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The Battle For The NFC Least

December 13, 2019

By winning an overtime game against an abysmal New York Giants squad Monday night, the Philadelphia Eagles maintained their playoff hopes in  a division that’s circling the drain. By Chris Murray  For the Philadelphia Sunday Sun  The race for the 2019 NFC East title will go down in the annals of football history as one…

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Sources say Wheeler, Phillies, agree to five year, multimillion dollar deal

December 5, 2019

By Rob Maadi PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Right-hander Zack Wheeler and the Philadelphia Phillies have agreed to a $118 million, five-year contract, two people familiar with the deal told The Associated Press on Wednesday. Both people spoke to The Associated Press on condition of anonymity because the agreement, which is subject to a successful physical, had…

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Hamels, Braves agree to one-year, $18 million deal

December 5, 2019

ABOVE PHOTO: Cole Hamels  (Photo: By Rick Seeney / shutterstock) By Charles Odum ATLANTA (AP) — Left-hander Cole Hamels agreed to an $18 million, one-year contract with the Atlanta Braves, one of the more active teams of the offseason. The 35-year-old gives the Braves a veteran to replace Julio Teheran, who became a free agent…

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Eagles offense spoils outstanding performance by the defense

November 29, 2019

ABOVE PHOTO: Doug Pederson By Chris Murray  For the Philadelphia Sunday Sun There’s only so much a defense can do to keep their team in the game before the bottom falls out.  For three quarters, the Philadelphia Eagles did everything they could to keep Russell Wilson and the Seattle Seahawks offense from doing a significant…

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Camden vs Pleasantville play at the Lincoln Financial Field

November 29, 2019

Pleasantville player Ernest Howard switched his jersey to No. #10 in support of 10-year-old shooting victim Micah Tennant. Micah died on Wednesday before Camden vs Pleasantville play at the Lincoln Financial Field. Some players of the Camden wore R.I.P Micah on their pads during the game. Micah was one of three people wounded after gunfire…

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Philadelphia Eagles to host HS football game after shooting

November 22, 2019

PLEASANTVILLE, N.J. (AP) — The Philadelphia Eagles have offered to host a high school football game that was interrupted by a shooting that left a 10-year-old boy in critical condition. The New Jersey State Interscholastic Athletic Association says in a release Monday that the game between Pleasantville High School and Camden High School will resume…

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Not Falling For The Okey Doke

November 21, 2019

ABVOVE PHOTO: Colin-Kaepernick (By Ga Fullner / shutterstock) The NFL thought that Colin Kaepernick would take their workout offer at face value. He didn’t. By Chris Murray  For the Chris Murray Report and the Philadelphia Sunday SUN  After watching all the media punditry fallout surrounding Colin Kaepernick’s refusal to attend a hastily scheduled workout in…

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So Close…And Yet So Far…

November 19, 2019

ABOVE PHOTO: Eagles Nelson Agholor drops a pass in fourth quarter. (Photo: Webster Riddick) The Philadelphia Eagles had the New England Patriots right where they wanted them on Sunday. But a lackluster offense kept them from closing the deal. By Chris Murray  You would think that a lackluster performance by Tom Brady and the New…

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Philadelphia Eagles Rodney McLeod hosts Bowloween cancer research fundraiser

November 15, 2019

ABOVE PHOTO: Rodney McLeod and wife Erika McLeod and fans  (Photos courtesy of Afea Tucker) By Afea Tucker Eagles’ Safety Rodney McLeod recently hosted his 3rd annual Bowloween Bash at the Lucky Strike in Philadelphia.  The yearly pre-Halloween bowling party event benefits the American Association of Cancer Research.  Giving back to the community and raising…

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Colin Kaepernick plans to audition for NFL teams on Saturday

November 13, 2019

Colin Kaepernick plans to audition for NFL teams on Saturday in a private workout arranged by the league to be held in Atlanta. The exiled former Pro Bowl quarterback posted on Twitter: “I’m just getting word from my representatives that the NFL league office reached out to them about a workout in Atlanta on Saturday….

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