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6:35 AM / Monday July 22, 2019

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Raptors capture first NBA title, beat Warriors in Game 6

June 14, 2019

OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — Kawhi Leonard raised his arms high in triumph and celebrated Canada’s first NBA championship. “We the North!” is now “We the Champs!” Leonard and the Toronto Raptors captured the country’s first major title in 26 years with their most remarkable road win yet in the franchise’s NBA Finals debut, outlasting the…

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The Pre-Game Show

June 7, 2019

The next time you have friends over to watch the NBA Finals or the Super Bowl, and they tell you that athletes should stick to sports, pop some popcorn and put on “When They See Us.” If they don’t get it after that, you might need to find new friends. By Chris Murray  For the Philadelphia…

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Warriors beat Raptors 109-104 to even NBA Finals

June 3, 2019

Photo: Shutterstock TORONTO (AP) — The Golden State Warriors relied on a champion’s heart to overcome their weary bodies. Klay Thompson scored 25 points before leaving with a hamstring injury, Stephen Curry had 23 and the Warriors ran off the first 18 points of the second half on the way to a 109-104 victory over…

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CCP’s Track and Field team members take national honors, gaining a competitive edge and mental toughness along the way

May 31, 2019

Eleven track and field athletes from Community College of Philadelphia captured All-America honors for the 2019 NJCAA Division III Outdoor Track & Field season, according to the U.S. Track & Field and Cross Country Coaches Association (USTFCCCA), which has released the names of honorees. These student athletes, many of whom have practiced two hours a…

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Realmuto homers in 10th, Phillies beat Cubs 5-4

May 24, 2019

ABOVE PHOTO: Philadelphia Phillies’ Jean Segura, right, scores against the Chicago Cubs during the sixth inning of a baseball game, Monday, May 20, 2019, in Chicago. (AP Photo/Kamil Krzaczynski) By Andrew Seligman ASSOCIATED PRESS CHICAGO — The memories came flooding back to Jake Arrieta as the fans showered him with cheers when he stepped to the…

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What’s Next? Now that a lucky bounce has sent the Philadelphia 76ers home for the summer, the real work is about to begin

May 17, 2019

ABOVE PHOTO: Toronto Raptors forward Kawhi Leonard, center, reacts with teammates after making the game-winning shot as Philadelphia 76ers center Joel Embiid (21) walks away at the end of an NBA Eastern Conference semifinal basketball game, in Toronto, Sunday, May 12, 2019. (Nathan Denette/The Canadian Press via AP) By Chris Murray  For the Philadelphia Sunday…

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Painful Process: Embiid’s woes coming at bad time for 76ers

May 10, 2019

ABOVE PHOTO: Joel Embiid (AP Photo/Morry Gash) By Brian Mahoney associated press Joel Embiid doesn’t know if he will feel better. He certainly knows he has to play better. He’s battling an illness, looking like someone who’d rather be in bed than on the court. But the Philadelphia 76ers need their All-Star center, so Embiid…

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Philadelphia Phillies chairman David Montgomery dies at 72

May 8, 2019

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Phillies chairman David Montgomery, who was team president during Philadelphia’s 2008 World Series championship season, has died. He was 72. The team issued a statement Wednesday saying Montgomery died after a five-year fight with cancer. Montgomery spent nearly 50 years working for the Phillies, starting in the ticket office in 1971. He…

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Help Wanted

May 3, 2019

ABOVE PHOTO: Toronto Raptors forward Pascal Siakam, center, drives to the bet past Philadelphia 76ers guard JJ Redick, left, and Philadelphia 76ers center Joel Embiid (21) during the second half of a second-round NBA basketball playoff game in Toronto, Monday, April 29, 2019. (Nathan Denette/The Canadian Press via AP) If the Philadelphia 76ers hope to…

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