Sixers to open 2020-21 first-half schedule by hosting the Wizards on Dec. 23

But fans won’t be allowed to attend games at the Wells Fargo Center at the start of the season due to COVID-19 restrictions.

Sixers to open 2020-21 first-half schedule by hosting the Wizards on Dec. 23

But fans won’t be allowed to attend games at the Wells Fargo Center at the start of the season due to COVID-19 restrictions.

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Scott Rolen’s HOF candidacy gaining steam, but first he belongs on Phillies Wall of Fame | Bob Brookover

“We could write a book about that segment of my career, but the relationships I had in Philadelphia are for a lifetime,” Rolen said. “I’m a Philadelphia Phillie. That’s where I started my career."
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Scott Rolen’s HOF candidacy gaining steam, but first he belongs on Phillies Wall of Fame | Bob Brookover

“We could write a book about that segment of my career, but the relationships I had in Philadelphia are for a lifetime,” Rolen said. “I’m a Philadelphia Phillie. That’s where I started my career."

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Miles Sanders is the Eagles’ best offensive player. They’re wasting him. | Mike Sielski

He's the team's most dynamic offensive player, and the Eagles have a system to maximize his talents. Too often, though, he's a phantom.
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Miles Sanders is the Eagles’ best offensive player. They’re wasting him. | Mike Sielski

He's the team's most dynamic offensive player, and the Eagles have a system to maximize his talents. Too often, though, he's a phantom.
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