| Sep 1, 2012
| 7:11 PM
Somewhere, Bill Belichick is smiling.
From the day Bill O'Brien was hired in January, the Belichick protégé has said and done all the right things as in his attempt to rebuild Penn State's image and sell it to prospective recruits and the media in the...
| Sep 1, 2012
| 7:51 PM
What we know about the Philadelphia Eagles after the flurry of roster moves they made Friday and Saturday to get their roster down to the NFL limit of 53 players is this: They're overloaded at some spots and deficient at others.
This has general...
| Sep 3, 2012
| 6:58 PM
1. Packers: The addition of Cedric Benson could give the Packers a dimension they lacked.
2. Giants: They are a little beat up at cornerback, but their pass rush should be able to compensate while they get healthy.
3. Patriots: Questions about the...
| Sep 8, 2012
| 5:13 PM
— Based on the way the Philadelphia Eagles finished last season and almost every season under head coach Andy Reid, it could be argued that it's not terribly important for them to get off to a strong start this fall.
The longest current tenured...
| Oct 13, 2012
| 9:11 AM
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Matthew Stafford and the Detroit Lions are right where Michael Vick and the Philadelphia Eagles were last year.
Coming off a rare playoff appearance, the Lions entered this season with high expectations. But they're 1-3 entering...
| Sep 10, 2012
| 7:09 PM
The following are odds and ends from the local sports scene.
TOPSY TURVY TIMES
IN PACIFIC LEAGUE
Friday night wasn’t your average night for local football.
With its nailbiting 33-28 victory over South Pasadena High, Hoover began its season at 2-...
| Sep 11, 2012
— Dissecting a win that feels much more like a loss is always a tricky proposition, but here goes:
Michael Vick's stirring career resurrection with the Philadelphia Eagles has stalled out to the point where it's rolling back down the hill.
| Jun 7, 2012
| 7:23 PM
— Now that Joe Banner is out as president of the Philadelphia Eagles, it's safe to say the franchise will handle its football operations a little differently.
But it's not nearly as safe to say this is all the result of head coach Andy Reid winning...
| Jun 14, 2012
| 8:43 PM
Despite a vote of confidence from Philadelphia Eagles owner Jeffrey Lurie in the offseason, Andy Reid can ill afford another flop out of the gate.
On Thursday, the 14th-year Eagles coach, who played at Glendale Community College, wrapped up nine weeks of...
| Jun 18, 2012
PHILADELPHIA — Self-scouting sometimes teaches Andy Reid and his Philadelphia Eagles coaching staff a lot.
Looking back over last season, which they opened by beating the tragically ineptSt. Louis Ramsby default before losing their next four,...
| Jun 19, 2012
| 8:54 PM
The Washington County Sports Hall of Fame will induct six new members at its annual banquet July 21 at Elks Lodge No. 378 on Robinwood Drive near Hagerstown.
The Class of 2012 includes:
Anders has been the head football coach at...
| Jul 8, 2012
| 8:50 PM
— One area the Philadelphia Eagles could use the most improvement in this season is field position created by their special teams, particularly kickoff return.
Last season, their average of 20.9 yards per return (with a long of 33) was higher...