Mayor’s Statement on the Eagles’ Victory in NFC Championship

Mayor Kenney offered this statement after the Eagles victory over the Vikings in tonight's NFC Championship: "I would like to offer my congratulations to Jeffrey Lurie, Christina Weiss Lurie, Howie Roseman, Doug Pederson, and all the coaches, players and staff of the
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Public Schools Remain Popular Choice

University of Michigan – Ann Arbor football players take the field as students, families and local fans cheer them on. While the University of Michigan maintains a slew of successful athletic programs, the public school's academic reputation is on par with private schools in the Ivy (more...)

2013 Phillies Season Begins On PHL17

PHL17, the home of the Phillies, is proud to welcome the boys of summer back to its airwaves for the 2013 Season Opener Monday April 1 st at 7:05pm. The Phillies head to Atlanta to take on the Braves Monday night in an Opening Night matchup (more...)

Hockey Diplomacy Helped Break the Ice in Moscow

By Chandley McDonald Staff Writer In early October, 20 young ice hockey players and four coaches traveled to Moscow for 10 days as part of Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton’s vision of “smart power,” which embraces a full range of diplomatic tools, including popular sports exchanges. The program supports (more...)

Jews and Baseball: A Love Story

Philadelphia Premiere "Jews and Baseball: A Love Story". Philadelphia Jewish Film Festival (PJFF) Presented in partnership with the National Museum of American Jewish History American Jews have long had a love affair with baseball. But did you know that Jews played a pivotal role in the history of our national pastime? Seamlessly (more...)

Nets, Jazz And… Russian Culture Night

New Jersey Nets matched its season high with seven players scoring in double figures in a 103-95 victory over the visiting Utah Jazz.

It would have been fitting for Andrei Kirilenko to shine on that night. After all, it was “An Evening of Russian Culture” at the


FIFA Named The 2010 Best Football Players

FIFA named the 2010 FIFA World best football players: 1.      Lionel Messi – Argentina- is the greatest pound-for-pound soccer player on the planet. At 22, he's won almost everything there is certainly to win, both individually plus team soccer (he currently plays for Barcelona). Messi had an outstanding 2010, winning the (more...)


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