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Jordan Matthews #87 of the Vanderbilt Commodores breaks away from Charles Sawyer #3 of the Ole Miss Rebels at Vanderbilt Stadium on September 17, 2011 in Nashville, Tennessee.  (Photo by Grant Halverson/Getty Images)

Jordan Matthews Is Willing To Be Patient

The Eagles’ second-round pick out of Vanderbilt is aware he’ll have a chance to step right in and contribute.

05/19/2014

KANSAS CITY, MO - MARCH 13: Andrew Wiggins #22 of the Kansas Jayhawks drives upcourt as Marcus Smart #33 of the Oklahoma State Cowboys defends during the Big 12 Basketball Tournament quarterfinal game at Sprint Center on March 13, 2014 in Kansas City, Missouri. (Photo by Jamie Squire/Getty Images)

Porter: Tuesday Night’s NBA Draft Lottery Could Ignite Something Special For Philadelphia Sports Fans

I could not be more excited for the NBA draft lottery on Tuesday and the future of Philadelphia 76ers.

05/19/2014

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Giglio: Chip Kelly Deserves The Benefit Of The Doubt On Smith Pick

The NFL Draft is a yearly exercise in hype, panic and, if we’re being honest, ignorance.

05/09/2014

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Roseman Says Reid Took The Eagles’ Top Rated Pass Rusher With The 23rd Pick

The Chiefs pick may have seemed somewhat harmless from a fan perspective, but inside the Eagles war room there was some angst.

05/09/2014

NEW ORLEANS, LA - JANUARY 02:  Marcus Smith #91 of the Louisville Cardinals celebrates sacking Jeff Driskel #6 of the Florida Gators in the second quarter of the Allstate Sugar Bowl at Mercedes-Benz Superdome on January 2, 2013 in New Orleans, Louisiana.  (Photo by Kevin C. Cox/Getty Images)

What The Experts Are Saying About Eagles First Round Selection OF Marcus Smith

Experts are split on the Eagles selection of Marcus Smith.

05/09/2014

ATLANTA, GA - AUGUST 31: Kyle Fuller #17 of the Virginia Tech Hokies intercepts a pass intended for DeAndrew White #2 of the Alabama Crimson Tide at Georgia Dome on August 31, 2013 in Atlanta, Georgia. (Photo by Kevin C. Cox/Getty Images)

Column: Don’t Expect The Eagles To Go Wide Receiver In The First Round

DeSean Jackson was released by the Eagles on March 28th. Once the angry mob subsided, conventional wisdom dictated that the Eagles will draft a receiver with the 22nd overall pick to replace the 27 year-old Pro Bowler.

05/06/2014

:BATON ROUGE, LA - OCTOBER 26: Odell Beckham Jr. #3 of the LSU Tigers scores a touchdown against the Furman Paladins during a game at Tiger Stadium on October 26, 2013 in Baton Rouge, Louisiana. LSU won the game 48-16. (Photo by Stacy Revere/Getty Images)

Report: Eagles Want Prime Receiver In First Round, Eyeing LSU’s Odell Beckham

After releasing Pro Bowl wide receiver DeSean Jackson in March, the Eagles will be looking to replace the star wide out in the NFL draft on Thursday night.

05/05/2014

COLUMBIA, MO - NOVEMBER 30: Quarterback Johnny Manziel #2 of the Texas A&M Aggies scrambles during the game against the Missouri Tigers on November 30, 2013 in Columbia, Missouri. (Photo by Jamie Squire/Getty Images)

Report: Eagles Trying To Trade Up To Get Manziel Rumors ‘Apparently Faulty’

When Chip Kelly was the head coach at Oregon, he made a play for Johnny Manziel.

04/28/2014

RALEIGH, NC - MARCH 21: Rodney Hood #5 of the Duke Blue Devils with the ball against the Mercer Bears in the first half in the second round of the 2014 NCAA Men's Basketball Tournament at PNC Arena on March 21, 2014 in Raleigh, North Carolina. (Photo by Grant Halverson/Getty Images)

Duke Sophomore Rodney Hood Enters NBA Draft

Duke sophomore Rodney Hood is entering the NBA draft.

04/18/2014

New York Knicks  v Philadelphia 76ers

Brett Brown Says “I’ll Be Nervous” On Draft Lottery Night

The Sixers finished up the regular season the same way they started it, with a win over the defending champion Miami Heat. Neverthless, the Sixers finished the regular season 19-63, the second worst team in the NBA behind only the Milwaukee Bucks.

04/17/2014

RALEIGH, NC - MARCH 21: Jabari Parker #1 of the Duke Blue Devils reacts in the second half against the Mercer Bears in the second round of the 2014 NCAA Men's Basketball Tournament at PNC Arena on March 21, 2014 in Raleigh, North Carolina. (Photo by Streeter Lecka/Getty Images)

Report: Jabari Parker ‘Seriously Considering’ Returning To Duke

What’s been referred to as possibly the best NBA Draft in a decade may be getting a little weaker.

04/03/2014

KANSAS CITY, MO - MARCH 13: Andrew Wiggins #22 of the Kansas Jayhawks drives upcourt as Marcus Smart #33 of the Oklahoma State Cowboys defends during the Big 12 Basketball Tournament quarterfinal game at Sprint Center on March 13, 2014 in Kansas City, Missouri. (Photo by Jamie Squire/Getty Images)

Andrew Wiggins Expected To Announce He’ll Enter NBA Draft

The consensus preseason pick to be the first overall selection in the NBA Draft is about to take a step to make that prediction a reality.

03/31/2014

AUSTIN, TX - FEBRUARY 11: Markel Brown #22 of the Oklahoma State Cowboys drives to the basket against Javan Felix #3 of the Texas Longhorns on February 11, 2014 at the Frank Erwin Center in Austin, Texas. (Photo by Cooper Neill/Getty Images)

Six Underrated Players In College Basketball

By now, even the most casual college basketball fans have heard about Doug McDermott, Jabari Parker and Marcus Smart. They were touted as some of the best players in the game before the season and have lived up to the billing.

02/13/2014

ST. LOUIS - SEPTEMBER 4: Michael Sam #52 of the University of Missouri Tigers looks to sack Nathan Scheelhaase #2 of the University of Illinois Fighting Illini during the State Farm Arch Rivalry game on September 4, 2010 at the Edward Jones Dome in St. Louis, Missouri. The Tigers defeated the Fighting Illini 23-13. (Photo by Dilip Vishwanat/Getty Images)

Michael Sam Draft Position Odds

Missouri defensive end Michael Sam announced to the world on Sunday that he’s gay. The 2013 SEC leader in sacks was believed to be a mid-round pick in this year’s NFL Draft.

02/10/2014

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Joel Embiid “Definitely Considering” A Return To Kansas

Prior to the season, Andrew Wiggins was the concensus first overall pick in the 2014 NBA Draft. With over half of the season completed, it’s Wiggins’ Kansas teammate, Joel Embiid who many say will go first overall

02/05/2014

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