Jul 272011
 
Jason Babin to Eagles rumors heating up

The Eagles need a defensive end — badly — and one of the most popular rumors in the lead up to free agency has been the possible return of Jason Babin.  It wasn’t a real stretch of a rumor, of course.  Babin has said publicly he wouldn’t mind playing again for the Eagles and their new [More…]

Jul 272011
 
Joe Blanton could be done for the season with nerve damage in elbow

As suspected, Joe Blanton has nerve damage in his elbow.  This was the conclusion determined by Phillies team doctors after they examined Blanton on Tuesday, per csnphilly’s Jim Salisbury. Phillies general manager Ruben Amaro Jr. said Blanton likely won’t start another game this season, with a best case scenario being a late bullpen addition. Amaro said [More…]

Jul 272011
 

Many people expected Kevin Kolb to have been traded to the Arizona Cardinals by now.  But it’s Wednesday evening and he’s still an Eagle.  Various reports say to expect no deal tonight, either.  But a deal is expected soon, possibly as early as Thursday morning. The latest rumor has the Cardinals willing to trade cornerback Dominique [More…]

Jul 272011
 
Former Flyers captain Mike Richards responds to Dry Island story

Mike Richards didn’t speak to Dan Gross regarding the story Gross wrote on the Dry Island drama, which described in detail Flyers head coach Peter Laviolette’s no drinking policy, the assertion that Richards and Jeff Carter refused to be a part of it, and the contention from teammates that concern about their partying lifestyle led to the trades. [More…]

Jul 272011
 
Phillies Runaround: Worley tosses first career complete game; more...

Philadelphia Phillies news, rumors, and stories from around the web.  Click titles for complete articles… Homers back Worley’s first complete game July 27 phillies.com PHILADELPHIA — Vance Worley pitched a career-high eight innings in the suffocating heat and humidity last week at Wrigley Field, and nobody wanted to see how he responded in his next [More…]

Jul 272011
 
Eagles positional analysis and free agency outlook: Linebacker

So far we’ve looked at the Eagles situation at defensive end and defensive tackle, and it’s not been that encouraging.  Now, looking at linebacker, it’s starting to get downright depressing. Here’s how the Eagles look as of now: [UPDATE] As this was being written the story came out that the Eagles would not bring back [More…]

Jul 272011
 
BAM on Boxing: Ex-Fighters Switch Roles

Boxing becomes a lifestyle.  Once someone gets the bug, it takes over their life.  Nothing else seems to matter.  The passion behind the sport is more important than anything else.  Fighters, managers, promoters, cut-men, trainers and even boxing writers develop a connection. People involved with boxing tend to start in one place and move to [More…]