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He loves two of the picks but isnt so high on the other four, and explains why.
In charge of the Eagles draft for the first time, Kelly makes solid choices.
When Todd Herremans was released by the Eagles in February, he went on local radio and said that Chip Kelly valued the quarterback position and the line the most on offense.
During last week's civil disturbances in Baltimore, when a baseball game had to be contested in a vacuum, America's fault lines were again exposed.
Regardless of how you felt about Andy Reid as a coach and talent evaluator, the former Eagles coach used to say two things that were undeniably true: Every year is different and We'll see.
No bonus for A-Rod New York Yankees general manager Brian Cashman said Alex Rodriguez will not receive a $6 million bonus for tying Willie Mays for fourth place in career home runs.
ST. LOUIS - Jake Diekman sat in front of a computer in the visitors clubhouse at Busch Stadium Tuesday afternoon, alongside Phillies bullpen coach Rod Nichols. The lanky lefthander watched on a screen as the 2014 version of himself attacked hitters in the strike zone and walked off the mound after strike three.
It can be an overwhelming situation, seeing all those radar guns measuring his velocity, and those handling the instruments also assessing intangibles such as character, heart, and the will to compete.
It had been 13 years since the Eagles drafted a cornerback as high as they did when Eric Rowe was chosen in the second round of the NFL draft on Friday night. And in the time since they chose Lito Sheppard in the 2002 first round, the league has changed significantly.
Defensive back from Utah is another Chip Kelly type of player, who has a strong work ethic.
Daily News' Dick Jerardi credits late legendary columnist with helping him land a job doing something he loves.
Nelson Agholor has high and rather unusual expectations for his rookie season with the Eagles. They do not include any bold predictions about what kind of numbers the wide receiver expects to put up. For him, it's all about the learning and the labor. The rest, he figures, will take care of itself.
Bailey out Reds starter Homer Bailey will have surgery on his pitching elbow and miss the rest of the season, a significant setback to Cincinnati's struggling staff.
The price they would have paid to land Marcus Mariota would have left the defense in shambles.
Chip Kelly said he never got close to buying his dream home, but if he drove all the way from the No. 20 neighborhood to the No. 2 neighborhood, then why get in the car in the first place?
Not trading up for Marcus Mariota is a clear sign the team will go into the season with Bradford as its starting quarterback.
After all the hype ahead of the draft, Chip Kelly turned around and made a pretty safe move. But is it a savvy one?
Poll finds support to put Rose in Hall Let him in. That's what three out of four people with an opinion on Pete Rose's Hall of Fame worthiness believe, according to a Seton Hall University sports poll.