The new Tupac vs. Biggie? Ice Cube chimes in on Joel Embiid vs. LaVar Ball feud

The new Tupac vs. Biggie? Ice Cube chimes in on Joel Embiid vs. LaVar Ball feud

There was Tupac vs. Biggie in the 1990s. West Coast vs. East Coast.

Jay-Z vs. Nas in the early 2000s. And 50 Cent vs. Ja Rule in the 2000s.

We can table Meek vs. Drake for another day. This is meant for the big boys.

Over the last few weeks, we've seen another feud begin the brew. Yes, we're talking Joel Embiid vs. LaVar Ball.

"I think it's great," rapper/actor/BIG3 co-owner Ice Cube told CSNPhilly's Danny Pommells on Saturday.

With the BIG3 coming to Philadelphia on Sunday, Ice Cube on Saturday chimed in on the hottest feud in the game right now.

His conclusion?

"It'll give us something to watch both of these teams for because both of them have been lousy for a minute. Give us something to watch for," Ice Cube said. "A little trash talking — that's allowed in the BIG3. We don't mind that."

We can trace the Embiid-Ball feud back to the NBA draft.

LaVar had a generous prediction June 22 that his son, Lonzo Ball, would lead the Los Angeles Lakers to the playoffs in his rookie season. That led to Sixers point guard/forward Ben Simmons tweeting "crazy pills" and Embiid quote-tweeting his teammate with: "Please dunk on him so hard that his daddy runs on the court to save him."

Then, of course, there were the July 4 verbal fireworks Embiid directed at LaVar on Instagram Live. That led to LaVar firing back, saying Embiid only has "got three words because his vocabulary is limited." And just this past Thursday, Embiid sure didn't sound like he has any regrets about what he said about LaVar on July 4 despite it costing him $10,000.

The Embiid vs. LaVarr feud doesn't look like it's going away anytime soon, which is fine.

It only adds intrigue to when the Sixers and Lakers play this season. The schedule doesn't come out until August, but we all know which games we'll be circling.

Perhaps someday we can get a Joel Embiid vs. LaVar Ball rap battle. That would probably be fun.

Celebrities show their support for the Eagles


Celebrities show their support for the Eagles

Twitter is going to be on fire during tonight’s NFC Championship game, but there’s already a ton of great content on there already. From players to celebrities to teams, here’s a roundup of some of the best stuff we’ve seen on Twitter so far today.

Die-hard Eagles fan Mike Trout is pumped for today’s game.

The Sixers, who changed their travel plans to watch today’s game check in with a video and a message from Ben Simmons.

The Lehigh Valley IronPigs took a spin on the underdog masks with this mascot photoshop.

Keeping it on the diamond, Villanova’s Matt Szczur and Caron Rupp made posts today about the Eagles. Rupp, a Cowboys fan from Dallas, has been showing the city some love the past few weeks.

LeSean McCoy, doing some work on NFL Network today, posted a video with an eagle.

Actor Will Poulter, of The Chronicles of Narnia, We’re the Millers and The Revenant, among others, fame, posted that he’s now an Eagles fan.

Drew Gulak, a Philadelphia native wrestling in the WWE is bleeding green today.

…and finally, some tweets from the players themselves, who are surely hyped up for the big day.

Adorable Vikings fans do cute cheer at Philly Art Museum steps


Adorable Vikings fans do cute cheer at Philly Art Museum steps

A group of adorable Minnesota Vikings fans went absolutely nowhere near Lincoln Financial Field to show support for their football team.

The Vikings Twitter account shared a video of the small group of fans doing the team's "Skol" chant on the famed steps of the Art Museum in Philadelphia many around the world know of becaue of Rocky Balboa.

Some of them even wore costumes.

Other places adorable Vikings fans decided to show their team spirit that is nowhere near a foobtall field include airplanes.

Here's Philly's perspective on these pleasant folks:

In case you needed a reminder, the NFC Championship takes place later today at Lincoln Finacial Field -- a football stadium -- and not at the Philadelphia Museum of Art.

Oh, and they defaced the Rocky statue. Rude.