Jul 152010
 
Trustee: Michael Vick intentionally avoided paying back creditors

by Justin Adkins Per today’s AP story, Michael Vick has yet more financial explaining to do.  After admitting to the systematic torture and killing of dogs during his years running a dog fighting/gambling operation, Vick was sentenced to Federal prison. But before he put on the orange jumpsuit, Vick spread around some of his liquid assets (it’s unclear if [More…]

Jul 152010
 
Phillies shouldn't count on Pedro this season

July 15 Philadelphia Inquirer   “Don’t expect the Phillies to sign righthander Pedro Martinez again this season, according to MLB.com. General manager Ruben Amaro Jr. spoke with Martinez’s agent, Fernando Cuza, on Tuesday, and Cuza told him that Martinez has not yet thrown off a mound.” Click here for the full article…

Jul 152010
 
Kolb supports Vick, hopefully shows better judgment on field

by Justin Adkins I get it.  Players support players.  QB’s support QB’s.  That’s fine.  But Kevin Kolb going out of his way to express his unwavering support and close friendship with admitted dog torturer Michael Vick comes off not only as forced, but blindingly ignorant. Said Kolb, “I just told [Vick] that it was unfortunate [More…]

Jul 152010
 
Mathieson keeps All-Star attitude at Triple A showcase game

July 15 By MIKE RADANO For the Daily News ALLENTOWN – Scott Mathieson has had his share of disappointment as a professional ballplayer, and last night was no exception. “Oh, I understand why I didn’t get in,” said Mathieson, who was the only pitcher not used by the International League in last night’s Triple A [More…]

Jul 152010
 
First-half statistics show where Phillies need work

July 15 By Frank Fitzpatrick Inquirer Staff Writer Reviewing a team’s first-half statistics is a little like poring over a Daily Racing Form. There are a lot of interesting numbers. And in some cases, they accurately portray what has and hasn’t happened. But numbers alone can’t predict what’s going to occur in the horse race [More…]

Zherdev arrives, Gagne seeks exit

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Jul 152010
 
Zherdev arrives, Gagne seeks exit

 July 15 Camden Courier-Post “On the same day the Flyers introduced newly signed right wing Nikolai Zherdev to the Philadelphia media via conference call, the agent for left wing Simon Gagne confirmed he has been granted permission by the Flyers to speak to teams interested in trading for his client. The Flyers are hoping Zherdev, [More…]

Jul 152010
 

July 15 By Phil Sheridan Inquirer Sports Columnist On the day major-league teams reassembled in the cities where they will resume their seasons, the Atlanta Braves made a bold statement that should resonate with the Phillies and their fans.The Braves, back atop the division they owned for a decade, plan to stay there. In Atlanta, [More…]