CONSIDERING the carryover effect from the Eagles' season-opening victory over the Cleveland Browns on Sunday, few people likely noticed that rookie coach Doug Pederson began his first real day-after news conference the same way his old boss, Andy Reid, began each one of his for more than a decade in Philadelphia: with an injury update.
AN UNUSUAL musical collision played a role in the Carson Wentz era of Eagles football rolling off to a successful start on Sunday at Lincoln Financial Field - country music superstar Jason Aldean and hip-hop mogul Kanye West.
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AS FAR AS being a welcomed site for a professional sports league, Las Vegas got out of the penalty box in June, when NHL commissioner Gary Bettman announced that the mecca of gambling in America was granted an expansion franchise that would begin play in the 2017-18 season.
HERE IS THE difference between becoming Olympic heroes and Olympic dimwits. On Tuesday, the gold medal-winning United States women's gymnastics team was in Manhattan for a taping of the The Tonight Show and just happened to swing by the Richard Rodgers Theatre for prime seats to the Broadway hit Hamilton.
THE INTERNATIONAL Basketball Federation got what it wanted after it changed its rules to allow professionals, i.e. NBA players, to participate in the 1992 Barcelona Olympics: a worldwide growth in the quality and popularity of basketball played in 214 of its 215 member delegations.
AT THIS POINT, Zach Ertz has stopped trying to figure what the phrase "breakout season" means. The talented tight end out of Stanford had that presented as his story going into his second season and going into his third season.
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