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The first team offense shines, picking the Panthers defense apart. The defense still has a long way to go. RB LeSean McCoy waltzing into the end zone Chip Kelly’s offense continues to impress. Nick Foles completed his first six passes. Michael Vick comp…Share Tweet
Observation deck: Eagles-PanthersESPN.com Aug 15, 2013PHILADELPHIA -- Round 2 of Chip Kelly’s quarterback derby, a 14-9 Eagles victory over the visiting Carolina Panthers Thursday night, is in the books. Here are some observations from Kelly’s first NFL win: Michael Vick and Nick Foles each played a quarte…Share Tweetprofootballtalk.com Aug 15, 2013On September 19, the Eagles will retire the number worn by quarterback Donovan McNabb. Coaching Philly’s opponent that night will be the man who selected McNabb with the second pick in the 1999 draft, coach Andy Reid. Reid, who now coaches the Chiefs, t…Share Tweetyahoo.com Aug 15, 2013Several teams wrapped up their training camps on Thursday, which also happens to be the first of five straight nights of preseason football. Four games are on the docket tonight, including the Philadelphia Eagles and Carolina Panthers, where Chip Kelly …Share TweetESPN.com Aug 15, 2013Philadelphia Phillies ace Roy Halladay pitched six innings Thursday in his first rehab start since being sidelined by a shoulder injury.Share TweetLinebacker Phillip Hunt underwent surgery to repair the partially torn anterior cruciate ligament in his left knee, the Eagles said Thursday.Share TweetIt’s been several months since Andy Reid took over as the head coach of the Chiefs, so it’s a good time to check in with the longtime Eagles coach about his thoughts on life in Kansas City. That’s just what we’ll do on Thursday’s edition of Pro Football…Share Tweet
A group led by 76ers owner Josh Harris and David Blitzer has purchased the Devils for a reported $32A group led by 76ers owner Josh Harris and David Blitzer has purchased the Devils for a reported $320 million. Lou Lamoriello will remain in charge of hockey operations.Read more...Share TweetA real, winged bat flew onto the field in the middle of last night's Phillies-Braves game. If you've seen this story by now, you probably think that the batboy scooped the bat from shortstop Paul Janish's glove and then ran, cradling it, to the Braves d…Share Tweet
'This Is Going to Be Very Good for Me'CNNSI.com Aug 15, 2013PETER KING: Now that some time has passed, can your locker room accept Riley Cooper back? MICHAEL VICK: “I’ve been Riley’s teammate for three years. Three years … I just know what type of person he is. I hung out with him in a certain way that was diver…Share TweetMLB.com Aug 15, 2013This is a time for evaluation. Phillies general manager Ruben Amaro Jr. sat on a couch in the manager's office inside the visitors' clubhouse Wednesday at Turner Field and discussed some of the assessments and discussions that are taking place these day…Share Tweet
Dime Q&A: Nick Young On Kendrick Lamar & The New “Call Of Duty: Ghosts” Multiplayer Trailerdimemag.com Aug 15, 2013Everyone knows NBA players love video games. If you’ve been following Dime over the past few years then you know the Call of Duty series is probably the most popular. Yesterday in Los Angeles, DeAndre Jordan, Nick Young and No. 1 draft pick Anthony Benn…Share Tweet
John Harbaugh: Juan Castillo is the finest teacher in the NFLprofootballtalk.com Aug 15, 2013Juan Castillo was the most criticized assistant coach in the NFL over the last couple of seasons, as he went from the Eagles’ offensive line coach to their defensive coordinator, to unemployed and blamed for the team’s decline. But Castillo’s new boss, …Share TweetBrett Brown knows how hard it will be to turn the Sixers into a winner, and for that, you have to admire him.Share Tweet
Avant has grown into a leader, on and off the field for EaglesWith his work ethic, and his clubhouse presence, Jason Avant has proved to be a valuable member of the Eagles.Share Tweet
Philadelphia Eagles cornerback Cary Williams satisfied with defense?Aug 15Philadelphia Eagles cornerback Cary Williams seemed dissatisfied with his team's defense last week. Has his mind changed after a victory over the Carolina Panthers? Find out as the cornerback speaks.
Vick, Foles Sharp In Eagles WinAug 15Michael Vick and Nick Foles both played well in the Eagles' 14-9 win over the Panthers.
Philadelphia Eagles quarterbacks Nick Foles and Mike Vick react to latest performancesAug 15Aditi Kinkhabwala chats with Michael Vick and Nick Foles as they discuss the Philadelphia Eagles' preseason win over the Carolina Panthers, and what it means for their QB competition.
Pre Week 2: Carolina Panthers vs. Philadelphia Eagles highlightsAug 15Highlights from the Philadelphia Eagles' 14-9 win over the Carolina Panthers in Week 2 of the preseason.