Aug 292011
 
Check out the Phillies Wives' Pro-Pack Online Charity Auction

The Phillies Wives charity organization is currently running an online auction via the team’s website, with proceeds benefiting Prevent Child Abuse Pennsylvania. Some pretty cool stuff is available, like a Chase Utley Pro-Pack that includes the following: Autographed Action Figurine. Autographed Cookbook. Autographed Photo Card. Autographed Ladies Night Print. Autographed Phillies Tote. Autographed Bat There’s also a [More…]

Aug 292011
 
Eagles release four more to get down to 81

The Eagles have announced the release of safety Jamar Wall, wide receiver Gerald Jones, tight end Martell Webb, and offensive tackle Spencer Johnson.  None of these players had any shot of making the team. The Eagles need to get to 80 players by Tuesday and the final roster by September 3.  Not surprisingly, our 53-man [More…]

Aug 292011
 
Phillies activate Cole Hamels from disabled list; will start tonight

Almost a week ago to the day an extremely rare earthquake shook the East coast.  That same day, Phillies ace Cole Hamels was placed on the disabled list with a sore, tired shoulder.   And now today, in the aftermath of Hurricane Irene, the sun is shining and Hamels has been activated and will pitch tonight. All is [More…]

Aug 292011
 
College Football Runaround: Penn State, Temple getting ready

Local college football news, rumors, and stories from around the web.  Click titles for complete articles… Penn State’s Mauti says he still has a long way to go August 29 Philly.com Penn State linebacker Michael Mauti has received a lot of national accolades before even hitting an opponent with malice in the 2011 football season. [More…]

Aug 282011
 
Phillies make It Gets Better video, show again why they're awesome

Huge congrats to the Phillies, who have joined the half dozen or so other pro sports teams that have produced an It Gets Better video.  The organization and message are designed to help inspire hope in young people who are bullied or treated differently simply because of their sexuality. In a time where some think [More…]

Aug 282011
 
Projecting the Eagles final 53-man roster: Defense and Special Teams

We posted earlier our roster projections for the Eagles offense.  Now we’ll look at the defense and special teams. DEFENSE DEFENSIVE END  (5) Starters:  Trent Cole, Jason Babin Backups:  Juqua Parker, Darryl Tapp, Phillip Hunt Trent Cole will continue to be an elite yet under-rated player (ask him) on one side, and free agent acquisition [More…]

Aug 282011
 
Projecting the Eagles final 53-man roster: Offense

For NFL teams like the Eagles, the third preseason game is the cliched dress rehearsal for the regular season, with the starters seeing the most playing time they will get before opening day.  Teams use this game to evaluate key position battles at starting spots as well as to determine their top reserves. The final [More…]

Aug 282011
 
Phillies Minor League Wrap-Up: 8/20-8/26

Lehigh Valley IronPigs (75-60, 2nd in IL North) With a 3-4 week, the IronPigs lost their hold on first place, and teams are gaining on them in the wild card. The Gwinnett Braves are just two games back, and the IronPigs will have to earn their spot over the final games of the season. The [More…]