Nov 242010
 
Phillies offer Werth salary arbitration

November 24 Philadelphia Inquirer: “It was a no-brainer for the Phillies to offer Jayson Werth arbitration on Tuesday. The decision on Chad Durbin left room for debate, but the team decided against risking a raise it was uncomfortable paying to the righthanded reliever. The decisions don’t affect the Phillies’ ability to negotiate with the two [More…]

Nov 242010
 
For Phillies, life after Werth looks risky

November 23 Philadelphia Daily News columnist Bill Conlin: “CHARLIE MANUEL calls Ryan Howard “The Big Piece.” It is now fairly certain free agent Jayson Werth will become “The Missing Piece.” And when the Phillies’ former rightfielder cashes in on whatever riches agent Scott Boras mines for him, there will be a gaping righthanded-hitting void in [More…]

Nov 242010
 
Eagles Runaround: 11.24.10; CB Hughes signed, dirty blocks, more...

November 24: Philadelphia Eagles news and stories from around the web… November 24 Philadelphia Daily News: Eagles sign Brandon Hughes off Giants’ practice squad November 24 Philadelphia Daily News: “With Ellis Hobbs put on injured reserve with a neck injury, the Eagles have signed cornerback Brandon Hughes off the Giants’ practice squad, a team spokesman [More…]

Nov 242010
 
Flyers Runaround: 11.24.10; Spectrum, 1st Place, Leino, Bobrovsky, more...

November 24: Philadelphia Flyers news and stories from around the web… For Flyers, Spectrum had lots of life and action November 24 Philadelphia Inquirer: “The Spectrum started to come down Tuesday afternoon, stirring memories from the Flyers‘ players and coaches who played in the venerable building. Defenseman Chris Pronger said the Spectrum had an “aura” [More…]

Nov 242010
 
Spectrum transcended its unremarkable structure

November 24 Philadelphia Inquirer columnist Bob Ford: “By 1 p.m. Tuesday, a good half-hour after an orange, four-ton wrecking ball began tapping the south side of the Spectrum – first gently, then grimly – the hole in this piece of Philadelphia sports history was still not much bigger than the ones Darryl Dawkins left in a [More…]

Nov 242010
 
For Sixers, another overtime loss to Wizards

November 24 Philadelphia Daily News: “No question Doug Collins wanted to travel south to the Verizon Center and erase his worst memory as the 76ers coach: His team’s overtime loss to the Washington Wizards at the beginning of this month. He succeeded in erasing it – supplanting it with an even worse memory. The Sixers [More…]