Last April, when the champion Red Knights were feted with a parade along 13th Street, consciously or not mirroring a route Reading-born author John Updike famously described in a short story about 1940s' high-schoolers here, the population of this red-brick city joyfully amassed, as if drawn by an unseen force.
Boniface Kongin, from Albuquerque, N.M., won the wet and windy race in 2:16:24.
It was a wet and windy day at the 2017 Philadelphia Marathon.
While his career spanned 40 years, as a player and manager in college and organized baseball, it's two days, 32 years apart, that make Cohen a unique figure in the game's history.
The House Republican plan would abolish the deduction that allows college sports fans to write off 80 percent of the donations they're required to make before purchasing season tickets or luxury-seating.
Marketing has certainly helped compression socks tremendously but science hasn't supported the claims
For those who've never heard of Germantown's Ora Washington, know that tennis legend and sports historian Arthur Ashe wrote in a 1988 New York Times essay that she "may have been the best female athlete ever."
Between 1961 and 1982, Herm Rogul, technically a copy editor, carved out his own beat at the Bulletin. He believed, not without good reason, that his colleagues were ignoring worthwhile athletes and sports, especially inner-city basketball.
Mike Missanelli and Angelo Cataldi soar with strong ratings performances, but both WIP and the Fanatic could experience some turbulence in coming months.
First published by MacMillan in 1969, the massive Baseball Encyclopedia transformed the world for baseball junkies.
"It's that final chance to run against straight 3-year-olds for a significant purse,'' trainer Todd Pletcher says.
Baffert trains the nation's best three-year-old of either sex. Both will be at Parx on Saturday.
Though money from the deal has already begun flowing to more than 1,200 former players, lawyers say the actions of a few deceitful middlemen stand to deprive hundreds more of money they are owed under the landmark deal that helped to end one of the most protracted and publicly debated legal fights in...