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Down Through The Chimney, The Good St. Nick…

December 29, 2018

ABOVE PHOTO: Eagles QB Nick Foles (Webster Riddick) In what’s probably the last down he’ll ever play as a Philadelphia Eagle at Lincoln Financial Field, quarterback Nick Foles brought fans the one Christmas present they wanted: A shot at the playoffs. By Chris Murray  For the Philadelphia Sunday Sun and the Chris Murray Report  Thanks to…

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Feds eye move to regulate legal sports betting

December 21, 2018

By Wayne Parry associated press ATLANTIC CITY, N.J.  — The federal government would regulate sports betting nationwide under a bill to be introduced Wednesday. Sen. Charles Schumer, a New York Democrat, told The Associated Press he and Republican Sen. Orrin Hatch of Utah will introduce the Sports Wagering Market Integrity Act of 2018. The bill…

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Carson Wentz hasn’t been ruled out for next game

December 13, 2018

ABOVE PHOTO:  Eagles QB Carson Wentz attempts a pass during Washington Redskins game.  (Photo: Webster Riddick) By Rob Maaddi associated press Carson Wentz is sidelined with a back injury, but two people familiar with the situation tell The Associated Press the quarterback hasn’t been ruled out for Philadelphia’s game at the Los Angeles Rams on…

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In Praise Of Knucklebones

December 12, 2018

A group of ladies took it to the floor… and the table… for a hearty game of jacks last Saturday. By Denise Clay In the room at the Cobbs Creek Environmental Education Center in Southwest Philadelphia, Terrance Johnson stood out in his black and white striped shirt and the whistle around his neck. Usually, Johnson…

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Eagles, Cowboys battling for first place in the NFC East

December 7, 2018

ABOVE PHOTO:  Eagles running back Darren Sproles (43) makes a 14-yard touchdown against the Washington Redskins in Monday’s game in Philadelphia.  (Photo: Webster Riddick)   By Chris Murray For the Philadelphia Sunday SUN After struggling through injuries, slow starts and bad performances, the Philadelphia Eagles are finally back in a position to truly defend their Super…

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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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