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Archive: August, 2011

Win chance to bowl against Kyle Busch at Lucky Strike Lanes on Sept. 8

Wednesday, August 31, 2011, 1:45 PM
DOVER, Del. – Kyle Busch, driver of the Joe Gibbs Racing No. 18 M&M’s/Interstate Batteries Toyota, will be visiting Lucky Strike Lanes & Lounge in Philadelphia for a fan event on Thursday, Sept. 8 from 5 to 7 p.m. to promote the Oct. 2 “AAA 400” NASCAR Sprint Cup Series... Read more

Independence Coach Speaks about Team, Expansion

Wednesday, August 31, 2011, 11:35 AM
In a media conference call-in on Wednesday morning, Philadelphia Independence coach Paul Riley fielded questions about a number of topics, including what his team needs to improve and expansion of Women's Professional Soccer. "We need depth in the back and flank," Riley said, "another fullback, another... Read more

Watson picks Boston U over La Salle and Virginia

Wednesday, August 31, 2011, 10:11 AM
Boys’ Latin senior Maurice Watson gave an oral commitment Wednesday to play basketball at Boston University. The 5-foot-10 point guard, who had 18 scholarship offers, ultimately picked the Terriers over Virginia, La Salle, Niagara and Hofstra. Watson, who started his first three seasons at... Read more

Talley credits Golden with Mayor's Cup

Monday, August 29, 2011, 1:00 PM
On the first Colonial Athletic Association conference call of the season on Monday, Villanova coach Andy was asked how the Mayor's Cup game featuring his Wildcats and Temple came about. 'Nova will visit the Owls Thursday at Lincoln Financial Field for the season-opener for both team. This marks the... Read more

Video: Penn football coach Al Bagnoli

Monday, August 29, 2011, 8:19 PM
Penn football coach Al Bagnoli talks about what he has learned about his Quakers after a week of preseason camp. (Video by Kevin Tatum/The Philadelphia Inquirer) Read more

Video: Penn quarterback Billy Ragone

Monday, August 29, 2011, 8:17 PM
Penn quarterback Billy Ragone talks about what he can do to help the Quakers win the Ivy League football championship for the third straight season. (Video by Kevin Tatum/The Philadelphia Inquirer) Read more

Video: Penn running back Lyle Marsh

Monday, August 29, 2011, 8:16 PM
Penn running back Lyle Marsh talks about coming back from an injury that cut his season short last fall. (Video by Kevin Tatum/The Philadelphia Inquirer) Read more

Indy Coach Expects to Return

Sunday, August 28, 2011, 12:27 PM
I waited for Philadelphia Independence coach Paul Riley to return my call last night; however, he didn't do so until Sunday morning. "It was a devastating loss," Riley said of Western New York's PK victory over Indy Saturday night. Riley's two-year contract with the team has run out, so I asked him... Read more

A First for the WPS

Saturday, August 27, 2011, 10:48 PM
Did you know that the No. 1 seed met the No. 2 seed for the first time in the three-year history of Women's Professional Soccer? The No. 1 seed was the Western New York Flash and it beat Philadelphia in penalty kicks, 5-4, after a 1-1 tie in regulation Saturday night. Which means that the teams played... Read more

Weather should be no problem for women's soccer final

Friday, August 26, 2011, 8:06 PM
The Independence is scheduled to play in the Women's Professional Soccer championship game Saturday against the West New York Flash in Rochester, N.Y., at 4 p.m. According to Kate Verheyen, director of communications for the Independence, the game should go on as scheduled. However, Verheyen said... Read more
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