Sep 142011
 
Phillies release 2012 schedule

On the same day the Phillies officially clinched a 2011 playoff berth, fans can start looking forward to the possible road to a repeat.  That’s because today Major League Baseball officially released the 2012 schedule. Some highlights include: —  The Phillies will face the Pittsburgh Pirates in the annual “On Deck” series at Citizens Bank Park in the final preseason [More…]

Flyers sign Blake Kessel

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Sep 142011
 
Flyers sign Blake Kessel

In the wake of the release of defenseman Joonas Lehtivuori, the Flyers have signed defenseman Blake Kessel to an entry-level contract. Flyers general manager Paul Holmgren confirmed today that Lehtivuori cleared waivers and will be released, which opened a spot on the Flyers 50-man camp roster.  Now filling that spot is Kessel — the younger brother of [More…]

Sep 142011
 
Phillies 2011 Magic Number Countdown: 4; Clinch playoff spot

Thanks to another dominant performance by Roy Halladay, the Phillies have officially locked up at least the National League Wild Card and are guaranteed a spot in the playoffs. The win over Houston Wednesday also brings the Phillies magic number to clinch the NL East down to 4.  The Braves already played and won today so the number [More…]

Sep 142011
 
Phillies Runaround: Lose again to Astros; Manuel angry; Hunter Pence; more...

Philadelphia Phillies news, rumors, and stories from around the web.  Click titles for complete articles… Phils again make Astros look good September 14 Courier-Post  “There is no hidden trove of champagne or plastic wrap taped above the lockers in the visiting clubhouse at Minute Maid Park. This was never going to be a celebration.  The [More…]

Sep 142011
 
Eagles Runaround: LeSean McCoy, Casey Matthews; D-line; more...

Philadelphia Eagles news, rumors, and stories from around the web.  Click titles for complete articles… McCoy proving to be clutch when it matters most September 13 CSN Philly columnist Reuben Frank LeSean McCoy was asked Sunday night if he felt like the fourth quarter was “his” quarter.  His time to shine.  “I really don’t feel that [More…]

Sep 142011
 
Flyers Runaround: Mair may have tryout; Rookies looking to make impact; more...

Philadelphia Flyers news, rumors, and stories from around the web.  Click titles for complete articles… Mair may try out with Flyers September 14 Courier-Post  It’s looking like the Flyers will be adding more grit to their training camp roster. Nothing is confirmed, but veteran center Adam Mair reportedly has been invited on a tryout contract.  [More…]

Sep 142011
 
Sixers Runaround: Lebron coming to Battle of I-95; NBA lockout updates...

Philadelphia 76ers news, rumors, and updates from around the web.  Click titles for complete articles… Philly’s Warrick brings NBA stars to Palestra September 14 CSN Philly  Carmelo Anthony, LeBron James and Chris Paul will bring the star power to the “Battle of I-95″ being played at the Palestra on Sept. 25, but it is Philadelphia [More…]

Sep 142011
 
BAM on Boxing: The Fight; Youngest US female boxing promoter to debut 9/30

Last Friday (Sept. 9) at the Asylum Arena in South Philadelphia there was a boxing card promoted by Peltz Boxing, Don Chargin and Golden Boy.  A quick look at the results were as follows: King Gabriel Rosado defeated Keenan Collins, of Reading, PA, over 10 rounds to win the PA State Junior Middleweight Championship.  Rosado, [More…]