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Black Women in Sport Foundation, Coeur Sport, and USA Triathlon announce inaugural Women’s Power Up Triathlon grant winners

May 7, 2021

 What do you call women role models with bucket lists? Triathletes.  Black Women in Sport Foundation (BWSF), Coeur Sport, and USA Triathlon are proud to announce the awardees of its inaugural Power Up Triathlon Grant: Coached Training Grant. They are Jenice Armstrong, Lisa Suarez, and Rudesia Sutton. BWSF offered one-time training grants to novice and…

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Phillies lose drama-filled game

May 3, 2021

Poor relief pitching, fielding errors, and an overturned home run call doom the Phils in nationally televised game against the New York Mets. By Chris Murray For the Philadelphia Sunday SUN The final game of a hotly contested three-game series between the Philadelphia Phillies and New York Mets included a gaffe in the field, a…

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Drafting Smith gives Jalen Hurts a much-needed weapon

April 30, 2021

By Chris Murray For the Philadelphia Sunday SUN Photo above: Heisman Trophy winner Devonta Smith lifts the trophy for fans to see after a special presentation during Alabama’s spring NCAA college football game at Bryant-Denny Stadium, Saturday, April 17, 2021, in Tuscaloosa, Ala. (Gary Cosby/The Tuscaloosa News via AP) When the Philadelphia Eagles drafted former…

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Harper saves Phillies

April 23, 2021

The Philadelphia Phillies bullpen dug the team into another hole against the San Francisco Giants Wednesday afternoon at Citizens Bank Park. Right fielder Bryce Harper pulled them out. By Chris Murray  For the Philadelphia Sunday SUN On a day when it looked like the Phillies bullpen was going to get grief for blowing a lead…

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The Bullpen Blues

April 21, 2021

The Phillies lost the second game of their series with the San Francisco Giants due to a familiar problem: an unstable bullpen. By Chris Murray For the Philadelphia Sunday SUN Above photo: Philadelphia Phillies’ Jean Segura, right, is safe at second on a double before San Francisco Giants’ second baseman Tommy La Stella, center, can…

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Curry scores 49, hits 10 3s, as Warriors win in Philadelphia

April 20, 2021

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Stephen Curry hit 10 3-pointers and scored 49 points to extend his sizzling stretch, leading the Golden State Warriors to a 107-96 victory over the Philadelphia 76ers on Monday night. Curry’s 3 that tied the game at 86-all gave him 11 straight games with 30 or more points, topping Kobe Bryant for…

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Jimmy Rollins reflects on decline of Black players in MLB

April 18, 2021

Jimmy Rollins (Photo by Webster Riddick) By ROB MAADDI PHILADELPHIA (AP) — When Jimmy Rollins made his first All-Star team as a rookie with the Philadelphia Phillies 20 years ago, the percentage of Black players in the majors was 13. It’s down to 7.6% this year. As the Phillies celebrated Jackie Robinson Day along with the rest…

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Up and coming fighter from North Philadelphia overdue for a title

April 15, 2021

ABOVE PHOTO: Jaron “Boots” Ennis Jaron “Boots” Ennis is showing everyone that it’s time he got his shot.  By Chris Murray  For the Philadelphia Sunday SUN  In a welterweight division filled with guys who have held at least one of the myriad of its championship belts, stands a North Philadelphia native who feels that he…

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Black Women in Sport Foundation, Coeur Sport, and USA Triathlon announce inaugural Women’s Power Up Triathlon grant winners

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