The Daily Numbers: 6 years, $140 million dollars for Cole Hamels in new deal with Phillies expected to be announced today.
3-6 years in prison for Monsignor William Lynn in the Philly priest abuse scandal.
6.5 million dollars the feds say was scammed by a group of people – including a Haverford woman – from charter schools in Philly.
40,547 people in Delaware County that do not have the required ID under the state’s new Voter ID law.
2 people injured yesterday morning in crash in Aston involving a Community Transit bus.
1.21 billion dollars in revenue posted in 2nd quarter by SAP America, with its North America HQ in Newtown Square.
42, age of so-called ‘Black Madam,’ who now faces charges of 3rd-degree murder in fatal butt injection that led to death of a British tourist.
1 company already pulling its ads from broadcast of Penn State football games. This is only the start.
74, age of Sherman Hemsley, the Philadelphia native who starred as George Jefferson on the popular ‘70s TV show, “The Jeffersons.”
75, age of Chadd Everett, star of TV’s “Medical Center.” He also died yesterday.
3 straight days of big declines on Wall Street. Yesterday the Dow dumped another 104 points.
2 teens found fatally shot in a West Philly home last night.
6 runs scored by the Phils to erase a 6-1 lead in a wild, come-from-behind win over the Brewers.
4 home runs allowed over his last 3 innings by Cliff Lee.
9.5 games back in the Wild Card Race, where the Phils still sit.
3 game winning streak for the Phils.
8:30 p.m., start time for MLS All-Star game, being played at PPL Park in Chester.
Call me a Phanatic: A look at the ups and downs of being a Philadelphia sports fan.No doubt the Phillies will announce a new deal with Cole Hamels to take the focus off Eagles training camp.
I Don’t Get It: I’m still not buying taking away all those wins from Joe Paterno and Penn State. I don’t get it.
Today’s Upper: Kudos to the Union and MLS reps who took part in a program in Chester yesterday to build a new playground. That’s giving back.
Quote Box: “I did not intend any harm to come to (the boy). The fact is, my best was not good enough to stop that harm. I am a parish priest. I should have stayed (one).”
- Monsignor William Lynn, before he was sentenced to 3-6 years in prison yesterday on a single count of endangering the welfare of a child.