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Investigation of sportscaster's charity  fundraising expands

Investigation of sportscaster's charity fundraising expands

philly.com Updated Oct 17, 2013
Warminster police said Thursday that they were investigating a growing number of claims that longtime Philadelphia sportscaster Don Tollefson reneged on promises to provide tickets and travel packages to Eagles games and other sporting events.
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  • N.F.L. Roundup: Seahawks Pick Up Road Win

    N.F.L. Roundup: Seahawks Pick Up Road Win

    nytimes.com Oct 17, 2013
    Russell Wilson threw three touchdown passes, Marshawn Lynch scored on a 2-yard run, and the Seahawks beat the Cardinals.
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  • A surprising showdown for first place

    A surprising showdown for first place

    philly.com Oct 17, 2013
    One of the many great things about the Internet is that no trees have to be sacrificed for the sake of making preseason predictions. You'd have to Google-search high and low to find somebody who believed in early September that the Eagles would be good …
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  • Vick makes it official: Foles to start vs. Cowboys

    Vick makes it official: Foles to start vs. Cowboys

    philly.com Oct 17, 2013
    Nick Foles will start his second consecutive game for the Eagles on Sunday against the Dallas Cowboys, according to Michael Vick.
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  • Cowboys' Ware says he's a game-time call

    Cowboys' Ware says he's a game-time call

    ESPN.com Oct 17, 2013
    Dallas Cowboys starting defensive end DeMarcus Ware said Thursday he is a game-time decision for Sunday's game against the Philadelphia Eagles with a thigh injury.
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  • Spreading His Wings: Eagles' defensive end Fletcher Cox broke t…

    Spreading His Wings: Eagles' defensive end Fletcher Cox broke through …

    CNNSI.com Oct 17, 2013
    Eagles' defensive end Fletcher Cox broke through against the Bucs. Diving deep into that and more.
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  • Is Birds defense better? Dallas game will tell

    Is Birds defense better? Dallas game will tell

    philly.com Oct 17, 2013
    For the first time this year, the Eagles will play a team on Sunday that is neither undefeated nor winless when the game begins.
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  • Extra study time for Tony Romo

    Extra study time for Tony Romo

    ESPN.com Oct 17, 2013
    IRVING, Texas -- Tony Romo has a 6-5 record against the Philadelphia Eagles as the Dallas Cowboys’ starting quarterback with a 3-2 record at Lincoln Financial Field. “Some good, some bad,” Romo said of his memories of playing the Eagles. “It’s going to …
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  • George Selvie's return is limited

    George Selvie's return is limited

    ESPN.com Oct 17, 2013
    IRVING, Texas -- Dallas Cowboys defensive end George Selvie took a step toward playing Sunday against the Philadelphia Eagles by taking part in a limited portion of Thursday’s practice. Selvie did not practice on Wednesday because of a sore shoulder but…
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  • Kiffin hasn’t had much luck with Kelly’s offense

    Kiffin hasn’t had much luck with Kelly’s offense

    The Cowboys would probably prefer to talk about recent games rather than history as it pertains to their defense. They looked more stable last week against the Redskins, but defensive coordinator Monte Kiffin didn’t have much luck against Eagles coach C…
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  • Vick, Foles talk about changing QB situation

    Vick, Foles talk about changing QB situation

    PHILADELPHIA – It was a playful moment, with Philadelphia Eagles quarterbacks Michael Vick and Nick Foles deciding to hold an impromptu joint news conference after practice Thursday. But there was a sense that more was being communicated than Vick’s una…
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  • Is Lincoln Financial Field cursed? The Philadelphia Eagles and …

    Is Lincoln Financial Field cursed? The Philadelphia Eagles and Temple Owls may agree

    yahoo.com Oct 17, 2013
    Most football teams believe their home field gives them an advantage. However, Lincoln Financial Field has been giving their teams a “home field disadvantage.” The Philadelphia Eagles will host Dallas at Lincoln Financial Field on Sunday, but the home t…
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  • Double Coverage: Cowboys at Eagles

    Double Coverage: Cowboys at Eagles

    ESPN.com Oct 17, 2013
    There was a time when the Philadelphia Eagles and Dallas Cowboys both had a good chance of being undefeated going into an October showdown. That time may be long gone, but this meeting between a pair of 3-3 teams still has a lot of cachet. The winner wi…
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  • Cowboys a pass/fail exam for Eagles CBs

    Cowboys a pass/fail exam for Eagles CBs

    ESPN.com Oct 17, 2013
    PHILADELPHIA -- After getting decent grades on a couple of tests, the Philadelphia Eagles defense faces another major pass/fail exam Sunday. The Dallas Cowboys have the kind of high-powered passing offense that incinerated the Eagles in games against De…
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  • Eagles' good news, bad news

    Eagles' good news, bad news

    philly.com Oct 17, 2013
    The Eagles could exceed expectations this season and thus not learn about the talents of young reserves.
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  • Eagles' Ryans looking to finally beat Cowboys

    Eagles' Ryans looking to finally beat Cowboys

    philly.com Oct 17, 2013
    Linebacker DeMeco Ryans has lost twice to the Cowboys as a Houston Texan and twice as an Eagle. He wants that to change Sunday.
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  • Eagles Notebook: Eagles' Cole: 'The sacks will come'

    Eagles Notebook: Eagles' Cole: 'The sacks will come'

    philly.com Oct 17, 2013
    Trent Cole admits his transition was harder than he thought, but stay tuned.
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  • Video - NFL Cold Hard Facts 01:15

    NFL Cold Hard Facts

    Oct 17
    Darren Woodson breaks down the Seahawks' chances of getting to the Super Bowl without home-field advantage, Michael Vick being out Sunday and the Bengals as the favorites to win the AFC North.
  • Video - Do the Philadelphia Eagles have a QB controversy? 02:24

    Do the Philadelphia Eagles have a QB controversy?

    Oct 17
    Will the Philadelphia Eagles hand the reins back to Michael Vick when he is healthy? NFL Media Insider Ian Rapoport and Mike Silver give the latest on the Eagles' QB situation.
  • Video - Inside the Huddle with John Clayton 02:41

    Inside the Huddle with John Clayton

    Oct 17
    John Clayton goes deep on the NFL for Week 6: Linebacker sacks are up, especially in Kansas City, QBs are down more often, running backs are running more in St. Louis, and the 490 sacks through six games is the most since 1998!
  • Video - Who will start for the Eagles? 02:43

    Who will start for the Eagles?

    Oct 17
    Reporter Desmond Purnell reacts to the news that Philadelphia Eagles quarterback Michael Vick will not play in the team's game against the Dallas Cowboys on Sunday.

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    Oct 17
    Some weeks you can just smell the upsets brewing. There are very few comfortable picks to be had in Week 7, and it wouldn't shock me at all if the Jets knocked off the hobbled Patriots, the Jaguars stunned the Chargers, and yep, the Colts ended the Bron…
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    Oct 17
    John Clayton's First and 10: Aaron Rodgers and Matt Ryan are among the star QBs coping with injury-depleted receiving corps.