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Sixers reject Grizzlies, cut short road skid

Sixers reject Grizzlies, cut short road skid

ESPN.com Updated Dec 26, 2012
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.
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  • Eagles quarterback Nick Foles casts an eye to the future

    Eagles quarterback Nick Foles casts an eye to the future

    Nick 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…
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  • Grizzlies' Gay misses game for personal reasons

    Grizzlies' Gay misses game for personal reasons

    nba.com ESPN.com Dec 26, 2012
    Rudy Gay, the Memphis Grizzlies' leading scorer, was not with the team for Wednesday night's game against the Philadelphia 76ers.
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  • Jason Babin Blasts The Eagles And Their "Socialistic System"

    Jason Babin Blasts The Eagles And Their "Socialistic System"

    deadspin.com Dec 26, 2012
    Before 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 year
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  • Pondering Andy Reid's future

    Pondering Andy Reid's future

    ESPN.com philly.com Dec 26, 2012
    There 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…
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  • Eagles video director to retire after 37 years

    Eagles video director to retire after 37 years

    philly.com Dec 26, 2012
    Mike 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…
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  • Giants hope for 'stranger things'

    Giants hope for 'stranger things'

    philly.com Dec 26, 2012
    TOM 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…
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  • Some Birds might be bad fit for next coach

    Some Birds might be bad fit for next coach

    philly.com Dec 26, 2012
    SOMETIME 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.
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  • Video - Countdown Daily AccuScore: PHI-NYG 00:52

    Countdown Daily AccuScore: PHI-NYG

    Dec 26
    Cary Chow goes inside the numbers for the Eagles-Giants
  • Video - Countdown Daily Prediction: Eagles-Giants 01:07

    Countdown Daily Prediction: Eagles-Giants

    Dec 26
    The NFL Live crew makes their picks for Philadelphia at the New York Giants
  • Video - Can The Eagles Beat The Giants? 02:58

    Can The Eagles Beat The Giants?

    Dec 26
    Chris Mannix, Cedric Ceballos and Christian Fauria discuss the Eagles' chances of beating the Giants on Sunday.
  • Video - Sixers Down Grizzlies In Memphis 01:10

    Sixers Down Grizzlies In Memphis

    Dec 26
    Dorell Wright scored 28 points to help the 76ers hand the Grizzlies their third home loss of the season.

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