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Halladay, Strasburg deny throwing at hitters

Halladay, Strasburg deny throwing at hitters

ESPN.com Updated Mar 6, 2013
Roy Halladay says he wasn't throwing at Tyler Moore after Stephen Strasburg hit Chase Utley with a pitch. Then again, the Phillies ace didn't dismiss the idea of throwing a payback pitch against their new NL East rivals.
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  • Don’t rule out an Asomugha trade

    Don’t rule out an Asomugha trade

    profootballtalk.com Mar 6, 2013
    Last year, it was widely presumed that the Eagles would cut cornerback Asante Samuel and his eight-figure salary.  Then, out of nowhere, the Eagles traded Samuel to the Falcons. It’s important to keep that in mind as we now assume the Eagles will cut c
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  • Create-a-Caption: Dorell Wright’s voice acting lessons are payi…

    Create-a-Caption: Dorell Wright’s voice acting lessons are paying off

    yahoo.com Mar 6, 2013
    Before this summer, Dorell Wright do a single regional dialect beyond the one he grew up mastering in Los Angeles. Now, the Philadelphia 76ers swingman can say, "Heeeeey, I'm WALKIN' here!" in 11 different accents, including "Medford Man,…
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  • Delmon Young ‘not anxious at all’ to get on field for Philadelp…

    Delmon Young ‘not anxious at all’ to get on field for Philadelphia Phillies

    yahoo.com Mar 6, 2013
    Delmon Yawn, they should call him. Coming off surgery on his right ankle in November, and given that he wasn't exactly a jewel on the free-agent market after his career stalled with the Tigers, Delmon Young probably should feel excited about getting on …
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  • Todd McShay's new mock draft is up

    Todd McShay's new mock draft is up

    ESPN.com Mar 6, 2013
    Unfortunately for Redskins fans, still only the first round. But here's a look at who Todd McShay is picking for the other three NFC East teams in his newest mock draft , hot off the presses. 4. Philadelphia Eagles: Dee Milliner, CB, Alabama. My take: N…
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  • Doc Rivers compares Andrew Bynum’s absence to his experience wi…

    Doc Rivers compares Andrew Bynum’s absence to his experience with Grant Hill

    yahoo.com Mar 6, 2013
    Andrew Bynum has yet to play a single minute as a Philadelphia 76er, he says his right knee is still hurting him and the 76ers are on pace to win 32 games as a result. And that’s assuming the Sixers, who have lost nine of 10, keep up that current .390 w
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  • Phillies hopeful Young can return by mid-April

    Phillies hopeful Young can return by mid-April

    MLB.com Mar 6, 2013
    Delmon Young took the redeye from Los Angeles to Tampa on Tuesday, and showed up in the Phillies clubhouse early Wednesday morning at Bright House Field. He came straight from the airport to the clubhouse after sleeping on the plane.
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  • Banks: Collie determined not to let concussion stigma cloud his…

    Banks: Collie determined not to let concussion stigma cloud his NFL future

    CNNSI.com Mar 6, 2013
    He's heard your concerns, but Austin Collie isn't letting his concussion history stop him. He explains to Don Banks why he's still playing, despite the stigma of brain injuries.
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  • A case for Dominique Rodgers-Cromartie

    A case for Dominique Rodgers-Cromartie

    philly.com Mar 6, 2013
    The highest profile unrestricted free agent on the Eagles is Dominqiue Rodgers-Cromartie. The Eagles did not use the franchise tag on Rodgers-Cromartie, and there's a wideheld perception that the team will move on from Rodgers-Cromartie.
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  • Eagles should try to trade for Revis

    Eagles should try to trade for Revis

    ESPN.com Mar 6, 2013
    The NFL story of the morning is that the Jets have teams interested in trading for star cornerback Darrelle Revis, who wants more than the Jets are willing to pay him. So obviously, being an NFC East blogger, I immediately start thinking about whether a…
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  • Eagles' Jason Kelce expects recovery in time for camp

    Eagles' Jason Kelce expects recovery in time for camp

    philly.com Mar 6, 2013
    Jason Kelce walked across a stage at a local elementary school on Friday, showing no ill signs of a knee injury that halted his 2012 season in the second game.
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  • Inside the Phillies: Torched by Dominicans, Cole Hamels is no f…

    Inside the Phillies: Torched by Dominicans, Cole Hamels is no fan of WBC

    philly.com Mar 6, 2013
    CLEARWATER, Fla. - This just in: The Phillies are not the best baseball team in the world. In fact, they looked more like one of those college teams invited to play a big-league club early in spring training during their exhibition game Tuesday afternoo…
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  • Birds sign QB Kinne: QUARTERBACK G.J. Kinne, who went undrafted…

    Birds sign QB Kinne: QUARTERBACK G.J. Kinne, who went undrafted out of…

    philly.com Mar 6, 2013
    QUARTERBACK G.J. Kinne, who went undrafted out of Tulsa last year, signed a 2-year deal with the Eagles Tuesday, according to the team's website.
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  • Signs of embracing the blue-collar ethic

    Signs of embracing the blue-collar ethic

    philly.com Mar 6, 2013
    LEAVE IT TO BLUE to transform the ethic. Aaron McKie did the same sort of thing a decade ago, when the Sixers were the best they had been since his childhood.
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  • Phillies' Laynce Nix too strong against righties to be left out

    Phillies' Laynce Nix too strong against righties to be left out

    philly.com Mar 6, 2013
    CLEARWATER, Fla. - Here's something you might not know: From 2009-11, Laynce Nix' power production against righthanded pitchers ranked among some of the top lefthanded hitters in the game. Shin-Soo Choo, Brian McCann, Jason Heyward, Jay Bruce - none of …
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  • Russell Westbrook Destroys The Lakers; Avery Bradley Puts On A …

    Russell Westbrook Destroys The Lakers; Avery Bradley Puts On A Shooting Exhibition

    dimemag.com Mar 6, 2013
    Coming into a meaningful matchup with OKC, the Lakers were 1-9 against the top four seeds in the West, and 1-10 on the road against the top eight in the West. Maybe they saw a performance like last night coming? They looked rattled and nervous, like a b…
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  • Video - Teague's Double-Double Fuels Hawks 00:57

    Teague's Double-Double Fuels Hawks

    Mar 6
    Jeff Teague scored 27 points and had 11 assists to lead the Hawks to a 107-96 win over the 76ers.
  • Video - Will Philadelphia Eagles cut Nnamdi Asomugha? 00:53

    Will Philadelphia Eagles cut Nnamdi Asomugha?

    Mar 6
    Ian Rapoport explains whether or not the Philadelphia Eagles are ready to part ways with cornerback Nnamdi Asomugha.

Sports Columnists

  • Don Banks: Collie determined not to let concussion stigma cloud his NFL fu…

    Mar 6
    INDIANAPOLIS -- When the NFL's free agency period opens with the expected burst of activity next Tuesday afternoon, everyone involved will wear a label of some sort. Unrestricted, restricted, or franchise player, the tags are well-defined and widely rec…
  • Don Banks: Ranking the 10 most powerful people in the NFL

    Mar 6
    Who are the biggest power brokers in the NFL? My list ...