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Vick Injured as Eagles Fall to McNabb, Redskins

October 3 csnphilly.com: Injuries, penalties, fumbles, shaky defense, shakier offense and a maddening time management gaffe added up to a you-can’t-make-this-stuff-up loss to the Redskins in Donovan McNabb’s return to Lincoln Financial Field. The Eagles not only lost the game, 17-12, but also quarterback Michael Vick, who suffered rib/chest injuries in the first quarter. While [More…]

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Phillies finish season with best record in baseball

by Justin Adkins: For the first time in the 127 year history of the franchise, the Phillies have finished the regular season with the best record in all of baseball. Despite Sunday’s 8-7 loss in Atlanta, the Phillies finished with 97 wins, clinching the top spot.  Going into the final day of the regular season, [More…]

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Phils drop season finale, lose 8-7 to Atlanta

October 3 Associated Press: ATLANTA (AP) — Tim Hudson and the Atlanta Braves extended retiring manager Bobby Cox’s season for at least one game, beating the Philadelphia Phillies 8-7 on Sunday. The Braves would win the NL wild card — and get a first-round playoff matchup with San Francisco — if the Giants beats San [More…]

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Support the Eagles and Breast Cancer Awareness 2010

October 3 nfl.com: The NFL, its clubs, players and the NFL Players Association are proud to support the fight against breast cancer. Our campaign, “A Crucial Catch“, in partnership with the American Cancer Society, is focused on the importance of annual screenings, especially for women who are 40 and older. Throughout October, NFL games will [More…]

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Rollins eases back into running bases

October 3 Philadelphia Inquirer: “If he was running without apprehension, Jimmy Rollins would have easily beaten Braves pitcher Brandon Beachy to first base on his infield grounder in the third inning Friday night. But the Phillies‘ shortstop was taking no chances with his fragile right hamstring. So he put on the brakes. After all, the [More…]

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McNabb's return brings out the cliches about negative Philly fans

October 3 Philadelphia Inquirer columnist John Gonzalez: “The Redskins are in town and so is Donovan McNabb. Perhaps you’ve heard. It’s a big game for both teams. It’s an even bigger opportunity for the city. Earlier this week, Andy Reid tried to downplay the significance of McNabb’s return. It was a difficult if not pointless exercise, [More…]

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Walker adds muscle to Flyers' defense

October 3 Camden Courier-Post: “Matt Walker and his wife, Kate, had just landed in Vancouver and were being taxied to the airport terminal when he turned on his cell phone. “I saw my agent’s name, and I joked that we’ve just been traded,” Walker recalled saying to his wife, who is expecting the couple’s first [More…]

Flyers itching to get going

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Flyers itching to get going

October 3 Philadelphia Inquirer: “The Flyers believe last spring’s remarkable playoff run – they reached the Stanley Cup Finals after a dizzying stretch that included a historic comeback against Boston – will carry into this season. History says otherwise. Peter Laviolette, in his first full season as the Flyers’ head coach, scoffs at history. Laviolette [More…]