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Ed Benkin
July 29, 2018 - 3:26 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Each year, there are actions taken for player safety by the NFL. A new rule will result in a major adjustment for defensive players. The league's new rule involves players leading with their heads on tackles. Fearing the danger of leading with helmets resulting in the...
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The Eagles practiced in pads for the first time this summer.
Chris Jastrzembski
Ed Benkin
July 29, 2018 - 9:11 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — It is always a landmark event at training camp, but there were no beat up bodies on Saturday. The Eagles practiced in pads for the first time this summer Saturday morning. While there are limits as to how long teams can practice with live hitting, the pads usually...
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Cincinnati Reds relief pitcher Amir Garrett (50) puts out Philadelphia Phillies' Odubel Herrera at first in the fifth inning of a baseball game, Friday, July 27, 2018, in Cincinnati.
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July 28, 2018 - 8:34 am
CINCINNATI (AP) — Mason Williams waited a long time for his second major league home run. He made sure it was memorable. Williams hit a three-run homer to snap a 2-2 tie in the fourth inning, and the Cincinnati Reds' bullpen made it stand up in a 6-4 win over the Philadelphia Phillies on Friday...
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Asdrubal Cabrera
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July 27, 2018 - 7:21 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) -- One day after the Philadelphia Phillies tied a franchise record for most home runs in a game (7), the team made a move to make its offense even better. The Phillies acquired infielder Asdrubal Cabrera from the New York Mets on Friday in exchange for minor league...
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Eagles Training Camp
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Ed Benkin
July 27, 2018 - 3:15 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) -- Depth is one of the biggest reasons why the Eagles won the Super Bowl last year. The defense will be counting on that depth once again in 2018. Both sides of the ball were hit by major injuries last season, but the depth chart produced a host of capable replacements...
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SJU product Brian O'Keefe is batting .251 with three home runs this season for the High-A Palm Beach Cardinals.
Palm Beach Cardinals
Matt Leon
July 27, 2018 - 1:24 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Brian O'Keefe has made steady progress in the St. Louis Cardinals organization since he was drafted in the 7th round in 2014 out of Saint Joseph's University. The 25-year-old right-handed hitter has spent all of 2018 with the High-A Palm Beach Cardinals in the Florida...
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Philadelphia Phillies' Rhys Hoskins celebrates in the dugout after hitting a solo home run off Cincinnati Reds starting pitcher Tyler Mahle during the first inning of a baseball game, Thursday, July 26, 2018, in Cincinnati.
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July 27, 2018 - 6:14 am
CINCINNATI (AP) — The Philadelphia Phillies are having so much fun right now that Nick Williams compared them to kids at recess. Williams, Rhys Hoskins and Maikel Franco each hit two of Philadelphia's record-tying seven home runs, and the Phillies overpowered the Cincinnati Reds 9-4 on Thursday...
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Philadelphia Eagles quarterback Carson Wentz does warm up drills with his teammates during training camp at the NovaCare Complex.
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Ed Benkin
July 26, 2018 - 8:02 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — If Carson Wentz had believed a report earlier in the week, he would not have been on the field for the first practice of training camp. Reports surfaced that Wentz would start the season on the team's PUP (physically unable to perform) list, but the quarterback was on...
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Conor McGregor
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July 26, 2018 - 2:32 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — This time, Conor McGregor didn't put up a fight. The mixed martial arts star pleaded guilty on Thursday to disorderly conduct and will perform five days of community service to resolve charges stemming from a backstage melee at a New York City arena in which he was caught on camera...
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Philadelphia Phillies' Carlos Santana hits a three-run triple off Los Angeles Dodgers relief pitcher Scott Alexander during the fifth inning of a baseball game, Wednesday, July 25, 2018, in Philadelphia.
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July 25, 2018 - 4:08 pm
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Scott Kingery homered and Carlos Santana hit a three-run triple in Philadelphia's five-run fifth inning, leading the Phillies to a 7-3 victory over the Los Angeles Dodgers on Wednesday. Rhys Hoskins also went deep for the Phillies, who increase their lead in the NL East to 1½...
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