Aug 082010
Eagles injuries create opportunities at wide receiver

August 8 Philadelphia Inquirer “No athlete would ever acknowledge being grateful for an opportunity to shine at the expense of a teammate, but injuries that sidelined Eagles wide receivers DeSean Jackson and Jeremy Maclin did create opportunities for the backup wideouts who hope to make the Birds’ roster. “Those are our two star players, so [More…]

Aug 042010
Maybe this just isn't the Phillies' year

August 4 Camden Courier-Post columnist Anthony Miller “Have you ever had “one of those days?” One of those days when you oversleep, skip breakfast, arrive at work late and miss the first five minutes of an important meeting. Or one of those days when youa plate in the morning, stub your toe in the afternoon and [More…]

Aug 022010
Eagles struggle with parade to infirmary

August 2 Philadelphia Inquirer “DeSean Jackson and Stewart Bradley, two of the Eagles‘ most important players, sat out practice Sunday, and more Birds might join them on the training-camp sideline Monday. That’s because running back Mike Bell, cornerback Asante Samuel, guard Max Jean-Gilles, and center A.Q. Shipley each left practice early with a range of [More…]

Injuries take toll on Phils’ lineup

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Jul 042010

July 4 Courier Post Manuel hopes to avoid a repeat of 2009 Mets’ skid The Phillies don’t have to look too far to see the kind of toll injuries can take on a team. Just look at the 2009 New York Mets. The Mets came into that season thinking they had a good chance to [More…]

Jun 302010

June 30 Philadelphia Daily News “Essentially, there are two classes of players who could be available to the Phillies via trade or free agency – aging veterans who would come cheap, and brand-name quantities playing for struggling teams. Here’s a look at some realistic options in the wake of yesterday’s news that both Chase Utley [More…]

Phillies feeling the pain

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Jun 302010

June 30 Camden Courier-Post “The Phillies are waiting to hear the prognosis for Chase Utley and Placido Polanco, which could change everything about their season and how they approach the July 31 trade deadline. Both were placed on the 15-day disabled list Tuesday, although both could be out much longer. Utley suffered a sprained ulnar [More…]