Oct 102010
 
Crow's Nest: The Trail of Two Teams, pt 2

By Barry Jeffrey Jr., Flyers may have found their masked men: The Flyers have long had many questions about their goaltending situation, ever since Bob Clarke low-balled Curtis Joseph to the point he signed elsewhere. Since then it seems as if there has been a revolving door of interchangeable spare parts goaltenders being put into [More…]

Oct 102010
 
Crow's Nest: The Trail of Two Teams, pt 1

By Barry Jeffrey Jr., After a dominating Game 1 no hitter thrown by uncrowned Cy Young Award winner Roy Halladay, the Phillies and the Reds squared off for a second game last evening. It was a return match featuring a 17 Game winner Bronson Arroyo for the young Reds VS a former Cy Young Award [More…]

Hamels fires first to end the series

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Oct 102010
 
Hamels fires first to end the series

October 10 Wilmington News Journal: “Down two games to none in the best-of-five series, the Reds will need to beat each of the Phillies‘ three aces in succession to keep their season alive. The first obstacle in the Reds’ quixotic quest will be Cole Hamels, who takes the mound in Game 3 tonight in an [More…]

Oct 102010
 
Eagles, 49ers off to unexpected starts

October 10 Philadelphia Inquirer: “Things haven’t gone as planned for the Eagles or 49ers. From Week 1, the Eagles‘ season has been marked by uncertainty. It started with the long-tutored quarterback of the future heading to the bench in favor of a new quarterback of the present, only to be recalled because of injury. This [More…]

Flyers lose 2-1 to Blues in OT

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Oct 102010
 
Flyers lose 2-1 to Blues in OT

October 10 flyers.nhl.com: The Flyers and Blues combined to take 25 penalties with edge going to St. Louis, who received 10 of the penalties and received over 14 minutes of time on the power play. Still in a much different game than their season opener in Pittsburgh, the Flyers fought off nine of the Blues’ [More…]

Oct 102010
 
76ers nipped by Nets in preseason game

October 10 Philadelphia Inquirer: “Every third play, the 76ers make you believe this year could be different. A backdoor slash by combo guard Lou Williams, a curl jumper by big man Marreese Speights, a steal and score by rookie Evan Turner. But the plays between are stagnant, dribble-heavy, drenched in the mediocrity that permeated last [More…]

Penn tops Bucknell, 31-10

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Oct 102010
 
Penn tops Bucknell, 31-10

October 10 Philadelphia Inquirer: LEWISBURG, Pa. – For Penn football coach Al Bagnoli, his 125th win as head coach was bittersweet. The Quakers’ 31-10 road victory over Bucknell on Saturday made Bagnoli the winningest head coach in Penn history. But he was hardly pleased with his team’s performance after a sluggish first half during which [More…]

Oct 102010
 
Temple overpowered by Northern Illinois

October 10 Philadelphia Inquirer: DEKALB, Ill. – Temple learned the hard way Saturday why Northern Illinois is the dominant offensive team in the Mid-American Conference. The Owls also learned that scoring opportunities cannot be squandered. The Owls (4-2, 1-1 MAC) could not stop Northern Illinois’ offense on the ground or in the air as the [More…]