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Share TweetPHILADELPHIA (AP) -- A person familiar with the trade says the Philadelphia Phillies have acquired seven-time All-Star infielder Michael Young from the Texas Rangers for two relief pitchers.Share TweetAs quarterback Mike Vick moves toward an inevitable release by the Eagles (so much for that $100 million contract), the question becomes the location of the continuation of his career. From Jason Cole of Yahoo! Sports comes something we’ve likewise hearShare TweetThe long rumored deal that had the Texas Rangers sending veteran infielder Michael Young to the Philadelphia Phillies was finally completed on Saturday, according to a tweet from Bob Nightengale. Young, 36, had earned 10-and-5 rights as a player giving …
Damaris Johnson looking to make big plays for the EaglesUpdated Dec 8, 2012 Share TweetDamaris Johnson was one of the best playmakers in college football history at Tulsa, where he set the all-time NCAA Division 1 total yardage record in just three seasons. But questions about his size (5-foot-8 and 170 pounds) and his off-field issues (h…Source: profootballtalk.comShare TweetJason Babin’s first game with the Jaguars earned him a substantial fine. Babin, the defensive end who was waived by the Eagles and claimed by the Jaguars, picked up a roughing the passer penalty in his first game with the Jaguars for a hit on Bills quarSource: profootballtalk.comShare TweetEagles defensive tackle Mike Patterson was hospitalized Thursday with viral pneumonia and remained in the hospital on Friday, the team said. Trainer Rick Burkholder said Patterson was "doing fine" and was stable while the team awaited test results.Source: philly.com
Eagles' Vick, McCoy still out, suffering from concussionUpdated Dec 8, 2012 Share TweetAnother week has passed, and the news about the concussion recoveries of Eagles quarterback Michael Vick and running back LeSean McCoy still is not positive. Vick will miss his fourth game and McCoy his third because lingering issues have yet to subside…Source: philly.com
Celtics, 76ers Split Home-And-HomeDec 8Celtics hold 76ers to 28 points in the first half and cruise to the 92-79 win.
Sources: Michael Young Traded To PhilliesDec 8Jayson Stark discusses why Michael Young was traded to the Phillies and what it means for Josh Hamilton.