How The Sixers Can Save The City
Sports teams can make or break a city’s soul. Wednesday night’s loss was a historic collapse, but there’s one way the Sixers can save us from our angst tonight in Atlanta
Citizen of the Week: Dr. Dan Taylor
The St. Christopher’s pediatrician is constantly finding new ways to uplift Philly youth. His latest endeavor: Need-a-Net Philly, a grassroots movement to repair basketball hoops—and restore dignity to neighborhoods.
Villanova For the Win!
With March Madness back on this year, we face a perennial dilemma: Can we be fans of winning games while also winning at education?
Ideas We Should Steal Festival 2020: “You Can’t Be Afraid of the Mess”
After last year’s Ideas We Should Steal Festival, The Citizen awarded $50,000 to pilot a basketball-based gun violence reduction program in Philly. Its long journey has just begun.
Why The Sixers Need Jay Wright
Our dysfunctional pro team’s problems have nothing to do with basketball
I Am Because We Are
The Citizen’s 2020 Jeremy Nowak Urban Innovation Award will go to a program fighting gun violence and incarceration through basketball. Here, one of the organizers explains what it means to him—and for young black men in Philly
Citizen Sports: True Champs
In a world without sports, players step up
The Citizen Recaps: Lara Price and Roxanne Patel Shepelavy
The Citizen’s executive editor and Sixers chief operating officer talked about the key to helping women get ahead: Being a champion