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LeSean McCoy doesn’t care who the quarterback will be

LeSean McCoy doesn’t care who the quarterback will be

profootballtalk.com Updated Jun 20, 2013
There’s now a third camp in the Eagles’ quarterback controversy controversy. Some players, like quarterback Mike Vick and receiver DeSean Jackson, want coach Chip Kelly to pick a starter before training camp. Others, like guard Evan Mathis, want Kelly t…
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  • Amaro: Lee, Papelbon not on trade market

    Amaro: Lee, Papelbon not on trade market

    ESPN.com Jun 20, 2013
    While the Philadelphia Phillies struggle to achieve even a winning record, speculation persists that Cliff Lee and Jonathan Papelbon will be available before next month's non-waiver trade deadline.
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  • Hot ticket in Philly: We’re talking about practice

    Hot ticket in Philly: We’re talking about practice

    profootballtalk.com Jun 20, 2013
    The Eagles didn’t do much for history and tradition by moving their training camp from Lehigh to Lincoln Financial Field. But they’re making it possible for more people see them. According to Les Bowen of the Philadelphia Daily News, the Eagles have alr…
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  • Supreme Court Justice Samuel Alito might have worn a Phillies j…

    Supreme Court Justice Samuel Alito might have worn a Phillies jersey under judge’s robes

    yahoo.com Jun 20, 2013
    U.S. Supreme Court Justice Samuel Alito threw out a ceremonial first pitch at the Texas Rangers game Wednesday — it was outside, but at least he made it without a bounce — and he also answered a few baseball questions from the assembled media. As report…
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  • M. Young joins 1,000 RBI club on two-run homer

    M. Young joins 1,000 RBI club on two-run homer

    MLB.com Jun 20, 2013
    Phillies third baseman Michael Young drove in his 1,000th and 1,001st career runs when he connected on a two-run homer during Philadelphia's 6-2 loss to Washington in 11 innings on Wednesday to become the 242nd Major League player to reach the 1,000 car…
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  • Not-so-surprising finish

    Not-so-surprising finish

    philly.com Jun 20, 2013
    Another game, another loss, and the Phillies continue to show they are a middle-of-the-road team.
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  • For Saltveit, Eagles' Kelly an open book

    For Saltveit, Eagles' Kelly an open book

    philly.com Jun 20, 2013
    Mark Saltveit, a huge Oregon football fan, has written 'The Tao of Chip Kelly.'
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  • Former Soul coach Munsey now with Eagles

    Former Soul coach Munsey now with Eagles

    philly.com Jun 20, 2013
    Bret Munsey has been hired as a the Birds' college scout for the Mid-Atlantic region.
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  • Linc a site for more eyes

    Linc a site for more eyes

    philly.com Jun 20, 2013
    The Eagles say about 130,000 free tickets to the five training camp dates at Lincoln Financial Field have been distributed.
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    Jun 20
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    Jun 20
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