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James Harden on new contract with 76ers: ‘This is where I want to win’
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James Harden on new contract with 76ers: ‘This is where I want to win’

James Harden's new two-year contract with the Philadelphia 76ers became official on Wednesday, and the former NBA MVP is ready to get to work. "This is where I want to be. This is where I want to win, and I think we have the pieces to accomplish that goal," Harden said of the Sixers in a statement. "From my first day with the 76ers organization, the team and the fans have helped me feel at home here in Philadelphia. I'm excited to build off of last season and I can't wait to get out on the court with the guys and start this journey."  Harden's deal is ...
WWE WrestleMania 40 location: Philadelphia to host wrestling’s biggest event in 2024
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WWE WrestleMania 40 location: Philadelphia to host wrestling’s biggest event in 2024

WWE screengrab WWE announced Wednesday that Philadelphia will serve as host WrestleMania 40 on Saturday, April 6 and Sunday, April 7, 2024. The two-day event making a major anniversary for WWE will be held at Lincoln Financial Field, home of the NFL's Philadelphia Eagles.WrestleMania 40 will be the first time WWE has held their flagship event in Philadelphia since 1999, when WrestleMania XV took place at Wells Fargo Center, then named First Union Center. In the years since, WWE has moved...
Jake Paul vs. Hasim Rahman Jr.: Fight card, date, odds, PPV price, rumors, Showtime Boxing, complete guide
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Jake Paul vs. Hasim Rahman Jr.: Fight card, date, odds, PPV price, rumors, Showtime Boxing, complete guide

Getty Images Social media superstar Jake Paul has seen plenty of highlight reel knockouts in his short boxing career. Those knockouts have come against other social media personalities, a former NBA player and two former MMA champions. On Aug. 6, Paul will finally step into the ring against a trained boxer with a professional record when he faces Hasim Rahman Jr. in a Showtime pay-per-view main event. Paul (5-0, 4 KO) was supposed to face Tommy Fury, brother of heavyweight champion Tyson...
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Buccaneers sign Julio Jones: Former All-Pro joins Tom Brady on one-year deal reportedly worth up to $8 million

The Tampa Bay Buccaneers have added another former All-Pro receiver to their talented receiving corps, signing Julio Jones to a one-year deal, the team announced Wednesday. Jones will get the opportunity to catch passes from Tom Brady, joining a wide receiver unit that already features Mike Evans, Chris Godwin, and Russell Gage.Jones' contract has a base salary of $6 million and is worth up to $8 million, per NFL Network. ...
Jayson Tatum responds to Celtics reportedly offering Jaylen Brown in package for Nets’ Kevin Durant
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Jayson Tatum responds to Celtics reportedly offering Jaylen Brown in package for Nets’ Kevin Durant

USATSI Not long after a report surfaced that the Boston Celtics had offered Jaylen Brown in a package to the Brooklyn Nets in exchange for disgruntled star forward Kevin Durant, Celtics forward Jayson Tatum made it clear that he's happy with the team's roster as currently constructed. "I played with [Durant] during the Olympics," Tatum said while speaking to media members at the premiere of the Showtime documentary 'Point Gods.' "Obviously, he's a great player, but that's not my decision...
Muhammad Ali’s ‘Rumble in the Jungle’ WBC title belt sold for $6.18 million to Colts owner Jim Irsay
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Muhammad Ali’s ‘Rumble in the Jungle’ WBC title belt sold for $6.18 million to Colts owner Jim Irsay

Getty Images Muhammad's Ali's "Rumble in the Jungle" WBC title belt was sold for $6.18 million to Indianapolis Colts owner Jim Irsay at a recent auction. Irsay confirmed that he had acquired the historic belt on his Twitter account.The "Rumble in the Jungle" belt sold for the highest price of any sports collectible that was sold at Heritage Auctions.The WBC belt was first available to the general public in 1988 when Ali's late boxing coach Drew "Bundini" Brown had the contents of his st...
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Julio Jones free agency: Colts’ Chris Ballard says team has not discussed reuniting WR with Matt Ryan

The Indianapolis Colts have been linked to Julio Jones throughout the offseason, ever since the organization traded for Matt Ryan in March. A Ryan-Jones reunion has been available for months, yet the Colts haven't budged. General manager Chris Ballard shut down any opportunity of Jones going to the Colts, even though Indianapolis could use a veteran wide receiver. "I know there's reports out there, but those reports are wrong," Ballard said on the Colts' interest in Jones (per The Indianapolis Star). Ballard did address that the Colts have continued to talk to T.Y. Hilton about a possible return -- if they choose to add a veteran to the wide receiver room. "I just don't see quite the desperation," Ballard said on the ...
LOOK: Detroit Pistons unveil teal throwback jerseys for 2022-23 season
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LOOK: Detroit Pistons unveil teal throwback jerseys for 2022-23 season

Detroit Pistons The Detroit Pistons are the latest team that has unveiled new jerseys for the 2022-23 season. But instead of doing a total brand refresh, like what the Utah Jazz and Cleveland Cavaliers just released, the Pistons are throwing it back to 1996. Through a launch video on social media, the Pistons unveiled their iconic teal jerseys that the team last wore from 1996-2001. These will be the team's Classic Edition jerseys, and will be worn for 10 games during the upcoming season...
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Bengals owner Mike Brown says team is committed to keeping Joe Burrow and his receivers intact for long haul

Mike Brown didn't hide his affection for Joe Burrow. Last season, with the then-second-year quarterback under center, the Bengals' longtime owner watched his franchise make an improbable Super Bowl run that has rejuvenated his franchise and long-suffering fan base. "Everyone here likes him," Brown said of Burrow on Monday, via ESPN. "Sometimes it's so good you want to pinch yourself." ...
Ex-Lakers player Slava Medvedenko auctioning NBA championship rings to raise money for Ukraine
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Ex-Lakers player Slava Medvedenko auctioning NBA championship rings to raise money for Ukraine

Getty Images Former Los Angeles Lakers forward Slava Medvedenko is selling his two NBA championship rings from 2001 and 2002 to raise money for Ukraine, his native country. Both are 14K gold rings he earned while playing along side Shaquille O'Neal and Kobe Bryant.The rings are on the market at SCP Auctions through Aug. 5, and 100% of the profit will go Medvedenko's Fly High Foundation, which helps with sports infrastructure for Ukrainian children affected by Russia's invasion of the cou...