Monday, September 28, 2009

The Daily Numbers - Sept. 28

The Daily Numbers: 11 plays and 30 yards for Michael Vick in his return to the NFL as a Philadelphia Eagle.
3 people shot on a Chester street Sunday, just 1 week after a gunman opened fire on a crowd at a playground.
2 suspects being sought for ripping off the poor box at St. John Fisher church in Upper Chichester.
19, age of man who has admitted to police that he duct-taped a cat from head to paws. He now faces charges.
2 teens killed in a 3-vehicle crash that left 2 other teens injured in Lehigh County.
40, age of man who was struck and killed as he tried to walk across Roosevelt Boulevard near Oxford Circle Sunday night.
100 million dollars in so-called “Walking Around Money” for pols’ pet projects believed to be stashed away in the Pa. budget deal.
1 person dead in an attempted robbery that went bad in Magnolia, Del., and 2 others injured.
40 foot fall from escalator at The Pier Shops at Caesars in Atlantic City that proved fatal to a 40-year-old man. Police are investigating how he fell.
5, as in Oct. 5, when the vaccine for swine flu is expected to arrive.
4 DUI offenses now racked up by a man in Felton, Del. He’s now in prison.
2.56, average price of gas across the Philly region.
34 points put up by the Eagles in rolling to an easy win over the Chiefs.
327 yards passing for Kevin Kolb. It’s the first time in NFL history that a rookie has thrown for more than 300 yards in his first 2 starts.
0 completions for Michael Vick, who ran the ball once for 7 yards.
3, the Phils’ Magic Number to win the NL East for the 3rd straight year.
5 runs on 7 hits surrendered by Joe Blanton in 5 innings and change.
15, as in No. 15, where Penn State now sits in rankings after they tumbled 10 spots after losing to Iowa Saturday night.
4 wins on the year on the Nascar circuit for Jimmie Johnson, who took Sunday’s race at Dover.
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Call me a Phanatic
: A look at the ups and downs of being a Philadelphia sports fan.I feel a lot better about Kevin Kolb than I do about the Phillies bullpen.
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I Don’t Get It: A 19-year-old is telling police in Philadelphia that he is responsible for wrapping a cat in duct tape from head to paws. I don’t get it.
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Today’s Upper: Thumb’s up to Marine Lance Cpl. Matthew Corson, who is back home in Ridley after being wounded in action in Afghanistan.
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Quote Box: “You can’t punish 55 other guys for what one guy did when he wasn’t even on the team.”
- Eagles fan Dave Carosella of Darby Township, on the controversy swirling around Michael Vick’s return to the NFL at the Linc Sunday with the Eagles.

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