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Everybody Hates Vick

December 16, 2019

The petition calling for Michael Vick to be removed as an honorary captain for the NFL Pro Bowl is yet another example of the limits of redemption allowed for people of color. By Chris Murray  for the Philadelphia Sunday SUN  Whenever African Americans are wrongfully killed while doing things like going to the store for…

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Wentz, Eagles keep NFC East hopes alive by beating Redskins

December 15, 2019

By Stephen Whino Carson Wentz recovered from a disastrous fumble by leading a 75-yard, go-ahead scoring drive and throwing his third touchdown pass of the day to keep the Philadelphia Eagles’ NFC East hopes on track with a 37-27 victory at the Washington Redskins on Sunday. Wentz threw TD passes to running back Miles Sanders,…

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Wilson, Carson lift Seahawks past Panthers 30-24

December 15, 2019

Photo by Scott Heaney/shutterstock.com CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Russell Wilson threw for 286 yards and two touchdowns, Chris Carson ran for 133 yards and two scores, and the Seattle Seahawks defeated the Carolina Panthers 30-24 on Sunday to inch closer to clinching a playoff spot. The Seahawks (11-3) can wrap up a postseason berth for…

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The Battle For The NFC Least

December 13, 2019

By winning an overtime game against an abysmal New York Giants squad Monday night, the Philadelphia Eagles maintained their playoff hopes in  a division that’s circling the drain. By Chris Murray  For the Philadelphia Sunday Sun  The race for the 2019 NFC East title will go down in the annals of football history as one…

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Sources say Wheeler, Phillies, agree to five year, multimillion dollar deal

December 5, 2019

By Rob Maadi PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Right-hander Zack Wheeler and the Philadelphia Phillies have agreed to a $118 million, five-year contract, two people familiar with the deal told The Associated Press on Wednesday. Both people spoke to The Associated Press on condition of anonymity because the agreement, which is subject to a successful physical, had…

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Hamels, Braves agree to one-year, $18 million deal

December 5, 2019

ABOVE PHOTO: Cole Hamels  (Photo: By Rick Seeney / shutterstock) By Charles Odum ATLANTA (AP) — Left-hander Cole Hamels agreed to an $18 million, one-year contract with the Atlanta Braves, one of the more active teams of the offseason. The 35-year-old gives the Braves a veteran to replace Julio Teheran, who became a free agent…

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Eagles offense spoils outstanding performance by the defense

November 29, 2019

ABOVE PHOTO: Doug Pederson By Chris Murray  For the Philadelphia Sunday Sun There’s only so much a defense can do to keep their team in the game before the bottom falls out.  For three quarters, the Philadelphia Eagles did everything they could to keep Russell Wilson and the Seattle Seahawks offense from doing a significant…

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Camden vs Pleasantville play at the Lincoln Financial Field

November 29, 2019

Pleasantville player Ernest Howard switched his jersey to No. #10 in support of 10-year-old shooting victim Micah Tennant. Micah died on Wednesday before Camden vs Pleasantville play at the Lincoln Financial Field. Some players of the Camden wore R.I.P Micah on their pads during the game. Micah was one of three people wounded after gunfire…

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Philadelphia Eagles to host HS football game after shooting

November 22, 2019

PLEASANTVILLE, N.J. (AP) — The Philadelphia Eagles have offered to host a high school football game that was interrupted by a shooting that left a 10-year-old boy in critical condition. The New Jersey State Interscholastic Athletic Association says in a release Monday that the game between Pleasantville High School and Camden High School will resume…

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