Sep 262010
 
Villanova needs late scores to down Penn

September 26 Philadelphia Inquirer: Midway through the second quarter, Villanova’s do-everything all-American, Matt Szczur, took his shoulder pads off, his night over. Szczur had suffered a sprained left ankle on his first touch of the game. While Szczur was ruled out for the evening, the Wildcats were not. The action was just heating up for [More…]

Sep 262010
 
No. 7 Delaware Overpowers No. 5 Richmond

September 26 bluehens.com: RICHMOND, Va. — The University of Delaware left little doubt of how ready the No. 7 ranked Blue Hens are for the rigors of Colonial Athletic Association football action Saturday afternoon, breaking open a close game with a decisive second half and racing to a 34-13 victory over host and No. 5 [More…]

Penn State defeats Temple, 22-13

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Sep 262010
 
Penn State defeats Temple, 22-13

September 26 Philadelphia Inquirer: STATE COLLEGE, Pa. – The small but vocal knot of Temple fans hollered in support of their defense early in the fourth quarter, with Penn State’s sputtering offense stuck on its own 4-yard line and the Owls just a field goal away from ending 69 years of frustration. But despite his [More…]

Sep 262010
 
Phils: No apologies for Utley's hard play

Phillies 2B Chase Utley September 26 Camden Courier-Post: “After Friday’s game, the Mets were angry about Chase Utley’s supposedly malicious slide into second in hopes of breaking up a double play. On Saturday, the Phillies were busy trying to figure out what all the fuss was about. “Chase is as close to old-school in baseball [More…]

Mets end Phillies’ run at 11

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Sep 262010
 
Mets end Phillies' run at 11

September 26 Philadelphia Inquirer: “During the day Saturday, attendants installed plastic coverings above every locker in the Phillies clubhouse. They were rolled up, ready to deploy when needed to protect personal belongings from champagne stains – and conveniently served as a constant reminder as to how close the Phillies are to the postseason. “I think [More…]

Sep 262010
 
QB or not QB? That isn't the question on most Eagles' minds

September 26 Philadelphia Inquirer: “Want to know on which side most of the Eagles stand in the 2010 Great Quarterback Debate? It’s not with Michael Vick. It’s not with Kevin Kolb. And it’s definitely not with Mike Kafka. No, the players’ support lies behind three other entities, the ones that almost everybody seems to take [More…]

Eagles eager to fix defense woes

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Sep 262010
 
Eagles eager to fix defense woes

September 26 Camden Courier-Post: “Not even two months ago, when the Eagles were still in building mode on the steamy fields at Lehigh, the remade defense seemed to steal the daily headline away from quarterback Kevin Kolb and the “Generation Next” offense. Observed was the quick burst off scrimmage from defensive end Brandon Graham and [More…]

Another shoot-out win for Flyers

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Sep 262010
 
Another shoot-out win for Flyers

September 26 Associated Press: ST. PAUL, Minn. – When the regular season starts, the Flyers should be prepared for any games that go to shoot-outs. Nikolai Zherdev scored in regulation and in a shoot-out Saturday night to give the Flyers a 3-2 victory over the Minnesota Wild (0-3) at the Xcel Energy Center. All four [More…]