Who knew Tuesdays could be eventful? According to Todd Zolecki, John Mallee has been replaced with Charlie Manuel as the Phillies hitting coach. Charlie Manuel, of course, captained the ship in 2008 when the Phillies won their second-ever World Series. He managed the Phillies from 2004-2013 when Ryne Sandberg took the reigns. Manuel has exactly […]Read more "Instant analysis: Charlie Manuel returns to the Phillies as hitting coach"
The Phillies decided to bite the bullet and part ways with top prospect Sixto Sanchez, catcher Jorge Alfaro, and Will Stewart with international pool money to bring in J.T. Realmuto from the Miami Marlins. MLB analyst Jim Bowden was the first to break the trade. Realmuto might be the best catcher in baseball as we […]Read more "Instant analysis: Phillies send Alfaro/Sixto to Marlins for Realmuto"
Training Camp is just a week away for the Philadelphia Eagles and it promises to be one of the most important in recent years. With position battles emerging all over the roster, there’s plenty of room for shocks, pleasant surprises and who knows..maybe a few underdog stories that find new chapters. Here are five bold […]Read more "Five bold predictions for Eagles Training camp"
In a bizarre turn of events, both fans from the Lakers and Sixers were hoping their teams could come up with a loss last night. The reason being that obviously the lower your team finishes in the league, the higher the chance of picking up the number one draft pick in the lottery will be. With playoff […]Read more "Sixers fall to Lakers in OT..but fans rooting for the L!"
The Flyers were already underdogs coming into their encounter against Edmonton, but if the challenge already wasn’t steep enough, goaltender Steve Mason had pulled himself from warmups after reportedly feeling under the weather. This season has been shrouded by oddities surrounding the goalie and this seems to be the latest in a long line. Emery […]Read more "Oilers snatch OT win"
In one of the slower first quarters of the season for the 76’ers, the Celtics took full advantage to bury their opposition early on. Despite no lead ever really being safe in the NBA, this one was about as secure as it could be as the Sixers struggled to stay within touching distance. The troubles […]Read more "Slow starting Sixers come up short against Celtics"
Two days after slamming the teams effort in a 2-1home loss to the Stars, goaltender Steve Mason was so close to leading the Flyers to victory in a much-improved effort against the St. Louis Blues. Mason shut out the first three periods and indeed that of overtime, but history repeated itself as the Flyers fell to a […]Read more "Mason on form as Flyers fail to win"
As the Flyers enter their game against the Devils knowing that they simply have to win to keep any chance of a playoff spot alive, they will have to do so without breakout star Michael Del Zotto. Flyers GM Ron Hextall announced that the talented defenseman will miss 7-10 days with an upper-body injury, meaning […]Read more "Del Zotto to miss up to 6 games with Upper Body Injury"
Following a season where Cole recorded a somewhat disappointing 6.5 sacks and moving into a year where he’s estimated to count for over $11 million against the salary cap, something amazing was going to have to go down in Philly for experienced pass rusher Trent Cole. However, that may just have happened. Sources are reporting […]Read more "Eagles to work on keeping Trent Cole"
The Philadelphia Flyers have just announced on their website and twitter feed that defenseman Kimmo Timonen has been traded to the Chicago Blackhawks in exchange for a second round draft pick in 2015 and a conditional draft pick the following year. The veteran Defenceman was diagnosed with blood clots last summer and has missed the duration of […]Read more "BREAKING- Kimmo Timonen traded to Blackhawks"