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Villanova Wins Third Straight Big East ‘Tourney Championship Downing Seton Hall

March 17, 2019

New York, NY — The Big East Tournament championship game wasn’t decided until less than one half of a second when the Wildcats  beat Seton Hall 74-72 while making history.

While in front of his own bench,Anthony Nelson attempted an inbound bass that ricocheted off the backboard.  The clock hit zero and the Wildcats had sealed their third consecutive conference tournament ...

Winning Culture: The Big Question

 

Welcome to ‘Winning Culture’ the new column focusing on the Philadelphia 76ers for tapintothemainline.com. Throughout the season we will be following the Sixers and trying to make sense of going from 10 wins to hopefully 55 in just three years. Be sure to check back each week for offbeat insights, weird references, and as many words about Joel Embiid as we can ...

Stolen Kobe Bryant Jersey Recovered From China, Back in Lower Merion

Ardmore, Lower Merion Township, PA — It's taken more than two years and traveled to the other side of the globe, but Kobe Bryant's missing jersey has finally made its way back home to Lower Merion High School.

The jersey was obtained by Liu Zhe, 28, a proud "Kobe stan" from Harbin, China, in October of 2018. Liu said he purchased the jersey for approximately $2,000 to ...

Philadelphia Union Aquire Jamiro Monteiro

Philadelphia, PA — The Philadelphia Union have acquired midfielder Jamiro Monteiro on loan from FC Metz in the French league 2.

Monteiro is a 25-year-old midfielder from the Netherlands. He has played the bulk of his career playing with Cambuur and Heracles Almelo of the Dutch Eredivisie. He scored ten goals in 90 appearances with those clubs. He joined the French side last year and ...

Phillies Sign Bryce Harper

Philadelphia, PA — The Philadelphia Phillies have signed Bryce Harper to a 13 year, $330 million deal with no opt-out options according to ESPN's Jeff Passan.

Bryce Harper, along with Manny Machado, was one of the biggest prizes in this year's free agent class. The 26-year-old Harper is a six-time All-Star. He won the rookie of the year award in 2012 and the National League ...

Flyers Trade Wayne Simmonds to the Predators

Philadelphia, PA — The Philadelphia Flyers have traded longtime right wing Wayne Simmonds to the Nashville Predators for right wing Ryan Hartman and a conditional 2020 draft pick.

The 2020 draft pick is currently a 4th round pick but will become a 3rd round pick if the Predators advance at least one round in the 2019 post-season.

The 30-year-old Wayne Simmonds has been a stalwart ...

Lower Merion Aces Quarterfinal Win over Chester - On to the PIAA 6A Semi Finals

Lower Merion Aces Quarterfinal Win over Chester - On to the 6A Semi Finals

 

No. 3 seed Aces, ended the 14 game winning streak of Chester’s Clippers.

The Aces battled their way to victory over the Clippers with a 67-59 win in the  PIAA District 1 Class 6A quarterfinals on Friday night.

Lower Merion noe faces No. 2 seed Coatesville at 6 p.m. Tuesday at Temple ...

Philadelphia Union Trade C.J. Sapong to Chicago Fire

Philadelphia, PA - The Philadelphia Union traded forward C.J. Sapong to the Chicago Fire for up to $450,000 in allocation money.

The $450,000 breaks down to $200,000 in 2019 general allocation money, $100,000 in targeted allocation money, and an additional $100,000 in 2019 if the Fire acquire more funds this season, if not it will be $100,000 next season.

Sapong scored 36 goals for the ...

Winning Culture: 12 Angry Games

 

Welcome to ‘Winning Culture’ the new column focusing on the Philadelphia 76ers for tapintothemainline.com. Throughout the season we will be following the Sixers and trying to make sense of going from 10 wins to hopefully 55 in just three years. Be sure to check back each week for offbeat insights, weird references, and as many words about Joel Embiid as we can ...

Aaron Nola Signs Extension, Avoids Arbitration

Philadelphia, PA — Philadelphia Phillies ace starting pitcher Aaron Nola signed a contract extension for four years and $45 million. The contract includes a club option for the 2023 season. In signing the contract he and the Phillies organization avoid the arbitration process. 

The full details of the deal per Jeff Passan of ESPN are a $2 million signing bonus. Then year over ...

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