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Archive: March, 2009

Jeff Lurie: Pie Chart of the Brain

Wednesday, March 11, 2009, 11:52 PM
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God 1, NFL 0

Wednesday, March 11, 2009, 5:13 PM
John Facenda Jr. has agreed to a settlement with NFL Films over the apparently unauthorized use of his late father's voice in 2006 television show designed to pump sales of the John Madden video football game, which is licensed by the league. Neither side would comment on the amount of the settlement... Read more

Terrell's Buffalo: A Wing And A Player

Tuesday, March 10, 2009, 5:18 PM
More people than you might think are able to pry their cold fingers from their snow shovels in Buffalo and type out harsh e-mails to sportswriters in other cities who dare suggest their 40-watt city is an odd place for the halogen spotlight that is Terrell Owens to play football. And it pains me to... Read more

Na Na Na Na Tra Hey Goodbye

Monday, March 9, 2009, 10:48 PM
So, this is what we know about the Eagles offensive line for the coming 2009 season: Every available member of the Andrews family has been signed and very few incumbent tackles are on board. The Eagles are in a position to wait and see about right tackle John Runyan, a free agent recovering from knee... Read more

Villanova in Philly for NCAA?

Monday, March 2, 2009, 2:28 PM
Among all the Division I schools in the Philadelphia area, only Villanova is a lock to make the NCAA basketball tournament at the moment. Wildcats fans would like nothing better to go with that invitation than a home date at the Wachovia Center when the city hosts first- and second-rounds games on... Read more
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