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Sixers reject Grizzlies, cut short road skidUpdated Dec 26, 2012 Share Tweet
Dorell Wright scored 28 points and Spencer Hawes had 20, season-highs for both, and the Philadelphia 76ers snapped a six-game road losing streak with a 99-89 victory over the Memphis Grizzlies on Wednesday night.
Share TweetNick Foles wore his practice jersey on Wednesday, so badly wanting one more chance to play for the Eagles this season. But the rookie is sidelined with a hairline fracture in his throwing hand and is on injured reserve, not even a member of the 53-man r…Share TweetRudy Gay, the Memphis Grizzlies' leading scorer, was not with the team for Wednesday night's game against the Philadelphia 76ers.Share TweetBefore the 2011 season, the Eagles brought in Jim Washburn and then Jason Babin-who's only ever thrived in Washburn's 4-3. It worked well for a year, when Babin recorded a team-record 18 sacks. Like everything else defensive-related in Philly this yearSource: deadspin.comShare TweetThere has, for some time now, been a school of thought that the Philadelphia Eagles might not completely part ways with Andy Reid once his time as their head coach was done. The idea would be to replace him as coach but move him into a front-office role…Share TweetMike Dougherty shot video of his final game in Philadelphia on his usual perch atop Lincoln Financial Field at the 50-yard-line. All 22 players were captured in his lens. He could see the skyline on one side and the Delaware River on the other. He was j…
Giants hope for 'stranger things'Updated Dec 26, 2012 Share TweetTOM COUGHLIN looked at the four-rung ladder that the 8-7 Giants must climb on Sunday to get into the playoffs, the first step being a win over the Eagles followed by three other favorable results in the NFC East and North. "Stranger things have hap…
Some Birds might be bad fit for next coachUpdated Dec 26, 2012 Share TweetSOMETIME next week, probably Monday, Jeff Lurie will stand at a podium in the NovaCare auditorium and confirm that Andy Reid's 14-year reign as the Eagles' head coach is over.
Countdown Daily AccuScore: PHI-NYGDec 26Cary Chow goes inside the numbers for the Eagles-Giants
Countdown Daily Prediction: Eagles-GiantsDec 26The NFL Live crew makes their picks for Philadelphia at the New York Giants
Can The Eagles Beat The Giants?Dec 26Chris Mannix, Cedric Ceballos and Christian Fauria discuss the Eagles' chances of beating the Giants on Sunday.
Sixers Down Grizzlies In MemphisDec 26Dorell Wright scored 28 points to help the 76ers hand the Grizzlies their third home loss of the season.