District Thinks Ackerman May Have Violated Buyout Agreement

Plus: A sailor remains missing after Irene, the Eagles end the preseason with a win, Temple wins the Mayor's Cup, and more of what the city is talking about today

Philadelphia School District Officially Reviewing Ackerman’s Buyout. Arlene Ackerman got herself a pretty sweet deal to walk away from her post as superintendent. Now—after Ackerman made disparaging remarks about the District and Mayor Nutter—the Philadelphia School District is reviewing whether or not her comments violated the terms of her buyout agreement. Ackerman’s set to get $905,000. That seems like a lot of cash to spend just to throw someone under a bus. [Inquirer]

Coast Guard Searches for Missing Sailor Off Cape May. A 23-year-old man was reported missing by his parents and hasn’t been seen since August 25th. The Coast Guard is trying to establish a radio connection with his sail boat, which is also gone. Hurricane Irene is thought to be the cause of his disappearance. [FOX 29]

Young Hurt as Eagles Top Jets. The Eagles closed out their preseason schedule last night by beating the Jets 24-14 on the road. Backup quarterback Vince Young hurt his hamstring just before halftime, but the team isn’t sure how serious the injury is. Now they’ve got to trim down the roster to 53 players and prep for the Rams next Sunday. [6 ABC]

Rutgers Study Shows That the Job Market Is In Turmoil. Really? Are people having a tough time finding jobs? The Scoop’s been so busy vacationing on his private island, watching his butler detail his Rolls, and debating whether or not he should bend over to pick up $100 bills that he hadn’t noticed that other people can’t find steady employment. [WHYY]

Temple Smokes Nova to Take Home 2011 Mayor’s Cup. The Eagles season doesn’t start until next Sunday, but last night officially marked the beginning of the college football season. The Temple Owls dropped Villanova 42-7 at Lincoln Financial Field to win their second consecutive Mayor’s Cup. [CBS 3]

Philly Cyclists Bare it All on Sunday. This Sunday marks the third annual Naked Philly Bike Ride. When you’re looking to celebrate the end of summer, there’s really nothing like some good, old-fashioned, large-scale public nudity. [Philly.com]