Raptors down 76ers in double OT

 Posted by at 11:29 am
Oct 142010
 
Raptors down 76ers in double OT

October 14 Philadelphia Inquirer: “Two weeks and exactly two preseason games remain before the 76ers start writing this season in ink, not pencil. They might need just a little longer. On Wednesday night at the Air Canada Centre, the Sixers sprinkled stretches of winning basketball with stretches of losing basketball, eventually falling to the Toronto [More…]

Oct 132010
 
Subs spark Sixers' first preseason win

October 13 Philadelphia Daily News: “FOR THE FIRST 29 minutes of last night’s 76ers-Boston Celtics preseason game at the Wells Fargo Center, Sixers forward Jason Kapono did the same thing that about 3,500 people sitting in the stands did – watched. He observed the Celtics take a 12-point lead. He saw the Sixers get manhandled [More…]

Flyers beat Avalanche on banner night

 Posted by at 12:03 pm
Oct 122010
 
Flyers beat Avalanche on banner night

October 12 Philadelphia Daily News: “STANDING WITH his gloves propped up on his stick, just inside the Flyers‘ blue line in a dark Wells Fargo Center, Mike Richards watched a highlight video of last year’s awe-inspiring run to the Stanley Cup finals. “It gave you the chills,” Richards said. But the banner that was unveiled [More…]

Oct 112010
 
McCoy carries Eagles despite rib injury

October 11 Philadelphia Daily News columnist Paul Domowitch: “LeSean McCoy spent most of last week watching his teammates prepare for the 49ers while he stood on the sideline, or in the training room nursing a fractured rib. But there he was last night, out on the field, fighting through the pain and helping his team win [More…]

Phillies sweep Reds in NLDS

 Posted by at 2:08 am
Oct 112010
 
Phillies sweep Reds in NLDS

October 11 Philadelphia Daily News: CINCINNATI — The Phillies survived and thrived through the Cliff Lee fiasco because Roy Halladay won 21 games this season and because Roy Oswalt was better than J.A. Happ would have been down the stretch. But would it have mattered if Colbert Richard Hamels repeated 2009 this season and not [More…]

Oct 102010
 
Crow's Nest: The Trail of Two Teams, pt 1

By Barry Jeffrey Jr., After a dominating Game 1 no hitter thrown by uncrowned Cy Young Award winner Roy Halladay, the Phillies and the Reds squared off for a second game last evening. It was a return match featuring a 17 Game winner Bronson Arroyo for the young Reds VS a former Cy Young Award [More…]