Philadelphia News for June 30th 2013

Philadelphia salvages tie at FC Dallas
Philadelphia answered FC Dallas's late goal with one seven minutes into stoppage time, and the Union salvaged a 2-2 tie on the road in Saturday MLS action. Blas Perez scored the equalizer 10 minutes after Aaron Wheeler gave Dallas (8-3-6) the lead. More…

Report: RB has dogs seized, returned
A pit bull and her seven puppies were returned to Philadelphia Eagles running back Bryce Brown after they had been previously seized in a suspected dog-fighting operation in Wisconsin, according to reports. The dogs were removed from a pit bull More…

Philadelphia 76ers: Draft Big or Bust?
Exit All-Star point guard Jrue Holiday, now a member of the New Orleans Pelicans. Enter his replacement, unproven former Syracuse floor leader Michael Carter-Williams, selected by Philadelphia with the 11th overall pick. Welcome Nerlens Noel, whose More…

Philadelphia Phillies (38-42) at Los Angeles Dodgers (36-42), 10:10 p.m. (ET)
Cliff Lee eyes an eighth straight winning decision on Saturday when the Philadelphia Phillies continue a four-game series versus the Los Angeles Dodgers at Dodger Stadium. Lee has been magnificent for the Phillies this season, posting a 9-2 mark to go More…

Reports conflict on coach's status
Updated Jun 28, 2013 1:24 PM ET. Conflicting reports have surfaced over whether the Philadelphia 76ers are turning to the San Antonio bench for their new coach. bracket. 2013 NBA DRAFT. Draft Tracker: See all the picks ? Surprises, trades mark busy More…

Philadelphia Girl Recovering From Second Lung Transplant
Sarah Murnaghan, 10, underwent her first adult double-lung transplant on June 12 at the Children's Hospital of Philadelphia following her headline-making struggle to get added to the adult waiting list. Shortly after the procedure, her family deemed it More…

Philadelphia girl Sarah Murnaghan has second lung transplant in a month
NBC reports that Philadelphia girl Sarah Murnaghan sparked a national debate in the US about whether children should be allowed access to adult organs as they await transplants. On June 12 she finally got a set of lungs. However her mother said her More…

Philadelphia Orchestra to Launch 2013 Summer Season on 7/2 at RiverStage
The Philadelphia Orchestra launches an exciting 2013 summer season on July 2 with a free Neighborhood Concert under the stars on the RiverStage at the Great Plaza at Penn's Landing. This quintessential summer concert, presented by Wells Fargo and More…

Philadelphia at Los Angeles
A dandy duel at Dodger Stadium could be on tap Saturday night with a pair of stellar left-handers set to meet for the first time. Cliff Lee has won his last seven decisions for the Philadelphia Phillies, who will get their first look at impressive Los More…

Philly rapper ordered to take etiquette classes
PHILADELPHIA — A judge has ordered rapper Meek Mill to attend etiquette classes and notify his probation officer before he takes any trips outside of the commonwealth. Common Pleas Court Judge Genece Brinkley on Friday told the rapper, whose real More…

Philadelphia at Los Angeles
LOS ANGELES (AP) The Philadelphia Phillies easily had their best offensive showing of the season, and they did it without cleanup hitter Ryan Howard in the lineup. Delmon Young had a career-high six RBIs, helping John Lannan breeze to his first victory More…

Philadelphia Phillies collect 21 hits in 16-1 thrashing of Los Angeles Dodgers
LOS ANGELES — Delmon Young had a career-high six RBIs, helping John Lannan breeze to his first victory with Philadelphia, and the Phillies got homers from Michael Young and John Mayberry in a 16-1 rout of the Dodgers on Friday night, snapping Los More…

Philadelphia homicides on track for 45-year low
Police had recorded 115 homicides as of Friday, with three days left in the six-month period — a 38 percent drop from the same period last year, the Philadelphia Inquirer reported. Mayor Michael Nutter, top police officials and prosecutors as well as More…

With Bryzgalov out of the mix, Philadelphia's Mason ready to take reins as top
PHILADELPHIA — Steve Mason was about to tee off on the back nine when Brayden Schenn interrupted with a breaking report. “Have you heard the news,” Schenn asked. A puzzled Mason had no clue what Schenn was about to spill: Ilya Bryzgalov had his More…

Philadelphia girl recovering after second lung transplant
A Philadelphia girl who successfully sued in order to be put on the adult lung transplant list is now recovering after receiving a second lung transplant. "We're not out of the woods, but Sarah's health is trending in the right direction," her parents More…

Philadelphia Phillies: Phillies Should Place Ryan Howard on Disabled List
Ryan Howard of the Philadelphia Phillies and the word “injury” have been used together in the same sentence for more than a year now. Last season, after returning from an Achilles injury and struggling for the remainder of the season, Howard's poor More…

Philadelphia Union vs. FC Dallas | MLS Match Preview
A huge interconference match is ahead on Saturday afternoon when Philadelphia Union play host to FC Dallas at PPL Park before an NBC Sports Network audience. Union are coming off back-to-back 3-0 victories, last against the New York Red Bulls, More…

Recap: Philadelphia vs. FC Dallas
Blas Perez's tally in stoppage time rescued a valuable point for 10-man FC Dallas in a thrilling 2-2 draw with the Philadelphia Union on Saturday at PPL Park. Philadelphia opened the scoring in the 20th minute when right back Sheanon Williams launched More…

Philadelphia archbishop touts finances
PHILADELPHIA – Troubling financial data being released next week about the Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Philadelphia does not reflect recent improvements in the church's monetary health, according to the archbishop. The results of the 2012 audit "are More…

Philadelphia Phillies – TeamReport
The Phillies and Cleveland Indians completed a trade on Thursday afternoon that sent 38-year-old infielder John McDonald to Philadelphia in exchange for cash considerations or a player to be named later. A veteran of 15 big league seasons, McDonald was More…

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