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Drexel junior guard Kurk Lee.
Drexel University Athletics
Matt Leon
January 16, 2019 - 3:42 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — The Drexel Dragons will be home Thursday night for a Colonial Athletic Association battle with Towson. Drexel (8-11 overall, 2-4 CAA) split a pair of road games last week. First, the Dragons picked up arguably their biggest win of the season on Thursday night, using a...
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Jefferson University senior guard Jessica Kaminski
Tom Weishaar
Matt Leon
January 16, 2019 - 12:01 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — There are only six undefeated teams left in the country in NCAA Division II women's basketball. One of them is right here in Philadelphia. The Jefferson University Rams are 17-0 and ranked as high as fifth (tied) nationally in Division II. Their latest win was a 77-54...
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Philadelphia 76ers' Joel Embiid, center, hangs on the rim after a dunk during the first half of an NBA basketball game against the Minnesota Timberwolves, Tuesday, Jan. 15, 2019, in Philadelphia.
Matt Slocum/AP Photo
January 15, 2019 - 9:45 pm
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — J oel Embiid had 31 points and 13 rebounds, and the Philadelphia 76ers scored 83 points in the first half in a 149-107 thrashing of the Minnesota Timberwolves on Tuesday night in Jimmy Butler's first game against his former team. The Golden State Warriors were the only team to...
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In this Sunday, Dec. 2, 2018, photo, the Atlanta Falcons play the Baltimore Ravens in the Mercedes-Benz stadium during the second half of an NFL football game, in Atlanta.
AP Photo/Danny Karnik
January 15, 2019 - 9:26 pm
ATLANTA (AP) — A day after travelers waited nearly 90 minutes in snail-speed security lines at the world's busiest airport, Atlanta's mayor is concerned about the waits that could result when the city hosts the 2019 Super Bowl. The ongoing partial government shutdown is "uncharted territory" amid...
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Swarthmore College senior guard Cam Wiley
Swarthmore College Athletics
Matt Leon
January 15, 2019 - 10:46 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — The Swarthmore College men's basketball team has emerged over the last few years as a consistent power in Division III. The Garnet won four NCAA Tournament games over the previous two seasons. Their postseason run in 2017-18 ended in the national quarterfinals. This...
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Philadelphia Flyers' Robert Hagg, left, collides with Minnesota Wild's Nate Prosser during the third period of an NHL hockey game, Monday, Jan. 14, 2019, in Philadelphia. Philadelphia won 7-4.
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January 15, 2019 - 6:56 am
By Aaron Bracy, Associated Press PHILADELPHIA (AP) — A pep talk by new coach Scott Gordon has helped turn James van Riemsdyk's game around. Van Riemsdyk recorded a hat trick, and Nolan Patrick had two goals and two assists to lead the Philadelphia Flyers to a 7-4 victory over the Minnesota Wild on...
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The Philadelphia Wings will look for their first win on Saturday night in Rochester.
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Andrew Kramer
January 14, 2019 - 5:37 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — The Philadelphia Wings lacrosse team announced Monday that they have "permanently removed" announcer Shawny Hill following "offensive comments" he made during the team's home game over the weekend. Here's the comment from last night's Swarm-Wings game. You can easily...
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Philadelphia Eagles running back LeSean McCoy dives through the heart of the New Orleans Saints' defensive line to score a 1-yard touchdown in the third quarter during the NFC Wild Card Game on Saturday, Jan. 4, 2014, at Lincoln Financial Field.
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Rachel Kurland
January 14, 2019 - 11:49 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Although the loss to the Saints Sunday on fell hard on the Eagles, players optimistically reflected on the season and what's to come. Using a dominant ball-control offense and a few gambles that paid off, the Saints got two touchdown passes from Drew Brees and two...
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Andy Murray
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January 14, 2019 - 10:40 am
MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) — If this was it for Andy Murray, if this truly was it, he gave himself — and an appreciative, raucous crowd that included his mother and brother — quite a gutsy goodbye, the type of never-give-in performance he's famous for. What Murray could not quite do Monday at the...
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Lincoln Financial Field
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Mike DeNardo
January 13, 2019 - 4:00 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW NEWSRADIO) -- The Eagles are in the playoffs, but the next game at Lincoln Financial Field will be...a hockey game. The Flyers are playing Pittsburgh in a rare outdoor match next month. The National Hockey League has had 26 outdoor games since 2003. The Flyers-Penguins Stadium...
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