Philadelphia News for June 27th 2013

Bail set for man charged in Pa . building collapse
PHILADELPHIA — A judge set bail Wednesday at nearly $1.6 million for a demolition contractor charged in a fatal building collapse despite a prosecutor's contention that the South American defendant is a flight risk. Sean Benschop, 42, has used several More…

06/25 Padres Preview: Game 78 vs. Philadelphia – Gaslamp Ball
Fresh off one of the most exciting wins of the season, the Padres will look to keep the momentum going behind Jason Marquis tonight.
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Phillies face tough deadline choices
Every time Phillies general manager Ruben Amaro Jr., proclaims, “We're not sellers!” he creates the perception that his franchise is in denial, that the Phils simply will not accept the inevitable transition that lies ahead. More…

Philadelphia commemorates Battle of Gettysburg
PHILADELPHIA, PA – This summer marks the 150th anniversary of the Battle of Gettysburg, and Philadelphia–a major arsenal, shipbuilding and hospital center during the Civil War and home to Gettysburg general George G. Meade–is marking the More…

Philadelphia at San Diego
SAN DIEGO — Domonic Brown made the most of the only fastball he saw all night from Jason Marquis. Brown hit his 20th home run and tied a career high with four RBIs, and the Philadelphia Phillies beat the San Diego Padres 6-2 Tuesday night. More…

Philadelphia Mayor Slams Washington, Treasury Official Defends AFF Bonds
PHILADELPHIAPhiladelphia Mayor Michael Nutter castigated Washington Tuesday for balancing the federal budget on the backs of local governments and proposing to curb the municipal bond tax exemption. “Fiscal stress rolls downhill and usually ends More…

Flyers to buyout G Bryzgalov
Bryzgalov was 52-33-10 with a 2.61 goals-against average and a .905 save percentage in the regular season for Philadelphia, which failed to make the playoffs this year. ''What's the sense of looking back? Today we look forward,'' Holmgren said. ''I'm More…

Philadelphia Union's offensive depth to be tested if Jack McInerney is named
Philadelphia Union head coach John Hackworth admitted that he had heard and read the report by Sports Illustrated writer Grant Wahl that Jack McInerney had been selected to the U.S. Men's National Team's roster for the Gold Cup next month. However More…

Philadelphia Union reaping benefits of right side retool with Sebastien Le
CHESTER, Pa. – Philadelphia Union manager John Hackworth has said that he might look for reinforcements to boost the left side of the field in his starting lineup. He's probably not going to want to tinker at all with the other side. On Sunday, right More…

Philadelphia Eagles: Chip Kelly's Slap on Wrist from NCAA is No Concern for
Instead, Kelly was hired by the NFL's Philadelphia Eagles and is basically free from penalty of the NCAA. Before Kelly joined the Eagles, Pete Carroll left USC for the Seattle Seahawks under similar circumstances and Jim Tressel had joined the More…

Philadelphia Phillies (37-41) at San Diego Padres (39-39), 10:10 pm (ET)
Hamels hopes to avoid a career-high 12th setback of the season on Wednesday night when the Philadelphia Phillies wrap a three-game series against the San Diego Padres. The 2008 World Series MVP, Hamels set a career best with 17 wins a season ago More…

NJ asks appeals court to make sports betting legal
PHILADELPHIA — New Jersey officials cannot put a stop to sports gambling, but they hope to "shine a light" on it by legalizing such betting at casinos and racetracks, a lawyer said in a high-stakes hearing Wednesday before a federal appeals court. Gov. More…

Philadelphia Daily News Molly Eichel column
You already know that Ardmore lady and "The Office" star Kate Flannery (she played sauced ginger Meredith) is starring in Nora and Delia Ephron's adaptation of "Love, Loss, and What I Wore" from the Philadelphia Theatre Company. But did you know that More…

Philadelphia Eagles 2013 Schedule Analysis
The Andy Reid era in Philadelphia has come to an end as Chip Kelly makes the jump from college to the pros. Can he lead the Eagles to the playoffs in his first season? Here's our look at the Eagles' 2013 NFL schedule. Philadelphia Eagles 2013 Schedule:. More…

Kermit Gosnell: Philadelphia's abortion 'monster' revives US debate
Gosnell performed some 16,000 abortions over 31 years at his clinic in west Philadelphia – a poor neighbourhood in one of the poorest big cities in the United States. According to those responsible for regulating abortion clinics, his practice was fine More…

Flyers to buyout G Bryzgalov
VOORHEES, N.J. (AP). Calling the decision to sign Ilya Bryzgalov two years ago a ''costly mistake,'' the Philadelphia Flyers will buy out the remainder of the goalie's hefty contract. Goalie masks ? MASK MASTERS. When it comes to style in NHL, goalies More…

Philadelphia Phillies – TeamReport
In 2012, the Phillies moved on from the Brad Lidge and Ryan Madson era and started anew with Jonathan Papelbon in the back of the bullpen. They hoped a combination of Jose Contreras, Chad Qualls and Antonio Bastardo could handle the eighth inning. More…

Philadelphia 76ers Have No Plans To Re-Sign Andrew Bynum
Dec 12, 2012; Philadelphia, PA, USA; Philadelphia 76ers center Andrew Bynum (33) prior to the game against the Chicago Bulls at the Wells Fargo Center. Th.
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Pa . abortion provider rejects federal drug plea
PHILADELPHIA — An abortion provider serving life in prison for killing babies rejected a plea in a federal drug case, as his lawyer called any additional sentence irrelevant. Dr. Kermit Gosnell has been brought to federal court twice over the plea More…

Prospect Note: Maikel Franco, 3B, Philadelphia Phillies – Minor
Maikel Franco starts quickly in Double-A. Can he sustain it?
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