Oct 292010
 
Nobody beats Charlie Manuel as best Phillies manager

October 29 Philadelphia Daily News columnist Stan Hochman: “THE PHILLIES won 97 games this year, more than any other team in baseball, and Charlie Manuel won’t win manager of the year, because the voters are always looking for who did the most with the least, because it makes for a niftier story. Yo, I’m here to [More…]

Oct 292010
 
Moyer, Dobbs, Hoover become Philly free agents

October 29 Philadelphia Inquirer: “Jamie Moyer, Greg Dobbs, and Paul Hoover were removed from the Phillies‘ 40-man roster on Thursday. All three chose to become free agents. Dobbs‘ move is the most noteworthy. The 32-year-old utility infielder was eligible for arbitration, and the Phillies could have offered him a contract. Instead, they took him off [More…]

Oct 292010
 
Eagles have fumbled with free agency, trades

October 29 Philadelphia Daily News columnist Paul Domowitch: “THIS WAS a couple of weeks ago, right after the Eagles announced that they had swapped running backs with the Cleveland Browns, exchanging little-used Mike Bell for Jerome Harrison. Somebody asked general manager Howie Roseman to explain how he and head coach Andy Reid could have been so [More…]

Oct 292010
 
After 7 games, Eagles remain an enigma

October 29 Philadelphia Inquirer: “We thought we’d know more about the 2010-11 Eagles by now. Seven weeks of an NFL season provide lots of evidence. But the clues to the Eagles‘ real identity have pointed in wildly different directions. The Eagles were building for the future and learning with a new quarterback – for about [More…]

Oct 292010
 
Road trips strengthen Flyers' family ties

October 29 Philadelphia Daily News: “Brad Powe has accompanied his son, Flyers forward Darroll Powe, on more hockey road trips than he could possibly count. But he wouldn’t trade these last three father-son bonding trips for anything. Brad Powe is one of only 13 family members accompanying the Flyers to Pittsburgh, as the Flyers will [More…]

Zherdev moved to fourth line

 Posted by at 12:20 pm
Oct 292010
 
Zherdev moved to fourth line

October 29 Camden Courier-Post: “The Flyers are not paying Nik Zherdev $2 million to play on a fourth line, but that’s where he’s likely to start tonight’s game when the Flyers visit the Pittsburgh Penguins at Consol Energy Center. Zherdev netted his second goal of the season in Tuesday’s 6-3 win but spent Thursday’s practice [More…]

Holiday endures shaky start

 Posted by at 12:12 pm
Oct 292010
 
Holiday endures shaky start

October 29 Philadelphia Inquirer: “Jrue Holiday opened the regular season Wednesday as the 76ers‘ starting point guard, enduring the kind of forgettable night that only statistics can illustrate: six points (2-of-9 shooting) and five turnovers in 21 minutes. Midway through the first quarter, coach Doug Collins yanked Holiday and replaced him with rookie swingman Evan [More…]