Oct 172010
 
Phillies Runaround - 10.17.10; NLCS Game 1 fallout, more...

October 17: Phillies news and stories from around the web… Rollins’ struggles continue October 17 Camden Courier-Post: “It is quickly becoming the postseason of Jimmy Rollins’ discontent. The Phillies shortstop went 0-for-4 Saturday with three strikeouts in Game 1 of the National League Championship Series as the Phillies lost to the San Francisco Giants 4-3. [More…]

Oct 172010
 
Crow's Nest: The Lee-ward passage

By Barry Jeffrey Jr.: Five days after the World Series is over, the feeding frenzy known as Free Agency begins. Phillie Jayson Werth, Tampa’s Carl Crawford, and former Phillie and current Ranger Cliff Lee will be the surf and turf at the buffet this off season. Ted Lilly was to be another big name starter [More…]

Oct 172010
 
Phillies fall to Giants in Game 1 of NLCS, 4-3

October 17 Philadelphia Inquirer: “They cautioned against the blaring hype of a pitchers’ duel with one steady warning. You never know. The players and managers of both the Phillies and Giants said this because they know. They know how hard it is for a pitcher – even ones with the biological and mental qualities of [More…]

Villanova rolls over Maine, 48-18

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Oct 172010
 
Villanova rolls over Maine, 48-18

October 17 Philadelphia Inquirer: ORONO, Maine – Villanova, apparently well-rested and well-prepared coming off a bye week, rolled up 559 yards of offense on a rainy Saturday in beating Maine, 48-18, at Alfond Stadium. Wildcats senior quarterback Chris Whitney went 20 for 25 for a career-best 322 yards, throwing for three touchdowns and rushing for [More…]

Oct 172010
 
No. 2 Delaware Holds Off Rhode Island 24-17 to Remain Unbeaten

October 17 bluehens.com: NEWARK, Del. — The resounding sigh of relief heard throughout Delaware Stadium Saturday afternoon might have been stronger than the high winds that blew all afternoon. No. 2 ranked University of Delaware won the turnover battle once again and it needed all three of the takeaways as the Blue Hens jumped out [More…]

Oct 172010
 
Hobbs thinks Eagles may be facing a crossroads game

October 17 Philadelphia Inquirer: “Eagles cornerback Ellis Hobbs remembers the game in which he realized the 2007 New England Patriots were really something – and not something made up. Hobbs, a starting cornerback with the Patriots who went undefeated in the regular season, recalled New England’s riding an 11-game winning streak when it traveled to [More…]

Oct 172010
 
Laws having big season after big offseason

October 17 Camden Courier-Post: “In an important NFC East showdown against the Giants on Dec. 13 last season, Trevor Laws spent the game on the sideline in street clothes, a healthy scratch for the first time in his career. Next game, same result. Same with the next one, the one after — the final regular-season [More…]

Crosby, Penguins overpower Flyers

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Oct 172010
 
Crosby, Penguins overpower Flyers

October 17 Philadelphia Inquirer: “The Flyers had survived shorthanded situations in this young season, but on Saturday night, the Pittsburgh Penguins, and especially Sidney Crosby, showed them that’s not a safe route. Crosby broke open a close game with a pair of power-play goals 1 minute, 24 seconds apart, and the Penguins pulled away to [More…]