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It's called the ladder drill, but there isn't any climbing involved. In fact, the point of Cory Undlin's drill for the Eagles' defensive backs is for them to keep their feet on the ground. They start out with each foot in the middle of two ladder squares laid out on the ground. Their feet should be spread shoulder-width and they should be in their stance for press coverage.
The storm that changed the Eagles' playoff course a year ago built for two miserable weeks, before finally settling over FedEx Field in mid-December for a dousing that blew their chances out to sea for good.
Three-plus years of travel and books couldn't sever a lifetime's bonds, so last June, lured by the Humpty Dumpty challenge of reassembling the Phillies, Andy MacPhail came back to the family business.
Industrial Valley Bank and the local PGA Tour event that bank once sponsored are both defunct now. But for a brief period, from 1969 through 1980, those two entities found themselves enmeshed in a war that ultimately transformed the face of .
On the bus over to Franklin Field, two Mungermen remembered how Penn's campus used to be crazy on Friday nights; how their coach, George Munger, would get his team out of there, taking over Philmont Country Club for the night. All the players got enormous steaks.
There are few things more demoralizing than going through a winless season, especially in a sport such as football. A team not only endures the losses, but often takes a physical pounding.
It's time to discard the oldsters and let the kids learn how to play together and gel.
Union fans weren't timid in showing their ire for ousted CEO, and front office seems to have taken concerns to heart.
The free-agent signee has joined Malcolm Jenkins to shore up the safety positions.
The Birds have held their first three opponents to a league-best 3.1 yards per carry.
There was sadness within him, nothing more or less. When he learned that Evan Murray, a 17-year-old quarterback at Warren Hills Regional High School in Washington, N.J., had died from football last Friday night, Miles Austin did not tie the tragedy to any aspect of his own life, his own experiences in the sport. He could have. The connections were apparent.