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Playoffs? What Do You Mean, Playoffs?

December 3, 2021

If we learned nothing else from Sunday’s loss to the New York Giants, the Philadelphia Eagles should just be trying to win another game — any game. Above photo: Philadelphia Eagles quarterback Jalen Hurts, right, runs the ball during the first half of an NFL football game against the New York Giants, Sunday, Nov. 28,…

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Lee Elder, first Black golfer to play Masters, dies at age 87

December 2, 2021

ABOVE PHOTO: Lee Elder, first black golfer to participate in the Masters Tournament at Augusta, Ga., May 9, 1975. (AP Photo/Lou Krasky) By Paul Newberry associated press Lee Elder, who broke down racial barriers as the first Black golfer to play in the Masters and paved the way for Tiger Woods and others to follow,…

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Ortiz, Howard, Lincecum, A-Rod new to Hall of Fame ballot

November 25, 2021

ABOVE PHOTO: Former Boston Red Sox’s David Ortiz walks on the field before a baseball game against the Cleveland Indians, Sunday, Sept. 5, 2021, in Boston. (AP Photo/Michael Dwyer) associated press NEW YORK — David Ortiz, Ryan Howard, Tim Lincecum and Alex Rodriguez are among 13 first-time candidates on the Hall of Fame ballot of…

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Making the Case

November 25, 2021

ABOVE PHOTO: Jalen Hurts becomes the first Eagles quarterback with three rushing touchdowns in a game.  (Photo by Webster Riddick) As the Philadelphia Eagles approach the .500 mark, quarterback Jalen Hurts is shoring up his case to remain the team’s starting quarterback. By Chris Murray For the Philadelphia Sunday SUN With six games left on…

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Atlantic City Seagulls set new ABA record in game against Hornell Bulls

November 19, 2021

ABOVE PHOTO: Atlantic City Seagulls team owner Darren Akers (in the gray shirt) as he and General Manager Lenny Cooke (in the white shirt) celebrate the team’s scoring record.  (Photo courtesy Napoleon Kingcade) By Napoleon F. Kingcade You had to be there to believe it. Last Saturday night, at the Atlantic City Seagulls’ home opener…

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Hurts and the offense are finding their groove

November 16, 2021

On Sunday, the Philadelphia Eagles looked like they knew what they were doing. By Chris MurrayFor the Philadelphia Sunday SUN Above photo: Denver Broncos running back Melvin Gordon (25) is stopped short of the goal line by Philadelphia Eagles cornerback Darius Slay (2) during the first half of an NFL football game, Sunday, Nov. 14,…

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Indefensible

November 8, 2021

That’s what the Los Angeles Chargers were for the Philadelphia Eagles on Sunday. By Chris Murray For the Philadelphia Sunday SUN In the aftermath of Sunday’s 27-24 loss to the Los Angeles Chargers at Lincoln Financial Field, Philadelphia Eagles fans will no doubt be looking for someone to blame for the latest entry to the…

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Wolf adds to mounting veto tally, kills permitless gun bill

December 3, 2021

ABOVE PHOTO: Gov. Tom Wolf  HARRISBURG, Pa.  — Gov. Tom Wolf followed through on his veto threat...

Local

Mayor Kenney Issues Statement on the Resignation of Commerce Director Michael Rashid

December 5, 2021

PHILADELPHIA — Mayor Jim Kenney today accepted the resignation of Commerce Director Michael Rashid, effective immediately. “Today...

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Barbados says goodbye to queen, transforms into republic

December 3, 2021

ABOVE PHOTO: Barbados’ new President Sandra Mason, center right, awards Prince Charles with the Order of Freedom...

Politics

Supreme Court set to take up all-or-nothing abortion fight

December 3, 2021

By Mark Sherman ASSOCIATED PRESS  WASHINGTON — Both sides are telling the Supreme Court there’s no middle...

Sports

Playoffs? What Do You Mean, Playoffs?

December 3, 2021

If we learned nothing else from Sunday’s loss to the New York Giants, the Philadelphia Eagles should...

The Philadelphia Sunday Sun Staff