Tip-Off for 10/1/12 (featuring Ryan Howard): How fast is the clock ticking for Ryan Howard in Philadelphia?

Posted in Blogroll on October 1st, 2012 by Ron Glover

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Despite being Rookie of the Year, winning an MVP award and contributing big time to a World Series championship in Philly many feel Howard still hasn’t done enough. 

Just when we thought Ryan Howard could go into the off season fully focused on a comeback season in 2013, the Phillies first baseman is dealing with another injury.

After dropping the lead pipe he warms up with on his big toe…breaking it…Howard has been shut down for the season.

Howard is owed $105 million over the next four seasons. What are the chances that he finishes his contract in Philly?

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Ron Glover’s NFL Recap for Week 4: Who put the Lions back into the cage?

Posted in Blogroll on October 1st, 2012 by Ron Glover

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Percy Harvin set the tone with his opening kickoff return to the house.

One of the early surprises in the opening month of the season is the play of the Detroit Lions. This time last year the Lions opened the season with five consecutive wins on their way to an NFC Wild Card berth. This year Jim Schwartz and his talented group are learning that no one is overlooking them.

The 3-1 Minnesota Vikings are the latest team to tame these young cats. Adrian Peterson rushed for over 100 yards in the Vikings 20-13 win in Detroit.

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