| Apr 7, 2015
| 5:20 AM
ORCHARD PARK, N.Y. LeSean McCoy still hasn't spoken to Chip Kelly. The running back said his former coach called him twice, but he didn't answer. So he has yet to hear Kelly's reason for trading him to the Buffalo Bills last month.
McCoy said he heard...
| Apr 4, 2015
| 4:07 PM
STORRS — Matt Balis isn't much for talking about the job he's done as UConn's football strength and conditioning coordinator.
He'd rather point you to the results, which could be seen on campus Tuesday at UConn Pro Day as nine players, who had been...
| Mar 23, 2015
| 12:23 PM
Editor's Note: Over the final four months of 1999, The Morning Call put together a list of the 10 greatest athletes of the 20th century, a list that included Olympic gold medalists, an NCAA basketball champion, collegiate All-Americans, Super Bowl...
| Mar 21, 2015
| 9:35 AM
Concrete Charlie -- Bethlehem's Chuck Bednarik -- achieved the stature of legend with a two-way performance at 35 years of age in 1960. But that season almost didn't happen for Bednarik, and maybe the Eagles too, as he announced his retirement at the...
| Mar 21, 2015
| 11:56 AM
Chuck Bednarik, the hard-nosed, legendary, Bethlehem-born Philadelphia Eagle who came to be known as "Concrete Charlie," died Saturday morning. He was 89.
The Hall-of-Fame linebacker and center played from 1949 for to 1962 for the Eagles and was known...
| Mar 8, 2015
| 6:13 PM
Ryan Pace's decision to trade Brandon Marshall to the Jets for only a fifth-round pick illuminates the new general manager's premium on team chemistry.
But there's no denying the trade-off. Marshall's departure creates a void on the stat sheet after...
| Mar 10, 2015
| 8:57 PM
Nobody warned us that in addition to promoting Ed Marynowitz as his right-hand man, Philadelphia Eagles coach Chip Kelly also would make Martin Scorsese a partner too. How else could he have conceived of whacking so many prominent players from such a...
| Mar 9, 2015
| 2:32 AM
Now that the Eagles have well over $40 million of wiggle room under the NFL salary cap — a number that could grow to more than $50 million if they subtract linebacker DeMeco Ryans — they are poised to make a run at a number of free agents...
| Feb 27, 2015
| 11:34 AM
Lane Johnson was the fourth overall selection in the 2013 draft, from Oklahoma. Todd Herremans' draft status was not quite that lofty — he was taken in the fourth round, in 2005, out of much less prominent Saginaw Valley State. But Johnson quickly...
| Feb 19, 2015
| 12:31 PM
Chip Kelly and any Eagles executive aren't talking at the NFL combine but the Eagles coach and the franchise is a topic of conversation. Arizona Cardinals coach Bruce Arians told reporters at the NFL combine that he's not a big fan of the spread offense...
| Feb 18, 2015
| 8:30 PM
On Day 1 of the NFL Scouting Combine, we were reminded how devout a Catholic former Philadelphia Eagles coach John Harbaugh is and how his former boss feels about the new inner workings of 1 NovaCare Way.
A slimmer, trimmer and energized Andy Reid,...