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NFL Draft not returning to Philadelphia, Dallas will host in 2018

October 18, 2017

Photo: Bill Z. Foster/SundaySUN ESPN: Dallas has been chosen as the host of the 2018 NFL draft, with all three days taking place at AT&T Stadium, commissioner Roger Goodell announced Wednesday. The event will be held April 26-28 at the Dallas Cowboys’ stadium in Arlington, Texas. The Cowboys had earlier pushed for the draft to…

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Fans react to players, NFL owners meeting

October 18, 2017

PHILADELPHIA (WPVI) –The much anticipated meeting between NFL owners and players commenced in New York Tuesday and lasted about four hours. The league has been the subject of contentious debate in connection with players kneeling during the national anthem in protest of social injustice. Eagles safety Malcolm Jenkins said the meeting didn’t really center around…

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Local Kaepernick supporters to stage NFL, Eagles boycott

October 16, 2017

CENTER CITY (WPVI) –A Philadelphia group is protesting what it calls an attempt to silence NFL players and their expression of their First Amendment rights. The group, called the 10-22 Protest Committee, is calling on anyone who supports the efforts of Colin Kaepernick to boycott the NFL this coming Sunday. Members of the group gathered…

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Kaepernick, attorney file grievance against NFL, alleging collusion

October 16, 2017

NEW YORK (AP) — Former San Francisco 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick filed a grievance against the NFL on Sunday, alleging that he remains unsigned as a result of collusion by owners following his protests during the national anthem. Kaepernick started a national conversation about political activism by athletes last season when he decided to sit,…

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Balance on offense makes the Eagles the team to beat in the NFC East

October 13, 2017

ABOVE PHOTO:  Eagles TE Trey Burton (88) makes a catch near end zone. (Photo: Webster Riddick)   By Chris Murray For the Chris Murray Report and the Philadelphia Sunday Sun Don’t look now, but the Philadelphia Eagles are not only in first place in the NFC East, they are arguably the best team in the…

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ESPN suspends anchor for breaking social media rules

October 13, 2017

ABOVE PHOTO:  Jemele Hill (Photo by John Salangsang/Invision/AP, File)   associated press HARTFORD, Conn. — ESPN suspended anchor Jemele Hill on Monday for two weeks for making political statements on social media. Hill, an African-American co-host of the 6 p.m. broadcast of “SportsCenter,” received backlash last month after referring to President Donald Trump as a…

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Albright College football player cut from team for kneeling

October 12, 2017

READING, Pa. (WPVI) –A backup quarterback for Division III Albright College in Reading, Pennsylvania has been cut for kneeling during the national anthem. Sophomore Gyree Durante took a knee before Saturday’s game. He says he was “taught you fight for what you believe in and you don’t bow to anyone.” Professional and college football players…

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Muhammad Ali Enterprises files $30M lawsuit against Fox

October 11, 2017

CHICAGO (AP) — Muhammad Ali Enterprises on Tuesday filed a $30 million federal lawsuit against Fox Broadcasting Company, claiming Fox used without permission the late boxer’s identity in a video that aired just before its broadcast of the Super Bowl last February. In the lawsuit filed in Chicago, Muhammad Ali Enterprises contends that Fox used…

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76ers, Embiid agree on 5-year, $148M extension

October 10, 2017

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — The 76ers have put their trust in Joel Embiid. Philadelphia bet its future on Embiid, signing one of the more talented, yet injury-prone, players in the game to a league maximum contract extension. Embiid and the Sixers agreed on a $148 million, five-year extension and it could increase even more if the…

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