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Lurie divorce quickly, quietly settled

Jeffrey Lurie AP

When word emerged out of the blue on July 4 that Eagles owner Jeffrey Lurie and his wife, Christina, were divorcing, both parties took steps to emphasize that the team wouldn’t be affected.  Given the manner in which the McCourt divorce turned the Dodgers upside down, many Eagles fans opted for a wait-and-see approach.

They didn’t have to wait long.

The New York Post recently reported that a settlement has been reached, and that court papers could be filed as soon as next week.  Christina Lurie reportedly will emerge with “a sizable chunk” of the team.

Jeffrey Lurie purchased the Eagles in 1994.

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16 Responses to “Lurie divorce quickly, quietly settled”
  1. hulkhogansays says: Aug 11, 2012 12:00 AM

    The Philadelphia Eagles are a pop-warner franchise and annoying fans brother.

  2. t16rich says: Aug 11, 2012 12:03 AM

    My understanding is that they have put the problem aside and have remained friends. Obviously financial issues had to be resolved, but I am also sure she will keep an active role with the franchise and Jeff has no problem with that. Correct me if I am wrong on the details.

  3. jredshoes says: Aug 11, 2012 12:12 AM

    Judging from the picture he didn’t leave her for Jenny Craig

  4. raiderinva says: Aug 11, 2012 12:39 AM

    Shoot…

    You want to talk about a team that has to come together to overcome and survive?

    It’s too bad that the Eagles and the Saints are both in the NFC……

    Can you imagine the story lines leading to the Super Bowl for the Eagles and Saints?

  5. souldogdave says: Aug 11, 2012 1:23 AM

    Bitch.

  6. nickynick04 says: Aug 11, 2012 3:43 AM

    Mrs. Laurie SHOULD get a sizeable shunk of the team…..It is HER MONEY that bought the Iggles.!!!
    He should’nt get much of a share….

  7. defscottyb says: Aug 11, 2012 4:32 AM

    Why didn’t this guy get a PRENUP???

  8. bigbluefan1 says: Aug 11, 2012 5:36 AM

    She should take the cash

  9. doughboy73 says: Aug 11, 2012 7:18 AM

    For the record, it wasn’t Christina’s money. Jeffrey got his money from his mommy!

  10. areyesrn says: Aug 11, 2012 8:10 AM

    when FOX goes to the owner’s box, will they still be sitting together

  11. playin2x says: Aug 11, 2012 8:22 AM

    Get a prenup man .. Biggest scam in America is divorce laws men and wealthy women get screwed by their mates who probably have never worked in life ..

  12. oldbyrd says: Aug 11, 2012 8:25 AM

    I commend them both for a quick settlement. How many times do you this happen today? Most are ugly.

  13. nfloracle says: Aug 11, 2012 10:19 AM

    Lurie looks like he’s been gobbling double cheese burgers and late night Taco Bell snacks with Andy Reid and the Ryan brothers.

  14. andyreidisarrogantandfat says: Aug 11, 2012 10:51 AM

    Note to self. No Craig stadler jokes about Andy Reid. Florio gets offended by them. He loves Reid and the eagles.

  15. whatchutalkinabouthillis says: Aug 11, 2012 11:07 AM

    It all started going downhill after that high-five.

  16. hrmlss says: Aug 12, 2012 12:55 PM

    Looks like everyone in Philly gets by on cheese steak and beer………

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