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Louisville airport to honor native son Muhammad Ali

January 19, 2019

LOUISVILLE, Ky. — In the week of global icon and Muhammad Ali’s birthday, his hometown is honoring his lasting legacy by renaming the city’s airport. The new name is Louisville Muhammad Ali International Airport. The airport’s three-letter International Air Transport Association (IATA) Location Identifier – SDF – will not change. “Muhammad Ali belonged to the…

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See (Most Of You) Next Year!

January 19, 2019

For the last two years, Philadelphia Eagles fans have been treated to some of the best football in the franchise’s history from a team that inspired the city. But what’s next? By Chris Murray  For the Philadelphia Sunday SUN  When Nick Foles’s last pass of the Philadelphia Eagles playoff game against the New Orleans Saints…

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The Rematch

January 11, 2019

When the Philadelphia Eagles take the field against the New Orleans Saints on Sunday, they hope to send the Saints marching out. By Chris Murray  For the Chris Murray Report and the Philadelphia Sunday Sun The last time the defending Super Bowl champion Philadelphia Eagles went to the Mercedes Benz Superdome in New Orleans, the…

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The Champs Are Here

January 4, 2019

ABOVE PHOTO: Eagles WR Nelson Agholor celebrates his touchdown. (Photos: Webster Riddick) Despite taking 16 weeks to get over .500, the Philadelphia Eagles will start defending their Super Bowl title on Sunday. By Chris Murray  LANDOVER, Md.—Even after a devastating 48-7 loss to the New Orleans, Philadelphia Eagles safety Malcolm Jenkins said he had no…

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Down Through The Chimney, The Good St. Nick…

December 29, 2018

ABOVE PHOTO: Eagles QB Nick Foles (Webster Riddick) In what’s probably the last down he’ll ever play as a Philadelphia Eagle at Lincoln Financial Field, quarterback Nick Foles brought fans the one Christmas present they wanted: A shot at the playoffs. By Chris Murray  For the Philadelphia Sunday Sun and the Chris Murray Report  Thanks to…

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Feds eye move to regulate legal sports betting

December 21, 2018

By Wayne Parry associated press ATLANTIC CITY, N.J.  — The federal government would regulate sports betting nationwide under a bill to be introduced Wednesday. Sen. Charles Schumer, a New York Democrat, told The Associated Press he and Republican Sen. Orrin Hatch of Utah will introduce the Sports Wagering Market Integrity Act of 2018. The bill…

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Carson Wentz hasn’t been ruled out for next game

December 13, 2018

ABOVE PHOTO:  Eagles QB Carson Wentz attempts a pass during Washington Redskins game.  (Photo: Webster Riddick) By Rob Maaddi associated press Carson Wentz is sidelined with a back injury, but two people familiar with the situation tell The Associated Press the quarterback hasn’t been ruled out for Philadelphia’s game at the Los Angeles Rams on…

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In Praise Of Knucklebones

December 12, 2018

A group of ladies took it to the floor… and the table… for a hearty game of jacks last Saturday. By Denise Clay In the room at the Cobbs Creek Environmental Education Center in Southwest Philadelphia, Terrance Johnson stood out in his black and white striped shirt and the whistle around his neck. Usually, Johnson…

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Eagles, Cowboys battling for first place in the NFC East

December 7, 2018

ABOVE PHOTO:  Eagles running back Darren Sproles (43) makes a 14-yard touchdown against the Washington Redskins in Monday’s game in Philadelphia.  (Photo: Webster Riddick)   By Chris Murray For the Philadelphia Sunday SUN After struggling through injuries, slow starts and bad performances, the Philadelphia Eagles are finally back in a position to truly defend their Super…

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The Philadelphia Sunday Sun Staff