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South Philly native wins $50,000 on CBS competition show

Lower Moyamensing resident Joe Pepe won the top prize on a recent episode of “CBS’s TKO: Total Knock Out.”Lower Moyamensing resident Joe Pepe wins the top prize of $50,000 on recent episode of “CBS’s TKO:...

New basketball program mentors youth of Sacks

“The Final Four Tournament” is the product of local difference makers and athletes, including Harlem Globetrotters.Local adolescents and children participant in the new youth basketball program, “The Final Four Tournament” based at Sacks Playground...

Cardella: Mixing Politics with Art

By Tom CardellaI’m trying like hell not to let politics invade my personal tastes in entertainment. My mother and her sisters abandoned Frank Sinatra when he left Nancy for Ava. I remained a Sinatra fan....

Signups for Sacks Playground basketball tournament clinic set for Monday

“The Final Four Basketball Tournament” will be run by the Community to Rebuild Sacks Playground.On Monday, July 9 at 5 p.m., Community to Rebuild Sacks Playground will host a signup day for this summer’s...

Academy at Palumbo are PLL volleyball champs

For the first time since 2010 and only the second time in school history, the Academy at Palumbo are volleyball champions of the Philadelphia Public League (PLL), defeating Central High School three sets to one.For...

Cardella: Wanna bet?

By Tom CardellaLast week the U. S. Supreme Court struck down the federal anti-gambling law. South Philly sighed a collective yawn. You mean it was illegal to bet on sports? You from another planet or...

Saints ready to play ball

The defending Catholic League and PIAA Class 2A champs are hungry for moreThe Ss. Neumann-Goretti baseball team is ready to defend its 2017 Catholic League crownBy Bill GelmanThe words “team to beat” or the bullseye symbol may...

Eagles Insider: NFL owners unanimous on Stricter helmet contact rule

By Dave SpadaroThe biggest move of the NFL’s offseason comes not from a quarterback switching teams or a trade that alters the balance of power in the NFC. No, the biggest move is one that...

Saint-turned-Wildcat trades PIAA championship for NCAA

Neumann-Goretti grad Dhamir Cosby-Roundtree contributed to the Villanova Wildcats NCAA championship seasonPhoto provided by Villanova UniversityBy Bill GelmanFour minutes and one rebound.Villanova University freshman forward Dhamir Cosby-Roundtree is likely not going to remember those numbers in...

Citizens Bank Park is set for opening day

The Yard and smoked brisket tacos are among the new offeringsPhotos provided by the PhilliesBy Bill GelmanThe early season talk about the Philadelphia Phillies has centered around new manager Gabe Kapler and his decision-making through the...
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