Muhammad Ali Fights for Iran Hikers

Plus theme park business shakeup for Comcast, the Chestnut Hill post office robbery, Vick's latest endorsement deal and more of what Philly's talking about this morning

Comcast’s Theme Park Business. One of the stakeholders in Universal Orlando—part of the NBCUniversal empire—wants out. Comcast now has to consider buying that firm out or selling the whole operation to a third party. But, but …. Harry Potter’s Wizarding World! [LA Times]

City Council’s Going to Get Into It With School District. Councilwoman Jannie Blackwell is introducing a resolution today to stop the firing of teacher Hope Moffett. That should please Arlene Ackerman. [The Notebook]

Muhammad Ali Fights for Iran Hikers. The former boxer has appealed to Ayatollah Ali Khamenei to release the U.S. hikers. Shane Bauer and Josh Fattal (whose mother lives in Elkins Park) are accused of spying and have been in an Iranian prison since 2009. [Washington Post]

Chestnut Hill Post Office Robbed. In today’s dumb criminals news, two men robbed the P.O. on Germantown Ave. yesterday afternoon and walked away with a cool $600. (That’s what you get for robbing a failing business.) No word on how many forever stamps they grabbed. [6 ABC]

Vick Picks Up Another Endorsement Deal. The Eagles QB will be a spokesman for Core Synergy, which makes those wristbands that athletes and cause-supporters like to wear. The CEO of the company says, “The fashion component is huge.” [Business Journal]

Who’s Calling In Sick Today? The Scoop doubts much work will get done in Philadelphia this afternoon, what with drunken, green-shirted gangs wandering the streets in honor of St. Patrick’s Day and the Penn State vs. Temple NCAA tournament game, which starts at 2:10 p.m. This could get ugly. [CSN] In a related matter, hundreds of Philadelphia drunk-driving cases are now in question because a breathalyzer machine wasn’t working properly. Wait. They arrest people for drunk driving in this city? [Daily News]