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Published: Fri, 09 Dec 2016 00:33:23 GMT
Smallwood: Who's the Sixers' next lottery pick?
THE SIXERS are a quarter of the way through the NBA schedule, and they are well on their way to again reaching the organizational goal of the last four seasons: finishing at the bottom of the standings in order to increase the odds of reaching the top of the NBA draft lottery.
Smallwood: Eagles' season no laughing matter
DOUG PEDERSON knew immediately that his attempt at levity had not gone well.
At Wednesday's news conference, a reporter began a question with the notion that the Eagles were still technically in the NFC playoff picture.
Smallwood: Pederson needs the Eagles to 'man up'
NOW, WE WILL start to see what kind of leader Doug Pederson will be.
Not that it is ever easy to be a rookie head coach in the NFL, but things tend to be a little smoother when your record is 3-0 or 4-2.
Smallwood: Simmons documentary a behind-the-scenes slam dunk
THE FIRST headlines concerning Sixers rookie Ben Simmons and the Showtime bio-documentary One & Done concentrated on the epic takedown the No. 1 overall pick laid on the NCAA and its hypocrisy of making billions of dollars off the work of student-athletes while paying them nothing.
Smallwood: Eagles mistakes less costly than Vikings'
THERE WAS a point during the first quarter of the game between the Philadelphia Eagles and Minnesota Vikings when the only thought was to score a victory by any means, no matter how ugly things ended up looking.