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Phillies 1 1/2 games behind Cardinals for final wildcard spot

July 4, 2022

By Chris Murray For the Philadelphia Sunday Sun ABOVE PHOTO: Philadelphia Phillies’ Didi Gregorius, from left, Mickey Moniak, and Nick Castellanos celebrate after a baseball game against the St. Louis Cardinals, Friday, July 1, 2022, in Philadelphia. (AP Photo/Matt Slocum) The one thing the Phillies did this weekend in winning this series against the St….

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Runs, Runs, Runs…

June 29, 2022

While the Philadelphia Phillies had some pitching issues in last night’s loss to the Atlanta Braves, the absence of MVP Bryce Harper — and his ability to drive in runs — spoke volumes. Above photo: Philadelphia Phillies’ Bryce Harper sits in the dugout in the second game of a baseball doubleheader against the Washington Nationals,…

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This is It

June 24, 2022

The Philadelphia Eagles season is going to rise or fall based on the play of quarterback Jalen Hurts. And he knows it. Photo by Webster Riddick By Chris Murray For the Philadelphia Sunday SUN Given all the acquisitions and draft choices on both sides of the football, the Eagles have made for the upcoming 2022…

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Ladies First

June 17, 2022

When the Black Women in Sport Foundation honored former Rutgers University women’s basketball coach C. Vivian Stringer,it showed the power of women’s sports. ABOVE PHOTO: Rutgers head coach C. Vivian Stringer celebrates by cutting down the net after her teams 55-47 win over Connecticut in the final game of the Big East women’s basketball championship…

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Black Women in Sport holds Sneaker Ball Gala

June 17, 2022

ABOVE PHOTO: Germaine Edwards, Ph.D., receives award from BWSF Co-founders Dr. Nikki Franke, Dr. Alpha Alexander, and Professor Tina Sloan Green as the evening’s MC Monique Braxton looks on.  (Photos courtesy: Black Women in Sport Foundation (BWSF)) By Afea Tucker Over 100 community members, leaders in the sports industry, community advocates and activists gathered to…

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Warriors beat Celtics 103-90 to win 4th NBA title in 8 years

June 17, 2022

By KYLE HIGHTOWER BOSTON (AP) — The Golden State Warriors are NBA champions once again, topping the Boston Celtics 103-90 on Thursday night for their fourth title in the last eight seasons. Stephen Curry scored 34 points and was named the NBA Finals MVP as the Warriors claimed the franchise’s seventh championship overall. And this…

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Cowboys say former running back Marion Barber dead at 38

June 3, 2022

ABOVE PHOTO: Chicago Bears running back Marion Barber is tackled by Denver Broncos free safety Rahim Moore (26) during an NFL football game between the Denver Broncos and the Chicago Bears in Denver, in this Dec. 11, 2011 file photo. Barber posted on the team’s Web site Friday, March 23, 2012, that he plans to…

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The Bad News Bears

June 1, 2022

The Phillies’ latest loss to the San Francisco Giants showcases why the Phillies are at the bottom of the National League East. By Chris Murray For the Philadelphia Sunday SUN Above photo: Philadelphia Phillies’ Nick Castellanos, right, is congratulated by Rhys Hoskins (17) after hitting a home run in the second inning of a baseball…

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Germantown’s Jaron “Boots” Ennis destroys Custio Clayton in the 2nd round to stay in contention for a welterweight title

May 20, 2022

ABOVE PHOTO: Germantown boxer Jaron “Boots” Ennis in action against Custio Clayton in last Saturday’s fight on Showtime.  (Photo courtesy of Jaron Ennis Facebook) By Napoleon F. Kingcade Before his battle with 34-year-old Canadian Olympian Custio Clayton (19-1-1, 12 KO’s), number one welterweight contender Jaron “Boots” Ennis (29-0, 27 KO’s) last Saturday, dedicated the  fight…

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