Report: Jon Gruden Could Be Next Eagles Coach?
U.S. Supreme Court Halts Pennsylvania Murderer’s Execution. Hubert Lester Michael Jr.—death row guys always use three names—escaped lethal injection when the Supremes intervened Thursday night. Judges cited concerns about his mental condition. [6 ABC]
Report: Jon Gruden Is Ready to Return to Coaching. Howard Eskin says sources are telling him the Super Bowl-winning coach—and former Eagles assistant—is ready to bail on ESPN’s “Monday Night Football” and return to the sidelines. Let us know if you need his digits, Jeffrey Lurie. [Fox 29]
Bob Brady Says Philly Should Build Its Own Casino. Who needs Bart Blatstein? The Congressman is proposing that the city build its own casino in South Philly, with the money funding the schools and city pensions. As if there could ever be enough money for either of those. The Bobster wants to put the idea on the ballot next May. [philly.com]
Meanwhile, Steve Wynn Says HE Should Build Philly a Casino. The ultimate Vegas operator—who toyed with the idea of coming to Philly a couple of years ago—once again has big plans: a casino on the Delaware in Fishtown. Claims it will be the best hotel on the East Coast. [Curbed]
Mother of All Whole Foods Coming to the Art Museum Area? Just where, nobody’s saying. But it could be as big as the gargantuan one on Columbus Circle in New York. [philly.com]
Dead Body Found on Newtown Square Golf Course. Creepy. [Delco Times]
Obama Cries … Again. Just days after he got all blubbery at his final campaign rally, the Prez choked up talking to campaign staffers. Get a grip on yourself, big guy. [6 ABC]