Oct 152010
 
Phillies Runaround - 10.15.10; Charlie Manuel as Ric Flair, Shane, The Core, more...

October 15: Phillies news and stories from around the web… Oswalt gets Game 2 nod October 15 Camden Courier-Post: “There was little suspense when Phillies manager Charlie Manuel announced his pitching rotation for the NLCS. The only question was whether Roy Oswalt or Cole Hamels would start Game 2. Manuel decided to stick with Oswalt in [More…]

Oct 152010
 
Eagles' special teams still look like April's fools

October 15 Philadelphia Daily News: “The one thing the Eagles absolutely couldn’t afford Sunday, as they lined up to kick off after David Akers’ 45-yard field goal provided them a 10-point lead with 4:35 left in the fourth quarter, was a huge San Francsico return. The game was in hand, the clock just needed to [More…]

Harrison happy to be an Eagle

 Posted by at 1:39 pm
Oct 152010
 
Harrison happy to be an Eagle

October 15 Camden Courier-Post: “Mike Bell was the Super Bowl champion Saints’ leading rusher last year, so the yellow caution flags are rightfully out on getting too excited about Jerome Harrison, who was the lowly Browns’ leading rusher last season. Except Harrison is pumped about coming to the Eagles in a straight trade for Bell. [More…]

McCoy becoming too good to disregard

 Posted by at 12:59 pm
Oct 152010
 
McCoy becoming too good to disregard

October 15 Philadelphia Daily News columnist John Smallwood: “THERE WERE a few occasions when Duce Staley convinced Eagles coach Andy Reid he should get the carries of a full-time feature back. In 1999, Reid’s first season, he actually gave Staley 325 carries. Of course, Donovan McNabb was a rookie quarterback that year, and journeyman Doug Pederson, [More…]

Flyers fall in Gagne’s return

 Posted by at 12:40 pm
Oct 152010
 
Flyers fall in Gagne's return

October 15 Philadelphia Inquirer: “The lasting impressions in the Flyers‘ 3-2 loss to speedy Tampa Bay on Thursday night had more to do with Simon Gagne’s emotional return to South Philadelphia – and the home team’s sputtering power play. Gagne, traded to Tampa Bay in July after 11 superb seasons with the Flyers, fought tears [More…]

Oct 152010
 
76ers' bench has been rescuing the starters in preseason

October 15 Philadelphia Inquirer: “Things are a little backward right now for the 76ers. After five preseason games, and with only two remaining, the malfunctioning exists not with the reserves but with the starting unit. In back-to-back preseason games – first against the Boston Celtics and then Wednesday night against the Toronto Raptors – coach [More…]