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  1. Sayonara, Tadahito

    Dec 25, 2006, 12:22 PM EDT

    Jim Salisbury reports that the Phillies did ask Tadahito Iguchi (okay, his translator) about switching to 3B and signing with the Phillies for 2008 and beyond, but that Iguchi wants to remain a second basemen. Iguchi was a great pickup by Pat Gillick and was amazing filling in for Chase Utley, and thereafter as a…

  2. WATN: Corey Simon Set to Retire

    Dec 25, 2006, 11:40 AM EDT

    The odd career of former Eagle Corey Simon will reportedly come to an end today, with news out of Tennessee that he’ll retire. Simon was a helluvan Eagle from 2000 to 2005, playing in the Eagles’ 4 NFC Championship games and one Super Bowl over that run. In 2003, Simon was a Pro Bowler. After…

  3. It’s Always Sunny in South Florida

    Dec 25, 2006, 9:40 AM EDT

    Okay so that wasn’t quite the start to the road trip we were hoping for. The Flyers got downed by the Panthers 4-3 last night, but there were some highlights and encouraging trends continuing despite the loss. Joffrey Lupol kept his hot streak going with a goal and an assist, giving him 6 points in…

  4. Wait, Mike Schmidt Writes for the AP?

    Dec 24, 2006, 8:49 PM EDT

    What’s the deal with Michael Jack writing for the AP about replay or the lack thereof in baseball? []

  5. Eagles to Face QB They Didn’t Find Worthy of Holding a Clip Board

    Dec 24, 2006, 6:10 PM EDT

    In the deal that brought LB Takeo Spikes to Philadelphia, the Birds also received journeymen QB Kelly Holcomb as a throw in.  With A.J. Feeley already in place as the backup and the recent high draft choice of Kevin Kolb, it didn’t seem like the Eagles had a spot for Holcomb.  Turns out, they didn’t. …

  6. Iverson’s Main Line Mansion Still Unsold

    Dec 24, 2006, 2:13 PM EDT

    A.I. hasn’t been able to unload his mansion in Villanova which is now going for a cool $6.2 million.  If I had 495 more pairs of shoes and 6.1999 more millions of dollars, I’d think about it. [the Real Estalker via Philebrity]

  7. Brian Dawkins Return This Season Still Up in the Air

    Dec 24, 2006, 12:34 PM EDT

    Some quotes from Dawkins radio show on Monday night. "The game I play is violent, and I play it at a certain level.  I don’t want to go in and do something to my neck in that region that is going to have this thing reoccur again, and I’m right back on the shelf again.…

  8. Road Trip From Hell Will Test Flyers Mettle

    Dec 24, 2006, 10:22 AM EDT

    With the Phils getting swept by the Lord’s team, the Eagles looking god-awful, and the Sixers predestined to be god-forsaken, the only solace for us 4-for-4 fans is the Orange and Black’s fast start and promising season. After dropping only one game on a tough Western Canada road trip to start the campaign, the Flyers…

  9. Donovan McNabb Does Not Like Losing

    Dec 23, 2006, 4:21 PM EDT

    Hey Donovan, I don’t like it when you lose either. [FanHouse]

  10. Foodball Food For Fans – Week 6

    Dec 23, 2006, 3:45 PM EDT

    Foodball Food For Fans – Week 6, originally uploaded by Mark K_NJ Is it time for dinner yet? From Mark’s flickr page: I made regular thin-crust pizza using pizza dough and topped it with homemade pizza sauce, mozzarella cheese and..smoked kielbasa. As another nod to the large Polish population Chicago, I made a side of…

  11. Jon Runyan is One Broke Ass Man

    Dec 23, 2006, 12:45 PM EDT

    Big Jon apparently played the entire game on Sunday with a broken tailbone. Runyan said last night on his weekly WIP radio show that he actually fractured his tailbone when he slipped getting out of the cold tub at the NovaCare Complex following practice on Thursday. Runyan missed practice on Friday but was able to…

  12. Get Your Orange Wedges Ready

    Dec 23, 2006, 10:45 AM EDT

    We’re another big step closer to having an MLS team in Philadelphia. It’s hard to keep track of exactly what all the recent progress in stadium-building plans has amounted to, but the agreements reported yesterday do make it sound like the barriers to a Chester waterfront stadium are being overcome. Alex Rose of the Delaware…