Sixers dominate Raptors to take 2-1 series lead

Fri, 03 May 2019 - 03:40 GMT

Joel Embiid finished with 33 points as the Philadelphia 76ers routed the Toronto Raptors 116-95 on Thursday to seize a 2-1 lead in their NBA second-round playoff series.

Eagles edge Bears, Chargers oust Ravens in NFL playoff thrillers

Mon, 07 Jan 2019 - 11:05 GMT

Defending Super Bowl champion Philadelphia edged the Chicago Bears and the Los Angeles Chargers ousted Baltimore from the championship chase in two NFL playoff thrillers Sunday.

Black men in Philadelphia arrest settle with Starbucks, city

Thu, 03 May 2018 - 02:10 GMT

Two black men arrested while waiting at Starbucks store reached a confidential financial settlement with the coffee chain and dropped legal claims.

Bill Cosby found guilty at sexual assault retrial

Thu, 26 Apr 2018 - 08:10 GMT

Disgraced television icon Bill Cosby was convicted Thursday of sexual assault by a US jury -- losing a years-long legal battle that was made tougher at retrial.

Golden State hitting their stride, Wizards stop Hawks

Sun, 12 Nov 2017 - 10:46 GMT

The Golden State Warriors delivered a message that the defending league champs are back on form with a dominating 135-114 victory over the Philadelphia 76ers on Saturday.

Ali Farag wins US Open Squash Championship

Sun, 15 Oct 2017 - 09:03 GMT

Egyptian squash player Ali Farag won US Open Squash Championship that took place at the Drexel University in Philadelphia.

Nour el Tayeb 1st Egyptian to win US Open Squash Championship title

Sun, 15 Oct 2017 - 04:30 GMT

Nour el Tayeb has become the first Egyptian to win the title of the US Open Squash Championship that took place at the Drexel University in Philadelphia.

Egypt's Tayeb to US Open squash championship final

Sat, 14 Oct 2017 - 01:30 GMT

Egypt's Nour El Tayeb has qualified for the final game of the US Open Squash Championship Friday.

Will Smith turns 49

Mon, 25 Sep 2017 - 05:04 GMT

September 25 marks the birthday of Will Smith, who is turning 49

Teen wisdom tackles racial ghosts in genre-merging US opera

Fri, 15 Sep 2017 - 07:30 GMT

At a time when the United States is consumed by debate over how to remember its racial history, could deeper insights into the past come from the mouths of teenagers?

Celebrating Jacqueline Susann’s birthday on Sunday

Sun, 20 Aug 2017 - 01:30 GMT

Celebrating the 99th birthday of Jacqueline Susann, author of Guinness Book of World Records’ most popular novel.

Tom Hank's charitable achievements

Sun, 09 Jul 2017 - 03:28 GMT

Although the award-winning actor is mostly known for his film career, Tom Hanks has invested a great deal of his time and effort to causes and charity work.