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United States' Alex Morgan celebrates after scoring her side's second goal during the Women's World Cup semifinal soccer match between England and the United States, at the Stade de Lyon, outside Lyon, France, Tuesday, July 2, 2019.
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July 02, 2019 - 5:19 pm
LYON, France (AP) — Alex Morgan celebrated her go-ahead goal with a cheeky tea-sipping celebration and Alyssa Naeher stopped a late penalty kick to send the United States into the final at the Women's World Cup with a 2-1 victory over England on Tuesday night. The top-ranked United States will face...
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Mar 20, 2019; Philadelphia, PA, USA; Philadelphia 76ers guard Ben Simmons (25) reacts after assisting on a score against the Boston Celtics during the second quarter at Wells Fargo Center.
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Kevin Wright
July 02, 2019 - 2:02 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — The Philadelphia 76ers are looking to lock down their star point guard Ben Simmons with a max extension, a new report says. According to ESPN's Adrian Wojnarowski, the Sixers are hoping to sign the former Rookie of the Year to a five-year $170 million extension. Woj...
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Tyler Skaggs has died at age 27, Monday, July 1, 2019.
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July 01, 2019 - 7:40 pm
ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — Los Angeles Angels pitcher Tyler Skaggs died Monday at the age of 27, stunning Major League Baseball and leading to the postponement of the team's game against the Texas Rangers. Skaggs was with the team in Texas when he was found unresponsive in his hotel room, police said...
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United States' Cori "Coco" Gauff, right, greets the United States's Venus Williams at the net after winning their Women's singles match during day one of the Wimbledon Tennis Championships in London, Monday, July 1, 2019
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July 01, 2019 - 2:58 pm
WIMBLEDON, England (AP) — In a matchup of youth vs. experience, the youngest woman in the draw beat the oldest at Wimbledon. Fifteen-year-old Coco Gauff beat five-time champion Venus Williams 6-4, 6-4 in a first-round meeting between two players with a 24-year age gap on Court 1. The 39-year-old...
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The New York Mets apologize for a gaffe in including the names and photos of Jim Gosger and Jessie Hudson, two members of the 1969 Mets who were memorialized in a Saturday ceremony honoring the World Series-winning team
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July 01, 2019 - 12:33 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — In the latest embarrassment for the New York Mets, the team has publicly apologized to two living members of its 1969 World Series championship team who were included in a video montage of dead players during the 50th anniversary celebration. With a message that filled up one Citi...
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Cori Gauff
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July 01, 2019 - 10:32 am
By Ryan Prior, CNN (CNN) -- American tennis prodigy Cori "Coco" Gauff, 15, just became the youngest player in the Open era to advance through qualifying to reach Wimbledon's main draw where she will play compatriot Venus Williams. The Delray Beach, Florida, resident, who's been touted as the next...
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July 01, 2019 - 10:19 am
By Andrew Porter PHILADELPHIA (WIP) — The Philadelphia 76ers will be entering the 2019-20 season with their fourth new starting lineup in one calendar year. That's the bad news. The good news is, the case for this new one being the best is not a difficult case to make. Let's take a look. PG - Ben...
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The dance form known as breaking has been provisionally included in the 2024 Olympic Games.
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Hadas Kuznits
July 01, 2019 - 4:00 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — The dance form known as breaking has been provisionally included in the 2024 Olympic Games. Mark Wong, co-director of Hip Hop Fundamentals in Philadelphia,a says having an Olympic audience on breaking would certainly reinvigorate this art form. "My first thought was...
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Philadelphia Phillies' Bryce Harper celebrates after scoring during the sixth inning of a baseball game against the Miami Marlins, Sunday, June 30, 2019, in Miami.
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June 30, 2019 - 5:38 pm
By Steven Wine MIAMI (AP) — Bryce Harper homered and drove in four runs Sunday to help the Philadelphia Phillies end a streak of five consecutive losses to the last-place Miami Marlins with a 13-6 victory Sunday. Harper hit run-scoring singles in the first and sixth innings and a two-run homer in...
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Jun 29, 2019; Miami, FL, USA; Philadelphia Phillies second baseman Cesar Hernandez (16) scores a run in the fourth inning of the game against Miami Marlins at Marlins Park.
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June 29, 2019 - 7:55 pm
By Steven Wine MIAMI (AP) — Neil Walker homered and drove in three runs Saturday to help the Miami Marlins rally from a five-run deficit and beat the Philadelphia Phillies for the fifth consecutive time, 9-6. The Marlins fell behind 6-1 before starting their comeback when Walker snapped an 0-for-15...
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