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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.
SPORTS
January 19, 2012
Michigan athletic director Dave Brandon said the school and the NHL were discussing bringing the Winter Classic to Michigan Stadium. Brandon said conversations about the annual outdoors showcase game were continuing Wednesday amid reports that the Detroit Red Wings would play the Toronto Maple Leafs on Jan. 1, 2013, at the Big House, which holds 110,000 for football games. The NHL said it had nothing to announce about the 2013 game. The crowd for a Michigan Stadium game would likely be the biggest: Michigan and Michigan State attracted a Guinness World Record 104,173 people for a hockey game on Dec. 11, 2010.
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.
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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.
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January 30, 2016 | By Jack Goodwillie, Staff Writer
A 39-point outburst from Ahmadu Sarnor proved pivotal for Collegium Charter in a 82-75 victory on Thursday over visiting Perkiomen School in a Tri-County League boys' basketball game. Collegium's Gary Grove scored all 18 of his points in the second half. Half of his points came from fourth-quarter free throws. Pioneer. Malik Brown made 11 free throws and scored 33 points as host Pottstown triumphed over Boyertown, 71-67. Bicentennial. Wyatt Harkins scored 34 points for Delco Christian in its 54-52 victory at MaST Charter.
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January 29, 2016 | By Trevor Newcomb, Staff Writer
St. Basil's Natalie Kucowski stood above everyone else on the floor on Wednesday night, as she led the hosts to a 59-32 victory over Villa Maria. The 6-foot-2 junior recorded a triple-double, totaling 12 points, 12 rebounds, and 10 blocks in the Catholic Academies matchup. The victory lifted the Panthers to a 17-2 record. Catholic League. Maura Hendrixson made four three-pointers en route to 15 points for Cardinal O'Hara in a 52-39 victory at Archbishop Ryan. Mackenzie Gardler scored 14 points for the Lions.
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January 23, 2016 | By Matt Breen, Staff Writer
Natalie Kucowski helped visiting St. Basil build up an early lead on Thursday afternoon before topping Villa Joseph Marie, 45-39, in a Catholic Academies girls' basketball game. Kucowski scored 10 of her game-high 19 points in the first half as the Panthers entered halftime with a 10-point lead. Jules Gura aided the effort with seven points. Also in the Catholic Academies: Bern McGeaver scored all 12 of her points in the first half as Merion Mercy dropped host Nazareth Academy, 62-40.
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January 21, 2016 | By Marc Narducci, Staff Writer
Devin Coleman understands that when his Temple team meets La Salle in a Big Five game at the Palestra, there will be added excitement in the place known as the cathedral of college basketball. To celebrate the Big Five's 60th anniversary, the Palestra will host a doubleheader Wednesday night, paying homage to the old days when these events were commonplace and gripped the basketball community. After the Temple-La Salle game at 7, St. Joseph's and Penn will meet at 9:30. "It's my first time playing in a doubleheader there and it will be a good experience," Coleman said.
SPORTS
January 17, 2016
GIRLS' BASKETBALL Tri-County Conference Classic Salem 43, Pennsville 41: Sherris Moyer had 15 points and three three-pointers for the visiting Rams. Clayton 49, Wildwood 39: Mackenzie McCracken scored 18 points and her sister Maddie added 13 points for the host Clippers. Tri-County Conference Diamond Deptford, 46, Woodstown 37: Juliette Tobin had 13 points for the host Spartans. Delsea 68, Schalick 25: Wykira Johnson had 16 points and Glory Morton scored 14 for the host Cougars.
NEWS
January 17, 2016 | By Carolyn Hax
Adapted from a recent online discussion.   Question: I now live in a party destination, and I regularly get family and friends visiting to experience the city. This includes "Kathy," who has been in a long-term relationship for seven years. When we were out, I came back from the bar to find Kathy making out with a guy who was rounding third base. I hated that she made me an accomplice to her cheating, and I ended up mostly breaking off the friendship. Now two years later, mostly reconciled, Kathy confronted me drunkenly at a birthday party for "treating her like a whore" and "making her feel bad for what she did. " It all came out that Kathy and her boyfriend had made their relationship open before her trip.
SPORTS
January 16, 2016 | By Jack Goodwillie, Staff Writer
A career night from Nicole Velez proved vital for host Gloucester in its 55-50 Tri-County Classic victory over Wildwood on Thursday. Velez scored a career-high 37 points. She also knocked down four three pointers and 11 free throws to help the Lions secure the win. In other Tri-County Classic action: Dani Sanderlin had 10 points, 19 rebounds and eight assists as host Gloucester Catholic doubled-up Clayton, 64-32. Gloucester Catholic is ranked first in South Jersey by The Inquirer.
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January 16, 2016 | By Trevor Newcomb, Staff Writer
The Friends Select girls' basketball players may have thought they were seeing double on Thursday. That's because the Jimenez sisters seemed to be everywhere in host Westtown's 47-37 win. Naomi Jimenez, a senior, controlled the paint for the Moose, leading the team in scoring with 20 points and adding six rebounds and four blocks. Eunice Jimenez, a junior, controlled the backcourt in the Friends Schools League matchup, dishing out six assists. She added seven steals and 11 points.
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January 15, 2016 | By Trevor Newcomb, Staff Writer
Thanks to a pin from Mark McCormick (145), followed by a 7-4 decision for Ronald Crane (152), Camden Catholic defeated host Timber Creek, 36-33 in an Olympic Conference match. In other Olympic Conference action, Cherokee's Ryan Burke (138) recorded a pin in 0:49, as the hosts beat Camden, 51-21. J.T. Bell (138) pinned his foe in part of a eight-match run for host Lenape, in a 57-9 win over Cherry Hill East. Ross Capri (152) recorded a pin in 4:24. Cherry Hill West's Brandon Moore (220)
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