Happy, Happy, Roy, Roy

 Posted by at 3:36 pm
Oct 072010
 
Happy, Happy, Roy, Roy

By Kevin Franklin: Wow. It reads backwards the same way: Wow. It’s been several hours since the Phillies elbowed the Reds in the sternum, 4-0, in the opening salvo of the best of five National League Divisional Series. Several hours after Roy Halladay kicked open the record books and cleat-stamped his name. Several hours after [More…]

Hard to Believe, Halladay

 Posted by at 3:01 pm
Oct 072010
 
Hard to Believe, Halladay

By Mike Prince, Sportswriter: Philadelphia – When Roy Halladay came to Philadelphia, he not only brought with him the best arm in baseball, but he brought with him an unwavering confidence that allows him to go out and perform like he did on Wednesday. He had waited his entire life for this. He came out [More…]

Oct 072010
 
Halladay throws no-hitter as Phillies win playoff opener

October 7 Philadelphia Inquirer: “Nearly an hour after achieving immortality for the second time this season, Roy Halladay walked through the Phillies‘ clubhouse. No one spoke to him as he made his way across the room to his locker in the corner. A sheet of white paper was taped up there, the first few paragraphs [More…]

Oct 072010
 
Reid: Vick remains the starter, when healthy

October 7 Philadelphia Inquirer: “Kevin Kolb gets another chance this week. He will be the first team quarterback all week and the clear starter heading into Sunday’s game against the 0-4 49ers. But he said he is focused on the game, not reclaiming the starting job. “If I get into all that, then I’m focusing [More…]

Oct 072010
 
Eagles tab Fokou to stiffen run defense

October 7 Philadelphia Daily News: “Well, we haven’t seen Jeremiah Trotter down at NovaCare yet this season. It’s early, though. The Eagles’ never-ending quest to field a linebacking corps that can stop the run and keep tight ends from frolicking through the secondary took another turn yesterday, a familiar one. Moise Fokou, the 2009 seventh-round [More…]

Oct 072010
 
Flyers to start Bobrovsky in goal for tonight's season opener

by Justin Adkins: The Flyers have announced that goaltender Sergei Bobrovsky will start in goal for tonight’s regular season opener. The Flyers face off against the Pittsburgh Penguins at 7:00pm ET. Bobrosky has been a camp star so far this year, and it looks like the Flyers will ride the hot hand as they start [More…]

Oct 072010
 
Flyers' Giroux, van Riemsdyk need to be more goal-oriented

October 7 Philadelphia Daily News: “When asked about his offense, Flyers coach Peter Laviolette can barely control his excitement. Sure, Laviolette is fired up about steady goal scorer Jeff Carter, the streaky scoring of Scott Hartnell and the addition of uber-talented winger Nikolay Zherdev and eager to see the continued success of Ville Leino. But [More…]

Oct 072010
 
Flyers' Laperriere's career is over

October 7 Camden Courier-Post: “The Flyers will open their regular season tonight in Pittsburgh burdened by the news that Ian Laperriere’s 15-year career is over. Laperriere told the Courier-Post on Wednesday that two doctors advised him to retire because of post-concussion symptoms. The Flyers have not filed retirement papers with the NHL but are expected [More…]