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Mets miscues lead to improbable Phillies comeback

June 26, 2023

The New York Mets managed to snatch defeat from the jaws of victory against the Philadelphia Phillies thanks to an 8th inning that can only be described as Mets-ian. By Chris MurrayFor the Philadelphia Sunday SUN ABOVE PHOTO: Philadelphia Phillies’ Trea Turner (7) is cheered by Nick Castellanos, right, after he hit a home run…

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Walker on a roll 

June 23, 2023

As his former squad comes into town this weekend, Philadelphia Phillies pitcher Taijuan Walker appears to have gotten back on track. By Chris Murray For the Philadelphia Sunday SUN ABOVE PHOTO: Philadelphia Phillies pitcher Taijuan Walker throws against the Oakland Athletics during the first inning of a baseball game in Oakland, Calif., Friday, June 16,…

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Streak, meet streak…

June 21, 2023

A lack of offense from the Philadelphia Phillies spoils another solid effort by Ranger Suarez in the team’s 4-2 loss to Atlanta Braves.  By Chris Murray For the Philadelphia Sunday SUN ABOVE PHOTO: Atlanta Braves players celebrate a win against the Phillies in last night’s series opener. Photo by Webster Riddick Don’t look now, but the Philadelphia…

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Black on The Field

June 16, 2023

Los Angeles Dodgers right fielder Mookie Betts is one of the few American-born Blacks playing baseball. He’s also one of the best players, period. ABOVE PHOTO: Los Angeles Dodgers’ Mookie Betts during the ninth inning of a baseball game, Friday, June 9, 2023, in Philadelphia.  (AP Photo/Matt Rourke)  By Chris Murray  For the Philadelphia Sunday…

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Phillies tame the Tigers

June 13, 2023

In the first two games of a three-game homestand against the Detroit Tigers, the Philadelphia Phillies used both pitching and hitting to their advantage. By Chris MurrayFor the Philadelphia Sunday SUN ABOVE PHOTO: Philadelphia Phillies’ Kody Clemens, right, reacts to his game-winning hit with Bryson Stott, center, and Josh Harrison, left, during the baseball game…

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A New Prescription

June 6, 2023

New 76ers coach Nick Nurse hopes he has the treatment that will get the team beyond Round Two of the NBA Playoffs. By Chris Murray For the Philadelphia Sunday SUN In their latest attempt to bring the City of Philadelphia its first NBA title since 1983, the Philadelphia 76ers introduced new head coach Nick Nurse…

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76ers hope new coach Nick Nurse can lead team to NBA title

June 2, 2023

ABOVE PHOTO: Toronto Raptors head coach Nick Nurse directs his team during the first half of an NBA basketball game against the Charlotte Hornets in Charlotte, N.C., Sunday, April 2, 2023. The Philadelphia 76ers hired Nurse on Monday, May 29, 2023, following his exit from the Toronto Raptors, a person with direct knowledge of the…

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NFL great Jim Brown sought solutions in a lifetime devoted to activism

May 25, 2023

ABOVE PHOTO: JIM BROWN IS INTRODUCED before the inaugural Pro Football Hall of Fame Fan Fest Friday, May 2, 2014, at the International Exposition Center in Cleveland. NFL legend, actor and social activist Jim Brown passed away peacefully in his Los Angeles home on Thursday night, May 18, 2023, with his wife, Monique, by his…

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