9:07 AM / Saturday March 23, 2019


NCAA Tournament: Let the games begin – in earnest

March 22, 2019

ABOVE PHOTO: Seton Hall guard Myles Cale (22) and Villanova guard Phil Booth (5) compete for a loose ball during the second half of an NCAA college basketball game in the championship of the Big East Conference tournament, Saturday, March 16, 2019, in New York. Villanova won 74-72. (AP Photo/Julio Cortez) By Dave Skretta associated…

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Rutgers coach C. Vivian Stringer won’t return for postseason

March 15, 2019

ABOVE PHOTO: Rutgers head coach C. Vivian Stringer reacts after one of her players misses a free shot during the second half in an NCAA women’s college basketball game against St. John’s, in 2013 in New York.  On advice from her doctors, Stringer will not be returning for the postseason. (AP Photo/Mary Altaffer) associated press…

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Phillies, Sixers, Go All Out To Win

March 8, 2019

Philadelphia 76ers’ Tobias Harris (AP Photo/Matt Slocum) and Philadelphia Phillies’ Bryce Harper (Yong Kim/The Philadelphia Inquirer via AP)  With a series of recent acquisitions, the Phillies and the Sixers have put all of their chips on the table. By Chris Murray  For the Philadelphia Sunday SUN Between the Philadelphia Phillies signing outfielder Bryce Harper to…

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Eagles agree to let Foles seek starting job in free agency

March 2, 2019

ABOVE PHOTO: Nick Foles ( associated press INDIANAPOLIS — Nick Foles rejuvenated his career in Philadelphia. Now he wants to turn his success into an NFL starting job — and the Eagles intend to give him that chance. General manager Howie Roseman told reporters Wednesday that the franchise will not use the franchise tag on…

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Former Dodgers great Don Newcombe dies at 92

February 23, 2019

ABOVE PHOTO: Don Newcombe ASSOCIATED PRESS LOS ANGELES— Don Newcombe, the hard-throwing Brooklyn Dodgers pitcher who was one of the first Black players in the major leagues and who went on to win the Rookie of the Year, Most Valuable Player and Cy Young awards, has died. He was 92. The team confirmed that Newcombe…

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Patriot Games

February 23, 2019

ABOVE PHOTO: Colin Kaepernick (AP Photo/Marcio Jose Sanchez) While his collusion suit against the NFL has been settled, the impact of Colin Kaepernick’s protests against police brutality is still being felt.   By Chris Murray  For the Chris Murray Report and the Philadelphia Sunday Sun  Since hearing about the settlement of Colin Kaepernick and Eric…

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Looking For A Lead-Lined Box

February 15, 2019

Despite the new additions to the Philadelphia 76ers, the Boston Celtics remain the team’s kryptonite.  By Chris Murray  For the Philadelphia Sunday Sun  In the last week or so, the Philadelphia 76ers were wheeling and dealing through trades and managed to build what is arguably one of the best starting lineups in the NBA with…

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Black Hockey History Tour to visit six NHL arenas throughout February

February 8, 2019

By Adam Kimelman  @NHLAdamK  NHL.COM  The American Legacy Black Hockey History Tour debuted in New York last Saturday. The 525-square foot mobile museum looks back at the founders, trailblazers, history makers and Stanley Cup champions, and looks ahead to the next generation of young stars, NHL officials, broadcasters and women in the game. The museum…

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Throwback night: Pats wins Super Bowl the old-fashioned way

February 4, 2019

By Eddie Pells ATLANTA (AP) — Graying but still gritty, Tom Brady, Bill Belichick and the Patriots came to the Super Bowl intending to stave off, for at least one more game, the inevitable onslaught of the NFL’s future. Job well done. Pro football never looked flatter, older and more stuck in the days of…

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Feel The Rush

February 1, 2019

In order for the Los Angeles Rams to win Super Bowl LIII, Rams running back Todd Gurley needs to be the Big Man. By Chris Murray For the Philadelphia Sunday Sun Even as the Los Angeles Rams were caught up in the euphoria of winning the NFC Championship in overtime, running back Todd Gurley was…

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March 22, 2019

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March 22, 2019

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Bishop Mary Floyd Palmer makes history as the Philadelphia Council of Clergy’s first woman president during Women’s History Month

March 22, 2019

ABOVE PHOTO: Bishop Floyd Palmer leaving the pulpit following conclusion of Installation Ceremony at Bright Hope Baptist...


SUNscopes for the week, Mar. 24

March 22, 2019

All Signs: This week Venus moves into Pisces, Mars moves into Gemini, and Mercury stops being retrograde....

The Philadelphia Sunday Sun Staff