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Eagles lose in DC to a team with no name

September 14, 2020

The Philadelphia Eagles scored 17 points against the team formerly known as the Washington Redskins in the first half. Then, it stopped. By Chris Murray For the Philadelphia Sunday SUN LANDOVER, Md.—In the first half of the Philadelphia Eagles season–opener against the Washington Football Team, they jumped out to a 17-0 lead on a pair…

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From The Ring of Honor To The Hall of Fame?

September 10, 2020

ABOVE PHOTO: Former Philadelphia Phillies player Dick Allen speaks after the unveiling of his retired number prior to a baseball game between the Phillies and the Washington Nationals, Thursday, Sept. 3, 2020, in Philadelphia.  (AP Photo/Derik Hamilton) Now that the Philadelphia Phillies have added Dick Allen to the team’s Ring of Honor, could Cooperstown adding…

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In Memoriam: John Thompson spoke truth to power ‘when it was hard to do’

September 3, 2020

ABOVE PHOTO: Georgetoen head coach John Thompson yells to hid players during the second half of a first round NCAA college basketball game at the Richmond Coliseum in Richmond, Virginia  in 1996. Thompson, the imposing Hall of Famer who turned Georgetown into a “Hoya Paranoia” powerhouse and became the first Black coach to lead a…

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We’re Not Playing…

August 28, 2020

Above photo: A reporter waits outside the closed gate before the Denver Broncos cancelled an NFL football practice Thursday, Aug. 27, 2020, in Englewood, Colo., in response to the shooting of Jacob Blake, a Black man, in Wisconsin. (AP Photo/David Zalubowski) The shooting of Jacob Blake led a walkout by several sports leagues Wednesday night….

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The Process is Dead; Long Live the Process…

August 28, 2020

ABOVE PHOTO: Philadelphia 76ers head coach Brett Brown, left, reacts as forward Tobias Harris (12) is attended to after hitting his head against the Boston Celtics during the third quarter of Game 4 of an NBA basketball first-round playoff series, Sunday, Aug. 23, 2020, in Lake Buena Vista, Fla.  (Kim Klement/Pool Photo via AP)  By…

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Money flows to talent: Why HBCUs must fight to attract more top ranked Black student athletes

August 28, 2020

BWCCONSULTING.COM In this third installment of the BWC Capital’s series —the North Carolina-based Black-owned economic development firm with a history of working with Black institutions of higher learning — discusses the significance of closing the economic gap between Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs) and Historically White Institutions (HWIs) by leveraging athletic programs. HBCUs have…

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The Process is Dead; Long Live the Process…

August 26, 2020

By Chris MurrayFor the Philadelphia Sunday SUN and the Chris Murray ReportWhether you were listening to my radio show on 900 AM/96.1FM WURD or reading one of my columns here in the SUN, I kept saying that how well the Philadelphia 76ers did in the playoffs would be a referendum on Brett Brown’s tenure with…

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76ers fire Brett Brown after being swept out of playoffs

August 25, 2020

By DAN GELSTON ABOVE PHOTO: Philadelphia 76ers head coach Brett Brown looks on in the first half of an NBA basketball game against Houston Rockets on Friday, Nov. 27, 2015, in Houston. (AP Photo/Bob Levey) PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Patient and positive, Brett Brown was the perfect coach for the Philadelphia 76ers when they set up…

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