Philadelphia

Best case, worst case: Can Therese Maxi take another leap towards stardom?

Does The Sixers have a star in Tyrese Maxey? Lots of fans’ answer was a resounding yes, and I’m not here to pass judgment on anyone dreaming of big things for Maxey. Between the progress he’s already shown, the reviews he gets from everyone he works with, and the environment he’s in here in Philadelphia, …

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Best case and worst case: The hot and cold weather at Danuel House Jr.

One of the funniest subplots of the 2022 season for Philadelphia was complaining that they were regrouping the Rockets that Daryl Morey oversaw in Houston. I’m not sure if you’ve noticed, but those Rockets have been very good, achieving more/going further on that tour than the Sixers have in the last two decades. There are …

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Best case, worst case: Can James Harden turn back the clock and get his old self back?

James Harden has to be one of the most polarizing stars of the modern basketball era. He’s garnered a slew of loyal fans who will (and do) go to fight for him every day, inspiring his loyalists with a streak of continued excellence in Houston. There are also detractors and skeptics, who point out that …

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The Bok Building is set to open a new rooftop soccer field and retail center this spring

The Buck Building in South Philadelphia is set to welcome its only sports-themed tenant this fall, as the U90 Football Center prepares to open the city’s first rooftop soccer field. This is the company’s first project outside of New York, focusing primarily on its community sports center and retail space in Queens. When owner Zac …

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Ben Simmons’ future in Brooklyn Nets, trade news, report claims Aussie left hangout

Ben Simmons’ rocky NBA career took another turn after a Brooklyn Nets guard left a group of players ahead of a crucial playoff last season. Simmons was first drafted overall by the Philadelphia 76ers in the 2016 NBA Draft, but found himself facing off with the franchise after demanding a trade. The Australian was eventually …

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Rooftop Football Coming to South Philly’s Bok

A New York soccer center wants to take Philly’s soccer scene to new heights – the Buck’s rooftop. News leadership: The U90 Football Center, which operates a football complex with grass pitches, events and retail space in Queens, will be coming to the former professional school-turned creative hub in South Philly this fall. U90 founder …

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