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  1. LeSean McCoy wins Wanamaker Award

    Andy Jasner

    Philadelphia Eagles running back LeSean McCoy was honored with the John Wanamaker Athletic Award Wednesday night. McCoy, who led the NFL in rushing last season, was given the award and honored by the Philadelphia Sports Congress at the Wanamaker B...

    Blog | July 03, 2014
  2. Michael Vick of Philadelphia Eagles urges Alabama to change cockf...

    Philadelphia Eagles quarterback Michael Vick has made another effort to say animal cruelty is wrong, urging Alabama lawmakers to increase penalties for cockfighting.

    Story | Conversation | April 16, 2012
  3. Michael Vick of Philadelphia Eagles takes anti-dogfighting missio...

    Philadelphia Eagles quarterback Michael Vick brought his anti-dogfighting message to Congress on Tuesday, backing legislation that would penalize those who knowingly attend animal fights and allow minors to attend.

    Story | Conversation | July 19, 2011
  4. Clarifying 'Madden's' concussion rule

    Jon Robinson

    A few weeks ago, EA Sports created a stir when president Peter Moore mentioned at the World Congress of Sports conference that "Madden NFL 12" was changing the way concussions would be handled in the game, and that from now on, a player who suffers a...

    Blog | Conversation | May 05, 2011
  5. U.S. spending motivates Congress bid for San Diego Chargers offen...

    Chargers offensive lineman Jon Runyan said Friday that concerns about federal spending are a main reason he wants to run for Congress as a Republican.

    Story | Conversation | December 18, 2009
  6. Jon Runyan of San Diego Chargers to retire after season, run for ...

    NFL player Jon Runyan says he'll retire at the end of the season and launch a campaign for Congress in New Jersey's 3rd District.

    Story | Conversation | November 25, 2009
  7. Former Philadelphia Eagles lineman Jon Runyan might run for Congr...

    Former NFL player Jon Runyan says he's considering running for Congress.

    Story | Conversation | November 12, 2009
  8. Specter criticizes NFL, wants independent Spygate investigation

    Sen. Arlen Specter wants an independent investigation of the Patriots' taping of opposing coaches' signals similar to the Mitchell Report on performance enhancing drugs in baseball.

    Story | Conversation | May 14, 2008
  9. Dishing out the dirt about DirecTV

    Gregg Easterbrook

    TMQ takes the folks at DirecTV to task for their monopolistic Sunday Ticket, and urges Congress to help fellow football fans.

    Story | Conversation | October 29, 2002