Jul 302011
 
Phillies Runaround: Smack Pirates; Pence trade; Polanco back soon; more...

Philadelphia Phillies news, rumors, and stories from around the web.  Click titles for complete articles… Phillies power way to victory over Pirates July 30 CSN Philly With all that was going on around Citizens Bank Park on Friday night, it was almost too difficult to pay attention to the action on the field. What, with [More…]

Jul 302011
 
Eagles sign Nnamdi Asomugha and Vince Young; Asante on the trade block?

With Asomugha and DRC brought in, is Asante Samuel on the trade block? With the Eagles, the fun actually got going on Thursday when the team consummated the long rumored signing of defensive end Jason Babin and the Kevin Kolb-to-the-Cardinals trade, acquiring a young cornerback in Dominique Rodgers-Cromartie who is just a slight upgrade over the now-thankfully [More…]

Jul 302011
 

As with every fight card, next week’s Thursday Night Fights 2 lineup has changed.  Unfortunately, the previously announced Wilson Reis vs Farkhad Sharipov fight has been scratched.  But, Locked in the Cage has put together a 14 fight card featuring 4 compelling professional bouts, including a new high quality main event. Now at the top [More…]

Jul 292011
 
Phillies Trade Rumors: Phillies and Astros working towards deal for Hunter Pence

UPDATE 4:  Deal is done.  Phillies get Hunter Pence in trade with Astros for minor league prospects pitcher Jarred Cosart and first baseman Jonathan Singleton and two players to be named later, said to be lesser prospects.  Pence pulled from Astros game, getting hugs.  Singleton pulled from game in Clearwater.  Great job, Rube. UPDATE 3:  Rosenthal tweets [More…]

Jul 292011
 
Eagles sign free agent TE Donald Lee, WR Johnnie Lee Higgins

Not satisfied with shocking the world with the signing of cornerback Nnamdi Asomugha, the Eagles also made a couple sliiiiightly smaller moves today. Signed along with Asomugha are former Packers tight end Donald Lee and former Raiders wide receiver Johnnie Lee Higgins. Both are likely camp competition at best.  Lee will push Clay Harbor, making sure the [More…]

Jul 292011
 
Eagles sign cornerback Nnamdi Asomugha

Holy crap.  The Eagles traded Kevin Kolb for a nickel back.  Newly acquired corner Dominique Rodgers-Cromartie just moved out of the starting lineup because the Eagles have signed free agent cornerback Nnamdi Asomugha.  The Eagles have signed free agent cornerback Nnamdi Asomugha! It was first reported by Schefter or Glazer, not sure which, but everyone knows [More…]

Jul 292011
 
Phillies Trade Rumors: Hunter Pence, Domonic Brown, the Astros, and the Yankees?

OK, things are starting to get a little cracy.  Jayson Stark of ESPN is reporting that the Phillies are willing to trade Domonic Brown to the Astros for Hunter Pence.  That in itself is surprising since it makes no sense to trade Brown, the Phillies most prized prospect with tons of upside.  Without him the [More…]

Jul 292011
 
Phillies Trade Rumors: Hunter Pence heating up; Carlos Quentin a possibility?

With the MLB trade deadline a couple days away, the Phillies as a subject are leading the charge when it comes to trade rumors.  Will they trade for that right handed bat that’s desperately needed?  If so, will they have to include prized prospect Domonic Brown in the deal?  Carlos Beltran is now a Giant, [More…]