Four honored at PSWA dinner

The Crowne Plaza in Cherry Hill, NJ hosted the 107th Philadelphia Sports Writers Association dinner last night. Four members of the Philadelphia Phillies were individually honored: pitcher Roy Halladay, outfielder Shane Victorino, manager Charlie Manuel and general manager Ruben Amaro Jr. Halladay was the man people paid $95 to see. He won the Philadelphia Athlete … Continue reading Four honored at PSWA dinner

One Reason DMB Is So Awesome

DMB trumpeter Rashawn Ross (left) rocks the Ryan Howard jersey in Camden, NJ on July 1. Jeff Coffin is the saxophonist on the right. By John Russo I got to enjoy the last two Dave Matthews Band shows that I’ll be attending for awhile the past two nights in Camden. The band will be taking … Continue reading One Reason DMB Is So Awesome

Congratulations Philadelphia Flyers

Though the color red runs through my veins (metaphorically and literally) there has always been orange and black mixed in there as well. Last night’s game brought out something in me that I haven’t felt in so long. It brought out the blood-thirsty, Cup-starving Flyers fan that was shaking with rage after seeing yet another … Continue reading Congratulations Philadelphia Flyers

Ruiz Day-to-Day

The Phillies are going through catchers like the Flyers are going through goalies. Carlos Ruiz is now day-to-day with a right knee injury (originally reported as just a “right injury” by Todd Zolecki, causing everyone to fear the worst). Ruiz was injured in yesterday’s game against the Rockies in the fourth inning. The injury is … Continue reading Ruiz Day-to-Day