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Archive: August, 2011

Bill Iezzi: Indy Trio Wins Awards

Wednesday, August 17, 2011, 6:10 PM
While I was watching the Independence soccer team practice Wednesday at the United Sports Training Center in Downingtown, I received breaking news. Coach Paul Riley, forward Veronica Boquete and center back Nikki Krzysik won awards. Players, coaches, fans and members of the media voted Riley Coach... Read more

Bill Iezzi: Barth Reflects on World Series

Tuesday, August 16, 2011, 12:45 PM
Brooklawn was eliminated from the Senior American Legion World Series two days ago, so I thought I'd call Dennis Barth, the team's manager, to get his thoughts on the series and the season. Barth, as always, didn't hold back. "Anytime you finish in the top six in the country out of 5,000 teams you're... Read more

Penn going into season healthy

Tuesday, August 16, 2011, 6:05 PM
At this last time year, the Penn football was entering the season with an injured senior quarterback in Keiffer Garton, and only redshirt freshman Billy Ragone and Ryan Becker to back him up. This year, the Quakers will enter camp next week with an all-Ivy League first-teamer in Ragone, and a very... Read more

Harrah's Chester offers $15,000 guaranteed Pick-4 Friday

Friday, August 12, 2011, 11:44 AM
Harrah’s Chester will offer a $15,000 guaranteed Pick-4 on Friday (today). Free past performance pages, courtesy of TrackMaster, for Friday’s card are available here. The Pick-4 is offered on races 7-10. First race post time is 12:40 p.m. at Harrah’s Chester. The first leg of the... Read more

Bill Iezzi: Late Start for World Series

Friday, August 12, 2011, 10:40 PM
As if the opening day jitters weren't enough for Brooklawn in its first game of the Senior American Legion World Series Friday night, rain and an opening ceremony pushed everything back an hour and a half. That's what Brooklawn center fielder Steve Wilgus said after the Brookers beat Waipahu, Hawaii... Read more

Union Officially Announce Adu Signing

Friday, August 12, 2011, 8:14 AM
Moments ago the Union made official the biggest news of the last 24 hours, that they have signed Freddy Adu. The attacking midfielder will join the team on a free transfer from Portigal’s Benfica. There will be a press conference at noon and a big question is whether Adu will suit up for Saturday’s... Read more

Look For Adu Debut Saturday

Friday, August 12, 2011, 3:05 PM
Look for Freddy Adu to make his Union debut for Saturday’s 8 p.m. matchup at PPL Park against FC Dallas. The newest acquisition participated in his first practice with the team on Friday before being introduced to the media. Team manager Peter Nowak wouldn’t say for certain whether Adu... Read more

Much Adu About Something?

Thursday, August 11, 2011, 2:56 PM
Last week a source told The Inquirer that the Union planned to sign a young international forward before the MLS transfer window closes this weekend. With several outlets reporting that it will be Freddy Adu, a Union team source would not confirm or deny the reports. The Soccer By Ives website was... Read more

Bill Iezzi: Brooklawn Legion Ready

Thursday, August 11, 2011, 1:46 PM
This morning I called Brooklawn coach Dennuis Barth, pitcher Cody Brown and third-baseman Brett Tenuto. They all said the same thing regarding Friday's first game of the Senior American Legion World Series tournament in Shelby, N.C. They are ready. Brooklawn is scheduled to play Waipahu, Hawaii... Read more

MLS & NBC Agree To Media Rights Deal

Wednesday, August 10, 2011, 2:16 PM
Major League Soccer (MLS) and the NBC Sports Group have agreed to a three-year media rights agreement, which begins at the start of the 2012 MLS season. The deal calls for a total of 45 MLS games and four U.S. Men’s National Team contests to be televised live on both NBC and NBC Sport Network... Read more
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