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What’s Up, Doc?: Phils Set NLDS Rotation

October 1 csnphilly.com: ATLANTA – After being coy about his postseason pitching plans for several days, Phillies manager Charlie Manuel confirmed the obvious on Friday: Roy Halladay will get the ball in Game 1 of the National League Division Series on Wednesday at Citizens Bank Park. Manuel said he will go with Roy Oswalt in [More…]

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Vick's performance: 'Inefficient and erratic'

October 1 philly.com: “Not everyone is impressed with the way Michael Vick has performed in two and a half games this season. Friend of the blog Bill Barnwell of Football Outsiders writes that Vick has simply benefited from facing two of the league’s worst pass defenses in Jacksonville and Detroit. If Vick’s improved as a player, [More…]

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Phillies starters won't rest too much

October 1 Camden Courier-Post: “On Aug. 26, the Phillies wrapped up a disastrous homestand by losing the fourth game of a series to the Astros, who won all four games. The Braves held a three-game lead in the division, and manager Charlie Manuel’s club was struggling to find answers. It was one of a handful [More…]

Eagles’ Allen: No added pressure

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Eagles' Allen: No added pressure

October 1 Philadelphia Inquirer: “When the Eagles drafted safety Nate Allen 37th overall in April using the primary pick received in the Donovan McNabb trade, he was immediately asked about the pressure he might face. Allen shrugged it off then, and again this week as he prepares to face McNabb. “I want them to feel [More…]

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Eagles tap rookie linebacker Chaney as Bradley's backup

October 1 Philadelphia Daily News: “He isn’t starting, like first-round rookie defensive end Brandon Graham or second-round rookie free safety Nate Allen, but Jamar Chaney was the backup to middle linebacker Stewart Bradley last week, activated ahead of veteran Omar Gaither, at the most important and complex position on the linebacking corps. That’s not bad [More…]

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Flyers expect Meszaros to be big presence on defense

October 1 Philadelphia Daily News: “In just two seasons in Tampa Bay, Flyers defenseman Andrej Meszaros went through two coaching changes, 12th- and 14th-place finishes in the Eastern Conference, a general manager swap, an ownership change and enough teammate turnover to make his head spin. When asked about what went wrong, Meszaros could do little [More…]

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Collins putting his trust in Sixers' assistant coaches

October 1 Philadelphia Daily News: “During a recent night practice at the Hagan Arena on the Saint Joseph’s campus, new 76ers coach Doug Collins leaned back in his chair, arms stretched out over the backs of the two adjacent chairs. While the players ran up and down the court in a spirited scrimmage, assistant coaches [More…]

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Sixers hoping Nocioni adds toughness to lineup

October 1 Philadelphia Daily News: “Andres Nocioni has been here less than 2 weeks, but he is Philadelphia. He is everything even the most casual fans want for their teams. He is tough, rough, sometimes gruff, but with a burning desire to win and the skill, will and tactical experience to help accomplish that. “This [More…]