Sep 302010
 
Oswalt likely Phils starter for Game 2

September 30 Philadelphia Inquirer: “Without saying it, Phillies pitching coach Rich Dubee made it clear Tuesday that Roy Halladay will pitch Game 1 in the postseason against an opponent to be determined. It now appears as if Roy Oswalt will follow Halladay to the mound for Game 2 of the first-round playoff series. “It’s going [More...]

Sep 302010
 
Phillies' subs steal the show in win at Washington

September 30 Philadelphia Daily News: “During his daily question-and-answer session with reporters, Charlie Manuel was asked whether he thought about the impact of his decision-making in the waning days of the regular season. For the second straight night, the veteran manager announced a lineup that looked straight out of the Grapefruit League, with reserves like [More...]

Sep 302010
 
Gaither, Wells trying to find places with Eagles

September 30 Philadelphia Daily News: “They play for the two most fragile and important units on the team. Neither is quite sure where he stands. One expects to sit Sunday, as he did, unexpectedly, at Jacksonville, the result of poor play the week before. That’s middle linebacker Omar Gaither, whose yo-yo career is at bottom [More...]

Sep 302010
 
Flyers' Leino looking strong in first preseason action

September 30 Philadelphia Daily News: “Last spring, Ville Leino obliterated the Flyers’ rookie playoff scoring record. Last night, in his first competitive action since last June when he had offseason hip surgery, Leino picked up right where he left off. Leino picked up two assists – granted, in a 3-1 preseason win over a New [More...]

Sep 302010
 
Flyers beat Islanders; Bobrovsky makes case to be starting goalie

September 30 Camden Courier-Post: “With goaltender Michael Leighton out of commission at least a month with a bulging disk in his lower back the Flyers have begun the process of evaluating who will join Brian Boucher to start the regular season. As of now, there’s only one choice: Sergei Bobrovsky. The 22-year-old Russian rookie once [More...]

Sep 302010
 
Williams seems content with bench role

September 30 Philadelphia Inquirer: “This year, Lou Williams is wearing Converse sneakers. Last year, the 76ers’ speedy combination guard wore Nikes – he was between sneaker deals, a “free agent,” as he liked to say – and he would wear different styles on different nights. But that was last season. Much has changed since then, [More...]

Brand’s loss is the Sixers’ gain

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Sep 302010
 
Brand's loss is the Sixers' gain

September 30 Philadelphia Daily News: “After yesterday’s morning workout on the second day of training camp at Saint Joseph’s, forward Thad Young walked across the court with a Twizzler in his mouth and another in his hand. He didn’t get the candy from teammate Elton Brand. Brand has sworn off the treats. And fried food. [More...]

Tough choices for postseason roster

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Sep 292010
 
Tough choices for postseason roster

September 29 Camden Courier-Post: “Domonic Brown joined the Phillies in July amid about as much hype as a rookie can engender on a team that had been to consecutive World Series. Greg Dobbs has twice been designated for assignment, unceremoniously departing Philadelphia, bound for the minors, only to return a few weeks later with renewed [More...]