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Cris Carter, Jonathan Ogden, Warren Sapp and others inducted into Hall Updated Aug 3, 2013
A very emotional Cris Carter highlighted an impressive class of inductees entering "football heaven" Saturday night.
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  • Concerns About Officials Keeping Up Potentially Overblown

    The Eagles brought in league officials to referee a pair of recent practices, and though statements from high-ranking officials suggested that the Eagles may not be able to run plays as quickly as they would like, the officials who attended practice had…
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  • Uggla's hustle gives Braves nine wins in a row Aug 3, 2013
    Dan Uggla's hustle allowed Justin Upton to cross the plate and give the Braves a lead Craig Kimbrel preserved in Saturday's 5-4, 12-inning win over the Phillies at Citizens Bank Park.
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  • Braves win 9th straight as bullpen stymies Phils Aug 3, 2013
    Dan Uggla had a tiebreaking RBI grounder in the 12th, the Atlanta bullpen pitched 5 2/3 scoreless innings and the Braves beat the slumping Philadelphia Phillies 5-4 on Saturday night for their ninth straight win.
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  • Two weeks in, Kelly faces big issues with Eagles Aug 3, 2013
    Camp Kelly enters its third week with as much intrigue as anticipated - and more drama than Chip Kelly desired. The Eagles' preseason opener Friday against the Patriots could bring clarity in some areas.
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  • On Eagles' measured Cooper approach

    Had it been up to me, I believe I would have cut Riley Cooper on Wednesday, right after this whole thing broke, figuring that neither I nor he had a chance to ever fix it. Personally, I find what he said and did despicable and inexcusable, and I'd have …
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  • Eagles have no immediate plans to add another receiver Aug 3, 2013
    Lost in the question of whether the Eagles will keep receiver Riley Cooper once the season begins is whether they’ll physically replace him with a new receiver until he returns from his leave of absence. Per a source with knowledge of the situation, the…
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  • Why Garcon opted against foot surgery Aug 3, 2013
    I have lots of stuff left in my notebook from the time I spent at Washington Redskins and Philadelphia Eagles training camp last week, not to mention the past two days at New York Giants camp, and I want to make sure to share it all with you. As I go th…
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  • Video - Braves Win Ninth Straight 00:32

    Braves Win Ninth Straight

    Aug 3
    Dan Uggla's RBI in the 12th lifted the Braves to a 5-4 win over the Phillies.
  • Video - Should Philadelphia Eagles WR Riley Cooper's teammates have defended him? 07:06

    Should Philadelphia Eagles WR Riley Cooper's teammates have defended him?

    Aug 3
    The "NFL Total Access" crew discusses if Riley Cooper's teammates should have defended his character, and how the Philadelphia Eagles should deal with the situation.