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Nick Foles was the sixth quarterback selected in the NFL draft by the Eagles during Andy Reid's tenure as head coach, and, considering only where he fell in the draft, it would be fair to say the organization's expectations placed him squarely in the mi…Share TweetMLB.com Dec 5, 2012Phillies manager Charlie Manuel wants a lot of things, but he said Wednesday he mostly wants a center fielder.Share Tweet
Phillies Reporter In Trouble With The Government After Five Babies Died In The Baby Recliner She Inventeddeadspin.com Dec 5, 2012Leslie Gudel was Philadelphia's first full-time female sports anchor, spending more than a decade with Comcast SportsNet. A couple of years ago she left the desk to report on the Phillies, where she continues to this day. But in her spare time, she crea…Share TweetESPN.com Dec 5, 2012Rookie running back Bryce Brown has been a real and rare bright spot during this lost Philadelphia Eagles season. Filling in while starter LeSean McCoy recovers from a concussion, Brown has rushed for 178 and 169 yards, respectively in the past two game…Share Tweetdeadspin.com Dec 5, 2012The picture above was taken at the Philadelphia Eagles' practice facility today and sent to us by a friend of the site who covers the team. According to our tipster, that's Trent Edwards' locker with the makeshift Tebow nameplate on it. More »Share Tweet
Vick/McCoy still haven't passed concussion testMichael Vick and LeSean McCoy have yet to pass their ImPACT test, Eagles coach Andy Reid said Wednesday.Share Tweet
Inside the Phillies: Michael Bourn may fit Phillies better than either Upton brotherNASHVILLE - The B.J. Upton-to-the-Phillies buzz had a nice, long shelf life, especially when compared to how long the Justin Upton-to-the-Phillies speculation survived Tuesday at the winter meetings before being trampled by Shoeless Ruben Amaro Jr.Share TweetPlaying on the defensive line for Jim Washburn required an understanding of the controversial coach who was loyal to his players and often effective in developing their pass-rushing skills.Share Tweet
Sixers in desperate need of help up frontABOUT A WEEK ago, while delivering his latest update on MIA center Andrew Bynum, Sixers general manager Tony DiLeo said the organization has "plans for the future" if Bynum's aching knees prevent him from playing.Share Tweet
Maybe not Cliff Lee, but Phillies might consider trading a pitcherNASHVILLE, Tenn. - The hypothetical was laid out to Ruben Amaro Jr. 1 month ago, when the free-agent signing period was just under way and the Phillies' general manager and his brethren across the league were in Palm Springs, Calif., for a conference th…Share Tweet
Eagles guard Mathis having a block-solid seasonOFFENSIVE LINEMEN play in front of 70,000-plus spectators every week, with millions more watching on TV. But unless they're being flagged for a penalty or miss a block that allows their quarterback to get his brains scrambled, they rarely get noticed. T…Share Tweet
Blogger Blitz: Image MakeoverDec 5NFC East blogger Dan Graziano thinks the Eagles will look to someone PR friendly in their search for a new head coach
Between The Tackles: The Future For VickDec 5Ashley Fox talks about what might happen to Michael Vick when the 2012 season is over
Countdown Daily AccuScore: PHI-TBDec 5Prim Siripipat goes inside the numbers for the Eagles-Buccaneers
Sources: Los Angeles Lakers rebuffing trade inquiries for Pau GasolDec 5The Los Angeles Lakers, largely at the behest of general manager Mitch Kupchak, have rebuffed trade inquiries from at least two teams for Pau Gasol, according to sources with knowledge of the Lakers' thinking.
Daily Dime: Dallas Mavericks, Los Angeles Clippers a lesson in NBA busines…Dec 5J.A. Adande examines the Clippers' win over the Mavericks