Good News, Everyone! The Eagles Will Still Play Dallas in Primetime

Good News, Everyone! The Eagles Will Still Play Dallas in Primetime

Believe it or not, your 3-7 Philadelphia Eagles will be
featured in primetime in three of the next four weeks. Unlike the suckers at
ESPN and the NFL Network however, NBC could get out of showing an awful game to
a national-television audience.

Unfortunately, they opted not to.

We’re at that time of the year where NBC’s Sunday Night
Football has flex scheduling, which gives the network the option to replace a
game between two bad teams with a game people might actually enjoy.
Philly-Dallas on December 2 would appear to be the epitome of that scenario,
but the network made the decision to keep the matchup anyway, likely thinking the
two fan bases will tune in no matter what.

That’s probably true to an extent, but couldn’t you do us a
solid, NBC? It’s bad enough the Eagles are the laughingstock of the league, do
we really need any additional attention drawn to it?

The Cowboys (5-5) are no prize, either.

As if that weren’t bad enough, the Eagles meet the woeful Panthers
on Monday Night Football this week, followed by the SNF game, then a week and a
half later is Thursday Night Football with the Bengals. Carolina and Cincinnati
are home games, so you can imagine what those crowds will be like for TV – not that
anybody watches the Thursday game.

And we thought the schedule makers were being unkind when
the Birds played four opponents coming off of their bye week…

On another note, with Philly playing four games over an
18-day span – they have a trip to Tampa Bay lined up somewhere in the middle of
all that – I wouldn’t expect any news on the head coaching front until that’s
over with at least. It’s going to be hectic enough as it is without making interim
changes, not to mention the media circus that would inevitably follow.

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Phillies minor leaguer makes amazing catch robbing a home run while crashing into the wall

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Phillies minor leaguer makes amazing catch robbing a home run while crashing into the wall

This is a good baseball catch.

It took place on Saturday night when the Hickory Crawdads' Tyler Sanchez belted a ball with men on base but was robbed by Lakewood BlueClaws outfielder Zack Coppola.

It certainly saved a few runs in the first inning but the Crawdads would find other ways to score, topping the BlueClaws by a final of 3-2.

Coppola's Great Grab

The "Web Gem" of the BlueClaws last homestand was made by Zach Coppola on this catch in the first inning on Saturday night."

Posted by Lakewood BlueClaws on Wednesday, July 27, 2016

Video of Marcus Vick running from the cops, getting captured at gunpoint is bonkers

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Video of Marcus Vick running from the cops, getting captured at gunpoint is bonkers

You have to give Marcus Vick credit, he still has that breakaway speed. But it's not exactly "getaway" speed as he demonstrated in his failed attempt to elude police in an incident that took place back in April. 

TMZ posted video of Vick's attempt to elude the law on Tuesday. Here's how the Washington Post described the incident back in April:

The incident occurred at Onelife Fitness when a police officer tried to arrest him on an outstanding contempt of court charge in Montgomery County, Va., and Vick ran, according to the police report obtained by WAVY.com, damaging a door as he did so. As the officer tried to grab him, Vick pushed him and, after a brief chase on foot, he was taken into custody. Online arrest records originally indicated that he was charged with a hate crime, but Newport News Police spokesman Lou Thurston told WAVY that was an error.

Vick, 32, was charged with one count each of resisting arrest, obstruction of justice, destruction of property and felony assault on a law enforcement officer. 

The video ends with Vick on the ground and the police officer whose camera caught the whole chase with his weapon drawn and pointed at Vick. Scary and strange stuff for the brother of former Eagles quarterback Mike Vick.

TMZ posted the video on the same day that Vick accused former Eagles running back LeSean McCoy of giving his "baby mamma" herpes.