Dec 152011
 
Chris Pronger Out For Season, Playoffs

Flyers general manager Paul Holmgren has announced that captain Chris Pronger will miss the remainder of the season, including the playoffs, due to concussion issues. “After consultation with respected concussion specialists Dr. Joseph Maroon and Dr. Micky Collins, it is the opinion of both doctors that Chris is suffering from severe post concussion syndrome,” Holmgren [More…]

Dec 152011
 
Phillies Prospects A-Z Part 3: K through P

After an uneventful rule 5 draft last week, Phillies Prospects A-Z is back. Two weeks ago, I reviewed Maikel Franco, Freddy Galvis, Anthony Hewitt, Steven Inch and Jiwan James. Aside from Galvis, all of those players are in high-A or below, so it’ll be a while before they help the major league club, if at [More…]

Dec 152011
 
BAM on Boxing: Attitude Is Important

Fighters who will fight anyone at any time, and legitimately mean it, are few and far between these days. Those fighters commonly have a few losses but usually have a loyal fan base. Hall-of-Fame promoter J Russell Peltz told me what it was like to promote fighters such as former WBA bantamweight champion Jeff Chandler [More…]