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MikeSBRantSports

Sports writer/blogger for 10 + years, work has been featured on NHL.com, CSNPhilly.com, RealGM.com, and NCAA.com. Currently the lead writer for GetFlyerdUp.com (Philadelphia Flyers) and 76ersCentral.com (Philadelphia 76ers) part of the RantSports.com Network.

Website: http://www.76ersCentral.com

Twitter: @@76ersCentral

Flyers Hartnell to See Cardiologist After Heart Scare

www.rantsports.com - The Philadelphia Flyers Scott Hartnell had quite a scare during the 2nd period intermission of the Flyers 3-1 win over the Detroit Red Wings Friday night. Hartnell was held out of the rest of the game with an “elevated heart ...

It’s Time for the Flyers to Say Good-Bye to Jody Shelley After Wednesday’s “Incident”

www.rantsports.com - Philadelphia Flyers Forward Jody Shelley will face a possible suspension after boarding Toronto Maple Leaf Darryl Boyce during the Flyers 4-2 preseason loss on Wednesday night. The hit by Shelley was dirty and completely unwarranted. Shelley may have been frustrated as ...

Flyers Sign 1st Round Pick Couturier to 3-Year Deal

www.rantsports.com - Philadelphia Flyers 1st round pick Sean Couturier impressed in last night’s preseason opener, tallying a goal and an assist. Naturally, Couturier and the Flyers reached an agreement on a 3-year entry level deal on Wednesday. The signing of Couturier puts the ...


Bobrovsky Shuts the Door; Flyers Dominate Leafs 4-0 to Open Preseason

www.rantsports.com - The Philadelphia Flyers opened the NHL Preseason on Tuesday night in Toronto doing something they couldn’t do in 82 games last season, shut out an opponent. The Flyers defeated Toronto 4-0 in front of 18,480 disappointed Leafs fans, Sergei Bobrovsky ...

NBA Players: Lockout Sending You to the Poorhouse? Kobe’s Got Your Back

www.rantsports.com - With labor negotiations between the owners and players union at a stand-still, an important time is creeping closer. Before too long NBA players will start missing paychecks, an obvious point of leverage held over their heads by the owners. The ...

Young Flyers Brayden Schenn and Blake Kessel Hope to Face Their Big Brothers on Tuesday in Toronto

www.rantsports.com - The Philadelphia Flyers will match-up with the Toronto Maple Leafs on Tuesday night for their first preseason game. The game may provide a unique and exciting experience for two young Flyers. Blake Kessel and Brayden Schenn are hoping to hit ...


Philadelphia Flyers Name Chris Pronger Captain

www.rantsports.com - In what comes as a shock to no one, the Philadelphia Flyers announced on Friday afternoon that Chris Pronger will be the teams new captain. Also, the Flyers announced that Kimmo Timonen and Danny Briere will be the alternate captains. Pronger ...

Don’t Expect New NBA Deal Without a Hard-Cap

www.rantsports.com - The NBA owners and Union representatives met on Tuesday. Guess how that went? Well, it didn’t go as some fans may have expected. Actually, it was probably worse. I think we’re beyond the point of calling the two sides meeting in ...

Veteran Defensemen Adam Mair to Attend Flyers Training Camp on Try-Out Deal

www.rantsports.com - According to various reports, veteran NHL Defensemen Adam Mair will attend Flyers training camp on a try-out basis. Mair joins Michael Nylander as the second NHL vet to accept a try-out invite to camp in Philadelphia. Mair, a 12-year NHL vet, ...

ESPN.com’s Player Rankings: Where Do the 76ers Players Rank So Far?

www.rantsports.com - If you didn’t know ESPN.com is running a Twitter hashtag, #NBArank, ranking the top 500 NBA players. They started from the bottom of course, and have worked their way up to the early 200′s. So far, 8 players from the ...