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Aston, Pa., will be the site of the USA Curling national championships, beginning March 1st.
“It’s a wonderful event. It’s an All-American event, and it certainly is America’s game,” said one man who had traveled to Philadelphia from Florida.
Former Pennsylvania governor Ed Rendell joined USA Rugby officials and others to announce the USA Eagles national team will play the Maori All Blacks of New Zealand at PPL Park on November 9th.
It’s a big weekend in Philadelphia for lacrosse fans as the NCAA Championships are in town.
“We’re probably looking at an economic impact of eight to ten million dollars,” says Larry Needle, executive director of the Philadelphia Sports Congress.
The legendary Army-Navy football classic returns to the Philadelphia on Saturday, and no matter which team prevails, the real winner will be the city’s hotels and restaurants.
Two teams, each comprised of four players, try to slide massive stone into position over a circular target.
Roy Halladay has picked up another prestigious award. The Phillies ace has been honored with the John Wanamaker Athletic Award.
Phillies pitcher Roy Halladay has been named the 2011 recipient of the John Wanamaker Athletic Award.
Larry Needle heads the Philadelphia Sports Congress. He says Lee’s decision will have a ripple effect.
Philadelphia tourism officials say Army/Navy weekend is expected to give the local economy a $35 million boost.
Those attending the Army-Navy game will be able to show their appreciation for the troops through “Operation Gratitude.”
The World Cup needs a home in 2018 and 2022, so some in Philadelphia are asking, why not us?