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ESPN Anchor Jemele Hill Suspended For Breaking Social Media Rules

October 9, 2017

BRISTOL, Conn. (AP) — ESPN anchor Jemele Hill has been suspended by the network for two weeks for making political statements on social media. Hill, who is African-American, received criticism from the network last month after referring to President Donald Trump as a “white supremacist.” Hill targeted Jerry Jones after the Dallas Cowboys owner stated…

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Run Like An Eagle

October 6, 2017

ABOVE PHOTO:  Philadelphia Eagles running back LeGarrette Blount (29) gets a hand on the facemark of Los Angeles Chargers defensive back Desmond King (20) as he runs during the second half of an NFL football game Sunday, Oct. 1, 2017, in Carson, Calif. (AP Photo/Mark J. Terrill)   In the first four games of the…

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Contracts Speak Louder Than Symbolism

September 29, 2017

ABOVE CARTOON:  David Fitzsimmons, The Arizona Star If NFL owners want to show that their actions this week weren’t part of a publicity stunt, one of them will give Colin Kaepernick a job. Now.   By Chris Murray For the Chris Murray Report and the Philadelphia Sunday Sun For most of us, the combination of…

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Elliott’s 61-yard field goal lifts Eagles over Giants, 27-24

September 24, 2017

By Rob Maaddi, 📷Twitter @Eagles PHILADELPHIA (AP)–Jake Elliott kicked a 61-yard field goal as the clock expired to lift the Philadelphia Eagles to a 27-24 victory over the New York Giants on Sunday. Eli Manning threw three touchdown passes in the fourth quarter, including a 77-yard score to Sterling Shepard, but Philadelphia (2-1) rallied twice….

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The Truth Hurts

September 22, 2017

ABOVE PHOTO:  Jemele Hill  (Photo by John Salangsang/Invision/AP, File) When ESPN’s Jemele Hill called President Donald Trump a white supremacist, she did nothing wrong. By Chris Murray For the Chris Murray Report and the Philadelphia Sunday Sun “Stick to sports!” That’s a common refrain these days at a time when athletes and others are allowing…

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Lawyer Says Aaron Hernandez Had ‘Severe’ CTE; Lawsuit Filed Against NFL

September 21, 2017

BOSTON —Aaron Hernandez’s lawyer said Thursday that the former New England Patriots star’s family is suing the team and the league after an examination revealed signs of a severe degenerative brain disease. Jose Baez, the defense attorney who represented Hernandez during the former tight end’s second murder case, said a brain examination determined that the…

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Sandusky’s son pleads guilty to child sex abuse

September 17, 2017

BELLEFONTE, Pa. (AP) — A son of former Penn State University assistant football coach Jerry Sandusky pleaded guilty Friday to charges he pressured a teenage girl to send him naked photos and asked her teen sister to give him oral sex. Jeffrey Sandusky’s plea deal comes a week before his trial was slated to begin…

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Building Blocks

September 15, 2017

ABOVE PHOTO:  Philadelphia Eagles defensive tackle Fletcher Cox (91) recovers a fumble for a touchdown during the game against the Washington Redskins, Sunday, Sept. 10, 2017, Landover, MD. The Eagles defeated the Redskins 30-17. (Al Tielemans via AP) The Philadelphia Eagles are hoping to build on a strong performance from its front seven against Washington…

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