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Eagles win ultimate prize, beat Patriots in Super Bowl |Feb 5, 2018

MINNEAPOLIS, MINN. >> The Eagles believed. Then they beat Bill Belichick, Tom Brady and the New England Patriots at their own game to register their first Super Bowl title.

The Underdog is alive and well! Check out these and email in your own Eagles Underdog (or cat or person) |Jan 25, 2018

The Underdog Eagles will be playing the New England Patriots in Super Bowl XLII. Now’s the time to get your Underdogs out and show off. Send a photo of your pet or you or a family member all decked out in Eagles gear to

Eagles release Aaron Grymes, add Paul Turner |Nov 21, 2016

PHILADELPHIA >> Doug Pederson opened his day-after news conference with a statement that had everything to do with embattled wide receiver Nelson Agholor.

LIVE: Celebration for Philadelphia Flyers founder Ed Snider being held at Wells Fargo Center |Apr 21, 2016

A celebration of the life of Ed Snider, founder, owner and chairman of the Philadelphia Flyers today at 1 p.m. at the Wells Fargo Center.

Blackwell drops six-round decision in return to ring |Mar 24, 2016

Phoenixville resident Jules Blackwell was on a professional boxing card at the 2300 Arena in south Philadelphia on March 18.

FOLLOW LIVE: Eagles take on the undefeated Panthers and Cam Newton |Oct 25, 2015

The Eagles make a Sunday night visit to the Carolina Panthers tonight. You can follow the game along with Eagles beat writer Bob Grotz (@bobgrotz) by using #eagles on Twitter of check in above.

Redskins beat the Eagles, 23-20. Time to sound off |Oct 4, 2015

The Washington Redskins came back to beat the Eagles 23-20 Sunday afternoon. Give your opinion by using #eagles on Twitter or checking in above.

Union sizing up Honduran Palacios |Jun 15, 2015

CHESTER >> One of the first transfer rumblings of the summer hit the Philadelphia Union Monday with the revelation that Honduran midfielder Wilson Palacios is training with the club.

Sixers’ Embiid suffers apparent setback in recovery |Jun 13, 2015

Nearly one year after the Sixers took him with the third overall pick in the draft, Joel Embiid seems no closer to playing.

Giles goes into orbit, Phils fall again |Jun 13, 2015

PITTSBURGH >> The Phillies got a quality start from the new guy, a yeoman’s effort from a beleaguered bullpen, and a lot of stranded base runners from a punchless lineup in their 1-0, 13-inning loss to the Pirates at PNC Park Friday night.

Phillies Notebook: Sandberg wants to see more of Rupp |Jun 12, 2015

PITTSBURGH >> The Phillies played an afternoon game Wednesday in Cincinnati before making a puddle-hop to Pittsburgh before sunset, then had a full day off Thursday before getting back to business Friday night at PNC Park for the start of a weekend series against the Pirates.

Eagles legend Chuck Bednarik has died at 89 |Mar 21, 2015

Chuck Bednarik, considered the greatest Eagles player ever, died this morning.

Gulick posts second at Phoenixville Criterium |Jul 12, 2013

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Race cycling heats up in Chesco |Jul 9, 2013

WEST CHESTER – With hundreds of national and international participants now descending on Chester County, this area will become the epicenter for short course, criterium-style bicycle racing this week.

Phoenixville prepares for Criterium bike race crowds |Jul 9, 2013

PHOENIXVILLE — On the heels of West Chester’s successful Iron Hill Twilight Criterium, Phoenixville is ready for huge crowds for its own race, the Chesco Grand Prix Phoenixville Criterium.

What’s happening at Pottstown Rumble: Schedule of events |Jun 20, 2013

By Mercury staffPOTTSTOWN --- The Pottstown Rumble grass volleyball tournament has a packed schedule of events continuing through the weekend.

Yorgey wins rematch, takes WBF title |Jun 18, 2013

Yorgey title fight set for June 15 |Jun 8, 2013

VALLEY FORGE - “Lightning” Harry Joe Yorgey of Bridgeport will be boxing in the main event on a June 15 card at the Valley Forge Casino Resort.

Can ‘Lightning’ strike twice? |Jun 1, 2013

BRIDGEPORT - “Lightning” Harry Joe Yorgey already owns three professional boxing championship belts. Now he has his eyes focused on grabbing a third belt.

Vandy DT Lohr picked up by Chiefs |May 2, 2013

Former Phoenixville High and Vanderbilt University football star lineman Rob Lohr has signed a rookie free agent contract with the National Football League’s Kansas City Chiefs.

Live: Digital First Media’s 2013 NFL mock draft |Apr 24, 2013

Writers from across Digital First Media act as NFL general managers for a day, participating in a mock draft ahead of Thursday’s real deal.

Kutztown sisters selected as Kid Sports Reporters for a Day |Apr 5, 2013

Kutztown sisters Aiyana Debello, 11, and Sora Debello, 8, were selected to represent Berks-Mont Newspapers this Sunday, April 7 as our “Kid Reporters” as the Philadelphia Wings take on the Minnesota Swarm in indoor lacrosse action.

Yorgey returns home, wins split decision |Mar 21, 2013

KING OF PRUSSIA - It took him six years, but “Lightning” Harry Joe Yorgey finally re-entered a boxing ring within his home state of Pennsylvania, and it happened to be right in his backyard at the Valley Forge Casino Resort.

Piazza visits for book signing |Feb 14, 2013

COLLEGEVILLE - Mike Piazza has now told his complete story of his baseball career that evolved into stardom as a Major League Baseball catcher along with the many issues and questions surrounding him.

Oregon’s Chip Kelly to be Eagles new head coach |Jan 16, 2013

January 16, 2013 - The Eagles had a vision and stuck to it.

Piazza, no one going to Baseball Hall of Fame this year |Jan 10, 2013

Barry Bonds never passed Hank Aaron on the all-time home run list, or Babe Ruth, or even Larry Bowa, who hit 15 of them.