CHESTER >> For weeks, Jim Curtin's pleas seemed increasingly hopeful. Just one win, he insisted, would unlock the potential in his Philadelphia Union squad, would instantly transform a process that had always been sound into one that would reap regular results. The victory over D.C. United two weeks ago brought those predictions to life, and now C […]
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Margaret White has been hired as head coach of the Ursinus College women's basketball team, it was announced this week by Director of Athletics Laura Moliken. White replaces Jim Buckley, who announced his retirement in late March."We are pleased to welcome Margaret to Ursinus College, as she possesses a wealth of basketball knowledge, a commitment […]
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NEW YORK >> The Tampa Bay Lightning will play for the Stanley Cup, winning their third straight game at Madison Square Garden 2-0 on Friday night to beat the New York Rangers in the Eastern Conference finals in seven games.Ben Bishop, pulled from a Game 6 loss after allowing five goals, outplayed Henrik Lundqvist in handing New York its first loss ever […]
PHILADELPHIA >> The Phillies entered Game 50 of 162 with this in the outfield:• Cody Asche in left field, making his first big-league start as an outfielder and 16th outfield start in any professional game.• Odubel Herrera in center field, a Rule 5 acquisition who hadn't played a professional inning in the outfield on this date a year ago.