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Philadelphia Phillies' Bryce Harper celebrates with Jean Segura after hitting a home run with one run batted in during the sixths inning of a baseball game Sunday, May 19, 2019, in Philadelphia. The Phillies won 7-5.
Matt Rourke/AP Photo
May 19, 2019 - 5:59 pm
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Bryce Harper homered for the second straight day and pinch-hitter J.T. Realmuto also went deep to help the Philadelphia Phillies complete a three-game sweep of the Colorado Rockies with a 7-5 victory Sunday. ------ #RingTheBell pic.twitter.com/C5JMEpYo3F — Philadelphia Phillies...
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Alternative Baseball Organization
Alternative Baseball Organization
Antionette Lee
May 19, 2019 - 1:43 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — A baseball team that started in rural Georgia is breaking barriers across the country. The league, coming to Philly this fall, will give people with special needs and autism a shot on the diamond. Taylor Duncan , 22, started the team in 2016. Duncan, who was diagnosed...
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Supporters of electing Dick Allen to the Baseball Hall of Fame
Paul Kurtz/KYW Newsradio
Paul Kurtz
May 19, 2019 - 12:47 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — After coming up one vote shy of the Hall of Fame in 2015, Dick Allen's supporters are determined to get him over the hump when his name comes up again next year. They believe politics have kept him out. At a City Hall gathering on Friday, Gov. Tom Wolf and Mayor Jim...
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War of Will
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Andrew Kramer
May 19, 2019 - 10:06 am
BALTIMORE (AP/KYW Newsradio) — Mark Casse completed a lifelong quest two weeks after the scare of a lifetime. And he did so in a race featuring a riderless horse that threw his jockey out of the gate and kept running. Since he was a child, Casse wanted to win a Triple Crown race, and the well-...
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Philadelphia Phillies starting pitcher Aaron Nola
Laurence Kesterson/AP
May 19, 2019 - 8:05 am
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Bryce Harper delivered a powerful swing and Aaron Nola provided the punchouts. Harper homered over the batter's eye in center field, Nola tied his career high with 12 strikeouts while pitching into the seventh inning and the Philadelphia Phillies defeated the Colorado Rockies 2-...
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Chris Long
Mark Tenally/AP, file
May 19, 2019 - 7:52 am
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Eagles defensive lineman Chris Long announced his retirement from football Saturday night, ending an 11-year NFL playing career that included winning two Super Bowl titles and the Walter Payton Man of the Year Award. Long posted his decision on Twitter, with a tweet that...
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May 17, 2019; Philadelphia, PA, USA; Philadelphia Phillies center fielder Andrew McCutchen (22) shares a light moment with shortstop Jean Segura (2) and first base coach Paco Figueroa (33) during a Colorado Rockies pitching change in the fifth inning at C
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May 18, 2019 - 12:36 pm
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Andrew McCutchen's early batting practice quickly paid off. ✊✋✌️ #RingTheBell pic.twitter.com/wh3zjCs3Ka — Philadelphia Phillies (@Phillies) May 18, 2019 McCutchen hit a two-run homer, Bryce Harper lined a two-run double and Cole Irvin tossed six effective innings to lead the...
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Jockey Trevor McCarthy, right, looks on as track officials tend to his ride Congrats Gal after the horse collapsed after the eighth horse race at Pimlico Race Course, Friday, May 17, 2019, in Baltimore.
Lauren Helber/AP Photo
May 17, 2019 - 8:02 pm
BALTIMORE (AP) — A filly collapsed and died while running at Pimlico Race Course on Friday, the day before the track hosts the second leg of the Triple Crown. Congrats Gal faltered in the upper stretch of the Miss Preakness Stakes in 83-degree heat and was eased to the finish line. The Florida-bred...
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Stotesbury Cup Regatta 2019
Mike Dougherty/KYW Newsradio
May 17, 2019 - 3:58 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Kelly Drive is alive as about 20,000 people are lining the banks of the Schuylkill River to watch the Stotesbury Cup Regatta this weekend. Sure, people are here for the races. "It's the largest high school rowing event anywhere,” explained Schuylkill Navy Commodore...
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Lonnie Outlaw
Vernon Ray
Matt Leon
May 17, 2019 - 1:16 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — The Philadelphia Soul will look to get back on the winning track Saturday afternoon when they visit the Washington Valor. The 2-1 Soul are coming off their first loss of the season as they fell at home this past Saturday to Albany, 57-48. "We just couldn't get that...
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