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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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US Open champ ‘shocked’ by her remarkable win

September 14, 2017

ABC U.S. Open champion Sloane Stephens, who just last month was ranked 957th in the world, spoke out about her remarkable win this weekend, saying she felt “shocked,” and crediting her mother’s support as a major factor in her success. “I always wanted to win a slam,” Stephens said in an interview with ABC News’…

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ESPN Host Jemele Hill Apologizes to Network, But Not to Donald Trump, for Calling the President a White Supremacist

September 14, 2017

Newsweek ESPN host Jemele Hill has apologized to the network for calling Donald Trump a “white supremacist” on social media, but not to the president. In a Twitter exchange on Monday, Hill, a co-host on ESPN’s SportCenter, described Trump as a “white supremacist who has largely surrounded himself [with] other white supremacists.” The network released…

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Are You Ready For Some Football?!

September 8, 2017

ABOVE PHOTO:  Eagles QB Carson Wentz (Photo: Webster Riddick) The Philadelphia Eagles begin answering fans questions this week. By Chris Murray For the Chris Murray Report and the Philadelphia Sunday Sun After all the OTAs, off-season acquisitions, draft choices , and training camp, the Philadelphia Eagles will open the 2017 season on the road against…

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Seahawks’ Bennett says he feared death by Las Vegas police

September 8, 2017

ABOVE PHOTO:  Seattle Seahawks defensive end Michael Bennett, left, talks with Oakland Raiders running back Marshawn Lynch before an NFL preseason football game between the Raiders and the Seahawks in Oakland, Calif., Thursday, Aug. 31, 2017. (AP Photo/Eric Risberg) By Ken Ritter Associated Press LAS VEGAS — Seattle Seahawks player Michael Bennett accused Las Vegas…

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Ron Jaworski: Don’t tell me people don’t care about the Philadelphia Soul!

September 1, 2017

By Monica Peters On Wednesday, Philadelphia hosted a rally at City Hall for arena football team Philadelphia Soul.  None could have been prouder than the team’s majority owner Ron Jaworski. “Philadelphia had more viewers than NFL football. Don’t tell me people don’t care about the Philadelphia Soul!” said a fired up Jaworski, referring to viewership…

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The Fire This Time

September 1, 2017

ABOVE PHOTO:  People arrive for a rally in support of unsigned NFL quarterback Colin Kaepernick on Wednesday, Aug 23, 2017, near NFL headquarters in New York. (AP Photo/Craig Ruttle)   If the whole idea behind not signing Colin Kaepernick to an NFL contract was to end the movement he started, it’s not working.   By…

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Villanova Mourns the Loss of Former Coach Rollie Massimino

August 31, 2017

Rollie Massimino, the coaching icon who led Villanova for 19 seasons and guided the Wildcats to the 1985 NCAA national championship, passed away quietly surrounded by family at his Florida home on Wednesday at the age of 82. “The Nova Nation has lost a legend and great leader,” stated Villanova head coach Jay Wright. “Coach’s…

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New cemetery monument for Cubs great Ernie Banks unveiled

August 29, 2017

CHICAGO (AP) — The most famous Chicago Cub of them all now has a cemetery marker inscribed with the most famous thing he ever said. At the grave of Ernie “Mr Cub” Banks at Graceland Cemetery in Chicago now stands a monument with the quote carved into it: “It’s a great day for a ball…

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Knockout: Mayweather dominated McGregor in late rounds to go 50-0

August 27, 2017

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Floyd Mayweather Jr. put on a show in the last fight of his spectacular career. Conor McGregor didn’t do so badly, either. Mayweather figured out a 50th opponent Saturday night, letting McGregor have the early rounds before stalking him late and leaving the mixed martial artist defenseless and exhausted on the…

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