Carson Wentz goes from MVP contender to cheerleader

BLOOMINGTON, Minn. — Carson Wentz made the rounds along Radio Row at last year’s Super Bowl and promised himself he’d back for this one. He’s here, but only as a cheerleader. Wentz led the Philadelphia Eagles to a 10-2 start before he tore his left ACL and LCL in Week 14. Nick Foles replaced him, […]

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In adding Blake Griffin, Detroit Pistons take a risk to add a star

DETROIT — With his team in a slump that threatened to derail a once-promising season, Stan Van Gundy boldly put the Detroit Pistons on a new path. Where it will lead is anyone’s guess. The trade that brought Blake Griffin to the Pistons includes plenty of risk. The 6-foot-10 forward with an All-Star pedigree has […]

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A trip to the Super Bowl or 8,051 RailRiders tickets?

Even though Super Bowl LII is less than a week away, Philadelphia Eagles fans still have time to book their trip to Minneapolis. But just how much would the trip north cost? Would it be worth it? Are there other, and maybe better, options to better spend your money and still get that Super Bowl […]

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Playing with a chip: GAR grad Mark Glowinski gearing up for big 2018 with the Colts

For one of the first times in his professional football career, Mark Glowinski will be playing with a chip on his shoulder this upcoming season. The GAR grad was waived by the Seattle Seahawks — after playing in 10 games and making a pair of starts — on Dec. 16 before being claimed two days […]

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Richmond’s Kyle Lauletta goes from FCS to Senior Bowl star

MOBILE, Ala. — Richmond’s Kyle Lauletta threw three second-half touchdown passes and Texas-San Antonio’s Marcus Davenport scored on a 19-yard fumble recovery to lead the South team to a 45-16 victory over the North in the Senior Bowl on Saturday. FCS standout Lauletta more than held his own in elite quarterback company to cap the […]

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Eagles’ Schwartz spearheads huge defensive turnaround

PHILADELPHIA — Jim Schwartz inherited one of the NFL’s worst defenses and turned them into one of the best in less than two years. When coach Doug Pederson hired Schwartz to be the defensive coordinator in 2016, the Philadelphia Eagles were coming off three straight seasons ranked in the bottom four in yards allowed. Schwartz […]

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Eagles have bought into team-first approach

PHILADELPHIA — Winning is an easy sell. The Philadelphia Eagles are the first team since the 1990 New York Giants to reach a Super Bowl without a player totaling 1,000 scrimmage yards though running backs Jay Ajayi and LeGarrette Blount and wide receivers Alshon Jeffery and Torrey Smith have done so in the past. That […]

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LeBron James becomes seventh to reach 30,000 career points

SAN ANTONIO — LeBron James has joined the NBA’s 30,000-point club. James became the seventh player with 30,000 career points when he hit a jumper with one second left in the first quarter of the Cleveland Cavaliers’ game against the San Antonio Spurs on Tuesday night. James was recognized by the arena before the second […]

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Warriors, Wolves, Wizards each get 2 NBA All-Star reserves

NEW YORK — Stephen Curry will be able to stock his All-Star roster with plenty of Golden State teammates. Klay Thompson and Draymond Green were chosen as reserves Tuesday, giving the defending NBA champions a record-tying four All-Stars for the second straight year. The Minnesota Timberwolves and Washington Wizards also had two reserves selected, and […]

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Mayfield, Allen embracing scrutiny at Senior Bowl

MOBILE, Ala. — Baker Mayfield and Josh Allen are getting plenty of looks from the pros this week. Mayfield, college football’s top player, and Allen, a potential No. 1 overall draft pick, are competing at the Senior Bowl’s North practices in front of NFL coaches, scouts and executives. “Hopefully we can come out and compete […]

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