Joe Banner says expanding Jalen Hurts' role is a ‘decent idea’ if it doesn’t create doubts about Carson Wentz

In his weekly Q&A, former Eagles president Joe Banner also likes how Wentz is playing, and he doesn't expect many big names to be traded by Tuesday's deadline.

Joe Banner says expanding Jalen Hurts' role is a ‘decent idea’ if it doesn’t create doubts about Carson Wentz

In his weekly Q&A, former Eagles president Joe Banner also likes how Wentz is playing, and he doesn't expect many big names to be traded by Tuesday's deadline.

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Phillies president Andy MacPhail provides a gloomy offseason forecast | Bob Brookover

MacPhail gave a grim assessment Friday of what lies ahead for the Phillies and the game of baseball this offseason amid the COVID-19 pandemic.
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Phillies president Andy MacPhail provides a gloomy offseason forecast | Bob Brookover

MacPhail gave a grim assessment Friday of what lies ahead for the Phillies and the game of baseball this offseason amid the COVID-19 pandemic.

Herb Adderley, a Philadelphian who became a Hall of Famer as a Packer, dies at 81

Adderley won five NFL championships and two Super Bowls with the Packers, and a Super Bowl with the Cowboys.

Herb Adderley, a Philadelphian who became a Hall of Famer as a Packer, dies at 81

Adderley won five NFL championships and two Super Bowls with the Packers, and a Super Bowl with the Cowboys.
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Eagles' Travis Fulgham says that so far, defensive attention hasn’t gotten ‘too crazy’

Jalen Reagor's return ought to help keep Fulgham running free in the secondary.

Despite injury setbacks and success of other rookie receivers, Jalen Reagor is ready to explode for the Eagles I Jeff McLane

Many of Reagor’s draft classmates at receiver established their NFL bona fides. And even on his own team, there was a breakout performance at the position. Now it's his turn.

Phillies president Andy MacPhail will not return after 2021 season, but could step down sooner

MacPhail said he will step down if it helps the Phillies hire a new leader of their baseball operations department. The team is starting to look for a replacement for general manager Matt Klentak.

NBA and NBPA extend CBA opt-out deadline to Nov. 6

The new date is Nov. 6, when either party may notify the other of an intention to terminate the current Collective Bargaining Agreement.

The Union will win their first ever trophy with a win Sunday at the Columbus Crew

For the fourth time in their history, the Union are one win away from their first ever trophy. Their first shot to end the drought comes Sunday at Columbus, where they've won just twice in 14 visits.

Union’s Andre Blake could be out for the season with a fractured right hand

There's a chance that Blake will be back for the playoffs since the Union won't play their first posteason game until late November. Joe Bendik will start until Blake returns.

Phillies decline options of Hector Neris, David Robertson, and David Phelps

The Phillies declined club options for three relievers on Friday while claiming another off waivers as they continue to overhaul their historically bad bullpen.

Andy MacPhail will step aside for Phillies to hire new team president. John Middleton must take him up on it. | Scott Lauber

Middleton need not worry about protecting MacPhail's family name by keeping him on for one more year as club president. In fact, MacPhail is almost begging Middleton to move on.

Eagles place Nate Gerry and Genard Avery on IR, making room for Jalen Reagor and Jason Peters

The Eagles now have four open roster spots. Reagor, Peters, and Edwards are likely to take up three of those spots, and tight end Dallas Goedert could be in line to take the fourth.

Cowboys list Andy Dalton as ‘doubtful,’ will likely start seventh-round rookie Ben DiNucci against Eagles

Dallas has listed backup quarterback Andy Dalton as doubtful for Sunday night.

How should the Phillies and MLB rivals evaluate players based on a short season? Great question.

How reliable are data gleaned from a 60-game season? As teams dig for creative solutions to fill their needs, often with smaller scouting staffs, the chance of making mistakes will increase.

Sixers hire assistant coach who worked on Doc Rivers' Clippers and Celtics staffs

Brian Adams worked six seasons for the Clippers and was their G League head coach the past two years. He was on Rivers' staff in Boston as well.

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