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Sixers Co-Owner Will Smith Wears Pirates Hat to Philly Club

Kyle Scott - September 22, 2012

via Dan Gross

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SIGHTINGS: Will Smith, Spike Lee, DeMeco Ryans, and #wherescotthartnell?!

Kyle Scott - March 22, 2012

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The Sixers lost.

Part owner Will Smith was in attendance again, and so was Knicks fan Spike Lee, who, let’s be honest, puts out a hit once every decade or so, yet, because he sits courtside at Knicks games, has a disproportionately high Q Rating. The last thing he was involved with that I even recognize was Kobe Doin’ Work, a self-indulgent documentary with 18,000 cameras trained on a rapist for one game. But Lee wears glasses and funny hats, so let’s blast his mug everywhere. Done.

New Eagles linebacker DeMeco Ryans, who genuinely seems like a cool dude was there, too:

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Also, #wheresscotthartnell?!

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Sitting courtside with Wayne Simmonds and Sean Couturier (in the middle)!

Will Smith and Spike Lee pic via Spike Lee's Twitter, Ryans and Hartnell via reader (@mvb123).

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Things have picked up for NJ online sports betting. FanDuel Sportsbook launched their sports betting app in September and they, along with DraftKings, have quickly become the leaders in the space. If you want to know how the sites compare to each other, read our DraftKings Sportsbook vs. FanDuel Sportsbook post. Otherwise, keep reading to get our review of FanDuel and their current bonus offers. Bonus: First deposit matched up to $100 Minimum Deposit: $10 FanDuel

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Here’s How Much Each New Jersey Sports Betting App Made in December

Big milestone for New Jersey sports betting. The state collected more than $1.2 billion in sports wagers dating back to June, when sports betting first became legal in the Garden State. That’s according to data provided by the Division of Gaming Enforcement, which today released a seven-page report with their findings. Year to date, the total handle for both on-site and internet sports betting was $1,247,290,341. That’s billion, with a B.   Handle is the total amount

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Your Complete NFL Divisional Round Weekend Betting Guide

The Eagles-Saints showdown on Sunday afternoon is the weekend headliner, but there’s three other excellent matchups in the NFL playoffs, along with a full slate of NBA, NHL, and college basketball games. It should be a hell of a sports weekend, so now seems like a good time to get in on New Jersey’s legal sports betting action. Enjoy all of the different great games on tap across multiple sports this weekend and take advantage

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FOX News Goes in on Joe Pa

Kyle Scott - November 9, 2011

Did Shephard Smith walk onto set awkwardly? Yes. Does he speak in a curious staccato? Yes. Are Penn State folks going to like this segment? No.

H/T to (@goodnightsnack), the man I once watched get freaky with a lady friend in a dog bed as I slept just feet away. True story.

Report: Will Smith and Jada Pinkett Smith are Now Part Owners of the Sixers

Kyle Scott - October 18, 2011

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You can insert your Gettin’ Jiggy With It pun right here___________.

According to AP writer Dan Gelston, Will Smith and his wife, Jada, are investors in the new Sixers ownership group, which is led by Joshua Harris. Harris, 46, is the managing director and co-founder of Apollo Global Management, a private equity investment firm that owns Caesars Entertainment Corp., Norwegian Cruise Line, CKX – parent company of 19 Entertainment, which produces American Idol and So You Think You Can Dance. The sale is official and the team will hold a press conference today at 11:30 at the Palestra.

No word on how much stake or involvement the Fresh Prince will have with the Sixers, but I’d imagine we’ll see a few more courtside sightings.

Back in 2006, Smith was part of a group that tried to buy the Sixers. 

Steve Smith Responds to Giants Fans (Again)

Kyle Scott - August 12, 2011

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I kinda like this guy, though he might want to lose the hat.

After seeing the massive backlash from fans on his Facebook page the other day, Steve Smith promptly responded with a fairly apologetic post and thanked those who were reasonable. Today, he took aim at the fans who claimed he turned down a huge offer from the Giants:

For those of you saying the giants offered me a 5 yr $35 million contract w/$15 million guaranteed before i got hurt- thats news to me bc if that happened i would have signed it and done back flips on my way to practice !! u should also check out these 2 articles as i think the comments on the bottom of them say a lot.. thx again to those supporting me

 

The first coherent response?

If I send your Giants jersey back to you, will you unsign it for me?

 

Well played.

Considering the fact that the Eagles are giving him $4 million ($2 million guaranteed), you certainly can't blame him for a hypothetical jump at 35/15. The articles he points readers toward (here and here) are from Pro Football Talk, where the comments are mostly critical of the Giants, not Smith.

I would also highly recommend taking a look at some of the fan made Photoshops on his Facebook page…

Yeah, the rivalry just got turned up a notch.

H/T to (@DXFlyers)

Predictably, Giants Fans are a Bunch of Cocks

Kyle Scott - August 11, 2011

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You probably already knew that, but a number of folks have tipped us off to Giants fans’ response to Steve Smith’s Facebook post… which said:

I will always cherish my time in NY and the super bowl victory.. This was obviously not an easy decision for me or something i ever expected but unfortunately the business aspect proved that the eagles wanted me to be part of their organization MUCH more than the Giants did.. A special thanks to my WR buddies, coach Gilbride, all of u amazing fans on here, and the entire giants organization for drafting me.. Time for a new beginning…

 

Aw. Nice guy, that Steve. Let’s see what Giants fans had to say in response. Keep in mind, most of these are just from the last hour. You about ready to do some kissin’?

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Warning, the language is, um, rather colorful:

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Eagles Sign Steve Smith

Kyle Scott - August 10, 2011

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Photo source: Matt Slocum, AP

The one from the Giants.

Howie Roseman went shopping again today. He picked up a slightly discounted former Pro Bowler, Steve Smith, who is coming off micofracture surgery.

Grilled Reuben Frank just reported on CSN that Smith could be back as early as late-September. High-risk, high-reward signing right there… though it does have to make you wonder about Jeremy Maclin's odd illness…

Philly Sports Daily has the story.

Video: Lauren Hart Singing God Bless America, Flyers Score First Goal

Kyle Scott - May 2, 2011

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