Lidge: One bad outing or a red flag?

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Sep 182010
 
Lidge: One bad outing or a red flag?

September 18 Philadelphia Inquirer: “More than once while in Florida, various Phillies personnel joked before games by asking me what I was writing. “Boring these days, huh?” one said. For the Phillies, that means full steam ahead. Consistent winning without issues or controversy. Few times this season have we been able to say that. So [More…]

Sep 182010
 
Oswalt helps himself as Phillies rout Nationals

September 18 Philadelphia Inquirer: “Just about everyone in the Phillies‘ organization has extolled the value of Wilson Valdez. Here, they say, is a career minor-leaguer who has stepped in with the smallest of expectations and proved he is capable of playing every day without hurting the team.Yes, there is that one caveat. Valdez, in all [More…]

Sep 182010
 
Reid makes it official: Vick and Gaither will start

September 18 Philadelphia Inquirer: “To no surprise, Andy Reid announced Friday that Kevin Kolb and Stewart Bradley will not play when the Eagles travel to face the Detroit Lions on Sunday. Michael Vick and Omar Gaither, as expected, will replace the concussed quarterback and middle linebacker in the starting lineup. The question now is whether [More…]

Speedy Jackson stuck in neutral

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Sep 182010
 
Speedy Jackson stuck in neutral

September 18 Camden Courier-Post: “One of the many pearls of wisdom Jerry Rice imparted to DeSean Jackson when they trained together in the winter of 2008 is the importance of not settling. Rice cautioned Jackson about complacency. “Talking to Jerry Rice when I trained for the combine, he told me, ‘You could be so good, [More…]

Sep 182010
 
Richards glad Flyers camp is under way

September 18 Philadelphia Daily News: “Training camp is hope. Before whacking a ribbon with a bunch of hockey sticks to officially open the Flyers’ 2010-11 training camp, those were the words echoed by Flyers president Peter Luukko. For a retooled team that fell only two wins short of a Stanley Cup parade, training camp really [More…]

Sep 182010
 
Flyers forward Nikolai Zherdev remains an enigma

September 18 Philadelphia Inquirer: “New Flyers forward Nikolai Zherdev was an enigma during previous NHL stops with the Columbus Blue Jackets and New York Rangers. Zherdev was drafted fourth overall by the Blue Jackets in 2003. Last season, he played in Russia’s Kontinental Hockey League after the Rangers let him go following a $4 million [More…]

Sep 182010
 
As camp opens, Flyers focus on taking next step

September 18 Camden Courier-Post: “For Danny Briere, the image of the Chicago Blackhawks jumping onto the Wachovia Center ice to celebrate Patrick Kane’s Stanley Cup-clinching overtime goal on June 9 is one that will last a lifetime. “The longer you go (in the playoffs) the more hurt you feel,” the Flyers‘ 32-year-old center said. “If [More…]