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  • Eagles franchise Vick, transition Akers

    Eagles franchise Vick, transition Akers
    The Eagles did the expected Tuesday, using their franchise designation to limit the free agent mobility of quarterback Michael Vick. Vick had a Pro Bowl season in 2010 after serving as a backup to Donovan McNabb in 2009 and entering last season as the...
  • The Eagles Take Over 1st Place in the NFC East

    The Eagles Take Over 1st Place in the NFC East
    In a wild NFC East showdown marked by turnovers, penalties and mistakes on both sides, the Eagles survived with a 27-17 win over the Giants. With the win, the Eagles improved to 7-3 and took sole possession of first place in the NFC East. The Giants...
  • CSUN will be new home for House

    GLENDALE — The following are odds and ends from the local sports scene. HOUSE CHOOSES TO BE A MATADOR Crescenta Valley High senior softball player Sydney House announced recently that she will play collegiately at Cal State Northridge. House, a...
  • Its the Giants and Patriots in Super Bowl XLVI in Indianapolis

    Its the Giants and Patriots in Super Bowl XLVI in Indianapolis
    From literally one side of the country to another, the path of the first Super Bowl in Indianapolis is being decided. In New England, it was the Patriots who were the first to clinch a spot for the big game and a trip to the Hoosier state. Later on...
  • Giants Edge 49ers In OT To Reach Super Bowl

    Giants Edge 49ers In OT To Reach Super Bowl
    The New York Giants again proved their resilience on the road by reaching the Super Bowl with a 20-17 overtime victory over the San Francisco 49ers on Sunday in the National Football Conference championship game. A 31-yard field goal by Lawrence Tynes at...
  • Seahawks fall to Niners, playoff hopes dashed

    Seahawks fall to Niners, playoff hopes dashed
    David Akers kicked four field goals, including the game-winning 39-yarder late in the fourth quarter to push the San Francisco 49ers past the Seattle Seahawks, 19-17 at CenturyLink Field. Akers' now has 42 field goals made this season, establishing a...
  • 2 Local Products Named To NFL All-Pro Team

    2 Local Products Named To NFL All-Pro Team
    Harrisburg native and Eagles running back, LeSean McCoy named 1st team, Dover High and Shippensburg University Grad, John Kuhn named 2nd team for the Green Bay Packers. OFFENSE Quarterback -- Aaron Rodgers, Green Bay. Running Backs -- Maurice Jones-...
  • Lions' Johnson, Vikings Allen lead All-Pro voting

    Lions' Johnson, Vikings Allen lead All-Pro voting
    Lions' Johnson, Vikings Allen lead All-Pro voting. Lions wide receiverCalvin Johnson and Vikings defensive end Jared Allen garnered the most votes for the 2011 NFL All-Pro team announced Friday. Johnson and Allen each received 49 of 50 possible votes...
  • Eagles claw back from a fourth-quarter deficit to beat the Redskins

    Eagles claw back from a fourth-quarter deficit to beat the Redskins
    Never before have the Eagles been this deep at the wide receiver position and never has this depth been as important as it was Sunday in a come-from-behind victory over the Washington Redskins. The Eagles trailed by eight points with 90 yards and 11...
  • Big stop lifts Bears over Eagles

    Big stop lifts Bears over Eagles
    There was no need for an impromptu pep talk from Mike Brown or Brian Urlacher, no need for Lovie Smith to be anything but his typically reserved self. The Bears' defense knew what was at stake as their grasp on a four-point lead Sunday night started to...
  • Michael Vick scores in Eagles' loss

    Michael Vick might need the first two weeks of the regular season to get back up to speed before he plays again -- for real. Vick was hardly dynamic in his first significant action in three years, just hours after the Philadelphia Eagles quarterback...
  • Andy Reid loses game, wins over anti-two-point zealots

     
    The debate was rendered moot by David Akers' missed extra point and by an eventful fourth quarter, but . . . Andy Reid was 100 percent correct in not going for a two-point conversion late in the third quarter Sunday......