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Archive: September, 2011

This World Series run will be a bear!

Thursday, September 29, 2011, 12:32 PM
If the Phillies win the World Series this year they'll have earned it. No more playing out-manned Milwaukee, the choking Dodgers or the just-happy-to-be-there Rays. They had an easy projected path for a week or so, hoping to play the gagging Braves, the happy-to-be-there D'Backs and the ultra-chokers... Read more

Farfan Goes on Offensive In Union Win

Thursday, September 29, 2011, 11:28 PM
Michael Farfan is a stand-up performer. On the night the Union rookie midfielder-defender had his best offensive showing, he criticized himself for his defense. Still, without his work on offense the Union wouldn’t have earned one of their most important wins of the season, Thursday’s... Read more

Washington center commits to Penn

Thursday, September 29, 2011, 11:27 PM
Darien Nelson-Henry, a senior at Lake Washington High School (Wash.), gave an oral commitment Thursday to play basketball at Penn. The 6-foot-10, 250-pound center chose the Ivy League school over scholarship offers from Washington State, Gonzaga, Idaho and Boise State. He visited Penn's campus on... Read more

Britany Rogers makes history, pays back

Thursday, September 29, 2011, 6:39 PM
Over three ago inside a gritty Kensington boxing gym, the young fighter looked out for the ambitions young female trainee. Although, she was in the minority, the boxer made sure she would be safe at the Front Street Gym. On Friday night, she’ll have the chance to return the favor. Brittany... Read more

Jack picks Duquesne over St. Joe's

Wednesday, September 28, 2011, 8:25 PM
St. Joseph’s just missed out on one of Pennsylvania’s top basketball recruits. Donovon Jack, a 6-foot-10 senior forward at Berks Catholic, gave an oral commitment to play at Duquesne Wednesday. Jack, who had more than 15 scholarship offers, ultimately chose the Dukes over the Hawks. He... Read more

Adu: “It Definitely Has A Playoff Feel”

Wednesday, September 28, 2011, 7:45 PM
Everybody on the Union agrees that Thursday’s 8 p.m. matchup between against D.C. United at PPL Park will have a playoff feel to it. Before play Wednesday evening, the Union were seeded ninth in the playoff field, where 10 of the 18 Major League Soccer teams will qualify for the postseason. The... Read more

Youthful Explorers lining up for enjoyable year

Wednesday, September 28, 2011, 5:53 PM
LaSalle head coach John Giannini said his team’s problem has never been a lack of talent, more so a lack of chemistry. This year, the head coach expects the young Explorers to surprise a lot of people after a sub-.500 finish last season. If they are to do so, they’ll have to rely on youth... Read more

Independence Owner Set to Speak

Wednesday, September 28, 2011, 4:16 PM
The Philadelphia Independence soccer team has scheduled a media conference call with team owner David Halstead on Thursday. One topic of conversation undoubtedly will be about the appointment Monday of Jennifer Pogorelec O'Sullivan as the Women's Professional Soccer League's CEO. O'Sullivan is the... Read more

La Salle women's soccer unbeaten

Tuesday, September 27, 2011, 10:43 PM
The La Salle women's soccer team is nearing its first-ever national ranking as the Explorers have opened the season at 8-0-1. La Salle received the highest poll results in school history on Tuesday, receiving votes in the NSCAA Top 25 Coaches’ Poll. The Explorers are also No. 3 in the Mid-Atlantic... Read more

With belt in reach, Jones gets stronger

Tuesday, September 27, 2011, 7:44 PM
<MC>His December fight is much more than a debut at one of the sport’s historic venues. Instead, Mike Jones said it’s a chance to show the world the type of fighter he is and a chance to take another step to his goal of winning a world title. <TB>The undefeated Mt. Airy native... Read more
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