Nov 202010
 
Late surge lifts Nittany Lions over Indiana

November 20 Philadelphia Inquirer: LANDOVER, Md. – It has been a constant demand of Joe Paterno throughout Penn State’s up-and-down 2010 football season, the need to get game-changing plays from the special teams and defense. Late in the third quarter Saturday, with the sputtering Nittany Lions locked in a tie with Big Ten cellar-dweller Indiana [More…]

Nov 202010
 
Villanova keeps football playoff hopes alive with OT win against Delaware

November 20 Philadelphia Inquirer: NEWARK, Del. – After Villanova’s recent two-game skid, the popular belief was the Delaware Blue Hens would defeat their archrival Wildcats. That led to the belief that Villanova, the defending Football Championship Subdivision champion, wouldn’t advance to this season’s playoffs. Oh, really? The 15th-ranked Wildcats destroyed a few beliefs here in [More…]

Nov 202010
 
Phillies set 40-man roster, announce spring training invitees

November 20 Philadelphia Daily News: “This spring, the Phillies will get a close look at several minor leaguers who have played their way onto the organizational radar. Top relief prospect Justin DeFratus, first baseman Matthew Rizzotti and second baseman Harold Garcia were three of five players named to the 40-man roster yesterday. DeFratus, a hard-throwing [More…]

Nov 202010
 
Eagles Runaround: 11.20.10; Cole or Jean-Gilles, Offensive Line, more...

November 20: Philadelphia Eagles news and stories from around the web… Reid not tipping right guard November 20 Camden Courier-Post: “Who’s starting at right guard for the Eagles Sunday against the Giants? Eagles coach Andy Reid knows, but he wasn’t in the sharing mood Friday afternoon when asked if Max Jean-Gilles or Nick Cole would [More…]

Nov 202010
 
Flyers Runaround: 11.20.10; Leighton to Phantoms, penalties, more...

November 20: Philadelphia Flyers news and stories from around the web… Holmgren says Leighton will go to Phantoms November 20 Camden Courier-Post: “Michael Leighton (Oct. 11 back surgery) rotated in and out of the net at Friday’s practice and said he’s been medically cleared to take shots. Flyers general manager Paul Holmgren said players on [More…]

Nov 202010
 
Sixers Runaround: 11.20.10; Iguodala, the bench, Iverson, more...

November 20: Philadelphia 76ers news and stories from around the web… Without Iguodala, Sixers losing turnover battle November 20 Philadelphia Inquirer: “The absence of Andre Iguodala has had a significant impact on the 76ers’ defense, and it’s showing up in the turnover margin. Iguodala missed his fifth game out of the last seven Friday because [More…]

Nov 202010
 
Hawes, Speights spark Sixers to victory over Bucks

November 20 Philadelphia Daily News: “WHEN THINGS IN LIFE aren’t going well in one area, sometimes it’s good to get away and concentrate on something else. Same thing in sports. Nothing has gone well for Sixers center Spencer Hawes lately. His offense has been pretty much nonexistent and his inability to defend has kept him [More…]