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On this day in 1960, Wilt Chamberlain scores 58 points, the most ever by an NBA rookie, as Philadelphia beats Detroit 127-117 in Bethlehem, Penn. (John G. Zimmerman/SI)

GALLERY: Rare Photos of Wilt Chamberlain

On this day in 1960, Wilt Chamberlain scores 58 points, the most ever by an NBA rookie, as Philadelphia beats Detroit 127-117 in Bethlehem, Penn. (John G. Zimmerman/SI)
GALLERY: Rare Photos of Wilt Chamberlain

Fans in Philadelphia were not in good spirits on Monday after the Eagles lost to the Panthers, dropping their record to a disappointing 3-8. Is it time for Andy Reid to go? These fans think so. (Elsa/Getty Images)

GALLERY: The Eagles vs. Philadelphia Fans

Fans in Philadelphia were not in good spirits on Monday after the Eagles lost to the Panthers, dropping their record to a disappointing 3-8. Is it time for Andy Reid to go? These fans think so. (Elsa/Getty Images)
GALLERY: The Eagles vs. Philadelphia Fans

Allen Iverson elevates over Michael Jordan during a 1998 Sixers upset of the defending-champion Bulls. It was a sign of things to come as Iverson captured his first scoring title and was named to his first All-NBA team at season’s end. (TOM MIHALEK/AFP/Getty Images)

GALLERY: Rare Photos of Allen Iverson | Michael Jordan

Allen Iverson elevates over Michael Jordan during a 1998 Sixers upset of the defending-champion Bulls. It was a sign of things to come as Iverson captured his first scoring title and was named to his first All-NBA team at season’s end. (TOM MIHALEK/AFP/Getty Images)
GALLERY: Rare Photos of Allen Iverson | Michael Jordan

Phillies lefty Steve Carlton gets set to pitch during a 1980 game against the Mets. Carlton won the Cy Young Award during the 1980 MLB season after rolling to a 24-9 record with a 2.34 ERA. He was equally impressive during the World Series, winning each of his two starts, including a seven-inning, four-hit performance during the series clinching Game 6. (Heinz Kluetmeier/SI)

SI VAULT: Carlton leads Phillies to NL East crown (10.3.83)

Phillies lefty Steve Carlton gets set to pitch during a 1980 game against the Mets. Carlton won the Cy Young Award during the 1980 MLB season after rolling to a 24-9 record with a 2.34 ERA. He was equally impressive during the World Series, winning each of his two starts, including a seven-inning, four-hit performance during the series clinching Game 6. (Heinz Kluetmeier/SI)
SI VAULT: Carlton leads Phillies to NL East crown (10.3.83)

Sadly for NHL fans, the only pro hockey in the foreseable future are photos of old stars, in this case Philadelphia’s Bobby Clarke. The center played 15 seasons with the Flyers, amassing 358 career goals and 1,453 penalty minutes. He later served as Philly’s GM from 1994-2006. (John C. Hanlon/SI)

GALLERY: Iconic Photos of the Philadelphia Flyers
HACKEL: Don’t expect to see hockey anytime soon

Sadly for NHL fans, the only pro hockey in the foreseable future are photos of old stars, in this case Philadelphia’s Bobby Clarke. The center played 15 seasons with the Flyers, amassing 358 career goals and 1,453 penalty minutes. He later served as Philly’s GM from 1994-2006. (John C. Hanlon/SI)
GALLERY: Iconic Photos of the Philadelphia FlyersHACKEL: Don’t expect to see hockey anytime soon

The three referees assigned to this 1978 Sabres-Flyers playoff game certainly had their hands full. Buffalo, already down 1-0 in the best-of-seven series, drew even in the fight but would lose the game (3-2) and the series a few days later. (Manny Millan/SI)

GALLERY: Iconic Members of the Philadelphia Flyers

The three referees assigned to this 1978 Sabres-Flyers playoff game certainly had their hands full. Buffalo, already down 1-0 in the best-of-seven series, drew even in the fight but would lose the game (3-2) and the series a few days later. (Manny Millan/SI)
GALLERY: Iconic Members of the Philadelphia Flyers

Cole Hamels became baseball’s newest member of the $100 million club when he signed a six-year, $144 million extension to stay in Philadelphia. The three-time All-Star and 2008 World Series MVP joins Roy Halladay and Cliff Lee as Phillies starters who make more than $20 million per season. (Al Tielemans/SI)

GALLERY: Baseball’s $100 Million Men

Cole Hamels became baseball’s newest member of the $100 million club when he signed a six-year, $144 million extension to stay in Philadelphia. The three-time All-Star and 2008 World Series MVP joins Roy Halladay and Cliff Lee as Phillies starters who make more than $20 million per season. (Al Tielemans/SI)
GALLERY: Baseball’s $100 Million Men

Don Nelson sinks a layup during a 1967 Boston-Philadelphia game. Nelson spent 11 seasons with the Celtics and won five championship titles between 1966 and 1976. (Dick Raphael/Getty Images)

GALLERY: Classic Photos of the Celtics-76ers Rivalry

Don Nelson sinks a layup during a 1967 Boston-Philadelphia game. Nelson spent 11 seasons with the Celtics and won five championship titles between 1966 and 1976. (Dick Raphael/Getty Images)
GALLERY: Classic Photos of the Celtics-76ers Rivalry

Bobby Clarke shows off his toothless grin during a photo session with SI’s John Hanlon. Clarke, who was drafted 17th overall by Philadelphia in 1969, was named captain of the Flyers at age 23. His rough and, at times, controversial style of play gave him the title of one of hockey’s most hated villains on the sport’s most hated team, but he was beloved in Philly where he led the Broad Street Bullies to two Stanley Cups. Upon retirement, he had amassed 358 career goals and 1,453 penalty minutes. He was inducted into the Hockey Hall of Fame in 1987 and served as the Flyers’ GM from 1994 to 2006. (John Hanlon/SI)

GALLERY: Iconic Photos of the Philadelphia Flyers

Bobby Clarke shows off his toothless grin during a photo session with SI’s John Hanlon. Clarke, who was drafted 17th overall by Philadelphia in 1969, was named captain of the Flyers at age 23. His rough and, at times, controversial style of play gave him the title of one of hockey’s most hated villains on the sport’s most hated team, but he was beloved in Philly where he led the Broad Street Bullies to two Stanley Cups. Upon retirement, he had amassed 358 career goals and 1,453 penalty minutes. He was inducted into the Hockey Hall of Fame in 1987 and served as the Flyers’ GM from 1994 to 2006. (John Hanlon/SI)
GALLERY: Iconic Photos of the Philadelphia Flyers

Allen Iverson steps over Tyronn Lue after making a basket in Game 1 of the 2001 NBA Finals. Iverson, a longtime Philadelphia fan favorite, is expected to attend tonight’s Game 6 between the 76ers and Celtics. (Otto Greule Jr./Getty Images)

GALLERY: Rare Photos of Allen Iverson


Allen Iverson steps over Tyronn Lue after making a basket in Game 1 of the 2001 NBA Finals. Iverson, a longtime Philadelphia fan favorite, is expected to attend tonight’s Game 6 between the 76ers and Celtics. (Otto Greule Jr./Getty Images)
GALLERY: Rare Photos of Allen Iverson

Eagles RB LeSean McCoy celebrates a second half touchdown during a Dec. 2011 game against the Jets. Philadelphia signed McCoy to a five-year deal on Thursday, which SI’s Peter King says is a good deal for both the Eagles and McCoy. (Rob Carr/Getty Images)

KING MMQB: Making sense of McCoy signing, pondering Brees’ worth 

Eagles RB LeSean McCoy celebrates a second half touchdown during a Dec. 2011 game against the Jets. Philadelphia signed McCoy to a five-year deal on Thursday, which SI’s Peter King says is a good deal for both the Eagles and McCoy. (Rob Carr/Getty Images)
KING MMQB: Making sense of McCoy signing, pondering Brees’ worth 

Bill Russell and John Havlicek pull down a rebound as Wilt Chamberlain looks on during a 1967 Celtics-76ers game. The two teams meet tonight in Game 2 of their Eastern Conference semifinals series tonight. Boston has a 1-0 series lead. (Walter Iooss Jr./SI)

GALLERY: Classic Photos of Celtics-76ers Rivalry

Bill Russell and John Havlicek pull down a rebound as Wilt Chamberlain looks on during a 1967 Celtics-76ers game. The two teams meet tonight in Game 2 of their Eastern Conference semifinals series tonight. Boston has a 1-0 series lead. (Walter Iooss Jr./SI)
GALLERY: Classic Photos of Celtics-76ers Rivalry

Celtics forward Larry Bird shoots over the outstretched hand of Julius Erving and Darryl Dawkins during a 1980 playoff game between the Celtics and 76ers. Philadelphia and Boston fans will see another chapter of this long rivalry unfold when the two teams meet in the second round of the playoffs. Both Boston and Philadelphia won last night to advance to the second round. (Walter Iooss, Jr./SI)   

GALLERY: Rare Photos of Larry Bird | Julius Erving
THOMSEN: 76ers celebration was nine years in the making
MANNIX: Vintage KG helps Celtics advance past Hawks

Celtics forward Larry Bird shoots over the outstretched hand of Julius Erving and Darryl Dawkins during a 1980 playoff game between the Celtics and 76ers. Philadelphia and Boston fans will see another chapter of this long rivalry unfold when the two teams meet in the second round of the playoffs. Both Boston and Philadelphia won last night to advance to the second round. (Walter Iooss, Jr./SI)   
GALLERY: Rare Photos of Larry Bird | Julius ErvingTHOMSEN: 76ers celebration was nine years in the makingMANNIX: Vintage KG helps Celtics advance past Hawks

David Clarkson scores the game-winning goal in New Jersey’s 4-1 victory over Philadelphia on Tuesday. The Devils fell behind 1-0 but scored four third-period goals to even the series at 1-1. (Bruce Bennett/Getty Images)

KWAK: Devils erupt without Kovalchuk, pull even is series
VIDEO: Watch highlights of Tuesday’s Flyers-Devils game

David Clarkson scores the game-winning goal in New Jersey’s 4-1 victory over Philadelphia on Tuesday. The Devils fell behind 1-0 but scored four third-period goals to even the series at 1-1. (Bruce Bennett/Getty Images)
KWAK: Devils erupt without Kovalchuk, pull even is seriesVIDEO: Watch highlights of Tuesday’s Flyers-Devils game

Flyers forward Jakub Voracek wrists a game-winning goal in overtime past Penguins goalie Marc-Andre Fleury (29) and Jordan Staal (11) during Game 1 of their opening-round playoff series on Wednesday. The Flyers fell behind 3-0 but scored four straight for the overtime victory. (AP Photo/Gene J. Puskar)

FARBER: Flyers rally to beat Pens in memorable Game 1 
DATER: Schenn, Richards among Wednesday’s Three Stars
VIDEO: Watch highlights of the Penguins-Flyers game

Flyers forward Jakub Voracek wrists a game-winning goal in overtime past Penguins goalie Marc-Andre Fleury (29) and Jordan Staal (11) during Game 1 of their opening-round playoff series on Wednesday. The Flyers fell behind 3-0 but scored four straight for the overtime victory. (AP Photo/Gene J. Puskar)
FARBER: Flyers rally to beat Pens in memorable Game 1 DATER: Schenn, Richards among Wednesday’s Three StarsVIDEO: Watch highlights of the Penguins-Flyers game