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The Jaguars claimed via waiver on Wednesday the contract of former Eagles defensive end Jason Babin. The contract covers three more seasons. Under a little-known quirk in the Collective Bargaining Agreement, Babin can become a free agent after the 2013…
Jason Avant has full participation in practiceUpdated Nov 28, 2012 Share TweetJason Avant was a full participant in practice for the first time since suffering an injury in the Eagles' last game against the Cowboys. Avant has a good chance of playing Sunday against the Cowboys.
Do You Want To Watch A Basketball Game On TV With Dennis Rodman For $59?Updated Nov 28, 2012 Share TweetIf you're in Chicago on Dec. 1, why not go watch a Bulls-Sixers game (on TV) with Dennis Rodman? It's part of the Dennis Rodman Viewing Party Experience. Also included in the Dennis Rodman Viewing Party Experience: a Q&A with The Worm, two drinks, a…Source: deadspin.comShare TweetBullpens. You can't leave them undermanned, especially around the holidays. To that end, three teams have stocked themselves with a right-hander. • Jonathan Broxton is heading back to the Cincinnati Reds. • Ryan Madson has signed with the Los AngelesSource: yahoo.com
Rick Reilly takes a shot at Cam, Panthers fire backUpdated Nov 28, 2012 Share TweetWell, Rick Reilly appears to have gotten this one first on Twitter as well. Whether it’s true or not is a matter for debate. Hours after the Panthers beat the Eagles Monday night, Reilly took a shot at Panthers quarterback Cam Newton, accusing him of daSource: profootballtalk.comShare TweetThe Phillies are close to getting a setup man. They are working on a trade with the Houston Astros for right-hander Wilton Lopez, a source confirmed to MLB.com. Minor League prospects from the Phillies have been agreed upon, and Lopez is believed to be …Source: MLB.comShare TweetEagles owner Jeffrey Lurie said in August that the Eagles needed to be better than last year’s 8-8 mark or major changes would be in store. And if the owner was serious in his preseason press conference, then this latest loss probably marked the end ofShare TweetPanthers quarterback Cam Newton’s second NFL season hasn’t been the rousing success that his rookie season was, but his play in Week 12 was something closer to what we saw in 2011. The performance against the Eagles brought Newton an honor he also claSource: profootballtalk.com
Inside the Phillies: Once again, Philles approach season's start missing a starUpdated Nov 28, 2012 Share TweetThe Phillies finally provided us with some significant offseason news on Tuesday. It was bad news, but significant nonetheless. All-star catcher Carlos Ruiz, the best position player on the team in 2012, will not be around for the start of the 2013 seas…
Eagles Notes: McCoy still feeling effects of concussionUpdated Nov 28, 2012 Share TweetThe Eagles said Tuesday that LeSean McCoy is still in the first phase of a five-stage process to return from a concussion, making it unlikely that McCoy will play Sunday against the Dallas Cowboys.Share TweetThough it may have looked as if the play-calling changed Monday night with Bryce Brown at running back, the Eagles called the same plays they had called when the injured LeSean McCoy was the primary ballcarrier. There may have been more reliance on the …Share TweetThe Lakers and Pacers tilt last night in L.A. was so bad it was almost comical. There was Dwight Howard missing clutch free throws and laughing about it. There was Joey Crawford making awful calls left and right. There was Indiana fumbling away nearly e…Source: dimemag.com
Further Review: Eagles' defense lacking in upstairs gameUpdated Nov 28, 2012 Share TweetAFTER THOSE first two ridiculous first-quarter Carolina touchdowns Monday night, on which receivers were left uncovered by flummoxed Eagles defenders, I bumped into a fellow I know in the press box. Don't want to say who, because we weren't talking for …
NFL32OT: Who Will Be Playoff-Bound?Nov 28Episode 226: Suzy Kolber and Mark Schlereth discuss the playoff race in the NFC. Brian Dawkins breaks down the Jaguars recent claim of Jason Babin. The NFL32 crew discuss the issues that plague the Eagles defense.
E:60 - The Real McCoyNov 28Philadelphia Eagles RB LeSean McCoy is no secret to NFL fans. But in high school, LeSean suffered a devastating ankle injury that threatened his football future. E:60's Lisa Salters tells the story of how McCoy made it to the NFL.
Jaguars Claim Jason BabinNov 28Jason Babin, who was released by the Eagles, was claimed by the Jacksonville Jaguars.
Countdown Daily AccuScore: PHI-DALNov 28Prim Siripipat goes inside the numbers for the Eagles-Cowboys
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Rolando McClain to be released by Oakland Raiders, according to sourceNov 28Oakland Raiders linebacker Rolando McClain to be released Thursday, according to source.
Derek Fisher agrees to deal with Dallas MavericksNov 28Veteran point guard Derek Fisher is returning to the NBA after agreeing to a deal with the Dallas Mavericks, coach Rick Carlisle said Wednesday night.
Chauncey Billups of Los Angeles Clippers to make season debutNov 28Los Angeles Clippers guard Chauncey Billups will play his first game of the season Wednesday night when the Clippers face the Minnesota Timberwolves.