Dec 182010
 
McNabb Benching: Eagles Trade Compensation Impact

By Justin Adkins: The Washington Redskins announced yesterday that starting quarterback Donovan McNabb has been benched, with perennial underachiever Rex Grossman being handed the reins.  To add insult to injury, Redskins head coach Mike Shanahan has declared John Beck the new backup, relegating McNabb to 3rd-string status. That sound you hear is a sad note played [More…]

Dec 182010
 
Delaware Advances to FCS Championship with 27-10 Win over Georgia Southern

December 18 bluehens.com: NEWARK, Del. — The University of Delaware can once again give thanks to the Blue Hen defense. And this time the reward is a trip to Frisco, Tex. and a chance at yet another national football championship. The fifth-ranked Blue Hens took advantage of four Georgia Southern turnovers, including one at UD’s own [More…]

Dec 182010
 
Zherdev’s two goals lead Flyers to 4-1 victory over Rangers

December 18 Philadelphia Inquirer: Nikolay Zherdev scored two goals and Andreas Nodl and Ville Leino each added a goal as the Flyers extended their winning streak to five games in a 4-1 win over the Rangers Saturday at the Wells Fargo Center. The Flyers, who own the best record in the Eastern Conference, are 10-3-1 [More…]

Dec 182010
 
Villanova loses in FCS semifinal; Szczur hurt

December 18 Philadelphia Inquirer: CHENEY, Wash. – The defense rests.The defending Football Championship Series champion Villanova Wildcats are headed home following a 41-31 loss to Eastern Washington in a semifinal playoff game last night. Eastern Washington will play the winner of today’s Georgia Southern-Delaware game in the title game on Jan. 7 in Frisco, Texas. [More…]

No deal with Reyes for Phillies

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Dec 182010
 
No deal with Reyes for Phillies

December 18 Philadelphia Inquirer: “When asked about a contract agreement with lefthanded reliever Dennys Reyes on the final day of the winter meetings last week, Phillies general manager Ruben Amaro Jr. would not comment. The Phillies‘ policy is that no deal is done until the player has signed on the dotted line. In Reyes’ case, [More…]

Dec 182010
 
DeSean, Asante questionable; Dunlap expects to start

December 18 Philadelphia Inquirer: “DeSean Jackson and Asante Samuel are listed as questionable for Sunday’s game — though Jackson again hinted that he expects to play, saying, “I can’t let my troops go out there without me.” Both Pro Bowlers practiced in part for the Eagles on Friday, but were limited two days before their [More…]

Odom helps Lakers top 76ers 93-81

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Dec 182010
 
Odom helps Lakers top 76ers 93-81

December 18 Associated Press: PHILADELPHIA (AP)—Kobe Bryant’s pinky was sore, making it hard for him to shoot the basketball. “I kind of had to quarterback things a little bit more,” he said. He could have asked Michael Vick for advice on how to run an offense. Vick received a reception fit for a rock star [More…]