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Archive: March, 2010

Owls ousted

Friday, March 19, 2010, 2:35 PM
Well, that was quick. They worried in their hearts, the Temple people did, when Cornell popped up in the bracket. They knew the Big Red as a friend, yes -- Temple coach Fran Dunphy and Cornell coach Steve Donahue go back forever -- but they also knew Cornell as a team full of seniors who could hit... Read more

Shawn Andrews, such a waste

Wednesday, March 17, 2010, 1:28 PM
I always thought Shawn Andrews was a welcome change of the usual football pace. A lot of people didn't agree. It doesn't really matter now, though -- now that the Eagles have released their former Pro Bowl right guard. He was such a good player when his back was right, and his head was right. He was... Read more

Iverson gave Sixers 'shot in the arm'

Tuesday, March 2, 2010, 5:26 PM
Allen Iverson's departure was an obvious topic of discussion today at Sixers practice, as was the harsh comments from coach Eddie Jordan after Monday's loss to Orlando. Here are what several players had to say about Iverson: Elton Brand: "I think it's better for the team to know that he won't... Read more
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Rich Hofmann arrived at the Daily News in 1980 for a job whose status was officially designated as "full-time, temporary." A senior at Penn at the time, he was hired to fill in on the copy desk during a staff illness. The notion of him covering the Eagles or being a columnist did not exist in anyone's imagination. It was supposed to be six weeks and out, but he never left. It is only one of the reasons why so many people have concerns about him as a potential house guest. Rich has blogged the postseasons of the Flyers and Eagles. E-mail Rich at hofmanr@phillynews.com Reach Rich at hofmanr@phillynews.com.

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