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11:51 AM / Tuesday December 6, 2022

Sports

Ladies First

June 17, 2022

When the Black Women in Sport Foundation honored former Rutgers University women’s basketball coach C. Vivian Stringer,it showed the power of women’s sports. ABOVE PHOTO: Rutgers head coach C. Vivian Stringer celebrates by cutting down the net after her teams 55-47 win over Connecticut in the final game of the Big East women’s basketball championship…

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Black Women in Sport holds Sneaker Ball Gala

June 17, 2022

ABOVE PHOTO: Germaine Edwards, Ph.D., receives award from BWSF Co-founders Dr. Nikki Franke, Dr. Alpha Alexander, and Professor Tina Sloan Green as the evening’s MC Monique Braxton looks on.  (Photos courtesy: Black Women in Sport Foundation (BWSF)) By Afea Tucker Over 100 community members, leaders in the sports industry, community advocates and activists gathered to…

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Warriors beat Celtics 103-90 to win 4th NBA title in 8 years

June 17, 2022

By KYLE HIGHTOWER BOSTON (AP) — The Golden State Warriors are NBA champions once again, topping the Boston Celtics 103-90 on Thursday night for their fourth title in the last eight seasons. Stephen Curry scored 34 points and was named the NBA Finals MVP as the Warriors claimed the franchise’s seventh championship overall. And this…

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Cowboys say former running back Marion Barber dead at 38

June 3, 2022

ABOVE PHOTO: Chicago Bears running back Marion Barber is tackled by Denver Broncos free safety Rahim Moore (26) during an NFL football game between the Denver Broncos and the Chicago Bears in Denver, in this Dec. 11, 2011 file photo. Barber posted on the team’s Web site Friday, March 23, 2012, that he plans to…

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The Bad News Bears

June 1, 2022

The Phillies’ latest loss to the San Francisco Giants showcases why the Phillies are at the bottom of the National League East. By Chris Murray For the Philadelphia Sunday SUN Above photo: Philadelphia Phillies’ Nick Castellanos, right, is congratulated by Rhys Hoskins (17) after hitting a home run in the second inning of a baseball…

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Germantown’s Jaron “Boots” Ennis destroys Custio Clayton in the 2nd round to stay in contention for a welterweight title

May 20, 2022

ABOVE PHOTO: Germantown boxer Jaron “Boots” Ennis in action against Custio Clayton in last Saturday’s fight on Showtime.  (Photo courtesy of Jaron Ennis Facebook) By Napoleon F. Kingcade Before his battle with 34-year-old Canadian Olympian Custio Clayton (19-1-1, 12 KO’s), number one welterweight contender Jaron “Boots” Ennis (29-0, 27 KO’s) last Saturday, dedicated the  fight…

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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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