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Matt Leon
August 21, 2019 - 11:54 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — The Villanova Wildcats will kick off their 2019 football season on Saturday when they visit the Raiders of Colgate. The Wildcats are coming off a 5-6 2018 season — 2-6 in the Colonial Athletic Association — which saw them hit hard by injuries. But head coach Mark...
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Philadelphia Eagles running back Josh Adams
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Ed Benkin
August 12, 2019 - 7:01 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — As the Eagles prepare for their second preseason game, several players are approaching a critical part of the summer. The second preseason game in Jacksonville on Thursday will be a second chance for players to show off their skills in real game action. The last...
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Jul 26, 2019; Philadelphia, PA, USA; Philadelphia Eagles cornerback Ronald Darby (21) runs drills during training camp at Novacare Complex.
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Ed Benkin
August 11, 2019 - 4:30 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — It's a jigsaw puzzle that's not quite complete. The Eagles have set high expectations for the upcoming season and the defense is eager to do its part. The issue is getting all of the top defensive players back on the field. Standouts such as Fletcher Cox, Derek...
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Philadelphia Eagles' Nate Sudfeld is driven off the field after an injury during the first half of the team's preseason NFL football game against the Tennessee Titans, Thursday, Aug. 8, 2019, in Philadelphia.
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August 09, 2019 - 8:57 am
By Rob Maaddi, AP Pro Football Writer PHILADELPHIA (AP) — The Philadelphia Eagles rested Carson Wentz only to lose his backup. Nate Sudfeld broke his left wrist on a late hit in the second quarter of Philadelphia's 27-10 loss to the Tennessee Titans on Thursday night. Sudfeld is scheduled for...
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Eagles fans tailgate before the first home preseason game.
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Andrew Kramer
August 09, 2019 - 8:49 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — For the first time since a heartbreaking playoff loss to the Saints ended their season in January, the Philadelphia Eagles were in action Thursday night. The Eagles rested Carson Wentz only to lose his backup, when Nate Sudfeld broke his left wrist on a late hit in...
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In this April 21, 2018, file photo, Penn State linebacker Micah Parsons acknowledges the crowd before the Blue-White spring college football game in State College, Pa.
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August 07, 2019 - 12:01 pm
By Ralph D. Russo, AP College Football Writer STATE COLLEGE, Pa. (AP) — Micah Parsons could hardly wait to see his face on the massive video board atop Beaver Stadium. He imagined how cool it would be to hear 107,000 fans roar when he was announced as a starting linebacker for Penn State — as a...
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Jul 26, 2019; Philadelphia, PA, USA; Philadelphia Eagles quarterback Carson Wentz (11) and quarterback Nate Sudfeld (7) during training camp at Novacare Complex.
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Ed Benkin
August 06, 2019 - 3:04 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — There was a time when NFL teams would play their top players throughout the preseason. Those days are long gone when it comes to the NFL in the 21st century. The Eagles will open up the preseason at the Linc on Thursday night when they host the Tennessee Titans. Head...
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Carson Wentz at the Eagles public practice
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Ed Benkin
August 05, 2019 - 9:02 am
Fans just couldn't wait to get to the Linc this season. The Eagles held their only open practice of the year on Sunday night in front of a spirited crowd of 40,000 fans in South Philadelphia. They came to cheer on their football heroes and also their heroes in the armed forces on Military...
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July 31, 2019 - 7:14 pm
KYW Newsradio’s Medical Reports are sponsored by Independence Blue Cross. ​ By Dr. Brian McDonough, Medical Editor PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — There is no doubt that the devastating impact of concussions in the NFL has had an impact on youth sports including football. Certainly, there is no way...
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Philadelphia Eagles
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Ed Benkin
July 30, 2019 - 5:45 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — The sweltering conditions in South Philadelphia made for another intense day at training camp. The Eagles put on the pads for their third-straight practice Tuesday, and the team was prepared to do more tackling to the ground. However, the intense tackling was limited...
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