Nov 082010
 
Flyers sign Giroux to three-year deal

November 8 Philadelphia Inquirer: Give Paul Holmgren credit. The Flyers‘ GM moved swiftly and signed superstar-in-the-making Claude Giroux to a lucrative contract _ but one that won’t break the bank. Giroux, a 22-year-old center who leads the Flyers with seven goals and 14 points, signed a three-year deal Monday for $11.25 million. That’s an average cap hit of [More…]

Nov 082010
 
Phillies quiet so far in free agency, despite Werth situation, bullpen needs

November 8 Philadelphia Daily News: “Football is said to be a game of controlled aggression, but the same label applies to the modus operandi of Ruben Amaro Jr. in each of the last two baseball offseasons, moving swiftly to fill his most glaring needs instead of waiting for the market to unfold. The results: Raul [More…]

Nov 082010
 
Eagles Runaround: 11.08.10; beat Colts, injuries, Patterson, more...

November 8: Philadelphia Eagles news and stories from around the web… A little dynamite (DeSean) ignites the Eagles November 8 Philadelphia Daily News: “This game of giants changes remarkably when one of its littlest threats takes the field. DeSean Jackson yesterday returned from a concussion and, with a special helmet hopefully designed to lessen the [More…]

Nov 082010
 
Flyers Runaround: 11.08.10; Caps loss, Van Riemsdyk, Nodl, more...

November 8: Philadelphia Flyers news and stories from around the web… Bobrovsky steady, but Flyers fall November 8 Camden Courier-Post: “No one would have questioned Peter Laviolette if he had given rookie goaltender Sergei Bobrovsky a rest against Alex Ovechkin and the Washington Capitals Sunday night in the nation’s capital. After all, the 22-year-old Russian [More…]

Nov 082010
 
Flyers lose in overtime, but now Capitals know about 'Bob'

November 8 Philadelphia Daily News: “Less than 2 months ago, the Flyers got their first glimpse at the unheralded and largely unknown Sergei Bobrovsky in a meaningless scrimmage between their rookies and the Capitals’ rookies in suburban Washington. There was no Alex Ovechkin, no Alex Semin – and no other breathtaking Russians. Last night, playing [More…]

76ers encouraged by win over Knicks

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Nov 082010
 
76ers encouraged by win over Knicks

November 8 Philadelphia Inquirer: NEW YORK – Concealing emotion would have been useless. At the final buzzer of Sunday afternoon’s 106-96 victory over the New York Knicks, 76ers coach Doug Collins smiled broadly before walking to shake the hand of Knicks coach Mike D’Antoni. For the Sixers this season, wins have been as slippery as [More…]

Nov 082010
 
The Crow's Nest: The Market Has Opened

By Barry Jeffrey Jr.: The clock struck midnight last night, officially beginning the free agency period in baseball.  Nothing happened.  No players signed any deals, no big news, just the usual hot stove rumors.  Baseball’s market opening is a direct antithesis of the NFL’s.  In the NFL when the free agency period begins you usually [More…]