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The Eagles moved up three spots Thursday, but unfortunately for fans it was in ticket prices and not the NFL draft. The Eagles will raise ticket prices by an average of $8 in 2013, their first season under new coach Chip Kelly. It is their first increas…
Share TweetThe strong consensus belief is that new coach Chip Kelly wants to change the Philadelphia Eagles to a 3-4 defense from the 4-3 they currently run, and Rich Hofmann has taken a look at what, specifically, that would entail. His conclusion is that the Eag…Share TweetOn the morning of the announcement, Sacramento Kings players were waiting for their coach, Keith Smart. "Coach," one player said, "you got something to tell us?"Source: CNNSI.com
Tattoos link Eagles QB Nick Foles and 49ers TE Garrett CelekUpdated Jan 31 Share TweetNEW ORLEANS - Nick Foles and Garrett Celek are good friends. How good? When the two were roommates at Michigan State, they decided to get Chinese symbols tattooed on the inside of their left arms, just under their armpits. Tattoos often come with storie…Share TweetAgitated, not angry Ray Lewis was asked again Wednesday about a Sports Illustrated report accusing him of using deer antler extract, a banned performance-enhancement drug, to help speed his healing from a torn triceps earlier this season. Lewis deni…
Akers looking for a Super ending to a rough seasonUpdated Jan 31 Share TweetNEW ORLEANS - The last Super Bowl that David Akers played in, his evening ended in desperation, Akers blooping an onside kick that was easily recovered by the Patriots' Christian Fauria late on a breezy night in Jacksonville, after the Eagles took way t…
Osi Keeping Options OpenJan 31Giants DE Osi Umenyiora joins "First Take" to discuss the disappointing end to New York's season, the NFC East, and his options as he hits free agency.
Don Banks: Seahawks' Wilson familiar with Super-bound 49ersJan 31NEW ORLEANS -- Colin Kaepernick might be all the rage at this year's Super Bowl, but the most recent quarterback to beat San Francisco and its wunderkind second-year passer showed up here today with a little buzz of his own attached to his name. Seattle…
Don Banks: Ravens' Super Bowl run a testament to skills of Ozzie NewsomeJan 31NEW ORLEANS -- In some form or fashion, on multiple fronts, the issue of legacy hangs over every Super Bowl these days. But that discussion at Super Bowl XLVII should start nowhere else but with the singular feat that would be Ozzie Newsome's if his Bal…