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Army-Navy Game returns to Philadelphia for 88th time in 119-year history

November 30, 2018

On Saturday, December 8, all eyes will be on Philadelphia as the 119th Army-Navy Game kicks off at Lincoln Financial Field. The annual matchup is one of the nation’s most time-honored traditions and, to students, fans and alumni, it stands as the pinnacle of the historic rivalry between the United States Military Academy (USMA) and…

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Eagles hope win over Giants jumpstarts playoff push

November 30, 2018

ABOVE PHOTO:  Eagles RB Corey Clement (30) dives into the end zone for a touchdown against the NY Giants.  (Photo: Webster Riddick)     By Chris Murray For the Chris Murray Report and the Philadelphia Sunday Sun Over the last 40 years of their storied rivalry, the Philadelphia Eagles and the New York Giants often…

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Eagles are reeling after worst loss by defending champs

November 21, 2018

By Rob Maaddi associated press The defending champs are reeling and seem on the verge of receiving a knockout punch. An embarrassing 48-7 loss to the New Orleans Saints — the most lopsided defeat for a Super Bowl champion — left the Philadelphia Eagles (4-6) one loss from last place. They’re optimistic because they are…

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The Jump Off?

November 16, 2018

ABOVE PHOTO:  Dallas Cowboys RB Ezekiel Elliott rushes through the Eagles defense last Sunday night.  (Photo: Webster Riddick)   By Chris Murray For the Philadelphia Sunday SUN and the Chris Murray Report Sunday night’s game against a struggling Dallas Cowboys squad was supposed to be the jump off point for the Philadelphia Eagles’ race to…

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All Isn’t Lost But…

November 9, 2018

ABOVE PHOTO:  Eagles’ RB Wendell Smallwood runs against Panthers in last week’s game.  (Photo: Webster Riddick)   …the Philadelphia Eagles can’t take anyone for granted on their road to the NFC East Title.   By Chris Murray For the Philadelphia Sunday Sun A 4-4 record at the halfway mark of the season may be mediocre…

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Philadelphia 76ers unveil new city edition uniform inspired by ‘Rocky’ and ‘Creed’ films

November 2, 2018

ABOVE PHOTO:  Sixers’ Ben Simmons at Front Street Gym.   The Philadelphia 76ers has unveiled its 2018-19 City Edition uniform, presented in partnership with Official Jersey Patch Sponsor StubHub. The 2018-19 City Edition uniform celebrates Philadelphia’s rich history of the challenger’s mentality that inspired the “Rocky” and “Creed” films. The uniform’s core displays the iconic…

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Birds Can’t Close The Deal

October 26, 2018

ABOVE PHOTO:  Eagles WR Alshon Jeffery attempts a catch in the end zone during the Eagles v. Panthers game last weekend.  (Photo: Webster Riddick)   By Chris Murray For the Philadelphia Sunday Sun and the Chris Murray Report For the first 50 minutes of the game, it looked as if the Philadelphia Eagles were on their…

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Do We Offend?

October 9, 2018

ABOVE PHOTO:  Vikings DE Danielle Hunter over Eagles QB Carson Wentz during last Sunday’s game.  (Photo: Webster Riddick) The Philadelphia Eagles offense has been, well, offensive, something that was obvious in Sunday’s loss to the Minnesota Vikings. By Chris Murray For the Philadelphia Sunday Sun and the Chris Murray Report  In the two games that the…

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Russian player goes unpunished in ‘sportsmanship’ double standard

October 5, 2018

ABOVE PHOTO:  Sloane Stephens  (Photo: shutterstock)   The chair umpire was silence was deafening.   By Nigel Roberts newsone.com There appeared to be a double standard in tennis officiating after a Russian player went unpunished for unsportsmanlike conduct that, if history was any indication, officials would have likely admonished Serena Williams for displaying. In a video…

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On The Defense

September 28, 2018

ABOVE PHOTO:  Wendell Smallwood  (Photo: Webster Riddick)   By Chris Murray For the Chris Murray Report and the Philadelphia Sunday Sun In four out of their last six games including Super Bowl LII, the Eagles defense has needed to stop a team invading their end zone late in the game. In three of those games, the…

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