Jul 162010
 
Sixers' Green to help in camp in Africa

 July 16 Philadelphia Daily News “Sixers guard Willie Green will join NBA players and African natives DeSagana Diop (Senegal), Luc Mbah a Moute (Cameroon) and Hasheem Thabeet (Tanzania) in Basketball without Borders Africa. The African edition of the NBA and FIBA’s global basketball development and community outreach program will be held in Dakar, Senegal, Aug. [More…]

Jul 162010
 
Phillies get clubbed by Cubs in first game after All-Star break

July 16 Philadelphia Daily News  “As Ryan Howard’s two-run home run began its descent toward the macadam of Sheffield Avenue, everything about the Phillies’ world seemed right. They entered the second half of the season looking to return to the days when they smashed their way through the National League, and that is exactly what [More…]

Jul 162010
 
Phillies in AL East? Twenty years ago, it could have happened

July 16 Philadelphia Daily News columnist Paul Hagen  “The passing of Yankees owner George Steinbrenner this week was an opportunity to pause and remember. And also to wonder how differently things might have turned out for the Phillies had a momentous decision gone in another direction some 20 years ago. It’s easy to imagine history’s videotape [More…]

Finally, bullpen back to health

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Jul 162010
 
Finally, bullpen back to health

July 16 Camden Courier-Post “The Phillies have waited 87 games for Thursday night. It was, after all, the first time they had their projected bullpen together this season due to the activation of Chad Durbin from the disabled list. “That’s good,” Phillies manager Charlie Manuel said. “When we were putting the team together, that’s what [More…]

No gag on Gagne

 Posted by at 11:24 am
Jul 162010
 

July 16 Toronto Sun “Simon Gagne, he of the no-trade clause and the $5.25 million contract has been given permission to talk to clubs who might be interested in his services. The Philadelphia Flyers have decided to eject the somewhat injury-prone left winger in hopes of squeaking under the league salary cap. While the Leafs, [More…]

Jul 162010
 

  July 16 Philadelphia Daily News  “Sixers guard Willie Green will join NBA players and African natives DeSagana Diop (Senegal), Luc Mbah a Moute (Cameroon) and Hasheem Thabeet (Tanzania) in Basketball without Borders Africa. The African edition of the NBA and FIBA’s global basketball development and community outreach program will be held in Dakar, Senegal, [More…]