Whiz Wit Sports was nominated for 2014 PHL 17's Philly Hot List - Best Local Blogger. Voting ends on September 7th and you can vote for Whiz Wit here.
The Eagles hosted Michael Vick and the Jets in the preseason finale last night. Henry Josey rushed 21 times for 121 yards on the night while Matt Barkley went 21-for-33 for 253 yards with a touchdown and an interception. Kicker Cody Parkey was perfect on the night hitting field goals from 25 yards, 53 yards and 54 yards on the night. The eagles put up 568 yards and won 37-7.
Phillies team president David Montgomery will be taking a medical leave of absence from the team while he recovers following surgery to remove cancer from his jaw. The surgery was performed in May but Montgomery has been around the team despite undergoing chemotherapy. More here.
Flyers announced new forward Ryan White tore his left pectoral muscle and underwent surgery. General manager Ron Hextall said in a statement, "Ryan White had successful surgery to repair his left pectoralis muscle. His surgery was performed yesterday by Dr. Gerry Williams at Methodist hospital. The injury occurred during an off ice workout in Brandon, Manitoba last week. There has been no time table established on Ryan's return." More here.