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Veterans Stadium demolished

Philadelphia?s Veterans Stadium, former home of the Philadelphia Eagles and Philadelphia Phillies, was imploded on Sunday. Former Phillie Greg Luzinski (a member of the 1980 World Series team) and the Phillie Phanatic triggered the one-and-a-half tons of explosive required to bring down the more than thirty-year-old stadium. Once cleared, the site will be offered up as parking lot space. Each team will be getting their own stadium; the Eagles have been playing in Lincoln Financial Field since last year, while the Phillies will begin Citizen?s Bank Park inaugural season in April. Philadelphia?s Mayor John Street told the Associated press ??In some respects, Veterans Stadium became a relic.? We really had to let it go.??

Source: The Associated Press

Penguins overcome Rangers 4?3

Despite having the worst NHL record for the past few months, the Penguins pulled a close victory over the New York Rangers this Sunday (4?3) continuing their late-season winning streak. This is the second game in a row that the Penguins have snatched a win in overtime. Aleksey Morozov, having scored in the previous five consecutive games, guaranteed the win with less than eight seconds left. Acknowledging the newfound surge in the Penguins energy, Morozov told the Associated Press, ?I know it?s too late to make a difference in the playoffs, but we want to keep going to the end and we?re looking forward to the next season.? The Penguins will be playing the Buffalo Sabres at home this upcoming Saturday at 7:30pm.

Source: The Associated Press

India-Pakistan play cricket match

At 4am on Sunday, many cricket fanatics awoke to watch the monumental India-Pakistan cricket match. Despite the countries? differences, onlookers bonded over a game that was fourteen years in the making?it was the first meeting of the two historically contentious countries? national teams in Pakistan in nearly a decade and a half. Viewers gathered in temples, bars, homes, and other public spaces to watch the fourth game in the series, which India won?against the odds ?to even the series at two wins each for India and Pakistan. The fifth and final game in the series will be played on Wednesday.

Source: The Washington Post

Chad Campbell Wins Bay Hill

Chad Campbell played it cool on Sunday when he rose above both Arnold Palmer and Tiger Woods to win the Bay Hill Invitational. He came back from a four shot defecit at eleven holes to go to win the invitational. Other golfers did not fare as well; Tiger Woods shot over par for three days in a row, and ended the invitational with his worst finish in five years. Campbell finised at eighteen under ? he won $900,000.

Source: The Associated Press