TMZ caught up with Eagles linebacker Mychal Kendricks outside an airport to ask him his take on the Meek Mill / Drake feud that’s set the Internet on fire over the past week.
He basically said Drake may not be welcome next time he comes to town, because Meek Mill, well, “he definitely runs Philly,” Kendricks said. Then he implied—likely in a playful way—that things could get ugly if the “Started From the Bottom” rapper paid a visit to the 215. “I wonder how it’s gonna be if Drake tries to come and perform there … ”
Check out the full interview above.
The feud between Drake and Meek Mill began last week when Meek, who was born and raised in Philly, tweeted that Drake didn’t write his own raps. The latter followed up by releasing two tracks that dissed Meek—and even took a jab at the Phillies.
As you’ll see in the video, Kendricks muses that the whole ordeal could be orchestrated to give the two rappers more publicity. But hey, at least it’s fun to watch.
The Internet has been going a bit nuts over this video of Eagles quarterback Tim Tebow getting some serious leg work in on a machine that seems to be half swing/half torture device. You can check out the video below. Just know: You will probably break into a sweat just watching him work so hard.
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We doubt Chip Kelly will be writing up an Eagles-themed workout for you anytime soon (he’s a busy guy, after all), so the next best way to copy an Eagles player’s workout routine? Go to the Northern Liberties Pilates and yoga studio Ploome. Really!
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From throwing snowballs at Santa to having a courtroom and jail installed under Veterans Stadium, Eagles fans have long brought passion to the world of sports — and occasional shame to the city they call home.
Now Sports Illustrated ranks them among their most hated people, places and things in the NFL, along with the most-hated team (the Patriots), head coach (Bill Belichick), player (Percy Harvin, by players, and Johnny Manziel, by fans), fan base (see below), announcer (“the one calling your game”), and other football-related categories. Read more »
McNabb as an Eagle (left) and in a 2013 mug shot (right).
Former Eagles QB Donovan McNabb was arrested last week and charged with DUI after a minor traffic accident in Arizona, where he resides. Read more »
Julie Johnston is a burgeoning star on the U.S. Women’s National Soccer Team, currently competing (and winning) in the 2015 FIFA Women’s World Cup.
Zach Ertz is an on-the-rise tight end for the Eagles, working hard to become the team’s most reliable pass catcher come the fall.
Zach went to Stanford, Julie to University of Santa Clara. The two met at a Stanford University baseball game a few years back, and now they’re dating, according to Ertz’s personal blog. Julie, at the time, was training for the U-20 Women’s World Cup, signifying to Zach that she was talented. Read more »
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In the ripest days of the Cold War, when the Soviet Union was ruled by dictators named Khrushchev and Brezhnev, a dissident voice would be punished by a variety of human humiliations. “If you weren’t with us, you were against us,” was the refrain. And whispers in a potato line could get a family shipped to warm and friendly Siberia.
I thought about that a lot this week as I watched and listened to Philadelphia Eagles players support head coach Chip Kelly’s banishment of offensive guard Evan Mathis. See, in the world of professional sports, it’s odd to hear players turn their backs on teammates in times of contract squabbles. Players are normally in this fight together, brothers in arms, strengthened further by their own brotherhood union. Read more »
I knew Hank Baskett as a role-playing wide receiver who had decent-enough size to be considered a red-zone weapon for the Philadelphia Eagles. It turned out he had very little impact in his time in the NFL. But I also didn’t expect him to turn out to be a sad, pathetic reality TV show chump.
Baskett is back on TV starting tonight in a show called Marriage Boot Camp on the WE network with his estranged wife, Kendra Wilkinson. This on the heels of him co-starring in Kendra on Top, where the big scandal was that Baskett actually cheated on Kendra with a transsexual model. The model’s name is Ava Sabrina London and she was known to post sultry videos of herself online. The affair allegedly occurred like this: Baskett saw the videos, was smitten, contacted London, then showed up at her house — where he first introduced himself as “Steve” — and then the two had sex. Read more »
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LeSean McCoy is a coward.
One day he’s calling his former coach a racist and the next day he feels no need to either explain or characterize what he said, as if throwing out the racist label is as easy to him as giving out a 20 cent tip at a burger joint.
Except that it’s not.
In this day and age, it is wholly improper to exhibit racist tendencies. We are (or at least should be) a more intelligent, enlightened and politically correct society. That’s a good thing. It shows that the human race is capable of growing and learning and tolerating each other in order to meld a better society. By the same measure, it is wholly improper to label someone a racist unless one can present compelling evidence. For instance, when a certain white Eagles wide receiver gets all banged up on cheap beer at a country concert, turns on a black security guard and yells that he’ll fight every “N-word” here, that’s fairly compelling evidence that he’s a racist.
On the flip side though, calling someone a racist — when there is no evidence that he or she is racist — leaves a mark that can never truly be washed out. It’s just not fair. Read more »