Sep 292010
 
Signs point to Halladay as Phils' Game 1 starter

September 29 Philadelphia Inquirer: “Before Tuesday’s game, the Phillies informed Major League Baseball that they want to begin the postseason a week from Wednesday, an option given to the team with the league’s best record. The Phillies know whom they will start in that Game 1 at Citizens Bank Park. “Yeah,” Charlie Manuel said. “I’ll [More…]

Sep 292010
 
Dunn's walkoff homer gives Nationals meaningless win over Phillies

September 29 Philadelphia Daily News: “Majestic. And, ultimately, irrelevant. That about sums up the monstrous walkoff home run that Adam Dunn slugged off Jose Contreras to lift the Nationals to a 2-1 victory last night. With a division title and homefield advantage throughout the postseason already locked up, the Phillies turned their attention toward playoff [More…]

Sep 292010
 
Eagles have done well in most trades with division rivals

September 29 Philadelphia Daily News: “The 1964 trade that sent quarterback Sonny Jurgensen to the Redskins notwithstanding, the Eagles have fared pretty well when they’ve made trades with division rivals. Even the 1997 deal that allowed the Eagles to jump up and draft first-round megabust Jon Harris still netted the Birds Jeremiah Trotter. Sometimes it’s [More…]

McNabb expects warm welcome at Linc

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Sep 292010
 
McNabb expects warm welcome at Linc

September 29 Philadelphia Daily News: “Donovan McNabb said he expects to be cheered Sunday when he returns to Lincoln Financial Field for the first time since he was traded to the Washington Redskins, at least “until the whistle blows and the game starts.” “Honestly, I think I will be more cheered,” McNabb said yesterday on [More…]

Sep 292010
 
Flyers lose Leighton, Laperriere for extended period

September 29 Philadelphia Inquirer: “One day after saying that Michael Leighton would return to practice Thursday, Flyers general manager Paul Holmgren revealed Tuesday that his No. 1 goaltender would be sidelined for at least a month with a bulging disk in his lower back. In a conference call with reporters, Holmgren also said that forward [More…]

Sep 292010
 
Hawes making a good impression with Sixers

September 29 Philadelphia Daily News: “THERE ISN’T MUCH Spencer Hawes can’t do on the basketball court. The 7-1 center, whom the 76ers acquired from the Sacramento Kings, along with Andres Nocioni, for Sam Dalembert, has already impressed new teammates and coach Doug Collins with his shooting, passing and total court awareness. Off the court, Hawes [More…]

Fans dig Doug Collins as Sixers coach

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Sep 292010
 
Fans dig Doug Collins as Sixers coach

September 29 Philadelphia Daily News: “No question 76ers fans are disappointed with their team recently, especially coming off a 27-win season. Though last season is still fresh in their minds, respondents to a Daily News survey conducted by Temple’s Sport Industry Research Center, seem generally excited at the hiring of coach Doug Collins and the [More…]