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Snow May Cancel Vikings-Eagles Game
Snow Postpones
Vikings-Eagles Til Tuesday

Snow Postpones Vikings-Eagles Til Tuesday

Minnesota can't catch a break with 20 inches expected in Philly

(Newser) - The NFL has moved the Vikings at Eagles game from tonight to Tuesday because of an expected blizzard that could dump up to 20 inches snow on Philadelphia. Philly Mayor Michael Nutter declared a snow emergency as of 2pm EST today. The game was to be played at 8:20pm.

Fan Plunges to Death at Chicago Stadium

Man appeared to leap during Bears, Eagles game: witnesses

(Newser) - A man plunged 20 feet to his death from Chicago's Soldier Field football stadium during a Bears game against the Philadelphia Eagles yesterday. Witnesses said the man, who has been identified as 23-year-old Stuart Haverty of Woodstock, Ill., appeared to run to a ledge in an upper-level seating area and...

Michael Vick: MVP?

 Michael Vick: 

Michael Vick: MVP?

Record-setting win leaves everyone gushing

(Newser) - Michael Vick eviscerated the Washington Redskins last night, throwing for 333 yards and four touchdowns, and running for another 80 yards and two more touchdowns, an unprecedented, record-breaking accomplishment. “He’s got my MVP vote,” Washington linebacker London Fletcher told the Washington Post after the game. Is the...

Michael Vick Named Eagles Starter

Andy Reid flip-flops, gives him the job

(Newser) - It's official: Michael Vick is back. The notorious ex-con will take over as the Philadelphia Eagles' No. 1 quarterback, said coach Andy Reid, just a day after he announced he would go back to Kevin Kolb. "When someone is playing at the level Michael Vick is playing, you have...

Former NFL Star's Toddler Drowns in Family's Hot Tub

Death of Randall Cunningham's son looks to be an accident

(Newser) - The 2-year-old son of former Philadelphia Eagles quarterback Randall Cunningham died yesterday after being found floating in the family's hot tub. Christian was discovered around 4:30pm by a woman who was at Cunningham's Las Vegas home; he was rushed to a hospital and pronounced dead shortly after. Police say...

Vick Repeats as Biggest Sports Villain

 Vick Repeats 
 as Biggest 
 Sports Villain 
no. 4: tiger

Vick Repeats as Biggest Sports Villain

Forbes list of most disliked athletes has a new name: Tiger Woods

(Newser) - Michael Vick has been out of federal prison for almost a year , but the Eagles quarterback still has some image-polishing to do: For the second straight year, he tops the Forbes list of most disliked people in sports . New for 2010 are Ben Roethlisberger and how-the-mighty-have-fallen poster child Tiger Woods,...

BET's Michael Vick Project a Little Too Redemptive

Redemption is there in spades, but little talk of horrid crime

(Newser) - Critics agree BET's The Michael Vick Project is conveniently focused more on the NFL star's comeback than on the horrid crime that laid him low in the first place. Still, some find the 8-episode "quasi-documentary" appealing:
  • Vick presents himself as reformed, Robert Lloyd writes in the Los Angeles Times

Cowboys, Jets Advance
 Cowboys, Jets Advance 
nfl playoffs

Cowboys, Jets Advance

Tony Romo, Mark Sanchez make it look easy in wild-card games

(Newser) - Dallas won a laugher over Philadelphia, and the Jets took down Cincinnati on the road to advance in the playoffs. Tony Romo (2 TDs, 244 yards) and the Cowboys put up 27 points in the second quarter and cruised to a 34-14 win. Dallas Morning News coverage here . On the...

Full Moon Illuminates Bears-Eagles Game
 Full Moon Illuminates
 Bears-Eagles Game 
caught with his pants down

Full Moon Illuminates Bears-Eagles Game

Wide receiver unintentionally moons crowd

(Newser) - As if losing to the Eagles wasn't enough, Devin Hester mooned the Sunday Night Football audience on national TV last night. In the fourth quarter of Philadelphia's 24-20 victory, the Bears receiver was going for a pass from Jay Cutler when Eagle Dmitri Patterson grabbed a little more than he...

Vick Gets New Endorsement Deal With Nike

Athletic-apparel company cut ties with QB over dogfighting rap

(Newser) - Nike, which ate a reported $1.5 million when it severed ties with Michael Vick over his dogfighting rap in 2007, has signed the quarterback to a new endorsement deal. “He has always been a fan of the brand and looks forward to the relationship,” his agent tells...

Lions Score 1st Win Since 2007
 Lions Score 1st Win Since 2007 
nfl history

Lions Score 1st Win Since 2007

Redskins fall to team that went 0-16 in 2008; Vick returns

(Newser) - The Detroit Lions, winless since December 2007 and holders of the NFL record for futility after their 0-16 2008 season, stunned the visiting Redskins today at Ford Field, recording a 19-14 victory. "Yes, it's just the Redskins. And yes, they are not very good," wrote Shawn Winston of...

Sack Vick, Feed a Dog: Animal Shelter

To raise awareness of pit bull plight, group will match tackles with food

(Newser) - A Pennsylvania animal shelter has put a price on Michael Vick’s head—sort of. Main Line Animal Rescue ran an ad in the Washington Post promising to donate five bags of dog food to local shelters every time a Redskin sacks Vick during their Oct. 26 game. “We...

Vick Plays Early, Gets Standing O in Philly Debut

He plays QB, receiver in Eagles offense; protests muted

(Newser) - Though there was a smattering of protesters both for and against Michael Vick, the convicted dog-killer got a standing ovation from the Philadelphia fans when he made his Eagles debut on their first offensive series of tonight’s exhibition game, the Inquirer reports. Vick lined up at quarterback and wide...

Vick's Fans, Critics Plot Rallies Ahead of Eagles Game

NAACP to march at stadium, while SPCA throws 'tailgate' party

(Newser) - Michael Vick’s first NFL game since his conviction for dog fighting has triggered strong reactions among animal and civil rights advocates in Philadelphia and they plan to let him know it, AP reports. Before he steps onto the field today as the Eagles’ quarterback, the Pennsylvania SPCA will throw...

Dress Your Dog Like Michael Vick

(Newser) - Philadelphia Eagles fans might froth at the mouth over replica jerseys touting their new dog-fighting convict quarterback Michael Vick, but dog-size Vick jerseys could turn out to be a big hit. The NFL has sanctioned the K-9 jerseys, allowing customers through its website to customize the uniform with Vick's name,...

Vick: 'I Cried So Many Nights'

(Newser) - Disgraced football star Michael Vick spent long nights in prison "crying" over what he did to "the animals" in his dog-fighting operation, and the mess he made of his life, he said on 60 Minutes yesterday. "The first day I walked into prison, and he slammed that...

Vick Looks Solid in First Practice

(Newser) - Michael Vick returned with his No. 7 to the football field today, running the scouts' offense in practice with the Philadelphia Eagles. How'd he do? Apparently, not bad for an ex-con: "His first toss ... was a little wobbler over the middle to Danny Amendola," notes the Eagles blog...

Vick Vows He 'Won't Disappoint'

QB: 'I'm glad to have a second chance'

(Newser) - Michael Vick says he “won’t disappoint” as a player for of the Eagles, the Philadelphia Daily News reports. “I’m glad to have an opportunity at a second chance,” said the convicted felon and newly signed quarterback. He said at a press conference today he had...

Vick Signs With Eagles
 Vick Signs With Eagles 

Vick Signs With Eagles

(Newser) - Michael Vick is back in the NFL. The recently released dog-fighter signed a surprise two-year deal with the Philadelphia Eagles, reports ESPN. Vick—who claims debt of about $4 million—will get $1.6 million the first year with the possibility of $5.2 million the second. He can immediately...

Jude Law's Babymama Likes to Get Cozy With Celebs

Aspiring actress went out of her way to meet other famous guys

(Newser) - Jude Law’s babymama is quite the celeb hanger-on, TMZ finds after some extensive digging. Samantha Burke has been photographed with model Tyson Beckford and actor Jeremy Piven—plus at least three pics from a night of partying with Philadelphia Eagles linebacker Stewart Bradley. And sources say the model/aspiring actress...

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