Washington NFL team to conduct a thorough review of controversial name, and more sports news

Dan Snyder has faced questions in the past about changing Washington's name, but this time around may be different.

Eagles coaches to report around July 10 and will quarantine; rookies, select vets, QBs to report July 22

The team will use both NovaCare and the Linc as it complies with pandemic protocols for training camp.

Eagles coaches to report around July 10 and will quarantine; rookies, select vets, QBs to report July 22

The team will use both NovaCare and the Linc as it complies with pandemic protocols for training camp.

Sponsor FedEx asks Washington’s NFL team to change its nickname

“We have communicated to the team in Washington our request that they change the team name,“ FedEx said in a statement Thursday.

Sponsor FedEx asks Washington’s NFL team to change its nickname

“We have communicated to the team in Washington our request that they change the team name,“ FedEx said in a statement Thursday.

AP Source: NFL cutting preseason in half, pushing back start

A person with knowledge of the decision tells The Associated Press that the NFL will cut the preseason in half and push the start of exhibition play back a week to give players more time to get in shape.

AP Source: NFL cutting preseason in half, pushing back start

A person with knowledge of the decision tells The Associated Press that the NFL will cut the preseason in half and push the start of exhibition play back a week to give players more time to get in shape.
More Stories
Column

How Tom Brady, the Eagles, and other athletes are failing us during the coronavirus pandemic | Marcus Hayes

If you want an NFL season, and if you a Major League baseball to begin, and if you want NBA and NHL playoffs, then the players must be willing to sacrifice their freedoms. There’s no question they have the discipline to pull this off. The question is: Do they have the desire?

Hall of Fame game becomes NFL’s first coronavirus cancellation

The NFL canceled its annual Hall of Fame game Thursday and probably will reduce the rest of the preseason as well. But the league remains hopeful that the COVID-19 pandemic won't impact its season.

Eagles Autism Challenge rescheduled for Sept. 26 because of coronavirus

Event organizers are prepared to hold the event with in-person restrictions or completely virtual on its new date.

NFL cancels Hall of Fame game and delays inductions, sources say

The Aug. 6 exhibition game between the Dallas Cowboys and Pittsburgh Steelers is the first on-field event the league has canceled during the pandemic.

Column

Sports rosters must expand much more to avoid coronavirus shutdowns | Marcus Hayes

If sports expects to reopen before a vaccine is developed then outbreaks will be as common as foul balls. Teams will need a horde of extra players, and they should quarantine an extra goalie, quarterback, and catcher.

Column

Eagles putting happy spin on Alshon Jeffery’s return and 2020 season. What choice do they have? | Mike Sielski

This will be a season in which the Eagles don't have much choice but to hope for the best, whether it's with Jeffery or the rest of their team.

Florida man charged with assault in attack on Eagles’ Dallas Goedert at South Dakota bar

A source with knowledge of the situation said Goedert “was with some friends and family, and two guys kept saying disrespectful things.” The source said Goedert walked over to “tell them to chill,” and was punched.

Why JJ Arcega-Whiteside’s college coach believes better days are ahead for Eagles WR

Arcega-Whiteside's rookie year was a disappointment, but his college wide receivers coach says there is reason to believe he'll bounce back.

Video shows Eagles’ Dallas Goedert apparently being sucker-punched in South Dakota bar

Sources said an arrest has been made in the incident. There was no confirmation from police.

Former Eagles QB Donovan McNabb and Kevin Hart discuss the stereotypes black quarterbacks face in NFL

Donovan McNabb spoke to Kevin Hart about why African-American quarterbacks face stereotypes for being athletic.

Sports chatter: Eagles reportedly among one of Jamal Adams’ seven preferred destinations

A Jamal Adams trade to the NFC East would be a big blow for the Eagles if the team doesn't grab him first.

Sports chatter: WNBA’s Renee Montgomery won’t play in 2020 to keep focus on social justice reform; Chargers interested in Colin Kaepernick?

Renee Montgomery joins her former UConn teammate Maya Moore as WNBA players focusing on social justice reform.

Dr. Fauci: NFL will need a bubble to return in 2020

Playing an NFL season in a bubble could be harder to pull off than any other sport planning its return.

SPECIAL REPORTS
Investigative reports, featured series, and guides to living in the Philadelphia region, brought to you by The Inquirer.
WHAT ARE YOU CURIOUS ABOUT?
Send us your burning questions, or vote on other readers' questions that pique your interest. Our journalists will work to answer them.