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8:43 AM / Thursday January 23, 2020

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Eagles fans plan wedding at the Linc!

August 30, 2019

ABOVE PHOTOS: Webster Riddick Patience Carter and Alex Murray plan to get married at Lincoln Financial Field this Labor Day weekend. They love the Eagles and want to marry on the same playing field that they play on. Now they’re REAL Eagles fans!  The happy couple also met former wide receiver Mike Quick and current…

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The New Kid

August 30, 2019

ABOVE PHOTO: Philadelphia Eagles wide receiver J.J. Arcega-Whiteside catches a pass at the NFL football team’s training camp in Philadelphia. Arcega-Whiteside became the first player born in Spain drafted in the NFL when the Philadelphia Eagles selected him with the 57th overall pick in the second round in April. (AP Photo/Matt Rourke, File)  J.J. Arcega-Whiteside is…

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Your Super Bowl Champions…

August 23, 2019

A first look at the Philadelphia Eagles tells me that there may be a parade in the city’s future. By Chris Murray  For the Philadelphia Sunday Sun  I don’t usually make Super Bowl predictions at this time of the NFL year. I’m also not like many of the “homers” and fans that want to start…

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Eagles Open Practice raises $475,000 for Autism research

August 23, 2019

ABOVE PHOTO: (Photos by Webster Riddick) Philadelphia’s only public training camp for Eagles’ practice recently drew crowds of over 40,000 fans at Lincoln Financial Field. The Open Practice raised $475,000 for Autism Research. The Eagles also honored our brave servicemen and women during U.S. Military Appreciation day.

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Simone Biles soars to 6th US gymnastics title

August 16, 2019

ABOVE PHOTO: All-around winner Simone Biles, center, stands on the podium with second place finisher Sunisa Lee, left, and third place finisher Grace McCallum after the senior women’s competition at the 2019 U.S. Gymnastics Championships Sunday, Aug. 11, 2019, in Kansas City, Mo. (AP Photo/Charlie Riedel) By Will Graves associated press KANSAS CITY, Mo.— The…

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Ben Simmons says he was ‘singled out’ trying to enter casino

August 9, 2019

ABOVE PHOTO: Philadelphia 76ers guard Ben Simmons (25) during the NBA Eastern Conference semifinal basketball game in Toronto in May 12, 2019. (Frank Gunn/The Canadian Press via AP) associated press MELBOURNE, Australia — Philadelphia 76ers guard Ben Simmons has explained a social media post that seemed to imply he’d been racially profiled by security staff…

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Phillies select Venezuela’s Bobby Abreu to the Wall of Fame

August 9, 2019

ABOVE PHOTO: Bobby Abreu at podium. (Webster Riddick) In his ninth season with the Phillies, Abreu hit .303 with 348 doubles, 42 triples,195 home runs and a 841 RBI while stealing 254 bases. He had the greatest on base percentage in Phillies history post-deadball era. Abreu was first modern day Phillie to hit 50 doubles…

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Muhammad breaks world record in 400 hurdles at nationals

August 2, 2019

ABOVE PHOTO: United States’ Dalilah Muhammad competes to win the women’s 400m hurdles, at the Golden Gala Pietro Mennea track and field meeting in Rome, Thursday, June 6, 2019. (AP Photo/Gregorio Borgia) By Pat Graham ASSOCIATED PRESS DES MOINES, Iowa — In workouts, Dalilah Muhammad has often been on world-record pace. On a drizzly Sunday…

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Getting Defensive

August 2, 2019

ABOVE PHOTO: Malik Jackson (AP Photo/Gary McCullough, File) The Philadelphia Eagles defensive line By Chris Murray  For the Philadelphia Sunday SUN   Through the early days of Philadelphia Eagles training camp, most of the talk has centered around the team’s offense and its vast array of weapons like DeSean Jackson, Nelson Agholor, Darren Sproles and…

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