National Football League

(Eagles' president Don Smolenski points to new video screens and video "ribbons" that are being rolled out in Lincoln Financial Field.  Photo by Steve Tawa)

Eagles Show Off Linc’s New Amenities, Including Expanded Video

“It’s going to be like what you experience at home: these are the highest resolution video boards in the National Football League,” said team president Don Smolenski.

07/25/2014

(Dominique Rodgers-Cromartie of the Denver Broncos lays on the field after a play on January 19, 2014.  Photo by Kevin C. Cox/ Getty Images)

NFL Agrees To Lift Cap on Concussion Litigation Settlements

More than four-thousand former players are seeking compensation, claiming the NFL knew and hid the danger of repeated concussions.

06/25/2014

(Kevin Costner and Jennifer Garner star in "Draft Day.")

Movie Review: ‘Draft Day’

The narrative is carefully structured to include an appropriate payoff, but along the way is feels strangely and surprisingly farfetched.

04/10/2014

(Running back LeSean McCoy is congratulated by quarterback Nick Foles after scoring a touchdown against the Bears on Sunday.  Credit: Rich Schultz/ Getty Images)

Eagles’ Fans Eye Last-Minute Trips to Dallas For NFC East Title Game

Game tickets range from $72 for standing room, to more than $21,000 for the field level. Then there’s airfare and hotel.

12/23/2013

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The 5 Best Stadiums In The NFL

From location, fans, and noise level to architecture, food & beer, and proximity to post-game shenanigans, here are football’s five best stadiums in the NFL.

11/25/2013

File Photo from 2008 (Credit: Donald Miralle/Getty Images)

Chronic Traumatic Encephalitis

Autopsies have been performed on many NFL players and others with head trauma and have uncovered chronic traumatic encephalitis as a result of repeated concussions.

10/08/2013

(Fans wait in line for security screening under the new NFL rules at Lincoln Financial Field.  Credit: John Ostapkovich)

Eagles’ Fans Undergo New, Stricter Screening Rules at Lincoln Financial Field

The Birds had close to a full house and the first preseason game is this Friday, so it was a good time for Linc security to get strict with the new “Be Clear” policy.

08/05/2013

(File photo of Lincoln Financial Field)

Women Incensed Over New NFL Rules Banning Most Purses

Among the new rules this season, only small clutch bags will be permitted inside the stadium.

06/14/2013

(Left to right: Lisa McHale, widow of Eagles' guard Tom McHale; Kevin Turner, former Eagles' fullback; Mary Ann Easterling, widow of Atlanta Falcons safety Ray Easterling; Dorsey Levens, former Eagles' running back; Bill Bergey, former Eagles' linebacker.  Credit: Pat Loeb)

Football Players Tell Judge Their Case Against NFL Is Just — And Urgent

Some players are suffering from dementia or depression, and fault the league for rushing them back on the field.

04/09/2013

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NFL Kicker App

As we enter the heart of football season, NFL Kicker offers a pretty good quick-play distraction for gridiron fans who have a minute to kill.

11/08/2012

(Lincoln Financial Field, in file photo)

Watching Hurricane Sandy’s Offensive Pattern, Eagles Say Sunday Game Is Still On

Officials with both the City of Philadelphia and the Eagles are watching the path of Hurricane Sandy, and Eagles officials say at this point Sunday’s game at the Linc is still a “go.”

10/26/2012

Replacement Referees

They’re Back: NFL Refs To Return Thursday Night

The NFL and the referees’ union reached a tentative contract agreement at midnight Thursday, ending an impasse that began in June when the league locked out the officials and used replacements instead.

09/27/2012

Green Bay Packers v San Diego Chargers

Lingerie Football League Speaks Out About Replacement Officials Following Seahawks – Packers Game

LFL officials generally stay away from commenting on NFL affairs, but Monday night’s Seattle Seahawks – Greenbay Packers game pushed them to put out a Facebook statement about replacement officials.

09/25/2012

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Philadelphia Union Testing ‘Fan Conduct’ Classes As Eagles Consider The Program

If a fan gets kicked out of a game for bad behavior, some venues won’t let him back in until he takes a four-hour online course that costs up to $100.

05/02/2012

(Asante Samuel tackles Marion Barber of the Dallas Cowboys on Nov. 8, 2009.  Credit:  Al Bello/ Getty Images)

Eagles Will Be Without Samuel vs. Cowboys

As the Eagles departed for Texas and Saturday’s game with the Cowboys, they announced that they will be a bit shorthanded on defense for this one.

12/23/2011

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