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As the McNabb Turns

November 8, 2010

In the latest episode of that long-running Sunday series, “As the McNabb Turns,” Redskins’ head coach Mike Shanahan benched the former Birds quarterback for Rex Grossman in the last minute of Sunday’s 37-25 loss to the Detroit Lions.

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Lack of offense derails Phillies title hopes

November 1, 2010

Even though the Phillies had arguably the best starting rotation in baseball in 2010 with NL Cy Young candidate Roy Halladay, Roy Oswalt, and Cole Hamels, the Phillies lack of offense ultimately killed their hopes for a second World Series title in three years.

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The unflappable Jimmy Rollins

October 24, 2010

Back in 2007 when Jimmy Rollins made the bold declaration that the Phillies were the team to beat, his words raised eyebrows and angered New York Mets fans. As it turned out, Rollins was more than a little right.

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NFL may suspend players for making violent hits

October 24, 2010

The league is considering suspending players for illegal hits in an effort to help prevent serious injuries, NFL executive vice president of football operations Ray Anderson told The Associated Press on Monday, one day after several scary collisions in games.

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Phillies still can outslug teams when needed

October 17, 2010

Lost in the hype over Philadelphia’s outstanding pitching is a star-studded offense loaded with talent. The Phillies’ lineup includes seven players who’ve been All-Stars, two former MVPs and five guys who’ve hit 30 homers.

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Will Michael Vick ever catch a break?

October 11, 2010

Now after the much ballyhooed and anticipated match between the Washington Redskins, which heralded the comeback of former Birds’ QB Donovan McNabb, now playing with Washington, Vick found himself flattened in the first half of the game with a rib injury that will keep him sidelined for up to six weeks.

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Vick is the MAN! Finally….

September 26, 2010

The soap opera that is your 2010 Philadelphia Eagles is the continuing story of a head coach who has flip-flopped on things more than a politician running for office, a broken promise to a young quarterback and an unlikely chance for a veteran seeking redemption from a troublesome path.

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