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Trump considering pardon for late boxer Jack Johnson

President Donald Trump says he's considering a posthumous pardon for boxing's first black heavyweight champion more than 100 years after the late Jack Johnson was convicted by all-white jury of accompanying a white woman across state lines.

Champ Eagles vs. Atlanta to open season, also play in London

Super Bowl champion Philadelphia will host Atlanta to kick off the 2018 NFL season on Thursday night, Sept. 6.

Embiid scores 23, 76ers top Heat 128-108 for 2-1 series lead

Joel Embiid had trouble with his new mask.

Jackie Robinson's daughter says black MLBers reluctant to speak out

Jackie Robinson's daughter thinks black baseball players are more reluctant to speak publicly about racial issues than their NFL and NBA colleagues because they constitute a lower percentage of rosters.

Eagles release cornerback Daryl Worley after his arrest

The Philadelphia Eagles have released cornerback Daryl Worley, hours after he was arrested.

Venus, Serena Williams join Billie Jean King equal pay push

A day before playing in the 2005 final at the All England Club, Venus Williams addressed a meeting of the Grand Slam Board, urging Wimbledon and the French Open to offer equal pay to male and female players.

Philadelphia cheers NCAA champs Villanova with parade

Thousands of fans lined up in downtown Philadelphia to celebrate another sports championship with a parade, this time for Villanova University's Wildcats.

Sixers pay tribute to Julius 'Dr. J' Erving with sculpture

The Philadelphia 76ers are paying tribute to Hall of Famer Julius Erving with a sculpture depicting him soaring.

Villanova wins second NCAA title in three years

They chanted his name from the cheap seats: "Di-Vin-cen-zo, Di-Vin-cen-zo." By the time Donte DiVincenzo was done doing his damage, Villanova had another title and college basketball had its newest star.

No. 1 pick Fultz scores 10 points in 1st game since October

Markelle Fultz heard 20,000 fans chanting "Fultz! Fultz! Fultz!" and for a fleeting moment he thought they were serenading Philly's most popular athlete.

Villanova returns to Final Four, beating Texas Tech 71-59

With all of the underdogs and upsets that have upended the NCAA tournament, no one has managed to come close to Villanova.

Will Fultz return to 76ers this season? It's up to him

The Philadelphia 76ers want Markelle Fultz back this season, but only when the No. 1 pick in last year's draft is comfortable that he's regained his shooting stroke.

NFL players use attention over protests to push for change

The controversy over protests during the national anthem at NFL games last season helped propel issues of racial inequality and social injustice to the forefront and gave athletes a stronger voice to bring about change, current and former players said ...

Head coach first African-American to win Idaho state title

A FedEx employee in 1997, Marsell Colbert wasn't surprised to learn he was Coeur d'Alene's first African-American courier.

Woods looks closer than ever to winning again

The red shirt didn't have a collar. His head doesn't have quite as much hair. His lower spine has been fused.

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