There are private, public, and school sculling events throughout the year. Boathouse Row, Kelly Drive, along the Schuykill River. Note: Many of the regattas result in a minor detour off Kelly Drive into Fairmount Park for a few blocks. Full schedule at BoathouseRow.org
Villanova Ticket Office’s hours of operation are 9:00 AM – 4:30 PM Monday through Friday.
The BIG EAST Conference and ESPN have agreed to a pair of six-year contracts that will significantly enhance the league’s exposure in football, men’s basketball, and women’s basketball.
The Philadelphia Phillies look to get back on the winning track as they re-build their roster with some exciting new players. Lots of excitement off the field too, with cheesesteaks and “Schmitters” at the concessions. These 2008 World Series winners will be back in the Spring.
Hockey is back, and we’ve got it. The Philadelphia Flyers make another run for the Stanley Cup.
The only legal spot to skateboard outdoors in Philadelphia is at the setup in Roosevelt Park. It’s at the far end of the park, tucked under the highway overpass. It’s a good space, large, very popular with skateboarders. You can see some skilled people here. (Some get a bit impatient with slow young novices, mainly because they’re afraid they’ll run them over. Bring a helmet and kneepads.) Roosevelt Park, Broad and Pattison Sts. Opposite the First Union Complex. Open dawn to dusk daily.
Skateboarding outdoors anywhere else in Philadelphia is illegal and carries a $300 fine. Love Park has been renovated, specifically to block skateboarding.
Saint Joseph’s will team up with a new radio broadcast partner beginning in 2006-07, as the University has reached a multi-year agreement with WFIL 560 AM and WNTP 990 AM to become the flagship stations for Hawk men’s and women’s basketball.