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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DeSean Jackson had every right to avoid surgery if that was his decision | Bob Ford

The Eagles are just renting his body. He owns it.

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Fixing Eagles offense is a coaching test for Doug Pederson | Bob Ford

Head coaches are hired to see answers that others cannot.

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Eagles’ win over Bears keeps Doug Pederson’s team in NFL playoff race | Bob Ford

Two weeks after being humbled by Cowboys, Eagles are still alive.

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With win over Bears, Eagles get over .500 and say hello to hope before they say bye | Bob Ford

The Eagles’ path to the NFL postseason, which was rutted and rocky just two weeks ago, has suddenly opened before them like a paved highway.

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Trubisky or false: The Bears drafted the wrong quarterback | Bob Ford

Moving up to the second pick in the draft hasn't worked as well for the Bears.

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Eagles must keep Carson Wentz from running into trouble again | Bob Ford

The quarterback's health is worth more than a few yards here and there.

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Will other teams continue to ‘hunt’ Eagles linebackers? | Bob Ford

The linebacker position is less important than ever but maybe not for long.

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Sixers open with win as defense waits for offense to catch up | Bob Ford

The grind of a six-month season has begun, and so has the learning curve.

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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.