The Daily Sports Page
In this Super Bowl edition of the Sports Page, we check in on Roy Oswalt, the Sixers as they get ready for Kobe and the Lakers, a couple of soft goals given up by Bryzgalov and more!
Eli Manning completed 30-of-40 passes for 296 yards and a touchdown as the Giants held off the Patriots 21-17 in Super Bowl XLVI. He was also named the MVP of the game for the second time in his career, winning his second Super Bowl title. The play that stood out for Manning was a perfectly placed 38-yard over-the-shoulder throw to Mario Manningham on the Giants' final possession. Manningham secured the pass cleanly, and both feet were confirmed to be in after review. Eight plays later, Ahmad Bradshaw fell into the end zone backwards for the game-winning touchdown.
With just under two weeks to go until pitchers and catchers are scheduled to report, free agent pitcher Roy Oswalt still has no home. A number of suitors to remain in contact with Oswalt, among them are the Red Sox, Reds and Phillies, according to major-league sources. The Cincinnati Enquirer confirms the Reds will need to move payroll to have a chance at signing Roy Oswalt.
After their 11-point win over the Hawks on Saturday night, the Sixers host Kobe Bryant and the struggling Lakers tonight at the Wells Fargo.
Ilya Bryzgalov allowed four goals on 37 shots as the Flyers dropped a 5-2 decision to the Rangers Sunday afternoon to end the weekend at 0-2, giving up a combined 11 goals in the two days after Sergei Bobrovsky gave up all six goals Saturday against the Devils.
High School Hoops
Kashawn Dunston scored 20 points on 7-of-12 shooting and grabbed six rebounds to help lead Atlantic City to a 67-51 victory over Pleasantville at the Battle By The Bay on Sunday. The win helped the Vikings improve to 13-4 overall, the Greyhounds dropped to 12-6. Atlantic City held Pleasantville to just .067 (1-15) shooting from three-point range. For Pleasantville, Shawn Wilson had 22 points.