| Jul 25, 2013
RICHMOND — The fewer the headlines, the better the training camp. Camera hounds Rex Ryan and Jerry Jones excepted, that's how most NFL types view the summer drudgery, especially Mike Shanahan's Washington Redskins.
But quarterback Robert Griffin...
| Dec 23, 2013
PHILADELPHIA — Need a last-minute Christmas gift for the Eagles fan on your shopping list?
Get ahead of the curve and get him a "2013 NFC East Champion" Eagles shirt.
Were it not for a last-minute, mini-miracle by Dallas to avoid an embarrassing...
| Dec 17, 2013
| 6:13 PM
Ask Meredith Marakovits how tough it is to get through the 162-game grind of a major league baseball season and she'll happily tell you: "It beats having a real job."
Marakovits, a Central Catholic graduate and Northampton native, completed her second...
| Sep 18, 2013
The New England Patriots haven't fielded a lousy offense since 2000. The Pittsburgh Steelers haven't endured a losing season since 2003. The Philadelphia Eagles haven't played this fast since — well, they've never played this fast.
| Aug 28, 2013
| 5:42 PM
Throughout the Andy Reid era, the Philadelphia Eagles were the darlings of "Sunday Night Football."
They were typically on the No. 1-rated show in all of prime-time television at least twice per year, even making a pair of appearances in the...
| Oct 7, 2013
| 6:03 PM
— Three fourth-quarter interceptions and a sack. Three intentional grounding penalties and 53 rushing yards by their opponent. Just 21 points allowed despite 383 yards gained by the New York Giants at home.
The numbers indicate significant...
| Dec 2, 2013
PHILADELPHIA — Old habits die hard, at least when it comes to the Philadelphia press corps.
The first question asked of Eagles coach Chip Kelly on Sunday after his team beat Arizona 24-21 at Lincoln Financial Field wondered why the offense wasn'...
| Jun 1, 2011
| 4:19 PM
This was the Michael Vick folks want to see, the Michael Vick they need to see.
Roger Goodell, Jeffrey Lurie, Andy Reid, all those who took a serious chance on a felon many consider incorrigible. This was the young man they hoped and prayed Vick would...
| Jan 7, 2011
| 1:59 PM
From Henry Jordan to Lawrence Taylor, Shaun Gayle to Todd Kelly, Antoine Bethea to Mike Tomlin, Peninsula athletes have collected a fair share of Super Bowl rings.
As the NFL playoffs kick off Saturday, the question becomes whether that collection will...
| Jan 30, 2012
| 3:24 PM
It might have seemed that Eli Manning was reading from something of the distant past. We'll five years ago at least.
But really he was describing his team's late run of success that led the Giants to Super Bowl XLVI and him to be talking at the...
| Aug 6, 2011
| 1:18 PM
Patty Viverito, the commissioner of the Missouri Valley Football Conference, caused a ripple recently when she said that she's working to expand the Football Championship Subdivision playoff field.
The field went from 16 to 20 teams just last season, the...
| Oct 4, 2012
The coach from Denbigh has been to three Super Bowls and collected two rings. The quarterback from the East End aspires to get there and may be looking at his last legitimate shot.
Mike Tomlin and Michael Vick compete against one another Sunday for the...