Apr 252011
 
Halladay spins another gem as Phillies sweep

April 25 Philly.com: “The Phillies capped their first four-game sweep in San Diego since 1979 with another stellar pitching performance. Roy Halladay tied his career high with 14 strikeouts and the Phillies got a one-pitch save from Antonio Bastardo in a 3-1 victory. Phillies pitchers allowed three runs in 38 innings in the four games. [More…]

Apr 252011
 
Phillies place Contreras on DL; call up Stutes

April 25 Philly.com: “The signs of Jose Contreras’ “rest” turning into a prolonged absence were there. Hours before the Phillies’ series finale at Petco Park, head athletic trainer Scott Sheridan stopped Rich Dubee behind home plate and the two had a brief conversation. Later, as the relievers walked to the bullpen in preparation for the [More…]

Resilient Flyers force a Game 7

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Apr 252011
 
Resilient Flyers force a Game 7

April 25 Camden Courier-Post: “Goalie Brian Boucher got his second chance. Chris Pronger’s presence provided an inspirational boost. And thanks to Ville Leino, the Philadelphia Flyers made this comeback stick against the Buffalo Sabres. On the brink of elimination, and with the Flyers enduring the latest in a string of goalie shuffles, Boucher stopped 24 [More…]

Apr 252011
 
Sixers' late heroics send series back to Miami

April 25 csnphilly.com: Lou Williams rebounded a Dwyane Wade miss and glanced quickly over to coach Doug Collins to see if he wanted a timeout. No way. Trailing by a point? Just a few second left in the game? Season on the line? Play on. “He just said, ‘Push it, push it,’ and see what [More…]

Apr 252011
 
Eagles could draft a big lineman first -- but on defense

April 24 Wilmington News Journal: “If you’re an Eagles fan and you’re wondering about their first-round pick Thursday night, start using unconventional wisdom. The obvious pick would be one of the four or five top-rated offensive tackles that fall to them at No. 23 or Jimmy Smith, the Colorado cornerback who made a visit to [More…]