Oct 212010
 
Doc delivers as Phils stay alive, force Game 6

October 21 mlb.com: SAN FRANCISCO — Somehow, Phillies ace Roy Halladay helped return the National League Championship Series to Philadelphia. Somehow he did it. Halladay did not have his best stuff in a 4-2 victory Thursday over the Giants in Game 5 of the NLCS at AT&T Park, which tightened the best-of-seven series to a [More…]

Oct 212010
 
Phillies Runaround - 10.21.10; Game 4 fallout, Phils on the brink...

October 21: Phillies news and stories from around the web… NLCS Game 4 highlights (or lowlights): It was a typical three-run outing for Phillies’ Blanton October 21 Philadelphia Daily News: “For all of the hand-wringing consternation concerning the importance of Game 4 and its starter, a predictably unremarkable performance made the worry seem wasted. Joe [More…]

Oct 212010
 
Eagles' Graham proves effective in tight-end coverage

October 21 Philadelphia Daily News: “The Eagles unveiled a new, secret weapon last Sunday in their never-ending quest to cover opposing tight ends: Brandon Graham. The first-round rookie defensive end confirmed yesterday that he had short-range responsibility on Atlanta’s Tony Gonzalez “with help over the top.” Gonzalez, targeted seven times, caught just three passes for [More…]

Oct 212010
 
Laviolette tinkers with Flyers' power play

October 21 Philadelphia Inquirer: “Unhappy with the team’s power play in the season’s first five games, Flyers coach Peter Laviolette did some tinkering during Wednesday’s practice in Voorhees. The biggest move: Chris Pronger, whose surgically repaired knee is gaining strength and allowing him to be more active, replaced Mike Richards on the top power-play unit, [More…]

Collins misses second straight game

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Oct 212010
 
Collins misses second straight game

October 21 Philadelphia Inquirer: “The 76ers closed out the preseason Wednesday night with coach Doug Collins away from the sideline for the second consecutive game. Collins, 59, underwent tests earlier in the day because of symptoms related to a concussion he suffered on Memorial Day. The Sixers, who have Thursday off, said they expected Collins [More…]

Oct 212010
 
NLCS: Phillies's offense a no-show as they fall to Giants again

October 21 delcotimes.com: SAN FRANCISCO — For an inning, they showed a pulse. The Phillies offense, aligned with All-Stars at every position in the lineup — except their eighth spot, where there only .300 hitter resides — broke out Sunday night at Citizens Bank Park. They gave Roy Oswalt enough support for a victory that [More…]