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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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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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