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Football

Mike Sielski: Eagles don't know difference between star-making and team-building

A lot of readers had a lot of questions about a recent column, one that ostensibly asked whether the Eagles were trying to win a Super Bowl or trying, first and foremost, to make Carson Wentz a star. A lot of readers also had a lot of things to say about the column that I can't repeat here. It's enough to say that they were ... displeased. This is Philadelphia. Such is life. But it's worth providing a deeper look at the question, just for the sake of clarity and thoroughness.

Colin Kaepernick

Colin Kaepernick drew interest a year ago; why not now?

Collusion cases are notoriously difficult to prove. Is former San Francisco 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick still looking for a job because of last year’s national-anthem protest and the tidal wave of emotions it created? Or is it because some teams don’t have any openings, other teams don’t think his style fits their system or because he’s burned bridges in certain cities?

Oakland Raiders

The Oakland Raiders are moving to Las Vegas

NFL owners approved the Oakland Raiders' move to Las Vegas at the league meetings on Monday. The Raiders likely will play two or three more years in the Bay Area before their $1.7 billion stadium near the Las Vegas Strip is ready. Las Vegas, long taboo to the NFL because of its legalized gambling, also is getting an NHL team this fall, the Golden Knights.

Videos

Raiders fans in Modesto express opinions on move to Las Vegas

Kosta Varvatakis, 28, and friend Rich Saturnino, 40, of Modesto, talk about the news on Monday, March 27, 2017, that the Oakland Raiders received approval from NFL owners to move the team to Las Vegas. (Brian Clark/bclark@modbee.com)
Raiders fans in Modesto express opinions on move to Las Vegas 1:58

Raiders fans in Modesto express opinions on move to Las Vegas

The Oakland Raiders are moving to Las Vegas 1:19

The Oakland Raiders are moving to Las Vegas

Chiefs and Raiders fans brawl in stands at Arrowhead Stadium 0:47

Chiefs and Raiders fans brawl in stands at Arrowhead Stadium

Colin Kaepernick clarifies remarks on Fidel Castro, Malcolm X 2:08

Colin Kaepernick clarifies remarks on Fidel Castro, Malcolm X