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Matt Leon
August 22, 2018 - 3:40 pm
WASHINGTON (KYW Newsradio) — The Phillies will continue their series with the Nationals Wednesday night again down in Washington, D.C. The Phils have lost three in a row and nine of their last 14. Tuesday night, they opened this series with a 10-4 loss to the Nats. Phillies actually led 4-1 after 5...
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 Luis Avilan
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August 22, 2018 - 3:08 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) -- The Phillies have added another left-handed arm to their bullpen. The team acquired reliever Luis Avilán from the Chicago White Sox on Wednesday in exchange for minor league right-hander Felix Paulino. Avilán, 29, has posted a 3.86 ERA with 14 walks, 46 strikeouts...
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Junior quarterback Sean McGaughey threw for 1,734 yards and seven touchdowns last season for Division III Widener University
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Matt Leon
August 22, 2018 - 11:56 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — The Division III Widener University football team has enjoyed a lot of success under head coach Mike Kelly, and they should be a team to be reckoned with once again in 2018. The Pride are coming off a 7-4 (7-2 in the Middle Atlantic Conference) season and Kelly is...
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Recording artist Shawn Mendes performs at the American Airlines Arena.
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August 22, 2018 - 10:26 am
PHILADELPHIA (94WIP SportsRadio) — The NFL has announced a 2018 Kickoff experience to take place in Philadelphia on Thursday, Sept. 6, before the Eagles host the Falcons at Lincoln Financial Field. The 2018 NFL Kickoff event will take place in the Great Plaza at Penn's Landing. The NFL experience...
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Washington Nationals starting pitcher Tanner Roark delivers a pitch during the third inning of a baseball game against the Philadelphia Phillies, Tuesday, Aug. 21, 2018, in Washington.
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August 22, 2018 - 7:38 am
By Harvey Valentine, Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — Andrew Stevenson was still driving toward Nationals Park when Tuesday night's game against the Phillies began. Thanks to a lengthy rain delay, he got there in plenty of time to help Washington get the win. Stevenson and Wilmer Difo hit back-to...
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Jun 30, 2018; Philadelphia, PA, USA; Philadelphia Phillies starting pitcher Vince Velasquez (28) pitches during the first inning against the Washington Nationals at Citizens Bank Park
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Matt Leon
August 21, 2018 - 3:49 pm
WASHINGTON (KYW Newsradio) — The Phillies are down in Washington, D.C., to open a three-game series with the Nationals Tuesday night. Gabe Kapler's squad comes into this one 68-56 and in second place in the National League East — a game behind the Atlanta Braves, who will visit Pittsburgh Tuesday...
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Ursinus College junior quarterback Tom Garlick is entering his third season as the starter for the Bears.
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Matt Leon
August 21, 2018 - 3:39 pm
COLLEGEVILLE, Pa. (KYW Newsradio) — The Division III Ursinus College football team is coming off a solid 6-4 2017 campaign. Hopes are high in Collegeville that the 2018 season can be even better. Pete Gallagher is entering his 18th season as head coach of the Bears, and he said they have made a lot...
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 Serena Williams
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August 21, 2018 - 2:56 pm
Serena Williams got a bit of a boost in the seedings for the U.S. Open by being placed at No. 17, nine spots above her current ranking. The U.S. Tennis Association's decision, announced Tuesday along with all the other seeds for the main draws of women's and men's singles, means Williams avoids a...
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Former Cincinnati Reds player Pete Rose speaks during a pregame ceremony of the unveiling of his bronze statue at Great American Ball Park.
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Mike DeNardo
August 21, 2018 - 1:19 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Baseball's controversial all-time hit leader, Pete Rose, is planning a public appearance in Philadelphia this fall. The $49-a-ticket show, Oct. 20 at the Liacouras Center on the Temple University campus, is billed as "An Evening with Pete Rose" and described as a "...
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In this Jan. 8, 2018, file photo, Alabama head coach Nick Saban celebrates after overtime of the NCAA college football playoff championship game against Georgia, in Atlanta.
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August 20, 2018 - 6:37 pm
Alabama will begin its quest for a second consecutive national championship with a rare three-peat. The Crimson Tide is just the second team to be ranked No. 1 in the preseason Associated Press Top 25 poll for three straight seasons. Alabama received 42 out of 61 first-place votes. No. 2 Clemson...
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