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Hoskins homers again, slam leads Phillies past Mariners 4-2

May 13, 2022

ABOVE PHOTO: Philadelphia Phillies’ Rhys Hoskins (17) is greened by Bryson Stott, right, after hitting a solo home run during the second inning of a baseball game against the Seattle Mariners, Monday, May 9, 2022, in Seattle. (AP Photo/Ted S. Warren) By Tim Booth associated press SEATTLE — While a pair of rainouts threw the…

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Mashing The Clutch

May 10, 2022

James Harden silenced his critics by coming up clutch and sending the Philadelphia 76ers back to Miami, tied 2-2 with the Heat. By Chris MurrayFor the Philadelphia Sunday SUN Photo above: Philadelphia 76ers’ James Harden goes up for a shot during the second half of Game 4 of an NBA basketball second-round playoff series against…

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Top of NFL draft could lack skill position players

April 29, 2022

ABOVE PHOTO: A worker helps erect a red carpet and stage in front of the Bellagio hotel-casino during setup for the NFL football draft, Tuesday, April 26, 2022, in Las Vegas. (AP Photo/John Locher) By Josh Dubow associated press This year’s NFL draft has the chance to be unlike any other in recent years with…

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Raptors walk all over Sixers, force Game 6

April 28, 2022

By Chris MurrayFor the Philadelphia Sunday SUN With a 3-1 series lead and an opportunity to advance to the second round of the NBA playoffs on their home court, the last thing that the Philadelphia 76ers wanted to do was play poorly at home and give the Toronto Raptors an opportunity to go back on…

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Wright cites lost ‘edge’ in surprise Villanova retirement

April 22, 2022

By DAN GELSTON VILLANOVA, Pa. (AP) — Jay Wright attended mass — as one does working at the only Augustinian Catholic university in the nation — and often found himself on his smartphone more than he was listening to the sermon. “I’m hearing the homily and I’m texting our players about something that could help…

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The Real MVP

April 21, 2022

No matter how the final vote turns out, Wednesday’s Game 3 win over the Toronto Raptors shows why Joel Embiid of the Philadelphia 76ers should be the league’s Most Valuable Player. By Chris MurrayFor the Philadelphia Sunday SUN When the NBA’s beat writers vote for the Most Valuable Player Award, postseason play isn’t taken into…

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Here comes the boom!

April 19, 2022

The Philadelphia 76ers continued their domination of the Toronto Raptors with a combination of balanced scoring and physicality on both ends of the floor. By Chris Murray For the Philadelphia Sunday SUN Above photo: Sixers’ Tyrese Maxey…Photo by Webster Riddick The Philadelphia 76ers are two games away from advancing to the Eastern Conference semifinals mainly…

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Maxeymus! Were you not entertained?

April 18, 2022

The Sixers hope to take Game 2 tonight. By Chris Murray  For the Chris Murray Report and Philadelphia Sunday SUN With all the talk about James Harden and Tobias Harris needing to step up their games for the Philadelphia 76ers’ 2022 playoff run, it was second-year guard Tyrese Maxey that had the sell-out crowd at…

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