Paterno Book Debuts at No. 1 on New York Times Best Sellers List

Plus: Attack at the Jimmy Buffett concert, a bomb threat at the Troc, Paul Ryan's speech, and more of what Philly is buzzing about today.

Paterno No. 1. Paterno—Joe Posnanski’s biography of the late Penn State football coach—debuted in the top spot on the New York Times hardcover, non-fiction list this week. [ESPN]

GOP Convention. Paul Ryan and Condoleezza Rice addressed GOP supporters at the Republican National Convention on Wednesday night. Condi Rice focused on foreign policy and education while Ryan spoke of “simple solutions.” [Wall Street Journal]

Boyz II Men Save Charles Barkley. Boyz II Men saved Charles Barkley and a room full of people in North Carolina from Charles Barkley’s crappy karaoke when they interrupted Sir Charles’s rendition of their “End of the Road.” Check out the video here.

Attack at Jimmy Buffett Concert. A 20-year-old Jersey man is in critical condition after being jumped before Tuesday’s Jimmy Buffett concert at the Susquehanna Bank Center. Authorities say that the man was with some friends in a parking lot when a 21-year-old acquaintance approached him from behind and punched him in the back of the head. His head hit off the pavement. [Inquirer]

Bomb Threat at the Troc. Someone apparently threatened to blow up the Trocadero Theater in Chinatown yesterday. Police swept the joint with a K-9 unit and determined there was no bomb, so the Born of Chaos show went on as planned. [6 ABC]

Phillies Lose. Two runs isn’t going to get it done, fellas. Especially when you’ve got a new guy on a Major League mound for the first time. Tyler Cloyd gave up three runs over six innings in his first start in the Bigs. [Phillies]

Gas Prices on the Rise. Your Labor Day Weekend plans might have just gotten a little tougher thanks to Hurricane Isaac and the subsequent rising prices at the pump. [CBS 3]