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Game, Fightins…

October 4, 2023

Thanks to a great pitching performance from Zach Wheeler, the Philadelphia Phillies took Game 1 of the Wild Card series by defeating the Florida Marlins at Citizens Bank Park on Tuesday night. By Chris Murray For the Philadelphia Sunday SUN ABOVE PHOTO: The Fightin’ Phillies celebrate win. Photo: Webster Riddick In a short postseason series…

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Philadelphia Phillies look to make quick work of upstart Marlins in Wild Card Series

October 3, 2023

Photo: Philadelphia Phillies’ Kyle Schwarber, left, celebrates his home run off of Pittsburgh Pirates’ Luis Ortiz with teammate Bryce Harper during the first inning of a baseball game, Thursday, Sept. 28, 2023 (AP Photo/Matt Rourke) BY DAN GELSTON PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Rob Thomson gripped a bottle of bubbly in the exhilarating moments after the Philadelphia Phillies…

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The great escape

October 3, 2023

The Philadelphia Eagles aren’t firing on all cylinders. That they keep winning in spite of that should scare the rest of the league. By Chris MurrayFor the Philadelphia Sunday SUN ABOVE PHOTO: Eagles defense sacks Washington quarterback Sam Howell. Photos: Webster Riddick If the unbeaten Philadelphia Eagles aren’t playing their best football after the four…

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Swinging, and swinging, and swinging…

September 29, 2023

Now that the Philadelphia Phillies have made it back into the postseason, counting them out would be a bad idea.By Chris MurrayFor the Philadelphia Sunday SUN Photos by Webster RiddickNow that the defending National League champion Philadelphia Phillies have punched their ticket to the postseason for the second straight year, it is safe to say,…

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One…is the magic number…

September 25, 2023

Thanks to a 10-strikeout performance from pitcher Cristopher Sanchez and a sweep of the New York Mets, the Philadelphia Phillies are now one game away from another trip to the postseason. By Chris MurrayFor the Philadelphia Sunday SUN ABOVE PHOTO: Philadelphia Phillies’ Cristopher Sanchez pitches during the first inning of a baseball game against the…

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Run, Eagles! Run!

September 15, 2023

The Philadelphia Eagles defeated the Minnesota Vikings on Thursday night by using the ground game. By Chris Murray For the Philadelphia Sunday SUN  For much of the first half of Thursday night’s home opener against the Minnesota Vikings, the Philadelphia Eagles offense seemed to be mired in a funk. They failed to take advantage of…

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The Eagles get defensive

September 11, 2023

The Philadelphia Eagles opening day win over the New England Patriots was a clinic on the importance of defense. By Chris MurrayFor the Philadelphia Sunday SUN Above photo: New England Patriots tight end Hunter Henry (85) is pursued by Philadelphia Eagles safety Reed Blankenship, left, as he scores a touchdown on a pass from quarterback…

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Joint scrimmage showcases highs and lows

August 18, 2023

Before the Philadelphia Eagles and Cleveland Browns took the field on Thursday night, they practiced together at a joint training camp. ABOVE PHOTO: Jalen Hurts at practice (Photos by Webster Riddick) By Chris Murray  For the Philadelphia Sunday SUN For all the talk about the Philadelphia Eagles having a post-Super Bowl “hangover” in 2023, the…

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