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Eagles’ Peters, Redskins’ Baker fined for brawl

Philadelphia Eagles' Jason Peters, right, and Washington Redskins' Chris Baker, left, tussle after a fourth-quarter play as line judge Darryll Lewis tries to break it up during an NFL football game Sunday, Sept. 21, 2014, in Philadelphia. Both players were ejected. Philadelphia won 37-34. (AP Photo/Philadelphia Daily News, David Maialetti)

NEW YORK (AP) — Philadelphia Eagles left tackle Jason Peters has been fined $10,000 by the NFL and Washington Redskins nose tackle Chris Baker $8,268 for their roles in a brawl between the teams last Sunday.

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This Date In Baseball

1923 — Lou Gehrig hit his first homer in the majors off Bill Piercy of the Boston Red Sox. On the same date 15 years later, he hit his 493rd and last off Dutch Leonard of the Senators.

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McCoy’s slow start doesn’t hurt Eagles

Philadelphia Eagles running back LeSean McCoy runs a drill during NFL football practice at the team's training facility, Tuesday, Sept. 23, 2014, in Philadelphia. (AP Photo/Matt Rourke)

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — The threat of LeSean McCoy running the ball has helped the Philadelphia Eagles more than him actually carrying it.

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Does short week help healthier Giants?

In this Sept. 21, 2014, file photo, Washington Redskins' DeAngelo Hall is helped off the field after an injury during the second half of an NFL football game against the Philadelphia Eagles in Philadelphia. The Washington defense is full of anomalies through three games, and now it must proceed without three-time Pro Bowl cornerback DeAngelo Hall.  (AP Photo/Matt Rourke, File)

Nothing is worse than being hit by a slew of injuries in a Sunday game. Except, of course, having to then play on Thursday. Just ask the Washington Redskins.

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Phillies lose run on reversal, fall to Rangers 3-2

Philadelphia Phillies right fielder Marlon Byrd lays out for a fly out by Texas Rangers' Donnie Murphy in the sixth inning of a baseball game, Tuesday, April 1, 2014, in Arlington, Texas. Mitch Moreland was out at first trying to get back after heading to second on the play. The Rangers won 3-2. (AP Photo/Tony Gutierrez)

ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — Ben Revere got the call on the field. The Philadelphia speedster wasn’t as fortunate in the replay office more than a thousand miles away.

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