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In pictures: Opening day in the River End
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In pictures: Opening day in the River End

PSP photographer Earl Gardner shares his look at the Sons of Ben’s pre-game festivities and view of the game from the River End.

Best in Show: Sons of Ben Movie takes top honors in Japan
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Best in Show: Sons of Ben Movie takes top honors in Japan

Kevin Kinkead talks to Philly native Dan Orlowitz, a soccer writer and photographer based in Japan, about the runaway success of the Sons of Ben Movie at the Tokyo International Football Film Festival.

In Pictures: Help Kick Hunger
Photo essays / Sons of Ben

In Pictures: Help Kick Hunger

Earl Gardner shares his look at the Sons of Ben’s Help Kick Hunger charity event at Brauhaus Schmitz on Saturday.

Sons of Ben to Help Kick Hunger on Saturday
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Sons of Ben to Help Kick Hunger on Saturday

The fifth annual Help Kick Hunger charity event takes place this Saturday at Brauhaus Schmitz.

It’s not a one-way street
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It’s not a one-way street

We talk to Sons of Ben president Kenny Hanson about the confiscation by Union officials of tifo in the River End critical of Nick Sakiewicz during Saturday’s game against Kansas City.

First Sons of Ben open election approaching
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First Sons of Ben open election approaching

We talk to Sons of Ben president Kenny Hanson about the upcoming open election for two new seats on the group’s governing board.

Sons of Ben hold “Pints fur Pets” to aid our animal friends
Sons of Ben

Sons of Ben hold “Pints fur Pets” to aid our animal friends

The Sons of Ben held their first “Pints fur Pets” charity event at two locations on Sunday. John Whitesall has a report that includes photos from Earl Gardner.

Going to Brazil: Starfinder Foundation representing the USA at the World Cup
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Going to Brazil: Starfinder Foundation representing the USA at the World Cup

Six local teenagers traveled to Brazil this week with Philadelphia’s Starfinder Foundation as part of FIFA’s “Football for Hope” festival. Starfinder was the only program chosen by FIFA to represent the US.