Chris reviews President Obama’s appearance with Jay Leno last night, efforts by Congressman Bob Brady to bring the 2016 Democratic Convention to Philadelphia and Riley Cooper’s return to Eagles training camp. He also talks to Tom McGrath from Philadelphia Magazine and Congressman Pat Meehan.
Riley Cooper and the Eagles decided it was time for the troubled wide receiver to return to work. He came back on a day when the New England Patriots were in town.
The Eagles have announced that wide receiver Riley Cooper will return to the team and practice today.
Chris addresses the Republican spat between Chris Christie and Rand Paul, Governor Tom Corbett’s decision to defend Pennsylvania’s version of the Defense of Marriage Act, and the closure of U.S. embassies around the Middle East. He talks to Phillies Manager Charlie Manuel, Michael Bronstein and Jeff Roe on the Monday Morning Matchup, and foreign policy expert Ed Turzanski.
The Eagles say Riley Cooper told them about threatening messages he received after a video of him making a racial slur became public.
The Eagles have been looking to move past the Riley Cooper distraction. They will do so without Riley Cooper.
Eagles wide receiver Riley Cooper has been excused from all team activities while he seeks couseling for his recent actions.
Barry Morrison, regional director of the Anti-Defamation League in Philadelphia, says that too often such behavior by professional athletes is too quickly dismissed.
Two weeks ago in Philadelphia, there was a whole lot of nothing going on in sports. It was clearly the calm before the storm. Though the Phillies still did a whole lot of nothing, at least they made some news doing it this week.
According to the experts, sensitivity training can be very effective as long as the person is truly remorseful.
Cooper addressed his teammates Wednesday night concerning his use of a racial slur. Cooper knows it will take time for some people to forgive him for his actions. Cooper also said it was difficult to talk to the rest of the Eagles.
Philadelphia district attorney Seth Williams says Eagles team management has reached out to him as they deal with the aftermath of the video of wide receiver Riley Cooper’s racist remark.
An NFL player says he wouldn’t be surprised if a player takes a shot at Riley Cooper.
The Eagles say they will get Riley Cooper help.
Eagles QB Michael Vick’s brother Marcus offers a bounty on Riley Cooper on Twitter.