Feb 022011
 
Eagles hire offensive line coach Juan Castillo as Defensive Coordinator

By Justin Adkins: Well, it’s safe to say no one saw this one coming.  The Eagles have hired Juan Castillo as their new defensive coordinator. Castillo has been the Eagles offensive line coach for the past 13 seasons. Offensive. Line. When news first broke it was assumed to be yet another joke being made at the Eagles expense.  [More…]

Feb 022011
 
Phillies pitching prospect Biddle ready for 'longest season of his life'

February 2 Philadelphia Inquirer: “A 19-year-old athlete with seven-figure bonus money in his bank account isn’t always the most self-aware of individuals. But Jesse Biddle knows exactly what is in store for him as he enters his first full season of professional baseball. “This is going to be the longest season of my life,” the [More…]

Feb 022011
 
Eagles Runaround: 02.02.11; Woods interviewed, Deion talking smack, more…

February 2: Philadelphia Eagles news and stories from around the web… Vikings’ Woods interviews for Eagles job February 2 Minneapolis Star Tribune: “Vikings defensive backs coach Joe Woods interviewed for the Eagles defensive coordinator’s job, according to NFL sources. Philadelphia is looking to replace Sean McDermott. Woods has spent the past five seasons with the [More…]

Flyers shut out by Tampa Bay

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Feb 022011
 
Flyers shut out by Tampa Bay

February 2 Philadelphia Inquirer: “In-season breaks don’t agree with the Flyers. On Tuesday, playing their first game in seven nights because of the all-star break, the Flyers resumed their Unfinished Business Tour, and, well, looked as if they were still on vacation in the opening minutes. Ex-Flyers Simon Gagne and Steve Downie played a role [More…]

Holiday chosen for Rookie Challenge

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Feb 022011
 
Holiday chosen for Rookie Challenge

February 2 Philadelphia Inquirer: “Jrue Holiday has made some fourth-quarter mistakes. Just ask him. He’s definitely the player with the most upside, a youngster who’ll soon be confident and savvy, but as of this moment he knows he’s making some late-game errors as the 20-year-old point guard for the 76ers. Holiday was asked what he [More…]