Eagles hire Nick Sirianni to replace Doug Pederson as head coach

Sirianni was the Indianapolis Colts' offensive coordinator this season. The Colts were 11-5 and reached the playoffs.

Eagles hire Nick Sirianni to replace Doug Pederson as head coach

Sirianni was the Indianapolis Colts' offensive coordinator this season. The Colts were 11-5 and reached the playoffs.

Here’s what the experts are saying about new Eagles head coach Nick Sirianni

From “unpredictably predictable" to the "Eagless got a good one," here's the chatter surrounding Nick Sirianni's hiring as head coach.

Here’s what the experts are saying about new Eagles head coach Nick Sirianni

From “unpredictably predictable" to the "Eagless got a good one," here's the chatter surrounding Nick Sirianni's hiring as head coach.

Phillies’ Jorge Velandia blazing trail for Venezuelans in baseball front offices

In a Phillies restructuring that began last month with the hiring of Dave Dombrowski, the longtime former infielder became the first Venezuelan-born assistant GM of a major-league team.

Phillies’ Jorge Velandia blazing trail for Venezuelans in baseball front offices

In a Phillies restructuring that began last month with the hiring of Dave Dombrowski, the longtime former infielder became the first Venezuelan-born assistant GM of a major-league team.
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Through the years, Eagles owner Jeffrey Lurie has been a very deliberate, cautious coaching shopper

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Three reasons why the Sixers beat the Boston Celtics

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Flyers winger Oskar Lindblom having fun right now | On the Fly

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Joel Embiid’s milestone, Matisse Thybulle’s thievery, and the Sixers’ taking care of the ball | Best-Worst

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The Celtics couldn’t stop Joel Embiid, no matter what they tried

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The Eagles need a shakeup in their thinking. Their new coach has to be that catalyst. | Mike Sielski

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