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The First Union Center parking lot turned into a dump last Thursday morning when 400 truckloads of dirt were hauled into lot "C." By next week, the giant pile will be transformed into the...

The Perfect Summer

Mike Schmidt, Steve Carlton, Robin Roberts and Richie Ashburn all had their respective weekends in Cooperstown, N.Y., when they were inducted into the National Baseball Hall of Fame. South Philadelphia's Vito Cianci recently...

On base for competition

Young South Philly baseball players dream about one day starting for their high-school teams, earning All-Public or All-Catholic honors and helping their squads win championships. At age 14, they aren't quite ready to play...

Full Swing

Kurt Gibson Jr. places 30 golf balls in front of him and, one by one, moves a ball closer for target practice. The yellow 150-yard marker is within striking distance, but it's too...
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