Kravitz among Super Bowl performers rooting for Seahawks

PHOENIX (AP) – Add Lenny Kravitz to the list of Super Bowl performers who are rooting for a Seattle Seahawks victory on Sunday. The rocker is performing as part of Katy Perry’s halftime extravaganza on Sunday and revealed his favored team while speaking with Oscar-winner Jamie Foxx on his SiriusXM show Friday afternoon. Perry and […]

NFL’s Goodell seeks to look past ‘tough year,’ to future

By HOWARD FENDRICHAP Pro Football Writer PHOENIX (AP) – As if wishing made it so, NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell described his league – and himself – as having addressed missteps on difficult matters such as domestic violence and being ready to move on. “As an organization, and as an individual, it’s been a tough year,” […]

Patriots should edge Seahawks for fourth Super Bowl win

By HOWARD ULMANAP Sports Writer PHOENIX (AP) – Go ahead, pile on the Patriots. Declare the Bill Belichick-Tom Brady era over after they split their first four games this season. Call them cheaters when their footballs lose too much air. Predict the Legion of Boom will bring the hammer down on Rob Gronkowski. Then jump […]

Record defense is why Seattle will win 2nd straight

By TIM BOOTHAP Sports Writer PHOENIX (AP) – The sideshow is over, which means Marshawn Lynch can go back to not talking and this realization can become obvious again: The Seattle Seahawks are still the best defensive team in football. And as we saw in last year’s Super Bowl, defense still usually wins. “We’ve got […]

Wearing Seahawks gear, lawmakers support fantasy football

By DERRICK NUNNALLYAssociated Press OLYMPIA, Wash. (AP) – On the last weekday before the Super Bowl, legislators wearing Seattle Seahawks gear made noise over a bill to allow Washington state residents to legally play fantasy football. The activity has become increasingly popular in recent years with an estimated 40 million players participating each NFL season, […]

Sushi burrito shop Hai Street opens second location

Time to #GetHai.” Yeah, that’s their hashtag. Francis Hilario Reporter- Philadelphia Business Journal Email  |  LinkedIn  |  Twitter Hai Street Kitchen Co. brings its sushi/burrito hybrid concept to University City with its second location. That’s right — Oversized sushi rolls. CBRE inc. arranged a lease with the company to open the 1,600-square-foot, 24-seat location at […]

City Council to PPA: Legalize Lyft and Uber

Lyft launches in Philadelphia Friday night. But much like Uber, it faces backlash from the PPA. 15 photos Jared Shelly Digital Producer- Philadelphia Business Journal Email  |  Twitter  |  LinkedIn Ride-sharing service Lyft is launching Friday in Philadelphia — adding even more competition to traditional taxi services. Companies like Lyft and Uber have been embroiled […]

WIP names new afternoon drive hosts

Tony Bruno (pictured) will team with Josh Innes as the new afternoon drive hosts for Sports Radio 94WIP. Jeff Blumenthal Reporter- Philadelphia Business Journal Email  |  Twitter  |  Google+  |  LinkedIn Sports Radio 94WIP said Friday that it has hired veteran sports talker Tony Bruno and will pair him with young upstart Josh Innes on […]

Aetna, Main Line Health extend provider contract

Aetna is closing its Delaware Medicaid plan John George Senior Reporter- Philadelphia Business Journal Email  |  Twitter  |  Google+ Aetna and Main Line Health said Friday they have signed a two-year contract extension. The deal includes a hospital-based, pay-for-performance program, under which Main Line Health hospitals will be rewarded financially if they meet quality and […]