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Moving right along

July 8, 2022

As they head out on a road trip that begins with three games with the St. Louis Cardinals, the Philadelphia Phillies are in a good place.  By Chris Murray For the Philadelphia Sunday SUN ABOVE PHOTO: Philadelphia Phillies’ Bailey Falter pitches during the first inning of a baseball game against the Washington Nationals, Thursday, July…

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Sharks hire Mike Grier as NHL’s first Black GM

July 8, 2022

ABOVE PHOTO: Mike Grier, middle, is introduced as the new general manager of the San Jose Sharks between assistant general manager Joe Will, left, and president Jonathan Becher at a news conference in San Jose, Calif., Tuesday, July 5, 2022. (AP Photo/Jeff Chiu) By Josh Dubow associated press SAN JOSE, Calif.  — The San Jose…

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Griner appears in court, pleads guilty in Russia drugs trial

July 8, 2022

ABOVE PHOTO: WNBA star and two-time Olympic gold medalist Brittney Griner is escorted to a courtroom for a hearing, in Khimki just outside Moscow, Russia, Monday, June 27, 2022. More than four months after she was arrested at a Moscow airport for cannabis possession, American basketball star Brittney Griner is to appear in court Monday…

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Philly street named after former NBA star Rasheed Wallace

July 8, 2022

ABOVE PHOTO: Former NBA star Rasheed Wallace proudly displays the street sign in his name cheered on by fans and friends, WDAS radio personality Patty Jackson, City Councilmember Cindy Bass (8th Dist.) and in the back, State Sen. Sharif Street (3rd Dist.-Phila.)  (Photo courtesy Afea Tucker) By Afea Tucker On Friday, June 24, the City…

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Griner pleads guilty in Russia drugs trial

July 7, 2022

By JIM HEINTZ MOSCOW (AP) — Jailed American basketball star Brittney Griner on Thursday pleaded guilty to drug possession and smuggling during her trial in Moscow but said she had no intention of committing a crime, Russian news agencies reported. The reports quoted Griner as saying through an interpreter at the court hearing that she…

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WNBA star Brittney Griner ordered to trial Friday in Russia

July 6, 2022

ABOVE PHOTO: WNBA star and two-time Olympic gold medalist Brittney Griner is escorted to a courtroom for a hearing, in Khimki just outside Moscow, Russia, Monday, June 27, 2022. More than four months after she was arrested at a Moscow airport for cannabis possession, American basketball star Brittney Griner is to appear in court Monday…

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Going For The Win

July 6, 2022

The Eyekonz Lacrosse Team heads to the World Lacrosse Festival this weekend to take the festival by storm. By Chris MurrayFor the Philadelphia Sunday SUN ABOVE PHOTO: JAZMINE SMITH, founder and CEO of Eyekonz Field Hockey and Lacrosse, coaches the lacrosse team during practice at Mander Playground in Strawberry Mansion. (Photo/Chris Murray) As she watched…

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Phillies 1 1/2 games behind Cardinals for final wildcard spot

July 4, 2022

By Chris Murray For the Philadelphia Sunday Sun ABOVE PHOTO: Philadelphia Phillies’ Didi Gregorius, from left, Mickey Moniak, and Nick Castellanos celebrate after a baseball game against the St. Louis Cardinals, Friday, July 1, 2022, in Philadelphia. (AP Photo/Matt Slocum) The one thing the Phillies did this weekend in winning this series against the St….

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Runs, Runs, Runs…

June 29, 2022

While the Philadelphia Phillies had some pitching issues in last night’s loss to the Atlanta Braves, the absence of MVP Bryce Harper — and his ability to drive in runs — spoke volumes. Above photo: Philadelphia Phillies’ Bryce Harper sits in the dugout in the second game of a baseball doubleheader against the Washington Nationals,…

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This is It

June 24, 2022

The Philadelphia Eagles season is going to rise or fall based on the play of quarterback Jalen Hurts. And he knows it. Photo by Webster Riddick By Chris Murray For the Philadelphia Sunday SUN Given all the acquisitions and draft choices on both sides of the football, the Eagles have made for the upcoming 2022…

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