Philadelphia News for May 26th 2013

Vick Says He's NFL's Fastest QB
Drew Hallowell/Philadelphia Eagles/Getty Images Michael Vick claimed in a radio interview that he’s still the NFL’s fastest quarterback. Vick, who will turn 33 years old in just over a month, said on “The Dan Patrick Show” that he still possesses more … More…

Philadelphia Soul Owners Taking Arena Football League To China
The Philadelphia Soul, whose co-owner is former Philadelphia Eagles star quarterback and current ESPN ESPN NFL analyst Ron Jaworski, have purchased the Chinese rights for the Arena Football League from the league. I sat down and chatted with Jaws More…

Duke beats Cornell to advance to lacrossee final
Duke’s Bill Conners (55) takes a shots on goal and score while Cornell’s Connor Buczek (33) defends during the first half of an NCAA division 1 semifinal lacrosse game on Saturday, May 25, 2013, in Philadelphia. Michael Perez ??? AP Photo. Story Photos: … More…

Philadelphia Phillies – PlayerWatch
RHP Michael Stutes was recalled from Triple-A Lehigh Valley on Thursday, replacing RHP Phillippe Aumont. Stutes was 1-3 with a 3.33 ERA with 25 strikeouts and 11 walks in 27 innings with the Iron Pigs. He made six appearances with Philadelphia in 2012 More…

Philadelphia Soul weather Tampa Bay Storm behind Raudabauh, Ross
The Philadelphia Soul defeated the Tampa Bay Storm 73-55, Saturday behind three touchdowns from Derrick Ross. The veteran running back is now just 54 yards shy of the Arena Football League career rushing record. Quarterback Dan Raudabaugh … More…

Philadelphia police involved in fourth cop-involved shooting in four days
Officers were called to the Oxford Circle section of northeast Philadelphia at about 7 a.m. and found the man in the middle of the street holding a knife, Lt. John Stanford said. The officers used the bumper of their vehicle to knock him to the ground More…

For Philadelphia bicyclist, a cat is his co-pilot
Bicyclist Rudi Saldia and his cat Mary Jane ride during an interview with the Associated Press in Philadelphia, Tuesday, May 21, 2013. Saldia often buzzes around Philadelphia with his year-old feline Mary Jane perched on his shoulder. (AP Photo/Matt More…

Baroness – "Take My Bones Away" LIVE at Union Transfer, Philadelphia, PA 5/24
Baroness plays their first live song at Union Transfer in Philadelphia as a full band after returning from their tragic bus accident a year ago. It also marked Nick Jost's first show with them on bass, and Sebastian Thomson's first show with them on drums. More…

Friday Night Lineup vs The Philadelphia Phillies – Federal Baseball
Washington Nationals' manager Davey Johnson has Bryce Harper hitting second, Kurt Suzuki hitting sixth and Steve Lombardozzi at second as the Nats return to nation's capital following a ten-game road trip through LA, San Diego and San
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Philadelphia workers say, 'We will shut city down' – Workers World
Welcome to the city that doesn't pay their workers.” That's how Pat Eiding, Philadelphia council president of the AFL-CIO, introduced the “Mayors' Innovation Summit” of the U.S. Conference of Mayors held in Philadelphia on May 22-24 and
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Philadelphia Eagles QB Michael Vick estimates he still runs 'maybe a high 4.4
estimates he still runs 'maybe a high 4.4' 40-yard dash. Michael Vick 2013. Philadelphia Eagles head coach Chip Kelly, and Eagles' Michael Vick (7) smile during practice at the team's NFL football training facility, Monday, May 20, 2013, in More…

Philadelphia Phillies buyers at the trade deadline? Let's hope not
The Philadelphia Phillies are nearing a make-or-break point with their veteran roster. They've labored to a 23-24 record with a middling pitching staff and offense, but still cling to hope with only a 5.5-game deficit in the National League East standings. More…

Philadelphia Union to Face Ocean City Nor'easters in Lamar Hunt
Philadelphia Union will host a third-round Lamar Hunt U.S. Open Cup game against PDL side Ocean City Nor'easters on Tuesday, May 28th at 7:30 p.m. ET at More…

Billy Davis says Philadelphia Eagles will run a "multiple" defense
Much like Chip Kelly's offense here in Philadelphia, there's been a lot of speculation about what his defense will look like without a whole lot of concrete answers.
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Philadelphia draws more people into the city
Since 2010, Philadelphia has added 21,601 residents – a number just exceeding the seating capacity of the Wells Fargo Center, home of the 76ers and Flyers. Another point of reference: East Pennsboro Township is home to 20,827, according to 2012 census More…

Impact put home unbeaten record on the line vs. Philadelphia – CBC
Montreal's Marco Di Vaio and Philadelphia's Jack McInerney will be in the spotlight Saturday night when the Impact look to remain unbeaten at home as they More…

Impact put home unbeaten record on the line vs. Philadelphia
The Philadelphia Union’s Jack McInerney has taken MLS by storm as the league leader in goals heading into his return to the site of his lone red card from a season ago. Not far behind him in the scoring race is Italian veteran Marco Di Vaio of the … More…

Phillies recall utility player Michael Martinez, right-handed reliever Michael
Freddy Galvis was slated to start at second base for Philadelphia on Friday. The Phillies optioned Phillippe Aumont to make room for Stutes, who was 1-2 with a 3.33 ERA in 20 appearances at Lehigh Valley. Aumont was 1-3 with a 4.15 ERA for Philadelphia. More…

Philadelphia Phillies – TeamReport
They needed him to become a power threat from the right side to hit behind Ryan Howard in the middle of the Philadelphia lineup. Young was also going to get the chance to re-invent himself as an outfielder after fitting a designated hitter role with More…

Are Mounting Injuries Sinking Philadelphia Phillies?
Add Chase Utley to the list. Just when you thought the Philadelphia Phillies second baseman might make it through the year injury-free, Utley has now been shelved by an oblique strain. He's the latest casualty on a growing list of players that could More…

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