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The Best Laid Plans…

July 31, 2020

The coronavirus outbreak that’s hit the Miami Marlins shows that bringing back professional sports isn’t going to be a walk in the park. By Chris Murray  For the Philadelphia Sunday SUN and the Chris Murray Report  For the last couple of weeks, I’ve been following the progress of the major sports leagues in their efforts to have their seasons…

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Legendary Philly boxing trainer passes away

July 24, 2020

Legendary boxing trainer Naazim Richardson passed away on Friday after a lengthy illness. He was 54. Richardson is most notable for training legendary boxers in Philadelphia such as Bernard Hopkins who referred to Richardson as his dad. Richardson also trained Sugar Shane Mosely.

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Can Gerardi lead the Phillies into the Postseason in 2020?

July 24, 2020

ABOVE PHOTO: Philadelphia Phillies manager Joe Girardi, right, watches during an exhibition baseball game against the New York Yankees, Monday, July 20, 2020, at Yankee Stadium in New York.   (AP Photo/Kathy Willens) By Chris Murray  For the Philadelphia Sunday SUN   After spending most of the spring and summer trying to figure out how…

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Yanks, Nats kneel in Black Lives Matter salute; Fauci’s toss

July 23, 2020

(AP Photo/Bill Kostroun, File)By HOWARD FENDRICH WASHINGTON (AP) — The Nationals and Yankees knelt in unison before the first game of the baseball season as part of an opening day ceremony Thursday night that featured references to the Black Lives Matter movement, the coronavirus pandemic — including an off-the-mark first pitch by Dr. Anthony Fauci…

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NFL facing unending series of questions, uncertain answers due to COVID-19

July 21, 2020

By BARRY WILNER In seven weeks, the NFL expects to kick off its 101st season with the Super Bowl champion Chiefs hosting Houston. Emphasis on expects. Still set on conducting a somewhat normal training camp, though without any preseason games, and then opening the regular season on time, the NFL pushes onward. Rookies are reporting…

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Is This Game Really Necessary?

July 17, 2020

The National Basketball Association and Major League Baseball are about to take the court and the field next week. The NFL is right around the corner. But with the coronavirus still lurking around, is it worth it? By Chris Murray  For the Philadelphia Sunday Sun and the Chris Murray Report As of press time, 137,720 Americans have died…

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NASCAR vows to do better job addressing racial injustice

June 11, 2020

ABOVE PHOTO: Bubbe Wallace (43) wears a “I Can’t Breath, Black Lives Matter” shirt before a NASCAR Cup Series auto race at Atlanta Motor Speedway, Sunday, June 7, 2020, in Hampton, Ga.  (AP Photo/Brynn Anderson) By Paul Newberry ASSOCIATED PRESS HAMPTON, Ga. — Bubba Wallace donned a black T-shirt with the words “I Can’t Breathe”…

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You were saying?

June 5, 2020

ABOVE PHOTO: A mural depicting embattled NFL quarterback Colin Kaepernick is seen on a wall on Monday, Feb. 4, 2019, in Atlanta. Several such murals were hastily painted over the weekend across the Super Bowl host town in protest after one that had stood for two years was abruptly demolished on the eve of the…

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