Sixers come up short in Boston

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Dec 222010
 
Sixers come up short in Boston

December 22 Philadelphia Inquirer: BOSTON – The 76ers needed to beat a lot of things on Wednesday night: the explosive energy inside a sold-out TD Garden, the emotional impact of their embarrassing loss a night earlier, and, of course, the Boston Celtics themselves. While the Celtics hadn’t lost since last month, the Sixers were only [More…]

Dec 222010
 
Blanton talk could intensify once Pavano is off market

December 22 Foxsports.com: “Teams looking for starting pitching could do worse than Phillies right-hander Joe Blanton. In fact, Blanton isn’t all that dissimilar from free-agent right-hander Carl Pavano – but at 30, he is almost five years younger. The Phillies want to trade Blanton, who is owed $8.5 million in each of the next two [More…]

Dec 222010
 
Eagles Runaround: 12.22.10; Chaney and other rookies, DeSean, more...

December 22: Philadelphia Eagles news and stories from around the web… Few could have predicted how this Eagles season has turned out December 22 Philadelphia Inquirer columnist Bob Ford: “When the Eagles traded Donovan McNabb to the Redskins on Easter Sunday, turning the final page of a long chapter in team quarterbacking history, there was no [More…]

Dec 222010
 
Flyers hold skills competition before long break

December 22 Philadelphia Inquirer; “Less than 24 hours after their worst performance of the season, the Flyers were like giddy school kids ready to go on vacation. They were officially on their holiday break. The Flyers were looking past Monday’s 5-0 spanking by lowly Florida and ahead to four days off. They don’t practice again [More…]

Dec 222010
 
No holiday cheer for Sixers in bruising loss to Bulls

December 22 Philadelphia Daily News: “”In an NBA season, you are going to have clunkers,” said Sixers coach Doug Collins after last night’s game against the Chicago Bulls at the United Center. As far as clunkers go, this was the clunkiest. Chicago tore apart a Sixers team that had won eight of 11 going in, [More…]