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Foxcatcher Steve Carell, sporting an aquiline nose and a marionette's gait, morphs into Newtown Square millionaire John du Pont, a self-styled coach and sponsor of American wrestling. By inviting Olympic gold medalists Dave and Mark Schultz (Mark Ruffalo and Channing Tatum) to live and train on his estate, du Pont invites disaster, too. Bennett Miller directs this slow-burning, brilliant account of a real-life tragedy. R
Jose Canseco hornswoggles humanity Hoaxes are all over the place. Here's a really good one, though. Nutty Jose Canseco shot off his middle finger on Oct. 29. It was then reattached in surgery. And last week he tweeted the world: "Ok well I might as well tell you .I was playing in a poker tournament last night and my finger fell off .someone took a video of it." It was his very own hoax! We all fell for it. After all, it's Jose! . . .
Bykofsky: The president's executive order on immigration reform shows that he doesn't give a damn about public opinion on this issue.
More than 146 cops have been fired since 2008. How many will be reinstated? And is the process fair?
Marcus Hayes: 'Legion' line gets its due on night Eric Lindros and John LeClair enter Flyers' Hall.
Mike Sielski: Eric Lindros has learned that there is a lot more to life after hockey.
Eagles must come prepared to play well against 2-8 Tennessee.
Les Bowen: Mark Sanchez knows he needs to cut down on the turnovers.
Paul Domowitch: Unlike the previous 2 years, the 2014 draft class hasn't made a significant impact.
Couple has 170G mortgage at 3.5% with about 7 years left.
Also in Tattle: Willow Shields talks "Hunger Games," "Longmire" goes to Netflix and more.
Like most Philadelphians, I am tickled pink that Pope Francis has finally admitted what we knew all along: He is coming to our fair city next September to hang out with all the kids in kilts and blazers (and a few million others.)
Bill Fleischman: Kevin Harvick lives up to his reputation as a closer in capturing his first NASCAR Chase crown.
John Smallwood: Given the Sixers' state, a matchup against Kentucky might be close.
Four years ago, Patricia Crebase went out to the Broad Street Run to cheer for a friend competing in the 10-mile race.
Joe Banner woke up Thursday morning in Delray Beach, Fla., where the forecast high was 77 degrees.
Jose Canseco hornswoggles humanity Hoaxes are all over the place. Here's a really good one, though. Nutty Jose Canseco shot off his middle finger on Oct. 29. It was then reattached in surgery. And last week he tweeted the world: "Ok well I might as well tell you .I was playing in a poker tournament last night and my finger fell off .someone took a video of it." It was his very own hoax! We all fell for it. After all, it's Jose! . . .
Foxcatcher Steve Carell, sporting an aquiline nose and a marionette's gait, morphs into Newtown Square millionaire John du Pont, a self-styled coach and sponsor of American wrestling. By inviting Olympic gold medalists Dave and Mark Schultz (Mark Ruffalo and Channing Tatum) to live and train on his estate, du Pont invites disaster, too. Bennett Miller directs this slow-burning, brilliant account of a real-life tragedy. R
Adapted from a recent online discussion. Question: Tiny problem here. Today is my last day at my current office. A coworker, who I've met a handful of times in 10-minute increments, handed me a goodbye letter. I took it and said thank you, etc. When I opened it, I found a very heartfelt letter about her worry for the condition of my soul. The central point was that God does not care about good works, but only the acceptance of Christ's sacrifice.
Ed Rendell: The future might not be the brightest for city's six big-time hoops teams, but maybe they'll surprise us.
After formerly disgraced Philadelphia police officer Jonathan Josey was removed from the force, he wrote a play about God and the meaning of life.
Mike Sielski: Eric Lindros has learned that there is a lot more to life after hockey.
Paul Domowitch: Unlike the previous 2 years, the 2014 draft class hasn't made a significant impact.
Les Bowen: Mark Sanchez knows he needs to cut down on the turnovers.
Eagles must come prepared to play well against 2-8 Tennessee.
Marcus Hayes: 'Legion' line gets its due on night Eric Lindros and John LeClair enter Flyers' Hall.
More than 146 cops have been fired since 2008. How many will be reinstated? And is the process fair?
Bykofsky: The president's executive order on immigration reform shows that he doesn't give a damn about public opinion on this issue.
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