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2:34 PM / Thursday June 22, 2017

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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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Thanks For The Memories

June 9, 2017

ABOVE PHOTO:  Heavyweight boxer Michael Spinks displays his championship belts at a news conference where he announced his retirement from the ring in New York City in 1988.   (AP Photo/Richard Drew) With his induction into the Atlantic City Boxing Hall of Fame, Michael Spinks reminisced about his stellar career. By Chris Murray For the Chris…

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Atlantic City Boxing Hall of Fame inducts its first class of boxing legends

June 3, 2017

ABOVE PHOTO:  Roy Foreman, co-founder of the ACBHOF, addresses the crowd. Foreman is the brother and manager of boxing champ George Foreman.  (Photo: Denise Clay) By Chris Murray For the Chris Murray Report and the Philadelphia Sunday Sun Back in the 1980s, local high rollers looking for entertainment away from the tables in the form…

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LeBron James’ home vandalized with racial slur

May 31, 2017

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Police are investigating after someone spray painted a racial slur on the front gate of LeBron James’ home in Los Angeles on the eve of the NBA Finals. It happened Wednesday morning in Brentwood. Capt. Patricia Sandoval, a Los Angeles police spokeswoman, says James wasn’t at the home at the time….

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The Running Man

May 26, 2017

ABOVE PHOTO:  Eagles coach Doug Pederson gives his players a super pre-season workout. (Photo: Webster Riddick) Among the biggest question marks for the Philadelphia Eagles is the running game. By Chris Murray For the Chris Murray Report and the Philadelphia Sunday Sun While the Philadelphia Eagles have made some key free agent acquisitions at the…

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Will three be the charm with top picks from NBA Draft for Sixers?

May 18, 2017

ABOVE PHOTO:  Magic Johnson, president of basketball operations for the Los Angeles Lakers, left, and Philadelphia 76ers’ Joel Embiid, right, share a laugh as the results of the NBA basketball draft lottery are announced, Tuesday, May 16, 2017, in New York. (AP Photo/Frank Franklin II) By Chris Murray For the Chris Murray Report and the…

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Sixers come in third for NBA Draft Lottery, Embiid happy to be there

May 17, 2017

Sixers win third place NBA Draft lottery pick By Monica Peters It’s official. The Boston Celtics won the NBA Draft Lottery on Tuesday night.  The Los Angeles Lakers took second and the Sixers came in third. Sports fans and teams nationwide anxiously awaited the results of the lottery televised on ESPN. 76er center Joel Embiid…

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The Changing Of The Guard?

May 12, 2017

ABOVE PHOTO:  San Diego State running back Donnel Pumphrey speaks during a news conference at the NFL football scouting combine Thursday, March 2, 2017, in Indianapolis. (AP Photo/David J. Phillip) While the Philadelphia Eagles recent defensive draftees will probably get a chance to play this season, the jury is out on the offensive newbies. By…

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Braves release former MVP Ryan Howard from minor league deal

May 9, 2017

ATLANTA (AP)–Ryan Howard doesn’t want to retire from baseball. He may not have a choice. The former National League MVP was released from his minor league contract Monday by the Atlanta Braves after he struggled at Triple-A Gwinnett, a major blow to the 37-year-old slugger’s hopes of carrying on with another team after a long…

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