Philadelphia News for July 1st 2013

Recap: Los Angeles vs. Philadelphia
A.J. Ellis singled home the game-winning run in the bottom of the ninth inning to lift the Los Angeles Dodgers over the Philadelphia Phillies, 4-3, Saturday in the third tilt of a four-game set at Dodger Stadium. After the Phillies tied the game in the More…

Philadelphia at Los Angeles
Ellis hit an RBI single in the ninth, Hanley Ramirez hit a tape-measure, three-run homer in the first inning against Cliff Lee, and the Los Angeles Dodgers beat the Philadelphia Phillies 4-3 on Saturday night. Lee gave up three runs and four hits in More…

Philadelphia at Los Angeles
Ramirez will try to continue his tear and help the Dodgers win their series against the visiting Philadelphia Phillies on Sunday. Puig has played a key part in Los Angeles' 7-1 stretch but has cooled off slightly after hitting .455 in his first 17 More…

Philadelphia Phillies – PlayerWatch
LHP Cliff Lee had a second straight strong start despite Philadelphia's up-and-down offense as the Phillies squandered a seven-inning, three-run performance by their ace. Lee, who took a no-decision after throwing eight innings and allowing two runs on More…

Philadelphia Phillies – TeamReport
Although the Phils hadn't been to the postseason since 1993, Rollins proclaimed them the "team to beat" prior to the 2007 season, and Philadelphia ended up stealing the division from the Mets on the last game of the season. Rollins and the Phillies are More…

Philadelphia Phillies (39-43) at Los Angeles Dodgers (37-43), 4:10 pm (ET)
Stephen Fife tries to pitch the Los Angeles Dodgers to a series win on Sunday when they close out their four-game set with the Philadelphia Phillies at Dodger Stadium. Fife beat the San Francisco Giants his last time out, as he surrendered three runs More…

Who will be the next goalie to fail for the Philadelphia Flyers? | Puck
From the blog Puck Daddy: NEW YORK – The Philadelphia Flyers need a goaltender. The trouble is finding one that needs Philadelphia. It's not an easy place to play, even for those netminders that aren't complete head cases like Ilya
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Philadelphia's 'mentalist'
Cole Hamels has lost 11 games this season. He's the first Philadelphia Phillies pitcher to have that many defeats attached to his name since 1937. According to Hamels, he's fine, but Charlie Manuel and the rest of the coaching staff aren't so sure More…

Philadelphia Officer Shoots Naked Man on Rampage
Source: The Philadelphia Inquirer Created: June 30, 2013. A naked man who went on a rampage was shot by a police officer and seriously wounded in North Philadelphia after punching out the windshield of a squad car early Saturday, police said. Related More…

Philadelphia homicides on track for 45-year low
PHILADELPHIA — Police say homicides in long-deadly Philadelphia are on track to mark the lowest midyear total in nearly half a century. The Philadelphia Inquirer says police had recorded 115 homicides as of Friday, with three days left in the six More…

Philadelphia at Los Angeles
"Obviously, the league is going to start to make adjustments when they start figuring out what counts and what pitches he may struggle with or have less success with," Philadelphia's Jimmy Rollins said. "And then he'll have to readjust his game. But More…

The Philadelphia Inquirer Karen Heller column
Jun 30, 2013 (Menafn – The Philadelphia Inquirer – McClatchy-Tribune Information Services via COMTEX) –Imagined as a grand and verdant boulevard almost a century ago, the Benjamin Franklin Parkway eventually became less Champs-elysees and more More…

Is Philadelphia the Next Chicago? | Dissent Magazine
Last week four members of UNITE HERE, one of the four unions representing staff in the School District of Philadelphia, began a hunger strike that would More…

Philadelphia school funding package hits snag
The Philadelphia Democrat did say that other elements of the school rescue package were still on the table, including enabling the city to toughen its tax collection system and extending Philadelphia's extra one-percent sales tax and diverting part of More…

Golf roundup: Revolution, Chivas USA play to a draw
Union 2, FC Dallas 2 — Blas Perez scored late in stoppage time as FC Dallas salvaged a draw with host Philadelphia. Perez's equalizer came in the seventh minute of stoppage time. Aaron Wheeler had put the Union ahead in the 87th minute. He was More…

Match Highlights: FC Dallas at Philadelphia Union | Soccer Blog
Scoring Summary: PHL – Amobi Okugo (Sheanon Williams) 20. DAL – Walker Zimmerman (Michel) 24. PHL – Aaron Wheeler (Sheanon Williams) 87. DAL – Blas Perez (David Ferreira) 90+7. FC Dallas – Raul Fernandez, Michel, Matt Hedges
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Philadelphia Union 2-2 FC Dallas: Dynamic Sheanon Williams not enough to
Philadelphia Union 2-2 FC Dallas: Dynamic Sheanon Williams not enough to overcome Dallas. The right back assisted both of Philadelphia's goals and made a vital interception, but the Hoops grabbed a point with a stoppage-time goal. More…

Teen fatally shot in North Philadelphia | 6abc.com
Police were called to the scene of a shooting in North Philadelphia. More…

Philadelphia Eagles' Bryce Brown Has Pit Bull Seized in Dog
Dec 13, 2012; Philadelphia, PA, USA; Philadelphia Eagles running back Bryce Brown (34) during pre game warmups before game Cincinnati Bengals at Lincoln F.
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Philadelphia Flyers pick tough, towering defender with first-round draft choice
Samuel Morin sounded like the perfect Philadelphia Flyers' draft pick and he joined the Orange and Black Sunday, when Philadelphia used the 11th overall selection in the NHL Entry Draft on the 6-foot-6, 203-pound rearguard. The 18-year-old Morin, who More…

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