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Lee pitches 8 scoreless as Phils get first winUpdated Apr 4 Share Tweet
Cliff Lee allowed two hits in eight scoreless innings and the Philadelphia Phillies scored twice in the second inning to win their first game of the season with a 2-0 victory over the Atlanta Braves on Thursday night.
Chip Kelly’s already stepped up the tempo in PhillyUpdated Apr 4 Share TweetOffseason workouts got underway for the Eagles this week and Eagles players are already seeing how the presence of Chip Kelly will change things. Kelly’s Oregon teams were always known for doing things at a faster pace than others and moving to the NFL
Jrue Holiday Made Two Shots Last Night. Here's A Video Of The Other 22 He Missed.Updated Apr 4 Share TweetThe 76ers went into last night's game at the Bobcats with a three-game winning streak. Mathematically, Philly is still in contention for a play-hahahaha, let's cut the crap. The Sixers lost, and Jrue Holiday might still be missing shots somewhere, evenSource: deadspin.com
Keeping Score: Statistical Look at the 76ers’ Drop-OffUpdated Apr 4 Share TweetFour of Philadelphia’s top six players last season, as determined by a statistic called win shares, were no longer with the team by the end of the summer.Source: nytimes.comShare TweetMel Kiper Jr.'s latest mock draft is out, and it goes two rounds deep, which means we can talk Redskins too. Which is nice. Here's the rundown of Mel's picks for the NFC East, along with my analysis. (Not his. You have to pay to read his.) Philadelphia …Source: ESPN.com
Philly overrated as a sports town?Updated Apr 4 Share TweetIt's a common belief in Philadelphia that local fans are the most passionate in the country, especially because of crazed Eagles fans.Share TweetOregon linebacker Dion Jordan is spending time with college head coach Chip Kelly and the Eagles on Thursday and then he’ll be heading on to another visit later on Thursday. As you’d imagine, he won’t be moving too far for his next meeting. Manish MShare TweetArm with a clean bill of heart health, Utah defensive tackle Star Lotulelei will be traveling to a city known for a product that has clogged an artery or two. According to Reuben Frank of CSNPhilly.com, Lotulelei will be visiting the Eagles at some poin…Share TweetDuring this first week of their offseason program, the Philadelphia Eagles have made a few players available to the media, and one of the players who spoke Wednesday was quarterback Nick Foles. The gist of Foles' message was that he considers himself a …Share TweetPhillies once-dominant ace Roy Halladay shelled in 2013 debut, has to figure out what adjustments to make.
Inside the Phillies: Braves' lineup impresses Phillies' ManuelUpdated Apr 4 Share TweetATLANTA - Justin Upton had not yet hit his second home run in as many games, an opposite-field shot that showed off the 25-year-old outfielder's remarkable strength.Share TweetA second former Eagles defensive tackle is joining the New York Giants. According to profootball.com, the Giants have signed Mike Patterson, who will join Cullen Jenkins on the Giants defensive line in 2013.
Cold Hard FactsApr 4Cris Carter gives his take on Michael Vick, Nick Foles, Matt Barkley and Geno Smith.
Ansah, Smith Move Up In Mock DraftApr 4Mel Kiper Jr. discusses the rise of Ezekiel Ansah and Geno Smith in his latest NFL mock draft.
Lee, Phillies Avoid SweepApr 4Cliff Lee struck out eight batters over eight innings to lead the Phillies past the Braves 2-0.
McShay Mock DraftApr 4Todd McShay discusses his latest NFL mock draft.