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Eagles' Cooper fined, apologizes for racist slur

Eagles' Cooper fined, apologizes for racist slur

PHILADELPHIA, Aug. 1 (UPI) -- The Philadelphia Eagles said the team fined wide receiver Riley Cooper for saying he would "fight every n-----" at a Kenny Chesney concert in Philadelphia.

Philadelphia Eagles retire Donovan McNabb's No. 5

PHILADELPHIA, July 29 (UPI) -- The Philadelphia Eagles had a news conference Monday to official retire former quarterback Donovan McNabb's No. 5 jersey.

Eagles owner Jeffrey Lurie ties the knot

PHILADELPHIA, May 6 (UPI) -- Philadelphia Eagles owner Jeffrey Lurie says he married Tina Lai in a small, private ceremony, 10 months after announcing his divorce from his previous wife.

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Oregon's Kelly named Eagles head coach

Oregon's Kelly named Eagles head coach

PHILADELPHIA, Jan. 16 (UPI) -- The Philadelphia Eagles Wednesday named Chip Kelly of the University of Oregon as their new head coach, replacing Andy Reid.
Andy Reid fired as Eagles coach

Andy Reid fired as Eagles coach

PHILADELPHIA, Dec. 31 (UPI) -- Andy Reid has been fired after 14 seasons as the head coach of the Philadelphia Eagles, the team said Monday.

Eagles fire defensive coordinator Castillo

PHILADELPHIA, Oct. 16 (UPI) -- The Philadelphia Eagles fired defensive coordinator Juan Castillo and named defensive backs coach Todd Bowles to replace him, the team announced.

Eagles coach Reid's son found dead

LEHIGH, Pa., Aug. 5 (UPI) -- Garrett Reid, the son of Philadelphia Eagles head coach Andy Reid, was found dead at the team's Lehigh University training camp, police said Sunday.
Owners of Philadelphia Eagles divorcing

Owners of Philadelphia Eagles divorcing

PHILADELPHIA, July 5 (UPI) -- Jeffrey and Christina Lurie, announcing their divorce, said the split will not affect management of the Philadelphia Eagles.
Obama, Lurie discussed Vick, green energy

Obama, Lurie discussed Vick, green energy

WASHINGTON, Dec. 27 (UPI) -- U.S. President Barack Obama reportedly called Philadelphia Eagles owner Jeffrey Lurie recently to discuss quarterback Michael Vick and other topics.

Eagles sign CB Asante Samuel

PHILADELPHIA, Feb. 29 (UPI) -- The Philadelphia Eagles made the first big signing of the NFL free agent season Friday, inking longtime New England cornerback Asante Samuel to a six-year deal.

Reggie White remembered as one of greatest

HUNTERSVILLE, N.C., Dec. 26 (UPI) -- Reggie White, who died Sunday at his Huntersville, N.C., home, was praised by players, coaches and others as one of the great players in NFL history.

Andy Reid gets contract extension

PHILADELPHIA, Sept. 8 (UPI) -- Philadelphia Eagles Coach Andy Reid was given a four-year contract extension Wednesday.

Dawkins signs seven-year contract

PHILADELPHIA, April 28 (UPI) -- The Philadelphia Eagles eliminated any uncertainty regarding the future of Brian Dawkins by signing the three-time Pro Bowl safety to a seven-year contract on M

Former Eagles owner Tose dead at 88

PHILADELPHIA, April 15 (UPI) -- Former Philadelphia Eagles owner Leonard Tose died in his sleep Tuesday at St. Agnes Hospital. He was 88.
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Jeffrey Lurie, Chairman/CEO of the Philadelphia Eagles, anxiously awaits the beginning of Superbowl XXXIX in Jacksonville, Florida on February 6, 2005. (UPI Photo/John Angelillo)
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Jeffrey Lurie (born September 8, 1951 in Boston, Massachusetts) is a former Hollywood producer turned National Football League team owner. Lurie bought the Philadelphia Eagles on May 6, 1994 from then-owner Norman Braman for $195 million. The club is now estimated to be worth $1.054 billion, as valued in 2007 by Forbes.

Before purchasing the Eagles, Lurie served as the president and chief executive officer of Chestnut Hill Productions, a Los Angeles-based film company, which he founded in 1985. His corporation did not make any blockbuster hits, but became successful supervising production of films made by much larger companies. The company also produces television commercials.

Prior to entering business, Lurie served as an adjunct assistant professor of social policy at Boston University.

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