Aug 042011
 
Phillies Minor Leagues: Best of what's left after Hunter Pence trade - Position players edition

On Friday, the Phillies completed their fourth high profile trade over the last three seasons. Ruben Amaro can’t help but get whichever big name is available, but this time, it wasn’t a starting pitcher. Hunter Pence was added to the outfield from Houston in yet another deal with Ed Wade. This was the third significant [More…]

Aug 042011
 
Rosado, Collins to meet for PA Junior Middleweight Title 9/9 in Philly

Philadelphia, PA—Junior middleweights King Gabriel Rosado, of Philadelphia, PA, and Keenan Collins, of Reading, PA, meet for the vacant Pennsylvania State Junior Middleweight Title in a scheduled 10-round contest Friday evening, Sept. 9, at the Asylum Arena, 7 West Ritner Street. The Rosado-Collins championship bout, which tops a seven-fight card, will be televised live by [More…]

Aug 042011
 
Phillies Runaround: Sweep Rockies; Oswalt back Sunday; Lidge looks good...

Philadelphia Phillies news, rumors, and stories from around the web.  Click titles for complete articles… Phillies sweep Rockies, head for Giant rematch August 4 CSN Philly columnist: Jim Salisbury Ryan Madson was excused from Wednesday’s game to be with his wife as she prepared to give birth in Los Angeles. The Phillies kept this news under [More…]

Aug 042011
 
Eagles Runaround: Reid responds to Ryan; Ryan Harris; Watkins; Ronnie Brown; more...

Philadelphia Eagles news, rumors, and stories from around the web.  Click titles for complete articles… Andy Reid jokes about Rob Ryan’s comments regarding the Eagles August 4 Dallas Morning News Cowboys defensive coordinator Rob Ryan made a bold statement regarding the rival Philadelphia Eagles following practice on Monday.  Eagles coach Andy Reid addressed Ryan’s comments [More…]

Aug 042011
 
Victor Abiamiri may have torn ACL or ruptured achilles; Ricky Sapp leaves team

After setting the world on fire with a Madden-style spending spree, reality is biting back a bit for the Eagles.  As if dealing with the tragic Mike Patterson seizure situation yesterday wasn’t enough, regular old football injuries and other drama are starting to hit. Hard luck defensive end/tackle Victor Abiamiri is in a walking boot [More…]

Aug 042011
 
Mike Patterson seizure update isn't good: may have condition in brain called AVM

Despite the pretty scary looking scene involving Mike Patterson’s seizure yesterday morning, the assumption was that he was just dehydrated and would be fine and back on the field shortly.  Unfortunately, while he should still recover, it’s nowhere near that simple. According to Eagles head trainer Rick Burkholder, Patterson could have arteriovenous malformation, or AVM, [More…]

Aug 042011
 
Roy Halladay is the most popular player in baseball; Utley, Lee, Howard in Top 10

Top-whatever lists are generally tedious and mind-numbing, usually only serving to create barely tepid conversation in the absence of anything else interesting going on.  It’s whys ports specialty stations like the NFL and MLB Networks go list-crazy during the offseason. But when the Phillies dominate a national list based on popularity, it’s hard not to [More…]