Dec 312010
 
Eagles Runaround: 12.31.10; Kolb starting, Burgess cut, Clark, McCray signed, more...

December 31: Philadelphia Eagles news and stories from around the web… Kolb prepares for likely start December 31 Camden Courier-Post: “Eagles quarterback Michael Vick is going to the Pro Bowl. Kevin Kolb? Well, he’s probably going to start a meaningless game Sunday. That wasn’t the plan when Donovan McNabb was traded in the spring and [More...]

Dec 312010
 
Flyers give Leighton support in 7-4 win over Kings

December 31 Philadelphia Inquirer: “Goalie Michael Leighton’s return was upstaged by the Flyers’ new-look offense Thursday night. With his team in a funk, coach Peter Laviolette changed his three top lines and it keyed the Flyers‘ 7-4 win over the Los Angeles Kings at the sold-out Staples Center. Captain Mike Richards collected four points – [More...]

Dec 312010
 
2010--What a Difference a Year Makes

By Tony Fryckberg: 2010 was a banner year for Philadelphia sports. No championships, but if a city had a better year without winning one, I’d like to hear about it. A year ago, we were all bitching because that idiot Ruben Amaro Jr. traded away our beloved Cliff Lee for Philippe Aumont and 2 autographed [More...]

Dec 302010
 
Eagles Runaround: 12.30.10; Carlson calls for Vick execution, more...

December 30: Philadelphia Eagles news and stories from around the web… Tucker Carlson calls for Vick to be ‘executed’ December 29 Philadelphia Inquirer: “Well, Michael Vick now has even more in common with Donovan McNabb than just his old job under his former coach. Just as McNabb was frequently blindsided by off-the-wall attacks (Rush Limbaugh, [More...]

Dec 302010
 
Flyers recall Gustafsson to replace Timonen

December 30 Camden Courier-Post: “The Philadelphia Flyers announced today that they have recalled 5-10, 180-pound defenseman Erik Gustafsson from their American Hockey League affiliate, the Adirondack Phantoms, on emergency conditions, according to general manager Paul Holmgren. It is the first NHL call-up for Gustafsson, who will be available for tomorrow’s game against the Los Angeles [More...]

Dec 302010
 
Turner's strong game helps Sixers beat Suns

December 30 Philadelphia Daily News: “Doug Collins and Phoenix Suns coach Alvin Gentry have a long history together, both on and off the basketball court. Collins had said before last night’s 76ers-Suns game that winning against Gentry isn’t all that great because you don’t like to see a friend lose a game. He lied. During [More...]

Vikings plow Eagles in delayed game

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Dec 292010
 
Vikings plow Eagles in delayed game

December 29 Philadelphia Daily News: “Having clinched a playoff berth and won the NFC East Sunday without playing, the Eagles tried to employ the same strategy in their matchup last night with the down-and-out, previously 5-9 Minnesota Vikings. The result was a 24-14 Vikings victory, probably the worst game the Birds have played this season, [More...]

Dec 282010
 
Eagles' Vick, DeSean, Peters, Asante, Akers make the Pro Bowl

By Justin Adkins: The Eagles will be well represented in this year’s Pro Bowl.  The following Birds players were selected: QB Michael Vick WR DeSean Jackson LT Jason Peters CB Asante Samuel K David Akers In addition, the Eagles had RB LeSean McCoy, LG Todd Herremans, and DE Trent Cole as 1st alternates, with SS [More...]