Amaro’s Poker Game

 Posted by at 10:15 pm
Dec 132010
 
Amaro's Poker Game

By Tony Fryckberg: 72,193-to-1. Those are the odds in poker of drawing a straight flush. A straight flush is the only hand in poker that can beat four aces. Ruben Amaro has pocket aces, the third ace fell on the turn, and now it’s time for the river card–and he’s all in. The dealer? A [More…]

Dec 132010
 
RUMOR: Phillies still pursuing Cliff Lee

By Justin Adkins: Today, Twitter was buzzing with rumors that a “mystery” team was pursuing free agent ace Cliff Lee.  It was then reported that this so-called team was offering less years, but it was a place that Lee “loved”. It wasn’t a stretch to speculate that this meant the team going after Lee was the [More…]

Dec 132010
 
Cowboys crying about DeSean Jackson's TD-scoring antics

By Justin Adkins: Eagles wide receiver DeSean Jackson’s amazing 91-yard catch-and-run touchdown had to hurt.  His laugh-out-loud quality “celebration” as he went into the endzone probably hurt more. And the Dallas Cowboys are predictably shedding tears over it. “It was disrespectful,” said Cowboys cornerback Mike Jenkins. “He knew he was going to score. That’s him.” [More…]

Dec 132010
 
Stewart Bradley has dislocated elbow; Brandon Graham has torn ACL

By Justin Adkins: Yes, the Eagles beat the hated Cowboys Sunday night.  Yes, the Eagles are 9-4 and dominating.  But the victory feels almost as bittersweet as the Eagles winning with Jeff Garcia felt to Mama McNabb. Middle linebacker Stewart Bradley has suffered a dislocated elbow and rookie defensive end Brandon Graham tore his ACL.  Bradley’s [More…]

Dec 132010
 
Sixers Runaround: 12.13.10; Brackins, Iguodala, more...

December 13: Philadelphia 76ers news and stories from around the web… Collins thinks Iguodala starting to “hit his stride” for 76ers December 13 Philadelphia Inquirer: “After Sunday’s 88-70 win over the New Orleans Hornets, 76ers coach Doug Collins praised the effort of Andre Iguodala, not just for 16 points, 10 rebounds, and 5 assists, but [More…]

Dec 132010
 
Sixers cut through stingless New Orleans Hornets

December 13 Philadelphia Daily News: “THE NEW ORLEANS Hornets started the season as one of the hottest teams in the NBA, winners of 11 of their first 12 games. Since then, they’ve been mediocre. Yesterday, against the 76ers at the Wells Fargo Center, they were downright putrid. The Hornets converted just one of 21 shots [More…]

Dec 132010
 
Flyers' Shelley suspended for two games

December 13 Philadelphia Inquirer: “The Flyers’ Jody Shelley has been suspended for two games by the NHL for his inadvertent hit on Adam McQuaid in the second period Saturday against Boston. Shelley had a conference call with NHL officials this morning. Shelley was chasing down a puck deep in the Boston zone to negate an [More…]

Eagles storm past Cowboys

 Posted by at 1:11 am
Dec 132010
 
Eagles storm past Cowboys

December 13 Philadelphia Inquirer: ARLINGTON, Texas – DeSean Jackson spent the last week playfully debating Jeremy Maclin and LeSean McCoy over who is the fastest Eagle. That question remains unresolved, but Jackson at least showed he is faster than anyone on the Cowboys’ defense. All the evidence needed came on Jackson’s scintillating 91-yard fourth quarter [More…]