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Drexel head coach Denise Dillon flanked by associate head coach Amy Mallon (left) and assistant Michelle Baker (right).
Drexel University Athletics
Matt Leon
February 18, 2019 - 1:40 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Sunday was a big for the Drexel University women's basketball program. The Dragons went wire-to-wire in a 76-45 victory over Northeastern. The win was big because it improved Drexel to 18-5 overall this season. The Dragons are currently second in the Colonial Athletic...
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Competitors battle during a national lightsaber tournament in Beaumont-sur-Oise, north of Paris.
Christophe Ena/AP Photo
February 18, 2019 - 9:15 am
By John Leicester, AP Sports Writer BEAUMONT-SUR-OISE, France (AP) — Master Yoda, dust off his French, he must. It's now easier than ever in France to act out "Star Wars" fantasies, because its fencing federation has borrowed from a galaxy far, far away and officially recognized lightsaber dueling...
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Seth Wenig/AP Photo, File
February 17, 2019 - 10:08 pm
WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. (AP) — Major League Baseball is unilaterally starting the use of pitch clocks for spring training games, while brushing off complaints from players about the slow free agent market. With the sport looking for ways to speed the pace of play, pitchers generally will have 20...
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Carlos Osorio/AP Photo
February 17, 2019 - 9:50 pm
DETROIT (AP) — Ivan Provorov scored a tiebreaking goal early in the third period and Oskar Lindblom had two goals, lifting the surging Philadelphia Flyers to a 3-1 win over the Detroit Red Wings on Sunday night. The Flyers have won 12 of their last 14 games, moving into contention for a wild card...
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Chuck Burton/AP Photo
February 16, 2019 - 11:46 pm
CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Boston's Jayson Tatum got his gamewinner from midcourt. Oklahoma City's Hamidou Diallo went over Shaquille O'Neal to help win his trophy. And Brooklyn's Joe Harris made all the shots at all the right times to deny Golden State's Stephen Curry a storybook ending in his...
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Tony Dejak/AP Photo, File
February 16, 2019 - 5:01 pm
CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — The NBA is bringing a pro league to Africa. The Basketball Africa League, a new collaboration between the NBA and the sport's global governing body FIBA, was announced Saturday. The initial plan is for the 12-team league to begin play in January, and former President Barack...
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Matt Slocum/AP Photo
February 16, 2019 - 4:32 pm
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Travis Konecny scored his second goal of the game 1:27 into overtime and the Philadelphia Flyers bounced back from squandering a big lead to beat the Detroit Red Wings 6-5 on Saturday. Despite overcoming a four-goal lead in the third period, Detroit remained winless in...
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Colin Kaepernick
Steven Senne/AP, file
February 15, 2019 - 2:41 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Colin Kaepernick and Eric Reid have settled collusion cases against the NFL. In a three-sentence statement released Friday, the NFL said: "For the past several months, counsel for Mr. Kaepernick and Mr. Reid have engaged in an ongoing dialogue with representatives of the NFL. As a...
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Neumann University senior Nafisa Saunders is the second-leading scorer in the country in Division III
Neumann University Athletics
Matt Leon
February 15, 2019 - 12:55 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Nafisa Saunders is capping a tremendous career at Neumann University with an out-of-this-world senior season. Saunders is a 5'7" guard who hails from Coatesville. This past Saturday, in the midst of a 35-point, 10-rebound performance in a win over the University of...
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Junior forward DeVaughn Mallory
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Matt Leon
February 15, 2019 - 12:21 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — The Division II Jefferson University men's basketball team is red hot. The Rams won their 12th in a row on Wednesday night, beating visiting Goldey-Beacom at the Gallagher Center, 85-69 to improve to 17-6 overall and they lead the Central Atlantic Collegiate...
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