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Kobe Bryant, King,and Legacy

February 14, 2020

By Chris Murray  For the Chris Murray Report and the Philadelphia Sunday SUN  The fallout over CBS Morning News host Gayle King’s interview with WNBA legend Lisa Leslie following the death of Kobe Bryant and rapper Snoop Dogg’s profanity-laced video response to it led to some really problematic responses on social media. It also showed…

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No More Shadows

February 6, 2020

ABOVE PHOTO: Patrick Mahomes (shutterstock.com) If nothing else, the way that Patrick Mahomes’ managed to win Super Bowl LIV should keep Black quarterbacks of the future from being forced into different positions in the NFL.  By Chris Murray  For the Philadelphia Sunday Sun and the Chris Murray Report  Throughout a lifetime of watching football-which dates back…

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Chiefs, Niners: A Clash of Two Styles

January 31, 2020

Super Bowl LIV could be a true heavyweight fight. By Chris Murray  For the Philadelphia Sunday SUN and the Chris Murray report  Whenever someone asked him about matchups in a boxing match, the late boxing writer Bert Sugar would often answer that question by telling folks  “styles make fights.”    That’s probably the most accurate…

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Jeter one vote shy of unanimous, Walker also elected to Hall

January 23, 2020

ABOVE PHOTO: In this July 9, 2011, file photo, New York Yankees’ Derek Jeter hits a home run for his 3,000th career hit during the third inning of a baseball game against the Tampa Bay Rays at Yankee Stadium in New York. Jeter could be a unanimous pick when Baseball Hall of Fame voting is…

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IOC details rules on political protests at Olympics

January 17, 2020

International Olympic Committee (IOC) president Thomas Bach, left, and IOC member and former swimmer Kirsty Coventry, right, speak during a press conference after the executive board meeting of the IOC, at the Olympic House, in Lausanne, Switzerland, Thursday, Jan. 9, 2020.   (Laurent Gillieron/Keystone via AP) By Graham Dunbar ASSOCIATED PRESS  LAUSANNE, Switzerland  — No…

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Finally!

January 17, 2020

Philadelphia Eagles great Harold Carmichael will finally, at long last, be inducted into the Pro Football Hall of Fame. By Chris Murray  For the Philadelphia Sunday SUN and the Chris Murray Report One of the great joys that I’ve had as a sportswriter is seeing really good athletes that have been underrated and overlooked through…

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Jackson ready for playoff run

January 9, 2020

ABOVE PHOTO: Lamar Jackson (AP photo) Baltimore Ravens quarterback Lamar Jackson helped his team become the AFC’s number one seed in the playoffs. But can he get them to the Super Bowl?  By Chris Murray  For the Philadelphia Sunday SUN and the Chris Murray Report  Owings Mills, Md.— For all the rave reviews and the talk…

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Eagles cannot overcome Wentz’s injury in heartbreaking loss to Seahawks

January 9, 2020

ABOVE PHOTO: Jadeveon Clowney’s hit on Carson Wentz. (Photos: Webster Riddick) The QB was felled by a controversial helmet to helmet hit. By Chris Murray  For the Philadelphia Sunday SUN and the Chris Murray Report No one would have blamed the Philadelphia Eagles if they had just given up. In the first quarter of the…

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Former NBA Commissioner David Stern dies at 77

January 2, 2020

ABOVE PHOTO: In this Wednesday, May 15, 2013 file photo, NBA Commissioner David Stern takes a question from a reporter during a news conference following an NBA Board of Governors meeting in Dallas. David Stern, who spent 30 years as the NBA’s longest-serving commissioner and oversaw its growth into a global power, has died on…

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