Jan 092011
 
Eagles end season with loss to Packers

January 9 Philadelphia Inquirer: The Eagles‘ magic ran out. Needing a touchdown to win late in the game, Michael Vick forced a pass in to Riley Cooper, but it was intercepted in the end zone by Tramon Williams with 33 seconds remaining in the game, ending the Eagles season. The defensive struggles in the red [More…]

Jan 092011
 
Schefter: Eagles want two 1st round picks, more for QB Kevin Kolb

By Justin Adkins: On today’s Sunday NFL Countdown, ESPN’s Adam Schefter said that the Eagles have set their asking price for quarterback Kevin Kolb — and it isn’t low. “The only way the Eagles deal Kevin Kolb is for two first-round picks, minimum,” Schefter said. Wow. I really like Kolb and was disappointed he lost the [More…]

Jan 092011
 
Phillies designate LHP Sergio Escalona for assignment

By Justin Adkins: When the Phillies re-signed reliever JC Romero to a 1-year, $1.35 million contract, they needed to make a corresponding subtraction from the existing 40-man roster. They have now done so. To make room for Romero, the Phillies have designated left-handed reliever Sergio Escalona for assignment. Escalona first played for the big club [More…]

Jan 092011
 
Van Riemsdyk's goal starts Flyers on way to win over Devils

January 9 Philadelphia Inquirer: “James van Riemsdyk wasn’t about to reflect on how he went from a forward who couldn’t slide a puck into an unprotected net with his glove to one who recently has become one of the most productive on the Flyers. Why not just keep on rolling and not bother to give [More…]

Jan 092011
 
Sixers collapse late, lose in overtime

January 9 Philadelphia Inquirer: “This game unraveled like a yo-yo, and no matter how frantically the 76ers pulled back, it wouldn’t return to them. First, it was one missed free throw, then another, then a spinning three-pointer by the Detroit Pistons, and finally eight unanswered points to start overtime. The 76ers are no strangers to [More…]