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When winning brings redemption

December 5, 2010

If you flash back to when Michael Vick first arrived in Philadelphia, the reaction from most of the fans was similar to that of a lynch mob. On the day Vick had his press conference, protesters armed with dogs and signs, one of which said: “Hide your beagle, Vick’s an Eagle.”

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Man Up. Time for Vince Young to Put Away Childish Things

November 28, 2010

Despite the fact that Young is 30-17 as a starting quarterback, Fisher has never had confidence in him. According to various reports, Fisher didn’t really want to draft Young; his preference was his Rose Bowl opponent, USC quarterback Matt Leinert.

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Vick and Eagles embarrass McNabb and Redskins 59-28

November 21, 2010

Forget about the contract: The Philadelphia Eagles weren’t happy with Donovan McNabb’s words. And they were thoroughly upset with LaRon Landry’s alleged dirty deeds, both before and during the game. The best way to handle it? Have Michael Vick and the offense run up the score.

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Twice as good…

November 14, 2010

The Philadelphia Eagles and the Washington Redskins at Fed Ex Field in Landover, Md. is not only a big game involving two contenders in the NFC East, it will be a game in which both starting quarterbacks—Michael Vick and Donovan McNabb will come into the game with a bit of a chip on their shoulders.

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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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