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Archive: September, 2012

New Jersey's Mike Trout talks Millville, MVP, and... cannibalism?

Monday, September 24, 2012, 11:56 AM
Millsville, NJ native and AL MVP candidate Mike Trout gave a fantastic interview to Yahoo! Sports’ Big League Stew’s resident ‘Answer Man’ Dave Brown that’s totally worth a read over your lunch break. Brown runs the young Trout through the ringer with his trademark offbeat... Read more

Eagles linebacker DeMeco Ryans Mic'd Up

Saturday, September 22, 2012, 11:10 PM
For further reading, The Inquirer's Jeff McLane wrote a piece in Sunday's newspaper on how Eagles linebacker DeMeco Ryans has taken Eagles defense to new level. DeMeco Ryans was wired by NFL Films during the Eagles-Ravens game last week, and a four-minute sampling of the middle linebacker doing his... Read more

Redskins' Niles Paul gets juiced up

Thursday, September 20, 2012, 3:33 PM
Like pretty much everybody else on the planet, Washington Redskins tight end Niles Paul likes Capri Sun. Unlike pretty much everybody else on the planet, Washington Redskins WR Niles Paul is a really, really, really likes Capri Sun, more or less to the point of fanatical devotion. During training... Read more

NFL Films president Steve Sabol passes away

Tuesday, September 18, 2012, 1:33 PM
The National Football League announced Tuesday afternoon that NFL Films president Steve Sabol has passed away due to brain cancer at age 69. Sabol's father, Ed, founded NFL Films. The company has long been based in Mount Laurel, N.J., and has seen plenty of Eagles players and local broadcasters stop... Read more

Chad Johnson headed to Philly, but why?

Tuesday, September 18, 2012, 7:44 AM
UPDATE (11:45 a.m.): According to Geoff Mosher of, a team source confirmed to him that Johnson does not have a workout scheduled with the Eagles. UPDATE (10:20 a.m.): Ruben Frank of CSNPhilly is reporting that while Johnson may be headed to Philly, he is not here to work out for the... Read more

Are the Eagles making too much green?

Monday, September 17, 2012, 8:44 PM
Are the Eagles’ salaries flying too high? Forbes doesn’t seem to think so: in a list of 2012’s overpaid NFL players, released Monday, the magazine’s Tom Van Ripper doesn’t include any of the Boys in Green. The list instead singles out Jets linebacker David Harris ($12... Read more

Video: Flugtag Flies through Philly

Saturday, September 15, 2012, 11:34 PM's Vinny Vella tours the Camden Riverfront during the 2012 Philadelphia Red Bull Flugtag, talking to teams, inspecting their aircraft and experiencing the craziness of this one-of-a-kind event. Read more

New Kids on the Dock soar to victory

Saturday, September 15, 2012, 8:31 PM
Who said lobsters cant’ fly? That piece of wisdom was proven wrong Saturday, as Adam Denard and his teammates on New Kids on the Dock rode their crazed crustacean 45 feet over the Delaware River to win the 2012 Red Bull Flugtag. “It was so crazy when they said our name,” Denard... Read more

'Phanatic' Flugtag team flies again

Friday, September 14, 2012, 5:46 AM
**UPDATE (Sep. 15): The New Kids on the Dock have been crowned the winners of the 2012 Philadelphia Red Bull Flugtag, flying 45 feet before hitting the water.** Adam Denard has a dream (stop me if you’ve heard this one before): a 20-foot lobster soars through the air, only to make a crash... Read more

Word on the Birds: Protection

Wednesday, September 12, 2012, 3:30 AM
Video: The Inquirer's Zach Berman and the Daily News' Chuck Bausman dissect the Eagles' season opening win in Cleveland while looking ahead to their match-up against Baltimore on Sunday. Read more
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