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  • California's Kastor 3d in Rock 'n' Roll Half Marathon

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    21 Sep 2014 | 2:02 pm
    Deena Kastor wrapped herself in an American flag and trotted back onto the Rock 'n' Roll Half Marathon course for a victory stroll.
  • The Phillymag.com Pop Quiz for the Week Ending September 19th

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    Sandy Hingston
    19 Sep 2014 | 12:07 pm
    The Phillymag.com Pop Quiz: Seven simple questions about the week that was. Are you a newser … or a loser? Content loading… The post The Phillymag.com Pop Quiz for the Week Ending September 19th appeared first on Philadelphia Magazine.
  • 'Who Saw Hannah?': Missing Student's Parents Speak Out

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    21 Sep 2014 | 1:32 pm
    University of Virginia student Hannah Graham, 18, went missing in the early morning hours of Sept. 13 after leaving an off-campus party.
  • Despite brawl, Eagles beat Redskins 37-34

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    21 Sep 2014 | 1:47 pm
    The Eagles beat DeSean Jackson and his Washington Redskins 37-34 on Sunday in a game marred by a fourth-quarter brawl.
  • Eagles Edge Out Redskins 37-34

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    Ray Boyd
    21 Sep 2014 | 1:43 pm
    By Joseph Santoliquito PHILADELPHIA, PA (CBS) — Chip Kelly has always liked Nick Foles’ toughness. The Eagles’ coach saw Foles get pounded in college, and each time, Foles got back up. Maybe it took Foles to get knocked around again for the Eagles to wake up on Sunday against the visiting Washington Redskins. With 9:55 left to play, Foles threw what was an apparent interception, then received a cheap shot from Skins’ defensive lineman Chris Baker, who leveled Foles with a blindside shoulder in the chest. Jason Peters went after Baker, all hell broke loose, with the Eagles’ bench…
 
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  • The Phillymag.com Pop Quiz for the Week Ending September 19th

    Sandy Hingston
    19 Sep 2014 | 12:07 pm
    The Phillymag.com Pop Quiz: Seven simple questions about the week that was. Are you a newser … or a loser? Content loading… The post The Phillymag.com Pop Quiz for the Week Ending September 19th appeared first on Philadelphia Magazine.
  • Today Is the First Day of Flyers Practice, and Claude Giroux Is Already Hurt

    Dan McQuade
    19 Sep 2014 | 12:07 pm
    Flyers center Claude Giroux. Photo | Charles LeClaire-USA TODAY Sports UPDATE, 3:07 p.m.: Giroux is out for the entire preseason. The first Flyers practice of the season started today. Hooray! The team’s best player got hurt 15 minutes in. Oh no! Before anyone could even get excited for the start of Flyers season, Claude Giroux left the ice with what was officially deemed a “lower body injury.” (This is how hockey reports injuries.) But it appears Giroux injured his groin. “First day of camp and guys go 100 miles an hour — things happen,” Flyers general manager Ron Hextall told…
  • Kentucky Derby Winner Racing at Pennsylvania Derby

    Dan McQuade
    19 Sep 2014 | 11:56 am
    Exercise rider Willie Delgado rides California Chrome along the track during a morning training session at Los Alamitos Race Course Thursday, Sept. 4, 2014, in Los Alamitos, Calif. California Chrome, the Kentucky Derby and Preakness winner, is scheduled to run in the $1 million Pennsylvania Derby on Sept. 20. (AP Photo/Jae C. Hong) In what Daily News horse guru Dick Jerardi is calling “the most important race in the history of Pennsylvania racing,” Kentucky Derby winner California Chrome is running in the Pennsylvania Derby. He’s the first Kentucky Derby winner to run in the…
  • Revel Bidder Wants to Put a University “for Geniuses” Next to the Casino

    Dan McQuade
    19 Sep 2014 | 10:59 am
    Photo | Dan McQuade We told you last week about Florida builder Glenn Straub’s $90 million bid for Revel and his comment about blowing it up if it doesn’t work. Now comes more word on his vision for the shuttered, $2.4 billion casino in Atlantic City. Straub plans to build a second, 30-25 story tower next to Revel that would host “some of the smartest people in the world.” “The university’s going to go in,” Straub told the Press of Atlantic City. “It’s going to be for geniuses.” Straub says his university will work on solving pressing global issues like nuclear…
  • The Philly Outrage Meter for the Week Ending September 19, 2014

    Victor Fiorillo
    19 Sep 2014 | 9:56 am
    Create Infographics 98%: The attack on two gay men in Center City, which actually occurred last week. .5%: The pregnant woman who was shot in the face and killed and whose killer is still at large. 1.5%: Everything else, which includes the following, in no particular order of outrage: the Urban Outfitters Kent State publicity stunt a Philly chef who is a vegan six days a week and gorges himself on meat on the seventh day the Philly drag queen who decided to dress up as the Twin Towers for a 9/11 performance the assault of the Geekadelphia editor Rutgers’ “Ped State” t-shirts…
 
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  • Despite brawl, Eagles beat Redskins 37-34

    21 Sep 2014 | 1:47 pm
    The Eagles beat DeSean Jackson and his Washington Redskins 37-34 on Sunday in a game marred by a fourth-quarter brawl.
  • ECU, Mississippi St. ranked in top 25

    21 Sep 2014 | 1:41 pm
    East Carolina is ranked in The Associated Press college football poll for the first time since 2008 and Mississippi State moved into the Top 25 for the first time in two seasons after breaking a long losing streak against LSU.
  • Matt Cassel has broken foot

    21 Sep 2014 | 1:41 pm
    The Minnesota Vikings got their first look at Teddy Bridgewater on Sunday afternoon, albeit under unexpected circumstances.
  • Nick Foles hit sparks brawl, ejections

    21 Sep 2014 | 1:41 pm
    Two players were ejected following a hockey-style, benches-clearing incident during Sunday's game between the rival Washington Redskins and Philadelphia Eagles.
  • Cowboys match biggest comeback in team history, rally past Rams

    21 Sep 2014 | 1:41 pm
    Terrance Williams scored the go-ahead touchdown late in the fourth quarter, and Bruce Carter returned an interception 25 yards for a TD on the next snap, capping the Dallas Cowboys' comeback from a 21-0 deficit to stun the St. Louis Rams 34-31 on Sunday.
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  • Eagles Edge Out Redskins 37-34

    Ray Boyd
    21 Sep 2014 | 1:43 pm
    By Joseph Santoliquito PHILADELPHIA, PA (CBS) — Chip Kelly has always liked Nick Foles’ toughness. The Eagles’ coach saw Foles get pounded in college, and each time, Foles got back up. Maybe it took Foles to get knocked around again for the Eagles to wake up on Sunday against the visiting Washington Redskins. With 9:55 left to play, Foles threw what was an apparent interception, then received a cheap shot from Skins’ defensive lineman Chris Baker, who leveled Foles with a blindside shoulder in the chest. Jason Peters went after Baker, all hell broke loose, with the Eagles’ bench…
  • Halftime: Eagles 21 Redskins 20

    Ray Boyd
    21 Sep 2014 | 11:47 am
    By Joseph Santoliquito PHILADELPHIA, PA (CBS) — This was a little different. The Eagles trailed Washington for 29:51 of the first half, before taking their first lead in the first half this season, 21-20, on Sunday, despite Washington scoring on their first four drives. Rookie receiver Jordan Matthews caught a pair of 11-yard touchdown passes, his first career NFL TD receptions, the second with :09 left in the half that gave the Eagles a 21-20 edge. Nick Foles was 12-of-14 for 157 yards and two touchdowns in the half. That offset Washington’s Kirk Cousins, who riddled the Eagles’…
  • Man Sentenced For Carjacking, High-Speed Pursuit

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    21 Sep 2014 | 11:07 am
    CAMDEN, N.J. (AP) — A man who carjacked a vehicle at knife point and then led police on a high-speed chase in southern New Jersey last year has been sentenced to 20 years in state prison. Isaac Jerdan, of Clayton, will have to serve nearly 19 years before he becomes eligible for parole under the sentence imposed Friday. Camden County prosecutors say the 29-year-old Jerdan carjacked the victim in a parking lot in June 2013 and drove off. A police officer soon spotted the vehicle and tried to stop it, but Jerdan drove off at speeds nearing 100 mph. The ten-minute chase ended when the…
  • Wolf Holds Cash Edge With 7 Weeks Left In Campaign

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    21 Sep 2014 | 10:41 am
    HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — Democrat Tom Wolf is heading into the final seven weeks of Pennsylvania’s gubernatorial election with a $1.5 million cash advantage over the Republican he’s trying to unseat, Gov. Tom Corbett. The campaigns disclosed the figures to The Associated Press on Sunday for the three-month reporting period that ended Sept. 15. Full reports for the period, including details on contributors, are due to the state elections bureau Tuesday. Wolf’s campaign says it raised $9.6 million and spent more than $6.2 million in the period, leaving it with almost $6.5…
  • White House Intruder Identified As Army Veteran

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    21 Sep 2014 | 10:35 am
    WASHINGTON (AP) — The man accused of getting inside the White House after scaling a fence is a veteran who was awarded a medal for his service in Iraq and retired due to disability, the Army said Sunday. Authorities have identified the intruder from Friday night’s shocking incident as Omar J. Gonzalez, 42, of Copperas Cove, Texas, and the Army said he had served from 1997 to 2003, when he was discharged, and then again from 2005 to December 2012, when he retired. The military does not provide details about a soldier’s disability due to privacy considerations. Gonzalez was…
 
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  • This Weekend: The Fall Festival Frenzy, Plus The Usual Shows And Screenings

    Joey Sweeney
    19 Sep 2014 | 12:44 pm
    FRIDAY: >>> The Outbeat Festival, America’s first Queer jazz festival, will be in Philly celebrating the much under-discussed queer tradition in jazz. >>> If it’s really your bag, you can go see Lily Allen at Electric Factory. >>> Go see Giuseppe Makes A Movie at PhilaMOCA, for which we’ve provided a trailer above that probably […]
  • Film Sweat: Bertolucci At The Bourse

    Joey Sweeney
    19 Sep 2014 | 11:54 am
    RECOMMENDED: Bernardo Bertolucci’s 1970 masterpiece The Conformist is back in theaters, in Philadelphia at The Ritz At the Bourse, for a limited time, and we have no choice but to pick it because to pit it against the other movies out this weekend (with the notable exceptions of the documentaries) is a pretty classic gun-to-knife-fight […]
  • Our Final Five FringeArts Festival Picks

    Stephen Piccarella
    19 Sep 2014 | 10:52 am
    >>> Lovertits: Annie Wilson‘s “burlesque-postmodern-dance-theater-bad-improv performance” has been topping lists since FringeArts first announced their lineup. An exploration of the female body and perceptions of the female body that promises to be illuminating, exciting and a little disquieting, Lovertits will at the very least be among the more memorable of this year’s events. >>> Fando […]
  • Skipping Jury Duty Is Easy If You’re Willing To Go To Juror Scofflaw Court And Act Like A Weirdo

    Stephen Piccarella
    19 Sep 2014 | 10:02 am
    Juror scofflaw court is apparently doing the opposite of what it was designed to do, which doesn’t actually surprise us. If someone is unwilling to show up to court for jury duty, that someone is probably not going to be any more willing to show up to the court where they’ll be sentenced a fine […]
  • The Franklin Institute’s New Body Worlds Exhibit Looks Like It Was Curated By Rob Zombie

    Stephen Piccarella
    19 Sep 2014 | 8:30 am
    Body Worlds at The Franklin Institute was disturbing enough when it was an exhibition of human bodies. Now, Body Worlds is returning October 4th for the hair-raising sequel Body Worlds: Animal Inside Out. Comparing this exhibit’s title to the title of a horror movie would strike us as too easy a joke to bother with […]
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  • Eagles deny DeSean and Redskins, 37-34

    21 Sep 2014 | 2:14 pm
    The Eagles raced to the middle of the field in celebration when the clock finally expired, and DeSean Jackson raced to the locker room. In a game that included offensive fireworks, critical injuries, and a scuffle that resulted in two high-profile ejections, the Eagles escaped with a 37-34 victory over the Washington Redskins at Lincoln Financial Field.
  • Former Titans kicker Bironas killed in car crash

    21 Sep 2014 | 2:10 pm
    NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) - Rob Bironas, who worked his way through odd jobs and the Arena Football League before becoming one of the NFL's most accurate kickers, died in a car crash. He was 36.
  • Washington at Eagles

    Tony Fitts
    21 Sep 2014 | 2:06 pm
  • Eagles take gritty win over ‘Skins

    Gerald Gaul
    21 Sep 2014 | 2:05 pm
    This defies belief. As if things weren’t tough enough for the Eagles, things got even harder this afternoon against Washington.
  • Nick Foles shines in a slugfest

    Rich Hofmann
    21 Sep 2014 | 1:59 pm
 
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  • LeSean McCoy on DeSean Jackson: 'He's playing'

    Sessler, Marc
    17 Sep 2014 | 9:03 am
    DeSean Jackson told Eagles running LeSean McCoy that the sprained AC joint he sustained in Week 2 won't prevent him from suiting up against Philadelphia. "He's playing," McCoy told WIP-FM.
  • Zach Ertz emerges as big-play machine for Eagles

    Sessler, Marc
    16 Sep 2014 | 7:24 am
    Zach Ertz already looms as a major piece of the puzzle for Philly's creative air attack. The second-year Eagles tight end already has as many catches of 20-plus yards as 20 other NFL teams.
  • LeSean McCoy: Darren Sproles has 'carried' Eagles

    Patra, Kevin
    16 Sep 2014 | 5:05 am
    Darren Sproles has been a revelation for the Philadelphia Eagles in their 2-0 start. LeSean McCoy admitted without Sproles the Eagles "would be in some trouble."
  • What you need to know from Eagles' win over Colts

    Hanzus, Dan
    15 Sep 2014 | 9:23 pm
    Nick Foles and the Eagles rallied to stun the Colts on "Monday Night Football," while Darren Sproles reminded us that he has plenty left in his tank. Here's what else you need to know.
  • Sproles, Foles lead Eagles over Colts

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    15 Sep 2014 | 8:57 pm
    Nick Foles threw a tying touchdown pass with 3:25 to go, then set up Cody Parkey for the winning 36-yard field goal as time expired, lifting Philadelphia to a 30-27 win at Indianapolis on Monday night.
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  • Brawl breaks out after hit on Eagles QB Foles (The Associated Press)

    21 Sep 2014 | 1:14 pm
    A brawl broke out on the Redskins' sideline with 9:55 remaining in the fourth quarter Sunday after Washington's Chris Baker laid out Philadelphia quarterback Nick Foles on an apparent interception and was ejected. While Bashaud Breeland was returning the pick that later was overturned on video review, Baker blindsided Foles, putting his shoulder into the quarterback's chest. Foles was down on the ground for a few minutes as players from both teams pushed and shoved each other. Defensive lineman Baker was ejected, as was Philadelphia left tackle Jason Peters for his role in the melee on the…
  • Cheap shot late hit on Nick Foles incites brawl in Redskins-Eagles game (Shutdown Corner)

    21 Sep 2014 | 1:13 pm
    The Redskins-Eagles game kept getting chippier and chippier until things finally boiled over on one of the cheapest hits that will take place in the NFL this season. Eagles quarterback Nick Foles threw what appeared to be an interception by Bashaud Breeland (it was overturned after a replay review), and he was nonchalantly following the play as Breeland was tackled. As Breeland was going to the ground, Redskins defensive tackle Chris Baker blindsided him, hitting him and lifting Foles off his feet. Eagles offensive tackle Jason Peters was the first to get to Baker, hitting him in the face,…
  • DeSean Jackson was just a little excited to score against his former team (Shutdown Corner)

    21 Sep 2014 | 12:40 pm
    Think this game meant anything to DeSean Jackson? The excitable Jackson was a question mark to play in this game for the Washington Redskins, his new team, against the Philadelphia Eagles, his former team that dropped him like a bad habit in the offseason despite coming off a career high in receiving yards. But he fought through a shoulder injury just to suit up, and Jackson managed to surpass the 100-yard mark before the end of the third quarter thanks to an 81-yard touchdown catch to burn Chip Kelly and the Eagles deep. Naturally, Jackson was understated and restrained in his mild…
  • Redskins' Hall, Ihenacho, Lauvao hurt vs Eagles (The Associated Press)

    21 Sep 2014 | 12:31 pm
    PHILADELPHIA (AP) -- The Washington Redskins have lost two members of their secondary at Philadelphia: cornerback DeAngelo Hall and safety Duke Ihenacho.
  • Redskins WR DeSean Jackson active (The Associated Press)

    21 Sep 2014 | 9:15 am
    PHILADELPHIA (AP) -- Washington receiver DeSean Jackson is active for the Redskins' game at his former team, the Eagles.
 
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  • Kevin Durant says Allen Iverson was 'pound for pound the best' in Instagram post (Yahoo Sports Minute)

    15 Sep 2014 | 9:32 pm
    It's a figure of speech usually reserved for the boxing and mixed martial arts world. Calling someone the best "pound-for-pound" anything is subjective and hard to define. Was Sugar Ray Robinson the best pound-for-pound boxer ever? Many say the man born Walker Smith Jr. was. When it comes to MMA, former UFC middleweight champion Anderson Silva has been given the title in the past. But what about basketball? Surely, Michael Jordan is somewhere on the list. He may top it. But not for Oklahoma City Thunder star Kevin Durant. Chuck too real. He changed the way we play ball. He changed the culture…
  • Marvin 'Bad News' Barnes, absurdly talented cautionary tale, dies at 62 (Ball Don't Lie)

    8 Sep 2014 | 4:40 pm
    Sports history is full of athletes who fail to fulfill their potential, those blessed with incredible talent who succumb to injuries, demons, or vague factors that don't allow for such romanticized conclusions. In basketball, few have ever loomed as large as Marvin "Bad News" Barnes, the second overall pick in the 1974 NBA draft behind Bill Walton. Barnes entered professional basketball with an already long history of off-court problems that started even before he starred at Providence College, opted to forgo playing for the Philadelphia 76ers to join the ABA's Spirit of St. Louis, and soon…
  • Goran Dragic calls out Australia for losing to Angola on purpose to avoid Team USA (Ball Don't Lie)

    4 Sep 2014 | 3:48 pm
    In the FIBA World Cup of Basketball, a team's fate can often come down to the luck of the draw. Assignments to the four groups are largely random outside of the four top-ranked squads, and those teams that draw early matchups (or prospective single-elimination games) against dominant powers like the United States and Spain must adjust expectations accordingly. In the 2014 tournament currently underway in Spain, teams in Team USA's Group C held out little hope of finishing at the top of the table for the preliminary round. Similarly, teams in Group D knew that a second-place spot, though…
  • Spain, Greece move to 3-0, Senegal upsets Croatia (The Associated Press)

    1 Sep 2014 | 5:28 pm
    Spain and Greece are headed to the round of 16, and Senegal is in position to join them after shaking up Group B with an upset Monday at the Basketball World Cup. The Spanish earned a trip to their capital by routing Brazil in a battle of unbeatens to take the lead in Group A, while Greece clinched the first spot in Madrid by improving to 3-0 earlier in the day. Pau Gasol of the Chicago Bulls had 26 points and nine rebounds for Spain in its 82-63 victory over Brazil in Granada. The hosts had already routed Iran and Egypt by a combined 67 points, but have difficult first-round games remaining…
  • Oklahoma City trades C Thabeet to 76ers (The Associated Press)

    26 Aug 2014 | 4:04 pm
    OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) -- The Oklahoma City Thunder have traded center Hasheem Thabeet and cash to the Philadelphia 76ers for a protected second-round draft pick in 2015 and a trade exception.
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  • Strasburg leads Nats to 4-game sweep of Marlins (The Associated Press)

    21 Sep 2014 | 1:05 pm
    MIAMI (AP) -- Stephen Strasburg pitched seven strong innings to help the NL-leading Washington Nationals to a 2-1 win over the Miami Marlins on Sunday for a four-game sweep.
  • Jerome Williams beats A's for third time this season with third different team (Big League Stew)

    21 Sep 2014 | 11:40 am
    Baseball history was made on Saturday afternoon in Oakland. Unfortunately for the A's, they were on the wrong side of it, and on the wrong side of the scoreboard yet again , losing to the Philadelphia Phillies 3-0. and most notably losing to starting pitcher Jerome Williams for the third time this season.  Losing three times to the same pitcher in a season is difficult, but it's far from a first. In fact, it happens commonly these days now that the scheduled is unbalanced and division foes meet up 18-19 times a season. However, on Saturday, Williams became the first pitcher in MLB history to…
  • Baseball-Highlights of Saturday's Major League Baseball games (Reuters)

    20 Sep 2014 | 9:34 pm
    (Adds late games) Sept 20 (The Sports Xchange) - Highlights of Saturday's Major League Baseball games. - - - Tigers 3, Royals 2 Pinch hitter Tyler Collins and center fielder Rajai Davis stroked RBI singles with two outs in the seventh as Detroit edged Kansas City. Max Scherzer (17-5), the 2013 American League Cy Young Award winner, earned the victory, holding the Royals to one run and seven hits over seven innings. The Royals have lost 13 of 18 to the Tigers and dropped 2 1/2 games behind the defending American League Central champions. ...
  • Cashner, Padres beat Giants 3-2 (The Associated Press)

    20 Sep 2014 | 9:33 pm
    The San Francisco Giants probably are looking forward to leaving Petco Park, even though their next stop is Dodger Stadium. Andrew Cashner pitched brilliantly into the ninth inning and the San Diego Padres beat San Francisco 3-2 Saturday night to keep the Giants from gaining ground on the NL West-leading Los Angeles Dodgers. The Giants remain 3 1/2 games behind the Dodgers, who lost 8-7 at the Chicago Cubs. San Francisco also is one game ahead of Pittsburgh in the race for the top wild-card spot.
  • Phillies-Athletics Preview (The Associated Press)

    20 Sep 2014 | 5:38 pm
    It's hard to believe that the Oakland Athletics are still holding a postseason spot since they are on the verge of losing a home series to a second consecutive last-place team. They hope to avoid that fate by adding to Philadelphia Phillies starter A.J. Burnett's woes Sunday in the finale of this three-game set. Oakland (84-70) fell 3-0 on Saturday, although Kansas City also lost to ensure that the Athletics would maintain a wild-card slot going into Sunday. Oakland has totaled a league-low 60 runs since that date, scoring nine while batting .186 on this homestand.
 
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  • Lebron 11 Low ‘China’

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    19 Sep 2014 | 8:00 pm
    The Lebron 12’s were announced earlier this week but that doesn’t mean the Lebron 11’s are getting archived. Low-cut and sleek, the LeBron 11 Low represents an evolution of James’ signature shoe, with a full-length Max Air bag for optimum cushioning and flexibility. This special colorway is reminiscent of fine Chinese porcelain, featuring a blue-and-white swirl pattern above a clean white midsole and icy-blue Max Air cushioning unit. On the heel counter, a spray of blue speckles builds on the shoe’s unique look. Available September 25 on Nike.com The post Lebron 11 Low…
  • Watch the Official Trailer for Sneakerhead Documentary ‘Laced Up’

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    19 Sep 2014 | 6:52 pm
    Laced Up is a documentary that sheds light on the world of the sneaker collector and the obsession that transcends across generations, races, economic status and culture. Collectors in this arena, also known as “sneaker heads,” range from the “Average Joe” to the hip-hop superstar. This documentary captures the various facets of the sneaker culture, the history and production of sneakers, the risks associated with collecting, shoe technology and foot health. Laced Up provides an inside look into the lives of individual collectors, their personal shoe collections and…
  • Download MerchBar and get gear from your favorite artists!

    Uristocrat
    19 Sep 2014 | 2:37 pm
    There is now a new, easy, convenient way to continue to keep up with your favorite artists: Merchbar.  One way to describe the app (directly from the developer Ed Aten himself) is   ‘the best way to discover and buy merch from the bands you love.’ Merchbar is a fan’s best destination for authentic merchandise from their favorite artists and a great partner for merchandise companies and artists to increase sales and get their products in front of fans. Merchbar currently partners with merchandise companies of all sizes – from massive conglomerates like Universal/Vivendi to…
  • Lifetime to air Aaliyah Biopic

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    18 Sep 2014 | 3:03 pm
    Lifetime will air Aaliyah’s biopic Aaliyah: Princess of R&B, on Saturday, November 15.  The film was adapted from Christopher Farley’s biography Aaliyah: More Than a Woman.  The movie has had numerous protests from fans and the late star’s family – who felt that a made-for-television movie would be an inadequate tribute – drove the movie’s first-cast lead, Disney’s Zendaya Coleman, to drop out and temporarily halting production. Coleman was eventually replaced by Nickelodeon star Alexandra Shipp, and Wendy Williams joined as executive…
  • Gatorade presents “Made in New York” ft. Derek Jeter

    Uristocrat
    18 Sep 2014 | 11:29 am
    Ahead of his final playing days, Derek Jeter soaks in the atmosphere on a walk in the Bronx. The post Gatorade presents “Made in New York” ft. Derek Jeter appeared first on Uristocrat.
 
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  • Tough new tone is heard as Philly region's reps talk about ISIS

    10 Sep 2014 | 9:00 pm
    "The graphic torture of the reporters was a turning point in the sentiments of a lot of people, and I began to hear significantly more discussion about ISIS and the issues in Syria and Iraq," said Rep. Pat Meehan (R., Pa.)
  • Congressmen discuss reforming U.S. Tax Code

    26 Aug 2014 | 9:00 pm
    Congressmen Pat Meehan and Jim Gerlach voiced support for reforming the U.S. Tax Code and lowering the 35 percent federal corporate tax rate during a Wednesday panel discussion hosted by the Boeing Co.
  • VA Training Guide Labels Disgruntled Vets as 'Oscar the Grouch'

    26 Aug 2014 | 9:00 pm
    Rep. Patrick Meehan, R-Pa., has accused the VA of embracing a "culture of cover-ups."  The Inquirer reports Meehan says he was told there was no date falsifying by Philadelphia VA director Daniel Hendee, but a VA audit found that 31 percent of schedulers reported they had been instructed to not enter appointment dates veterans requested. 
  • Are VA officials required to tell members of Congress the truth?

    10 Aug 2014 | 9:00 pm
    “I asked very specifically whether this investigation would find evidence of intentional wrongdoing: manipulated data, falsified statistics or secret waiting lists,” Meehan wrote. “VA officials looked me in the eye and assured me that no misconduct had occurred and that any delays in care were the result of simple bookkeeping errors.”
  • Meehan calls on VA to hold Phila. officials accountable

    5 Aug 2014 | 9:00 pm
    A Pennsylvania congressman has called on the Department of Veterans Affairs to investigate and hold accountable Philadelphia VA officials who he says lied to him.
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  • People’s Climate March Sunday – Philly Unites & How to Join ‘em

    Julie Hancher
    19 Sep 2014 | 8:49 am
    Green Philly Blog - Philadelphia's top environmental news, sustainability, local food, companies & events & Philly recycling Are you ready for that sound? History is being made this weekend. The People's Climate March is pegged to be the biggest in history on Sunday, 9/21 in this smack middle of Manhattan. With over 1000 groups coordinating the march, citizens are proving a point to our global leaders that our pathetic inaction on climate change ain't cutting it. They're expecting 100,000 people. Let's back up.
  • Where to Donate Your Car in Philadelphia… WCI Wednesday

    Julie Hancher
    17 Sep 2014 | 12:55 pm
    Green Philly Blog - Philadelphia's top environmental news, sustainability, local food, companies & events & Philly recycling Have you recently gone carless? Or perhaps you're trading your previously loved four-wheels for two? Regardless, there's a few local organizations who can benefit from donating your car. We tackle this topic in this week's Where Can I Wednesday column. Where to Donate your Car in Philadelphia:
  • Tell the City Where Bike Share Spots Should Go!

    Julie Hancher
    16 Sep 2014 | 1:14 pm
    Green Philly Blog - Philadelphia's top environmental news, sustainability, local food, companies & events & Philly recycling Who's pumped for the upcoming Philly Bike Share program launching in the Spring? The City of Philadelphia is crowd sourcing for your opinion to make the program awesome and wants your feedback for station locations. Find out how you can contribute to the convo, after the jump!
  • Philly Vs. Climate Change; Eat Seasonally & Events: 9/15 – 9/19

    Julie Hancher
    15 Sep 2014 | 9:26 am
    Green Philly Blog - Philadelphia's top environmental news, sustainability, local food, companies & events & Philly recycling Feeling like fall, yet? If you were lucky enough to get out this weekend, temperatures were perfect for a run or bike ride. After a vacation and bronchitis, I happily got my legs moving on a bike ride over the weekend to enjoy the crisp air and ever present Philly views. Who's ready to start the week with a bang? Whether you want to hear serious discussion on what Philly's doing about Climate Change; drink with vegans, builders or local food advocates; or…
  • 6 Easy Ways to Recycle Water Every Day

    Catharine Gaylord
    15 Sep 2014 | 3:00 am
    Green Philly Blog - Philadelphia's top environmental news, sustainability, local food, companies & events & Philly recycling Since I was in elementary school, I’ve been lectured about how to conserve water. Recently I caught wind about recycling water. What exactly does it mean to recycle water? The common definition relates to sewage water, which you and I can’t help with on an individual level. However, ordinary citizens can take water that would otherwise been wasted (i.e. shower water) and save it for non-drinking purposes. Think of it as a step beyond water conservation…
 
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