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John Madden

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  • New Eagles Coach Chip Kelly brings his fast-forward football to NFL

    PHILADELPHIA — Chip Kelly's star receiver at the University of New Hampshire had a standard comeback when a defensive player talked trash. Recalled record-breaking pass catcher David Ball: "Whenever they would chirp, the only thing I would say...
  • Read-option offense could make NFL quarterbacks an endangered species

    Quarterbacks are the most protected players in the NFL. The league revolves around them. Running backs are the least protected players. Even helmet-to-helmet hits are legal against them. In a read-option offense, a scheme rapidly gaining popularity in...
  • It's game on for NFL's new coaches, especially Eagles' Chip Kelly

    In keeping with tradition, the NFL sent questionnaires to its eight new head coaches during the off-season, quizzing them on random topics. Among the questions was, "Who has the hardest job in football?" Answered Chip Kelly of the Philadelphia Eagles:...
  • Playoff quarterbacks come through when it matters most

    RENTON, Wash. — One side has five Super Bowl rings, six most-valuable-player awards, 35 Pro Bowls and 62 postseason starts. On the other, the boundless promise of what might be. There are eight remaining quarterbacks in the NFL playoffs, and...
  • Former USC coach John Robinson knows what Trojans need to come back

    Former USC coach John Robinson knows what Trojans need to come back
    On the first day Ed Orgeron became interim head coach of the USC football team, another coach, a former USC coach who had some success at the school, asked Orgeron if he wanted to chat and perhaps listen to some advice. Orgeron looked at John Robinson...
  • Remembrances 2013

     
    A look back and a final farewell to the notable entertainment celebrities who died in 2013. Cosmo Allegretti (b. 1927) (actor) Allegretti was an actor and puppeteer on Captain Kangaroo, working his way up from set painter. He made and voiced puppets,...
  • Parcells enters NFL Hall of Fame

    Parcells enters NFL Hall of Fame
    Bill Parcells mastered the franchise turnaround so well that he has become the latest coach to enter the Pro Football Hall of Fame.     A Super Bowl winner in the 1986 and 1990 seasons with the Giants, Parcells also took the Patriots from the bottom of...
  • Orlando Magic's season gets tougher with West Coast road trip

    Orlando Magic's season gets tougher with West Coast road trip
    LOS ANGELES — The Orlando Magic's season has been tough enough. It was about to become even tougher on Monday night in their game against the Los Angeles Clippers at Staples Center. The matchup started a five-game road trip against Western...
  • Review: 'Madden NFL 25' celebrates its anniversary in style

    GamerHub.tv It's hard to believe that the "Madden NFL" franchise has been going for 25 years now. We've seen a lot of killer editions of this game over the years, as well as some flounders that we'd just as soon forget about (we're looking at you,...
  • Ex-PSU coach Bradley looking forward to working Lehigh-Fordham

    Ex-PSU coach Bradley looking forward to working Lehigh-Fordham
    Tom Bradley made it clear ahead of time that he didn't want to talk about Penn State, where he spent 37 years as a player and coach — serving as the Nittany Lions interim head coach for four games in 2011 after the Jerry Sandusky scandal...
  • Inside the PD: Hampton's defense hopes to turn it around

    Inside the PD: Hampton's defense hopes to turn it around
    Looking back, there were signs of trouble all along. Coming into the season, Hampton had one returning starter on defense — defensive back Tyquon Wilkins. Most starters from 2012, like lineman Troy Garrett and Daunte Wilson, had graduated. But the...