The Philadelphia Eagles are in the midst of a bye week, riding a three-game winning streak that has them tied for first place in the NFC East. After starting out 3-5 in the first half of the season and allowing over 24 points per game on defense, the Eagles have won three straight since, giving […]
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Drexel engineering student Connor Gallagher summed up his thoughts on the Philadelphia Eagles in one word: “Finally.” After a 4-12 record last year and the ups and downs of this season, this is a moment that Eagles fans have been longing for and are hoping will last. The team got its first home win in […]
This week, Philadelphia will be buzzing about Nick Foles’ impressive passer rating of 132.5 and the fact that he has thrown 16 touchdowns and no interceptions in seven starts. Young fans will likely make a concentrated effort to vote Foles into the Pro Bowl. Meanwhile, countless sidewalk conversations will include pledges of support for head […]
After two consecutive weeks of horrendous quarterback play, Philadelphia Eagles owner Jeffrey Lurie said to CSNPhilly.com earlier this week, “We need someone to step up, whether it’s an existing young quarterback or somebody we go out and acquire. … It’s about finding key players to take the horns.” Lurie then went on to support current […]
During halftime of a Sunday Night Football game Oct. 13 between the Dallas Cowboys and the Washington Redskins, sportscaster Bob Costas used his on-air time to speak about the demeaning nature of the nickname “Redskins,” calling it an “insult” and a “slur” to the Native American population. Although Costas’ argument is one that has been […]
Having your Drexel co-op in Italy is amazing, but having your Drexel co-op in Italy while working for an Italian football team is just incredible. Luckily enough, that is exactly what two sport management students, Rene Coleman and Cullen Hynes, are doing. The Parma Panthers, based in Parma, Italy, are an American football team playing […]
In his first year in charge of making draft decisions for the Philadelphia Eagles, head coach Chip Kelly chose pieces that he hopes can become the foundation for a winning formula in Philadelphia. Coming from the University of Oregon, Kelly is known for his innovative offense, so it came as no surprise that his first […]
Bill Moyers once said, “I’ll believe corporations are people when Texas executes one.” Is a corporation a person? That’s not an easy question to answer because the word “person” has more than one meaning. The word “person” can be used in a theological sense, though I doubt anyone means to claim that a corporation is […]
It may only be the preseason, but the NFL can still make history and reach milestones. That was the case Aug. 9 when Shannon Eastin became the first female to officiate a game at the NFL level. Eastin, 42, served as the line judge in the Packers-Chargers preseason opener. She did so while receiving a […]
In the wake of the Jerry Sandusky sex-abuse trial and The Pennsylvania State University’s cover-up, the role of deceased head football coach Joe Paterno in the scandal has been determined. On June 12, the investigative team PSU, which was hired to do an internal investigation of the situation, published their 267-page review called the Freeh […]
‘The Bush and The Tush’ back together? Remember the days when Kim Kardashian thought she was going to marry football player Reggie Bush? Well, those days might not be that far off again. Earlier in the week it was reported that Bush and Kardashian were spotted having lunch together at the Beverly Hills Hotel. The […]
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