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Why is the Mike Scott Hive tailgating at Saturday's Phillies game?

Why is the Mike Scott Hive tailgating at Saturday's Phillies game?

It’s the heat of the summer, the Sixers don’t play a basketball game for months, so what’s a Mike Scott Hive to do?

Tailgate at a baseball game seems to be the answer. A Phillies game against the Nationals. This Saturday. Do attend.

We caught up with Kevin Rice, a Liberty Ballers contributor who helped put together Saturday’s big Mike Scott Hive tailgate, to try to get a better understanding of what the Hive is exactly.

“So The Hive was started to basically celebrate how cool Mike Scott was,” Rice told us. “Right from the start the relationship with the fans and how he played was pretty strong. So when he kept playing well, getting into fights, giving amazing sound bites, and interacting with ‘Sixers Twitter,’ that bond grew stronger.”

Why a Phillies tailgate, though?

“We picked a Phillies game just because a lot of us in The Hive are good friends and wanted to get together for a tailgate and Saturday the 13th just worked out well for everyone," Rice said. "We obviously invited Mike to come, but he is going to be out of town, but he expressed that he wanted to come to the next tailgate when we have one.”

You can RSVP to the Mike Scott Hive Phillies Tailgate right here.

Sadly, Scott can’t attend, but that hasn’t stopped him from interacting with Sixers fans on Twitter over the past few weeks since news of his return to Philly excited the rabid fanbase.

One of the more interesting interactions was when PhillyVoice's Matt Mullin suggested Scott wear the sweaters of Philly area high school hockey teams on game days. Scott is known to rock hockey sweaters on the regular. Scott loved the idea of incorporating local high schools into his fits.

Sixers fans can look forward to a couple more seasons of Scott's friendly interactions on Twitter and hopefully some real-life interactions at a tailgate, or maybe a parade or two.



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Why, yes, Carli Lloyd did drop a 'Fly Eagles Fly' at USWNT parade

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We were all united rooting for the U.S. women’s soccer team over the past month, but Jersey girl Carli Lloyd didn’t hide her allegiances this morning. 

While in New York City for the World Cup victory ticker tape parade, Lloyd let a crowd — likely filled with Giants and Jets fans — know about her favorite football team. 

There seemed to be a slight grumble in the crowd when Lloyd mentioned she was an Eagles fan but that didn’t deter her from letting a “Fly Eagle Fly” loose on the mass of people in front of her. 

Lloyd, 36, is a Delran, New Jersey native and has been an Eagles fan for a long time. She was even one of the celebrities — along with Julie Ertz, wife of TE Zach Ertz — to help the Birds announce their schedule earlier this offseason. 

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NBA Free Agency: Jimmy Butler's incredible Pennsylvania home is for sale

NBA Free Agency: Jimmy Butler's incredible Pennsylvania home is for sale

It’s been real, Jimmy.

Jimmy Butler had a pretty profound impact on the area on his short time here, but now that he’s gone to Miami, his rental home is on the market, and actually has been for some time. The house is pretty ridiculous and can be yours for a shade over $6.8 million.

Located in Ambler, Pennsylvania, according to the listing agent, this home is literally on the same grounds that George Washington and his troops lived on in the 1700s. The home was built in 1913 as a wedding gift for a young couple.

The lot spans a whopping 7.8 acres and the home, which has six bedrooms and seven bathrooms is 14,000 sqft. The main features of the house include a simply amazing wine cellar, updated interior, including a beautiful kitchen, and a home theater.

Someone very rich and very lucky will move on in when this one sells and Butler heads to South Beach.

Here are some photos from inside from the Realtor.com listing.

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