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December 11, 2013

Army-Navy Weekend Alert: The 114th Annual Army-Navy Game Returns To Philadelphia’s Lincoln Financial Field This Saturday, December 14

Army-Navy Weekend Alert: The 114th Annual Army-Navy Game Returns To Philadelphia’s Lincoln Financial Field This Saturday, December 14

Army-Navy Weekend hits Philadelphia this weekend, which means tens of thousands of Midshipmen and Cadets are about to descend on our fair city for one of the nation’s most iconic sporting events — the 114th annual Army-Navy game — and all the parties that go along with it. The game returns to Lincoln Financial Field […]

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December 7, 2012

Standing Room Tickets Now Available For Tomorrow’s Sold-Out Army-Navy Game, Saturday, December 8

Standing Room Tickets Now Available For Tomorrow's Sold-Out Army-Navy Game, Saturday, December 8

Exciting news: standing room tickets are now available for tomorrow’s Army-Navy Game! The college football tradition is celebrating its 113th year and this marks the 84th time the game is being played in Philadelphia. Always a highly anticipated event, this year’s game sold out quickly, but a limited number of standing room tickets were recently […]

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November 30, 2012

The 113th Annual Army-Navy Game Returns To Philadelphia On Saturday, December 8 At Lincoln Financial Field

The 113th Annual Army-Navy Game Returns To Philadelphia On Saturday, December 8 At Lincoln Financial Field

One of the nation’s most beloved sporting events, the annual Army-Navy game, returns to Lincoln Financial Field on December 8, marking the 84th time the game has been played in Philadelphia. While always an intense matchup, this year’s game has even more riding on it than usual. For the first time since 2005, the Commander-in-Chief’s […]

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September 28, 2012

Our Guide To College Football in Philadelphia: Temple, Penn, Villanova And The 2012 Army/Navy Game

Our Guide To College Football in Philadelphia: Temple, Penn, Villanova And The 2012 Army/Navy Game

While Philadelphia is nationally known for passionately supporting its professional sports teams, it is important to remember Philly is home to a large number of colleges, each with their own storied athletic programs. Philadelphia’s college football tradition is long (Penn’s first team took the field in 1877) and in recent years, the schools have been […]

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August 31, 2012

Tonight, Temple And Villanova Kick Off The College Football Season In Philadelphia With The Mayor’s Cup Game At Lincoln Financial Field

Tonight, Temple And Villanova Kick Off The College Football Season In Philadelphia With The Mayor's Cup Game At Lincoln Financial Field

College football in Philly officially kicks off tonight, August 31, when Temple and Villanova square off in the 4th Annual Mayor’s Cup at Lincoln Financial Field. This year’s game is the last scheduled matchup between the two teams for a while, marking the end – at least, temporarily – of the current Mayor’s Cup format. […]

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September 14, 2011

Reminder: Penn State Vs. Temple This Saturday At The Linc; Undefeated Owls Try To Beat The Nittany Lions For The First Time Since 1941

Reminder: Penn State Vs. Temple This Saturday At The Linc; Undefeated Owls Try To Beat The Nittany Lions For The First Time Since 1941

[Top-right photo by Mike Pettigano for Linebacker-U.com] This Saturday, national college football powerhouse Penn State returns to Philadelphia for the first time since 2007 as they face an upstart Temple team at Lincoln Financial Field. Temple has cruised through the first two weeks of their 2011 season in impressive fashion, outscoring their opponents by a […]

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September 1, 2011

Tonight Picks: Last Baltimore Avenue Dollar Stroll, 2011 Mayor’s Cup At Lincoln Financial Field, Movie Screening At The Piazza And More

Tonight Picks: Last Baltimore Avenue Dollar Stroll, 2011 Mayor’s Cup At Lincoln Financial Field, Movie Screening At The Piazza And More

[Summer in Philadelphia is action-packed, and we want to help you cherry-pick from all the events and activities going on. On certain days that promise particularly bustling evenings, we’ll be rounding up our selections for the most can’t-miss pursuits with which to fill your schedule. See you out there!] Happy September! We refuse to let […]

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August 29, 2011

Temple And Villanova Continue Their College Football Rivalry In The Third Annual Mayor’s Cup, Thursday, September 1 at Lincoln Financial Field

Temple And Villanova Continue Their College Football Rivalry In The Third Annual Mayor’s Cup, Thursday, September 1 at Lincoln Financial Field

College football is officially back in action in Philadelphia! For the third consecutive year, Lincoln Financial Field will host the region’s fastest-growing college sports rivalry when Temple and Villanova square off during the third annual Mayor’s Cup on Thursday, September 1. Thursday’s game is the series’ rubber match after Temple avenged their 2009 loss to […]

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August 12, 2011

Awesome Event Alert: Penn State Vs. Temple At Lincoln Financial Field, September 17; First Time Penn State To Play In Philadelphia Since 2007

 Awesome Event Alert: Penn State Vs. Temple At Lincoln Financial Field, September 17; First Time Penn State To Play In Philadelphia Since 2007

[Top-right photo by Mike Pettigano for Linebacker-U.com] In the past, Philadelphia has lacked big time college football to watch, cheer and get caught up in. That appears to be changing in recent years as Villanova has won a Division 1 AA National Championship and Temple has gone to bowl games. And both teams have been […]

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December 6, 2010

The 111th Annual Army-Navy Game Returns To Philadelphia This Weekend With A Full Line-up Of Special Events

The 111th Annual Army-Navy Game Returns To Philadelphia This Weekend With A Full Line-up Of Special Events

This year’s Army-Navy Game marks the 111th edition of the storied rivalry and the 83rd time the game has been played in Philadelphia. The kickoff at Lincoln Financial Field is scheduled for 2:30 p.m. on December 11, but leading up to the big game, there will be a host of free activities for fans and […]

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