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August 27, 2014, 5:05 pm

Senior Games to take place at Lincoln High

The Philadelphia Senior Games will be held at Lincoln High School, 3201 Ryan Avenue, beginning Saturday, June 2. That’s where the opening ceremonies and a number of events will be held.

There will also be several events throughout the week lasting until June 9. The activities include bowling, golf, bocce, pickle ball classic, track and field, softball and football throws, pitch, hit and run, tennis, basketball, darts, ping pong, stationary bike, horseshoes and swimming. Registration will be held from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. For more information go to www.Philadelphiagames.org, download forms link/online registration.

 

‘Hard Knocks: Training Camp with Miami Dolphins’ debuts Aug. 7

HBO Sports, NFL Films and the Miami Dolphins team up for an all-access look at what it takes to make it in the National Football League when Hard Knocks: Training Camp with the Miami Dolphins debuts in August. The first sports-based reality series and one of the fastest-turnaround reality series — kicks off its five-episode seventh season, on August 7 (10:00 to 11:00 p.m.) on HBO. Other hour-long episodes debut subsequent Tuesdays at the same time, with an encore play every Wednesday in August at 11 p.m. culminating in the Sept. 4 season finale.

 

2013 Pro Bowl in Hawaii week before Super Bowl

The 2013 Pro Bowl will be played at Aloha Stadium in Honolulu, Hawaii for the 33rd time, the NFL and NFL Players Association recently announced. The game will be televised live on Sunday, January 27 on NBC at 7 p.m. and again serve as the signature event to kick off the week leading up to the Super Bowl. CBS will televise Super Bowl XLVII a week later on Sunday, February 3 from the Superdome in New Orleans.

The NFL’s All-Star Game will be played the week before the Super Bowl for the fourth consecutive year. The 2012 Pro Bowl on NBC was watched by an average of 12.5 million viewers, the second most-watched NFL All-Star game since 2001 behind 2011’s game (13.4 million viewers). The Pro Bowl was the most-watched all-star game in all of sports in the 2011 season.

The Pro Bowl was held consecutively in Hawaii from 1980 to 2009. In 2010, the NFL moved the game to the week before the Super Bowl for the first time and it was held in South Florida, site of Super Bowl XLIV. The Pro Bowl returned to Hawaii for the 2011 and 2012 games.

 

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