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Philadelphia Eagles head coach Doug Pederson tests positive for coronavirus

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CBS News – For more and to sign up click here The coronavirus pandemic sweeping the nation has hit the epicenter of the Philadelphia Eagles. Head coach Doug Pederson informed his team he has tested positive for COVID-19, sharing the news with the team Sunday night after a second positive......
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Sources: Eagles’ Pederson positive for COVID-19

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PHILADELPHIA — Eagles coach Doug Pederson has tested positive for the coronavirus, according to league sources. Pederson convened an unscheduled team meeting Sunday to share the news with his players. He did that after receiving a second positive test result, confirming the diagnosis. Pederson, 52, is asymptomatic and feeling fine,......
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Eagles’ Carson Wentz adds muscle and motivation entering Year 5

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PHILADELPHIA — Speaking Thursday about his development as a leader, Philadelphia Eagles quarterback Carson Wentz noted he is entering his fifth NFL season, and got caught on that thought for a moment. “It still seems crazy to say it’s my fifth year,” Wentz said, breaking into a smile as the......
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Eagles’ new mural honors Kobe, his ’10 Rules’

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PHILADELPHIA — The Philadelphia Eagles have paid tribute to the late Kobe Bryant with a memorial wall at their practice facility. The mural, which was shared on Alshon Jeffery‘s Instagram account, has three images of Bryant: one from his playing days at nearby Lower Merion High School, one as a......
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Ranking Super Bowl champs’ offseasons from 27-1: Why the Chiefs are crushing it

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Three years ago, the New England Patriots were coming off their incredible comeback victory against the Atlanta Falcons in Super Bowl LI and rolling through an impressive-looking offseason that appeared to have them well set up for a repeat. They did not repeat, though they came very close, losing 41-33......
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What if LeBron, Messi, Serena and Aaron Donald faced off in tug of war?

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The opening ceremonies of the 2020 Olympic Games in Tokyo would have begun this week. Instead, because of the coronavirus pandemic, they are postponed until 2021. One sport that won’t be there: tug of war. It once was. That’s right, when legendary American athlete Jim Thorpe traveled to Stockholm for......
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No fans at Eagles, Phillies games, per city officials

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PHILADELPHIA — City officials say that no fans will be in the stands for Philadelphia Eagles and Philadelphia Phillies games in 2020, citing safety concerns amid the coronavirus pandemic. “The Eagles are still going to be allowed to play, although without crowds. The Phillies will continue to be allowed to......
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Eagles re-sign Pro Bowler Peters to play guard

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The Philadelphia Eagles are bringing back veteran offensive lineman Jason Peters on a one-year contract. The deal has $3 million in guarantees and is worth up to $6 million, according to Adam Schefter. Peters, 38, has been named to nine Pro Bowls over his 16-year career with the Eagles and......
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DeSean Jackson accepts invite to visit Auschwitz

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DeSean Jackson accepted an invitation to visit Auschwitz during a Zoom call Friday with a 94-year-old survivor of a Nazi concentration camp, according to the Jerusalem Post. The wide receiver was disciplined by the Philadelphia Eagles on Friday for conduct detrimental to the team for his social media posts, which......
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DeSean Jackson’s anti-Semitic posts are a critical teaching moment — for everyone

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The Philadelphia Eagles got it mostly right this week when they called DeSean Jackson‘s anti-Semitic social media posts “offensive, harmful and absolutely appalling.” The Eagles, however, left out an important thought, one that provides an educational moment at a time when athletes at all levels are speaking up about social......
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Eagles penalize Jackson for detrimental conduct

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PHILADELPHIA — The Eagles penalized DeSean Jackson for conduct detrimental to the team Friday, they said in a statement. Jackson has been fined, a source said. “This has been a difficult and emotional week for our community and organization. “The Philadelphia Eagles do not tolerate hate towards any individual or......
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Eagles Punish DeSean Jackson for Anti-Semitic Posts

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Ex-MVP Cunningham joins Raiders as chaplain

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LAS VEGAS — Former NFL MVP Randall Cunningham has joined the rebranded Las Vegas Raiders as the team’s chaplain. “I’m elated, flabbergasted,” Cunningham told ESPN on Friday. “I’ve already been in on some [Zoom] meetings with the team. I plan on spending a lot of time with the guys when......
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Lurie’s film company finishes Hitler documentary

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Philadelphia Eagles owner Jeffrey Lurie’s documentary film company, Play/Action Pictures, on Thursday announced the completion of its inaugural project, which has been in the works for three years: “The Meaning of Hitler.” Lurie is an executive producer for the film. The threat of white supremacy is a topic that has......
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NFL Players Condemn Anti-Semitism After Jackson Post

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Edelman invites Jackson to Holocaust museum

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New England Patriots wide receiver Julian Edelman, who is Jewish, invited Philadelphia Eagles wide receiver DeSean Jackson to the Holocaust Museum in Washington D.C. after Jackson’s anti-Semitic social media posts. “I have seen DeSean play in his career, make outstanding football plays, we’ve communicated over social media. I have nothing......
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Jackson: Used ‘wrong words’ in DeSean defense

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Stephen Jackson apologized on Wednesday night for using what he said were the “wrong words” in defending DeSean Jackson, but the former NBA player told CNN that what he said a day earlier should not be misinterpreted as support for anti-Semitism. “As I first stated when I got on here,......
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Stephen Jackson: DeSean ‘speaking the truth’

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Former NBA player Stephen Jackson defended DeSean Jackson on Tuesday night, saying the Philadelphia Eagles wide receiver was “speaking the truth” with his controversial social media posts, including an anti-Semitic message that he attributed to Adolf Hitler. The Eagles called DeSean Jackson’s posts “offensive, harmful and absolutely appalling” and the......
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Eagles’ Jackson after posts: I don’t hate Jews

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Philadelphia Eagles wide receiver DeSean Jackson said he has no hatred toward the Jewish community after posting on social media on Monday an anti-Semitic message that he attributed to Adolf Hitler as well as admiration for Nation of Islam leader Louis Farrakhan. On his Instagram story feed, Jackson featured a......

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