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Celtics survive 42-point night by LeBron, down Cavs 107-94

May 17, 2018

ABOVE PHOTO:  Boston Celtics guard Jaylen Brown, rear, drives against the defense of Cleveland Cavaliers center Kevin Love during the second half in Game 2 of the NBA basketball Eastern Conference finals Tuesday, May 15, 2018, in Boston. (AP Photo/Charles Krupa)   By Kyle Hightower associated press BOSTON — The Celtics punched the Cavaliers first…

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The Bright Side

May 12, 2018

ABOVE PHOTO:  Boston Celtics’ Jayson Tatum in action during Game 4 of an NBA basketball second-round playoff series against the Philadelphia 76ers, Monday, May 7, 2018, in Philadelphia.   The Sixers lost to the Boston Celtics in Game 5 of the Eastern Conference 114-112.  (AP Photo/Matt Slocum) Sure, there’s a lot for Philadelphia 76ers fans to…

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A Renewed Rivalry

May 4, 2018

ABOVE PHOTO:  Boston Celtics forward Al Horford (42) passes the ball against the defense of Philadelphia 76ers forward Robert Covington (33) and guard Marco Belinelli (18) in the second half of Game 1 of an NBA basketball second-round playoff series, Monday, April 30, 2018, in Boston. The Celtics won 117-101. (AP Photo/Elise Amendola)   While…

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We Got Next

April 27, 2018

ABOVE PHOTO:  Philadelphia 76ers’ Ben Simmons, left, of Australia, shoots over Miami Heat’s Hassan Whiteside, right, during the first half in Game 5 of a first-round NBA basketball playoff series, Tuesday, April 24, 2018, in Philadelphia. The 76ers won 104-91. (AP Photo/Chris Szagola)   For the first time since 2012, your Philadelphia 76ers are moving on…

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Fast Cars

April 20, 2018

The Urban Youth Racing School celebrated its 20th anniversary of connecting young people of color with the world of motorsports.   By Chris Murray For the Chris Murray Report and the Philadelphia Sunday Sun To Leon Simmons, you can’t say enough good things about the Urban Youth Racing School (UYRS). His sons Keenan and Jason…

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The Battle for Rookie Supremacy

April 12, 2018

ABOVE PHOTO:  Philadelphia 76ers’ Ben Simmons, left, of Australia, shoots during the second half of an NBA basketball game against the Dallas Mavericks, Sunday, April 8, 2018, in Philadelphia. The 76ers won 109-97. (AP Photo/Chris Szagola)   Sixers point guard Ben Simmons is one of the frontrunners for the NBA’s Rookie of the Year Award.  Here’s…

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City Of Champions

April 5, 2018

ABOVE PHOTO:  Villanova players celebrate with the trophy after beating Michigan 79-62 in the championship game of the Final Four NCAA college basketball tournament, Monday, April 2, 2018, in San Antonio. (AP Photo/David J. Phillip) In a city that really cares about sports, the early months of 2018 have been great for Philadelphians. By Chris…

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The Native Sons

March 30, 2018

ABOVE PHOTO:  Extending gloved hands skyward in racial protest, U.S. athletes Tommie Smith, center, and John Carlos stare downward during the playing of the national anthem after Smith received the gold and Carlos the bronze for the 200 meter run at the Summer Olympic Games in Mexico City, Oct. 1968. Australian silver medalist Peter Norman…

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