Mar 312011
 
Phillies Runaround 03.31.11: 25-man roster set, more...

March 31: Philadelphia Phillies news and stories from around the web.  Click title for complete article… Versatile Orr makes the team March 31 Camden Courier-Post: “After Wednesday’s spring finale, Pete Orr wasn’t quite sure what to do. He was one of two players still waiting to learn whether he had earned a roster spot, so [More…]

Mar 312011
 
Sixers defeat Rockets, near playoff clincher

March 31 Philly.com: “It’s as if there’s an unopened present, shimmering, in the middle of the 76ers’ locker room. And it’s as if that box’s contents – in this case an official invitation to the NBA playoffs – has consumed the team’s thoughts, words, and on-court execution. Click here for complete article… Click here to [More…]

Mar 302011
 
Phillies release Luis Castillo

By Justin Adkins: The tryout is over.  The Phillies announced today that second baseman Luis Castillo has been released.  Signed to a minor league contract last week in the wake of Chase Utley’s knee trouble, the 35 year-old former Met and Marlin apparently didn’t do enough to stick around. Not a surprise really considering his [More…]

Mar 302011
 
Flyers strike quickly to drop Penguins, increase lead

March 30 Philly.com: “It took just 47 seconds. But when it is all said and done, and the final chapter is written in this 82-game marathon, they may be the biggest 47 seconds of the Flyers’ 2010-11 regular season. That’s all the time it took for the Flyers to turn a 2-1 deficit into a [More…]

Mar 292011
 
Lidge out 3-6 weeks with strained rotator cuff; Contreras named closer

By Justin Adkins: The Phillies have announced that closer Brad Lidge will be out around 3-6 weeks as he recovers from a strained rotator cuff. Lidge has started the season on the disabled list in three of the past four seasons, and with the Phillies recent spate of injuries this really isn’t a big surprise.  But [More…]

Mar 292011
 
The new Sports Illustrated Phillies cover is fantastic

By Justin Adkins: That new Sport Illustrated Phillies cover?  Yeah, it’s awesome.  The newly acquired Cliff Lee sits front and center, highlighting the assemblage of aces (and Joey B) that will be forced to carry a heavy load this season.  Some have been arguing that the the best pitcher in baseball — Roy Halladay, of [More…]

Mar 292011
 
Phillies Runaround 03.29.11: Utley has no answers, more...

March 29: Philadelphia Phillies news and stories from around the web.  Click title for complete article… Utley: Many opinions, no definitive answers on ailing knee March 29 Philly.com: “Asked why the details of his rehabilitation program have been like a state secret, Chase Utley cracked a slight smile.  “I think you guys know me by [More…]

Sixers defeat Bulls, 97-85

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Mar 292011
 
Sixers defeat Bulls, 97-85

March 29 Philly.com: “Just after midnight on Monday morning, 76ers coach Doug Collins sent a text message to forward Thaddeus Young. Each was relaxing in the same Chicago hotel, preparing for that night’s game against the Bulls. Collins told Young he’d bounce back after his poor shooting performance against the Sacramento Kings. Click here for [More…]