Category Archive: PhillyRap Sports

A blog dedicated to coverage of sports in the Philly area.

Dec 10

Arrest Made in Murder of NBA Player and Philly Native Wayne Ellington’s Father

On November 9, 2014, Wayne Ellington Sr., 57, was found dead in the driver’s seat of his 2001 Oldsmobile on the 5200 block of Marion Street in the Germantown section of Philadelphia. Almost three hours later he was declared dead. According to news reports, the man charged with Ellington Sr.’s murder is Carl White, a …

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Dec 07

Philly Well Represented on HBO Boxing After Dark

HBO Boxing After Dark on Saturday December 6, 2014, featured two fighters from Philly.  Long known as the “Fighting City of Philadelphia” we have great pride in the fighters this city has produced. From Smoking Joe Frazier to the fighters of today, Philly continues to be one of the greatest boxing cities in the world.

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Dec 06

Temple Defeats La Salle 58-57 in the Battle for North Philly at the Hallowed Palestra

Living in Philly, it is easy to take for granite all the great tradition and historical significance this city has. This was apparent to me recently when I visited Miami – a city that doesn’t have anything older than the 1900s. Big 5 games at the Palestra are one of those traditions Philadelphians should be …

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