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profootballtalk.com Updated Dec 6, 2012
In the wake of the abrupt termination of Eagles defensive line coach Jim Washburn, reports surfaced that Washburn openly disrespected former defensive coordinator Juan Castillo by calling him “Juanita” in front of players. Eagles defensive lineman CulShare Tweet
We are at the point in the Andy Reid saga that fans and media members are talking themselves into the possibility that Reid will actually be back next season.Share Tweetprofootballtalk.com Dec 6, 2012Often, when a team that struggles to sell out its home stadium does, it’s because the fans of the visiting team plan to put their butts in the seats. With the Eagles coming to Tampa on Sunday, that’s definitely not the case. Instead, the Bucs have solShare TweetPHILADELPHIA (AP) -- The Phillies have acquired outfielder Ben Revere from the Minnesota Twins for right-handers Vance Worley and Trevor May.Share Tweet
Andrew Bynum is pictured by fans in public working at his new, safer, hobby: Pop-a-Shot basketballyahoo.com Dec 6, 2012Philadelphia 76ers center (technically, we suppose, as he's yet to play a minute with the team) Andrew Bynum has been roundly criticized of late for deciding to subject his oft-injured and surgically-beaten knees to the slicked-up hardwood of local bowl…Share Tweet
Ian Thomsen: Appreciate Heat now, as upcoming tax threatens a potential dynastyCNNSI.com Dec 6, 2012Whether you love or hate the Miami Heat, you ought to appreciate their runs at the championship over the next two seasons. Because owner Micky Arison may not be able to afford his team by 2014-15.Share Tweet
Inciarte selected by Phillies in Rule 5 DraftMLB.com Dec 6, 2012The Phillies found at least one potential center fielder Thursday morning at the Winter Meetings. They selected Ender Inciarte from the Arizona Diamondbacks in the Rule 5 Draft.Share Tweet
Keeping Score: Early Contenders for Most Improved Playernytimes.com Dec 6, 2012Besides Jrue Holiday of the 76ers, Eric Bledsoe of the Clippers and Larry Sanders of the Bucks, in their third years, have made larger contributions to their teams this season.Share TweetThe Texas Rangers and Philadelphia Phillies are talking about a trade involving Michael Young, sources confirmed on Thursday.Share Tweet
Final vote: Who is Eagles' weakest link?No doubt about it - the secondary is the primary focus of the wrath of Eagles fans.Share Tweet
Phillies' wish list: Third baseman, rightfielderNASHVILLE, Tenn. - Ruben Amaro Jr. insisted he was not frustrated. Tired? Sure. But not frustrated. Same goes for Charlie Manuel, who spent part of the afternoon hunkered down with the front office decision-makers in the Phillies suite on the sixth floo…Share TweetLAST SUNDAY, during halftime of the Eagles-Cowboys game, Bob Costas seemed to advocate gun control. In the segment, Costas referenced an article by Fox Sports' Jason Whitlock concerning the recent murder/suicide of Chiefs linebacker Jovan Belcher and gi…Share Tweet
Eagles quietly usher in a new era at quarterbackThe last time the Eagles demoted one quarterback and promoted another, the locker room at the NovaCare Complex was as crowded with reporters as it has ever been.Share Tweet
Eagles Notebook: Schiano on difference of coaching college, prosTHE TRICKIEST part of the transition from college coaching to the NFL isn't Xs and Os, Tampa Bay Bucs coach Greg Schiano told Philadelphia-area reporters in a conference call Wednesday.Share Tweet
Eagles' defensive line getting on-the-job training on new scheme'ENORMOUS Changes at the Last Minute" is the title of a very fine short story collection by the late author Grace Paley.Share Tweet
Preview: Philadelphia Eagles vs. Tampa Bay BuccaneersDec 6NFL Films previews the Week 14 matchup between the Philadelphia Eagles and the Tampa Bay Buccaneers.
Winter Meetings Afternoon ReportDec 6ESPN's Buster Olney and Tim Kurkjian on the chances Michael Young gets traded and what teams have the best chance to land Josh Hamilton and Zack Greinke.
Countdown Daily Prediction: Eagles-BuccaneersDec 6The NFL Live crew makes their picks for Philadelphia at Tampa Bay
Winter Meetings Morning ReportDec 6Jon Sciambi and Buster Olney on where Josh Hamilton and Zack Greinke may land, and the chances that Philadelphia acquires Michael Young.
NBA -- What scouts are sayingDec 6Marc Stein checks in with advance scouts to get their takes on the most pressing NBA topics.
Biggest NFL games of Week 14 -- John Clayton's First & 10Dec 6No. 1 seeds are on the line this weekend, but that distinction isn't as valuable as it once was, John Clayton writes.