Philadelphia Sports Update

Wednesday, January 9, 2008 ·

Sorry, I have been really busy with work lately.

Philadelphia Flyers
- The Flyers have rebounded from a 6 game unbeaten streak (2 points total) to win 5 of their next 6.
- Simon Gagne will likely return to the lineup tomorrow against the New York Rangers, along with Sami Kapanen, Scottie Upshall, and Jason Smith.
- Antero Niittymaki has gone 3-0 in his last 3 starts with a GAA of 1.00 and a save percentage of .975. He has been rewarded with another start against the Rangers.
- Joffrey Lupul will miss significant time with a mild concussion and a spinal-cord injury.
- The Flyers top Forsberg's list if he feels good enough to make a return to the NHL. -- Not sure if it worth ruining the future by trading away someone to free up cap space. Unless that somebody is Derian Hatcher.

Philadelphia 76ers
- The Sixers have lost 4 straight game to fall to seven games under .500. -- Granted 3 of those games were against the West.
- They play tonight in Toronto.
- I expect trade rumors to pick up again regarding Andre Miller because there is no point in keeping him if this team cannot squeeze into the playoffs.

Philadelphia Eagles
- Running back, Brian Westbrook, has been named to the NFL All-Pro team. He, a first teamer, is the only Eagle to make either the first or second team.
- McNabb has asked for help and can you blame him? Brian Westbrook should be right behind him. Though I think Kevin Curtis really came along during the end of the season, they need a play-maker and down-field threat. McNabb also needs to help himself and start worrying about improving his accuracy and release.
- GM (with no final say) Tom Heckert is interviewing for the GM job in Atlanta.
- The Eagles have begun their Season Rewind Section: Week 1 vs. GB

Philadelphia Phillies
- Jayson Werth was signed to a 1 year, $1.7 million contract.
- Other than that, the Phillies have been really quiet lately.
- Ryan Howard will be on the cover of "MLB 08 The Show"

City 6 Updates
- Villanova Wildcats - 11-2 (1-1) in the Big East. Next Game: Saturday @ Cincy
- Rumor has it that top prospect, Tyreke Evans will commit to Nova.
- Temple Owls - 6-6 (0-0) in the A10. Next Game: Tonight vs. Duke
- La Salle Explorers - 4-9 (0-1) in the A10. Next Game: Saturday @ St. Bonaventure
- St. Joes - 7-4 (0-0) in the A10. Next Game: @ UMASS
- Drexel - 8-7 (1-2) in the Colonial. Next Game: Tonight @ Northeastern
- Penn - 5-9 (0-0) in the Ivy League. Next Game: Tuesday vs. La Salle

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