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Donovan McNabb to formally retire as an Eagle on Monday

Sunday, July 28, 2013, 11:14 AM
Former Eagles quarterback Donovan McNabb will formally retire as an Eagle on Monday, July 29, the team announced Sunday. McNabb will hold a press conference with Eagles chairman and CEO Jeffrey Lurie at the NovaCare Complex at 10 a.m. The former No. 2-overall pick is the Birds' all-time leader in... Read more

Vick, Foles, Barkley or Dixon: Who will it be?!?!?

Sunday, July 28, 2013, 8:14 AM
With the laser-eyed focus on who Chip Kelly will pick as the Eagles' starting quarterback, you can expect opinions to vary among fans. The conversation in this cartoon took place word-for-word between me and at least three friends of mine, who I imagine just want to get a head-start on making QB-hating... Read more

Flyers goalie Steve Mason ranked No. 28 goalie by Yahoo! Sports

Friday, July 26, 2013, 5:21 PM
Yahoo! Sports’ NHL editor Sam McCaig has released his power rankings for the all 30 starting goalies in the NHL for this upcoming season. The Flyers have not decided on a starter yet, and probably won't do so until after training camp. GM Paul Holmgren said before acquiring Ray Emery that... Read more

Jrue Holiday finds his new team's name 'funny'

Friday, July 26, 2013, 3:37 PM
When the New Orleans Hornets initially changed their name to the Pelicans a few months back, the move was met with some skepticism. Sure, Pelicans may be fierce and ferocious, and there are a lot of them in New Orleans, but still, ‘Pelicans’ isn’t the most intimidating moniker. At... Read more

Eagles training camp cartoon caption contest results

Friday, July 26, 2013, 12:11 PM
On Monday, I asked for your best caption suggestions for my new Eagles cartoon. The winner, courtesy of ginomcfad. Now, it's time to find out who came on top. Here are the runner-ups: "Did any of you three stay at a Holiday Inn Express last night by any chance?" — ChrisRN "Andy’s pick... Read more

2013-14 provides an excellent opportunity for 76ers' Evan Turner

Friday, July 26, 2013, 11:16 AM
The 2013-14 NBA season could provide an excellent opportunity for Evan Turner. The popular perspective this summer seems to be that it is time for the Sixers to trade Turner. He has had three seasons to develop, and while some third-year guys are blossoming into all-stars (see: Paul George), Turner... Read more

CliffsNotes for A-Rod's memoirs

Friday, July 26, 2013, 8:09 AM
- A-Rod says he’s cleared to play. - Brian Cashman: “STFU A-Rod.” - A-Rod possibly getting banned from baseball forever. - A-Rod gets doctor to say he’s not injured. - Doctor then says he’s never actually met A-Rod. - Brian Cashman: “WTF... Read more

Donovan McNabb officially heading to FOX Sports 1

Thursday, July 25, 2013, 2:19 PM
Donovan McNabb opened up to Paul Domowitch of the Daily News about his time in Philly, the fans, and the failures of his career, among other things. But while football career is over, the former Eagles quarterback's broadcasting career is just ramping up. On Thursday, FOX Sports 1, the new sports... Read more

Vikings sign Shariff Floyd

Thursday, July 25, 2013, 2:17 PM
The Minnesota Vikings have officially signed their first-round draft pick defensive tackle Sharrif Floyd from Florida. Floyd, a Philadelphia native, had 13 tackles for the Gators last season, and was selected 23rd overall by Minnesota in April’s draft. Read more

Jim Leyland: Marlins wouldn't have won in '97 without Darren Daulton

Thursday, July 25, 2013, 1:10 PM
Tigers manager Jim Leyland was on the Dan LeBatard Show yesterday, and since the show is based out of Miami, it comes as no surprise that one of the questions asked was about his favorite player on the 1997 Marlins team that won the World Series. After first answering that Kirk Abbott was his favorite... Read more
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