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12:42 PM / Monday July 24, 2017

Sports

The Big 3 Hits The Court

July 21, 2017

ABOVE PHOTO:  From left to right Jerome Williams (formerly Detroit Pistons and Toronto Raptors), Cuttino Mobley (Formerly of the Houston Rockets), and DeShawn Stevenson(Utah Jazz, Orlando Magic, Washington Wizards.)  (Photo: Chris Murray) Ice Cube’s Professional 3-on-3 Basketball League came to play on Allen Iverson’s former home court last week. Unfortunately, the NBA Hall of Famer…

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Allen Iverson back in Philly tonight, eager to please fans

July 16, 2017

  PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Allen Iverson plans to run on that familiar court one more time, cup his ear the way he used to in his prime and implore his adoring fans to make more noise. AI is back home, Philly. “It’s exciting,” Iverson told The Associated Press. “I just want to give them a…

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Agony of da-Feet

July 14, 2017

ABOVE PHOTO:  Philadelphia 76ers guard Markelle Fultz (7) drives around Utah Jazz guard Dante Exum during the first half of an NBA summer league basketball game in Salt Lake City. Fultz needed to be helped off the court with an injury to his left ankle in the 76ers’ summer league game Saturday, July 8, against…

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A League Of Our Own

July 7, 2017

ABOVE PHOTO: From left, Major League Baseball commissioner Robert Manfred; Kansas City Mayor Sly James; Judy Pace Flood, widow of Curt Flood; MLB Players Association Executive Director Tony Clark and former player Dave Winfield attend ceremonies in Kansas City, Mo., Wednesday, June 21, 2017. Major League Baseball and its players’ union presented a $1 million…

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#BlackFansMatter

June 29, 2017

If nothing else, the verdict in the Philando Castile case should show the National Football League that Colin Kaepernick had a point. By Chris Murray For the Chris Murray Report and the Philadelphia Sunday Sun Following the acquittal of the police officer who shot him, the video of Philando Castile being shot  by a Minnesota…

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Knicks fire president Phil Jackson after Carmelo feud

June 28, 2017

NEW YORK (AP) — Phil Jackson is out as New York Knicks president after he oversaw one of the worst eras in team history and feuded with star Carmelo Anthony. Days after Jackson reiterated his desire to trade Anthony and said he would listen to deals for Kristaps Porzingis, Madison Square Garden chairman James Dolan…

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Continuing the Process

June 23, 2017

ABOVE PHOTO:  Team Doo Be Doo’s Markelle Fultz #11 in action against Team EZ Pass in the Under Armour Elite 24 game on Saturday, August 22, 2015 in Brooklyn, NY. (AP Photo/Gregory Payan) Thanks to a trade with the Boston Celtics, the Philadelphia 76ers got the first pick in the NBA Draft. Can we start…

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A Salute To Mr. Basketball

June 15, 2017

ABOVE PHOTO:  Basketball legend Sonny Hill speaks with Los Angeles Lakers’ Kobe Bryant ahead of a basketball game against the Philadelphia 76ers in 2015, in Philadelphia.  (AP Photo/Matt Rourke) Sonny Hill is a national treasure. And he’s all ours.   By Chris Murray For the Chris Murray Report and the Philadelphia Sunday Sun Of all…

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Golden State Takes 2nd NBA Title In 3 Years

June 13, 2017

NPR Morning Edition The Golden State Warriors earned their second NBA title in three years with a 129 to 120 win over the Cleveland Cavaliers in Oakland Monday night, led by All-Star forward Kevin Durant’s 39 points and strong bench scoring. Durant’s stellar play all season and throughout the playoffs vindicated Golden State’s massive payout…

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Beyonce and Jay-Z’s one-month old twins, Sir and Rumi Carter, posed with their gorgeous mom for photos

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ABOVE PHOTO:  Jay-Z and Beyonce (Photo: JStone / shutterstock) By Florence Anthony Beyonce and Jay-Z’s one-month old...

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July 21, 2017

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Six things we need to stop saying to bereaved parents

July 21, 2017

Joan Markwell knows the gut-wrenching, hollow feeling left behind when a child is taken too early. It’s...

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