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Richardson key in stretch as Sixers up streak

Richardson key in stretch as Sixers up streak

ESPN.com Updated Nov 30, 2012
Evan Turner scored 25 points, Jason Richardson hit four 3-pointers down the stretch and the Philadelphia 76ers beat the Charlotte Bobcats 104-98 on Friday night for their third consecutive victory.
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  • Vick, McCoy out for reeling Eagles vs. Cowboys

    Vick, McCoy out for reeling Eagles vs. Cowboys

    Nick Foles handing off to Bryce Brown in front of a national television audience wasn't the way the Philadelphia Eagles envisioned their season going.
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  • Roethlisberger out, Polamalu back in for Steelers

    Roethlisberger out, Polamalu back in for Steelers

    CNNSI.com Nov 30, 2012
    PITTSBURGH (AP) -- For the third consecutive game, the Steelers will be without their star quarterback. At least it appears as if they'll have the quarterback of their defense and the reigning team MVP back on the field.
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  • Phillies non-tender outfielder Schierholtz

    Phillies non-tender outfielder Schierholtz

    MLB.com Nov 30, 2012
    A source confirmed on Friday that the Phillies have non-tendered outfielder Nate Schierholtz, who was eligible for salary arbitration.
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  • Michael Vick makes the case for Olympic gymnast Gabrielle Dougl…

    Michael Vick makes the case for Olympic gymnast Gabrielle Douglas to win Sportsman of the Year

    yahoo.com Nov 30, 2012
    With 2012 nearing its end, Sports Illustrated is set to name its annual Sportsman of the Year. Individual athletes, coaches, and teams have all been given the honor. This year, SI staff asked athletes for nominees. Philadelphia Eagles quarterback Michae…
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  • Donovan McNabb says Eagles are only going to get worse

    Donovan McNabb says Eagles are only going to get worse

    profootballtalk.com Nov 30, 2012
    Former Eagles quarterback Donovan McNabb is not optimistic about the direction his old team is heading in. Asked on CSN Philadelphia about the Eagles’ Sunday night game with the Cowboys, McNabb said he thinks quarterback Nick Foles, playing behind a bea
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  • Eagles cartoon caption contest results

    Eagles cartoon caption contest results

    philly.com Nov 30, 2012
    Earlier this week, we gave you the opportunity to write the caption for Rob Tornoe's next Eagles-themed cartoon. We got nearly 300 entries, which was a tremendous response. Now we can announce the winner, as picked by Rob himself.
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  • ImPACT Test: How It's  Used To Determine Concussion Recovery

    ImPACT Test: How It's Used To Determine Concussion Recovery

    philly.com Nov 30, 2012
    Yesterday, Eagles quarterback Michael Vick failed his second concussion test of the week, meaning he has not been cleared to return to football activities. Robert Franks, D.O., takes a closer look at the testing used to make such determinations.
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  • Ex-pitcher Park, first S. Korean in MLB, retires

    Ex-pitcher Park, first S. Korean in MLB, retires

    CNNSI.com Nov 30, 2012
    SEOUL, South Korea (AP) -- Former major leaguer Chan Ho Park is retiring after a career spanning nearly two decades in the United States, Japan and South Korea.
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  • See possible Eagles picks play Saturday

    See possible Eagles picks play Saturday

    philly.com Nov 30, 2012
    Eagles fans might take extra interest in Saturday's mega-matchup between Alabama and Georgia for the right to face Notre Dame in college's BCS National Championship Game.
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  • Final Word: NFC East

    Final Word: NFC East

    ESPN.com Nov 30, 2012
    Five nuggets of knowledge about Week 13: Tough times. The Philadelphia Eagles and the Dallas Cowboys haven't met in a game in which they both had losing records since ... well, since three weeks ago. But before that, the last time was Oct. 28, 1990. The…
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  • PFT Live: Cowboys talk with Charean Williams, PFT Planet calls …

    PFT Live: Cowboys talk with Charean Williams, PFT Planet calls and tweets

    profootballtalk.com Nov 30, 2012
    The Cowboys will be playing to keep their playoff hopes alive on Sunday night against the Eagles and we’ll be talking about their chances of winning that game on Friday’s PFT Live. Charean Williams of the Fort Worth Star-Telegram will join Mike Florio
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  • Eagles chat with Paul Domowitch

    Eagles chat with Paul Domowitch

    philly.com Nov 30, 2012
    Join the Daily News' Paul Domowitch as he takes your questions about all things Eagles at noon on Friday.
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  • Jason Babin finds it “refreshing” to be in Jacksonville

    Jason Babin finds it “refreshing” to be in Jacksonville

    When defensive end Jason Babin was released by the Eagles, he said he hoped he would wind up playing for a winner. Things didn’t really work out that way. Babin was claimed off of waivers by the 2-9 Jaguars, one of the few teams in the league with a wor
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  • Breakfast links: Dez Bryant, Pro Bowler?

    Breakfast links: Dez Bryant, Pro Bowler?

    ESPN.com Nov 30, 2012
    New York Giants Justin Tuck made it clear after the first time he played against him that he was impressed with Redskins rookie quarterback Robert Griffin III. Tuck said Wednesday that he would actually pay to watch Griffin race Eagles quarterback Micha…
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  • Eagles' Nick Foles to get another look at Cowboys

    Eagles' Nick Foles to get another look at Cowboys

    philly.com Nov 30, 2012
    Nick Foles' first action this season came against the Dallas Cowboys on Nov. 11. With Michael Vick out with a concussion, Foles stepped in and completed nearly 70 percent of his passes for 219 yards and a touchdown.
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  • Eagles' Casey Matthews weighs in on his college coach, Chip Kel…

    Eagles' Casey Matthews weighs in on his college coach, Chip Kelly

    Having played two seasons under Chip Kelly at Oregon and his next two seasons in Philadelphia, Casey Matthews has a unique perspective on whether his former coach would make a good fit with the Eagles.
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  • Inside the Phillies: With two centerfielders off the board for …

    Inside the Phillies: With two centerfielders off the board for the Phillies, is Bourn a target?

    philly.com Nov 30, 2012
    B.J. Upton will be the centerfielder in Atlanta next season. Denard Span, after being traded from the Minnesota Twins Thursday, will play the position for the National League East champion Washington Nationals.
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  • Shane Victorino best value for Phillies?

    Shane Victorino best value for Phillies?

    philly.com Nov 30, 2012
    This is a post from High Cheese, the Daily News' Phillies blog. AS WE wrote in Thursday's Daily News, the Phillies face a fascinating conundrum with their situation in centerfield. They have money to spend, and they have an obvious place to spend it. Bu…
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  • Eagles have too few big weapons to beat Cowboys

    Eagles have too few big weapons to beat Cowboys

    philly.com Nov 30, 2012
    COWBOYS (-10) over Eagles: Double V is not a fan of double digits, but jeez, how can anyone in their right mind turn toward the battered Birds? As if the seven-game losing streak ain't enough, the Eagles now have their top three offensive weapons on the…
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  • Eagles-Cowboys scouting report

    Eagles-Cowboys scouting report

    philly.com Nov 30, 2012
    Recent history: The Cowboys defeated the Eagles, 38-23, at the Linc on Nov. 11. Dallas leads the series, 60-47.
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  • Video - 'Playbook': Philadelphia Eagles vs. Dallas Cowboys 05:03

    'Playbook': Philadelphia Eagles vs. Dallas Cowboys

    Nov 30
    Will the Philadelphia Eagles continue to give the ball away to opponents and lack the fundamentals needed to pull off a win? The "Playbook" guys explain why the Eagles need to be careful against the Dallas Cowboys.
  • Video - Politics In Play In Philly? 01:10

    Politics In Play In Philly?

    Nov 30
    Sources: Michael Vick believes the Eagles using his concussion as a reason to keep starting Nick Foles.
  • Video - Make-or-Break Game For Jason Garrett? 03:20

    Make-or-Break Game For Jason Garrett?

    Nov 30
    Skip Bayless and Stephen A. Smith debate whether Sunday's game against the Eagles is a make-or-break game for Jason Garret and the Cowboys.

Sports Columnists

  • Adande: Point taken -- November games count, too

    Nov 30
    Antawn Jamison and Jodie Meeks spark Lakers off bench as offense clicks.
  • Peter King: RGIII's smarts, skills leave opposing defenses scrambling

    Nov 30
    Pardon the cliché-fest, but it's the little things that, very often, are the difference between winning and losing in a football game. Sometimes they're so little that you don't see them when you watch the game, and you don't even notice on the fourth …
  • NFL Week 13 review: John Clayton's Last Call

    Nov 30
    The AFC playoff picture is mostly set, but the Steelers are making things interesting, writes John Clayton.
  • The Sports Guy's Week 13 picks and trying to keep up with all the changes …

    Nov 30
    The 2012 NFL season will be memorialized as the season football changed, but not necessarily for the better — plus Week 13 picks.