Jun 302010
 
Eagles' DeSean Jackson has it all, except new contract

June 29 Philadelphia Daily News  “Using his index finger, DeSean Jackson drew up a route. The football was his chalkboard and two wiry campers were his pupils. Coach Jackson knew this pump-and-go would get the corner to bite. The quarterback and receiver lined up and connected for a deep, easy-does-it touchdown. “We’re going to be [More...]

Jun 302010
 

June 30 Philadelphia Daily News “Essentially, there are two classes of players who could be available to the Phillies via trade or free agency – aging veterans who would come cheap, and brand-name quantities playing for struggling teams. Here’s a look at some realistic options in the wake of yesterday’s news that both Chase Utley [More...]

Jun 302010
 

June 30 Philadelphia Daily News “LENNY DYKSTRA ended one season with the Phillies as skinny as an orphan begging for spare change on a street corner. He came to Clearwater, Fla., the following spring looking like a miniature “Incredible Hulk,” attributing his new muscles to a weight-lifting regimen and “real good vitamins.” From that moment [More...]

Phillies feeling the pain

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Jun 302010
 

June 30 Camden Courier-Post “The Phillies are waiting to hear the prognosis for Chase Utley and Placido Polanco, which could change everything about their season and how they approach the July 31 trade deadline. Both were placed on the 15-day disabled list Tuesday, although both could be out much longer. Utley suffered a sprained ulnar [More...]

Jun 302010
 

 June 30 Philadelphia Inquirer “Greg Dobbs was in the middle of an eight-hour bus ride from Durham, N.C., to Allentown when he found out he was returning to the majors. It made the trip somewhat easier. “I wasn’t sitting there thinking about what was going to happen, this or that,” Dobbs said. “You’re thinking about [More...]

Phillies rally to win in 10

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Jun 302010
 

 June 30 Camden Courier-Post  “The Phillies insist they’re a resilient team. They’d rather not have to keep proving it. They overcame Chase Utley and Placido Polanco going on the disabled list, and Brad Lidge’s blown save to beat the Reds 9-6 in 10 innings Tuesday with contributions from the most unlikely of sources. Brian Schneider [More...]

Flyers working to sign Coburn

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Jun 302010
 

June 30 Philadelphia Daily News”Flyers general manager Paul Holmgren spent much of his time yesterday negotiating with current Flyers who are restricted free agents before the annual signing frenzy begins leaguewide tomorrow.  Braydon Coburn, Darroll Powe and Dan Carcillo are the Flyers’ notable restricted free agents.  Powe and Carcillo should be due small raises – [More...]

Jun 302010
 

June 30 Philadelphia Inquirer “If the Phillies were hoping for a performance that definitively told them lefthander J.A. Happ is ready to return to their starting rotation, they had to be sorely disappointed. Instead, assistant general manager Benny Looper witnessed Happ throw 100 pitches and allow two runs on six hits and four walks in [More...]