July 25, 2014
I VOLUNTEER at a correctional institution for women. During one financial-literacy class, I was struck by something that was disturbing two inmates who were scheduled to be released within the next two years. They were worried about defaulted student loans. Once out of prison, they feared that if they found a job, debt collectors would come after their paychecks. They were concerned that late fees, additional interest and other collection costs would make it impossible for them to get out of default.
July 22, 2014 |
ATLANTA - The prize of the pitching market this July, David Price, plays for a team enjoying its best run of the season. There are no guarantees that Tampa Bay will deal Price, and that steers all focus toward Cliff Lee. He will pitch Monday for the first time in two months. More than a dozen scouts are expected at Citizens Bank Park to evaluate how Lee has handled a strained left elbow. Lee will start two games before the July 31 non-waiver trade deadline. His performances will dictate whether that is enough to entice a contender to offer a suitable package.
July 23, 1994 |
Robert Gaddy pitched five shutout innings as the Scranton/Wilkes-Barre Red Barons defeated Syracuse, 3-0, in the International League last night. The game was called after 4 1/2 innings, and the second game of a scheduled doubleheader was rained out. Lenny Dykstra completed an injury rehab by going 1 for 2 with a double. Dave Hollins, also finishing a rehab, threw out a runner at the plate from right field in the third inning. READING 7, CANTON-AKRON 4 READING, Pa. - Catcher Tommy Eason slammed two homers and knocked in four runs as Reading won the Eastern League contest.
April 30, 2011
Bon Jovi guitarist Richie Sambora will not be joining the band on its next tour, which begins tonight in New Orleans, because he's entering rehab. Spokesman for the band said he "recently has been drinking too much and wants to get his life together. " Sambora is missing out on some choice scratch. Bon Jovi was the biggest touring act of last year, raking in a whopping $201 million in ticket sales. Hey, Jon Bon Jovi , Lady Tattle is sure she can feather her hair in a Sambora-esque manner if you're looking for a replacement.
April 26, 2008 |
Shane Victorino, on a rehabilitation assignment for the Phillies, went 1 for 3 last night in Reading's 3-2 Eastern League win over Connecticut. Camden 6, York 2 L.J. Biernbaum and Brett Bonvechio homered in the opener at Campbell's Field.
August 21, 2007 |
LAKEWOOD, N.J. - The Phillies' Shane Victorino, on the disabled list with a strained right calf, went 1 for 5 with a double and run in a rehab start in Lakewood's 5-1 victory last night over the Hickory Crawdads. Victorino was the BlueClaws' designated hitter. Catcher Rod Barajas, also on the DL with a strained right groin, was hitless in three at-bats. Ottawa 5, Buffalo 3 OTTAWA, Ontario - Joe Thurston's sacrifice fly in the bottom of the eighth helped the Lynx down the Bison in an International League game.
July 6, 1994 |
Phillies righthander Curt Schilling pitched five shutout innings yesterday at Jack Murphy Stadium. The fact that the stands were empty, of course, means little here. But the fact the batting cage was up and the lineup Schilling faced consisted solely of Randy Ready and Tony Longmire confirmed that, yes, it was only a simulated game. Only a simulated game. And, in its own way, the biggest game Schilling had pitched since his electrifying performance in Game 5 of the 1993 World Series.
June 21, 2004 |
Phillies righthander Vicente Padilla had been scheduled to return to the Phillies rotation on Friday in Boston. If everything went well last night in Moosic, Pa., that is. It appears it didn't. Padilla, who has been on the disabled list since May 30 with tendinitis in his right biceps, made a rehab start for triple-A Scranton/Wilkes-Barre, but left the game after just 33 pitches with elbow soreness. He will be evaluated today. There was no other information available, and it was not clear how the soreness might affect his return.
October 13, 1994 |
Phoenix Suns forward Charles Barkley said critics of his summer work ethic are off base and there is no reason for him to apologize for having some fun while spending the offseason in Philadelphia. Barkley, who thought about retiring all of last season because of chronic back trouble, said he worked hard in the offseason, but also had some fun. "I didn't neglect my rehab," Barkley said yesterday. "I told them I was going to Philadelphia and do it, and that was the final decision.
March 4, 1987 |
At first it seemed like a great way to promote low- and moderate-income housing: Float millions of dollars in bonds, use the money to make low-interest loans to small private developers and community non-profit groups, then make sure they keep the rents low, from $250 to $350 for a two-bedroom apartment. The goal: to rehab 1,000 properties of one to four units within three years. But 14 months later the official in charge of the Redevelopment Authority's $35 million Small Rental Properties Program admits, "I had no idea it was so complicated.