Al Golden Leaving Temple

In better football news, the Eagles beat the Cowboys. Plus Santorum's chances at president, and more city tow truck controversy

Eagles Beat Cowboys. Despite two Vick interceptions, Bradley’s absence in the second half (he’s likely out for rest of the year), and a penalty for Jackson’s endzone antics, the Birds still took a 30-27 victory. [700 Level, CSN]

Al Golden Leaving Temple for University of Miami. After orchestrating “one of the most remarkable turnarounds in Division I history,” the football coach is leaving Philadelphia to replace a fired coach in sunny Florida. You missed your chance Penn State. []

Rendell Says Rick Santorum Could Be Presidential Winner. Whether the conservative Republican will or won’t run for president was a hot topic at the Pennsylvania Society bash held over the weekend in NYC. [WHYY] See our story, “Rick Santorum Wants to Save Us From Barack Obama,” here.

Area Billionaire Donates $35 Million to Protect Rocky Mountains. Swiss Hansjorg Wyss, who lives around here most of the time, wants to preserve open spaces out west. [Washington Post]

Insider Advises Against Local Restaurant Gift Certificates. Michael Klein reminded people yesterday of his argument against giving dining dollars as a holiday gift. [The Insider]

Tory Burch Says “What Economic Downturn?” The fashion designer with local roots is expanding in New York and London. And her home in the Hamptons “recalls the residential architecture of [her] native Philadelphia.” How lovely. [WSJ]

City Council Still Trying to Tame Tow Truck Drivers. They’ll vote this week to determine if PPA will get oversight of towing in this city. [CBS3]