John Smallwood: Simmonds wins Flyers' Hart
In his introductory news conference, Simmonds told Flyers fans he was born to wear the orange and black. On Thursday night before the Flyers played their final regular-season home game at the Wells Fargo Center, fans told Simmonds he truly was, as he was announced as the winner of the 2011-12 Hart Award.
Phil Sheridan: Phillies fans can breathe easier
The Phillies aren't going to be able to win many games by scoring a single run. But exhale, Philadelphia. The offense may never be as explosive as it once was, but it will be better than this.
NFL.com news: Vick: Jackson must work harder than before big payday
Now that the Philadelphia Eagles have paid DeSean Jackson, quarterback Michael Vick expects to see the productive receiver from 2010, not the one who suffered through a disappointing 2011 season.
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Rich Hofmann: Birds' GM goes fishing, reels in Bell
Teams do not lose games because they lack a great left tackle - they lose games because they have a substandard left tackle. There is a significant space between great and substandard, and the Eagles needed to fill it.