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1:38 AM / Tuesday November 12, 2019

Sports

Venus Williams ousted by Coco Gauff, 15, at Wimbledon

July 9, 2019

ABOVE PHOTO: United States’ Cori “Coco” Gauff reacts after beating United States’s Venus Williams in a Women’s singles match during day one of the Wimbledon Tennis Championships in London, Monday, July 1, 2019. (AP Photo/Tim Ireland) Associated Press WIMBLEDON, England— Coco Gauff grew up admiring the Williams sisters. Picked up a tennis racket as a little…

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Follow The Bouncing (Basket) Ball…

July 8, 2019

ABOVE PHOTO: Boston Celtics’ Al Horford, top, fouls Philadelphia 76ers’ Justin Anderson (1) while battling for a rebound during the third quarter of an NBA basketball game in Boston, Thursday, Jan. 18, 2018. (AP Photo/Michael Dwyer)  For the Philadelphia 76ers, the Free Agent signing period was either a very good thing… or a very bad thing….

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On His Own Terms

June 28, 2019

Bernard Hopkins made it to the Atlantic City Boxing Hall Of Fame by making sure he was the only person making decisions for his career.  By Chris Murray  For the Philadelphia Sunday SUN  ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. – During the speech he made to accept his induction into the Atlantic City Boxing Hall of Fame last…

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IAAF claims Olympic champion Semenya is ‘biologically male’

June 21, 2019

ABOVE PHOTO: Caster Semenya (RSA) during women’s 800m in the Rio 2016 Olympics Games. (Photo: Shutterstock) By Gerald Imray associated press The governing body of track argued in court that Olympic champion Caster Semenya is “biologically male” and that is the reason she should reduce her natural testosterone to be allowed to compete in female…

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It’s the greatest: Ali’s training camp opens to the public

June 14, 2019

ABOVE PHOTO: Muhammad Ali (Photo: AP) By Michael Rubinkam associated press DEER LAKE, Pa.— The rustic Pennsylvania training camp where Muhammad Ali prepared for some of his most famous fights has undergone an elaborate restoration, opening to the public Saturday as a shrine to the heavyweight icon’s life and career. The famed Deer Lake camp…

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Six suspects, including gunman, arrested in Ortiz shooting

June 14, 2019

ABOVE PHOTO: David Ortiz, shown with his wife Tiffany at the 2011 Sports Illustrated Sportsman of the Year award presentation. Ortiz’s wife said that he is able to sit up and take some steps as he recuperates in the intensive care unit at Massachusetts General Hospital. (Photo: Shutterstock) By Michael Weissenstein and Martín Jose Adames…

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Raptors capture first NBA title, beat Warriors in Game 6

June 14, 2019

OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — Kawhi Leonard raised his arms high in triumph and celebrated Canada’s first NBA championship. “We the North!” is now “We the Champs!” Leonard and the Toronto Raptors captured the country’s first major title in 26 years with their most remarkable road win yet in the franchise’s NBA Finals debut, outlasting the…

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The Pre-Game Show

June 7, 2019

The next time you have friends over to watch the NBA Finals or the Super Bowl, and they tell you that athletes should stick to sports, pop some popcorn and put on “When They See Us.” If they don’t get it after that, you might need to find new friends. By Chris Murray  For the Philadelphia…

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Warriors beat Raptors 109-104 to even NBA Finals

June 3, 2019

Photo: Shutterstock TORONTO (AP) — The Golden State Warriors relied on a champion’s heart to overcome their weary bodies. Klay Thompson scored 25 points before leaving with a hamstring injury, Stephen Curry had 23 and the Warriors ran off the first 18 points of the second half on the way to a 109-104 victory over…

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CCP’s Track and Field team members take national honors, gaining a competitive edge and mental toughness along the way

May 31, 2019

Eleven track and field athletes from Community College of Philadelphia captured All-America honors for the 2019 NJCAA Division III Outdoor Track & Field season, according to the U.S. Track & Field and Cross Country Coaches Association (USTFCCCA), which has released the names of honorees. These student athletes, many of whom have practiced two hours a…

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