Aug 272010
 
For Eagles, More Than A Win At Stake Vs. Chiefs

August 27 Philadelphia Daily News “The Eagles still have those 13 drafted rookies, plus a handful of undrafted newcomers, who remain in the hunt for roster spots. For several players, this youth wave is bound to have a ripple effect, endangering what looked to be secure positions a month ago, when training camp began. Moise [More…]

Aug 272010
 
At World Championships, observing Sixers' Iguodala is a family affair

August 27 Philadelphia Daily News “After working in Las Vegas, New York, Spain and Greece, a U.S. spy is now firmly planted in Istanbul. Make that a 76ers spy. While Sixers forward Andre Iguodala has been trotting the globe to land a spot on the U.S. team for the World Championships, a pair of eyes [More…]

Aug 272010
 
Happ and Astros edge Halladay, Phillies

August 26 Philadelphia Inquirer “After a third straight loss to a Houston Astros team that’s nowhere near contention, the frustration was clearly evident in Phillies manager Charlie Manuel. Once again not seizing the opportunity to pick up ground in the playoff hunt, the Phillies dropped a 3-2 decision to the Astros on Wednesday at Citizens [More…]

Aug 272010
 
Irked fans give umpiring crew a less-than-welcome reception

  August 26 Philadelphia Inquirer “Paul Dehel wore a Phillies jersey and carried a two-sided, autographed sign praising a visiting player and mocking an umpire. The 17-year-old from Jenkintown summed up a strange night at Citizens Bank Park. To many in the 106th consecutive sellout crowd, the bad guys in the building weren’t so much [More…]

Phillies give Howard a day off

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Aug 272010
 
Phillies give Howard a day off

August 26 Philadelphia Inquirer “Closely monitoring the left ankle of Ryan Howard, Phillies manager Charlie Manuel chose to sit out the slugger for Wednesday’s game against Houston – a day after Howard was ejected in extra innings while arguing a checked swing. Following his one-game rehabilitation assignment Friday with triple-A Lehigh Valley, Howard had played [More…]

Aug 272010
 
Eagles' new strength and conditioning coach wants players teeming with power

August 26 Philadelphia Daily News “WHEN THE Cowboys physically dominated the Eagles up front in those back-to-back blowouts that killed what had been a promising 2009 season, the Birds didn’t bring in a whole bunch of bigger, stronger offensive and defensive line starters. That kind of change is hard to effect overnight. They did change [More…]

Aug 272010
 
'Precautionary' MRI for Eagles' Ingram

August 26 Philadelphia Daily News “It wasn’t a shocker when Eagles coach Andy Reid announced yesterday that tight end Cornelius Ingram was undergoing an MRI on his twice-repaired left knee. Ingram has been practicing, but his left calf has been swollen with fluid draining out of his knee. Ingram hasn’t been able to make a [More…]