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Two runners die at Philadelphia Marathon

Sunday, November 20, 2011, 1:21 PM
By Matt Breen INQUIRER STAFF WRITER On a day that was lauded for its optimal running conditions, two runners collapsed and died near the finish of Sunday morning’s Philadelphia Marathon. In a statement, event organizers said they could not disclose the identities of the runners and will provide... Read more

La Salle - James Madison notes

Friday, November 18, 2011, 7:39 PM
After a tough overtime loss at Villanova on Tuesday night, La Salle will look to rebound against non-conference foe James Madison on Saturday afternoon at Tom Gola Arena. Point guard Tyreek Duren is on a tear in the early season for the Explorers, averaging 20.5 points in the first two games. In... Read more

Hawks' Quarles Out For Charleston Classic

Thursday, November 17, 2011, 12:03 PM
Saint Joseph’s sophomore forward Daryus Quarles won’t play in the Hawks three games during the Charleston Classic in South Carolina due to a foot injury. The 6-foot-6 product of Paulsboro High, will see doctors and receive an evaluation on Monday when the team returns to Philadelphia. The... Read more

Drexel Enjoys An Early Win

Tuesday, November 15, 2011, 10:37 AM
LAWRENCEVILLE, NJ -- Call it an early season wakeup call for Drexel. The Dragons began their season with Tuesday’s 80-62 win at Rider in a game that began at 6 a.m. The early start was part of ESPN’s Tip-Off Marathon. It was the opener for Drexel, while Rider, is now 0-3 after losing... Read more

Drexel Preparing For Early Hoops Opener

Monday, November 14, 2011, 2:19 PM
Drexel’s men’s basketball team is getting its season off to an early start – well before even classes are ready to begin for the day. The Dragons opener is Tuesday at Rider beginning at 6 a.m. Yes, that’s not a misprint. It’s part of the ESPN 24 hours of basketball. Actually... Read more

La Salle's Galloway diagnosed with concussion

Saturday, November 12, 2011, 11:50 AM
La Salle junior guard Ramon Galloway was diagnosed with a concussion and will miss the Explorers' game at Villanova on Tuesday after being injured in their season-opening win over Lafayette Friday night. Galloway, a Philadelphia native who transferred from South Carolina, was playing in his first... Read more

Mike Jones prepares for Lujan

Monday, November 7, 2011, 6:35 PM
[BYLINE]By Matt Breen [/BYLINE][BYCREDIT]INQUIRER STAFF WRITER [/BYCREDIT]After conducting an interview last week at Joe Hand Gym, Mikes Jones threw out a plug for his Twitter account. When reminded how sparingly he actually sends out updates, Jones was quick with a response. “I give them some... Read more

Frazier remains in serious condition

Sunday, November 6, 2011, 12:55 PM
Former heavyweight champion Joe Frazier remained in hospice care Sunday afternoon in Philadelphia as he continued to battle for his life. Frazier was diagnosed with liver cancer a month ago and the situation was deemed serious by his manager, Leslie Wolff. Wolff said there hasn’t been “a... Read more

A statement from Ali on Frazier

Sunday, November 6, 2011, 3:31 PM
In boxing history, Joe Frazier and Muhammad Ali will be forever tied together for their three-heavyweight bouts in the 1970's. On Sunday afternoon, Ali issued this statement: "The news about Joe is hard to believe and even harder to accept. Joe is a fighter and a champion and I am praying he is fighting... Read more

Former champ Frazier fighting for life

Saturday, November 5, 2011, 2:04 PM
Legendary Philadelphia boxer Joe Frazier is reportedly battling for his life according to an article by FoxSports.com The report states that the 67-year-old Frazier is ill with advanced liver cancer. Frazier is well known for his series of bouts with Muhammad Ali during the 1970’s. The former... Read more
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