11:41 AM / Tuesday December 6, 2022


3-time Pro Bowl safety, activist Malcolm Jenkins retires

March 30, 2022

Malcolm Jenkins is retiring after a 13-year NFL career in which he established himself as one of the league’s best all-around safeties, most durable players and leading voices for social justice. Jenkins helped both the New Orleans Saints and Philadelphia Eagles win their only Super Bowl and made a major impact off the field as…

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St. Peter’s ends its NCAA run with heads held high

March 29, 2022

Peacocks had the greatest run in the NCAA Tournament for a 15-seed.  By Chris Murray  For the Philadelphia Sunday SUN In their first three games of the 2022 NCAA Tournament, the St. Peter’s Peacocks gave us a stirring reminder of why even people who aren’t college basketball fans fill out their brackets by the millions….

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One Shining Moment 

March 25, 2022

Philadelphia is playing host to the NCAA Men’s Basketball Tournament this weekend. It’s already been the scene of some of the tournament’s most iconic moments. By Chris Murray  For the Philadelphia Sunday SUN  Whether you are a native-born Philadelphian or someone who has covered sports here for the last 15 years as a sportswriter, there’s…

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A Gritty Team

March 25, 2022

ABOVE PHOTO: Saint Peter’s players warm-up during practice for the NCAA men’s college basketball tournament, Thursday, March 24, 2022, in Philadelphia. Saint Peter’s plays Purdue in a Sweet 16 game on Friday. (AP Photo/Matt Rourke) While they aren’t orange like the Flyers Mascot, the Peacocks of St. Peters play a style of basketball Philadelphians can…

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Dhamir Cosby-Roundtree, The ‘Iron Man’ of the Villanova Wildcats, is grounded

March 25, 2022

ABOVE PHOTO: Dhamir Cosby-Roundtree  Photo courtesy Napoleon F. Kingcade By Napoleon F. Kingcade Due to his ongoing leg injuries in his college basketball career, Dhamir Cosby-Roundtree has become Villanova’s top big man coming off the bench. But despite his limited action on the court, the Southwest Philadelphia native is still excited to be on the…

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Russian media: Detention of WNBA’s Griner extended to May 19

March 18, 2022

ABOVE PHOTO: Baylor’s Brittany Griner listens to a question during an NCAA college basketball press conference Wednesday, March 31, 2010 in Waco Texas. Baylor faces Connecticut in a national semifinal basketball game at the Women’s Final Four on Sunday, April 4, in San Antonio. (AP Photo/Rod Aydelotte) By Doug Feinburg ASSOCIATED PRESS Russian media reported…

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Russian media: Arrest of WNBA star Griner extended to May 19

March 17, 2022

By DOUG FEINBERG A court near Moscow has extended the detention of WNBA star Brittney Griner until May 19, according to the Russian state news agency Tass. Griner was detained at a Moscow airport, reportedly in mid-February, after Russian authorities said a search of her luggage revealed vape cartridges allegedly containing oil derived from cannabis,…

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An Offensive Defense

March 16, 2022

Monday night’s good start by the Philadelphia 76ers against the Denver Nuggets was squandered due to a lack of consistent defense. By Chris Murray  For the Philadelphia Sunday SUN During his pregame press conference before Monday’s game against the Denver Nuggets at the Wells Fargo Center, 76ers head coach Glenn “Doc” Rivers downplayed the significance…

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So much for that…

March 14, 2022

ABOVE PHOTO: Brooklyn Nets’ Kyrie Irving, center, goes up for a rebound against Philadelphia 76ers’ Joel Embiid, left, during the second half of an NBA basketball game, Thursday, March 10, 2022, in Philadelphia. (AP Photo/Matt Slocum) Not only did Thursday night’s drubbing by the Brooklyn Nets end in a “victory” for former point guard Ben…

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COLUMN: Woods closes out one chapter, will he write another?

March 11, 2022

ABOVE PHOTO: Tiger Woods (AP Photo/David J. Phillip) By Jim Litke  ASSOCIATED  PRESS Tiger Woods spoke for 15 minutes or so, nearly all of it devoted to his parents and everyone else who nourished his love of the game. Missing was even one mention of any of the mind-bending accomplishments that landed him at the…

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