I am a general sports columnist, and am always looking for topics of local interest that go beyond the scores and the stats.

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Eagles down, but not out ... yet | Bob Ford

Despite the horrible loss, they can still win the division.

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Brown and the Sixers might reach the finish line together this season | Bob Ford

He went through more losing than most coaches survive, but Brown is a survivor.

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Doug Pederson says Eagles didn’t cut Zach Brown just to shake things up | Bob Ford

The team is put on notice heading into pivotal Dallas game.

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Are the Eagles on the way to becoming the Phillies? | Bob Ford

The teams share some of the same issues. High expectations? Check. Under-performance? Check.

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Eagles’ season hanging by a frayed thread after drubbing by Vikings | Bob Ford

The front office has to address the crisis or let the season drift away.

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Is a steady, mature Wentz what the Eagles need right now? | Bob Ford

The young quarterback has learned to go quickly through his progressions. That's good, right?

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Vikings are a dangerous obstacle in Eagles’ flight path | Bob Ford

The Vikings' home, U.S. Bank Stadium, is tough on birds, even though Eagles had a pretty big win there.

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Eagles' Douglas plays only when necessary, but it’s always necessary | Bob Ford

Given the option, defensive coordinator Jim Schwartz uses other players. But he hasn't had that option for a while.

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Kyle O’Quinn searching for minutes with Sixers | Bob Ford

The veteran backup sees opportunity with the Sixers.

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Five things we thought we knew about the 2019 Eagles | Bob Ford

When the truth is found to be lies, and all the joy within you dies.