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Share TweetJason Peters said he might have come back late last season if the Eagles hadn't been buried in the standings.Share TweetIt's believed that Brandon Graham will be an outside linebacker in the Eagles' new defense. Graham, though, wouldn't confirm that will happen.Share TweetIn seasons past, if the Phillies had Roy Halladay pitching the next game after losing the season opener, there would've been confidence back home in the Delaware Valley. But confidence is not exactly overflowing among Phils fans entering Wednesday's gam…Source: MLB.comShare TweetThe Buccaneers and placekicker Nate Kaeding have agreed to a one-year deal, the Des Moines Register reported Tuesday. Also, the Bucs have added to their wide receiver depth, signing former Rams, Eagles and Giants pass catcher Steve Smith, NFL writer Jen…Source: profootballtalk.com
Eagles draft party: Free tickets available soonUpdated Apr 2 Share TweetTickets for the annual Eagles NFL Draft Party will be made available at 10 a.m. Thursday.Share TweetThe inscription at the base of the Statue of Liberty now specifically encompasses former members of the Eagles’ defensive line. Last month, the Giants signed Cullen Jenkins, a defensive tackle who had been jettisoned in Philadelphia. Now, Ralph VacchianSource: profootballtalk.com
Preseason pitching problems persist in openerUpdated Apr 2 Share TweetATLANTA - It is a long season, as the Phillies vividly reminded us with a long night here Monday. It is impossible to reach reasonable conclusions after just one game, but that's what opening day is for. For more than a month, we've been told every roug…Share TweetATLANTA - It was more than two hours before game time, and the first player to emerge in the visitors dugout at Turner Field was Chase Utley.
More positives than negatives in Phillies' loss to BravesUpdated Apr 2 Share TweetPhillies lose opener in Atlanta, but there are more good signs than bad.
Uptons savor victorious debut as teammatesUpdated Apr 2 Share TweetAs Justin Upton marked his Braves debut with an impressive home run in the fifth inning of Monday night's 7-5 Opening Day win over the Phillies at Turner Field, B.J. Upton was proudly enjoying the thrill of experiencing life with his little brother as h…Source: MLB.com
Peter King: Palmer deal had to happen, more QB musical chairs; mailApr 2It's another day to write about quarterbacks. Three topics I want to clear up, in the wake of all the quarterback action in the last few days.
Adande: Grant Hill, in his own wordsApr 2With his career nearing the end, Grant Hill recalls the highs and lows of the past two decades.
Don Banks: Tank Carradine could make next epic comeback, but do teams beli…Apr 2Chances are there are no Adrian Petersons waiting to be discovered in this year's NFL draft class. For the first time in league history, there might not even be a running back taken in the first round.
NBA: Coast to Coast - Shaquille O'Neal jersey retirementApr 2Is Shaq the last great big man? Should the Magic and Heat retire his number, too?