Nov 152010
 
The Crow's Nest: The Meetings of the Minds

By Barry Jeffrey Jr.: This week is the annual post World Series General Managers meetings.  Ruben Amaro will be traveling down to Orlando to talk with his fellow GMs and MLB personnel about mostly off the field affairs such as the state of the game, arbitration, the next CBA, and suggested rules changes. Unlike previous [More…]

Nov 152010
 
Phillies Runaround: 11.15.10; Sandberg hired, Contreras re-signed, more...

November 15: Philadelphia Phillies news and stories from around the web… Phillies reach two-year deal with Contreras November 15 phillies.com: PHILADELPHIA — The Big Truck will be back in 2011. The Phillies and Jose Contreras agreed on Monday to a two-year, $5.5 million contract. The contract also includes a club option for 2013. Contreras, who will [More…]

Nov 152010
 
Eagles Runaround: 11.15.10; Former coaches pass, Cole, McNabb, more...

November 15: Philadelphia Eagles news and stories from around the web… Former Eagles assistants Iman, Carpenter die November 15 Philadelphia Daily News: “The Eagles announced the death of two former assistant coaches. Ken Iman, an offensive line coach from 1976 to ’86 under three head coaches, died Saturday at his home in Springfield. He was [More…]

Nov 152010
 
Flyers Runaround: 11.15.10; Possible Leino deal, Bobrovsky hot, more...

November 15: Philadelphia Flyers news and stories from around the web… Leino eyes deal as stock soars November 15 Camden Courier-Post: “The Flyers like to think of themselves as revolutionists, but do they really want to be the first team in NHL history to exceed the salary cap a year in advance? If Ville Leino [More…]

Nov 152010
 
Sixers Runaround: 11.15.10; Turner and Holiday schooled, more...

November 15: Philadelphia 76ers news and stories from around the web… Sixers’ young guns Holiday and Turner were schooled by Spurs stars Parker and Ginobili November 15 Philadelphia Inquirer: “On Saturday night, no duo was more outdueled than the 76ers’ starting backcourt. Second-year point guard Jrue Holiday and rookie Evan Turner, the Sixers’ young-gun starters, [More…]