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8:05 AM / Friday March 24, 2017

Sports

‘Nova Goes Dancing Again

March 18, 2017

ABOVE PHOTO:  Creighton’s Marcus Foster (0) drives past Villanova’s Eric Paschall (4) and Jalen Brunson (1) during the second half of a championship NCAA college basketball game in the finals of the Big East men’s tournament Saturday, March 11, 2017, in New York. Villanova won 74-60.  (AP Photo/Frank Franklin II) The Villanova University Wildcats are…

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Go Long!

March 10, 2017

ABOVE PHOTO:  Torrey Smith  (AP Photo/D. Ross Cameron) When the Philadelphia Eagles go to the Benjamin Franklin Parkway for the NFL Draft, wide receiver needs to be the top priority. By Chris Murray For the Chris Murray Report and the Philadelphia Sunday Sun With the Philadelphia Eagles having needs at the wide receiver and cornerback…

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The annual Schomburg Symposium answers questions about Blacks, inclusion in sports

March 10, 2017

ABOVE PHOTO:  The Chicago American Giants Negro League Baseball team in 1919. By Arlene Edmonds Correspondent Racial integration often comes with a price. This is particularly true in the world of professional sports. One could ask what if African American athletes never left the old Negro League Baseball. Could they have increased their audience popularity…

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When “Shut-Up and Play” Hits Home…

February 24, 2017

ABOVE PHOTO:  St. Louis Cardinals’ Dexter Fowler (AP Photo/David J. Phillip) While professional athletes are often told to stick to sports, sometimes it’s asking too much. By Chris Murray For the Chris Murray Report and the Philadelphia Sunday Sun I used to think of sports as a way to bring people of different backgrounds together…

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Candice Wiggins says her WNBA experience was toxic

February 22, 2017

Associated Press Candice Wiggins said her experience playing in the WNBA was “toxic” and was a major reason why she retired last season. In an interview with The San Diego Union-Tribune , Wiggins said the culture in the league was “very, very harmful” and that she was targeted throughout her career for being heterosexual and…

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A good dilemma to have

February 17, 2017

ABOVE  PHOTO:  Joel Embiid (AP Photo/Morry Gash)   By Chris Murray For the Chris Murray Report and the Philadelphia Sunday Sun Right now, the Philadelphia 76ers find themselves in the horns of a dilemma. That dilemma? Do they let potential stars Joel Embiid and Ben Simmons play after the All-Star break if they recover from…

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Lessons

February 11, 2017

ABOVE PHOTO: New England Patriots’ James White scores the winning touchdown during overtime of the NFL Super Bowl 51 football game against the Atlanta Falcons, Sunday, Feb. 5, 2017, in Houston.  (AP Photo/Charlie Riedel) The Atlanta Falcons had the New England Patriots right where they wanted them during last Sunday’s Super Bowl.  Unfortunately, they didn’t…

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ABOVE PHOTO:  Mix and layer materials used for surfaces at home to create dramatic, beautiful spaces –...

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Funeral Services set for Joni Sledge of Sister Sledge

March 22, 2017

ABOVE PHOTO:  Joni Sledge  (Courtesy of Rogers and Cowan) Funeral services for Joni Sledge are set for...

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