November 11, 2014 |
S ETH ROGEN hooked up with Wayne's own Abbi Jacobson , and they want you to watch. Comedic superstar Rogen confirmed that he is a love interest for Jacobson on her Comedy Central show, "Broad City. " He dropped the news while moderating a panel on the show at the New York Comedy Festival on Sunday night. The second season of "Broad City" premieres Jan. 14. At the fest, Rogen relayed a story about running into "Broad City" co-star Hannibal Buress , who gained attention for calling Bill Cosby a rapist during a recent Philly performance at the Trocadero.
November 14, 2013 |
Ja'Quan Newton has his Wednesday morning planned. He will wake up around 7 on the first day of basketball's signing period and hop in the shower. There's no time for breakfast, as he will leave home in 20 minutes for the 15-minute drive to Neumann-Goretti. First period starts at 7:50. Later that morning, the 6-foot-2 guard will sign his scholarship offer, which was already mailed to his Southwest Philadelphia home, and use the school's fax machine to send it to the University of Miami as fast as possible.
August 1, 2013 |
Stoke City's trip to the United States for matches against MLS clubs in preparation for the English Premier League season had been going smoothly until its last stop in Philadelphia on Tuesday night. The English side defeated the Union, 2-0, in a friendly match at PPL Park, but the victory was soured by an apparently serious injury to American midfielder Brek Shea's left knee. He was hurt on a hard tackle by Union defender Matt Kassel. Shea awaits tests on his knee on Wednesday, but Stoke City manager Mark Hughes did not sound optimistic.
April 9, 2013
THE SUBURBAN boys' stars outlasted the City stars, 118-111, in overtime in the 26th annual Labor All-Star Classic, held at Northeast High School on Sunday. Anthony Durham led seven Suburban players in double figures with 21 points as balance won out. Joining Durham in double digits were Billy Cassidy with 19, Greg Dotson 16, Richard Granberry 15, Julian Moore and Jordan Simmons 14, and Montana Mayfield 11. The City was led by John Davis, who scored a game-high 32 points, and Brandon Austin, who tallied 28. Britton Lee was the only other City scorer to crack double figures, adding 11. In the girls' game, Kathleen Fitzpatrick and Megan Quinn each scored a game-high 12 points as the Suburbans completed a sweep with a 79-59 win over the City.
March 13, 2013 |
Everybody wants to make the big shot. Nobody wants to miss the big shot. That's the rub for about 95 percent of the players in these basketball games. But the top 5 percent - the truly great athletes and genuine team leaders - don't fret about the implications of failure. They are special because of their willingness to accept responsibility and assume risk. That's Atlantic City senior guard Dayshawn Reynolds. Reynolds made a shot Sunday that people in Atlantic City still will be talking about in 25 years.
May 11, 2012 |
OF ALL THE positions one could picture Demetrius Town playing, point guard would be last on the list. Point guard? Wait. Isn't Town, of Ben Franklin High, a football lineman? Doesn't he go 6-2 and weigh (at least) 275 pounds? Indeed. But every school has gym classes and at Franklin basketball is the No. 1 pastime and maybe a month ago, there was Town, trying to run the show. "Know why I did that? Because I saw a documentary on LeBron James and it was showing him trying to take the ball to the basket, like he was AI," a laughing Town said, referring to Allen Iverson.
May 9, 2012 |
WE CAN SAFELY assume every athlete would love having a fan like Dante Mintz. "Every play to him is a good play for me. Even if the other team scores, he'll still be cheering for me. " How wonderful is that, right? Speaking those words Tuesday in a sunny courtyard at Roman Catholic High was Darryl Mintz, a 5-10, 175-pound senior cornerback and a member of the Non-Public squad set to meet Public Thursday night, 7:30, at Lincoln Financial Field in the 38th annual Philadelphia Eagles City All-Star Football Game.
April 5, 2012 |
Mitch Glazer has been breathing, thinking, and talking Magic City for decades. The show's creator, writer, and co-executive producer was born to it. Glazer, who grew up in Miami Beach, drew on his childhood memories to create Starz's lush new period drama, which premieres Friday at 10 p.m. for an eight-episode first season. Set in the late 1950s, Magic City stars Jeffrey Dean Morgan (Gray's Anatomy) as Ike Evans, a cabana boy turned tycoon who builds one of the first of the luxury hotel-resorts that came to define Miami Beach in the Rat Pack era. A widower, Ike lives in his shiny new palace with his two grown sons, Stevie (Steven Strait)
May 20, 2011 |
IN HIS SPARE time, not that he has much, perhaps Brian Dones writes inspirational speeches. On Tuesday, in the NovaCare Complex' indoor facility, with "Daily News Live" being aired in the southwest corner, one had to wonder after listening to Andy Reid address the kids who'll bang heads tomorrow, 2 p.m., at Lincoln Financial Field in the 37th annual Philadelphia Eagles City All-Star Football Classic (broadcast on tape delay at 8 p.m. on WIP (610-AM)...
March 14, 2011 |
In December 1954, the University of Notre Dame Club of Philadelphia awarded its trophy for most valuable player in the Catholic League to Jim Grazione, quarterback of the city championship football team at Southeast Catholic High. In October 1958, United Press International named the Villanova University quarterback to its backfield of the week, with players from Colorado, Indiana, and Rutgers. That was the same month that he led the Eastern College Athletic Conference in total offense, according to newspaper reports.