Cam Atkinson was brutally honest about the state of the Blue Jackets after getting traded to Philly

When you think of the Columbus Blue Jackets, Cam Atkinson is one of the first names that comes to mind. Drafted 157th overall in the 2008 draft, the 5’8 forward worked his tail off to crack the roster and gradually became one of the greatest scorers in the franchise’s history. But since becoming a regular in the 2011-12 season, Atkinson has played beyond the first round just once and the losing finally got to him.
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Philadelphia 76ers: 4 free agents to stay away from

The Philadelphia 76ers are entering a pivotal offseason and the front office has to make all the right moves to bolster this team’s depth. With that in mind, free agency will be very important for the Sixers this offseason. While there are certainly free agents who Darryl Morey, the president...
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Mask up in Bucks? County 'has no plans' to require masks for vaccinated residents

Calls for vaccinated Americans to wear masks send the wrong message to the public and Bucks County will not recommend or require face coverings, officials said. "Part of the motivation for people to get vaccinated has been eliminating the need to wear masks in order to be safe from the worst effects of the coronavirus or to keep from spreading it to others," read a statement released by county commissioners Diane Ellis-Marseglia, Bob Harvey and Gene DiGirolamo.
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Philadelphia Museum of Art hosting block and house party combo

The Philadelphia Museum of Art is hosting an all-day block party on Saturday, Aug. 14 that will end with a "house party" filled with performances inside the museum. Ant Clemons will headline. The New Jersey native has collaborated with Kanye West, Beyoncé, Camila Cabello and others. His "Happy 2 Be Here" extended play album received a nomination at the 63rd annual Grammy Awards for best R&B album. Most recently, Clemons, along with Justin Timberlake, Bruce Springsteen, Demi Lovato and Bon Jovi, performed at the inauguration of Joe Biden.
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Sixers Have Denied Latest Report About Ben Simmons

It’s already been an interesting offseason in Philly. The latest drama surrounding Ben Simmons took a new twist on Monday. Jake Fischer of Bleacher Report told Steve Lipman and Dan Volpone of the SB Nation’s Liberty Ballers blog that the Sixers have been unable to contact Simmons at all so far this offseason.
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What's New on Netflix in August 2021

Netflix is bringing you some bingeable comedy to help beat the summer heat. On Aug. 1, 2021, the streaming service will release seasons 1-7 of 30 Rock as part of its monthly refresh, as well as a number of other movies and TV shows, including Friday Night Lights, Catch Me If You Can, Inception and more.
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Philly police retirements tick up in 2020 amid pandemic and protests

PHILADELPHIA — Retirements in the Philadelphia Police Department spiked in 2020 as the city convulsed from protests over police brutality and battled through the coronavirus pandemic. Police retirements were up 25 percent last year compared with 2019, according to the Kenney administration. Of the 149 police retirees last year, 117...
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Landon Dickerson Signs Rookie Deal with Philly

Former Alabama Crimson Tide center Landon Dickerson has signed his standard four-year rookie contract with the Philadelphia Eagles. Dickerson is slotted to make $8.7 million after being selected 37th overall in the second round of the 2021 NFL Draft. According to NFL Insider Mike Garafolo the Eagles intend to give...

Are Nick Sirianni’s Philadelphia Eagles rebuilding or rebranding?

Jalen Hurts #2, Philadelphia Eagles (Photo by Christian Petersen/Getty Images) Questions abound as the Philadelphia Eagles approach training camp. It has been 184 days since the hiring of the new Philadelphia Eagles head coach, Nick Sirianni. This begs the question. Are the Eagles in a rebuilding situation or is this more of a regroup? Keep in mind that they won the Super Bowl a little over three years ago. Since then they posted 9-7 win-loss totals in two consecutive seasons, and they went 4-11-1 during the 2020-2021 season.
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How the Kolache Factory Makes its Signature Kolaches

Been down to Houston and tried Kolache Factory? If you haven't add it to your travel bucket list. Kolache Factory offers delicious kolaches, and luckily for us we've found the secrets to how their kolaches are made. These fast, pick up pastries are one of our favorite Texas breakfast items. And thanks to Click2Houston, we get an inside look at just how the Kolache Factory rolls are made.
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Philly DA Criticizes Proposed Settlement with Big Pharma, Files Lawsuit Against PA Attorney General’s Office

PHILADELPHIA, PA — The Philadelphia District Attorney’s Office is criticizing a proposed settlement that was announced by Pennsylvania’s Attorney General and state attorneys general from North Carolina, New York, Delaware, Louisiana, Tennessee, and Connecticut. The DAO also filed a complaint against the Pennsylvania Office of Attorney General to stop any potential effort by the AG’s Office to derail other, different lawsuits brought by the Philly DAO against opioid defendants.

Several Eagles angles to the big Aaron Rodgers news

Pretty big news out of Green Bay on Monday as Aaron Rodgers is reportedly set to show up for Packers training camp. ESPN reports the Packers convinced Rodgers not to skip out by offering the reigning NFL MVP a number of concessions. We’re not going to dive into all of those details here but we are going to look at the Philadelphia angles to this news since there are a number of them.
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NBA rumors: 76ers, Mavericks linked to veteran guard Eric Bledsoe

It's been a pretty eventful offseason, both directly and indirectly, for veteran guard Eric Bledsoe. The 31-year-old, previously a member of the Phoenix Suns for about four seasons and the Milwaukee Bucks for three, was able to watch those exact two teams square off in a memorable NBA Finals. And while it's likely Bledsoe would have enjoyed taking part in that, he found himself on the frustratingly "meh" New Orleans Pelicans during the 2020-21 season, starting nearly every game for the 31-41 Zion Williamson-centric squad.