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NFL has 77 apparently false positive COVID-19 tests from lab

August 24, 2020

By BARRY WILNER NEW YORK (AP) — The NFL had 77 positive COVID-19 tests from 11 teams re-examined by a New Jersey lab after false positives, and all those tests came back negative. The league asked the New Jersey lab BioReference to investigate the results, and those 77 tests are being re-tested once more to…

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Miles To Go…

August 21, 2020

ABOVE PHOTO: Miles Sanders (AP Photo/Chris Szagola, Pool) Philadelphia Eagles running back Miles Sanders is ready to carry the load for the team’s rushing attack.  By Chris Murray  For the Philadelphia Sunday SUN and the Chris Murray Report The popular view of Philadelphia Eagles running back Miles Sanders coming into the 2020 season is that…

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Bryce Harper’s RBI in ninth lifts Phillies past Mets 6-5

August 16, 2020

ABOVE PHOTO: Philadelphia Phillies’ Bryce Harper lines a single off Detroit Tigers starting pitcher Spencer Turnbull during the fourth inning of a spring training baseball game Wednesday, March 20, 2019, in Clearwater, Fla. (AP Photo/Chris O’Meara) By Rob Maaddi PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Bryce Harper delivered another clutch hit and then waited for a video review…

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Bullpen Blues

August 12, 2020

The Phillies offense tried its best to bring the team back in Tuesday’s 10-9 loss to the Baltimore Orioles. But it didn’t have to be this way. By Chris Murray During his pregame press conference before Tuesday’s game against the Baltimore Orioles, Phillies manager Joe Girardi was talking about how disheartening it is for a…

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Rolling Around In The Bubble

August 7, 2020

ABOVE PHOTO: San Antonio Spurs Jakob Poeltl (25) misses a shot against Philadelphia 76ers Tobias Harris (12) and Matisse Thybulle (22) during the second half of an NBA basketball game Monday, Aug. 3, 2020, in Lake Buena Vista, Fla.   (Mike Ehrmann/Pool Photo via AP)  The Philadelphia 76ers first week in the NBA bubble showed…

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The Best Laid Plans…

July 31, 2020

The coronavirus outbreak that’s hit the Miami Marlins shows that bringing back professional sports isn’t going to be a walk in the park. By Chris Murray  For the Philadelphia Sunday SUN and the Chris Murray Report  For the last couple of weeks, I’ve been following the progress of the major sports leagues in their efforts to have their seasons…

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Legendary Philly boxing trainer passes away

July 24, 2020

Legendary boxing trainer Naazim Richardson passed away on Friday after a lengthy illness. He was 54. Richardson is most notable for training legendary boxers in Philadelphia such as Bernard Hopkins who referred to Richardson as his dad. Richardson also trained Sugar Shane Mosely.

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Can Gerardi lead the Phillies into the Postseason in 2020?

July 24, 2020

ABOVE PHOTO: Philadelphia Phillies manager Joe Girardi, right, watches during an exhibition baseball game against the New York Yankees, Monday, July 20, 2020, at Yankee Stadium in New York.   (AP Photo/Kathy Willens) By Chris Murray  For the Philadelphia Sunday SUN   After spending most of the spring and summer trying to figure out how…

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Yanks, Nats kneel in Black Lives Matter salute; Fauci’s toss

July 23, 2020

(AP Photo/Bill Kostroun, File)By HOWARD FENDRICH WASHINGTON (AP) — The Nationals and Yankees knelt in unison before the first game of the baseball season as part of an opening day ceremony Thursday night that featured references to the Black Lives Matter movement, the coronavirus pandemic — including an off-the-mark first pitch by Dr. Anthony Fauci…

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