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AP source: Eagles interview Notre Dame's Kelly

AP source: Eagles interview Notre Dame's Kelly

PHILADELPHIA (AP) -- The Philadelphia Eagles interviewed Notre Dame coach Brian Kelly for their coaching vacancy, a person familiar with the meeting told The Associated Press.
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  • Raptors cruise to hand Sixers fifth straight defeat

    Raptors cruise to hand Sixers fifth straight defeat

    CNNSI.com Jan 9, 2013
    Raptors cruise to hand Sixers fifth straight defeat
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  • Eagles send out commercial for their coaching search

    Eagles send out commercial for their coaching search

    profootballtalk.com Jan 9, 2013
    The Philadelphia Eagles have been as transparent as any team when it comes to their coaching search, sending out tweets and texts and emails and other updates regarding the status of the effort to replace Andy Reid. Most recently, the Eagles have sent o…
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  • Should the Eagles be in a bigger hurry?

    Should the Eagles be in a bigger hurry?

    ESPN.com Jan 9, 2013
    We live in impatient times, and these days I hear a lot about the idea that the Philadelphia Eagles might be moving too slowly in their search for a new head coach. Truth is they only fired the last one nine days ago, but in the era of instant gratifica…
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  • Howie: Candidates Know We'll Support Coach

    Howie: Candidates Know We'll Support Coach

    philly.com Jan 9, 2013
    Eagles general manager Howie Roseman briefly updated the Eagles' website on the team's coaching search Wednesday. Roseman said he is confident potential candidates know the Eagles offer a framework conducive to success.
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  • Vermeil touts Jon Gruden to Philly

    Vermeil touts Jon Gruden to Philly

    Former Eagles, Rams, and Chiefs coach Dick Vermeil reportedly had a role in bringing former Eagles coach Andy Reid to Kansas City.  Now, Vermeil is trying to help replace Reid in Philly with another former NFL head coach. “My choice would be Jon Gruden
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  • Reid's top priority: Fix Chiefs' QB quandary

    Reid's top priority: Fix Chiefs' QB quandary

    ESPN.com Jan 9, 2013
    The pressing concern, at least for those who attended Andy Reid's introductory news conference Monday, was what the longtime Philadelphia Eagles coach plans to do at quarterback for the Kansas City Chiefs.
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  • Things just don't add up for the Sixers

    Things just don't add up for the Sixers

    philly.com Jan 9, 2013
    Every game, the 76ers find themselves battling uphill against two opponents. They have to take on the other team and they also have to beat the calculator.
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  • Ex-Eagles GM to be honored for lifetime of charity

    Ex-Eagles GM to be honored for lifetime of charity

    philly.com Jan 9, 2013
    THE WAY JIMMY MURRAY tells the story - and there are few who can tell one quite so wonderfully - the Eagles are playing the Washington Redskins in an exhibition game at Franklin Field in 1969. Astroturf has just been installed there and has caused the t…
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  • Eagles to interview former Chicago Bears head coach Lovie Smith

    Eagles to interview former Chicago Bears head coach Lovie Smith

    philly.com Jan 9, 2013
    HEY, THERE'S a veteran NFL head coach available, that the Eagles are planning to interview Thursday. He was fired when his team missed the playoffs the past two seasons after raising fans' expectations. Got to the Super Bowl once but lost it. He's 54 ye…
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  • Video - Sources: Eagles Interview Brian Kelly 02:18

    Sources: Eagles Interview Brian Kelly

    Jan 9
    ESPN NFL Insider Chris Mortensen has the latest insight on Brian Kelly's interview for the Philadelphia Eagles' head coaching position.
  • Video - Is Lovie Smith a good fit for Philadelphia Eagles? 02:48

    Is Lovie Smith a good fit for Philadelphia Eagles?

    Jan 9
    Michael Lombardi joins "Around the League" to talk about the possibility of Lovie Smith joining the Philadelphia Eagles and the latest on the Chicago Bears' coaching search.

Sports Columnists

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    Jan 9
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    Jan 9
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