Philadelphia Sports News and Rumors
The Eagles formally announced the release of linebacker Trent Cole on Wednesday afternoon and confirmed that a failure to agree on a reworked contract preceded their decision. Cole was set to count $11.6 million against the cap and said earlier in the o…Upvote Share TweetAlex Rodriguez returned to the New York Yankees after an absence of more than 17 months, lining a single into short left field in his first at-bat and going 1 for 2 with a walk in a 3-1 spring-training loss to the Philadelphia Phillies on Wednesday.Upvote Share Tweet
Oddsmaker moves Eagles from 15-1 to 20-1 to win Super Bowl post-tradeprofootballtalk.com 3 hours agoBelieve the Eagles will win Super Bowl 50 and just so happen to be staying at the Wynn hotel in Las Vegas? Well, the price on the Eagles is more favorable than it was Tuesday, and it has everything to do with a certain running back appearing to be on hi…Upvote Share TweetPHILADELPHIA – It won’t be easy to replace LeSean McCoy with the Philadelphia Eagles, but we’re guessing someone will be lined up at running when the 2015 season begins. The Eagles don’t have a lot of options on their roster. Darren Sproles made quite a…Upvote Share Tweetprofootballtalk.com 3 hours agoWith the Bills tentatively shipping linebacker Kiko Alonso to the Eagles for an Oregon reunion with Chip Kelly, a Jets reunion between Rex Ryan and linebacker David Harris becomes more likely. When the Jets opted not to apply the franchise tag to Harris…Upvote Share Tweet
Slowey makes strong first impressionMLB.com 4 hours agoKevin Slowey, who is trying to earn a spot on the Opening Day roster, tossed two scoreless frames in the Phillies' 3-1 win over the Yankees on Wednesday afternoon at George M. Steinbrenner Field.Upvote Share Tweet
What Chip has in mind still anyone's guessphilly.com 5 hours agoIt wasn't long ago that the Eagles earned a well-deserved reputation as a flinty-eyed organization that was quick to discard veteran players nearing the wrong side of 30, or who made just a little too much money, or had otherwise become expendable despi…Upvote Share Tweet
Chip Kelly has to win the culture warESPN.com 7 hours agoPHILADELPHIA – It is already clear how Chip Kelly plans to wield his power as decision-maker in all Philadelphia Eagles football decisions: ruthlessly. In five days, Kelly traded away the franchise rushing leader and released the two longest-tenured pla…Upvote Share Tweetprofootballtalk.com 7 hours agoSo who will the Eagles turn to at running back after they’ve traded away LeSean McCoy? One option could be soon-to-be free agent Mark Ingram. Ingram, who becomes a free agent when his rookie contract with the Saints expires on Tuesday, appears to be on …Upvote Share Tweet
PFT Live: Eagles talk with Geoff Mosher, Colts/Packers offseason to-do listsprofootballtalk.com 8 hours agoThe Eagles had a very busy day on Tuesday culminating in the decision to trade running back LeSean McCoy to the Bills for linebacker Kiko Alonso. The move can’t become official until the start of the league year next Tuesday, but we’ll be talking about …Upvote Share Tweetprofootballtalk.com 13 hours agoBefore the Eagles swung a trade with the Saints to acquire running back Darren Sproles last year, they reportedly contacted the Bills about trading for C.J. Spiller. The Bills weren’t interested in making the move and Spiller played out the final year o…Upvote Share Tweet
What if Chip wants to build a defense?All along, we've assumed Chip Kelly wanted the Eagles to win with offense. His moves suggest he might want to emphasize defense.Upvote Share Tweet
Eagles' big moves free up some big bucks to chase big free agentsBy trading McCoy, cutting Williams and about to jettison Cole, Eagles are poised to make a big splash in free agency.Upvote Share Tweet
Hollands and Buchanan no longer newbies with PhilliesMario Hollands and David Buchanan recall making the Phillies' roster as underdogs last spring.Upvote Share Tweetphilly.com 16 hours agoThomas Robinson, with his fifth NBA team since being the fifth pick of the 2012 draft, could be a keeper.Upvote Share Tweetnytimes.com 19 hours agoPhiladelphia will save about $6.5 million against the salary cap by releasing Cary Williams, who was signed as a free agent in 2013 and started all 32 games over the last two seasons.Upvote Share Tweet
McCoy-for-Alonso swap would be a rare, fascinating NFL transactionprofootballtalk.com 19 hours agoIt feels like a baseball trade. Yes, that’s how the proposed swap of Eagles running back LeSean McCoy for Bills linebacker Kiko Alonso feels. It feels distinctly un-NFL. Such player-for-player, big-contract-for-little-contract deals just don’t happen in…Upvote Share Tweet
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ESPN NowMar 4Mark Rachesky, chairman of Lionsgate Entertainment and a noted distressed-asset investor, has emerged as the most recent bidder for the Atlanta Hawks,...
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The Truth About Marcus MariotaMar 4INDIANAPOLIS — With all due respect to pockmarked Jameis Winston, off-field landmine Dorial Green-Beckham and small-school (Hobart!) marvel Ali Marpet, Marcus Mariota has more coaches and scouts staying up nights watching video than anyone in the 2015 d…