Philadelphia News for June 1st 2013

The Roots Honored In New Philadelphia Mural
PHILADELPHIA — The house band for NBC's "Late Night with Jimmy Fallon" is living large in its hometown of Philadelphia. Members of The Roots are now depicted on a multistory mural on the back wall of a school. The group attended a dedication of the More…

Ortiz, Gomes homer as Red Sox beat Phillies 9-2
Boston Red Sox’s Jarrod Saltalamacchia reacts after hitting a two-run double off Philadelphia Phillies starting pitcher Jonathan Pettibone in the first inning of an interleague baseball game, Thursday, May 30, 2013, in Philadelphia. Matt Slocum ??? AP … More…

Philadelphia Eagles Training Camp Profile: Cary Williams
The honeymoon period for Cary Williams, who was signed in March to be the Philadelphia Eagles starting quarterback, may just be beginning for his marriage, but he has yet to reach that phase in his tenure with the team. Williams, 28, has missed a … More…

Lucroy leads Brewers past Hamels and Phillies, 8-5
Milwaukee Brewers’ Yovani Gallardo pitches during the first inning of a baseball game against the Philadelphia Phillies, Friday, May 31, 2013, in Philadelphia. Matt Slocum ??? AP Photo. Story Photos: Brewers Phillies Baseball. Previous PageNext Page … More…

Philadelphia film legends team up for 'After Earth'
EVERY SCHMOOZER in Hollywood says to every other schmoozer that they should work together someday, and almost nobody means it. But a long-term, respectful industry friendship between Philadelphia natives M. Night Shyamalan and Will Smith did More…

Plane from Philadelphia area crashes into Virginia apartment
They were headed to Manassas from Philadelphia, but rerouted to Dulles when they encountered electrical problems and ran low on fuel. The pilot’s attempts to reroute to a local airport failed, and he crashed into an apartment on the 2200 block of … More…

Milwaukee Brewers (19-33) at Philadelphia Phillies (26-28), 7:05 pm (ET)
The struggling Milwaukee Brewers pay a visit to the City of Brotherly Love Friday night, hoping to snap a six-game slide in the opener of a three-game series against the Philadelphia Phillies at Citizens Bank Park. Milwaukee has hit rock bottom of late More…

Philadelphia summer music rundown, starting with Roots Picnic
The Roots Picnic is this weekend, which means the summer music season in the Philadelphia region is about to get underway in earnest. The selections highlighted here only begin to touch on the range of activity between now and Labor Day, outdoors and … More…

Philadelphia Eagles: 5 Players That Will Make or Break the Season
It’s going to be a collective effort for the Philadelphia Eagles to make the playoffs in Chip Kelly’s first season as head coach. The 2012 club under Andy Reid finished 4-12, losing 11 of the team’s final 12 games. The offense was decimated by injuries … More…

Milwaukee Brewers (19-33) at Philadelphia Phillies (26-28), 7:05 p.m. (ET)
By Sports Network. The Sports Network. The struggling Milwaukee Brewers pay a visit to the City of Brotherly Love Friday night, hoping to snap a six-game slide in the opener of a three-game series against the Philadelphia Phillies at Citizens Bank Park. More…

9 takeaways from Philadelphia Eagles' first OTAs under coach Chip Kelly
Eagles' first OTAs under coach Chip Kelly. Michael Vick, Nick Foles 2013. Philadelphia Eagles quarterbacks G.J. Kinne, left, Michael Vick, Nick Foles and Matt Barkley, practice at the team's NFL football training facility, Friday, May 31, 2013, in More…

Philadelphia Phillies Vs. Milwaukee Brewers 5/31/13 Mark's Free MLB Baseball
The slumping Milwaukee Brewers look for success when they take to the road to battle the Philadelphia Phillies. Milwaukee has seen the losses mount and if they don't turn things around in a hurry, their season will be over from a competitive standpoint More…

The Roots live large in new Philadelphia mural
Workmen sweep in front of a new mural honoring The Roots, Friday, May 31, 2013, in Philadelphia. As a teen growing up in Philadelphia, Tariq “Black Thought” Trotter got busted for graffiti and was ordered by a judge to clean up such vandalism by … More…

Recap: Philadelphia vs. Boston
Jacoby Ellsbury set a team record with five stolen bases and finished the game 3-for-4 with a walk and a run scored as the Boston Red Sox pounded the Philadelphia Phillies, 9-2. Jarrod Saltalamacchia hit a pair of doubles, drove in three runs and More…

Philadelphia Phillies – PlayerWatch
2B Cesar Hernandez went 2-for-4 in his first major league start Thursday. His first-inning single was his first hit, and he scored his first run on a homer by Delmon Young. He also singled in the eighth. LHP Jeremy Horst allowed two runs in two innings More…

Philadelphia police invite federal review as officer-involved shootings increase
Violent crime is down in Philadelphia, but officer-involved shootings are up. That dichotomy, and the number of officer-involved shootings this year, has led the Philadelphia police commissioner to call on the Federal Department of Justice to review More…

Philadelphia Eagles running back LeSean McCoy checks in at No. 45 on NFL
he'll do everything to try and get to the end zone." To date, McCoy is the only Philadelphia player to land in the Top 100. Wide receiver De'Sean Jackson is likely still to come and could be the only other Eagles representative on the list. View More…

Germany to ask US for help with Philadelphia Nazi suspect
BERLIN — German prosecutors say they plan to ask American officials for help in their war crimes investigation of an 88-year-old Philadelphia man who is accused of serving as an SS guard at the Auschwitz death camp. Gerd Schaefer, a prosecutor in … More…

Philadelphia Phillies – TeamReport
MLB Team Report – Philadelphia Phillies – INSIDE PITCH Chase Utley has been through a lot of different ailments over the past few years in Philadelphia, 8-5 losers to Milwaukee on Friday. Having a muscle pull, however, is not one of them. And it is More…

Philadelphia Phillies – TeamReport
MLB Team Report – Philadelphia Phillies – INSIDE PITCH Through the first seven starts of his career, Jonathan Pettibone had made this whole pitching thing look fairly easy. After all, he hadn't allowed more than three earned runs in a start during his More…

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