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June 3, 1986
The May 23 Op-ed article by Maxwell Glen and Cody Shearer, "The Navy goes into show biz," seems to be saying four things: first, that it is wrong for the Navy to profit from the film industry; second, that it is wrong for the film industry to profit from the Navy; third, the Navy should not use privately funded movies for recruiting purposes; fourth, the Navy should not be spending so many taxpayers dollars on recruiting. Consider each in turn. First, it would be wrong for the Navy to refuse private funding to offset the cost of pilot proficiency training (and that is what the hours flown during the filming of Top Gun represent, since they would have been flown even without the presence of a film crew)
SPORTS
September 4, 2014 | BY MIKE KERN, Daily News Staff Writer kernm@phillynews.com
TEMPLE, COMING off a 2-10 season in coach Matt Rhule's first season, opened with a weather-delayed 30-point win at Vanderbilt as a two-touchdown underdog. From a national standpoint, there couldn't have been many Week 1 results that were more unforeseen. "That's not my concern, to be honest," said sophomore quarterback P.J. Walker. "We worked very hard in the offseason and at [preseason] camp. We didn't want to do that for no reason. "We're giving ourselves a reason. " Now the Owls get Navy on Saturday afternoon at the Linc, where the Midshipmen have won 10 straight.
NEWS
October 19, 1990 | By S.E. Siebert, Special to The Inquirer
Citing unexpected circumstances, a Montgomery County judge yesterday revoked an earlier ruling ordering a Lansdale man to serve a four-year stint in the Navy. Common Pleas Court Judge S. Gerald Corso sentenced Nathan I. Rubinkam, 20, to five years' probation and 150 hours of community service. The ruling overrides an Aug. 24 order to send Rubinkam into the Navy and have him serve five years of nonreporting probation for his part in a series of thefts from autos in the North Penn area in 1988 and 1989.
SPORTS
March 26, 1995 | By Mayer Brandschain, INQUIRER CORRESPONDENT
The University of Pennsylvania dominated the U.S. Naval Academy in three out of four races in a women's rowing regatta yesterday on a windswept Schuylkill. Penn outrowed the Middies by almost 1 1/2 lengths in the varsity race, covering the 2,000-meter course in 6 minutes, 44.6 seconds. Navy's time was 6:50.0. The Quakers also won the second varsity and the first novice varsity races, while Navy prevailed in the second novice varsity race.
NEWS
April 1, 2012 | By Jason Dearen, Associated Press
SAN FRANCISCO - In 2005, the USS America aircraft carrier was towed out to sea on its final voyage. Hundreds of miles off the Atlantic coast, U.S. Navy personnel then blasted the 40-year-old warship with missiles and bombs until it sank. The Kitty Hawk-class carrier - more than three football fields long - came to rest in the briny depths about 300 nautical miles southeast of Norfolk, Va. Target practice is now the way the Navy gets rid of most of its old ships, an Associated Press review of Navy records for the last dozen years has found.
NEWS
January 15, 1986 | By Henry Goldman, Inquirer Staff Writer
The Navy is fighting to keep the USS Olympia, Adm. George Dewey's flagship in the Spanish American War battle of Manila, from being taken over by a man who successfully sued the ship's owners after his son fell overboard and drowned. The Olympia, moored at Penn's Landing, was about to be padlocked by U.S. marshals Friday so that its contents could be attached to the estate of Robert Matthews, a 20-year-old deckhand who drowned in 1983. They were prevented from finishing the job when U.S. District Judge Marvin Katz gave the U.S. attorney's office, representing the Navy, time to prepare legal papers for presentation today.
SPORTS
February 9, 1993 | By Kevin Tatum, INQUIRER STAFF WRITER
Fresh off their most meaningful victory in recent seasons, the Drexel Dragons didn't allow Navy to catch them still savoring it last night. The Dragons (14-5) put the Midshipmen away early on their way to a 73-57 nonleague victory at Halsey Fieldhouse. It was Drexel's seventh straight victory. And it marked the first time the Dragons had put together that many wins since the 1985-86 season, when Drexel went to the NCAA tournament. Playing a Navy team (7-12) that had not distinguished itself this season, Drexel was a prime candidate for a letdown.
SPORTS
December 8, 2006 | By Jonathan Tannenwald FOR THE INQUIRER
The Penn basketball team faced a unique challenge last night against Navy. The Midshipmen's high-powered offense came into the contest averaging nearly 25 three-point attempts per game and a 40 percent shooting average from beyond the arc. Off the floor, a raucous crowd of 2,185 at Alumni Hall was inspired by a national television broadcast and ceremonies marking Pearl Harbor Day. But the Quakers managed to take care of both those problems with...
NEWS
September 14, 1989 | By EDWIN M. YODER JR
The report on the April gun-turret explosion on the USS Iowa may satisfy the immediate administrative needs of the Navy. But as an exercise in historical inquiry, or common justice, it stinks. After a disaster that cost 47 lives, the Navy seems to have reposed its faith in scientific and pseudo-scientific investigative methods, chemical and psychological - as if an extravagant investment in state-of-the-art forensics would dispel all doubts. It plainly didn't. Even after investing four months and $4 million in the inquiry, the Navy still doesn't really know how the explosion occurred, or who was to blame.
SPORTS
December 1, 2009
A limited number of standing-room tickets are on sale for the Army/Navy game, set for Dec. 12 at Lincoln Financial Field. The tickets cost $45 each and can be purchased on a first-come, first-served basis at all Ticketmaster outlets. Premium packages, going for $275 and $350 per person, are also available. The packages include various perks, such as lower-level seating, a parking pass and access to the pregame VIP Tailgate at Citizens Bank Park. To purchase either premium package, fans should call 1-888-332-CLUB.
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September 19, 2014 | By Walter F. Naedele, Inquirer Staff Writer
Sinkler A. Casselle Sr., 93, of Deptford, a naval architect at the former Philadelphia Naval Shipyard from 1950 to 1977, died Sunday, Sept. 7, at Inspira Medical Center in Woodbury. Mr. Casselle was involved with "the design and development of submarines; he helped with the structural design of them," a niece, Melanie Wright, said. He won an award from the Portsmouth (N.H.) Naval Shipyard for his work on the submarine Jack in 1961, she said. He won an outstanding service award from the Navy Yard in 1966 for development of a sonar detection system for submarines, she said.
BUSINESS
September 18, 2014 | By Linda Loyd, Inquirer Staff Writer
The Philadelphia Regional Port Authority will seek "expressions of interest" to develop the 200 acres known as Southport, at the eastern end of the Navy Yard in South Philadelphia. The board agreed at its monthly meeting Tuesday to accept proposals - called "request for expressions of interest" - from terminal operators, steamship lines, automobile manufacturers, energy companies, and investment firms with ideas for the maritime property, south of the Walt Whitman Bridge on the Delaware.
SPORTS
September 17, 2014 | By John N. Mitchell, Inquirer Staff Writer
Although there was no game on the schedule last week for the Temple Owls, little changed about their preparation. They practiced all last week as if they had a game, and on Monday they turned their attention to Saturday's opponent, Delaware State, at Lincoln Financial Field. "We spent the open week really just trying to get better and prepare for Delaware State," Temple coach Matt Rhule said. "We are focused on playing a good football team. " Temple (1-1) looks to bounce back after a 31-24 loss to Navy in its home opener on Sept.
SPORTS
September 11, 2014 | BY JEFF NEIBURG, Daily News Staff Writer neiburj@phillynews.com
THERE HAVE been flashes of brilliance, moments of greatness and plays that sometimes make you scratch your head. Yes, as good as Philip Walker Jr. - better known as P.J. Walker - has been through his first 10 starts under center at Temple, the brilliance and sometimes greatness has also been accompanied by its fair share of anguish. Saturday's 31-24 loss to Navy was a microcosm of how Walker's early career on North Broad Street has gone. Especially considering it came on the heels of a wild, 37-7 victory at Vanderbilt to open the season.
SPORTS
September 9, 2014 | By Mike Kern, Daily News Staff Writer
Players of the weekend National: Andre Heidari kicked a career-long, 53-yard field goal with 2 minutes, 30 seconds left to give Southern Cal a 13-10 win at Stanford, which had won an FBS-best 17 straight at home. Local : Sixth-year senior Sean McCartney (Archbishop Wood) passed for four touchdowns as West Chester, ranked 10th in Division II, opened with a 35-30 win at New Haven.   Around town Navy 31, Temple 24 After starting with a 30-point win at Vanderbilt (which just lost to Mississippi at home by 38)
SPORTS
September 8, 2014 | By John N. Mitchell, Inquirer Staff Writer
Having watched Navy gouge his defense for almost 500 rushing yards, Temple coach Matt Rhule was surprised when the Midshipmen elected to attempt a field goal rather than go for the one yard needed to pick up a first down and run out the clock Saturday. A missed 43-yarder gave Temple the ball at its own 26-yard line with 2 minutes, 8 seconds to play, energizing the 28,408 in attendance for Temple's home-opener at Lincoln Financial Field. But the Owls (1-1), who took over with no timeouts remaining, saw their bid to begin 2-0 for the second time in the last 33 seasons dissipate on the final play of a 31-24 loss to Navy (1-1)
SPORTS
September 8, 2014 | By John N. Mitchell, Inquirer Staff Writer
Last season, Temple collected just 13 takeaways. However, after getting seven in the season opener and three on Saturday (a pair of fumble recoveries for Sharif Finch, one for linebacker Tyler Matakevich) in its 31-24 loss to Navy, the Owls have 10 this season. "It's something we are focused on," said defensive back Jihaad Pretlow, who forced one fumble. "If you play aggressive, work hard, you are going to get turnovers. " However, the Owls failed to capitalize on the Pretlow turnover, which was recovered by Finch at the Navy 24 with 9 minutes, 45 seconds left in the second quarter.
SPORTS
September 8, 2014 | By Mike Jensen, Inquirer Columnist
The last play, called Alpha, that Temple ran on Saturday against Navy is designed in its entirety to pass the ball into the end zone, the only place where it could do the Owls any good. "It's a built-in Hail Mary of sorts," Temple coach Matt Rhule said later, after the Owls had fallen at Lincoln Financial Field to Navy, 31-24. Scanning as he scrambled, Owls sophomore quarterback P.J. Walker saw four receivers reach the end zone but saw them all blanketed. Walker decided that he was out of time and pushed the eject button.
SPORTS
September 7, 2014
When: Saturday at 1 p.m. Where: Lincoln Financial Field Records: Navy, 0-1; Temple, 1-0. TV/Radio: ESPN3; 97.5 FM The Fanatic. Coaches: Navy, Ken Niumatalolo (7th season, 49-31); Temple, Matt Rhule (2d season, 3-10). Series: 5-5. In the last meeting, Temple won, 27-24, on Oct. 31, 2009. Three Things to Watch 1. With its lethal triple-option, Navy's running game posseses a huge threat to the Owls, whose defensive line needs to win the line of scrimmage. 2. Temple is banged up at wide receiver.
SPORTS
September 7, 2014 | By John N. Mitchell, Inquirer Staff Writer
Part of the preparation for Temple's Saturday home opener against Navy was to get in a good, crisp practice a week ago and then, with fatigue still upon them, gather and watch Navy make its 2014 debut against then-No. 5 Ohio State. Temple coach Matt Rhule, more than anything, wanted to guard against the Owls, who have started the season 2-0 just twice in the last 32 seasons, growing complacent headed into their game with Navy, which will join the American Athletic Conference next season.
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