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100 Percent of High Schoolers Attend Football Game Sober

Ah, high school football. The tradition, the camaraderie, the breathalyzer tests you have to pass to get in. At a Phoenixville Area High School football […]

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Eagles Fan Posts ‘Fly Eagles Fly’ Tweet on Giants Punter’s Twitter Account

Steve Weatherford is the punter for the New York Giants. He’s not the beloved punter who kicked it to DeSean Jackson in the Eagles’ 2011 […]

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GAY NEWS FLASH: Michael Sam Signs With Dallas Cowboys

Michael Sam, who was just released from the St. Louis Rams, is joining the Dallas Cowboys. More from LGBTQ Nation:

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Temple University Football to Honor Lewis Katz

Amidst the joy of a new season, we still feel the absence of a friend. Miss you, Lew. #TempleMade pic.twitter.com/JkEdo4dF4V — Temple University (@TempleUniv) August […]

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Will Penn State Keep Player Names on Football Jerseys?

Under the late, lamented Joe Paterno, the players for Penn State football never had their names on the back of their jerseys. JoePa was old-school […]

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SHAKING OUR HEADS: ESPN Reports on Michael Sam’s Showering Habits

It is one of those moments that’s leaving us shaking our heads: ESPN’s coverage of Michael Sam, the first openly gay NFL player, has reverted to […]

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Philadelphia’s Martin Luther King High Football Team to Be Featured All Week on ESPN

With all the news surrounding Mo’ne Davis and the Taney Dragons, there has arguably been no better time for Philadelphia youth in sports. Maybe that’s why […]

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Columnist Wants D.C. Football Team Renamed “The Reagans”

Salon reports that conservative columnist Michael Taube has proposed — probably tongue-in-cheek — renaming Washington’s NFL team from “Redskins” to “The Reagans.” We endorse this […]

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Appeal Board Cancels “Redskins” Trademark

There’s nothing like seeing your rival handed a humiliating defeat — even deep in the off-season — so this one’s for you Eagles fans: An […]

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Philly Probably Won’t Host 2015 NFL Draft

The NFL Draft will expand beyond Radio City Music Hall in 2015, but officials say it probably won’t be to Philadelphia. The league has apparently narrowed […]

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Buffalo Bills Fans Boycotting Bon Jovi Music

AP reports: “A Bills fans club recently founded to keep the NFL team in western New York has started an online petition to ban songs […]

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St. Louis Rams Draft Michael Sam, the NFL’s First Openly Gay Player

Huge sports news, especially on this night in Philly, when the Philadelphia Soul is hosting America’s first pro-football LGBT-awareness game. Michael Sam has been drafted […]

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Weekend Roundup: Philadelphia Soul Hosts First Pro-Football LGBT-Awareness Night

Back-to-back American Conference Champions the Philadelphia Soul will host the first pro-football LGBT-awareness game in the nation. “Out With the Soul: Champions for Equality” kicks off Saturday, […]

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So Much for Post-Racial Millennials, Sports

For Americans, the sports stadium is the sanctuary where we all give praise to the same gods. The allure of sports, of course, is that […]

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Players Resist NFL Concussion Settlement

The Philadelphia Business Journal reports that seven retired players — including former Eagle Sean Considine — are asking the U.S. District Court in Philadelphia to intervene […]