The Flyers announced Thursday forward Zac Rinaldo will be out six weeks with a high-ankle sprain. This coming less than 24 hours after Rinaldo scored his first goal of the season and fought Canadiens forward Brandon Prust in the Flyers 3-1 win over Montreal Wednesday night in just 4:53 of ice time. More here.
The Penn State Nittany Lions have offered their head football coaching position to current Vanderbilt head coach James Franklin. The anticipation is that Franklin is expected to accept the Penn State job to become the 16th head coach in school history. More here.
Over the past few days, Matt Read has been listed as day-to-day with an upper-body injury. Flyers general manager Paul Holmgren met with the media last night to discuss the injured forward and it was not what fans wanted to hear. "Safe to say he has symptoms of a concussion," according to Holmgren. More here.