5:20 AM / Sunday May 19, 2019


Here Comes The Boom!

April 9, 2019

Minnesota Twins’ Marwin Gonzalez, right, is tagged out at home plate by Philadelphia Phillies’ J.T. Realmuto during the fourth inning of a baseball game Sunday, April 7, 2019, in Philadelphia. The Phillies won 2-1.(AP Photo/Michael Perez) With a potent offense that has scored a minimum of eight runs in all but three of their games,…

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The battles for seeding still going strong in NBA races

April 5, 2019

ABOVE PHOTO: Philadelphia 76ers forward Tobias Harris (33) drives against Dallas Mavericks forward Dwight Powell (7) during the first half of an NBA basketball game in Dallas, Monday, April 1, 2019. (AP Photo/LM Otero) By Tim Reynolds associated press A look at where things stand in the NBA playoff picture, with seven days remaining in…

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Phillies Off To A Hot Start

April 1, 2019

With a three-game sweep of the Atlanta Braves, the Philadelphia Phillies have served notice to the National League East. By Chris Murray For the Philadelphia Sunday Sun During the offseason, the Philadelphia Phillies biggest priority was to find people who could generate offense on a consistent basis, something they struggled with last season. Led by…

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Breaking down the NBA playoff races, which are winding down

March 29, 2019

ABOVE PHOTO: Philadelphia 76ers’ Joel Embiid drives between Milwaukee Bucks’ Giannis Antetokounmpo (34) and Eric Bledsoe (6) during the first half of an NBA basketball game Sunday, March 17, 2019, in Milwaukee. (AP Photo/Aaron Gash) By Tim Reynolds associated press MIAMI — The playoff field is largely set. The positioning, that’s still anyone’s guess. So…

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The Champs Are Here?

March 29, 2019

ABOVE PHOTO: Philadelphia Phillies’ Bryce Harper lines a single off Detroit Tigers starting pitcher Spencer Turnbull during the fourth inning of a spring training baseball game Wednesday, March 20, 2019, in Clearwater, Fla. (AP Photo/Chris O’Meara) With big name free agent signings like Bryce Harper, the acquisition of catcher J.T. Realmuto and the contract extension…

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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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