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August 16, 2011 | By Geoff Boucher, Los Angeles Times
LOS ANGELES - If the Oscars need a host, Billy Crystal is ready to talk. That was the message that came across over the weekend when Crystal, who hosted the show eight times between 1990 and 2004, answered a fan who asked an Academy Awards question after a 20th anniversary screening of City Slickers in Santa Monica, Calif. Crystal, from the stage of the Aero Theatre, admitted that he got "itchy" after last year's cameo on the Oscars and that he'd be ready to talk about a return to the global stage of the gala.
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March 27, 2012 | DAILY NEWS STAFF REPORT
The Union will host Barclays English Premier League club Aston Villa on Wednesday, July 18 at 7:30 p.m. at PPL Park, the team announced. One of the oldest clubs in England, Aston Villa has won the FA Cup and First Division Championship seven times. Included on the roster are Brad Guzan, Eric Lichaj, Emilie Heskey and Darren Bent, although it is unknown whom will be available for the game at this point. The game is included in the Union full season ticket package at no additional cost.
SPORTS
September 22, 2010
Drexel will host the 2013 NCAA men's lacrosse championships at Lincoln Financial Field and the 2012 quarterfinals at PPL Park. The 2006 championships were held at the Linc.
NEWS
June 25, 2012 | DAILY NEWS STAFF REPORT
PITTSBURGH - The Flyers will host the 2014 NHL entry draft at the Wells Fargo Center, the league announced Friday. It is the first time the draft will be held in Philadelphia. "We are truly excited to host the 2014 National Hockey League entry draft at the Wells Fargo Center," Comcast-Spectacor president Peter Luukko said in a statement. "This is further testament that Philadelphia truly is a hockey town. We just hosted a wonderful Winter Classic last season and, in addition to hosting the 2014 NHL entry draft, we soon will be preparing to also host the 2014 NCAA Frozen Four at Wells Fargo Center.
SPORTS
November 20, 2012 | DAILY NEWS STAFF REPORT
ROLLING GREEN Golf Club, of Springfield, Delaware County, has been named the host site for the 2016 U.S. Women's Amateur championship, the USGA announced on Monday. The tournament will be held Aug. 8 to 14. It will be the second USGA event held at Rolling Green. In 1976, the U.S. Women's Open was played there. Joanne Carner won the event. "The USGA is very happy to bring another national championship to Rolling Green," said Thomas J. O'Toole Jr., USGA vice president and championship committee chairman.
NEWS
October 8, 2012
John Rovick, 93, the beloved host of a children's show in Los Angeles throughout the 1950s and '60s, died Saturday in Boise, Idaho, after a brief illness, his former station, KTTV-TV, told the Associated Press. For nearly two decades, Mr. Rovick appeared on the daily Cartoon Time show that earned him an Emmy Award for outstanding children's program. It was so popular that KTTV said it added another Rovick show, Sheriff John's Lunch Brigade , that stayed on the air until 1970.
NEWS
February 22, 2013 | From Staff and Wire Reports
Seven years ago, Philadelphia was among five U.S. cities seeking to qualify to host the 2016 Summer Olympic Games, but it failed to make it to the medal round. The U.S. Olympic Committee wants to know if the city is ready to get back in the game. Letters went out this week to gauge interest for 2024 among the nation's 25 largest cities - including Philadelphia - and 10 others, the USOC said. Mark McDonald, Mayor Nutter's spokesman, was noncommittal Wednesday about whether the city would apply, but he spoke enthusiastically about what an honor it would be to host the Games.
SPORTS
September 5, 2012
VILLANOVA'S basketball team will host Jeff Ruland's District of Columbia team on Nov. 9, and Marshall 2 days later, in the regional rounds of the 2K Sports Classic benefiting Wounded Warrior Project. The Wildcats, as had previously been announced, will then meet Purdue on Nov. 15 in the second half of the semifinal doubleheader at New York's Madison Square Garden. They'll get either Alabama or Oregon State the following night, in either the consolation or title matchup. All the games from up there will be on ESPN2 or ESPNU.
SPORTS
November 9, 2012
The Temple football team will play Fordham on Sept., 14, 2013 at Lincoln Financial Field, according to multiple sources. It is unlikely that the Owls will have a home-and-home series with the Football Championship Subdivision program. Temple's current announced nonleague games for next season are at Notre Dame (Aug. 31), at Idaho (Sept. 28), and against Army (Oct. 19) at the Linc. - Keith Pompey
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October 20, 2014 | By Maria Panaritis, Inquirer Staff Writer
Philadelphia, your moment has arrived. Billionaire-deep wallets and millennial minds are descending on the city Sunday for the start to the first Forbes Under 30 Summit, where tycoons and start-up stars will mindmeld with young entrepreneurs in what organizers hope may become an annual East Coast version of the South by Southwest Festival in Texas. The exclusive event kicks off with a concert in Northern Liberties on Sunday featuring Wiz Khalifa and others. It continues through Wednesday with TED-like talks at the Convention Center, tours of budding commercial and tech enterprises across the city, and visits by Forbes honorees to seven schools.
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October 7, 2014 | The Inquirer Staff
Holding a 10-stroke lead heading into the final round, the Kutztown women's golf team held off West Chester on Sunday to win its Fall Invite by 1 stroke at Berkleigh Golf Club. Hope Giordano (Council Rock South) won her first tournament as a Golden Bear. She carded an 80 for a two-day total of 159, finishing 5 strokes ahead of the Golden Rams' Lacey Bensing. Women's Soccer La Salle 3, VCU 1 - Kelsey Haycook netted a pair of goals in the first half before Anna Dolhansky (Triton)
NEWS
October 5, 2014
SOCCER COLONIAL PATRIOT Haddon Heights 3, Woodbury 2: Erin Peters knocked in the game-winner for the host Garnets. Natalie Johnson and Alex Pease added the other goals. Rebecca Rossett scored twice for the Thundering Herd. Gateway 5, Paulsboro 0: Perri Stavoli had a goal and an assist for the host Gators. Mackenzie Dubbs needed just two saves to earn the shutout. COLONIAL LIBERTY Sterling 1, Haddonfield 0: Sabrina Shinkowitz scored for the host Silver Knights, who edged the Bulldogs.
SPORTS
October 2, 2014 | By Mark Whited, Inquirer Staff Writer
By the time Williamstown walked off the field after the first half Tuesday afternoon, the Braves had a win practically sealed. Ranked No. 4 in South Jersey by The Inquirer, the visiting Braves netted three first-half goals in a 4-1 victory at Triton in a Tri-County Royal girls' soccer game. Madelyn Buchanan finished with two goals. Ashley Engler and Allie Schneeman scored one apiece. Mary Kate Ulmer recorded a pair of assists. Taylor Bynoe made four saves. Elsewhere in Tri-County Royal action: Renae Moken led visiting Highland with two goals in a 4-2 win over Kingsway.
NEWS
September 29, 2014
BUCKS COUNTY Delaware Valley College to host 'Visit Day' DOYLESTOWN Delaware Valley College, which this year reported its largest enrollment gain in 10 years, will hold a "Saturday Visit Day" on Oct. 11 for prospective students. Events will include a presentation by an admissions counselor and a group tour. The college has about 1,700 undergraduates and 300 graduate students, and added 625 new students for the fall semester, a 17 percent increase over last year's entering class.
SPORTS
September 13, 2014 | By Phil Anastasia, Inquirer Staff Writer
Regardless of the numbers on the scoreboard at the end of the game, Hammonton football will make history on Friday night. Long a flagship program in the Cape-Atlantic League, Hammonton will make its debut in the West Jersey Football League by hosting Kingsway in a game loaded with National Division and South Jersey Group 4 implications. "It's different, and that makes it exciting," Hammonton coach Pete Lancetta said. Hammonton joined the Tri-County Conference for all sports this school year.
NEWS
September 7, 2014 | By Christian Hetrick, Inquirer Staff Writer
The Cumberland boys' soccer team started its season on the right foot Friday. The right foot of Scott DeLussa, that is. DeLussa, a senior striker and cocaptain, opened the scoring with a first-half goal off his right foot. He then scored two goals in the second half - one on a header and another on a left-footed shot - to complete the hat trick, as the Colts blanked host Penns Grove, 3-0, in a Tri-County Diamond matchup. Michael Raczenbek made three saves for the shutout. Nonleague.
NEWS
September 7, 2014
SOCCER CATHOLIC LEAGUE Archbishop Ryan 2, Archbishop Wood 0: Behind strong defense from Kaitlyn McFadden and goals from Jules Blank and Casey Rodgers, the visiting Ragdolls' Jazmin Gonzalez recorded her second straight shutout. Archbishop Carroll 2, Cardinal O'Hara 0: Melissa Stahl netted a pair of goals for the visiting Patriots. Juliet Rossetti and Claire Boylan each had an assist. Little Flower 6, Neumann-Goretti 0: Taylor Schuler and Julie Fox each scored twice in the Sentinels' win at home.
SPORTS
September 7, 2014 | For The Inquirer
Parx Racing will play host to the 14th edition of Pennsylvania's Day at the Races on Saturday with a card featuring five stakes with purses totaling $400,000. Topping the racing program is the $100,000 Mrs. Penny Stakes, a one mile and one-sixteenth turf test for fillies and mares 3-and-up. The 2-1 morning line favorite is Waterway Run, a 4 year-old Arch filly racing for owner Martin Schwartz and trained by Chad Brown. A four time winner on the grass, she's also a graded winner, having won the G3 Beaugay Handicap back in May at Belmont Park.
NEWS
September 4, 2014 | By Edward Colimore, Inquirer Staff Writer
For Tuckahoe Turf Farms, use of its sprawling fields by soccer teams is simply a no-brainer: It grows turf for recreational venues, so allowing games on the farm is a way to market the product and demonstrate its quality. What difference is there between Tuckahoe's use of its land and farms that operate corn mazes and hay rides to draw customers to buy produce? lawyers for the soccer league and farm ask. Over the last four years, thousands of people have turned out for the games held by the Mid-Atlantic Soccer Showcase League at the sprawling farm in the 400 block of North Myrtle Street - with no harm to the land, the attorneys say. But the Pinelands Commission has ordered all soccer games and practices to cease after Nov. 30, saying they violate preserved land deed restrictions that allow only low-intensity recreation.
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