Sep 072011
 
Eagles bench Danny Watkins; Kyle DeVan will start at right guard

As most teams are finalizing their preparations for the opening game of the season, the Eagles continue to make last minute tweaks.  Earlier they announced the contract extension of linebacker Akeem Jordan, then the re-signing of cornerback Joselio Hanson (that sound  you hear is an underpaid wide receiver pimp slapping his agent).  Now the team has [More…]

Sep 072011
 
Phillies Runaround: Beat Braves; Lee NL Pitcher of the Month; Chuck Lamar resigns; more...

Philadelphia Phillies news, rumors, and stories from around the web.  Click titles for complete articles… Phillies outlast rain, Braves for 90th victory September 7 CSN Philly It’s amazing what a victory can do for someone’s attitude.  Charlie Manuel was not all that happy as the rain fell Tuesday afternoon. Maybe it was because batting practice [More…]

Sep 072011
 
Eagles re-sign cornerback Joselio Hanson

Didn’t see this one coming.  Just a few days after releasing him, the Eagles have brought back Joselio Hanson, re-signing him to a two-year contract.  This per Twitter, et al. The Eagles chose to release Hanson on this past Saturday’s cut down day, likely after no one offered any type of draft pick for the [More…]

Sep 072011
 
Eagles give LB Akeem Jordan a contract extension

So much for being on the roster bubble.  Eagles linebacker Akeem Jordan, previously a question mark to even make the team, has been rewarded with a two-year contract extension. Since signing with the Eagles in 2007 as an undrafted free agent, Jordan has been known for being a special teams ace.  Pressed into somewhat regular [More…]

Sep 072011
 
Phillies Minor League Playoffs: Lehigh Valley and Reading First Round Previews

International League Semi-Finals, best of five Game One: Lehigh Valley v. Pawtucket, Wed. 9/7 7:05 PM (Bush/Fox) Game Two: Lehigh Valley v. Pawtucket, Thurs. 9/8 7:05 PM (Edell/Pena) Game Three: Lehigh Valley @ Pawtucket, Fri. 9/9 7:05 PM (Bass/Wilson) Game Four (if necessary): Lehigh Valley @ Pawtucket, Sat. 9/10 6:05 PM (TBA) Game Five (if [More…]

Sep 072011
 
Flyers GM Paul Holmgren "sore" but OK after bike accident

Good news for Flyers general manager Paul Holmgren.  He may never get to the Tour de France, but after Monday’s bicycle accident he’s doing OK. Holmgren says he’s “sore” but is otherwise feeling OK, per philly.com. “It appears that he might have hit a rut or something as he was biking in Avalon,” Flyers president [More…]

Sep 072011
 
Sixers Runaround: NBA lockout updates

Philadelphia 76ers news, rumors, and updates from around the web.  Click titles for complete articles… Nation & world: NBA labor negotiations to resume in lockout September 7 Detroit Free Press NBA players and owners will resume talks today, two people with knowledge of the plans said Tuesday. This comes a week after the sides vowed [More…]