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Philadelphia Sports News and Rumors
Schneider reportedly retires after 13 yearsUpdated Jan 29 Share TweetCatcher Brian Schneider, who caught 13 years with the Expos/Nationals organization, Mets and Phillies, has decided to retire, according to his hometown newspaper, the Allentown Morning Call.Source: MLB.comShare TweetSome people doubt that new Eagles coach Chip Kelly can succeed in the NFL with the same kind of offense he ran at Oregon. But 49ers running back LaMichael James, who played for Kelly at Oregon, has news for those doubters: James says Kelly’s offense isShare TweetNEW ORLEANS — Juan Castillo must have said the phrase “hard work” a thousand times during his less-than-two-season tenure as the Eagles defensive coordinator. So when he was fired and unemployed for almost three months, the coach that would often spShare TweetPHILADELPHIA (AP) -- Reliever Chad Durbin and the Phillies have finalized a $1 million, one-year contract.Share TweetNEW ORLEANS -- Alex Smith, the backup quarterback of the San Francisco 49ers, drew a good-sized crowd Tuesday at Super Bowl media day. Smith led his team to the brink of last year's Super Bowl and to a strong start this year before losing his job to the…Source: ESPN.comShare TweetSuper Bowl media day, Ravens defensive backs coach Teryl Austin, standing nearby, announced to his colleague the kind of questions he was about to be asked. "He's going to ask you about becoming the next defensive coordinator of the Eagles," A…Share TweetEagles observers are currently in guessing-game mode about the future of the quarterback position under rookie coach Chip Kelly. Michael Vick is on the roster with a bloated, $15.5 million base salary. Nick Foles was a rookie in 2012, and his performanc…Source: profootballtalk.com
Source: Lazor bolts UVa staff to join Eagles'Updated Jan 29 Share TweetVirginia offensive coordinator Bill Lazor will join Chip Kelly's Philadelphia Eagles staff as quarterbacks coach, a league source told ESPN NFL Insider Adam Schefter.Source: ESPN.comShare TweetThe bad news about Cole Hamels' left shoulder was news to him. "I don't even know what it was about," the Phillies' pitcher said Monday night in his first interview since a report surfaced earlier this month that he experienced some shoulder d…Share TweetEagles running back LeSean McCoy released a statement Monday apologizing for a spat with the mother of his son on Twitter late Saturday night.Share TweetIT DOESN'T matter that the Sixers were undone by a pair of last-minute offensive rebounds, or that they missed two good shots in the final moments.
What Could Be: Philadelphia's 103-100 loss to Memphis was tough.…Updated Jan 29 Share TweetPhiladelphia's 103-100 loss to Memphis was tough. So is trying to salvage a once-promising season not knowing when, or if, Andrew Bynum will return, writes Chris Mannix.Source: CNNSI.com
Don Banks: Oher's story still resonating with Ravens; more Media Day SnapsJan 29NEW ORLEANS -- Musings, observations and the occasional insight from Tuesday's Super Bowl Media Day at the Superdome, always the most inane day on the league's annual calendar...
Peter King: America tires of Ray Lewis, Alex Smith's fate, mailJan 29NEW ORLEANS -- One thing, as Super Bowl week kicks off in full Tuesday with Media Day at the Superdome, I think that I should have dropped into Monday Morning Quarterback:
Coast to Coast - Time for the Boston Celtics to blow it up?Jan 29Our experts discuss what Boston should do now that Rajon Rondo is on the shelf for the rest of the season.
Allen Iverson turns down Texas Legends' D-League offerJan 29Allen Iverson has announced that he remains hopeful of getting one last shot at the NBA but says he's turning down the opportunity to launch his comeback in the NBA Development League.