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Philadelphia Phillies' Vince Velasquez pitches during the third inning of a baseball game against the Atlanta Braves.
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May 22, 2018 - 10:40 pm
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Ozzie Albies hit his 14th homer, Brandon McCarthy tossed 5 2/3 sharp innings and the Atlanta Braves beat the Philadelphia Phillies 3-1 Tuesday night. McCarthy (5-2) allowed one run and four hits with five strikeouts. He is 4-0 with a 2.08 ERA against Philadelphia this season and...
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Philadelphia Eagles quarterback Carson Wentz (11) hands off to running back Matt Jones (38) in front of quarterback Nick Foles (9) and quarterback Nate Sudfeld (7) during organized team activities.
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Mike DeNardo
May 22, 2018 - 4:10 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Eagles head coach Doug Pederson confirmed the world champion team will be going to the White House next month. But attendance is not mandatory. "It's an individual basis," explained Pederson. "It's one of those things that, again, we're working through a ton of things...
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Delaware Valley University senior Ta'riq Thomas will take part in the the long jump and triple jump this week at the NCAA Division III Outdoor Championships.
Delaware Valley University Athletics
Matt Leon
May 22, 2018 - 3:55 pm
DOYLESTOWN, Pa. (KYW Newsradio) — One of the area's best track and field athletes will look to cap his college career in style this weekend. Delaware Valley University senior Ta'riq Thomas is heading to the NCAA Division III Outdoor Championships later this week in La Crosse, Wisconsin, where he...
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Eagles quarterback Carson Wentz
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Ed Benkin
May 22, 2018 - 2:35 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Carson Wentz has a Super Bowl ring. He will no doubt be happier to get another one in a game he actually plays in. The injured Eagles quarterback continues with his rehab work as players gather in South Philadelphia for three days of organized team activities. Wentz...
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Drexel women's rugby players demonstrate the sport at the Battleship New Jersey in advance of the 2018 Collegiate Rugby Championships.
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David Madden
May 22, 2018 - 2:05 pm
CAMDEN, N.J. (KYW Newsradio) — Visitors to the Battleship New Jersey in Camden on Monday got an extra experience with their tour of the iconic vessel when rugby players put on a show to promote a national championship in the Philadelphia area next month. Local college athletes put on a clinic for...
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May 21, 2018; Philadelphia, PA, USA; Philadelphia Phillies starting pitcher Nick Pivetta (43) pitches against the Atlanta Braves at Citizens Bank Park
Bill Streicher-USA TODAY Sports
May 21, 2018 - 10:54 pm
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Nick Pivetta struck out seven over seven innings, and Nick Williams and Aaron Altherr each homered to lead the Phillies to a 3-0 win over the Atlanta Braves on Monday night. The Phillies took the opener of the three-game series and moved a half game behind Atlanta for first...
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Baltimore, MD, USA; Philadelphia Phillies pitcher Nick Pivetta (43) throws a pitch in the first inning against the Baltimore Orioles at Oriole Park at Camden Yards
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May 21, 2018 - 3:53 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) -- The top two teams in the National League East will square off Monday at Citizens Bank Park as the Phillies welcome the Atlanta Braves back to town. The Braves lead the NL East with a record of 28-17 (the best record in the National League). The Phillies are currently...
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In this Dec. 6, 2008, file photo, Ariana Kukors swims to win the Women's 200-yard breaststroke finals during the 2008 USA Swimming Short Course National Championships at the Georgia Tech Aquatic Center in Atlanta.
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May 21, 2018 - 3:26 pm
SEATTLE (AP) — Olympic swimmer Ariana Kukors Smith sued USA Swimming on Monday, alleging the sport's national governing body knew her former coach sexually abused her as a minor and covered it up. Kukors Smith alleges Sean Hutchison, who began coaching her at a swim club near Seattle, groomed her...
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Swarthmore College is headed to the Division III College World Series for the first time in program history.
Swarthmore College Athletics
Matt Leon
May 21, 2018 - 1:11 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — One of the best sports stories of the year in the Philadelphia area continues to unfold. The Swarthmore College baseball team is heading to the Division III College World Series in Appleton, Wisconsin. The Garnet captured the Auburn, New York regional crown Sunday...
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Serena Williams
(AP Photo/Lynne Sladky, File
May 21, 2018 - 9:51 am
ROME (AP) — Several of Serena Williams' biggest rivals believe that the 23-time Grand Slam champion deserves more than just a guaranteed spot in the French Open draw. Williams, who is expected to play in her first major since returning from maternity leave, should also receive a top seed that...
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