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Fox and Hound
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Andrew Kramer
August 16, 2018 - 7:22 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Many Phillies fans who were hitting up sports bars in town Thursday afternoon to watch Game 1 of the doubleheader against the Mets were quickly met with disappointment. One fan, Rodney, came to Fox and Hound at 15th and Spruce streets to watch some Phillies baseball...
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Holy Ghost Prep High School alum Nolan Jones is one of the top prospects in the Cleveland Indians organization.
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Matt Leon
August 16, 2018 - 3:15 pm
WILMINGTON, Del. (KYW Newsradio) — The Lynchburg Hillcats were the road team on Wednesday night for a key Carolina League match-up with the Wilmington Blue Rocks down in Delaware. But for their third baseman, it almost had to feel like a home game. That's because Nolan Jones, who was a star at Holy...
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Penn State wide receiver DeAndre Thompkins hauls in a one-handed grab during an NCAA college football practice, Wednesday, Aug. 15, 2018, in State College, Pa.
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August 16, 2018 - 2:52 pm
STATE COLLEGE, Pa. (AP) — James Franklin knows Penn State is facing more uncertainty this season than the last two, when the Nittany Lions quickly matured into one of the best teams in the country. Entering his fifth season in Happy Valley, Franklin is confident that some new faces will step in and...
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U.S. Olympic journalists Madison Kocian and Kyla Ross
AP Photo/Dmitri Lovetsky, File; AP Photo/David J. Phillip, File
August 16, 2018 - 11:01 am
By Will Graves, AP Sports Writer BOSTON (AP) — Madison Kocian and Kyla Ross watched the women they won Olympic gold with step forward one by one over the last 18 months to detail their abuse at the hands of disgraced former USA Gymnastics national team doctor Larry Nassar. The more their Olympic...
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Philadelphia Phillies' Wilson Ramos is doused by Odubel Herrera after the Phillies' 7-4 win in a baseball game against the Boston Red Sox, Wednesday, Aug. 15, 2018, in Philadelphia.
AP Photo/Matt Slocum
August 16, 2018 - 7:14 am
By Rob Maaddi, AP Sports Writer PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Wilson Ramos became an instant favorite with his new team. Ramos had three extra-base hits and three RBIs, helping the Philadelphia Phillies beat the Boston Red Sox 7-4 on Wednesday night in his first game wearing red pinstripes. The Phillies, who...
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Matt Leon
August 15, 2018 - 2:25 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) -- The Phillies will wrap up their brief two-game interleague series with the Boston Red Sox Wednesday night at Citizens Bank Park. The Phils lost the opener in this set Tuesday night 2-1. It was their fifth loss in their last seven games. During this rough stretch, the...
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 In this Feb. 4, 2017 file photo, LeSean McCoy of the Buffalo Bills, left, and Delicia Cordon arrive at the 6th annual NFL Honors at the Wortham Center in Houston.
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August 14, 2018 - 9:22 pm
ATLANTA (AP) — Buffalo Bills running back LeSean McCoy finalized eviction proceedings against his ex-girlfriend after reaching an agreement in Georgia on Tuesday. In the meantime, McCoy took his familiar spot with the starting lineup at training camp, where Bills general manager Brandon Beane said...
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Urban Meyer
AP Photo/Jay LaPrete, File
August 14, 2018 - 9:11 pm
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — The Urban Meyer investigation is costing Ohio State $500,000, but whether the superstar football coach keeps his job still comes down to whether the university wants to stick with him based on how he's already been tainted by the scandal. Meyer is on paid leave while Ohio...
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University of Maryland president Wallace Loh speaks at a news conference held to address the school's football program and the death of offensive lineman Jordan McNair, who collapsed on a practice field and subsequently died, in College Park, Md.
AP Photo/Patrick Semansky
August 14, 2018 - 9:09 pm
COLLEGE PARK, Md. (AP) — The University of Maryland acknowledged Tuesday that the football player who collapsed during practice and subsequently died did not receive proper medical care and the school must accept "legal and moral responsibility for the mistakes." Maryland has parted ways with...
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Philadelphia Eagles quarterback Nick Foles (9) reacts after defeating the New England Patriots at Super Bowl LII at U.S. Bank Stadium.
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Ed Benkin
August 14, 2018 - 4:40 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — A Super Bowl rematch? Hardly. Yes, it will be the Eagles and the Patriots taking the field against each other for preseason action on Thursday night, but the stakes won't be as high as they were in February. The last time the two teams met, the Eagles vanquished the...
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