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The beasts of the East?

May 28, 2021

Above photo: Washington Wizards’ Bradley Beal (3) goes up for a shot against Philadelphia 76ers’ Ben Simmons (25) and Tobias Harris (12) during the second half of Game 2 in a first-round NBA basketball playoff series, Wednesday, May 26, 2021, in Philadelphia. (AP Photo/Matt Slocum) While the rest of the world wants to give the…

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It’s official: Kobe Bryant now in the Basketball Hall of Fame

May 16, 2021

By TIM REYNOLDS UNCASVILLE, Conn. (AP) — Vanessa Bryant took Michael Jordan’s hand and walked down from the stage, a familiar chant breaking out throughout the arena as she made her way back to her seat. “Kobe! Kobe! Kobe!” the crowd shouted. With that, he was — officially, finally — a member of the Naismith…

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Naomi Osaka conflicted over holding the Tokyo Olympics

May 14, 2021

ABOVE PHOTO: Naomi Osaka (AP Photo/Paul White) By Andrew Dampf ASSOCIATED PRESS ROME — Naomi Osaka is conflicted over whether the Tokyo Olympics should be held amid the coronavirus pandemic. The second-ranked tennis player, who represents Japan, was asked about the games at the Italian Open on Sunday. “Of course, I would say I want…

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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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