The Eagles made a somewhat shocking move and selected Louisville linebacker Marcus Smith with the 26th overall pick, which the Eagles obtained from the Cleveland Browns, along with the 83 rd overall pick in the third round.
Amid the eye of the NFL Draft glitz machine sits Odell Beckham Jr. in a busy airport getting ready to leave for New York. As his new world swirls around him, the klieg lights being arranged and limo reservations made for Radio City Music Hall, Beckham Jr. seems unfazed by it all.
From Frankford, to Bloomsburg, to New Orleans, to Super Bowl champion … the journey goes on.
The 25-year-old caught the Eagles attention at the Super Regional Combine in Detroit during April 12-13.
Marcos Maidana did everything Saturday night but beat Floyd Mayweather, taking him 12 tough rounds before losing a majority decision.
Prep will play the most challenging schedule of any team in Pennsylvania during the 2014 season.
Evan Mathis is the quintessential “Philadelphia story.” He was a camp body, someone Andy Reid and the Eagles signed from the scrapheap when he was released by Cincinnati after the 2010 season. He wasn’t supposed to be anything but a stopgap if someone went down. Nothing more.
Eagles owner Jeffrey Lurie and general manager Howie Roseman maintained the same “safe speak” mode as their head coach, Chip Kelly, on Monday in explaining why the Eagles cut Pro Bowl receiver DeSean Jackson, after a career-best season.
Kelly had not publicly spoken on the subject since Jackson was released—until Monday.
Floyd Mayweather feels confident, as he should, for his May 3rd challenge from Marcos Maidana at the MGM Grand in Las Vegas. But there’s someone that always seems to haunt the undisputed best pound-for-pound fighter in the world and that’s the constant specter of Manny Pacquiao.
It was like Christmas in April for Eagles and NFL fans. And it was rather easy as to what everyone was narrowing their eyes on and that’s the Washington Redskins and Eagles’ erstwhile receiver DeSean Jackson.
For many local runners, they made sure they were going to run in this year’s marathon.
Bernard Hopkins wants it known he’s not chasing Floyd Mayweather, just that there is a viable option out there for a huge pay-per-view fight if the best pound-for-pound fighter in the world wants it.
Hopkins (55-6-2, 32 knockouts) gave the 30-year-old Shumenov (14-2, 9 KO) his first loss since 2009.
Once it was over, the temptation was easy to go there: Manny Pacquiao was proclaimed “back” by his multitude of minions after he vanquished the game, though out-skilled Tim Bradley last week, avenging the grave injustice that was done to “Pac-Man” the first time they fought.