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Men at Work

October 4, 2021

If nothing else, the Philadelphia Eagles loss to the Kansas City Chiefs shows just how much work needs to be done. By Chris MurrayFor the Philadelphia Sunday SUN Photo above: Chiefs QB Patrick Mahomes sacked by Eagles defense. Photo by Webster Riddick After the Philadelphia Eagles 42-30 loss to the Kansas City Chiefs, fans are…

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Monday Night Mess

September 30, 2021

ABOVE PHOTO: Dallas Cowboys’ Trevon Diggs (7) and Maurice Canady, right, combine to stop Philadelphia Eagles quarterback Jalen Hurts, center, in the first half of an NFL football game in Arlington, Texas, Monday, Sept. 27, 2021. (AP Photo/Michael Ainsworth) On Monday night’s football game against the Dallas Cowboys, the Philadelphia Eagles showed that they need…

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Moment of Truth

September 28, 2021

This week’s series between the Philadelphia Phillies and the first place Atlanta Braves will decide who goes to the playoffs…and who waits for next year. By Chris MurrayFor the Philadelphia Sunday SUN The six most important games in the Philadelphia Phillies’ 2021 season begin tonight. Starting with a huge three-game road series against the first-place…

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AP source: Simmons won’t report to 76ers’ training camp

September 24, 2021

ABOVE PHOTO: Ben Simmons (AP Photo/Charles Rex Arbogast) By Dan Gelston associated press PHILADELPHIA — Ben Simmons may have missed his last playoff free throw with the Sixers. Simmons will not report to Philadelphia 76ers’ training camp next week and prefers to continue his NBA career with another team, a person with direct knowledge of…

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The Spoilers

September 21, 2021

While the Baltimore Orioles have managed to lose 102 games this year, their 48th win came at the expense of a Philadelphia Phillies team making a playoff run. By Chris MurrayFor the Philadelphia Sunday Sun Before the team’s inevitable showdown with the Atlanta Braves for the National East crown, the Philadelphia Phillies have an excellent…

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NBA goes ahead with plan to test unvaccinated players often

September 20, 2021

By Tim Reynolds ASSOCIATED PRESS For NBA players, the scenario this season is simple: Get vaccinated or get tested, and often. The league told its teams on Tuesday that it is going ahead with a plan where those who are fully vaccinated against the coronavirus will not need to submit to regular testing. Those who…

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Q&A: Ali gets the Ken Burns treatment in 4-part PBS film, Sept. 19-22

September 20, 2021

ABOVE PHOTO: In this June 15, 1975, file photo, world heavyweight champion Muhammad Ali shouts “Joe Bugner must go!” to Malaysian fans during a training session for his fight against Bugner in Kuala Lumpur. Ali turns 70 on Jan. 17, 2012. (AP Photo/File)  By Dan Gelston ASSOCIATED PRESS Considering the number of movies, documentaries and…

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Bird Mess

September 20, 2021

The Philadelphia Eagles lost their home opener to the San Francisco 49ers due to a combination of mistakes and bad coaching decisions. By Chris MurrayFor the Philadelphia Sunday SUN First-year players, whether it’s at the collegiate or professional level, are going to make dumb mistakes that will cost their team a game. The same can…

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A Bird Bath

September 13, 2021

In Sunday’s Battle of the Birds, The Philadelphia Eagles beat the Atlanta Falcons in all phases of the game. By Chris MurrayFor the Philadelphia Sunday SUN Granted, it’s only one game, but you have to like the Philadelphia Eagles 32-6 victory over the Atlanta Falcons for a variety of reasons. First and foremost, quarterback Jalen…

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Ex-NFL players plead guilty to health care fraud scheme

September 10, 2021

ABOVE PHOTO: Clinton Portis (AP Photo/Richard Lipski) By Stephen Whyno ASSOCIATED PRESS WASHINGTON — Former NFL players Clinton Portis, Tamarick Vanover and Robert McCune pleaded guilty for their roles in a nationwide health care fraud scheme and could face years in prison, the U.S. Department of Justice announced Tuesday. Portis, Vanover and McCune admitted to…

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