September 15, 2016 |
On Oct. 9, 2010, in the fourth quarter of Vanderbilt's 52-6 victory over Eastern Michigan, Jordan Matthews caught a pass from a quarterback named Jared Funk. It went for 35 yards, and it was the first of Matthews' 262 receptions at Vanderbilt - the most of any player in Southeastern Conference history. On Sunday, in the fourth quarter of the Eagles' 29-10 victory over the Browns, Matthews caught a pass from a quarterback named Carson Wentz. It went for 16 yards, and it was the latest of Matthews' 159 receptions with the Eagles - the most of any player through 33 games in franchise history.
September 10, 2016 |
Jordan Matthews never missed a football game in his life until he sat the entire preseason with a knee injury. All along, he was confident he would return for the season opener. And in the days before the Eagles host the Cleveland Browns on Sunday, the coaches can comfortably prepare knowing they will have their No. 1 wide receiver back on the field. Matthews' return bolsters a wide receiving corps that lacks experience - and production - outside of Matthews, who fell three yards shy of 1,000 yards last season, when he led the Eagles in receiving.
September 7, 2016 |
Kickboxer lives! A reboot of the classic 1989 Jean-Claude Van Damme film, the film Kickboxer: Vengeance is hitting select theaters this weekend (and will be available on Video on Demand as well). The story, about a man avenging his brother's death, remains largely the same. However, although Van Damme has a small role in the reboot, the rest of the cast is decidedly different. Alain Moussi replaces Van Damme as Kurt Sloane. Van Damme portrays Master Durand, Dave Bautista plays the villainous Tong Po, the late Darren Shahlavi portrays Eric Sloane, Gina Carano plays Marcia, Georges St.-Pierre plays Kavi, Sara Malakul Lane portrays Liu and Matthew Ziff plays Bronco.
August 31, 2016 |
Jordan Matthews returned to practice Monday for the first time since injuring his knee on Aug. 8. Matthews is not expected to play in the preseason finale on Thursday, but he'll ready to go for Week 1. "I'm in a situation where I knew I was going to be out this long - definitely something I don't favor, I wanted to be at practice - but mentally, I feel like I'm in a place where I can take mental reps and still work on my game," Matthews said....
August 25, 2016 |
UNTIL HE was hit by friendly fire earlier this month, Jordan Matthews had been the picture of health during his athletic career. Oh, sure, he had suffered his share of bumps and bruises. But none of them ever prevented him from answering the bell. "I had never missed a sporting event," the Eagles wide receiver said. "High school, college, pro, little league, I had never missed anything for injury, ever. So, the last two weeks have been kind of weird. " Matthews suffered a bone bruise on his left knee on Aug. 5 when rookie cornerback Jalen Mills hit him low during a full-contact training-camp practice.
August 22, 2016 |
Jordan Matthews said he would "for sure" be back by the regular season. The Eagles' top wide receiver has missed both preseason games because of a bone bruise on his left knee. Coach Doug Pederson said that Matthews was day to day and the that Eagles would love for him to play Saturday against the Indianapolis Colts, but the team is not going to rush him. Matthews did not know whether he would play in that game. Pederson said that if the third-year receiver doesn't play Saturday, he will not return until the regular season opener.
July 25, 2016 |
Hello there Matt and Steph lived in the periphery of each other's lives for years. They had known each other well enough to say hello since grade school, as both their families attended Aldan Union Church. At Springfield High School in Delaware County, their social circles were linked by her good friend Julia and his good friend Matt - who are brother and sister. "She came over to my house with Matt and his sister, and the four of us were hanging out and playing games," Matt remembered.
July 22, 2016 |
Chris Matthews looks, at first, drained of the frenetic energy that sparks so much friction on his MSNBC show, Hardball . Slouching on a small couch in a tiny office at NBC's New York headquarters, his striped tie pulled down from the collar of his blue Oxford shirt, Matthews looks like a 70-year-old Catholic schoolboy, bored with class until his favorite topic comes up. For Matthews - a Philadelphia native, 1974 candidate for a local U.S....
June 25, 2016
KIDS Through Jan. 1, Academy of Natural Sciences , 19th and the Parkway. $17.95; $14.95 seniors; $13.95 ages 3 to 12; under 3 admitted free. 215-299-1000. Breaking news: A Tyrannosaurus rex will be roaming the vicinity of the Ben Franklin Parkway for the rest of the year. Also, a stegosaurus, gigantoraptor, bronto, and more. (We know, can't be any more of an inconvenience than the cattle-chute road construction that's been there since the late Paleozoic). This exhibit features more than a dozen life-sized, realistic, animatronic dinosaurs, plus skeletons, fossils, a dig site for young paleontologists, and, of course, dino poop (scientists call it coprolite, but we don't have to)
June 20, 2016 |
Matthew Jonathon Bennett, 25, of Villanova, an aspiring entrepreneur who struggled with addiction for the last 11 years, died Sunday, June 12, of a drug overdose in Baltimore. Known as Matt, Mr. Bennett was found unresponsive in his car outside a Wawa after leaving a rehab program two days shy of completion. He could not be revived, his family said. The Maryland Medical Examiner's Office said the case was under investigation. Starting in his early teens, Mr. Bennett's life was a roller-coaster ride, with joyful, creative, and productive times interrupted by steep slides into depression and self-recrimination.