Happy Birthday Harry Kalas

 Posted by at 5:22 pm
Mar 262011
 
Happy Birthday Harry Kalas

By Justin Adkins: The late, great Harry Kalas would have been 75 years old today.  Still hard to believe he’s gone.  Phillies broadcasts are obviously not the same, but it goes beyond that.  His voice is so ingrained in the collective consciousness of Phillies fandom that even now it still doesn’t seem real that he’s gone.  [More…]

Mar 262011
 
Phillies set bullpen, option Mathieson and Zagurski to minors

By Justin Adkins: The Phillies have put the finishing touches on a bullpen they likely hope the Four Horsemen will prevent them from really needing. Today the team optioned relievers Scott Mathieson and the hefty lefty Mike Zagurski back to the minors, so aside from a trade,  free agent signing, or waiver-wire claim, the 2011 bullpen [More…]

Mar 262011
 
Eagles awarded two compensatory picks for 2011 NFL Draft

By Justin Adkins: Every year, NFL teams are awarded up to four compensatory picks based on net free agent losses from the year before.  This year, the Eagles are one of those teams, gaining two seventh-round selections, picks 236 and 239 overall.  Compensatory picks are always at the end of the actual round they fall in, [More…]

Mar 262011
 
Rollins, Blanton team up to take down Braves

March 25 phillies.com: CLEARWATER, Fla. — Opening Day is just six days away for the Phillies, who are entering the 2011 season with high expectations and who will need everybody to contribute offensively with Chase Utley opening the season on the disabled list because of chronic knee pain. Jimmy Rollins, one of those players expected [More…]

Sixers see stars

 Posted by at 6:00 am
Mar 262011
 
Sixers see stars

March 26 Camden Courier-Post: “One huge run got the Miami Heat back into the game. A second one put it away. And a historic stat line from Dwyane Wade certainly didn’t hurt the cause either. Wade finished with 39 points, 11 rebounds, eight assists and five blocks — an effort matched only by Shaquille O’Neal [More…]