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Archive: October, 2012

Watch the world's largest T-shirt cannon take aim at Sixers fans

Wednesday, October 31, 2012, 11:27 PM
Tonight was supposed to be the night the Sixers introduced Andrew Bynum to a packed house at the Wells Fargo Center. Instead, fans were greeted by something just as menacing in the low post, Big Bella - the largest T-shirt cannon in the world. This is good news for fans for multiple reasons. Not only... Read more

Eagles fall, again, in Week 8 Power Rankings

Wednesday, October 31, 2012, 2:21 AM
After the Eagles' loss to the Falcons on Sunday, Michael Vick's future is looking increasingly uncertain. (Yong Kim/Staff Photographer) The Eagles’ season might as well be over, but the NFL season is only at the halfway mark. Atlanta continues their ride at the top of the NFL as the league’s... Read more

Video: What to expect from the Sixers

Monday, October 29, 2012, 12:09 PM
Video: John Mitchell of the Philadelphia Inquirer and Bob Cooney of the Philadelphia Daily News preview the Sixers season. Read more

Live updates: Eagles vs. Falcons

Saturday, October 27, 2012, 10:52 PM
Join our chat for live updates and commentary as the Eagles host the Falcons in Week 8 at Lincoln Financial Field on Sunday, October 28, 2012. Kickoff is scheduled for 1 p.m. On a mobile device? Click HERE to join the chat. Cartoonist Rob Tornoe, from the Inquirer, will post his interpretations of... Read more

Jon Dorenbos: The magical long snapper

Thursday, October 25, 2012, 11:12 AM
The long snapper is one of the most under-appreciated roles on a football team: a good long snapper doesn't get much ink unless it's because he screwed up. But the Eagles' Jon Dorenbos isn't satisfied with staying in the background, and he's developed and perfected a skill that allows him to grab as... Read more

Falcons remain on top of Week 7 Power Rankings

Wednesday, October 24, 2012, 12:09 PM
Andy Reid's post-bye week record of 13-0 will be on the line against the 6-0 Falcons on Sunday at Lincoln Financial Field. (David Maialetti/Staff Photographer) Week 7 of the NFL is donezo and the balance of power lies in the NFC. Five of the top six teams in the rankings and eight of the league’s... Read more

New York Daily News suggests Yankees trade Granderson to Phillies for Ruf

Monday, October 22, 2012, 10:56 AM
The dust hasn't quite settled in New York after the Yankees were swept out of the playoffs by the Detroit Tigers. One media outlet is suggesting that the Yankees make a deal with the Phillies, trading Curtis Granderson, a power hitting center fielder who would fill a need for the Phillies, for Darin... Read more

Falcons top Week 6 Power Rankings

Thursday, October 18, 2012, 3:00 AM
Falcons receivers Harry Douglas (83) and Roddy White (84) celebrate after White's touchdown on Sunday against the Raiders. (John Bazemore/AP) It was a week marked by collapses in the NFL, highlighted by the West Coast Eagles melting down against Denver on Monday Night Football, just a day after the... Read more

Live coverage: Eagles fire Juan Castillo

Tuesday, October 16, 2012, 11:29 AM
Eagles coach Andy Reid will address the media at noon in the wake of the firing of defensive coordinator Juan Castillo. Follow along below for live updates from our beat writers at the NovaCare Complex. If you're on a mobile device, click here. Read more

Asante Samuel takes a shot at Reid over Castillo firing

Tuesday, October 16, 2012, 11:18 AM
Former Eagles cornerback Asante Samuel, now playing for the 6-0 Falcons, took to Twitter to offer his opinion of Andy Reid firing defensive coordinator Juan Castillo. Samuel, never at a loss for words, will face his former team next Sunday when the Eagles travel to Atlanta to take on the Falcons. Read more
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