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  • Sports 2-A-Days: St. John of Plaquemine

    August 2, 2014 10:50 PM

    PLAQUEMINE - St. John of Plaquemine head coach Crickett Crockett knows his team will have to be just a little bit better in 2014. That's something that all teams say, but as the 17th seed in the class 1A playoffs last year, the same status won't work in this... more »
  • Sports 2-A-Days: Parkview Baptist Play Video

    July 20, 2014 11:15 PM

    BATON ROUGE - It's not easy following a legend, but Jay Mayet says he's up to the task at Parkview Baptist high school. State championship-winning coach Kenny Guillot stepped down from his post after last season and now Mayet, the Eagles defensive coordinator for the past 15 years, steps... more »
  • Saints ship Sproles to Eagles

    March 13, 2014 9:00 AM

    NEW ORLEANS - Running back Darren Sproles has been traded to the Philadelphia Eagles in exchange for a fifth round, according to multiple reports. New Orleans had originally planned to release the speedy back, but decided to trade him instead after at least 10 teams expressed interest. After that... more »
  • Payton encouraged by Saints' road playoff win

    January 5, 2014 5:42 PM

    METAIRIE - Sean Payton says the New Orleans Saints' last-second playoff victory at Philadelphia on Saturday is even better than the 26-24 margin indicates. Coming off the first road playoff win in franchise history, the Saints play at NFC top-seed Seattle this Saturday. "Certainly when you watch the tape, the... more »
  • Eagles beat Cowboys 24-22 to take NFC East title

    December 29, 2013 10:50 PM

    ARLINGTON, Texas - Nick Foles threw two touchdown passes, NFL rushing champion LeSean McCoy had 131 yards and a receiving score and the Philadelphia Eagles beat the Dallas Cowboys 24-22 in a win-or-go-home game for the NFC East title Sunday night. The Cowboys (8-8), with Kyle Orton filling in two... more »
  • Live Oak Eagles fall to the Zachary Broncos Play Video

    October 5, 2013 12:10 AM

    WATSON, LA - In a low-scoring battle, the Live Oak Eagles fell victim to the Zachary Broncos. Zachary High School defeated Live Oak High School 12-7. The Eagles took the loss at their home field in Watson. more »
  • "Beat Texas State" Day

    August 23, 2013 3:20 PM

    HATTIESBURG, Ms. - How important is football in Hattiesburg? So much so that the City Council has proclaimed Aug. 31 Beat Texas State Day. The University of Southern Mississippi Golden Eagles begin the football season that day against the Texas State Bobcats. The council also passed a resolution declaring every... more »
  • Cooper back with Eagles after excused absence

    August 6, 2013 10:25 AM

    PHILADELPHIA - Riley Cooper has returned to the Philadelphia Eagles after he was caught on video using a racial slur and given four days off. The team says Cooper is expected to be at practice Tuesday. The Eagles and Patriots are to hold a joint practice. The wide receiver was... more »
  • Donavan McNabb to retire as an Eagle

    July 28, 2013 12:37 PM

    PHILADELPHIA - Six-time Pro Bowl quarterback Donovan McNabb will officially retire a member of the Philadelphia Eagles on Monday. McNabb played 11 of his 13 seasons with the Eagles, leading them to eight playoff appearances, five NFC East titles, five conference championship games and one Super Bowl loss. The 36-year-old... more »
  • Eagles' WR Maclin tears ACL

    July 27, 2013 6:33 PM

    PHILADELPHIA - Eagles wide receiver Jeremy Maclin has torn the ACL in his right knee and could miss the season. Maclin went down at the end of a non-contact drill Saturday in the team's second full practice under new coach Chip Kelly and appeared in pain while on the ground... more »
  • $3500 reward in fatal poisoning of 2 bald eagles

    June 18, 2013 1:12 PM

    NEW ORLEANS - Federal investigators say someone poisoned and killed two bald eagles in Thibodaux. The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service and the Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries are offering $3,500 for information leading to the conviction of whoever killed the national birds. Fish and Wildlife Service agent Sidney... more »
  • Eagles select LSU DT Bennie Logan in 3d round

    April 26, 2013 8:58 PM

    PHILADELPHIA- The Philadelphia Eagles have selected LSU defensive tackle Bennie Logan in the third round of the NFL draft. Logan, 6-foot-2 and 309 pounds, was chosen Friday night with the 67th overall pick. Logan had two sacks, forced two fumbles and made 45 tackles last year. The Eagles chose Stanford... more »
  • Eagles get their man, hire Oregon's Chip Kelly

    January 16, 2013 11:34 AM

    PHILADELPHIA- The Philadelphia Eagles have hired Chip Kelly after he originally chose to stay at Oregon. Kelly becomes the 21st coach in team history and replaces Andy Reid, who was fired on Dec. 31 after a 4-12 season Kelly, who was 46-7 in four years at Oregon, interviewed with the... more »
  • Reid among 4 NFL coaches sacked in firing frenzy

    December 31, 2012 10:33 AM

    NFL - Less than 24 hours after the regular season ended, NFL firings began at a furious pace. In a span of about 90 minutes before lunch Monday, coaches Andy Reid, Pat Shurmur, Romeo Crennel and Chan Gailey were let go by their teams after losing seasons. None of the... more »
  • Eagles place Foles on IR, Sign DT Dixon

    December 26, 2012 10:31 AM

    PHILADELPHIA - The Philadelphia Eagles have placed quarterback Nick Foles on injured reserve and signed defensive tackle Antonio Dixon to a two-year contract. Foles broke his hand in last Sunday's loss to Washington. Michael Vick will start the final game of the season against the New York Giants on Sunday.... more »
  • Eagles fire defensive line coach Jim Washburn

    December 3, 2012 10:38 AM

    PHILADELPHIA - The foundering Philadelphia Eagles have fired defensive line coach Jim Washburn as they try to fix a broken pass defense amid an eight-game losing streak. Eagles coach Andy Reid on Monday announced former defensive line coach Tommy Brashear is replacing Washburn. The Eagles hired Washburn before last season,... more »
  • Superhero Brees looks to save Saints season

    November 2, 2012 4:53 PM

    METAIRIE - Drew Brees dressed as Iron Man for Halloween. He may have to play like a superhero to save the season for New Orleans. With the Saints (2-5) hindered by a historically poor defense and nonexistent running game, all eyes are on Brees to find some way to turn... more »
  • SNF postponed until Tuesday

    December 26, 2010 11:45 AM

    PHILADELPHIA- For those of you looking forward to the football game tonight, you're out of luck until Tuesday. The NFL has moved the Vikings at Eagles game because of an expected blizzard that could dump up to 20 inches snow on Philadelphia. The game will be played at 8... more »
  • Vick to start first NFL game since dog fighting prison term

    September 17, 2010 1:15 PM

    Eagles head coach Andy Reid has made it official that Michael Vick will start at quarterback when the Eagles play Sunday at the Detroit Lions. Vick will be making his first start at quarterback since the final game of the 2006 season for Atlanta. He is replacing Kevin... more »
  • Parkview Baptist blanks Christian Life 49-0

    September 3, 2010 11:29 PM

    Parkview Baptist scored 21 first quarter points en route to a 49-0 blanking of Christian Life. Garrett Banta was impressive for a second straight week. In the Eagles' jamboree last week, Banta caught a dump-off pass from quarterback Jake Clouatre for a touchdown. This week it was more of... more »

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