The Eagles kicked off their regular season yesterday afternoon at Lincoln Financial Field against the Jacksonville Jaguars. The Jaguars jumped out to a 14-0 lead in the first quarter en route to a 17-0 halftime lead to stun the Eagles. Philadelphia responded in a big way with 14 points in the third quarter then adding another 20 in the fourth to seal a 34-17 victory. More here.
The Phillies were looking for a three-game sweep of the Washington Nationals yesterday afternoon at Nationals Park. Adam LaRoche had a huge game for Washington going 2-for-4 with two solo home runs. Ian Desmond also put up a multi-hit game going 2-for-4 with two doubles and a run scored as the Nationals salvaged the final game of the series 3-2. More here.