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An Eagle flies

March 27, 2020

While Safety Malcolm Jenkins is no longer a Philadelphia Eagle, his presence will still be felt here. By Chris Murray  For the Chris Murray Report and the Philadelphia Sunday SUN  When I saw the headline in the Philadelphia Daily News that read, “Malcolm Ex,” referring to the recent departure of Philadelphia Eagles free safety Malcolm…

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NFL considering delaying approval of free agent deals

March 19, 2020

ABOVE PHOTO: Tom Brady (Photo: Shutterstock) By Barry Wilner Associated Press The NFL is considering delaying the approval of free agent deals being made the last two days because of a lack of signed contracts. A person familiar with the discussions on Tuesday night tells The Associated Press that due to free agents not being…

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Eagles release safety Malcolm Jenkins

March 19, 2020

ABOVE PHOTO: Philadelphia Eagles strong safety Malcolm Jenkins speaks with members of the media at the NFL football team’s practice facility in Philadelphia, Monday, Jan. 6, 2020.  (AP Photo/Matt Rourke)  Associated Press The Eagles released safety standout Malcolm Jenkins, who led their secondary for the last six years and helped them win the 2017 NFL…

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Eagles release safety Malcolm Jenkins

March 17, 2020

Associated Press–The Eagles released safety standout Malcolm Jenkins, who led their secondary for the last six years and helped them win the 2017 NFL title. Jenkins, 32, had one year left on his contract at $7.6 million. He will cost the team $6 million under the cap, but the Eagles also save nearly $5 million…

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LA County sheriff says eight deputies took Bryant crash photos

March 6, 2020

ABOVE PHOTO: Kobe Bryant (Photo-Webster Riddick) associated press LOS ANGELES — Los Angeles County Sheriff Alex Villanueva said eight deputies allegedly took or shared graphic photos of the Kobe Bryant helicopter crash scene, but he ordered them deleted. “That was my No. 1 priority, was to make sure those photos no longer exist,” Villanueva told…

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Public memorial service remembers the private Kobe Bryant

February 28, 2020

ABOVE PHOTO: Vanessa Bryant speaks during a celebration of life for her husband Kobe Bryant and daughter Gianna Monday, Feb. 24, 2020, in Los Angeles. (AP Photo/Marcio Jose Sanchez) By Greg Beacham ASSOCIATED PRESS LOS ANGELES — Kobe Bryant’s wife remembered him as a devoted father and husband who arrived early for school pickups and wrote…

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MLB appoints 1st Black umpire crew chief

February 28, 2020

By Ben Walker associated press NEW YORK— Kerwin Danley became the first African American umpire crew chief in Major League Baseball when a series of promotions, additions and retirements were announced Thursday. The moves included Alfonso Marquez being elevated to the second Hispanic crew chief in MLB history. Crew chiefs Jeff Kellogg, Dana DeMuth, Gary…

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NFL putting stronger Rooney Rule front and center

February 24, 2020

ABOVE PHOTO: Cincinnati Bengals head coach Marvin Lewis, right, meeting with Oakland Raiders quarterback AJ McCarron (2) during warmups before an NFL football game in Cincinnati. In 2003, the NFL had three minority head coaches: future Pro Football Hall of Famer Tony Dungy, Herman Edwards and Lewis. In the 12 previous seasons, there had been…

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Los Angeles honors Kobe, Gianna Bryant with public memorial

February 24, 2020

By Greg Beacham LOS ANGELES (AP) — Mourners began gathering Monday in downtown Los Angeles to say farewell to Kobe and Gianna Bryant at the Staples Center, hours before Bryant’s memorial service was scheduled to start The basketball superstar and his 13-year-old daughter will be honored in a public memorial at the arena where Bryant…

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