January 16, 2014 |
Throughout the history of Southern California rock, two bands have loomed largest in America's popular imagination: the Beach Boys and the Eagles. While the Beach Boys presented a more wholesome lifestyle involving fun (fun, fun), surfing, and chasing girls, the Eagles sold more records, attracted more groupies, preferred dusk to midday and smoked more pot. Or, as Glenn Frey said during the Eagles' return to the Forum on Wednesday: "The Beach Boys were pioneers. The Eagles were settlers.
November 8, 2009
Al Michaels serves as the play-by-play announcer and Cris Collinsworth provides the color commentary for tonight's Dallas at Philadelphia game (5:15 p.m., Channel 4): Michaels says ... You never would have thought three or four weeks ago that this would be the game of the week. But you know what? It's the game of the week. You were looking at both these teams and wondering if they could stay within hailing distance of the Giants, and now you've got a situation where the Giants are in third place.
August 20, 2013 |
One of the biggest mysteries this NFL season is what type of offense first-year Philadelphia Eagles Coach Chip Kelly will run. Now we have a bit of a hint. Kelly named Michael Vick the Eagles' starting quarterback Tuesday, giving him the nod over Nick Foles and dark-horse rookie Matt Barkley. The coach had been expected to announce a starter for the exhibition game against Jacksonville, but instead named Vick the permanent No. 1 quarterback. “It's not a one-game trial basis,” Kelly said, according to USA Today.
July 31, 2013 |
PHILADELPHIA -- Philadelphia Eagles receiver Riley Cooper has apologized for using a racial epithet in a video that surfaced Wednesday and immediately went viral. In what looks to be a video shot with a cellphone , an agitated Cooper says, “I will jump that fence and fight every … in here,” using a slur for a black person. The video, which reportedly was shot June 8 at a Kenny Chesney concert at Lincoln Financial Field, first appeared on CrossingBroad.com. Cooper, who is a key player for a team that just lost receiver Jeremy Maclin to a season-ending knee injury, released an apology through the team and on Twitter: “I am so ashamed and disgusted with myself,” he said.
March 22, 2013 |
This post has been updated. See note below for details. Here's a twist: a situation where a trip to Las Vegas is the safe bet for anyone who doesn't want to gamble. The Eagles will be hitting the road for a summer tour in the wake of the “History of the Eagles” documentary now running on Showtime, and tickets for the first round of shows will become available first to American Express cardholders on March 23, and then go on general sale March 28. The first 11 shows, however, include no stops in Southern California, but constitute a run through the nine Eastern states and Ontario, beginning July 6 in Louisville, Ky., and concluding July 25 in Bethel, N.Y. The only date west of the Mississippi that the long-running country-rock band has on the books for now is March 23 at the MGM Grand's Garden Arena.
December 22, 2013 |
Fans of handmade design who fear the window has closed on ordering from Etsy or other online sources, you have hope: The push to add more original artisan goods to store shelves means you just might be able to find the work of folks such as Melissa Tolar and Jonathan Ballak in a last-minute run to brick-and-mortar boutiques. Working under the name A Question of Eagles , Tolar and Ballak have a line of gift-able ceramics, quilts and jewelry. We first saw their work at the Eastside Handmade pop-up, but their website also lists Los Angeles and San Francisco stores that carry their work.