Nov 042010
Phillies claim infielder Rivero off waivers

November 4 Philadelphia Inquirer:  “The Phillies on Wednesday claimed infielder Carlos Rivero off waivers from the Cleveland Indians. Rivero, who will turn 23 in May, spent the last two seasons playing shortstop at double-A Akron in the Cleveland farm system. In 2010, he hit .232 with six home runs and 43 RBIs. He made 28 [More…]

Nov 042010
Eagles Runaround: 11.04.10; DeSean, Runyan, Manning, more...

November 4: Philadelphia Eagles news and stories from around the web… Implications of decision for Eagles’ DeSean Jackson November 4 Philadelphia Daily News columnist John Smallwood: “DESEAN JACKSON needs to walk on the side of caution. This is a time when he needs to put his football instincts aside. He can’t base the decision he must [More…]

Eagles’ Sims fined $50,000 for hit

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Nov 042010
Eagles' Sims fined $50,000 for hit

November 4 Philadelphia Inquirer: “Ernie Sims was fined $50,000 on Wednesday for what the NFL deemed an illegal hit in the Titans game. However, the fine was not for the blow that many had speculated would draw the league’s attention. The Eagles linebacker was fined for “unnecessarily striking a defenseless receiver in the neck and [More…]

Eagles’ Hobbs has hip flexor strain

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Nov 042010
Eagles' Hobbs has hip flexor strain

November 4 Philadelphia Daily News: “As usual, the tape didn’t lie. Lots of people who rewound the fourth-quarter disaster that became a 37-19 Eagles loss at Tennessee on Oct. 24 came away convinced something was wrong with cornerback Ellis Hobbs, the man primarily responsible for Titans wideout Kenny Britt catching four fourth-quarter passes for 159 [More…]

Nov 042010
Collins cries foul about lack of Sixers free throws

November 4 Philadelphia Daily News: “THERE REALLY hasn’t been any offensive consistency so far when it comes to the 76ers, and when you look at the numbers, a lot of them are topsy-turvy. Consider: * Their leading scorer, at 19.8 points a game going into last night’s win over Indiana Pacers, was Lou Williams, a [More…]