Aug 262011
 
Checking In On Former Phillies

In the Phillies’ recent run of success, they’ve been buyers at the trade deadline and for good reason. Contenders should always try and bolster their World Series chances when they have an opportunity, and they’ve done just that. This is different from the first half of the decade when they were frequently in the gray [More…]

Aug 262011
 
Eagles cut 4 to trim roster to 86

The Eagles have cut defensive tackle Marlon Favorite, running back Derrick Locke, linebacker Brandon Peguese and wide receiver Terrance Turner. It’s a nice gesture to these players as it gives them a jump on catching on with another team.  The Eagles, like the rest of the NFL, must get their rosters down from 90 to [More…]

Aug 262011
 
Eagles RT Ryan Harris has herniated disc in back, needs surgery

When the Eagles signed former Broncos right tackle Ryan Harris, there was a real sense that he would be the starter come Week 1 — assuming he was healthy. That assumption has turned out to be a bad one. Derrick Gunn of CSN is reporting that according to two league sources Harris has a herniated [More…]

Aug 262011
 
BAM on Boxing: Boxing’s Demon, The Pull-out Fighter

A decade ago contracts in boxing did not mean as much as they do now.  You could locate a fighter the day of the fight and have him fight that same night.  Not only did the commission allow it, but also pre-fight medical exams were not as intense as they are now, there were more [More…]

Aug 262011
 
Eagles look good, bad, against Browns

With the starters only playing the first half as opposed to three quarters, it wasn’t the full dress rehearsal this game was supposed to be.  But in those couple quarters, the Eagles first line unit played fairly well against a Cleveland Browns team depleted by injury and really, talent. And while some things went well, [More…]

Aug 262011
 
Phillies move Sunday's game vs Marlins to Saturday due to Hurricane Irene - UPDATED

The Phillies game scheduled for Sunday, August 28 against the Florida Marlins has been moved to Saturday as part of a day-night doubleheader.  Thanks a lot, Irene. The game was pushed back to 1:05pm, with Saturday night’s game still scheduled for 7:05pm.  Anyone with tickets to the Sunday game can use them Saturday during the [More…]