Brent Celek, Former Eagles Say Ponzi Scheme Emptied Their Accounts

Plus: Sixers trade Iguodala, Michael Vick thinks he broke his thumb, a Philly cop is charged with the Comcast Robin Hoods, and more of what the city is talking about today.

Celek, Former Eagles Sue Over Ponzi Scheme. Eagles tight end Brent Celek, former Eagles Kevin Curtis and A.J. Feely, and Feely’s wife, recent gold-medal winning Olympic soccer player Heather Mitts, have filed a lawsuit alleging that a rogue financial adviser emptied their bank accounts in a Ponzi scheme. [Daily News]

Sixers Trade Iguodala. Andre Iguodala is in London for the Olympics. When he comes home, he’ll be heading to Denver to become a Nugget. The Sixers traded Iggy, first-round pick Maurice Harkkless, Nik Vucevic for Lakers big man Andrew Bynum and Jason Richardson (and his contract) in a four-team deal that will send Dwight Howard to the Lakers. The trade is pending league approval. [NBC Sports]

FLOTUS in Philly. On Thursday, Michelle Obama made three campaign appearances in the Philadelphia area. First, FLOTUS stopped to address supporters at the University of the Sciences in West Philly. Then, she made an appearance in front of a smaller crowd at Upper Dublin High School, and wrapped things up with a stop in Bethlehem. [Inquirer]

Eagles Beat the Steelers. A 51-yard field goal with 12 ticks left on the clock lifted the Eagles to a 24-23 preseason victory over Pittsburgh on Thursday. Backup quarterback Nick Foles was the hero with one hell of a third quarter including two 40+ yard touchdown tosses on consecutive throws. [Birds 24/7]

Michael Vick’s Thumb. Michael Vick thought he broke his thumb as he followed through on a pass in Philly’s preseason opener against the Steelers. [Birds 24/7]

Philly Cop Charged With Comcast Robin Hoods. A Philadelphia Police officer is among those charged with bilking Comcast out of $2.4 million because of course he is. Commissioner Ramsey intends to suspend him for 30 days with intent to dismiss. This is pretty much the most Philly development of the whole thing. Also, in case you’re ready to praise the Comcast Robin Hoods, make sure to read up on what they were doing with all that cash they were making. [CBS 3]

Corbett Signs Execution Warrant. Governor Corbett has signed the death warrant of a Philly man set to be killed by lethal injection on October 3rd. He will be the first prisoner executed in Pennsylvania in 13 years. [Inquirer]