Sep 042011
 
Eagles claim OG Kyle DeVan, cut DT Cedric Thornton; begin to set practice squad

The NFL is a tough business.  Undrafted rookie defensive tackle Cedric Thornton just had that reality smack him directly in the face. Yesterday, Thornton survived the last cut down day, surprisingly making the Eagles “final” 53-man roster.  Today, he was cut in favor of former Indianapolis Colts guard Kyle DeVan.  Ouch. The Eagles always seem [More…]

Sep 042011
 
Phillies Runaround: Killed by Marlins long balls; Blanton throws rehab inning; more...

Philadelphia Phillies news, rumors, and stories from around the web.  Click titles for complete articles… Herndon, Phillies’ bullpen blows game vs. Marlins September 4 CSN Philly David Herndon’s streak of 13 straight scoreless appearances came to an end Saturday and as a result so did the Phillies‘ five-game winning streak.  Pitching for the first time [More…]

Sep 042011
 
Phillies' 2011 Arizona Fall League Participants

Earlier this week, the Phillies announced their seven participants in the Arizona Fall League. Six will be on the Scottsdale Scorpions full time, and one will be on the “taxi squad” which means they’ll practice with the team every day and be able to play during Wednesday and Saturday games. The AFL has roster eligibility [More…]

Sep 042011
 
BAM on Boxing: Gyms and Trainers; The Opponent

Gyms and Trainers Did you ever go into a boxing gym and it was hummin’?   When you walk into one that is popping with activity you can cut the atmosphere with a knife.  All kinds of people are around when the gym is busy–young kids, teenagers, men and women.  Many of them are trying to [More…]