WOJ: Ben Simmons and Sixers Reach an Agreement on His Salary Grievance

ESPN’s Adrian Wojnarowski is reporting the Sixers and Ben Simmons have reached a settlement agreement regarding Simmons’s salary grievance.

Simmons filed a grievance after the Sixers withheld nearly $20 million from the embattled former superstar. Simmons never played a game for the team during the 2021-22 season and was shipped to Brooklyn as part of the James Harden trade.

As Woj points out, the Sixers maintain Simmons violated his contract thus the docking of his pay.

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Eagles Trade JJAW to Seattle for Ugo Amadi

The J.J. ArcegaWhiteside era is officially over in Philadelphia. JJAW, the Birds second round pick in 2019, has been dealt to the Pacific Northwest for defensive back Ugo Amadi.

JJAW’s official Eagles stat line: 16 REC, 290 YDS, 1 TD, and countless special teams plays.

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Bryce Harper Takes BP, Timetable for His Return Revealed

Philadelphia Phillies designated hitter Bryce Harper took to Instagram to update fans on his status. Needless to say, Phillies fans will be fired up over the update.

Harper taking outdoor batting practice is the first step in his eventual return to the lineup. If all goes well, Harper will progress to “high velocity” hitting in the indoor cage, and then a minor league rehabilitation assignment. The target date for his return is “September-ish” according to NBC Sports Philadelphia’s Jim Salisbury.

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Sports Media: Big Ten Close to Media Rights Deal with Fox, CBS, & NBC

A B1G (pun intended) shoe is set to drop in the college sports media world. According to multiple reports, the Big Ten conference is poised to strike a media rights deal with Fox Sports, CBS, and NBC. The deal would end the conference’s 40-plus-year relationship with ESPN.

The deal is expected to be worth $1 BILLION annually.

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Philadelphia and Reading…Perfect Together! Flyers and Royals Extend Partnership

The Philadelphia Flyers and the Reading Royals have announced and extension of their partnership. Reading, the Flyers ECHL affiliate, has signed an affiliation agreement through the 2023-24 season with an option for a third.

Reading has been the Flyers primary ECHL affiliate since 2014-2015 season.

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Philadelphia Eagles TE Richard Rodgers Activated from PUP List

Philadelphia Eagles TE Richard Rodgers has been activated from the physically unable to perform (PUP) list. The 30-year old passed his physical and will be ready to go for the Eagles.

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AEW Fight Forever: All Elite Wrestling Debuts Trailer and Info on Debut Video Game

All Elite Wrestling (AEW) and THQNordic unveiled a new trailer and game play information for the highly anticipated AEW: Fight Forever video game.

Check it out:

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Philadelphia Flyers and Zack MacEwen Agree to a Contract

The Philadelphia Flyers and forward Zack MacEwen agreed to a contract on Tuesday according to the organ-I-zation. The contract is a one-year deal with an average annual value (AAV) of $925,000. per the official release.

MacEwen had originally filed for salary arbitration.

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