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Archive: January, 2012

Union trade Le Toux to Vancouver

Tuesday, January 31, 2012, 12:45 PM
The Philadelphia Union traded forward Sebastien Le Toux to the Vancouver Whitecaps FC in exchange for allocation money. "While this decision wasn't easy, we are confident that the allocation money we receive will provide the flexibility for us to compile the best possible roster for 2012 and beyond... Read more

Drexel gets BracketBuster game Feb. 18 at Cleveland State

Tuesday, January 31, 2012, 11:32 AM
Drexel (17-5) will play at Cleveland State (18-4) in a BracketBuster game on Saturday, Feb. 18 at 11 a.m. that will be televised on ESPNU. Drexel is 3-0 in BracketBuster games. Last year, it hosted and defeated Kent State at the Daskalakis Athletic Center, 73-66. The Dragons defeated Creighton in Omaha... Read more

Dontevenknowmymame wins the $58,500 Super Bowl final.

Friday, January 27, 2012, 11:52 AM
East Rutherford, N.J. — Balancing a badge with barn duty paid off handsomely for Philadelphia police officer Owen Eiler Jr. on Thursday night as he scored his first Meadowlands stakes win with Dontevenknowmymame in the $58,500 Super Bowl final. Dontevenknowmymame came first up to clear the lead... Read more

MLS All-Star Game July 25 at PPL Park

Tuesday, January 24, 2012, 10:58 AM
As expected, Philadelphia was announced today as the host city for the 2012 Major League Soccer all-star game. The Union will host the game, 8 p.m. on July 25 at PPL Park. The game, which will be televised by ESPN, will feature a yet-to-be -determined international club against the MLS all-stars. Entering... Read more

College basketball chat with Marc Narducci

Monday, January 23, 2012, 11:27 PM
Join The Inquirer's Marc Narducci for a live chat about all the latest happenings on the local college basketball scene, starting at 2 p.m. Tuesday. If you're on a mobile device, click here to follow along and post questions. Read more

Union To Get All-Star Nod?

Monday, January 23, 2012, 10:59 AM
A press conference is scheduled for tomorrow at City Hall with Mayor Nutter, Major League Soccer Commissioner Don Garber, Chester Mayor John Linder and Union CEO and operating partner Nick Sakiewicz. Speculation centers on the fact that the MLS all-star game is expected to come to PPL Park. Last year... Read more

Former Phillies broadcaster Andy Musser dies

Monday, January 23, 2012, 6:31 PM
Former Phillies broadcaster Andy Musser died peacefully in his home in Wynnewood on Sunday, his family said. Mr. Musser was 74. No cause of death was listed. The native of Lemoyne, Pa., broadcast Phillies games for 26 years. At one time or another, Mr. Musser did play-by-play for every major sports... Read more

Paterno in serious condition

Saturday, January 21, 2012, 6:40 PM
The worst possible scenario for Penn State football just got worse. The Associated Press reported that the Paterno family says doctors have “characterized his status as serious.” Reports from State College on Saturday afternoon said iconic former Penn State coach Joe Paterno — ousted... Read more
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