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Archive: June, 2013

Patriots offer free jersey exchange for anyone who bought an Aaron Hernandez jersey

Friday, June 28, 2013, 3:42 PM
Former Patriots tight end Aaron Hernandez is in some pretty deep trouble; the kind of trouble that makes an organization want everyone to forget he was ever there. And phase one is to aid all those poor souls who purchased Aaron Hernandez jerseys. #Patriots announce people who purchased an Aaron... Read more

Matt Barkley prepares for zombie apocalypse

Monday, June 24, 2013, 2:39 PM
Eagles quarterback Matt Barkley took a timeout from training camp to prepare for an event of far greatest consequence than the NFL season. Always prepared. #FlyEaglesFly RT @MattBarkley: A football. "@Fausty29: What would be your weapon of choice in a zombie apocalypse?" — Philadelphia Eagles... Read more

LeSean McCoy's charity event ends in bloodshed

Monday, June 24, 2013, 2:35 PM
[Image courtesy of PennLive] Charity softball in the sundrenched suburb of Lancaster, PA; not much could be more unassuming and productive. LeSean McCoy's softball game at Lancaster's Clipper Magazine Stadium attracted 7,000 fans and raised $80,000 last year to combat ALS, the disease to which... Read more

Bernard Hopkins takes another swing at Donovan McNabb

Monday, June 24, 2013, 2:05 PM
It's been four years since Donovan McNabb suited up for the Eagles, but Philadelphia native boxer Bernard Hopkins still isn't done with him. After speaking on age, motivation, and ego, in an interview with FOX 29, the 48-year-old boxer and Eagles fan landed on his favorite topic: Donovan McNabb. McNabb's... Read more

Birds make room in nest for 130k campers

Wednesday, June 19, 2013, 5:23 PM
Lots of fans will miss the tradition, the ambience of Eagles training camp at Lehigh, but so far, one of the team's contentions about the benefits of moving camp to Philadelphia is being borne out. An Eagles spokesman said about 130,000 free tickets to the five training camp dates at Lincoln Financial... Read more

DeSean Jackson and the not-so-simple life

Monday, June 17, 2013, 1:46 PM
I got a lot of interesting responses to my Daily News Weekend story on the screening of the DeSean Jackson documentary, made by DeSean's half-brother Byron, which I thought gave an excellent insight into what made DeSean the person and player he is, for better or worse. Several people, though, tweeted... Read more

Rapper Snoop Lion says Michael Vick should be Eagles starting quarterback, fo shizzle

Monday, June 17, 2013, 12:09 PM
With his mind on his money and his money on his mind, rapper Snoop Lion voiced his opinion that Michael Vick should be the Eagles starting quarterback. “Vick, Vick, Vick, it better be Vick,” the artist formerly known as Snoop Dogg said alongside DeSean Jackson as he was interviewed by... Read more

Philadelphia is still paying for the now nonexistent Veterans Stadium

Saturday, June 15, 2013, 1:33 PM
Many Philadelphians fondly remember Veterans Stadium. Labeled for a time as “the crown jewel of Philadelphia,” the stadium was home to all of the city’s Eagles and Phillies memories for over three decades, including the 1980 Phillies World Championship. Like most stadiums however... Read more

Birds' bag ban? No problem: 10 purses the size of a hand

Friday, June 14, 2013, 2:10 PM
Ladies of Philadelphia: The quality of your purse does not need to shrink with the Eagles' new policy. While the types of bags allowed in to Lincoln Financial Field will be limited in size starting in July, we found some adorable alternatives in local stores, including Barbara Ellick, a Main Line-based... Read more

Former Eagles coach Buddy Ryan on Deadspin's worst coaches list

Friday, June 14, 2013, 12:51 PM
In response to ESPN's list of the best coach in NFL history, Deadspin released its list of "The 16 Worst Coaches in Modern NFL History" on Friday and former Eagles coach Buddy Ryan came in at No. 16. From Deadspin: Is any crappy coach in league history more beloved by a fan base than Buddy Ryan still... Read more
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