Jan 272011
 
DeSean Jackson out of Pro Bowl after tweaking knee

By Justin Adkins: The NFL have confirmed that Eagles wide receiver DeSean Jackson has pulled out of the Pro Bowl.  Jackson apparently tweaked his knee in practice.  It’s believed the injury isn’t serious and he’s dropping out for precautionary reasons. Since nobody cares about the Pro Bowl, this isn’t a huge loss for Eagles fans.  [More…]

Jan 272011
 
For Phillies, return of Rowand might be worth considering

January 27 Philadelphia Daily News columnist Paul Hagen: “A LOT OF TIME and energy have been spent this offseason debating how the Phillies plan to fill the rather large hole left by the departure of rightfielder Jayson Werth. Will Ben Francisco be the answer? A Francisco-Ross Gload platoon? Where does John Mayberry Jr. fit into all [More…]

Jan 272011
 
Speights boosts 76ers past Raptors, 107-94

January 27 Philadelphia Inquirer: “Marreese Speights packed a game’s worth of stats into just over 17 minutes of playing time. After watching his team struggle through a mediocre first quarter, 76ers coach Doug Collins inserted Speights and called for a play he’d seen on game film that worked against the Toronto Raptors. It worked again. [More…]