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Eagles credit innovative drill for improved secondary play

Sunday October 4th, 2015 03:35:58 PM
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.

This bad Redskins team has shown before that it can beat the Eagles

Sunday October 4th, 2015 02:01:58 PM
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.

MacPhail continues family's baseball tradition with Phillies

Sunday October 4th, 2015 05:36:51 AM
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.

Corporations have won the sponsorship game

Sunday October 4th, 2015 05:36:35 AM
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 .

At Penn, a dwindling number of Munger's men gather

Sunday October 4th, 2015 05:36:05 AM
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.

Narducci: A proud program rises again at Salem

Sunday October 4th, 2015 04:00:39 AM
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.

Phillies should embrace a full youth movement in 2016

Saturday October 3rd, 2015 01:36:28 PM
It's time to discard the oldsters and let the kids learn how to play together and gel.

Sakiewicz' ouster by Union shows fan base's clout

Saturday October 3rd, 2015 12:13:10 AM
Union fans weren't timid in showing their ire for ousted CEO, and front office seems to have taken concerns to heart.

Walter Thurmond's instant impact on Eagles

Friday October 2nd, 2015 06:01:43 PM
The free-agent signee has joined Malcolm Jenkins to shore up the safety positions.

Eagles' defense winning running battle

Friday October 2nd, 2015 03:13:51 PM
The Birds have held their first three opponents to a league-best 3.1 yards per carry.

N.J. quarterback's death hits home for Miles Austin

Friday October 2nd, 2015 11:29:46 AM
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.

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