 2012

The Sixers Bring Back $17.76 Mezzanine Ticket Pricing For November Home Games; Single Game Tickets Are Now On Sale

The Sixers Bring Back $17.76 Mezzanine Ticket Pricing For November Home Games; Single Game Tickets Are Now On Sale

After an exciting offseason that saw the departure of long-time swingman Andre Iguodala in exchange for All-Star center Andrew Bynum, the Sixers are almost ready to debut the 2012-2013 edition of the team. With training camp underway, the regular season is approaching rapidly and after much anticipation, single game tickets for all 41 home games […]

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August 14, 2012

Sixers Fans: Welcome New Sixer Andrew Bynum To Philadelphia During Tomorrow’s Public Press Conference At The National Constitution Center

Sixers Fans: Welcome New Sixer Andrew Bynum To Philadelphia During Tomorrow's Public Press Conference At The National Constitution Center

Recently, the Sixers were involved in one the NBA’s biggest offseason moves, trading longtime Sixer Andre Iguodala and receiving All-Star center Andrew Bynum from the Los Angeles Lakers, along with sharpshooting guard Jason Richardson. The Sixers are hoping to make a great first impression on the super-talented Bynum, so they are transforming the official press […]

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March 23, 2012

The First-Place Sixers Set To Host Four Upcoming Theme Nights And Giveways At The Wells Fargo Center

The First-Place Sixers Set To Host Four Upcoming Theme Nights And Giveways At The Wells Fargo Center

With more than two-thirds of the season complete, the Sixers are still holding their lead in the Atlantic Division over the rival Boston Celtics (who they face tonight) and New York Knicks. Now is a better time than ever to root the team on at the Wells Fargo Center, as they fight for the division […]

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March 12, 2012

Roundup: Alternative March Madness Celebrations In Philadelphia, From Comedy Brackets To Beer Tournaments

Roundup: Alternative March Madness Celebrations In Philadelphia, From Comedy Brackets To Beer Tournaments

March means a few things: the official beginning of spring (March 20: mark your calendar), Women’s History Month, St. Patrick’s Day festivities and, of course, March Madness. The 2012 NCAA Basketball Tournament kicks off this week with 67 games starting on Tuesday, March 13, and ending with the National Championship on April 2. Philadelphia’s tournament […]

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February 28, 2012

The Sixers To Host Wilt Chamberlain Night This Friday, March 2 To Honor The 50th Anniversary Of The Sports Legend’s NBA-Record 100-Point Game

The Sixers To Host Wilt Chamberlain Night This Friday, March 2 To Honor The 50th Anniversary Of The Sports Legend's NBA-Record 100-Point Game

This Friday’s Sixers game is a super special one. The team will honor Wilt Chamberlain at their home game against the Golden State, as March 2 marks the 50th anniversary of Chamberlain’s NBA-record, 100-point game. The record books are even heavier with his accomplishments: he was the only NBA player to score 4,000 points in […]

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February 13, 2012

Sixers Now Considering Bringing Back Big Shot As Their Mascot

Back in December, we told you about the Sixers’ search for a new mascot and their three new concepts: “Big Ben” Franklin, B. Franklin Dogg and Phil E. Moose. Initial reactions were mixed. The Sixers have since decided not to introduce a new mascot until later this season or potentially next season. But Sixers CEO Adam Aron did take to Twitter yesterday to ask fans about the idea of bringing back Big Shot as the Sixers mascot, saying “Been a surprising ground swell for Big Shot. Do you want Big Shot back… Yes or No?” What do you think? There’s already an online petition… [@SixersCEOAdam]