Oct 312010
 
Reid not desperate or lost enough to fire McDermott

October 31 Philadelphia Inquirer columnist Phil Sheridan: “There is one major flaw in the speculation that Andy Reid could fire defensive coordinator Sean McDermott at any point in the near future. Simply put, Reid can’t fire McDermott – not without inviting a lot of hard questions about Reid’s judgment over the last couple of years. At [More...]

Flyers crush Islanders, 6-1

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Oct 312010
 
Flyers crush Islanders, 6-1

October 31 Philadelphia Inquirer: “Before Saturday’s matchup with the New York Islanders, Flyers coach Peter Laviolette and his players not only dismissed the difficulty of playing back-to-back games, but talked of embracing the challenge. Then the Flyers went out and backed up their enthusiasm with Saturday’s 6-1 pummeling of the New York Islanders at the [More...]

Oct 312010
 
Swarming Pacers too much for Sixers to hold off

October 31 Philadelphia Inquirer: INDIANAPOLIS – In the minutes after Saturday night’s 99-86 loss to the Indiana Pacers, 76ers coach Doug Collins dropped a statistic that landed with the weight of a bowling ball. No one on the Sixers’ roster – not one player – has a winning record as a basketball professional. In the locker [More...]

Penn State defeats Michigan, 41-31

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Oct 312010
 
Penn State defeats Michigan, 41-31

October 31 Philadelphia Inquirer: STATE COLLEGE, Pa. – While Michigan’s Denard Robinson burned the Beaver Stadium grass at his feet with his dashing and darting, Penn State’s Matt McGloin was cool, composed, and more than competent. McGloin, the former walk-on making his first career start, passed for one touchdown, ran for another, and engineered one [More...]

Villanova defeats Richmond, 28-7

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Oct 312010
 
Villanova defeats Richmond, 28-7

October 30 Philadelphia Inquirer: Richmond never really had a chance. The Spiders headed into Saturday’s much-anticipated Colonial Athletic Association matchup depleted at quarterback. As a result, signal-caller Montel White, a true freshman who was fourth-string in the preseason, had to face a Villanova defense ranked fifth nationally in both scoring and rushing defense. The Wildcats [More...]

Owls register second shutout in row

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Oct 312010
 
Owls register second shutout in row

October 30 Philadelphia Inquirer: Not since 1971 had a Temple football team put together back-to-back shutouts. That changed Saturday, when winless Akron visited Lincoln Financial Field and left with a 30-0 defeat. The Zips drove across midfield only once. The Owls, who were held to a couple of field goals during the first two quarters, [More...]

Oct 302010
 
Amaro says Phillies have 'touched base' with Werth

October 30 Philadelphia Daily News: “Contact has been made between Phillies general manager Ruben Amaro Jr. and the agent for Jayson Werth, although the free-agent-to-be rightfielder still seems certain to hit the open market 5 days after the World Series ends. “We’ve touched base,” Amaro said, without offering specifics of the conversation. Although Werth still [More...]

Oct 302010
 
Elbow surgery a success for Phillies' Polanco

October 30 Philadelphia Inquirer: “Placido Polanco had successful surgery on his left elbow Friday, the Phillies said. General manager Ruben Amaro Jr. said in a statement that he is confident Polanco will be ready for spring training. The team is hopeful he can swing a bat within 10 weeks, in early January. “It went very [More...]