Jan 152011
 
Eagles fire defensive coordinator Sean McDermott

By Justin Adkins: Well that didn’t take long.  ESPN’s Chris Mortensen is reporting that the Eagles have fired defensive coordinator Sean McDermott. The Eagles defense has consistently underperformed since McDermott took over for the late Jim Johnson, especially with defending the red zone.  With the poor level of play the team has shown this move wouldn’t normally be [More…]

Jan 152011
 
Phillies re-sign Ben Francisco, avoid arbitration

By Justin Adkins: The Phillies announced they have agreed to terms with Ben Francisco, avoiding the salary arbitration process with the reserve outfielder. The deal is for 1 year, $1.175 million and includes performance incentives. “We are pleased to have come to terms with Benny,” said general manager Ruben Amaro Jr.  “Our goal in this process [More…]

Jan 152011
 
Briere breaks it open as Flyers beat Thrashers, 5-2

January 15 Philadelphia Inquirer: “Danny Briere continues to show the hockey world he was the best forward not selected for the All-Star Game. Briere scored with 7 minutes, 12 seconds remaining Friday night, sparking the Flyers to a 5-2 win over Atlanta at the sparsely filled Philips Arena. With the score tied, 2-2, Scott Hartnell’s [More…]

Jan 152011
 
Williams scores 25 as Sixers beat Bucks

January 15 Philadelphia Inquirer: “Lou Williams went from extremes, at times shooting over the shortest player in the NBA and at others having to navigate around 6-foot-6 John Salmons. His big shot over the bigger defender was the difference in the 76ers‘ 95-94 win over the Milwaukee Bucks on Friday night at the Wells Fargo [More…]