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41 players with ties to the region in D1 NCAA Tournament field

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The College Cup will be played at Talen Energy Stadium December 8 and 10

While a local team will not even have a chance of making a run to the College Cup at Talen Energy Stadium this year, there are still a number of players with ties to the area who have a chance to come home for college soccer's final four next month.

Georgetown outlasts Villanova in Big East showdown at Talen Energy Stadium

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The first place Hoyas scored a goal in each half to take the 2-0 win

Villanova got to experience Friday night soccer in front of their home crowd at Talen Energy Stadium last night, but goals in each half were enough to give the Georgetown Hoyas faithful, which included two current Philadelphia Union players, reason to celebrate a 2-0 victory.

Philadelphia Union to host Toronto FC in 2017 home opener

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The Union will also open the season in Vancouver against the Whitecaps.

Mark your calendars, folks. The Union will take on the defending Eastern Conference Champions Toronto FC on March 11 at 4:30 p.m. at Talen Energy Stadium. Supporters will pile in for the club's eighth MLS season, the second since Talen Energy has assumed the naming rights of the former PPL Park.

Talen Energy entering into merger with Riverstone Holdings LLC

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Could Talen Energy Stadium undergo yet another name change?

Talen Energy released a statement today stating that it has entered into a definitive merger agreement with affiliates of Riverstone Holdings LLC, a private investment firm. The cost of the transaction is estimated to be $5.2 billion, as Riverstone paid $14 per share to the stockholders.

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Philadelphia Union announce new fan experience at Talen Energy Stadium

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It's going to be a lot different this year.

The Philadelphia Union announced yesterday that there would be some major changes to the game-day experience for fans, ranging from new forms of entertainment to new food and drink at the concession stands. For this opening weekend, there will be additional banners in the match walk out, and the game ball will be delivered from a skydiver who will parachute into the stadium to give the officials the ball.

Philadelphia Union - Crystal Palace friendly announced

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The Philadelphia Union will play Crystal Palace in July in an international friendly at Talen Energy Stadium.

With European teams finishing up their seasons, American tours and summer friendlies are beginning to be announced. After finishing 15th in the EPL this year, Crystal Palace announced that they are kicking off their summer tour at Talen Energy Stadium to face the Philadelphia Union.

PPL Park renamed Talen Energy Stadium after re-branding

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The Philadelphia Union will be in the same stadium next season, but it will no longer be PPL Park.

After announcing a corporate re-brand earlier in 2015, Talen Energy (formerly known as PPL Energy Plus) has "assumed the naming rights" to the Philadelphia Union's home stadium, PPL Park. The news was broken here on Brotherly Game this morning, and it was officially announced this afternoon that the riverside stadium would now be called Talen Energy Stadium.

Some Soccer News for Tue Dec 1

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MLS Cup Playoffs
Final
Sun Dec 6
Columbus Crew v Portland Timbers - 3pm CT on ESPN
-Current weather forecast for Sunday kickoff: High 51F. Sunshine and clouds mixed Winds light and variable.
-See you there!

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The rise of Darlington Nagbe.

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Union rename PPL Park to Talen Energy Stadium

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PPL Park is now Talen Energy Stadium.

Information on the Philadelphia Union's website revealed that the stadium has been renamed.

In 2010, Union ownership and PPL EnergyPlus agreed to an "11-year naming rights partnership," which has a reported worth of $20 million.

Last year, PPL Corporation and Riverstone Holdings agreed to merge their energy providers to form an independent company that would operate under the name "Talen Energy.