Oct 302010
 
Jackson faces another long road back to Eagles

October 30 Wilmington News Journal: “The stadium went silent. That’s what Jamaal Jackson remembers most about the moment his arm went numb and the realization set in that his season, barely 20 minutes old, was over. Almost 70,000 fans had packed Lincoln Financial Field for the opener against Green Bay, but the Eagles‘ center couldn’t [More…]

Oct 302010
 
Flyers Runaround: 10.30.10; defeat Penguins, Leighton returning, more...

October 30: Philadelphia Flyers news and stories from around the web… Flyers beat the Penguins on Pittsburgh’s bad ice October 30 Philadelphia Inquirer: “Superstar Sidney Crosby and his Pittsburgh Penguins teammates do not like the ice at their spiffy new arena, the Consol Energy Center. The ice is so choppy that Crosby said he has to [More…]

Oct 302010
 
Sixers Runaround: 10.30.10; Hawks loss, Iguodala trade talk, more…

October 30: Philadelphia 76ers news and stories from around the web… Sixers’ rally falls short as they lose to Hawks October 30 Philadelphia Daily News: “A COUPLE OF sequences defined the 76ers‘ loss to the Atlanta Hawks last night at the Wells Fargo Center. Each came at points in the game when, if the Sixers [More…]

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…]