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PHILADELPHIA — Carson Wentz won’t start for a second straight week, which leaves the Eagles in the hands of Nick Foles when they oppose the Tampa Bay Buccaneers Sunday at Raymond James Stadium.
PHILADELPHIA >> Each time Jalen Mills sees the confetti-strewn photos of himself seated with right index finger raised, the memories slap him in the face like one of those waves you don’t quite see.
NEWTOWN TWP. — It was High Noon on a preliminary day as Tiger Woods and Rory McIlroy stepped out from below the grandstands on the 1st tee at Aronimink Golf Club Tuesday.
PHILADELPHIA — Doug Pederson strolled into the NewsControl Compound Monday, shared what everyone already seemed to know, and refused to answer questions. Nick Foles, he finally half-snarled, would be his Week 1 quarterback. And with that, he would race off to someplace else.
PHILADELPHIA >> While you were gloating over that plane towing the Super Bowl LII score above Gillette Stadium last Thursday, the defending champion Eagles were getting punched in the mouth for the second straight week.
PHILADELPHIA >> J.P. Crawford was supposed to be ready to return, but since Asdrubal Cabrera had been brought in before the trade deadline, a spot had to be created. So successful starter Zach Eflin was demoted in a paper transaction, which only served to tick him and his agent off for…
Dallas Goedert was training for the NFL scouting combine when the Eagles beat the New England Patriots in Super Bowl LII in February.
PHILADELPHIA >> The Eagles made a big commitment to the once laughable partnership of vice president of football operations Howie Roseman and head coach Doug Pederson.
PHILADELPHIA >> Wilson Ramos promises to bring more than what he was brought here to do, essentially be a September power jolt in the middle of the Phillies’ lineup.
PHILADELPHIA >> Kid brothers are good at saying the wrong things at the wrong time, asking for a loan and getting in the way.
After making what clearly was a surprise move to lease the services of an American League All-Star, Phillies general manager Matt Klentak Tuesday cast his club’s trade for Wilson Ramos as even more of an odd acquisition at the non-waiver deadline.
PHILADELPHIA >> In the days leading up the All-Star break, Rhys Hoskins told all assembled questioners how excited he was to be selected to participate in that made-for-ESPN wonder, the MLB Home Run Derby.
PHILADELPHIA >> Just like what he hopes the current common Phillies fan is going through now, Jake Arrieta had trouble getting to sleep Tuesday night.
While indicating that he didn’t wish to stir much of an additional free agency wake beyond the July 1 splash of James van Riemsdyk and the ripples caused by the subsequent signing of defenseman Christian Folin, Flyers general manager Ron Hextall indicated Wednesday that he was still open to …
PHILADELPHIA >> The Eagles check into training camp Wednesday with the swagger they created in a torrid four-game stretch last November and the grit that bested Bill Belichick, Tom Brady and the New England Patriots in Super Bowl LII.
PHILADELPHIA >> Not that anybody’s worried about the Phillies’ starting pitching or anything, especially on a night when Aaron Nola was on the mound at Citizens Bank Park.
PHILADELPHIA >> Coming off a rainout, and with an ominous forecast directly ahead for the second game of a weather-imposed day-night doubleheader Sunday, Phillies manager Gabe Kapler didn’t have to look far for something to blame for a key play in an opening loss to the San Diego Padres.
WASHINGTON >> They were never expected to be where they were in the N.L. East at the All-Star break. They were too young. They were not ready. They would be nowhere near the top.
BALTIMORE >> Bryce Harper will stand out in an All-Star crowd Monday night, just as he did when he used to hit over .300 and his Washington Nationals team used to sit atop the (regular season only) competition.