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March 21, 2001 | By Susan Weidener and Sandy Bauers INQUIRER STAFF WRITERS
Using public and private financing, a development company owned by Sam Katz, the former Philadelphia mayoral candidate, wants to build a $17 million sports center on a contaminated industrial site along Route 30 in Chester County. The center, with ice-skating rinks, indoor soccer fields and a wellness center, would be on the former Bishop Tube manufacturing site in Frazer, in East Whiteland Township. Abandoned two years ago, the 17-acre property - a brownfield, or environmentally contaminated site - is near the Route 202 high-tech corridor.
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June 10, 1998 | By Susan Weidener, INQUIRER CORRESPONDENT
A $2.5 million gift to Malvern Preparatory School - the largest in its 156-year history - will be used to build a sports center. The gift from alumnus and trustee Donald F. O'Neill will be used to build a 46,000-square-foot sports center at the private Catholic school for boys in grades six through 12. "We have been looking for our first million contribution, and to receive so much more was totally unexpected," said Jim Stewart, the school's...
SPORTS
January 6, 2015 | BY TOM MAHON, Daily News Staff Writer mahont@phillynews.com
STUART SCOTT, the talented and entertaining anchor on ESPN's "SportsCenter," had a way with words. His famous catchphrases included: "Boo-Yah!" "As cool as the other side of the pillow. " "Just call him butter cuz he's on a roll. " Yesterday, Scott died at 49 after a lengthy battle with cancer. And fittingly, there were words. Words of love. Words of consolation. President Obama, actor Samuel L. Jackson, and former NBA star Michael Jordan were among those sharing their thoughts.
NEWS
February 24, 1999 | By Adrienne Lu, INQUIRER SUBURBAN STAFF
Many township residents did not object much to developer Ted van Beuren's proposals for a sports complex because they thought, in the words of resident Grace Matelyn, it would be "a little [neighborhood] sports place where kids would go. " But when an art show was booked last week at what has been billed as "the most spectacular multisports facility east of the Mississippi," traffic started piling up on West Bradford's winding, two-lane roads, and residents suddenly realized the facility was more than a few ball fields and neighborhood youngsters gathering for a pickup basketball game.
SPORTS
August 6, 2013 | By Bill Fleischman, For the Daily News
JIM GAIERO must have been carrying a lucky coin yesterday at Pocono Raceway. Producing his first NASCAR Sprint Cup telecast at Pocono for ESPN yesterday, Gaiero and viewers were treated to a finish as riveting as it gets. Kasey Kahne surged passed Jeff Gordon on the final restart with two laps remaining to win the GoBowling.com 400. "It was one of the more exciting Pocono races in a long time," Gaiero said. "The restarts were fun to watch. Our director, Richie Basile, and I talked about how important restarts would be. " One highlight of the telecast was the high camera showing how the race cars fan out four- and sometimes five-wide prior to funneling side-by-side into Turn 1, the highest banked curve on the 2.5-mile tri-oval.
NEWS
April 24, 2013 | By Aubrey Whelan, INQUIRER STAFF WRITER
Radnor police were searching Tuesday for a man they say is a suspect in a carjacking that targeted a couple with an 8-month-old baby in the township. Police say the couple were purchasing electronics at Micro Center at 550 E. Lancaster Ave. about 8 p.m. Monday. They were loading about $2,000 worth of purchases into their car when a man approached, asked if they needed help, and began loading packages into the car, police said. Initially, the couple thought he was an employee at Micro Center, police said.
NEWS
May 8, 1995 | By Jeff Eckhoff, INQUIRER CORRESPONDENT
A Bucks County man who hurled himself at a Velcro wall and didn't stick has sued the sports/entertainment center that owns it, charging that center employees failed to maintain "The Flytrap" properly. Bruce Oswald of Washington Crossing, who broke his right foot 18 months ago, filed suit in Montgomery County Court last week, claiming that the owners of Sportsland, a 62,000-square-foot indoor amusement park in Langhorne, "failed to properly maintain (their) Velcro wall and its component parts in a proper and safe manner.
SPORTS
October 16, 1986 | By Herm L. Rogul, Special to The Inquirer
Dawn Cody, senior co-captain of the St. Joseph's University women's cross- country team, credits her big brother, Tom, with her inspiration. "Tom used to run, and he got me interested," said Cody, a 1983 graduate of Paul VI. "I used to run with him a lot during the summer. I can keep up with him. He's not in real good shape now. He's working and he got married. " Dawn Cody earned all-state honors in cross-country and all-South Jersey recognition in track while at Paul VI. "(Paul VI coach)
NEWS
May 22, 1992 | By Daniel Webster, INQUIRER MUSIC CRITIC
This Adriatic city is home to some of the oldest Western art, but its adaptation to music has been more recent. The Philadelphia Orchestra, now at the halfway point of its European and Middle Eastern tour, will not be playing in a newer or more surprising setting than it did Wednesday, in its debut here. The hall is the Palazzo Mauro de Andre, a domed sports center just completed a mile outside town. Its open, square form can be altered to fit the needs of all indoor sports, but for its transformation into a concert hall, something more ingenious had to be engineered.
NEWS
January 6, 1995 | By Glen Justice, INQUIRER CORRESPONDENT
Weighing in with his own version of what should occupy the now-vacant Baldwin Locomotive Works industrial site in Eddystone, the president of the Delaware County Chamber of Commerce said yesterday that the county should consider building a convention center there. Jack Holefelder said a convention center would be a year-round draw and would offer the area a better economic boost than a stadium, which might only be used for part of the year. County Council Vice Chairman Paul G. Mattus suggested two weeks ago that the county consider developing a sports stadium on the 34-acre property owned by Adwin Realty, the real estate arm of Peco Energy Co. The county's Industrial Development Authority has approved a $30,000 feasibility study to be conducted by Legg Mason Real Estate Services.
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SPORTS
January 6, 2015 | BY TOM MAHON, Daily News Staff Writer mahont@phillynews.com
STUART SCOTT, the talented and entertaining anchor on ESPN's "SportsCenter," had a way with words. His famous catchphrases included: "Boo-Yah!" "As cool as the other side of the pillow. " "Just call him butter cuz he's on a roll. " Yesterday, Scott died at 49 after a lengthy battle with cancer. And fittingly, there were words. Words of love. Words of consolation. President Obama, actor Samuel L. Jackson, and former NBA star Michael Jordan were among those sharing their thoughts.
SPORTS
August 6, 2013 | By Bill Fleischman, For the Daily News
JIM GAIERO must have been carrying a lucky coin yesterday at Pocono Raceway. Producing his first NASCAR Sprint Cup telecast at Pocono for ESPN yesterday, Gaiero and viewers were treated to a finish as riveting as it gets. Kasey Kahne surged passed Jeff Gordon on the final restart with two laps remaining to win the GoBowling.com 400. "It was one of the more exciting Pocono races in a long time," Gaiero said. "The restarts were fun to watch. Our director, Richie Basile, and I talked about how important restarts would be. " One highlight of the telecast was the high camera showing how the race cars fan out four- and sometimes five-wide prior to funneling side-by-side into Turn 1, the highest banked curve on the 2.5-mile tri-oval.
NEWS
April 24, 2013 | By Aubrey Whelan, INQUIRER STAFF WRITER
Radnor police were searching Tuesday for a man they say is a suspect in a carjacking that targeted a couple with an 8-month-old baby in the township. Police say the couple were purchasing electronics at Micro Center at 550 E. Lancaster Ave. about 8 p.m. Monday. They were loading about $2,000 worth of purchases into their car when a man approached, asked if they needed help, and began loading packages into the car, police said. Initially, the couple thought he was an employee at Micro Center, police said.
BUSINESS
September 15, 2012 | By Chris Mondics, Inquirer Staff Writer
Andrew Brandt, a lawyer, former NFL team executive and ESPN commentator, has been named director of the Jeffrey S. Moorad Center for the Study of Sports Law at Villanova University Law School. Brandt will oversee activities of the sports law center, teach classes and lead seminars, and coordinate a sports law internship program, among other responsibilities, the law school said. "Andrew Brandt brings the perfect blend of sports industry and legal expertise to his new role," said John Y. Gotanda, the law school dean.
BUSINESS
February 10, 2012 | By Chris Mondics, Inquirer Staff Writer
The Villanova University law school announced it has received a $5 million gift to underwrite the creation of a center for the study of sports law, its largest gift ever. The gift was made by Jeffrey S. Moorad, a 1981 graduate of the law school and currently the vice chairman and chief executive officer of the San Diego Padres. Villanova said it planned to host a symposium Friday on the business of sports with Moorad and Oakland A's general manager Billy Beane, the subject of the book and film titled Moneyball . Also on the list of attendees is former New York Mets general manager and current Padres senior vice president Omar Minaya, MSNBC president Phil Griffin, and former Pennsylvania Gov. Ed Rendell.
NEWS
July 26, 2009 | By Walter F. Naedele INQUIRER STAFF WRITER
Miriam Kline Klein, 93, of Center City, who with her late husband, Raymond, made significant gifts to organizations here and overseas, died Thursday at her home. Mrs. Klein and her husband did not simply write checks. They hosted charity parties and balls at their home for the Albert Einstein Medical Center, Children's Hospital of Philadelphia, Sheba Medical Center in Israel, and other institutions. A 1978 item in The Inquirer reported a benefit dinner party for 70 guests at the Kleins' home, "which occupies an entire floor of a Center City apartment house" and had "a red, silk-lined ballroom.
SPORTS
October 2, 2001 | By Marc Narducci INQUIRER STAFF WRITER
Mike Lasme started to pick up speed and momentum. Dribbling by one defender, then a second and a third with relative ease, Lasme was playing at his own controlled pace in a zone few high school soccer players can enter. After the third defender was beaten, Lasme calmly walked the ball in and scored yet another goal. It was a highlight-film play, one that may not be seen many times in a season. But it was the second time in one half that Lasme had gotten by three defenders and scored during a recent game against Burlington City.
NEWS
March 21, 2001 | By Susan Weidener and Sandy Bauers INQUIRER STAFF WRITERS
Using public and private financing, a development company owned by Sam Katz, the former Philadelphia mayoral candidate, wants to build a $17 million sports center on a contaminated industrial site along Route 30 in Chester County. The center, with ice-skating rinks, indoor soccer fields and a wellness center, would be on the former Bishop Tube manufacturing site in Frazer, in East Whiteland Township. Abandoned two years ago, the 17-acre property - a brownfield, or environmentally contaminated site - is near the Route 202 high-tech corridor.
SPORTS
November 12, 1999 | By Melissa Geschwind, INQUIRER SUBURBAN STAFF
Nobody wanted this to happen again. In two girls' soccer games this year, the difference between Conestoga and Strath Haven has been one goal in the Pioneers' favor, and one Central League title in the Panthers' column. There is little disagreement around District 1 that the PIAA tournament format that puts all of the District 1 teams in the same bracket, forcing showdowns in the early rounds of Class AAA state playoffs, is unjust. But such a showdown will happen anyway, at 2 p.m. tomorrow.
SPORTS
April 20, 1999 | By Brian Miller, INQUIRER SUBURBAN STAFF
The Women's World Cup, which is being billed as the largest women's sporting event in the world, will be held in the United States this summer. And even though the Philadelphia area will not be hosting a World Cup game, local soccer fans will have a chance to see some of the world's best teams in training at the United Sports Training Center in Downingtown. The United States team, one of the favorites in the 16-team field, is scheduled to begin two days of training this morning at the Marshallton-Thorndale Road facility.
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