Sports briefs 1–5–2017

during the NFL Game between The Dallas Cowboys and The Philadelphia Eagles at Lincoln Financial Field in Philadelphia on Sunday January 1st 2017. (Brian Garfinkel/Philadelphia Eagles)

Ahead of Sunday’s season finale at Lincoln Financial Field, Eagles linebacker Connor Barwin, second from left, helped Urban Roots to accept a $250,000 check for the installation of a synthetic turf football field at Smith Playground, 2100 S. 24th St. The endowment comes through the NFL Foundation Grassroots Program.

Photo provided by the Philadelphia Eagles