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8:41 PM / Wednesday September 18, 2019

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Ben Simmons says he was ‘singled out’ trying to enter casino

August 9, 2019

ABOVE PHOTO: Philadelphia 76ers guard Ben Simmons (25) during the NBA Eastern Conference semifinal basketball game in Toronto in May 12, 2019. (Frank Gunn/The Canadian Press via AP) associated press MELBOURNE, Australia — Philadelphia 76ers guard Ben Simmons has explained a social media post that seemed to imply he’d been racially profiled by security staff…

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Phillies select Venezuela’s Bobby Abreu to the Wall of Fame

August 9, 2019

ABOVE PHOTO: Bobby Abreu at podium. (Webster Riddick) In his ninth season with the Phillies, Abreu hit .303 with 348 doubles, 42 triples,195 home runs and a 841 RBI while stealing 254 bases. He had the greatest on base percentage in Phillies history post-deadball era. Abreu was first modern day Phillie to hit 50 doubles…

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Muhammad breaks world record in 400 hurdles at nationals

August 2, 2019

ABOVE PHOTO: United States’ Dalilah Muhammad competes to win the women’s 400m hurdles, at the Golden Gala Pietro Mennea track and field meeting in Rome, Thursday, June 6, 2019. (AP Photo/Gregorio Borgia) By Pat Graham ASSOCIATED PRESS DES MOINES, Iowa — In workouts, Dalilah Muhammad has often been on world-record pace. On a drizzly Sunday…

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Getting Defensive

August 2, 2019

ABOVE PHOTO: Malik Jackson (AP Photo/Gary McCullough, File) The Philadelphia Eagles defensive line By Chris Murray  For the Philadelphia Sunday SUN   Through the early days of Philadelphia Eagles training camp, most of the talk has centered around the team’s offense and its vast array of weapons like DeSean Jackson, Nelson Agholor, Darren Sproles and…

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Weapon X?

July 26, 2019

ABOVE PHOTO: Carson Wentz (Ryan Kang via AP) The Philadelphia Eagles will have plenty of offensive weapons on hand to help quarterback Carson Wentz this season. But can he stay healthy enough to utilize them? By Chris Murray  For the Chris Murray Report and the Philadelphia Sunday SUN Depending upon the website or supermarket preseason…

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Phillies Ryan Howard Retirement Ceremony

July 19, 2019

Last weekend former Phillies MVP and 2008 World Series Champion Ryan Howard retired, finishing a 13-year career as the greatest first baseman in Phillies history.  Howard was presented with a portrait by former general manager Ed Wade and club executive Bill Gales. Fans were treated to Ryan Howard bobblehead dolls celebrating their champ. (Photos by…

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Back Down Memory Lane

July 19, 2019

ABOVE PHOTO: Ryan Howard  (Photo: shutterstock) During Ryan Howard Retirement Day at Citizens Bank Park, Phillies fans got the chance to revisit the glory days with ‘The Big Piece.’ By Chris Murray For the Chris Murray Report and the Philadelphia Sunday SUN As someone who covered the Philadelphia Phillies during their postseason runs that included…

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Gauff loses at Wimbledon, while Williams wins again

July 11, 2019

ABOVE PHOTO: United States’ Cori “Coco” Gauff is dejected after losing to Romania’s Simona Halep in a women’s singles match against on day seven of the Wimbledon Tennis Championships in London, Monday, July 8, 2019. (AP Photo/Kirsty Wigglesworth)  By Chris Lehourites ASSOCIATED PRESS WIMBLEDON, England  — Coco Gauff’s unexpected but remarkable run at Wimbledon is over….

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Black Women in Sport Foundation (BWSF) Co-founder Tina Sloan Green to delivers motivational charge to the EYEKONZ Lacrosse Nine

July 11, 2019

ABOVE PHOTO: BWSF Co-Founder Tina Sloan Green and other community and political leaders show their support of The Eyekonz Lacrosse League Team during the citation issuance ceremony held in their honor at Mander Recreation Center.  Pictured with the Eyekonz players are  Paulette Branson, Netter Center director of UACS sports; Lacrosse Hall of Famer Tina Sloan…

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