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(Philadelphia Eagles Owners) Luries call it quits after 20-year partnership
Philadelphia Daily News ^ | July 5, 2012 | John F. Morrison

Posted on 07/05/2012 8:45:51 AM PDT by South Hawthorne

THE LURIES were a team within a team.

Co-owners of the Philadelphia Eagles, partners in various civic and community endeavors, Oscar-winning filmmakers. In the 20 years of their marriage, Christina and Jeffrey Lurie seemed the ideal teammates. For the Eagles, he ran the business of trying to make a winning team; she had a voice in the team logo, the cheerleaders' costumes, the designs of the stadium and practice facility, but primarily the charitable work of the Eagles Youth Partnership.

And that original kelly green of the uniforms! Yuck! That had to go.

They even co-authored a story in the Inquirer in 2011, ironically titled "The rewards of a team effort."

In announcing to colleagues Wednesday that they will divorce, the Luries insisted that the team effort will continue.

"Please know that we remain close friends and we will continue to work together as partners," they said in their joint statement.

"Please be assured that this decision will have no impact whatsoever on the ownership, the business and the operations of the Philadelphia Eagles football team We are certain that our family's future and our collective future as colleagues will be a bright one,"

Jeffrey Lurie, now 60, a Hollywood film producer, and Christina Weiss, now 52, met in the late 1980s when she was an associate producer on one of his films, "I Love You To Death," based on a true murder story out of Allentown.

(Excerpt) Read more at philly.com ...


TOPICS: Culture/Society; US: Pennsylvania
KEYWORDS: divorce; eagles; lurie; philadelphia

Good news for men of the Delaware Valley looking for an ugly, hate-filled, domineering, radical leftist, b*tch: Christina Lurie is officially on the market!
1 posted on 07/05/2012 8:46:03 AM PDT by South Hawthorne
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To: South Hawthorne

Michael Vick is the perfect QB for this team and these owners.


2 posted on 07/05/2012 8:49:19 AM PDT by kjo (+)
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To: randita

You hold Trib’s Philadelphia ping list, correct?

If you could send one out, I’d appreciate it.


3 posted on 07/05/2012 8:50:07 AM PDT by South Hawthorne (In Memory of my dear Friend Henry Lee II)
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To: South Hawthorne

“I Love You To Death,”

Filled with leftists but a funny,funny movie. Joan Plowright is superb.


4 posted on 07/05/2012 8:54:00 AM PDT by Cyman
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To: South Hawthorne

She must have seen the pictures that Andy Reid has of Jeffy and the farm animals. (How else do you explain that Reid is still the HC?)


5 posted on 07/05/2012 8:55:41 AM PDT by Drill Thrawl (Another day. Another small provocation. Another step closer.)
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To: South Hawthorne; brityank; Physicist; WhyisaTexasgirlinPA; GOPJ; abner; baseballmom; Mo1; Ciexyz; ..

Philadelphia Eagles Ping!


6 posted on 07/05/2012 9:24:36 AM PDT by randita (Beware of those peddling fear and defeatism. They do not have our best interests at heart.)
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To: South Hawthorne; brityank; Physicist; WhyisaTexasgirlinPA; GOPJ; abner; baseballmom; Mo1; Ciexyz; ..

Philadelphia Eagles Ping!

If you want on/off the PA Ping List, freepmail me. Thanks!


7 posted on 07/05/2012 9:25:20 AM PDT by randita (Beware of those peddling fear and defeatism. They do not have our best interests at heart.)
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To: South Hawthorne
And that original kelly green of the uniforms! Yuck! That had to go.

The uniforms that the Eagles have now are really, really ugly. I wouldn't mind seeing the Eagles go back to the unis worn by Reggie White, Randall Cunningham & the Buddy Ryan days. Those were among the most popular with NFL properties.

8 posted on 07/05/2012 10:07:55 AM PDT by Tallguy (It's all 'Fun and Games' until somebody loses an eye!)
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To: kjo

I have a hunch that the NFL commissioner pretty much twisted Lurie’s arm into taking Vick. Remember that Donovan McNabb was (seemingly) in charge as the starter. I think that the commissioner wanted to bury Vick on the depth charts of a (again, seemingly) SB contending team so that he could get his warm & fuzzy redemption story. Nobody really expected that he’d end up playing.

Lurie could not articulate exactly how the Eagles had come to sign Michael Vick. He was all over the map and contridicted himself several times during the announcement.


9 posted on 07/05/2012 10:12:00 AM PDT by Tallguy (It's all 'Fun and Games' until somebody loses an eye!)
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To: South Hawthorne

Frankly, I cannot understand how you spend 20years with someone and then divorce them.


10 posted on 07/05/2012 10:51:03 AM PDT by fortheDeclaration (Pr 14:34 Righteousness exalteth a nation:but sin is a reproach to any people)
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To: South Hawthorne

Damn, I was hoping he was splitting with the Eagles!


11 posted on 07/05/2012 1:02:36 PM PDT by New Jersey Realist (America: home of the free because of the brave)
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